Do not currently have information on special statewide declarations related to temporary practice provisions for non-licensees due to COVID-19.

These are links to any statewide declarations which impact mental health practice in the
state — or if we could find no such declaration, it says so.

Profession Temporary Practice or Reciprocal License? Special Requirements?
Counselors No N/A
Marriage & Family Therapists No N/A
Social Workers No N/A
Psychologists Yes| not a PSYPACT or pending PSYPACT state 20 days per calendar year 6 months if establishing practice in state from another state

This table shows what kind of temporary practice rules the state has for each profession.
This reflects rules from before COVID-19. 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 Statement on COVID-19

https://dss.sd.gov/licensingboards/counselors/counselors.aspx

If a specific profession’s board has put out a statement on the
emergency, and we found it, we linked to it here.

Temporary Practice Permitted?

No

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This
reflects rules from before COVID-19. 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
reflects rules from before COVID-19. 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://sdlegislature.gov/statutes/Codified_laws/DisplayStatute.aspx?Statute=36-32-42&Type=Statute

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 Statement on COVID-19

https://dss.sd.gov/licensingboards/counselors/counselors.aspx

If a specific profession’s board has put out a statement on the
emergency, and we found it, we linked to it here.

Temporary Practice Permitted?

No

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This
reflects rules from before COVID-19. 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
reflects rules from before COVID-19. 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://sdlegislature.gov/Statutes/Codified_Laws/DisplayStatute.aspx?Type=Statute&Statute=36-32-46

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 Statement on COVID-19

https://dss.sd.gov/licensingboards/socialwork/social.aspx

If a specific profession’s board has put out a statement on the
emergency, and we found it, we linked to it here.

Temporary Practice Permitted?

No

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This
reflects rules from before COVID-19. 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
reflects rules from before COVID-19. 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://sdlegislature.gov/statutes/Codified_laws/DisplayStatute.aspx?Statute=36-26&Type=Statute

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 Statement on COVID-19

https://dss.sd.gov/licensingboards/psych/psych.aspx

If a specific profession’s board has put out a statement on the
emergency, and we found it, we linked to it here.

Temporary Practice Permitted?

Yes

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This
reflects rules from before COVID-19. 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?

20 days per calendar year 6 months if establishing practice in state from another state

A repeat of information from the temporary practice rules table. This
reflects rules from before COVID-19. 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://sdlegislature.gov/statutes/Codified_laws/DisplayStatute.aspx?Statute=36-27A-2&Type=Statute

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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