Total Certificate Hours: 24
* This course provides the 300-hour practicum required to apply for Registered Counselor Intern seeking LCDC status through the Texas Department of State Health Services.
** Must be taken concurrent with the Practicum
After successful completion of the above curriculum, a student is eligible to apply for a Registered Counselor Intern designation through the Texas Department of State Health Services. Other licensing requirements must be met as set forth by legislation, including passing a criminal background history, a minimum of an associate degree in Mental Health, or equivalency degree as determined by the Texas Department of State Health Services.
Licensing Notice: Texas House Bill 1508
This program prepares a student for an occupational license. However, the student may not be eligible for licensing if they have a prior criminal history. For more details, see House Bill 1508 Licensing Requirements .