2009 New Jersey Code
45:8B-36. Definitions relative to counseling
TITLE 45 - PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
45:8B-36 - Definitions relative to counseling
3. As used in this act:
"Board" means the State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners.
"Committee" means the Professional Counselor Examiners Committee.
"Counseling" means offering to assist or assisting, for a fee or other compensation, an individual or group through a counseling relationship to develop an understanding of interpersonal and intra personal problems and to plan and act on a course of action to restore optimal functioning to that individual or group but does not mean rehabilitation counseling.
"Counseling specialty" means a field of specialization in which counseling takes place and which has been designated as a counseling specialty by the committee.
"Licensed associate counselor" means an individual who holds a current, valid license as a licensed associate counselor pursuant to this act and who practices counseling under the direct supervision of a licensed professional counselor or a supervisor acceptable to the committee.
"Licensed professional counselor" means an individual who holds a current, valid license as a licensed professional counselor pursuant to this act.
"Licensed rehabilitation counselor" means an individual who holds a current, valid license as a licensed rehabilitation counselor pursuant to this amendatory and supplementary act.
"Rehabilitation counseling" means offering to assist or assisting, for a fee or other compensation, an individual through a rehabilitation counseling relationship to develop an understanding of the personal, social and vocational impact of the person's disabilities and to plan and implement a rehabilitation program, which may include training to help the person become more independent and employable.
L.1993,c.340,s.3; amended 1995, c.366, s.18; 1997, c.155, s.3; per s.20 of 1993, c.340, act to expire if certain contingency met.
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