Washington SB 6061 Telemedicine Update for Therapists

Course Materials

Unit 2: Washington Laws


Revised Code of Washington (Statutes)

RCW 18.225.105

RCW 26.44

RCW 43.70.495

RCW 48.43.735

RCW 70.96A.095

RCW 71.34.530

RCW 74.09.325

RCW 74.34


Washington Administrative Code (Regulations)

WAC 246-810-040

WAC 246-809-040


Washington Case Law

Petersen v. State, 100 Wn.2d 421, 671 P.2d 230 (1983)


Ethics Codes

American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) Code of Ethics, (2020), Section I.A.6

National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Code of Ethics, (2017), Section 1.04(e)

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Code of Ethics (2015), Section 6.5

American Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics, Section H.1.b


Policy Statements

US Department of Health and Human Services, (2020), Notification of Enforcement Discretion for Telehealth Remote Communications During the COVID-19 Nationwide Public Health Emergency,

Washington Examining Board of Psychology, (2016), Telepsychology Guidelines,

Washington State Governor Proclamation 20-29 Amending Proclamation 20-05 (Mach 25th 2020)



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