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Board Name: Professional Counselors, Marital & Family Therapists, and Clinical Pastoral Therapists Board
Board ID: 114
Address: 665 Mainstream Drive, Nashville, TN 37243
Phone: 615-532-3202
Board Contact: Diona Layden
Contact Phone: 615-532-3202
Appointing Authority: Governor
TCA: 63-22-101
Duties: Board of Respiratory Care was created to safeguard the health, safety, and welfare of Tennesseans by requiring that all professional counselors, marital and family therapists, and clinical pastoral therapists within this state are qualified. The Board interprets the laws, rules, and regulations to determine the appropriate standards of practice in an effort to ensure the highest degree of professional conduct. The Board is authorized to issue licenses and certificates to qualified candidates who have completed appropriate education and successfully completed required examinations. The Board is also responsible for the investigation of alleged violations of the Practice Act and rules, and is responsible for the discipline of licensees who are found guilty of such violation.
Number of Members: 5
Compensation: Each member shall receive fifty dollars ($50.00) per diem and be reimbursed for travel and other necessary expenses when actually engaged in the discharge of official duties.
Appropriations: Funds through the budget of the Department of Health.
Meeting Schedule: The board shall meet at least once a year.
Hours Required: