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Resources for Behavioral Health

Board of Behavioral Sciences Exit Disclaimer – You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov

The BBS is responsible for consumer protection through the regulation of Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT); Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW); Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEP); MFT Interns; and Associate Clinical Social Workers (ASW) in the State of California.

Board of Psychology Exit Disclaimer – You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
The California Board of Psychology protects the safety and welfare of consumers of psychological services.

Counselor Certification Regulations Exit Disclaimer – You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
The California Department of Alcohol and Drug Programs has counselor certification regulations specifically naming counselor certifying organizations for the purpose of certifying alcohol and drug counselors working in California.

Indian Alcoholism Commission of California, Inc. Exit Disclaimer – You Are Leaving www.ihs.gov 
The overall goal of the American Indian Certification of Substance Abuse Counselors/Administrators program will be to increase the effectiveness of substance abuse programs in Indian Communities.