Explain the requirements and the sequence of the licensure process in the state

In this assignment, you will explore the requirements for licensure in the state where you plan to practice. You will develop a professional licensure plan (PLP) that helps you outline a sequential timeline for acquiring licensure.

Tasks:

  • Explain the requirements and the sequence of the licensure process in the state where you plan to practice. You must cite the source from where you obtain the state licensure information.
  • Create your PLP that reflects a detailed timeline of your route to acquiring licensure. Your plan should begin with meeting requirements for the CMHC program.
  • Include details on:
    • The required graduate course work for licensure in the state where you plan to practice
    • The number of required graduate credit hours for licensure in the state
    • The names and types (e.g., multiple choice, case scenarios) of the state licensing exams
    • The number of years and hours of required experience after you get your master’s degree
    • The number and types of required supervision hours after the master’s experience
    • The person who is qualified and approved to provide supervision
    • Approved settings for completing the post-masters supervision
    • Any other specialty courses you must complete prior to obtaining licensure (e.g., domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, laws and rules, etc.)
    • Number of hours of continuing education you must complete in each licensure period in order to have your license renewed
    • Crimes that might or would prevent a person from becoming a licensed counselor