TITLE 68: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
CHAPTER VII: DEPARTMENT OF FINANCIAL AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION
SUBCHAPTER b: PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
PART 1375 PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR AND CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR LICENSING ACT
SECTION 1375.70 ENDORSEMENT – PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR


 

Section 1375.70 Endorsement Professional Counselor

 

a) Each applicant seeking licensure under Section 70 of the Act shall file an application with the Division on forms provided by the Division. The application shall include:

 

1) Certification of education and an official transcript from a master's or doctoral degree program in counseling, psychology, rehabilitation counseling from a college, university or school accredited by an accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or similar degree program approved in accordance with Section 1375.45;

2) Successful completion of the professional counselor examination set forth in Section 1375.60;

 

3) The required fee set forth in Section 1375.205;

 

4) Certification, on forms provided by the Division, from the state or territory of the United States or jurisdiction in which the applicant was originally licensed and the state or jurisdiction in which the applicant is currently licensed, if applicable, stating:

 

A) The time during which the applicant was licensed in that jurisdiction, including the date of the original issuance of the license;

 

B) A description of the examination in that jurisdiction; and

 

C) Whether the file on the applicant contains any record of disciplinary actions taken or pending.

 

b) When the accuracy of any submitted documentation or the relevance or sufficiency of the coursework or experience is questioned by the Division or the Board because of lack of information, discrepancies or conflicts in information given or a need for clarification, the applicant seeking licensure shall be requested to:

 

1) Provide such information as may be necessary; and/or

 

2) Appear for an interview before the Board to explain such relevance or sufficiency, clarify information or clear up any discrepancies or conflicts in information.

 

(Source: Amended at 35 Ill. Reg. 7586, effective May 13, 2011)