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 1375.160 ENDORSEMENT – CLINICAL PROFESSIONAL COUNSELOR


 

Section 1375.160 Endorsement Clinical Professional Counselor

 

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

 

1) The applicant will be required to meet the educational requirements set forth in Section 1375.145.

 

A) Certification of education and an official transcript from a master's degree program in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, or psychology from a college, university or school that is a regionally accredited institution of higher education and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or similar degree program as defined in Section 1375.145 and completion of the equivalent of 2 years full-time satisfactory supervised employment or experience working as a counselor in a professional capacity under the direction of a qualified supervisor, subsequent to the degree, as defined in Section 1375.130; or

 

B) Certification of education and an official transcript from a doctoral degree program in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, or psychology from a college, university or school that is a regionally accredited institution of higher education and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education or similar degree program as defined in Section 1375.145 and completion of the equivalent of 2 years of full-time satisfactory supervised experience working as a counselor in a professional capacity under the direction of a qualified supervisor, as defined in Section 10 of the Act, at least one year of which is subsequent to the degree.

 

 

2) Successful completion of the examinations in accordance with Section 1375.150.

 

3) The required fee set forth in Section 1375.205.

 

4) Certification of licensure, on forms provided by the Division, from the state or territory of the United States in which an applicant was originally licensed and the state in which the applicant predominantly practices and 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 in that jurisdiction;

 

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) The Division, upon recommendation of the Professional Counselor Licensing and Disciplinary Board (the Board), shall issue a license if a review of the application indicates that the applicant meets all the requirements of this Part and the Act.

 

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