Texas Education Code

Sec. § 38.0101
Authority to Employ or Contract With Nonphysician Mental Health Professional


A school district may employ or contract with one or more nonphysician mental health professionals.


In this section, “nonphysician mental health professional” means:


a psychologist licensed to practice in this state and designated as a health-service provider;


a registered nurse with a master’s or doctoral degree in psychiatric nursing;


a licensed clinical social worker;


a professional counselor licensed to practice in this state; or


a marriage and family therapist licensed to practice in this state.
Added by Acts 2019, 86th Leg., R.S., Ch. 352 (H.B. 18), Sec. 1.12, eff. December 1, 2019.

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