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Rules and Regulations Revisions 03.25.2022

The Board voted to revise the Rules and Regulations. The proposed changes are posted on the Secretary of State’s website and are available for public comment until April 19, 2022. After the public comment time, the Board will review comments and make necessary edits...

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No Surprises Act Information

The Board office has received inquiries regarding the “No Surprises Act.” For more information, we recommend you follow up with your professional organization, such as the Mississippi Counseling Association, Mississippi LPC Association, American Counseling...

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COVID-19 Update

During a Regular Meeting on May 21, 2021, the LPC Board repealed the proclamation dated March 16, 2020. The Board will allow licensees until September 30, 2021 to comply with the Board’s current Rules and Regulations for providing counseling, supervision, and...

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COVID-19 Update

During a Regular Meeting on May 21, 2021, the LPC Board repealed the proclamation dated March 16, 2020. The Board will allow licensees until September 30, 2021 to comply with the Board’s current Rules and Regulations for providing counseling, supervision, and...

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Online License Renewal – OPENS MAY 1, 2021

LPC licensees with the Mississippi Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors are required to renew their licenses biennially in order to maintain the right to practice. P-LPC licensees with the Mississippi Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional...

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Update on Testing Center Availability

Owing to the essential nature of behavioral healthcare, the owner of the exams used by the Board for licensure were able to prioritize testing for applicants in these professions. Seating is limited because of the need to observe social distancing; however, the exam...

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Distance Professional Services Rules Revisions

The Board voted to change the Rules and Regulations regarding Distance Professional Services (Telemental Health) requirements. The proposed changes are posted on the Secretary of State’s website at: https://www.sos.ms.gov/adminsearch/ACProposed/00024902b.pdf and were...

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Continuing Education Providers

According to Rule 6.2, below are the pre-approved providers, and any other providers will be subject to board approval if audited Providers American Counseling Association Search For ACA Continuing EducationAmerican Mental Health Counselors Association  Search...

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Online License Renewal – OPENS MAY 1, 2020

LPC licensees with the Mississippi Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors are required to renew their licenses biennially in order to maintain the right to practice. P-LPC licensees with the Mississippi Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional...

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Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors

239 North Lamar Street
Suite 402
Jackson, MS 39201
Office: 601 359-1010
Email: info@lpc.ms.gov

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