||Amends Confidentiality Act to Cover disclosures not made in a therapeutic relationship.
||Public Act 99-0028
| Student Safety
||Requires colleges to allow students to designate someone to whom college can disclose the fact that the students is a clear danger.
||Public Act 99-0278
||Protects disclosure of sensitive health care services.
||Public Act 99-0181
| LGBTQ Minors
||Protects LGBTQ minors from "conversion therapy"
||Public Act 99-0411
| Opiod Treatment
||Bill About Opiod Treatment. Am #1 greatly strengthens parity law.
||Public Act 99-0480
| School Support Personnel and Principal Endorsement
||Provides that 4 years of working in the capacity of school support personnel shall be counted towards a principal endorsement for a Professional Educator License.
||Public Act 98-0917
| School Counselor Definition
|| Deletes existing provisions regarding school counseling to further define the role and services of school counselors in the school environment. Specifies school counselors are not the only ones able to provide these services nor are they limited to what is listed.
||Public Act 98-0918
| Bullying Prevention
||Adds a definition of cyber-bullying to the School Code. Extends school action against cyber-bullying to include that which takes place off of school property, computers, or events if brought to them and is creating a disruption to the educational process.
||Public Act 098-0801
| Clarification and Definition of LCPCs
|| Amends the Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Code. Defines "clinical professional counselor".
||Public Act 098-0724
|Restraint Authorization for LCPCs
||Adds LCPC as authorized to order restraints. The law already includes LCSW.
||Public Act 98-0137
||Concealed carry law on mandated reporting of "danger to self or others" or "developmentally disabled."
||Public Act 98-0063
||Amendment requiring QMHPs to report.
||Public Act 98-600
|| Sex offender evaluation and treatment provider act.
||Illinois Register 2013
|| Amends definition of facility director to allow counselors to be designees.
||Public Act 97-0753
|State Grantee Reporting
|| Requires more reporting from state grantees. Prohibits grantees from charging clients for services funded by the state.
||Public Act 98-0047
| Mental Health Confidentiality
||Concealed carry bill changes law concerning confidentiality of mental health records and reporting requirements.
||Public Act 98-0063
|Mental Health Youth Protection
||Provides that no mental health provider shall engage in sexual orientation change efforts with a person under the age of 18
||Public Act 99-0411
| Client Records
||Must establish and maintain client records and case notes. Records must be maintained for at least 7 years.
||Administrative Code 1375.225
| Health Care Fraud Regulations
||States that any IDFPR licensed worker who has been convicted of, or has entered a plea of guilty or nolo contendere, in a criminal prosecution to a criminal health care or criminal insurance fraud offense will have their license suspended immediately
||Public Act 99-0211
|Mental Health First Aid Training
||Illinois Mental Health First Aid training program so that certified trainers can provide Illinois residents, professionals, and members of the public with training on how to identify mental health problems.
||Public Act 98-0195
| Teachers and Mental Health
||Requires middle and high school teachers to be trained to identify mental illnesses.
|| Public Act 98-0471
|| Creates the Music Therapy Advisory Board Act that must report recommendations for the certification, training, curriculum and best practices of music therapists.
||Public Act 99-0397
| Mental Health Police Response
|| Provides that the Illinois Law Enforcement Training and Standards shall create a standard curriculum for a certified training program in crisis intervention addressing specialized policing responses to people with mental illnesses.
|| Public Act 99-0261
||Changes the definition of clinical psychologist.
|| Public Act 98-0075
||LCPCs aree a valid provider of mental health care that which insurance providers in Illinois must cover.
||Public Act 96-0328
| Abuse and Neglect
|| LPCs and LCPCs are reqiured to report a child they believe may be abused or neglected.
||Public Act 98-0067
| Threatening a Public Official
||Adds "human service provider" to the list of individuals included in the offense of "threatening a public official"
||Public Act 98-529
||Adds LCPC to the list of qualified examiners.
||Public Act 91-0536
|| Required for social workers and psychologists.
NOT required for counselors.
| Health Care Right of Conscience
|| Declares that people and organizations hold different beliefs about whether certain health care services are morally acceptable and respects and protects the right of conscience of all persons.
|| Public Act 99-0690
| ALL KIDS Update
||Amends the Covering ALL KIDS Health Insurance Act. Changes the repeal date from July 1, 2016 to October 1, 2019.
||Public Act 99-0518
| Child Bereavement Leave Act
||Creates the Child Bereavement Leave Act and amends the State Finance Act. Provides that an employee may use specified amounts of bereavement leave to grieve the death of the employee's child, attend services, or make arrangements.
|| Public Act 99-0703