Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board

Important notice regarding changes to the law affecting mental health access

Effective July 1st, 2018 pursuant to House Enrolled Act 1007, new temporary permits for certain individuals are established for those who are pursuing required clinical supervisory hours needed for licensure. Additional changes are made to hours obtained with the temporary permits for purposes of fulfilling work experience requirements.  For more information on House Enrolled Act 1007 please visit the Indiana General Assembly website at iga.in.gov.

Important notice regarding changes to the law affecting behavioral health and human services

Effective July 1st, 2018 pursuant to Senate Enrolled Act 224, up to 50% of the supervised experience hours required for licensure as the following can be accounted for through virtual supervision. The required number of face to face client contact hours for a marriage and family therapist license is reduced from 500 to 400 face to face client contact hours. An applicant for licensure as a mental health counselor or mental health counselor associate is required to complete a clinical practicum, an internship, or field experience in a counseling setting of at least 700 clock hours, including at least 66 hours of face to face supervision. For more information on Senate Enrolled Act 224 please visit the Indiana General Assembly website at iga.in.gov.

Licensing Information

Social Workers and Clinical Social Workers 
Marriage and Family Therapist Associates and Marriage and Family Therapists
Mental Health Counselor Associates and Mental Health Counselors
Addiction Counselors and Clinical Addiction Counselors

Continuing Education Providers and Sponsorship 

Resources

Statutes and Rules
Criminal Background Check Information
Continuing Education, Requirements, Sponsorship, & Providers
Renewal Documents
Name and Address Change
Order Pocket License
License Verification
Board Newsletters
Behavioral Health Audit Tracking Worksheet

Board Information

Board Members
Board Meeting Dates
Agenda & Minutes
Electronic Participation Policy

Consumer Information

Consumer Complaint Process

Staff Information

Indiana Professional Licensing Agency
Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204

Cindy Vaught, Board Director
Heather Hollcraft, Assistant Director
Lisa Wise, Litigation Specialist/Customer Service Representative
Michelle Littles, Customer Service Representative
Rejina Stigger, Customer Service Representative
Becki Parker, Customer Service Representative


Staff Phone Number: (317) 234-2054
Staff E-mail:
pla8@pla.IN.gov
Agency Fax:  (317) 233-4236