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Approval in District of Columbia

D. C. Department of Health Board of Professional Counseling CE Information

Provider
  • NBCC 5951

Next Renewal: Dec 29th, 2024

40 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 40 may be earned with CE-Credit.com.

Applies To:

  • District of Columbia Counselors

The District of Columbia Board of Professional Counseling accepts courses from CE sponsors approved by NBCC and APA. CE Learning Systems, service provider of , is approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) to provide continuing education materials. ‘s parent organization, CE Learning Systems, maintains responsibility for the courses.

At least ten percent (10%) or four (4) hours of the total required CEU shall be in the subjects determined by the Director as public health priorities of the District of Columbia.

Two (2) hours of CEU of the forty (40) hours are required in cultural competence and appropriate clinical treatment specifically for individuals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, queer, or questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.

Six (6) CEU in ethics and four (4) CEU in trauma counseling.

Please note that the required 2 hours of CE for the LGBTQ cultural competence requirement are NOT included as part of the public health priorities, and must be completed in addition to those requirements.

Board Contact Info

Department of Health Board of Professional Counseling
Phone: (877) 672-2174
https://dchealth.dc.gov/service/professional-counseling-licensing

https://dchealth.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/doh/page_content/attachments/Board%20of%20Professional%20Counseling%202020%20Notice%20for%20LPC%20and%20LGPC.pdf

Public Health Priorities, 4 CE credit hours

Subjects determined by the Director as public health priorities of the District of Columbia. This list may be amended every five years as deemed appropriate by the Director.

  • We do not currently offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

Cultural Competence, 2 CE credit hours

LGPCs are now required to complete two (2) hours of CEU in cultural competence and appropriate clinical treatment specifically for individuals who are lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, gender non-conforming, queer, or questioning their sexual orientation or gender identity and expression.

Please note that the required 2 hours of CE for the LGBTQ cultural competence requirement are NOT included as part of the public health priorities, and must be completed in addition to those requirements.

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Disclaimer

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