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

    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.

Past events

26 Oct 2018 LMHC Exam Preparation
28 Sep 2018 Pornography Therapeutic Interventions
24 Aug 2018 Unsilencing the Voice Within: Expressive Writing as a Therapeutic Tool
27 Jul 2018 Distance Counseling in Florida
22 Jun 2018 Increasing Counselor Knowledge of Disabilities: Understanding Global Perceptions, Available Resources, and Engaging in Advocacy
25 May 2018 Creativity in Cross-Cultural Supervision
27 Apr 2018 LGBTQI2-S Then Now, and Cultural Linguistic Context in Today’s Therapy Setting
23 Mar 2018 Gottman Method Couples Therapy: What We Know About What Works and Doesn’t Work in Relationships
23 Feb 2018 Exposure and Response Prevention and the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
05 Jan 2018 Introduction to Forensic Mental Health Evaluation for Counselors
08 Dec 2017 Addressing Tobacco Use in Behavioral Health
10 Nov 2017 How to Have the Difficult Conversation You’ve Been Avoiding with Family, Coworkers, Parents, Partners or Children
27 Oct 2017 Integrative Psychotherapies- New Paradigms in Psychotherapy
22 Sep 2017 Navigating Professional Practice Boundaries: From Telehealth to Portability
25 Aug 2017 Multicultural Counseling: A Mosaic, Not a Melting Pot
28 Jul 2017 Working with Kinky Clients
23 Jun 2017 Maternal Mental Health: What Therapists Need to Know
26 May 2017 Use of Motivational Interviewing to Broaden Your Skills with Your Clients
28 Apr 2017 Ethics and Social Media in the Digital Age
24 Mar 2017 Facilitating Emergence: A Model for Launching Young Adults with Cognitive and Emotional Challenges
24 Feb 2017 Neuropsychological Evaluations: An Under - Used Tool in Mental Health Counseling Practice
27 Jan 2017 Transitioning to ICD-10-CM: What It Means for the Diagnosis of Mental Disorders
06 Jan 2017 Developing your Inner Project Manager: Fostering an Environment of Productivity

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