senate Bill S1063A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to approved courses of study or equivalent on-the-job experience for counselors

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 04, 2020 referred to alcoholism and drug abuse
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 15, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 14, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 13, 2020 1st report cal.64
Jan 08, 2020 print number 1063a
Jan 08, 2020 amend (t) and recommit to alcoholism and substance abuse
referred to alcoholism and substance abuse
Jan 10, 2019 referred to alcoholism and substance abuse

Votes

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Jan 13, 2020 - Alcoholism and Substance Abuse committee Vote

S1063
5
1
committee
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Aye
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Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
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Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 13, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (1)

Co-Sponsors

S1063 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9568
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.07, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5824

S1063 - Summary

Relates to requiring counselors to have certain courses of study or equivalent on-the-job experience including on providing trauma-informed, patient-centered care, treating co-occurring disorders and sensitivity training.

S1063 - Sponsor Memo

S1063 - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  1063

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERSAUD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse

AN ACT to amend the mental  hygiene  law,  in  relation  to  sensitivity
  training

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (d)  of  section  19.07  of  the
mental  hygiene  law, as amended by section 5 of part I of chapter 58 of
the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  (1) The office shall establish minimum qualifications  for  counselors
in  all phases of delivery of services to persons and their families who
are suffering  from  alcohol  and/or  substance  abuse  and/or  chemical
dependence  and/or  compulsive  gambling  that shall include, but not be
limited to, completion  of  approved  courses  of  study  or  equivalent
on-the-job  experience  in  alcoholism  and  substance  abuse counseling
and/or counseling of compulsive gambling. SUCH APPROVED COURSES OF STUDY
OR EQUIVALENT ON-THE-JOB EXPERIENCE SHALL INCLUDE SENSITIVITY  TRAINING.
FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF THIS PARAGRAPH, SENSITIVITY TRAINING SHALL MEAN A
FORM OF TRAINING WITH THE GOAL OF MAKING PEOPLE MORE AWARE OF THEIR  OWN
PREJUDICES AND MORE SENSITIVE TO OTHERS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00847-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S1063A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9568
Law Section:
Mental Hygiene Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §19.07, Ment Hyg L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5824

S1063A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring counselors to have certain courses of study or equivalent on-the-job experience including on providing trauma-informed, patient-centered care, treating co-occurring disorders and sensitivity training.

S1063A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1063A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 1063--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. PERSAUD, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Alcoholism  and
  Drug Abuse -- recommitted to the Committee on Alcoholism and Substance
  Abuse   in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the mental hygiene law, in relation to approved  courses
  of study or equivalent on-the-job experience for counselors

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph 1 of subdivision (d)  of  section  19.07  of  the
mental  hygiene  law, as amended by section 5 of part I of chapter 58 of
the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
  (1) The office shall establish minimum qualifications  for  counselors
in  all phases of delivery of services to persons and their families who
are suffering  from  alcohol  and/or  substance  abuse  and/or  chemical
dependence  and/or  compulsive  gambling  that shall include, but not be
limited to, completion  of  approved  courses  of  study  or  equivalent
on-the-job  experience  in  alcoholism  and  substance  abuse counseling
and/or counseling of compulsive gambling. SUCH APPROVED COURSES OF STUDY
OR EQUIVALENT ON-THE-JOB EXPERIENCE SHALL INCLUDE: PROVIDING  TRAUMA-IN-
FORMED,  PATIENT-CENTERED  CARE;  TREATING  CO-OCCURRING  DISORDERS; AND
SENSITIVITY TRAINING. SUCH COURSES SHALL BE UPDATED AS NEEDED TO REFLECT
EVOLVING BEST PRACTICES  IN  HARM  REDUCTION,  TREATMENT  AND  LONG-TERM
RECOVERY. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS PARAGRAPH, SENSITIVITY TRAINING SHALL
MEAN  A  FORM  OF  TRAINING WITH THE GOAL OF MAKING PEOPLE MORE AWARE OF
THEIR OWN PREJUDICES AND MORE SENSITIVE TO OTHERS.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00847-02-0

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