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Learn about educational opportunities, professional boards, and licensing requirements for Maine professionals.
BEHAVIORAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE DISORDERS PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALING AND LICENSING BOARDS
The certification board is committed to setting, monitoring and enforcing standards for Alcohol, Tobacco and Other Drug (ATOD) prevention professionals to ensure the public’s protection and enhance the profession. The board is a proud member of the International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC).
The association is Maine’s only organization exclusively for licensed clinical professional counselors. MEMHCA is the organization that supports LCPCs with education, advocacy, leadership and collaboration.
The primary responsibility of the Board is to examine and license qualified applicants to practice as professional counselors, clinical professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, pastoral counselors and registered counselors in Maine.
The primary responsibilities of the Board are to conduct examinations of candidates for licensure to practice psychology, to verify credentials of applicants, to license and renew upon documentation of continuing education activities, to conduct hearings and investigations upon receipt of complaints pertaining to psychology.
The primary responsibilities of the Board is to evaluate qualifications, supervise examinations of applicants, to grant licenses to those who meet board requirements, investigate complaints, and take disciplinary action; and to revoke or to refuse to renew any licenses after proper notice and hearing.
PUBLIC HEALTH PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALING AND LICENSING BOARDS
The mission of the Board of Licensure in Medicine is to safeguard the health, welfare, safety and lives, of the people of Maine by ensuring that the public is served by competent, ethical and honest practitioners.
The ACCME’s mission is the identification, development, and promotion of standards for quality continuing medical education (CME) utilized by physicians in their maintenance of competence and incorporation of new knowledge to improve quality medical care for patients and their communities.
Serving as the professional family for more than 137,000 osteopathic physicians (DOs) and osteopathic medical students, the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) promotes public health and encourages scientific research. In addition to serving as the primary certifying body for DOs, the AOA is the accrediting agency for all osteopathic medical schools.