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Kentucky Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

Board of Licensed Professional Counselors

The purpose of the Board of Professional Counselors is to administer and enforce the statutory authority and to monitor the needs of the consuming public. The board examines and licenses all eligible candidates for entry into the profession as a professional counselor. It recommends appropriate changes in the law to assure fairness and equality. The board conducts formal hearings when necessary and prosecutes by due process any violators of KRS 335.500.

June 2016
 
Important Notice Regarding New Online System
 
You must create a brand new username and password.
 
Old One Stop Usernames and passwords are no longer valid and will not work.
 
 
v  Social Security number is used strictly as an identifier to accurately match old system data to new system data.  It will not remain within public view and has strict security.
 
v Please pay close attention to the required fields when registering your account. 
 
v When individual Board’s online renewal is completed, we will use the valid email address to communicate any new features or procedures. After your new user account is set up, you can print a new card or certificate. Legacy License Number and License Number will show identical licensure status and are valid to use today.
 
eServices
 
 
 
New licensure regulations effective February 5, 2016
Please review KAR 36:030 by clicking the yellow resources tab above and selecting Kentucky Administrative Regulations.
 
2016 Continuing Education information
Anyone that completed 3 CE hours on domestic violence, 6 hours of continuing education in suicide assessment, treatment, and management, or 3 CE hours on law prior to February 5th, 2016The Board considers any course sponsored or approved by one of the providers listed in 201 KAR 36:030 section 3(1) approved to meet the requirements of KRS 210.366 and 201 KAR 36:030 section 2.
 
Anyone that completed 3 CE hours on domestic violence, 6 hours of continuing education in suicide assessment, treatment, and management, or 3 CE hours on law  after to February 5th, 2016 – The Board considers any course sponsored or approved by one of the providers listed in 201 KAR 36:030 section 3(1) and was instructed by a LPCA or LPCC to be approved to meet the requirements of KRS 210.366 and 201 KAR 36:030 section 2.
 
Anyone that has not yet completed 3 CE hours on domestic violence, 6 hours of continuing education in suicide assessment, treatment, and management, or 3 CE hours on law – The Board considers any course sponsored or approved by one of the providers listed in 201 KAR 36:030 section 3(1) and instructed by a LPCA or LPCC to be approved to meet the requirements of KRS 210.366 and 201 KAR 36:030 section 2.  There are lists of approved courses available on our website for your reference. Click on the yellow “Resources” tab and select the appropriate CE type.