Download the Board's Rule Making Guide, which
explains how rules are made below. Download officially filed
rule changes and /or the Public Hearing Notice for those changes
below. The Public Hearing Notice provides a short synopsis of
each rule change.
The board has several rules in the filing process.
Rule 4757-9-04 is in work from last year. The proposed change adds a quality standard
instead of a word count.
See proposed rule here: 4757-9-04 draft.
The Board has eight rule changes for filing including
4757-7-01, 4757-9-02, 4757-09-05, 4757-09-07, 4757-17-01, 4757-19-04, 4757-21-03,
4757-25-01 and 4757-25-04. See Proposed Rule Changes
here: Link .
No change rules 4757-5-08, 4757-19-08 and 4757-99-01 to be filed from
August 2013. Link.
Public Hearing Notice no hearings are scheduled.
Final Filed Rules -
Rule Making Guide
Year Rule Review
Ohio Revised Code section Chapter
119 requires agencies to review each rule at least once every
Laws and Regulations
governing the practice of counseling, social work and marriage
and family therapy in Ohio can also be viewed online at the
following links. When using these links you should go directly
to LAWriter® Ohio Laws and Rules to Chapter 4757 in the
O.R.C. or the O.A.C. Updates are made within thirty days of
the effective date of new laws and rules.
4757 of the Ohio Revised Code
of 4757 of the Ohio Administrative Code
Other laws relating to your practice as a licensee: The following list includes laws which were not created by the State of Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board and should not be considered inclusive.
record the ORC number in case the link is broken. For example,
if you are interested in the the law concerning reporting child
abuse or neglect, write down 2151.421.
2305.51 : Immunity of mental health professional or organization
as to violent behavior by client or patient
2151.421 : Duty to report child abuse or neglect
5101.61 : Duty to report abuse, neglect or exploitation of adult
5123.61 : Duty to report abuse, neglect and other major unusual
2921.22 : Failure to report a crime or knowledge of a death
or burn injury
2317.02 : Privileged communications
5122.04 : Confidential outpatient services for minors
3109.051(H)(1) & (2): Non-custodial parent right to records of children