Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 63. Marital and Family Therapy
Section 50. Powers and Duties of the Board.
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AS 08.63.050. Powers and Duties of the Board.

(a) The board shall

(1) establish objective examination requirements and training and education requirements for persons who apply for a license to practice marital and family therapy;

(2) examine applicants and issue licenses to qualified applicants;

(3) establish continuing education requirements for license renewal;

(4) adopt a code of ethical practice for marital and family therapy;

(5) hold hearings and order the disciplinary sanction of a person who violates this chapter or a regulation of the board;

(6) ensure that licensees are aware of the requirements of AS 47.17.020;

(7) establish standards for supervisors and supervision under this chapter;

(8) enforce the provisions of this chapter and adopt regulations necessary to carry out its duties under this chapter.

(b) The board may order a licensed marital and family therapist to submit to a reasonable physical or mental examination if the board has credible evidence sufficient to conclude that the marital and family therapist's physical or mental capacity to practice safely is at issue.

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