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Mental Health Provider

Date of Publication:



A psychiatrist or clinical psychologist, a person with a doctorate in clinical social work, or a psychiatric nurse practitioner. In cases of outpatient mental health evaluations only, licensed clinical social workers who possess a master’s degree in clinical social work will also be considered mental health providers.

Source of Definition:

Self-Initiated Referral Process for Mental Health Evaluations of Members of the Armed Forces

Related Glossary Terms:

Mental Health Provider

Last Updated: February 09, 2024
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