Chapter 4758-13 Continuing Education and License Renewal

4758-13-01 Continuing education requirements for chemical dependency counselors.

(A) The following steps are required for renewal of a license or certificate to practice as a chemical dependency counselor within each two-year period of licensure or certification.

(1) Completion of a renewal application documenting the following:

(a) A minimum of forty hours of approved continuing education credit within the two year renewal period. Documentation of these hours does not need to be submitted with the renewal application. If selected in a random audit process, documentation shall be required;

(b) A minimum of six hours of the total forty hours shall be in chemical dependency specific education;

(c) A minimum of three hours of the total forty hours shall be in ethics education; and

(d) For renewal of a LICDC-CS license, a minimum of six hours shall be in clinical supervision education within the following areas: assessment/evaluation, counselors' professional development, management/administration and professional responsibility.

(e) The remaining hours must be field related.

(2) Chemical dependency counselors may be granted up to a maximum of twenty CEUs for authoring alcohol and other drug related publications at the board's discretion.

(3) A maximum of ten CEUs may be granted for presenting a workshop or teaching chemical dependency related courses. One CEU is given for each contact hour of training. Credit is not granted for preparation time.

(4) A maximum of ten CEUs may be granted for special language courses or workshops.

(5) The board shall consider relevant education, training, or service completed during the current renewal period by a licensee or certificate holder who is a member of or spouse of a member of the armed forces of the United States or reserve components thereof, the Ohio national guard, the Ohio military reserve, the Ohio naval militia, or the national guard of any other state in determining whether a licensee has fulfilled required continuing education for that renewal period.

(B) The renewal application shall be completed and filed with required fee to the board no less than thirty days prior to the license or certificate lapse date.

A member of the armed forces of the United States, the Ohio national guard, the Ohio military reserve, the Ohio naval militia, the national guard of any other state, or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States who has served on active duty, whether inside or outside the United States, for a period in excess of thirty-one days may submit an application to the board stating that the licensee or certificate holder requires an extension of the current reporting period because the licensee or certificate holder has served on active duty during the current or a prior reporting period. The licensee or certificate holder shall submit proper documentation certifying the active duty service and the length of that active duty service.

Upon receiving the application and proper documentation, the board shall extend the current reporting period by an amount of time equal to the total number of months that the licensee spent on active duty during the current reporting period. For purposes of this paragraph, any portion of a month served on active duty shall be considered one full month.

(C) The board shall send renewal reminders ninety days prior to the lapse date.

(D) The board may audit the renewal of a licensee or certificate holder. If selected for an audit, licensee or certificate holders shall be required to provide verification of completion of the hours required for their renewal period.

Effective: 1/1/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/28/2016 and 01/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4758.20
Rule Amplifies: 4758.26, 4758.51
Prior Effective Dates: 6/13/04, 3/1/11, 3/22/13, 5/6/13, 7/7/14, 3/22/15

4758-13-02 [Effective until 3/20/2017] Continuing education requirements for OCPSA, OCPS I and OCPS II.

(A) The following steps are required for renewal of a certificate to practice as an OCPS I or OCPS II.

(1) Completion of a renewal application documenting the following:

(a) A minimum of forty hours of continuing education credit within the two year renewal period. Documentation of these hours does not need to be submitted with the renewal application. If selected in a random audit process, documentation shall be required;

(b) A minimum of ten hours from foundation two: foundation in prevention of alcohol and other drug use/abuse/dependency. This includes current research, historical perspectives, theoretical approaches and current program models;

(c) A minimum of three hours of the total forty hours shall be in ethics education; and

(d) The remaining hours must be prevention related.

(2) Prevention specialists may be granted up to a maximum of twenty RCHs for authoring alcohol and other drug related prevention publications at the board's discretion.

(3) A maximum of ten RCHs may be granted for special language courses or workshops.

(4) A maximum of twenty RCHs may be granted for participation in in-service training programs. An in-service is one in which only agency staff participate. If the agency's in-service is open to individuals from outside the agency, there is no limit to the number of RCHs that can be earned.

(5) A maximum of ten RCHs may be granted for presenting a workshop or teaching alcohol and other drug prevention related courses.

