4757-9-02 Continuing education requirements for renewal of a professional counselor or a professional clinical counselor.

For professional counselors and for professional clinical counselors, the requirements for license renewal are thirty clock hours of approved continuing professional education in the following program areas of counselor training listed in section 4757.22 of the Revised Code: human growth and development; counseling theory: counseling techniques; group dynamics, processing, and counseling; appraisal of individuals; research and evaluation; professional, legal and ethical responsibilities; social and cultural foundations; lifestyles and career development; clinical psychopathlogy, personality and abnormal behavior; evaluation of mental and emotional status; diagnosis of mental and emotional disorders; methods of intervention and prevention of mental and emotional disorders; treatment of mental and emotional disorders; supervision, and administration. Administration subjects for continuing education are defined in paragraph (F)(1)(a)(iii) of rule 4757-17-01 of the Administrative Code.

(A) For those professional clinical counselors with supervising counselor status, three of the thirty clock hours shall be in supervision.

(B) For all renewals three of the thirty hours shall be taken in the area of legal and ethical responsibilities for professional counselors.

Effective: 01/01/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/12/2012 and 12/17/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4757.10 , 4757.33
Rule Amplifies: 4757.33
Prior Effective Dates: 5-22-86; 7-3-97; 9-20-02, 9/20/07