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How to Get Licensed as a Mental Health Counselor in Florida

  • 14 Dec 2018
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Online (Gotowebinar)

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  • Choose this option if you are a member of FMHCA, and you do not want to pay for a continuing education certificate.
  • Choose this option if you are a member of FMHCA, and you would like a continuing education certificate documenting your attendance.
  • Choose this option if you are a member of LPCA-GA, and you do not want to pay for a continuing education certificate.
  • Choose this option if you are a member of LPCA-GA, and you would like a continuing education certificate documenting your attendance.
  • Choose this option if you are a member of neither FMHCA nor LPCA-GA

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Counseling students and registered interns: Do you want a comprehensive overview of the LMHC licensure process in Florida?

Counselor educators and clinical supervisors: Do you want an update on the licensure process to help ensure that you are providing your students and supervisees with relevant information to aid them in the licensure process?

LMHCs in Florida: Do you want to learn more about licensure portability (i.e., the process for becoming licensed in other states)?

Counselors in other states: Are you considering applying for the LMHC credential in Florida?

If you answered “yes” to any of the above questions, then this webinar was designed for you!

Learning Objectives

Participants will:

  1. Review the current requirements for the Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC) credential in Florida
  2. Learn how to find an appropriate Qualified Supervisor
  3. Learn about the national licensure portability plan officially endorsed by the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), American Associaiton for State Counseling Boards (AASCB), and Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) known as NCLEP 2.0
  4. Review the process for obtaining dual licensure in Florida using a case example of a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) in Georgia seeking the LMHC credential in Florida.
About the Presenter

Aaron Norton, LMHC, LMFT, MCAP, CRC, CCMHC, DCMHS is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, and Qualified Supervisor in the Tampa Bay Area who has more than 15 years of experience as a clinician, clinical supervisor, forensic evaluator, and counselor educator.  He teaches at the University of South Florida’s Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling program, maintains a part-time private practice at Integrity Counseling, and serves as Southern Regional Director of the American Mental Health Counselors Association, President-Elect and Chair of Education for the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association, and Executive Director of the National Board of Forensic Evaluators.  He is a doctoral candidate at the University of South Florida’s Counselor Education and Supervision program, has been awarded Mental Health Counselor of the Year by AMHCA and Counselor Educator of the Year by FMHCA in 2016, and has been published in The Advocate Magazine, Addiction Professional, the Journal of Gay and Lesbian Social Services, and the American Journal of Orthopsychiatry

Continuing Education Information

This event is sponsored by Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA), a National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)-Approved Continuing Education Provider, FMHCA NBCC ACEP# 2058.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  FMHCA is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. This course is approved for 1.0 hours of continuing education by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling, LMHC, LMFT, LCSW – FMHCA CE Broker #: 50-748; CE Broker Course Tracking #20-637585, Expiration 3/31/19.


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