(6) The board shall consider relevant education, training, or service completed during the current renewal period by a licensee or certificate holder who is a member of or spouse of a member of the armed forces of the United States or reserve components thereof, the Ohio national guard, the Ohio military reserve, the Ohio naval militia, or the national guard of any other state in determining whether a licensee has fulfilled required continuing education for that renewal period.

(B) The following steps are required for renewal of a certificate to practice as an OCPSA.

(1) Completion of a renewal application documenting the following:

(a) A minimum of twenty hours of continuing education credit within the two year renewal period. Documentation of these hours does not need to be submitted with the renewal application. If selected in a random audit process, documentation shall be required;

(b) A minimum of five hours from foundation two: foundation in prevention of alcohol and other drug use/abuse/dependency. This includes current research, historical perspectives, theoretical approaches and current program models.

(c) A minimum of one and a half hours of the total twenty hours shall be in ethics education; and

(d) The remaining hours must be prevention related.

(2) Prevention specialist assistants may be granted up to a maximum of twenty RCHs for authoring alcohol and other drug related prevention publications at the board's discretion.

(3) A maximum of ten RCHs may be granted for special language courses or workshops.

(4) A maximum of twenty RCHs may be granted for participation in in-service training programs. An in-service is one in which only agency staff participate. If the agency's in-service is open to individuals from outside the agency, there is no limit to the number of RCHs that can be earned.

(5) A maximum of ten RCHs may be granted for presenting a workshop or teaching alcohol and other drug prevention related courses.

(C) Renewal applications shall be completed, signed and filed with required fee to the board no less than thirty days prior to the certificates lapse date.

A member of the armed forces of the United States, the Ohio national guard, the Ohio military reserve, the Ohio naval militia, the national guard of any other state, or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States who has served on active duty, whether inside or outside the United States, for a period in excess of thirty-one days may submit an application to the Board stating that the licensee or certificate holder requires an extension of the current reporting period because the licensee or certificate holder has served on active duty during the current or a prior reporting period . The licensee or certificate holder shall submit proper documentation certifying the active duty service and the length of that active duty service.

Upon receiving the application and proper documentation, the Board shall extend the current reporting period by an amount of time equal to the total number of months that the licensee spent on active duty during the current reporting period. For purposes of this division, any portion of a month served on active duty shall be considered one full month.

(D) The board shall send renewal reminders ninety days prior to the lapse date.

Effective: 07/07/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/15/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4758.20
Rule Amplifies: 4758.51, 5903.12, 5903.121
Prior Effective Dates: 6/13/04, 4/1/07, 11/15/10, 5/6/13

4758-13-02 [Effective 3/20/2017] Continuing education requirements for prevention certificate holders.

(A) The following steps are required for renewal of a certificate to practice as an OCPS or OCPC.

(1) Completion of a renewal application documenting the following:

(a) A minimum of forty hours of approved continuing education credit within the two year renewal period. Documentation of these hours does not need to be submitted with the renewal application. If selected in a random audit process, documentation shall be required;

(b) A minimum of six hours from domain VI: professional growth and responsibility. This includes current research, historical perspectives, theoretical approaches and current program models;

(c) A minimum of three hours of the total forty hours shall be in ethics education; and

(d) The remaining hours must be prevention related.

(2) Prevention specialists may be granted up to a maximum of twenty CEUs for authoring alcohol and other drug related prevention publications at the board's discretion.

(3) A maximum of ten CEUs may be granted for special language courses or workshops.

(4) A maximum of ten CEUs may be granted for presenting a workshop or teaching alcohol and other drug prevention related courses.

(5) The board shall consider relevant education, training, or service completed during the current renewal period by a licensee or certificate holder who is a member of or spouse of a member of the armed forces of the United States or reserve components thereof, the Ohio national guard, the Ohio military reserve, the Ohio naval militia, or the national guard of any other state in determining whether a licensee has fulfilled required continuing education for that renewal period.

(B) The following steps are required for renewal of a certificate to practice as an OCPSA.

(1) Completion of a renewal application documenting the following:

(a) A minimum of twenty hours of approved continuing education credit within the two year renewal period. Documentation of these hours does not need to be submitted with the renewal application. If selected in a random audit process, documentation shall be required;

(b) A minimum of five hours from foundation two: foundation in prevention of alcohol and other drug use/abuse/dependency. This includes current research, historical perspectives, theoretical approaches and current program models.

