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Profession Temporary Practice or Reciprocal License? Special Requirements?
Counselors Yes Yes
Marriage & Family Therapists No N/A
Social Workers No N/A
Psychologists Yes, PSYPACT AL SB 102 (Enacted 3/18/2021/Effective June 1, 2021)* Yes

This table shows what kind of temporary practice rules the state has for each profession. This table is about long-term rules and not emergency rules. See our course on cross-border practice for information on how this works.


Counselors

Board Website

Temporary Practice Permitted?

Yes

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This table is about long-term rules and not emergency rules. See our course on cross-border practice for information on how this works.

Special conditions/requirements?

Yes

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This table is about long-term rules and not emergency rules. See our course on cross-border practice for information on how this works.

Telemental Health Rules Source

https://codes.findlaw.com/al/title-34-professions-and-businesses/al-code-sect-34-8a-3.html

Where to find rules regarding telemental health for this profession — assuming we could find any. Otherwise, we sometimes use this field to link to rules about licensure requirements (so you can find where the state defines what the rules are for practice from out-of-state professionals).


Marriage & Family Therapists

Board Website

Temporary Practice Permitted?

No

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This table is about long-term rules and not emergency rules. See our course on cross-border practice for information on how this works.

Special conditions/requirements?

N/A

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This table is about long-term rules and not emergency rules. See our course on cross-border practice for information on how this works.

Telemental Health Rules Source

http://www.mft.alabama.gov/PDF/2020/RulesRegs.pdf

Where to find rules regarding telemental health for this profession — assuming we could find any. Otherwise, we sometimes use this field to link to rules about licensure requirements (so you can find where the state defines what the rules are for practice from out-of-state professionals).


Social Workers

Board Website

Temporary Practice Permitted?

No

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This table is about long-term rules and not emergency rules. See our course on cross-border practice for information on how this works.

Special conditions/requirements?

Yes

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This table is about long-term rules and not emergency rules. See our course on cross-border practice for information on how this works.

Telemental Health Rules Source

https://law.justia.com/codes/alabama/2009/Title34/Chapter30/Chapter30.html

Where to find rules regarding telemental health for this profession — assuming we could find any. Otherwise, we sometimes use this field to link to rules about licensure requirements (so you can find where the state defines what the rules are for practice from out-of-state professionals).


Psychologists

Board Website

Temporary Practice Permitted?

Yes

Additionally, this state has PSYPACT AL SB 102 (Enacted 3/18/2021/Effective June 1, 2021)*

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This table is about long-term rules and not emergency rules. See our course on cross-border practice for information on how this works.

Special conditions/requirements?

Yes.

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This table is about long-term rules and not emergency rules. See our course on cross-border practice for information on how this works.

Telemental Health Rules Source

https://www.apa.org/practice/guidelines/telepsychology  — from the Board FAQ: “The Board has not adopted specific rules and does not have any specific provision addressing the developing area of psychological service provision commonly known as telepsychology. Use of telecommunication technologies present unique opportunities, considerations, and challenges to psychologists, and you are encouraged to reference the APA’s Guidelines for the Practice of Telepsychology for more information on the topic: http://www.apa.org/practice/guidelines/telepsychology.aspx

Where to find rules regarding telemental health for this profession — assuming we could find any. Otherwise, we sometimes use this field to link to rules about licensure requirements (so you can find where the state defines what the rules are for practice from out-of-state professionals).

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