Oregon Mental Health Regulatory Agency diversity study

Oregon Mental Health Regulatory Agency (MHRA) seeks to support the diversity of professionals licensed by the Oregon Boards of Psychology (OBOP) and Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists (OBLPCT). MHRA engaged Keen Independent Research (Keen Independent) in June 2022 to conduct a diversity study and provide related services. The research project developed by MHRA required the study team to: examine existing policies and processes; study the demographics of the professionals licensed by OBOP and OBLPCT (professional counselors, marriage and family therapists and psychologists, collectively "the professions"); collect and analyze external stakeholder feedback; identify opportunities for and barriers to increasing the diversity of the professions; and if findings warrant, recommend changes in policies or practices to support greater diversity in the professions., Summary report -- Appendix A, MHRA, OBOP and OBLPCT -- Appendix B, demographic data -- Appendix C, methodology -- Appendix D, virtual workshop -- Appendix E, factors affecting diversity -- Appendix F, licensing -- Appendix G, complaints and investigations -- Appendix H, equitable protection -- Appendix I, board composition -- Appendix J, opportunities and barriers -- Appendix K, definition of terms -- Attachment 1, topical analysis: supervised clinical experience requirements, prepared for Charles Hill, Executive Director, Oregon Mental Health Regulatory Agency ; prepared by Keen Independent Research LLC, Title from PDF caption (viewed on January 10, 2023), This archived document is maintained by the State Library of Oregon as part of the Oregon Documents Depository Program. It is for informational purposes and may not be suitable for legal purposes, Includes bibliographical references, Mode of access: Internet from the Oregon Government Publications Collection, Text in English
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This archived document is maintained by the State Library of Oregon as part of the Oregon Documents Depository Program. It is for informational purposes and may not be suitable for legal purposes.
Abstract/Description: Oregon Mental Health Regulatory Agency (MHRA) seeks to support the diversity of professionals licensed by the Oregon Boards of Psychology (OBOP) and Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists (OBLPCT). MHRA engaged Keen Independent Research (Keen Independent) in June 2022 to conduct a diversity study and provide related services. The research project developed by MHRA required the study team to: examine existing policies and processes; study the demographics of the professionals licensed by OBOP and OBLPCT (professional counselors, marriage and family therapists and psychologists, collectively "the professions"); collect and analyze external stakeholder feedback; identify opportunities for and barriers to increasing the diversity of the professions; and if findings warrant, recommend changes in policies or practices to support greater diversity in the professions.
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Oregon. Mental Health Regulatory Agency -- Rules and practice
Counselors -- Licenses -- Oregon -- Evaluation
Family therapists -- Licenses -- Oregon -- Evaluation
Psychologists -- Licenses -- Oregon -- Evaluation
Diversity in the workplace -- Oregon
Date Issued: December 16, 2022