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Department of Health Professions
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Board of Counseling
Petition 17
Petition Information
Petition Title Reduction in CE hours for active, semi-retired
Date Filed 3/9/2005   
Petitioner Mary Clark and Claire Bellingham 
Petitioner's Request

To revise the continuing education regulations to reduce the number of hours required for licensed professional counselors who are "retired-active" practitioners.

 
Agency's Plan

At its meeting on Friday, June 3, 2005, the Board will consider whether to recommend amendments to the requirements for continuing education.

 
Comment Period Ended 5/4/2005
0 comments
Agency Decision Take no action    
Response Date 12/1/2006
Agency Decision Summary

The Board believes that continuing education is necessary for a licensed professionals who continue to provide client care, even if the number of clients and number of hours are reduced. If a practitioner intends to continue in active practice, evidence of continuing competency should be the same.