(c) A minimum of one and a half hours of the total twenty hours shall be in ethics education; and

(d) The remaining hours must be prevention related.

(2) Prevention specialist assistants may be granted up to a maximum of twenty CEUs for authoring alcohol and other drug related prevention publications at the board's discretion.

(3) A maximum of ten CEUs may be granted for special language courses or workshops.

(4) A maximum of ten CEUs may be granted for presenting a workshop or teaching alcohol and other drug prevention related courses.

(C) Renewal applications shall be completed and filed with required fee to the board no less than thirty days prior to the certificate lapse date.

(1) A member of the armed forces of the United States, the Ohio national guard, the Ohio military reserve, the Ohio naval militia, the national guard of any other state, or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States who has served on active duty, whether inside or outside the United States, for a period in excess of thirty-one days may submit an application to the board stating that the licensee or certificate holder requires an extension of the current reporting period because the licensee or certificate holder has served on active duty during the current or a prior reporting period. The licensee or certificate holder shall submit proper documentation certifying the active duty service and the length of that active duty service.

Upon receiving the application and proper documentation, the board shall extend the current reporting period by an amount of time equal to the total number of months that the licensee spent on active duty during the current reporting period. For purposes of this paragraph, any portion of a month served on active duty shall be considered one full month.

(D) The board shall send renewal reminders ninety days prior to the lapse date.

(E) The board may audit the renewal of a certificate holder. If selected for an audit, certificate holders shall be required to provide verification of completion of the hours required for their renewal period.

Effective: 3/20/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/28/2016 and 03/20/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4758.20
Rule Amplifies: 4758.51, 5903.12, 5903.121
Prior Effective Dates: 6/13/04, 4/1/07, 11/15/10, 5/6/13, 7/7/14

4758-13-03 Special circumstances for the renewal of a license or certificate.

(A) Senior citizen status:

(1) Licensees or certificate holders who are retired from full time employment and sixty years of age or older may request senior citizen status.

(2) Fees are reduced.

(3) To be eligible for senior citizen status, the licensee or certificate holder shall document that he/she has reached sixty years of age and is no longer employed full time.

(4) If the licensee or certificate holder elects to return to full time employment, the senior citizen status is automatically voided and the fact shall be recognized on the next renewal application.

(5) In order for a licensee or certificate holder to qualify for "senior status" they shall work twenty hours or less per week.

(B) Short term inactive status:

(1) Short term inactive status may be granted when there are circumstances in which individuals cannot meet the education requirements for renewal of a license or certificate in a two-year period. The licensee or certificate holder may apply for an extended period of time in which to obtain the needed CEUs.

(2) The maximum period allotted is six months.

(3) To apply for short term inactive status, the licensee or certificate holder shall submit to the board thirty days prior to the lapse date:

(a) A written request for this status;

(b) The required inactive status holding fee;

(c) The original license or certificate (not a copy). If the licensee or certificate holder has lost the original license or certificate, the licensee or certificate holder shall submit a signed and notarized statement to that effect.

(4) During this period, the licensee or certificate holder shall not practice as a chemical dependency counselor or prevention specialist and shall not use the , license, certificate or endorsement designation.

(5) The board may reactivate a license or certificate when the board receives documentation of successful completion of the required CEUs, renewal application and the renewal fee in effect at the time of submission.

(6) The licensee or certificate holder's lapse date will be two years from the date of reinstatement.

(7) A licensee or certificate holder who is placed on inactive status shall still be subject to the code of ethics as defined in rules 4758-8-01 to 4758-8-03 of the Administrative Code.

(C) Long term inactive status:

(1) A licensee or certificate holder who temporarily leaves the field may request long-term inactive status for up to five years.

(2) To apply for long term inactive status, the licensee or certificate holder shall submit to the board thirty days prior to the lapse date:

(a) A written request for this status;

(b) The required inactive status holding fee;

(c) The original license or certificate (not a copy). If the individual has lost the original license or certificate, the licensee or certificate holder shall submit a signed and notarized statement to that effect.

(3) During this period, the licensee or certificate holder shall not practice as a chemical dependency counselor or prevention specialist and shall not use the license, certificate or endorsement designation.

(4) To reactivate the license or certificate the licensee or certificate holder shall submit an application for reinstatement before the five-year limit expires. The request shall be accompanied by the current renewal fee and documentation of the successful completion of forty CEUs within the inactive status period.

(5) The licensee or certificate holder's lapse date will be two years from the date of reinstatement.

(6) A licensee or certificate holder who is placed on inactive status shall still be subject to the code of ethics as defined in rules 4758-8-01 to 4758-8-03 of the Administrative Code.

Effective: 1/1/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/28/2016 and 01/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4758.20
Rule Amplifies: 4758.51
Prior Effective Dates: 6/13/04, 11/15/10, 5/6/13

4758-13-04 [Effective until 3/20/2017] Definition of recognized clock hours.

(A) The recognized clock hour (RCH) equals one contact hour of participation in an organized educational format.

(B) RCHs and college courses:

(1) RCHs may be awarded for college courses that address one or more of the knowledge and skill areas associated with chemical dependency counseling or prevention services

(2) In determining the number of RCHs to be awarded for college courses, the following conversions shall be used:

(a) One semester hour equals fifteen RCHs

(b) One quarter hour equals ten RCHs.

(C) RCHs may be awarded to programs that address the following knowledge and skill areas:

(1) Counselor areas:

(a) Theories of addiction

(b) Counseling procedures and strategies

(c) Group process and techniques

(d) Assessment and diagnosis of addiction

(e) Relationship counseling

(f) Pharmacology

(g) Prevention strategies

(h) Treatment planning

(i) Ethics

(2) Prevention areas:

(a) Foundation in chemical use/abuse/dependency

(b) Foundation in prevention of ATOD use/abuse/dependency

(c) Ethics

(d) Education and skill development

(e) Community organization

(f) Public policy and environmental change

(g) Professional growth and responsibility

(h) Planning and evaluation

(3) Chemical dependency counselor supervisor areas:

(a) Counselor development

(b) Professional and ethical standards

(c) Program development and quality assurance

(d) Performance evaluation

(e) Administration

(f) Treatment knowledge

(4) Prevention administrator / supervisor areas:

(a) Personnel management

(b) Financial management

(c) Program development and planning

(d) Board development

(e) Policy development

(f) Coalition development

(D) Events for which no RCHs are awarded shall include:

(1) Programs leading to a high school diploma or equivalency certificate.

(2) In-service programs that deal with internal organizational affairs such as benefits, organizational structure or policy and procedures.

(3) Participation in department or committee meetings, delegate assemblies or similar meetings.

(4) Meetings for policy making or problem solving purposes.

(5) Business meetings of professional associations or societies.

(6) Programs delivered through the mass media unless they are an integral part of an educational program, which has prior board approval.

(7) CPR/first aid classes.

Effective: 05/06/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/15/2015
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4758.20
Rule Amplifies: 4758.20
Prior Effective Dates: 6/13/04, 11/15/10

4758-13-04 [Effective 3/20/2017] Definition of continuing education units.

(A) The continuing education unit (CEU) equals one contact hour of participation in an organized educational format.

(B) CEUs and college courses:

(1) CEUs may be awarded for college courses that address one or more of the knowledge and skill areas associated with chemical dependency counseling or prevention services

(2) In determining the number of CEUs to be awarded for college courses, the following conversions shall be used:

(a) One semester hour equals fifteen CEUs

(b) One quarter hour equals ten CEUs.

(C) CEUs may be awarded to programs that address the following knowledge and skill areas:

(1) Counselor areas:

(a) Theories of addiction

(b) Counseling procedures and strategies

(c) Group process and techniques

(d) Assessment and diagnosis of addiction

(e) Relationship counseling

(f) Pharmacology

(g) Prevention strategies

(h) Treatment planning

(i) Ethics

(2) Prevention areas:

(a) Ethics

(b) Planning and evaluation

(c) Prevention education and service delivery

(d) Communication

(e) Community organization

(f) Public policy and environmental change

(g) Professional growth and responsibility

(3) Chemical dependency counselor supervisor areas:

(a) Counselor development

(b) Professional and ethical standards

(c) Program development and quality assurance

(d) Performance evaluation

(e) Administration

(f) Treatment knowledge

(4) Gambling disorder areas:

(a) Knowledge of gambling disorder

(b) Gambling counseling practice

(c) Special issues in gambling treatment

(d) Professionalism in gambling treatment

(5) Prevention administrator / supervisor areas:

(a) Personnel management

(b) Financial management

(c) Program development and planning

(d) Board development

(e) Policy development

(f) Coalition development

(D) Events for which no CEUs are awarded shall include:

(1) Programs leading to a high school diploma or equivalency certificate.

(2) In-service programs that deal with internal organizational affairs such as benefits, organizational structure or policy and procedures.

(3) Participation in department or committee meetings, delegate assemblies or similar meetings.

(4) Meetings for policy making or problem solving purposes.

(5) Business meetings of professional associations or societies.

(6) Programs delivered through the mass media unless they are an integral part of an educational program, which has prior board approval.

(7) CPR/first aid classes.

Effective: 3/20/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/28/2016 and 03/20/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4758.20
Rule Amplifies: 4758.20
Prior Effective Dates: 6/13/04, 11/15/10, 5/6/13

4758-13-05 Lapsed license or certificate/restoration process.

(A) A license or certificate that has not been renewed lapses on its expiration date.

(B) Except in the case of the registered applicant (RA) certification , the first two year, renewable chemical dependency counselor assistant (CDCA) certification, and certain military personnel and their spouses, a license or certificate that has lapsed may be restored if the individual applies for restoration no later than two years after the license or certificate has expired.

(1) The registered applicant certification is not renewable and shall not be restored.

An individual whose registered application expires may not reapply for the registered applicant certification.

(2) In order to be issued the first two year, renewable CDCA certification an individual whose initial CDCA certification has lapsed shall meet the requirements in paragraph (D) of rule 4758-5-01 of the Administrative Code not later than one year after the initial CDCA certification lapses. Individuals whose initial CDCA certification is lapsed beyond one year shall be required to reapply and meet all requirements for certification as a CDCA.

(3) Military personnel and their spouses shall be granted the renewal or restoration of a certification or license without penalty and without re-examination if either of the following applies:

(a) The license or certificate was not renewed because of the holder's service in the armed forces of the United States or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, including the Ohio national guard or the national guard of any other state.

(b) The license or certificate was not renewed because the holder's spouse served in the armed forces of the United States or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, including the Ohio national guard or the national guard of any other state, and the service resulted in the holder's absence from this state.

(4) A renewal shall not be granted under paragraph (B)(3) of this rule unless the holder or the holder's spouse, whichever is applicable, has presented satisfactory evidence of the service member's discharge under honorable conditions or release under honorable conditions from active duty or national guard duty within six months after the discharge or release.

(C) The board shall issue a restored license or certificate to an applicant upon payment of any renewal fees and completion of all continuing education requirements which are currently in effect at the time of restoration.

(D) An individual shall not be required to take an examination as a condition of having a lapsed license or certificate restored if it is restored within two years of the date in which it lapsed.

(E) All licenses or certificates are the property of the board and shall be surrendered by the chemical dependency counselor or prevention specialist upon request by the board.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 05/12/2015 and 06/13/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4758.20
Rule Amplifies: 4758.26
Prior Effective Dates: 6/13/04, 5/6/13

4758-13-06 Expired license or certificate.

(A) Persons whose license, certificates or endorsement have lapsed or expired and who continue to hold themselves out as chemical dependency counselors, certified prevention specialists or gambling disorder endorsees shall be in violation of Chapter 4758. of the Revised Code.

(B) Persons who practice chemical dependency counseling, gambling disorder counseling or prevention while their licenses, certificates or endorsements are under suspension or revocation shall be in violation of Chapter 4758. of the Revised Code.

(C) Persons who engage in chemical dependency counseling, who are not exempt from licensure or certification or who do not already hold a valid license or certificate to practice chemical dependency counseling under Chapter 4758. of the Revised Code, shall be in violation of Chapter 4758. of the Revised Code.

Effective: 3/22/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 12/30/2014 and 03/22/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4758.20
Rule Amplifies: 4758.02, 4758.30, 4758.99
Prior Effective Dates: 06/13/04

4758-13-07 Approval of continuing education units.

