State Credentialing Research Project.docx - State Credentialing State Credentialing Board Research Project Chelsea N Crabtree Grand Canyon University

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State Credentialing 1 State Credentialing Board Research Project Chelsea N. Crabtree Grand Canyon University: PCN-505 July 18, 2018
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State Credentialing 2 State Credentialing Research Project In the State of Oklahoma there are plenty of different licenses that you could possibly be eligible for if you have all the right credentials. Those license include the following, LGC – Licensed Genetic Counselor, LPC – Licensed Professional Counselor, LBP – Licensed Behavioral Practitioner and LMDT – Licensed Marital and Family Therapist. Each state has their own set of guidelines and requirements that must be followed. Some states may be the same, similar or completely different but which ever state one decides to practice in they need to make sure that they have gone through the guidelines and requirements thoroughly. Oklahoma State Board In Oklahoma our Licensing Board is called the State Board of Behavioral Health Licensure. The location of our main office is 3815 N Santa Fe, Ste. 110 Oklahoma City, OK 73118. They can be reached by phone (405) 522-3696 and by fax (405) 522-3691. They are open Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. They currently have 11 board members at this time. If you go to Ok.gov you will find the list and emails of all board members. If you have concerns about you license, applications, fees and certifications you can contact their main number and go from there. Mission of the State Board The mission of the State Board of Behavioral Health Licensure is to protect the Public by promoting and enforcing laws and regulations which govern the practice of Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marital and Family Therapists, and Licensed Behavioral Practitioners ( ok.gov/behavioralhealth ). In other words, they want first and
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State Credentialing 3 foremost make sure that the Licensed Professionals are complying with all the rules and regulations that apply in the state of Oklahoma. They also want to make sure that they are truly doing their job in helping families in need of their services. Licensing requirements can be difficult to understand and the board members want to ensure that they help make the process easier (Ok.gov, 2018).
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