2010 Wisconsin Code
Chapter 457. Marriage and family therapy, professional counseling and social work examining board.
457.10 Marriage and family therapist license.

457.10

457.10 Marriage and family therapist license. The marriage and family therapist section shall grant a marriage and family therapist license to any individual who does all of the following:

457.10(1)

(1) Satisfies the requirements in s. 457.06.

457.10(2)

(2) Submits evidence satisfactory to the marriage and family therapist section that he or she has done any of the following:

457.10(2)(a)

(a) Received a master's or doctorate degree in marriage and family therapy from a program accredited by the commission on accreditation for marriage and family therapy education.

457.10(2)(b)

(b) Received a master's or doctorate degree in marriage and family therapy, psychology, sociology, social work, professional counseling or other mental health field that included course work that the marriage and family therapist section determines is substantially equivalent to the course work required for a master's or doctorate degree in marriage and family therapy described under par. (a).

457.10(3)

(3) Submits evidence satisfactory to the marriage and family therapist section that after receiving a master's or doctorate degree required under sub. (2) he or she has engaged in the equivalent of at least 3,000 hours of marriage and family therapy practice, including at least 1,000 hours of face-to-face client contact, supervised by one of the following:

457.10(3)(a)

(a) An individual licensed as a marriage and family therapist who has received a doctorate degree in marriage and family therapy.

457.10(3)(b)

(b) An individual licensed as a marriage and family therapist who has engaged in the equivalent of 5 years of full-time marriage and family therapy practice.

457.10(3)(c)

(c) A psychiatrist or a psychologist licensed under ch. 455.

457.10(3)(d)

(d) An individual, other than an individual specified in par. (a), (b), or (c), who is approved by the marriage and family therapist section or satisfies requirements for supervision that are specified in rules promulgated by the examining board upon the advice of the marriage and family therapist section.

457.10(4)

(4) Passes an examination approved by the marriage and family therapist section to determine minimum competence to practice marriage and family therapy.

457.10 - ANNOT.

History: 1991 a. 160; 2001 a. 80.

457.10 - ANNOT.

Cross Reference: See also chs. MPSW 15, 16, and 18, Wis. adm. code.

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