Provision of mental health counseling services under TRICARE


(For resources, this is the publication date. For programs, this is the date posted.)


Committee on the Qualifications of Professionals Providing Mental Health Counseling Services under TRICARE
National Academies Press

In this book, the IOM makes recommendations for permitting independent practice for mental health counselors treating patients within TRICARE–the DOD’s health care benefits program. This would change current policy, which requires all counselors to practice under a physician’s supervision without regard to their education, training, licensure or experience.