451J-1 Definitions
451J-2 Marriage and family therapist licensing program
451J-3 Powers and duties of the director
451J-4 Fees; disposition
451J-5 Prohibited acts
451J-6 Exemptions
451J-7 Application for licensure
451J-7.5 Reciprocity
451J-8 Examination
451J-9 Licensure fees
451J-10 Renewal of license
451J-11 Denial, revocation, or suspension of license
451J-12 Confidentiality and privileged communications
451J-13 Therapist prohibited from testifying in alimony and divorce actions

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 451J

  • Accredited educational institution: means any educational institution which grants a master's or doctoral degree and is accredited by a regional accrediting body or a post graduate training institute accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Education. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Affidavit: A written statement of facts confirmed by the oath of the party making it, before a notary or officer having authority to administer oaths.
  • Agent: means an individual:

         (1)  Authorized to make health care decisions on the principal's behalf by a power of attorney for health care; or

         (2)  Expressly authorized to make an anatomical gift on the principal's behalf by any other record signed by the principal. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2

  • Amendment: A proposal to alter the text of a pending bill or other measure by striking out some of it, by inserting new language, or both. Before an amendment becomes part of the measure, thelegislature must agree to it.
  • Anatomical gift: means a donation of all or part of a human body to take effect after the donor's death for the purposes of transplantation, therapy, research, or education. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Association: means the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Beneficiary: A person who is entitled to receive the benefits or proceeds of a will, trust, insurance policy, retirement plan, annuity, or other contract. Source: OCC
  • Body part: means an eye or other organ, or tissue of a human being. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Clinical supervision: means the supervision of no more than six persons at the same time who are acquiring and completing clinical experience in accordance with section 451J-7(2) and (3), by a licensed marriage and family therapist whose license has been in good standing in any state for two years preceding commencement and during the term of supervision, or any licensed mental health professional whose license has been in good standing in any state and who has been a clinical member in good standing of the association for the two years preceding commencement and during the term of supervision. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Continuing education courses: means courses approved by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy:  Hawaii Division, American Psychological Association, Hawaii Psychological Association, National Association of Social Workers, or National Board for Certified Counselors and Affiliates, Inc. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-17
  • Decedent: means a deceased individual whose body or body part is or may be the source of an anatomical gift. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Defendant: In a civil suit, the person complained against; in a criminal case, the person accused of the crime.
  • Department: means the department of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Director: means the director of commerce and consumer affairs. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Disinterested witness: means a witness other than the spouse, reciprocal beneficiary, child, parent, sibling, grandchild, grandparent, or guardian of the individual who makes, amends, revokes, or refuses to make an anatomical gift, or another adult who exhibited special care and concern for the individual. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Document of gift: means a donor card or other record used to make an anatomical gift. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Donor: means an individual whose body or body part is the subject of an anatomical gift. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Donor registry: means a database that contains records of anatomical gifts and amendments to or revocations of anatomical gifts. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Ethics courses: include ethics theory, ethical reasoning, ethical principles, ethical dilemmas, and professional ethics. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Eye bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage, or distribution of human eyes or portions of human eyes. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Gift: A voluntary transfer or conveyance of property without consideration, or for less than full and adequate consideration based on fair market value.
  • Guardian: means a person appointed by a court to make decisions regarding the support, care, education, health, and welfare of an individual. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Hospital: means a facility licensed as a hospital under the law of any state or a facility operated as a hospital by the United States, a state, or a subdivision of a state. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Identification card: means an identification card issued by a state or county authority or a driver's license issued by the examiner of drivers. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Know: means to have actual knowledge. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • licensed marriage and family therapist: means a person who uses the title of marriage and family therapist or licensed marriage and family therapist, who has been issued a license under this chapter, and whose license is in effect and not revoked or suspended at the time in question. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • Marriage and family therapy intern: means a person who has completed all educational requirements stipulated in section 451J-7(1)(A) and who is currently earning supervised clinical experience in marriage and family therapy under clinical supervision. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-5
  • oath: includes a solemn affirmation. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 54-16
  • Obligation: An order placed, contract awarded, service received, or similar transaction during a given period that will require payments during the same or a future period.
  • Organ procurement organization: means a person designated by the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services as an organ procurement organization. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Parent: means a parent whose parental rights have not been terminated. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Person: means an individual, corporation, business trust, estate, trust, partnership, limited liability company, association, joint venture, public corporation, government or governmental subdivision, agency, or instrumentality, or any other legal or commercial entity. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Physician: means an individual authorized to practice medicine or osteopathy under the law of any state. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Probate: Proving a will
  • Procurement organization: means an eye bank, organ procurement organization, or tissue bank. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Prosecute: To charge someone with a crime. A prosecutor tries a criminal case on behalf of the government.
  • Prospective donor: means an individual who is dead or near death and has been determined by a procurement organization to have a body part that could be medically suitable for transplantation, therapy, research, or education. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Reasonably available: means able to be contacted by a procurement organization without undue effort and willing and able to act in a timely manner consistent with existing medical criteria necessary for the making of an anatomical gift. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Recipient: means an individual into whose body a decedent's body part has been or is intended to be transplanted. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Reciprocal beneficiary: means a party to a valid reciprocal beneficiary relationship as defined in chapter 572C. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Record: means information that is inscribed on a tangible medium or that is stored in an electronic or other medium and is retrievable in perceivable form. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Refusal: means a record created under section 327-7 that expressly states an intent to bar other persons from making an anatomical gift of an individual's body or body part. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Sign: means , with the present intent to authenticate or adopt a record:

         (1)  To execute or adopt a tangible symbol; or

         (2)  To attach or logically associate with the record an electronic symbol, sound, or process. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2

  • State: means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, or any territory or insular possession subject to the jurisdiction of the United States. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Technician: means an individual determined to be qualified to remove or process body parts by an appropriate organization that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Tissue: means a portion of the human body other than an organ or an eye. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Tissue bank: means a person that is licensed, accredited, or regulated under federal or state law to engage in the recovery, screening, testing, processing, storage, or distribution of tissue. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2
  • Transplant hospital: means a hospital that furnishes organ transplants and other medical and surgical specialty services required for the care of transplant patients. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 327-2