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Governor Hobbs Signs New Law Allowing Out-of-State Counselors to Work in Arizona

Southwest Behavioral and Health Services News

ABC 15 Article/Video; Phoenix, AZ

Governor Katie Hobbs signed Senate Bill 1173, letting Arizona join the Counseling Compact Commission. The compact allows counselors, who are licensed in other states, to be able to practice in Arizona, either by moving to the state or over telehealth. The Counseling Compact Commission has more than 30 states as part of its initiative to let counselors work across state lines, which Steven Sheets, President and CEO of Southwest Behavioral & Health Services, says will be helpful.

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