LPC Continuing Education - Clarification
Tennessee LPC Rules & Regulations can be found at: 0450-01.20200402.pdf (tnsosfiles.com)
Tennessee LPC's are required to have 20 clock hours of Continuing Education every two calendar years.
A maximum of 10 hours may be received for multi-media courses (virtual) during the two-year period.
[Rule 0450-01-.12 (3) (b)]
Proof of attendance & completion must be retained for a period of four years from the end of the calendar year.
[Rule 0450-01-.12 (4) (a)]
The required documentation (proof) of attendance must include the following....
[Rule 0450-01-.12 (4) (c)]
Pre-approved course providers include ...
[Rule 0450-01-.12 (5) (a)
Those supervising applicants for licensure must have 3 of the clock hours of the 20 required, pertaining to counseling supervision (or related supervision topics).
[Rule 0450-01-.12 (1) (d)]
Three (3) clock hours of the twenty (20) clock hour biennial requirement shall, pertain to the following subjects: (i) Professional ethics
[Rule 0450-01-.12 (1) (c)]
NEW: As of January 1, 2020 >>> all licensed folks must complete a Board approved training of not less than 2 hours related to suicide prevention, at least once every four years.
CLARIFICATION: The Board has qualified virtual training to say that if a training is online and allows for interaction with the presenter, it will be considered as a face-to-face training event.