Call To Action . . !
All Mental Health Licensees
ACT NOW! THE 2017
REGULAR SESSION IS
In 2011, Louisiana lawmakers passed Act 320 that amended
the Mental Health Counselors Act to require LPCs, LMFTs, and all Provisional Licensees in Louisiana to consult with medical
To protect your job, your right to trade, and the public's
access to your services, your professional organizations
are urging all LMFTs, LPCs, and Provisional Licensees to
WHAT TO DO:
professionals when diagnosing and treating clients with certain mental and emotional disorders. While originally intended to protect licensees, both the Louisiana Counseling Association and the Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy have concluded that the law in its current form is actually threatening licensees' position in the mental health marketplace and restricting the ability of consumers to access the unique skills of counselors and marriage and family therapists.
contact your State Senators and Representatives and tell them you want them to vote IN FAVOR of SB 38!
HOW TO DO IT:
It is important that all licensees in Louisiana join in this
coordinated effort with LAMFT and LCA for the good of our
profession and our clients and speak with one voice!
below you will find links that will help you to know who to contact, what to say, and when to say it! Also,
become an RRI member and get regular legislative updates!
WHO TO CONTACT: Click the pelican
icon to Identify your state senator and representative and find out how to
WHAT TO SAY: Click the RRI icon to
find out how to make contact with your state legislators, what to say, and how to say it!