21 NCAC 53 .0206             GRADUATE COUNSELING EXPERIENCE

(a)  Applicants enrolled in master's programs before July 1, 2015, a separate practicum and an internship shall be completed as part of the graduate course of study with at least 17 hours of graduate counseling supervision, as defined in Rules .0210 and .0211 of this Section.  Supervised graduate counseling shall be verified by a university faculty member on forms available on the Board's website, www.ncblpc.org, and shall consist of a minimum of 300 hours of supervised graduate counseling experience at a rate of not less than one hour of clinical supervision per 40 hours of graduate counseling experience, as defined by Rule .0701(2)(b) of this Chapter.  At least 180 hours of this counseling experience shall be direct counseling experience as defined in Rule .0205 of this Section.

(b)  Applicants who enroll in a master's program on or after July 1, 2015, graduate counseling experience shall consist of the following separate courses: 

(1)           one or more courses in practicum totaling at least three semester hours or five quarter hours;

(2)           one or more courses in internship totaling at least three semester hours or five quarter hours; and

(3)           at least 17 hours of graduate counseling supervision as defined in Rules .0210 and .0211 of this Section.

Supervised graduate counseling shall be verified by a university faculty member on forms available on the Board's website, www.ncblpc.org, and shall consist of a minimum of 300 hours of graduate counseling experience at a rate of not less than one hour of clinical supervision per 40 hours of graduate counseling experience, as defined by Rule .0701(2)(b) of this Chapter.  At least 180 hours of this counseling experience shall be direct counseling experience as defined in Rule .0205 of this Section.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-332.1(a)(3); 90-334(h),(i); 90-336(b)(1);

Eff. July 1, 1995;

Amended Eff. July 1, 2014; January 1, 2010.