Pre-Requisites and Requirements for CPCS, Clinical Supervision Certification
Must be licensed as an Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) for 3 years.
STEP 1: Licensed in GA as an LPC for a MINIMUM of 3 years prior to attending training for the CPCS credential. Rule 135-5-.02 *See below for exemptions and DETAILS. (the time as an APC does not count towards the 3 years)
STEP 2: Complete Required Training Course. No coursework will be accepted dated before the 3 year mark as an LPC
STEP 3: Exam - Open Book, Un-timed.
STEP 4: Complete the Application
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DEGREE: Doctoral Degree in Counseling Education/Supervision (completed within 3 years from the date of applying/date of application submission)
LPC in GA for one year minimum (Board Rule 135-5-.02)
Degree earned within the last three years from the date of application
MILITARY: Special exemption due to the 2-3 years relocation requirement by Department of Defense (DOD)
LICENSURE BY ENDORSEMENT: (Board Rule 135-3-.04)
SUPERVISOR LICENSURE BY ENDORSEMENT: (Board Rule 135-3-.04) If currently licensed as a Clinical Supervisor in another state and are now fully licensed in GA as an LPC.
LPC in GA for one year AND an LPC/LMHC (etc.) for at least 3 years total
CERTIFICATION BY ANOTHER ASSOCIATION, such as NBCC/CCE:
STEP 1: There are no other special exemptions due to the State of Georgia Licensing Board Rules
STEP 2: If you meet two or more of the special exemptions, please pick the one that suits you best
STEP 3: Please read the State of Georgia Licensing Board Rules
STEP 4: Staff is limited, please note it can take up to 5-7 days to reply to emails
Still have questions? Please email Info@CCALP.org
Pay Certification Fee