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§ 17-304. License qualifications; clinical professional counseling

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: May 15, 2018

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 17. Professional Counselors and Therapists (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: May 15, 2018
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-304
§ 17-304. License qualifications; clinical professional counseling
In general
(a) Except as provided in § 17-307 of this subtitle, to qualify for a license to practice clinical professional counseling, an applicant shall be an individual who meets the requirements of this section.
Moral character
(b) The applicant shall be of good moral character.
Age
(c) The applicant shall be at least 18 years old.
Education
(d)(1) The applicant shall hold a master's or doctoral degree in a professional counseling field from an accredited educational institution that is approved by the Board.
(2) The applicant shall have completed any additional educational requirements established by the Board in regulation.
Graduate course work
(e) The applicant shall provide documentation to the Board evidencing the completion of any educational requirements established by the Board in regulation, in the applicant's respective area of practice from an accredited college or university program approved by the Board.
Supervised experience
(f) The applicant shall provide documentation evidencing the completion of 2 years of postgraduate supervised experience as required by the Board.
Examination
(g) Except as otherwise provided in this title, the applicant shall pass an examination approved by the Board.

Credits

Added by Acts 2008, c. 505, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2008. Amended by Acts 2018, c. 756, § 1, eff. May 15, 2018; Acts 2018, c. 757, § 1, eff. May 15, 2018.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 17-304, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 17-304
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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