Utah proposes supervision changes for behavioral health licensees

Education & Training,

The National Practitioner Data Bank indicates that Utah has a 44% rate of repeat offenders for medical malpractice payments and other adverse actions, higher than the national average of 25%. Proposals are being made to remove general experience hours requirements in favor of increasing direct client hours requirements, as well as defining what supervision means - a minimum standard for what supervision is, a minimum level of training for supervisors, and requirements for direct observation of supervisees.

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