The Counseling Board has scheduled the following Board meetings for 2019:
January 25, 2019 - Teleconference
March 1, 2019 - Formal
May 3, 2019 - Teleconference
June 21, 2019 - Formal
August 2, 2019 - Teleconference (Purpose of this meeting is to consider the BEC's position on Endorsement licensure.)
August 16, 2019 - Teleconference
October 18, 2019 - Formal
December 13, 2019 - Teleconference
Please note, the deadline to receive the documents needed for board meetings is 2 weeks before the meeting date.
Formal and telephone meetings usually begin at 10:00 AM and are typically held in Charleston. However, please check back for the confirmed meeting location or call 800-520-3852 thirty days prior to the meeting date.
Purpose of Board Meetings: To consider meeting minutes, fiscal status of the Board, disciplinary matters, licensure of professional counselors and marriage and family therapists, and other miscellaneous items. Portions of the meeting to include discussion of licensee disciplinary cases will not be open to the public. Agenda will be available 3 business days prior to the meeting by contacting the Board office.
(Please note, the primary purpose for 'telephone' Board meetings is to consider licensure of professional counselors and marriage and family therapists, e.g. 'endorsement' applicants meeting all requirements for licensure, and 'standard' applicants that have completed all requirements, including supervised counseling/therapy practice hour requirements, for licensure. Other items listed above may be included as needed.)
2019 Credentialing Commitee Meeting(s):
January 11, 2019 @ 10am
February 8, 2019 @ 10am
March 1, 2019 @ 10am
April 26, 2019 @ 10am
June 14, 2019 @10am
August 12, 2019 @10am
A note to NEW applicants (standard and endorsement applicants).
In order to take your file materials to a scheduled meeting above, your applicant file materials must be "complete" and postmarked 10 business days prior to the meeting date.
Please allow 5-7 business days following the meeting date to receive a notification via email with the Committee's findings.
For more information, please review the information provided at the tabs titled, "Becoming an LPC", or "Becoming an LMFT".
Purpose: To review NEW applications for licensed professional counselor and marriage and family therapist licensure.
2019 Finance Committee Teleconference Meeting(s):
January 18, 2019 @ 2:00pm
April 23, 2019 @ 2:00pm
July 22, 2019 @ 10am
Purpose:Quarterly meetings are held to review financial status of the Board.