PowerPoint Presentation - Mental Health Professionals

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					Mental Health Providers
Major Point
 There are a variety of different
 professionals who are licensed to provide
 mental health services
 Their training backgrounds and levels of
 experience differ
Psychiatrist
 Medical degree (M.D., D.O.)
 4 yrs med school (classroom & clinical)
 3-4 yr residency in psychiatry
 Can prescribe meds
Psychologist
 Doctoral degree (Ph.D., Psy.D.)
 4 yrs graduate school (classroom & clinical)
 1 yr internship
 1 yr post doc supervision
 must pass state and national licensing
 exams
Psychological Practitioner
 in KY only
 masters degree in psychology
 total of 60 hours of graduate training
 5 years of supervised experience
 must pass state and national licensing
 exams at doctoral level
Other Masters Level
Professionals
 Licensing varies
 Generally requires a masters degree in counseling
 or social work, a passing score on a licensing
 exam, and 2 years of supervised experience
 In KY
   LCSW (licensed clinical social worker)
   LPCC (licensed professional clinical counselor)
 In OH
   LISW (licensed independent social worker)
   LPCC (licensed professional clinical counselor)

				
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