36-32-12 Inapplicability of chapter to certain activities and services.
Inapplicability of chapter to certain activities and services.
This chapter does not
apply to the activities and services of a person practicing professional counseling as defined in
subdivision 36-32-1(5) as part of that person's duties as a:
Professional licensed or certified under this title acting in a manner consistent with state
law regarding the scope of practice;
Person employed by a school, college, university, or other institution of higher learning;
Person employed by a federal, state, county, or local governmental institution or agency
while performing those duties for which the person was employed by such institution,
agency, or facility;
Person who is employed by a licensed health care facility, an accredited prevention or
treatment facility, a community support provider, a nonprofit mental health center, or a
licensed or registered child welfare agency;
Member of the clergy while acting in a ministerial capacity if the activity is within the
scope of performance of regular or specialized duties;
Post-graduate supervised trainee who has an approved plan of supervision on file with the
Mental health practitioner who has a minimum of a master's degree in counseling or a
related mental health field with a plan of supervision and original transcripts on file with
the board before July 1, 2008; or
Students enrolled in recognized programs of study leading to counseling degrees may
practice only under the direct supervision of a counselor educator or counselor licensed
under this chapter.
SL 1990, ch 313, § 12; SL 1998, ch 239, § 6; SL 2007, ch 221, § 3; SL 2009, ch 138, § 9.