Comply with the Board’s current Rules and Regulations for providing counseling, supervision, and telemental health services, which can be found HERE.
Do I have to comply with the Board’s Rule 7.5. if I am not providing telemental health services?
No, you are not required to obtain the Board Certified-Telemental Health (BC-TMH) credential or complete professional training as outlined in Rule 7.5. if you are not or do not plan to provide distance professional services.
How do I submit verification of training or credential to the Board?
Submit verification of credential or of completion of professional training in TeleMental Health counseling to the Board by uploading a copy of the credential certificate OR completion of professional training certificate to your profile at the bottom right side of the General Registration tab, under Distance Professional Services. (DPS Upload Instructions)
Do I have to complete both options, a. BC-TMH credential and b. professional training, under 7.5.(3)?
No, complete either:
a. BC-TMH credential OR
b. Professional Training.
I am fully licensed LPC (or MS equivalent) in another state, and have a client who is moving to Mississippi, traveling to Mississippi for extended period, or lives in Mississippi and would like to begin receiving services while living in Mississippi while I am providing services from another state. How am I able to comply with Mississippi Requirements?
You must be licensed in the state of Mississippi in order to provide services to a client in Mississippi along with documenting the appropriate credential or training as outlined in the Rules and Regulations (link above).
Licensure requirements can be found HERE: