4757.16 Applying for license or registration.

(A) A person seeking to be licensed under this chapter as a professional clinical counselor or professional counselor shall file with the counselors professional standards committee of the counselor, social worker, and marriage and family therapist board a written application on a form prescribed by the board. A person seeking to be licensed under this chapter as an independent social worker or social worker or registered under this chapter as a social work assistant shall file with the social workers professional standards committee of the board a written application on a form prescribed by the board. A person seeking to be licensed under this chapter as an independent marriage and family therapist or a marriage and family therapist shall file with the marriage and family therapist professional standards committee of the board a written application on a form prescribed by the board. Each form prescribed by the board shall contain a statement informing the applicant that a person who knowingly makes a false statement on the form is guilty of falsification under section 2921.13 of the Revised Code, a misdemeanor of the first degree.

(B) The professional standards committees shall review each application received and shall determine whether the applicant meets the requirements to receive the license or certificate of registration for which application has been made.

Effective Date: 2002 HB374 04-07-2003