Information on Minnesota State Agencies, Boards, Task Forces, and Commissions
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Sexual Exploitation by Counselors and Therapists Task Force
The Task Force will implement statewide plans to educate the public and professional community on the issues of sexual exploitation of therapy clients; design and propose relevant changes to civil laws; assist training institutions in preparing counselors and therapists to deal with sexual exploitation of clients; design administrative procedures for employers of therapists and for professional organizations that will help to prevent sexual exploitation of clients and to handle the problem once it has occurred; address the problems of sexual exploitation of clients in agencies and institutions licensed or run by the state, and initiated an ecumenical efforts to deal with the problem of sexual exploitation of counseling clients by the clergy.
The Task Force was to make recommendations to Legislature by February 1, 1985, and terminate July 1, 1985.
The 1984 Minnesota Legislature mandated the Commissioner of the Department of Corrections to form the Task Force on Sexual Exploitation by Counselors and Therapists. The Task Force was extended by the legislature in 1985, with a new expiration date of July 1, 1986 (see Laws of Minn. 1985, chap. 262, sec. 4).
Entries for this agency in the Annual Compilation and Statistical Report of Multi-Member Agencies Report:
Note: This report provides membership details as well as meeting information and a summary of the group's activities.
The Library has one other report from the Task Force that is not electronically available: Task Force Hearing, Task Force on Sexual Exploitation by Counselors and Therapists : State Capitol, Room 112, St. Paul, Minnesota, November 12, 1984, 9:00 a.m. - 9:30 p.m (Circulating Collection RC480.8 .M58 1984).
Note: The Legislative Reference Library may have additional reports on or by this group available through our catalog.
News clippings and documents. Agencies Notebook Collection, 1984-1985.
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