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 filed the following rules to be changed
or No Change as noted in documents. The rules include 4757-01-01,
4757-01-03, 4757-01-06, 4757-05-01, 4757-05-02, 4757-05-03, 4757-05-04,
4757-05-05, 4757-05-06, 4757-05-07, 4757-05-08, 4757-05-09, 4757-05-12,
4757-05-13, 4757-09-02, 4757-09-03, 4757-09-04, 4757-11-03, 4757-11-04,
4757-13-01, 4757-13-02, 4757-13-03, 4757-13-05, 4757-13-06, 4757-13-07,
4757-13-08, 4757-15-01, 4757-15-02, 4757-17-01, 4757-19-01, 4757-19-02,
4757-19-03, 4757-19-04, 4757-19-06, 4757-19-07, 4757-19-08, 4757-21-01,
4757-21-02, 4757-21-03, and 4757-23-01 of the Ohio Administrative
Code. The Board also has three other rule changes for filing including
4757-09-05, 4757-09-06 and new 4757-13-04. See Proposed Rule Changes
below to read the details.
Filed Rules with
significant changes - this is a list of the significant
changes made to eight rules. See the full rules under link below
"Final Filed Rules".
Rule Changes with Common Sense Initiative Forms
of August 20, 2012
Public Hearing Notice no hearings are scheduled, the
notice includes copies of filed proposed rule changes from October
Final Filed Rules -
list of rules and a copy of each rule change as filed effective
1-1-2013; includes two rule 4757-9-04 & 4757-9-05 which
will have discussions at the January 20-21, 2012 board meetings.
No Change Filed Rules
- list of rules and a copy of each no change rule as filed from
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