California Code of Regulations, Title 2, § 649.29. Authorized Mental Health Providers

Psychiatric, psychological, or other mental health counseling related expenses that became necessary as a direct result of the crime may only be reimbursed to a licensed mental health professional when provided by the following individuals:

  1. A person licensed as a physician who is certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology or who has completed a residency in psychiatry.
  2. A person licensed as a psychologist under Chapter 6.6 (commencing with Section 2900) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code.
  3. A person licensed as a clinical social worker under Article 4 (commencing with Section 4996) of Chapter 14 of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code.
  4. A person licensed as a marriage and family therapist under Chapter 13 (commencing with Section 4980) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code.
  5. A person licensed as a licensed professional clinical counselor under Chapter 16 (commencing with Section 4999.10) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code.
  6. A person registered as a psychological assistant who is under the supervision of a licensed psychologist or Board certified psychiatrist as required by section 2913 of the Business and Professions Code.
  7. A person registered with the Board of Psychology who is providing services in a nonprofit community agency pursuant to subdivision (d) of section 2909 of the Business and Professions Code.
  8. A person registered as a marriage and family therapist intern who is under the supervision of a licensed marriage and family therapist, a licensed clinical social worker, a licensed professional clinical counselor, a licensed psychologist, or a licensed physician and surgeon certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology under Chapter 13 (commencing with Section 4999.10) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code.
  9. A person registered as a licensed professional clinical counselor Intern who is under the supervision of licensed marriage and family therapist, licensed clinical social worker, licensed professional clinical counselor, licensed psychologist, or a licensed physician and surgeon certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, as specified under Chapter 16 (commencing with Section 4999.10) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code.
  10. A person registered as an associate clinical social worker who is under the supervision of a licensed clinical social worker, licensed marriage and family therapist, a licensed psychologist, or a licensed physician and surgeon certified in psychiatry by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology under Chapter 13 (commencing with Section 4999.10) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code.
  11. A person who qualifies as a psychology intern as described in section 2911 of the Business and Professions Code who is under the supervision of a person licensed by the state to provide mental health services, as approved by the Board.
  12. A person who qualifies as a postdoctoral psychology trainee employed in an exempt setting pursuant to Business and Professions Code, section 2910, or employed pursuant to a State Department of Mental Health waiver pursuant to Welfare and Institutions Code, Section 5751.2, who is under the supervision of a person who is licensed by the state to provide mental health services as approved by the Board.
  13. A psychiatric resident who has completed at least the first year of residency and is under the supervision of a psychiatrist licensed by the state, as approved by the Board.
  14. A person licensed as a registered nurse pursuant to Chapter 6 (commencing with Section 2700) of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, who possesses a master's degree in psychiatric-mental health nursing and is listed as a psychiatric-mental health nurse by the Board of Registered nursing, or an advanced practice registered nurse certified as a clinical nurse specialist under Article 9 (commencing with Section 2838) of Chapter 6 of Division 2 of the Business and Professions Code, who participates in expert clinical practice in the specialty of psychiatric-mental health nursing.
  15. Any mental health provider approved by the Board under Government Code section 13957(a)(2)(D)(ii).
  16. Nothing in this section shall prevent the VCP from reimbursing peer counseling services under Government Code section 13957(a)(2), subject to the rates and limitations set by the Board.

Authority

Note: Authority cited: Sections 13920 and 13974, Government Code. Reference: Section 13957(a)(2)(D)(i), Government Code.

History

  1. New section filed 6-12-2009; operative 7-12-2009 (Register 2009, No. 24).
  2. Amendment of first paragraph and subsection (d), new subsections (e) and (i), subsection re-lettering and amendment of newly designated subsections (h) and (j) filed 8-12-2014; operative 10-1-2014 (Register 2014, No. 33).