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an organization both recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation and accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs” (NCBLPC, 2017). As a Licensed Professional Counselor, you are responsibility to completed 3,000 hours of supervised professional practice under another lawful jurisdiction (NCBLPC, 2017). Out of those 3,000 hours 2,000 of those hours must be direct counseling with a supervised professional. During this process no more than 40 hours per week can be used for these hours. Counselors will need 100 hours of clinical supervision, while 75 of these hours are required to be individual. Typical about 498 applicates are processed per month. Overall the application and exam process may seem like a lot of information to keep up with; which is why the NCBLPC is essential when doing this process. Having a supervisor throughout the process will help guide the counselor in the right direction and answer any unanswered questions. Over the course of the 3,000 hours the counselor will gain skills to help the counselor become the best Licensed Professional Counselor possible. Going over the credentials process will help stay up to date on any changes that could affect the profession R egulatory Authority
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STATE CREDENTIALING BOARD RESEARCH PROJECT 5 “The public safety policy for the State of North Carolinas Board states that the activities of persons who provides counseling services to the public are to be regulated to protect the public health, safety, and welfare” (NCBLPC, 2017). The North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors has established requirements for the protection of the public. “If a person has been convicted of a felony, and/or has engaged in fraud the Board may deny, suspend, or revoke licensure, place on probation, and limit practice with probable causes” (2017). S tate board/committee “The North Carolina Board of Licensed Professional Counselors is in the process of getting a Quarterly newsletter to help keep Licensed Professional Counselors up to date on activities and any changes that could affect their profession” (2017). “The NC Board of Licensed Professional Counselors submits an annual report to the Joint Legislative Administrative Procedure Oversight Committee” (NCBLPC, 2017). State board and/or committee meetings are
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