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10.58.12.00.htm 10.58.12.00. Title 10 MARYLAND DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH Subtitle 58 BOARD OF PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS AND THERAPISTS Chapter 12 Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors ― Requirements for Licensure Authority: Health Occupations Article, §17-101 17-205, 17-301, 17-304, 17-307, and 17-509, Annotated Code of Maryland
10.58.12.01.htm 10.58.12.01. 01 Scope.. This chapter:. A. Establishes the requirements for an individual to practice clinical professional counseling;. B. Establishes standards of supervision and the responsibilities of supervisors and supervisees in the practice of clinical professional counseling;C. Applies to licensees who:. 1) Practice clinical professional counseling; and. 2) Provide supervision for licensed graduate professional counseling; and. D. Applies to licensed graduate professional couns
10.58.12.02.htm 10.58.12.02. 02 Definitions.. A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.. B. Terms Defined.. 1) “Accredited educational institution” means a Board-approved college or university accredited by a national or regional accrediting body recognized by the Council on Post-Secondary Accreditation or through one of the following bodies recognized by the U.S. Department of Education:a) The Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools ― the Commission on Higher Education;.
10.58.12.03.htm 10.58.12.03. 03 Application Process for Licensure.. A. In order to obtain a license, an applicant shall:. 1) Complete and return the Board-approved application;. 2) Submit an official transcript from an accredited educational institution awarding the highest degree attained in a clinical professional counseling or related field;3) Pay all applicable fees set forth in COMAR 10.58.02;. 4) Submit to a criminal history background check in accordance with Health Occupations Article, §17-
10.58.12.04.htm 10.58.12.04. 04 Licensed Graduate Professional Counselors.. A. To qualify for licensure as a graduate professional counselor, an applicant shall have:. 1) Completed one of the following from an accredited educational institution:. a) A master's degree in a clinical professional counseling or related field with:. i) A minimum of 60 graduate semester credit hours, or, if the master’s program provides less than 60 graduate semester credit hours, requirements may be met by completing addi
10.58.12.05.htm 10.58.12.05. 05 Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors.. A. To qualify for licensure as a clinical professional counselor the applicant shall have:. 1) A graduate professional counselor license or other credential approved by the Board;. 2) For an applicant holding a master’s degree, completed a minimum of 3 years and 3,000 hours of experience in clinical professional counseling, of which:a) A minimum of the 1,500 hours shall be direct clinical counseling services;.
10.58.12.06.htm 10.58.12.06. 06 Licensure Eligibility: Out-of-State Applicants.. A. An applicant licensed as a clinical professional counselor or its equivalent, as established by the Board, in another state, territory, or jurisdiction is eligible for licensure if the applicant:1) Provides:. a) A completed Board-approved application;. b) An official transcript from the educational institution which awarded the master’s or doctoral degree;c) A copy of a current license from each state, te
10.58.12.07.htm 10.58.12.07. 07 Standards for Supervision.. A. Except as otherwise specified in this chapter, this chapter does not apply to personnel or management practices associated with contractual relationships or employment.B. A supervisor shall:. 1) Supervise only in those areas within the supervisor’s competence as determined by education, training, and experience;2) Provide supervision appropriate to the particular level of licensure being applied for or maintained;3) Provide supervision in
10.58.12.08.htm 10.58.12.08. 08 Supervisor Qualifications.. A. Licensure. An individual providing supervision shall be approved by the Board and licensed by the Board as a:1) Clinical professional counselor;. 2) Clinical professional art therapist;. 3) Clinical alcohol and drug counselor;. 4) Clinical marriage and family therapist; or. 5) Mental health care provider as defined in Regulation .02B of this chapter.. B. Experience, Education, and Training..
10.58.12.09.htm 10.58.12.09. 09 Supervisor Responsibilities.. A supervisor shall:. A. Agree to and sign a written contract for supervision before initiating supervision;. B. Ensure that the supervisee is practicing within the scope of the supervisee’s license;. C. Determine the skill level at which the supervisee may practice;. D. Focus on primary data from the supervisee’s practice;. E. Maintain documentation of supervisory sessions for at least 7 years, including:. 3) Focus of the supervisory sessions;.
10.58.12.10.htm 10.58.12.10. 10 Supervisee Responsibilities.. A. A supervisee shall:. 1) Verify that the supervisor has been approved by the Board;. 2) Agree to and sign a Board-approved contract before initiating supervision;. 3) Attend and participate in supervision as agreed to in the supervision contract;. 4) Prepare for supervision using case materials related to the supervisee’s clinical professional counseling practice;5) Maintain documentation of supervisory sessions for at least 7 years, to
10.58.12.9999.htm 10.58.12.9999. Administrative History Effective date: August 22, 2011 (38:17 Md. R. 1013) ―. Regulations .01―08 under Supervision Requirements repealed and new Regulations .01―10 under Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors ― Requirements for Licensure adopted effective June 28, 2021 (48:13 Md. R. 508)
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