§ 32-3311 Licensed marriage and family therapist; licensure; qualifications
§ 32-3313 Licensed associate marriage and family therapist; licensure; requirements; supervision

Terms Used In Arizona Laws > Title 32 > Chapter 33 > Article 7

  • Board: means the board of behavioral health examiners. See Arizona Laws 32-3251
  • Client: means a patient who receives behavioral health services from a person licensed pursuant to this chapter. See Arizona Laws 32-3251
  • Direct client contact: means the performance of therapeutic or clinical functions related to the applicant's professional practice level of psychotherapy that includes diagnosis, assessment and treatment and that may include psychoeducation for mental, emotional and behavioral disorders based primarily on verbal or nonverbal communications and intervention with, and in the presence of, one or more clients. See Arizona Laws 32-3251
  • Equivalent: means comparable in content and quality but not identical. See Arizona Laws 32-3251
  • including: means not limited to and is not a term of exclusion. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Indirect client service: means training for, and the performance of, functions of an applicant's professional practice level in preparation for or on behalf of a client for whom direct client contact functions are also performed, including case consultation and receipt of clinical supervision. See Arizona Laws 32-3251
  • Person: includes a corporation, company, partnership, firm, association or society, as well as a natural person. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Practice of marriage and family therapy: means the professional application of family systems theories, principles and techniques to treat interpersonal relationship issues and nervous, mental and emotional disorders that are cognitive, affective or behavioral. See Arizona Laws 32-3251
  • Psychoeducation: means the education of a client as part of a treatment process that provides the client with information regarding mental health, emotional disorders or behavioral health. See Arizona Laws 32-3251