(A) Sponsors of education and training programs that are relevant to the practice of chemical dependency counseling, gambling disorder counseling or prevention may apply for CEU approval. Program CEUs may be awarded by the board to any program that addresses the knowledge and skill areas, which contribute to the professional growth of the chemical dependency counselor, gambling disorder endorsee or prevention professional. CEUs may be awarded upon approval of the CEU application.

(1) Procedure to apply for CEU approval:

(a) Complete the program sponsor application process for continuing education unit ( CEU) approval no fewer than thirty days prior to the offering of the continuing education course.

(b) Pay the required application fee.

(c) The program shall satisfy at least one of the topic areas of rule 4758-13-04 of the Administrative Code required for application or renewal of a license, certificate or endorsement to practice as a chemical dependency counselor, gambling disorder counselor or prevention professional.

(d) Provide evidence that the program trainer or lecturer has education and training that would qualify them to teach the offered course. Education or training may include, but is not limited to: holding a license or certificate in the subject area in which they are teaching; having a bachelor's or master's degree in the subject area or having other recognized training or experience in the subject area in which they propose to teach.

(2) If CEU approval is granted , the sponsor shall provide one of the following forms of participant verification of attendance :

(a) Provide the board with electronic verification of participant attendance in a format approved by the board

(b) Provide each program participant with a verification of attendance form which shall include the following information:

(i) Title of the program;

(ii) Date of the program;

(iii) Participant's name;

(iv) Program sponsor's name;

(v) Number of CEUs attended;

(vi) CEU approval number;

(vii) CEU approved subject area(s).

(3) Sponsors shall maintain participant attendance records for five years.

(B) Entities that regularly sponsor CEUs and wish to obtain a provider status may apply to the board for a one year or two year provider status:

(1) Procedure to apply for provider status:

(a) A provider shall have sponsored fifty hours of education approved by the board;

(b) The provider shall complete the application process for provider status.

(c) The provider shall pay the required application fee.

(2) If provider status is granted, the provider shall provide the board with verification in a format approved by the board of all CEU programs provided during the provider period. Verification shall be provided to the board within 30 days of the completion of each CEU program offered.

(3) The provider shall also provide one of the following forms of participant verification of attendance :

(a) Provide the board with electronic verification of participant attendance in a format approved by the board

(b) Provide each program participant with a verification of attendance form which shall include the following information:

(i) Title of the program;

(ii) Date of the program;

(iii) Participant's name;

(iv) Program sponsor's name;

(v) Number of CEUs attended;

(vi) Provider number;

(vii) CEU approved subject area(s).

(4) Providers shall maintain participant attendance records for five years.

(5) For CEU approval to be granted to a program, the provider shall obtain evidence that the program trainer or lecturer has education and training that would qualify them to teach the offered course. Education or training may include, but is not limited to: holding a license or certificate in the subject area in which they are teaching; having a bachelor's or master's degree in the subject area or having other recognized training or experience in the subject area in which they propose to teach.

(6) Providers shall maintain evidence that each program is either planned, reviewed or conducted by one of the following:

(a) For chemical dependency specific training: an LCDC II, LCDC III, LICDC, LICDC-CS or an individual credentialed by IC&RC or NAADAC at a chemical dependency counseling level.

(b) For prevention specific training: an OCPS I, OCPS II or an individual credentialed by IC&RC or NAADAC at a prevention specialist level.

(c) For chemical dependency clinical supervisor specific training: an LICDC-CS or an individual credentialed by IC&RC or NAADAC at a chemical dependency clinical supervisor level.

(7) Renewal of provider status:

(a) A provider may apply for renewal of their provider status by completing the renewal application process and paying the renewal application fee to the board.

(b) The board may refuse to renew the status of any provider who fails to comply with the requirements of this rule. Approved provider status may be withdrawn for cause.

(C) To obtain post program approval, a licensee or certificate holder shall:

(1) Apply for post program approval in a format approved by the board within ninety days of completing a program.

(2) Provide the board with documentation of :

(a) The name and the credentials of the program presenter(s)

(b) A copy of the program brochure, description, agenda, outline or other documentation to demonstrate the content of the program

(c) Verification of attendance and completion of the program which includes the title, date, number of hours and name of program provider.

Effective: 1/1/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/28/2016 and 01/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4758.20
Rule Amplifies: 4758.20
Prior Effective Dates: 6/13/04, 3/1/11