Register March 2008 No. 627
Chapter MPSW 10
DEFINITIONS FOR PRACTICE OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING
Ch. MPSW 10 Note
Note: Chapter SFC 10 was created as an emergency rule effective April 26, 1993.
Ch. MPSW 10 Note
Chapter SFC 10 was renumbered ch. MPSW 10 under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 1., Stats., and corrections made under s. 13.93 (2m) (b) 7., Stats., Register October 2002 No. 562
"Client" means the individual, family, group, business, agency, school, organization, or association for whom the license holder provides professional services for which the license holder is usually and customarily compensated. The term "client" includes the term and concept of "patient."
"DSM" refers to the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.
"Psychotherapy" has the meaning given in s. 457.01 (8m)
, Stats. Specifically, psychotherapy involves diagnosing DSM conditions and treating persons with DSM diagnoses.
"Regionally accredited college or university" means a college or university which is accredited by any of the following bodies: the New England association of schools and colleges, the middle states association of colleges and schools, the north central association of colleges and schools, the northwest association of schools and colleges, the southern association of colleges and schools, the western association of schools and colleges. Applicants for licensure shall prove that the college or university at which the applicant completed course work on which the applicant relies for licensure eligibility was regionally accredited at the time the applicant completed the course work.
"Supervision" means the direction of professional counseling practice in face-to-face individual or group sessions lasting an average of at least one hour between the person whose practice is being supervised and the person who is providing the supervision of the practice, during each week that the person seeking licensure practices professional counseling.
MPSW 10.01 History
Cr. Register, November, 1993, No. 455
, eff. 12-1-93; renum. (2) to (6) to be (4) to (8), cr. (2) and (3), Register, January, 1995, No. 469
, eff. 2-1-95; CR 02-150
: am. (1), (5) and (6), r. (4), (7) and (8), Register October 2002 No. 562
, eff. 11-1-02; CR 03-058
: cr. (1m) and (3m) Register June 2004 No. 582
, eff. 7-1-04; CR 07-048
: r. (2) and (3) Register March 2008 No. 627
, eff. 4-1-08.