March 3, 2018 Dear CCA Members: Earlier this week, we notified you of CCA’s legislative efforts to obtain two-tiered licensure for counselors. We have been notified that the Public Health Committee has drafted a bill that is substantially similar to the CCA...
IMPORTANT NEW LAW STRENGTHENS CONNECTICUT’S PROFESSIONAL COUNSELING LICENSE
* New requirements for graduate education and fieldwork
* Addition of ethics requirement for continuing education
On July 1, 2017, Governor Malloy signed in to law Public Act 17-94, An Act Concerning Educational and Professional Standards for Professional Counselors (“P.A. 17-94”). P.A. 17-94 - a copy of which is posted on the CCA website - was the result of a long process, backed by CCA, to strengthen the educational standards for Connecticut LPCs. The new statute’s impact will be different for counselors and aspiring counselors depending on their current license and/or educational status.
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Read CCA's proposed legislation by clicking the link below - AN ACT CONCERNING PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS ASSOCIATE LICENSURE - proposed 2018 Legislative Alert!! SIGNIFICANT STEP TOWARD TIERED-LICENSURE: NOW WE NEED YOUR HELP Dear CCA Members: In an important step toward a major legislative goal, the Connecticut General Assembly’s...
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