681.72. Required Application Materials.
(d) To apply for supervisor status, an LPC must: (1) have held the LPC license in good standing for at least 60 months; (2) submit an application and all applicable fees; and (3) submit a completion certificate for an acceptable supervisor training. An acceptable supervisor training is: (A) a doctoral level course in the supervision of professional counseling or mental health services which was taken for credit at an accredited school and documented on an official transcript; the qualifying doctoral level course may have been completed no more than five (5) years before the date the application for supervisor status was received; or (B) a 40-clock-hour supervision course as set forth in §681.147 of this title (relating to 40-ClockHour Supervisor Training Course); the qualifying 40-clock-hour supervision course may have 105 been completed no more than two (2) years before the date the application for supervisor status was received. (e) An applicant who holds a current LPC license in good standing issued by another jurisdiction must be substantially equivalent to Texas licensure requirements. (f) Licensure requirements that either match or exceed Texas requirements are considered to be substantially equivalent. Adopted to be effective: November 19, 2020
681.147. 40-Clock-Hour Supervisor Training Course. The 40-clock-hour supervision training must comply with §681.142 of this title (relating to Acceptable Continuing Education) and: (1) the course must be taught by a full LPC with supervisor status; (2) all related coursework and assignments must be completed over a time period not to exceed 90 days; and (3) the 40-clock- hour supervision training must include at least: 116 (A) three (3) clock-hours for defining and conceptualizing supervision and models of supervision; (B) three (3) clock-hours for supervisory relationship and counselor development; (C) twelve (12) clock-hours for supervision methods and techniques, covering roles (teacher, counselor, and consultant), focus (process, conceptualization, and personalization), group supervision, multi-cultural supervision (racial, ethnic, and gender issues), and evaluation methods; (D) twelve (12) clock-hours covering roles for supervision and standards of practice; Subchapter B (relating to Rules of Practice); Subchapter C (relating to Application and Licensing); §681.91 of this title (relating to LPC Associate License); §681.92 of this title (relating to Experience Requirements); §681.93 of this title (relating to Supervisor Requirements); other codes of ethics; and legal and professional issues; and (E) three (3) clock-hours for executive and administrative tasks, covering supervision plan, supervision contract, time for supervision, record keeping, and reporting. Adopted to be effective: November 19, 2020