Utah Administrative Code
The Utah Administrative Code is the body of all effective administrative rules as compiled and organized by the Division of Administrative Rules (Subsection 63G-3-102(5); see also Sections 63G-3-701 and 702).
NOTE: For a list of rules that have been made effective since October 1, 2013, please see the codification segue page.
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R156. Commerce, Occupational and Professional Licensing.
Rule R156-60. Mental Health Professional Practice Act Rule.
As in effect on October 1, 2013
Table of Contents
- R156-60-101. Title.
- R156-60-102. Definitions.
- R156-60-103. Authority - Purpose.
- R156-60-104. Organization - Relationship to Rule R156-1.
- Date of Enactment or Last Substantive Amendment
- Notice of Continuation
- Authorizing, Implemented, or Interpreted Law
This rule is known as the "Mental Health Professional Practice Act Rule."
In addition to the definitions in Title 58, Chapters 1 and 60, as used in Title 58, Chapters 1 and 60, or this rule:
(1) "Approved diagnostic and statistical manual for mental disorders" means the current edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders published by the American Psychiatric Association, or the ICD-10- CM published by Medicode, the American Psychiatric Association, or Practice Management Information Corporation in conjunction with the World Health Organization.
(2) "Client or patient" means an individual who, when competent requests, or when not competent to request is lawfully provided professional services by a mental health therapist when the mental health therapist agrees verbally or in writing to provide professional services to that individual, or without an overt agreement does in fact provide professional services to that individual.
(3) "Employee" means an individual who is or should be treated as a W-2 employee by the Internal Revenue Service.
(4) "General supervision" means that the supervisor is available for consultation with the supervisee by personal face to face contact, or direct voice contact by telephone, radio, or some other means within a reasonable time consistent with the acts and practices in which the supervisee is engaged.
This rule is adopted by the Division under the authority of Subsection 58-1-106(1)(a) to enable the Division to administer Title 58, Chapter 60.
The organization of this rule and its relationship to Rule R156-1 is as described in Section R156-1- 107.
licensing, mental health, therapists
November 13, 2012
July 27, 2009
58-1-106(1)(a); 58-1-202(1)(a); 58-60-101
For questions regarding the content or application of rules under Title R156, please contact the promulgating agency (Commerce, Occupational and Professional Licensing). A list of agencies with links to their homepages is available at http://www.utah.gov/government/agencylist.html or from http://www.rules.utah.gov/contact/agencycontacts.htm.