21 NCAC 45 .0801             APPROVED SUPERVISION

The hours of supervision required for certification as a Fee-Based Practicing Pastoral Counselor and a Fee-Based Practicing Pastoral Counseling Associate set forth in G.S. 90-387 shall be documented as provided by a:

(1)           North Carolina Certified Fee-Based Practicing Pastoral Counselor;

(2)           A mental health professional licensed or certified to practice in North Carolina, which is defined as a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC); Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor Supervisor (LCMHCS); Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT); Licensed Clinical Social Worker (LCSW); Licensed Psychologist; Licensed Medical Doctor with a Medical Board certification in psychiatry; or Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner; or

(3)           An individual with equal or greater clinical qualifications to one of these professionals that is approved by the Board through written equivalency request submitted to the Board.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-385(f); 90-387;

Eff. October 1, 1996;

Pursuant to G.S. 150B-21.3A rule is necessary without substantive public interest Eff. March 1, 2016;

Amended Eff. October 1, 2020.