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The statutes were updated in November, 2018, and contain all actions of the
2018 legislative session.
§ 3265. Eligibility
To be eligible for licensure as a clinical mental health counselor an applicant shall have:
(1) Received a master's degree or higher degree in counseling or a related field, from an accredited educational institution, after having successfully completed a course of study requiring a minimum number of graduate credit hours established by the Board by rule and a supervised practicum, internship, or field experience, as defined by the Board by rule, in a mental health counseling setting.
(2) Documented a minimum of 3,000 hours of supervised work in clinical mental health counseling during a minimum of two years of post-master's experience, including at least 100 hours of face-to-face supervision during a minimum of two years of post-master's experience. Persons engaged in supervised work shall be registered on the roster of nonlicensed, noncertified psychotherapists and shall comply with the laws applicable to registrants.
(3) Passed the examinations required by Board rules. (Added 1987, No. 245 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1993, No. 98, § 12; 1993, No. 222 (Adj. Sess.), § 9a; 1997, No. 40, § 53; 2001, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), § 32, eff. June 27, 2002; 2005, No. 27, § 93; 2005, No. 148 (Adj. Sess.), § 36; 2017, No. 144 (Adj. Sess.), § 25.)