The board shall issue a license as an associate licensed counselor to each applicant who files an application upon a form and in such manner as the board prescribes accompanied by such fees as are required by this chapter, and who furnishes satisfactory evidence of the following to the board:
(1) The applicant has complied with provisions outlined in subdivisions (1), (2), (3), and (4) of Section 34-8A-7;
(2) The associate licensed counselor may not practice without direct supervision by a licensed professional counselor. The plan for supervision of the associate licensed counselor is to be approved by the board prior to any actual performance of counseling on the part of the associate licensed counselor;
(3) Any associate licensed counselor after meeting the requirements specified in subdivisions (5) and (6) of Section 34-8A-7 may petition the board for licensure as a professional counselor.
Last modified: May 3, 2021