Least Restrictive Care refers to a patient’s civil rights and their right to their choice of care. As a matter of ethical obligation, in all cases a behavioral healthcare provider should attempt to provide care to their clients in a way that is least restrictive in the community, but that also provides an adequate quality of …
LGBTQ+ is an acronym for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer or questioning. The plus may refer to asexual, cisgender, intersex, nonbinary, gender nonconforming, or Two-Spirit Pan-Indigenous American identity. These terms are used to describe a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity.
A Licensed Certified Social Worker – Clinical (LCSW-C) level allows an individual to have a private practice, perform clinical social work, and train LCSWs as their supervisor through the contractual agreement process.
A Licensed Certified Social Worker (LCSW) is a master’s-level social work license that allows an individual to practice non-clinical social work independently and to provide clinical social work services under supervision.
A Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor (LCDC) is a licensed chemical dependency counselor who helps people with substance use disorders better understand and cope with addiction.
A Licensed Clinical Alcohol and Drug Counselor (LCADC) holds a doctoral or master’s degree in a health and human services counseling field from a regionally Board- accredited educational institution. An LDADC practices clinical alcohol and drug counseling and provides services involving methods in the diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and amelioration of psychological problems, emotional conditions, or mental …
A Licensed Clinical Professional Art Therapist (LCPAT) has a clinical art therapy license enabling them to practice art therapy for diagnosis, prevention, treatment, and amelioration of psychological and emotional or mental conditions.
A Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC) is a professional who has been qualified to provide psychotherapy and other counseling services. LCPCs are trained to work with individuals, families, and groups to treat mental, behavioral, and emotional problems and disorders.
A Licensed Graduate Professional Counselor (LGPC) is a licensed graduate professional counselor who may practice graduate professional counseling for two years under the supervision of an approved supervisor while fulfilling the two year post graduate supervised clinical experience. LGPC is a temporary license before the acquisition of an LCPC.
A Local Addiction Authority (LAA) oversees systems public health systems development, management, and contract monitoring, and handling jurisdictional complaints. The LAA is also tasked with supporting community providers to maintain capacity and sustain services.