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Licensure Application

Past Criminal Convictions?

Licensure Testing
 Test Retakes? (What if I fail?)

Experience Required for LCPC

 Number of hours?
 How long do you have to earn the hours?

Licensure Application

Criminal convictions
Previous simple DUI or DWI will not reject your application.
Most misdemeanors and some felonies will not reject your application.
Forcible felonies

Licensure Testing

 Test Retakes?
NBCC policy is in the Applicant Handbook for the NCMHCE.
  pg 14 -3 attempts in 2 years
IDFPR-After 3 years new application required.(225 ILCS 107/40) Section 40. (c)

Experience Required for LCPC

 Number of Hours?
3,320 hours of work of which 1,920 hours in face to face counseling. Section 1375.130 (d)
 The hours must be earned in no less than 2 years. There is no maximum number of years to earn experience in. Section 1375.130 (b)

 Become a Member
Join other licensed professionals, students, educators and other mental health professionals in supporting your profession.
 The greatest benefit of membership is information!
 Rachel Banick Association Director
ph (815) 787-0515
or email.

Contact Us
+1 (815) 787-0515

P.O. Box 706
DeKalb, IL 60115

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