All BHS providers shall be licensed by the DHH. It shall be unlawful to operate as a BHS provider without a license issued by the department. B. A BHS provider license authorizes the provider to provide behavioral health services. C. A BHS provider license shall: 1.
LACs providing addiction and/or behavioral health services must adhere to their scope of practice license.
If a mental health rehabilitation provider performs behavioral health services other than mental health rehabilitation services, the provider shall be licensed according to these licensing rules. 15.
Though academic work is vital to becoming a licensed behavioral health specialist, experience is what truly molds a professional. In fact, state licensing boards require a certain number of practical hours under the supervision of a licensed professional.