PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
COUNSELORS AND THERAPISTS
54-3405. Qualifications for licensure. Licensure as a "licensed professional counselor" shall be restricted to persons of good moral character who have successfully completed each of the following requirements:
(1) A planned graduate program of sixty (60) semester hours which is primarily counseling in nature, six (6) semester hours of which are earned in an advanced counseling practicum, and including a graduate degree in a counseling field from an accredited university or college offering a graduate program in counseling.
(2) An examination if required by the board’s rules.
(3) One thousand (1,000) hours of supervised experience in counseling acceptable to the board.
(4) A license will not be allowed an individual whose license, certification or registration has been revoked or suspended in this or any other state and in this or any other related field. Such an individual may not be licensed under this chapter unless the period of revocation or suspension has been completed and the board has conducted a competency review and determined that an acceptable degree of rehabilitation has been accomplished.
[54-3405, added 1982, ch. 183, sec. 1, p. 482; am. 1999, ch. 152, sec. 1, p. 426; am. 2001, ch. 83, sec. 2, p. 207; am. 2005, ch. 46, sec. 1, p. 175.]