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


For licensed professional counselors and for licensed professional clinical counselors, the requirements for license renewal are thirty clock hours of approved continuing professional education in the following program areas of training and education 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 psychopathology, 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 (E)(1)(a)(iii) of rule 4757-17-01 of the Administrative Code.

(A) For those licensed professional counselors and licensed professional clinical counselors with supervision endorsement ("S"), 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 ethics continuing education.

Last updated December 27, 2023 at 8:18 AM

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 4757.10, 4757.33
Amplifies: 4757.33
Five Year Review Date: 12/26/2028
Prior Effective Dates: 5/22/1986, 7/3/1997, 9/20/2002, 9/20/2007, 1/1/2013, 6/1/2014, 11/3/2014, 7/1/2016, 9/3/2018