Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 29. Licensed Professional Counselors
Section 20. Duties of the Board.
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AS 08.29.020. Duties of the Board.

(a) In addition to the duties specified in AS 08.01, the board shall

(1) license professional counselors, establish criteria for supervisor certification, and certify approved counselor supervisors under this chapter; the board may provide for licensure in areas of counseling specialization;

(2) establish continuing education requirements for the renewal of a license under this chapter;

(3) adopt, by regulation, a code of ethics that must be observed by persons licensed under this chapter;

(4) establish education and training requirements that must be met before a professional counselor can administer and use assessment instruments described in AS 08.29.490 (1)(C); and

(5) enforce the provisions of this chapter and adopt regulations necessary to carry out the board's duties under this chapter.

(b) The board may delegate to the Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development, and the department may perform, a duty for which the board has authority.


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