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In the state of Texas, I need to submit the application to practice, submit a copy of my supervisor’s license and obtain insurance, (GCU Counseling Practicum Manual, 2016).“maintenance of student professional liability insurance in the amount of $1 million, $3 million” (GCU, 2017)Grand Canyon University’s Counseling Practicum Manual [Supplemental material]. (2016). In (Comp.), Introduction to Graduate Studies in the Health Science (p.23). Phoenix,Arizona: Grand Canyon University.Summarize your goals that you would like to achieve by the time you complete the practicum.By the time that I complete the practicum, I’d like to have a fulltime employment lead, have organized my working schedule with my personal life and be ready to attempt to obtain my licensure.
Breonna J. ConnerLicensure: Cite the appropriate state board website information. Do not contact your state behavioral health board.QuestionAnswerJustifications (How did you come up withyour answer?)What licenses does your Behavioral Board cover?The state of Texas only recognizes only one level of counseling; however, I’m confused. I believe LPC is the only one, that is Licensed Professional Counselor however, I also saw Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselor.Texas Department of State Health Services. (2017, June 20). Retrieved June 28, 2017, from What are three main differences between two of these licenses?Texas only has one level of licensure.Texas Department of State Health Services. (2017, June 20). Retrieved June 28, 2017, from Are there stepping stone licenses in your state such as LAC to LPC? What are their differences?This is divided into two levels. There is a LPC-I Title, (for student interns) and a LPC Title, (for those who meet post-graduate requirements), (Texas Department of Health Services, 2017).Texas Department of State Health Services. (2017, June 20). Retrieved June 28, 2017, from What are three of the main differences between the licensure requirements of the Addictions Counselor and the Professional or Mental Health Counselor?In the state of Texas, all you need is an associate degree and classroom hours towards chemical dependency to obtain the license. Documented experience in the field along with two letters of recommendation are also required, (Texas Department of Health Services, 2017).