Vision: A Healthy Texas
Mission: To improve health and well-being in Texas
Welcome to the home page of the board that licenses and regulates Licensed Professional Counselors in Texas. This website contains information about Licensed Professional Counselors including license requirements, how to file a complaint, how to contact our office, and more.
Continuing Education - CE Providers
How to become a pre-approved continuing education provider: (See board rule §681.144)
Complete and submit the Continuing Education Provider Application, which is available on our "Applications/Forms" web page. Continuing education providers must renew provider status annually. Providers must comply with the board rules concerning providers in order to maintain approved provider status.
Licensed Professional Counselor - CE Providers
Continuing education resources
NBCC National Board of Certified Counselors www.nbcc.org
Special Message for Military Personell, Spouses, and Veterans
The State of Texas recognizes the contributions of our active duty military service members, their spouses, and veterans. The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) in collaboration with the Office of the Governor, Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Veterans Commission, and Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, is spreading the word to military personnel, their spouses, and veterans about licenses they may be eligible for and that may assist them in their search for work.
The Professional Licensing and Certification Unit provides regulatory oversight, including licensing and certification, for the 23 allied health occupations identified on this page. Military personnel or veterans may have met some licensing requirements as a result of their military service or other training, knowledge, and experience. Military spouses of current, active duty military service members may also have met some licensing requirements related to this status.
Military personnel, their spouses, and veterans who are interested in one of the PLCU occupations and would like additional information regarding requirements may contact us via the contact information below or by clicking on the desired occupation for program specific contact information and a link to the program rules.
While a military service member is deployed minimum requirements for license renewal may be modified.
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