SEC. 73-65-5. State Board of Health powers and duties.
The board shall:
(a) Promulgate regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter;
(b) Require that all applicants register for, take and pass the national board certification exam as administered by the Art Therapy Credentials Board of the American Art Therapy Association;
(c) Establish the application deadline for and score required to pass the examination;
(d) Process applications and conduct and review the required examinations;
(e) Issue licenses to applicants who meet the requirements of Sections 73-65-7 through 73-65-13;
(f) Deny, suspend, or revoke a license to practice art therapy;
(g) Censure, reprimand, or place a license holder or applicant on probation for a period not to exceed one (1) year;
(h) Maintain a current register of license holders as a matter of public record;
(i) Establish criteria for continuing education;
(j) Establish procedures for receiving, investigating, and resolving complaints against license holders;
(k) Approve the level of supervision and experience required for persons seeking licensure;
(l) Assess fees for the issuance and renewal of licenses to cover expenses of the board in administering this chapter;
(m) Implement an impaired professional art therapist treatment program; and
(n) Adopt a code of ethics as established by the American Art Therapy Association.
SOURCE: Laws, 1998, Ch. 568, § 3, HB 1519, eff July 1, 1998, rep July 1, 2000. Reenacted and amended by Laws 2000, Ch. 489, Sec. 3, SB2075; Laws, 2002, ch. 420, § 3, HB 478; Reenacted without change, Laws, 2004, ch. 350, § 3, SB 2009, eff from and after June 30, 2004.
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