- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Failure to cite professional code as evidence was error, but not fatal error
- Remote exam proctoring violates civil rights, California ACLU maintains
- FBI: Impostors posing as regulators threaten medical licensees nationwide with license suspension
- Case against board for refusal to retroactively renew license can continue
- Therapy degree is insufficient for general counseling license, but requiring degree to mention “counseling” is arbitrary
In what was deemed an emergency action, Vermont Governor Phil Scott announced in October a "strike and rewrite" initiative to address the opioid crisis by slimming down licensing rules for counselors. A special task force, formed to take quick action to tackle the high level of addiction to opioids in the state, had concluded that some entry requirements for professionals to counsel substance abusers were part of the problem.
The governor's initiative targets entry regulations for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors, Apprentice Addiction Counselors, and Licensed . . .
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