Assignment 2: Professional Licensure Plan

Assignment 2: Professional Licensure Plan

In this assignment, you will explore the requirements for licensure in the state where you plan to practice. You will develop a professional licensure plan (PLP) that helps you outline a sequential timeline for acquiring licensure.

Tasks: Utah clinical Mental Health Counselor Professional Licensure Plan (PLP) Web site: https://rules.utah.gov/publicat/code/r156/r156-60c.htm#T5

  • Explain      the requirements and the sequence of the licensure process in UTAH where      you plan to practice. You must cite the source from where you obtain the      state licensure information.
  • Create      your PLP that reflects a detailed timeline of your route to acquiring      licensure. Your plan should begin with meeting requirements for the CMHC      program.
  • Include      details on:
    • The       required graduate course work for licensure in the state where you plan       to practice
    • The       number of required graduate credit hours for licensure in the state
    • The       names and types (e.g., multiple choice, case scenarios) of the state       licensing exams
    • The       number of years and hours of required experience after you get your       master’s degree
    • The       number and types of required supervision hours after the master’s       experience
    • The       person who is qualified and approved to provide supervision
    • Approved       settings for completing the post-masters supervision
    • Any       other specialty courses you must complete prior to obtaining licensure       (e.g., domestic violence, HIV/AIDS, laws and rules, etc.)
    • Number       of hours of continuing education you must complete in each licensure       period in order to have your license renewed
    • Crimes       that might or would prevent a person from becoming a licensed counselor
  • Frame      the timeline to include the following:
    • When       will you attend residencies?
    • When       will you take your last CMHC program class?
    • When       will you begin and finish the practicum/internship?
    • When       will you complete your portfolio?
    • When       will you graduate from the CMHC program?
    • When       will you take the state licensing exams?
    • When       will you meet the experiential and supervision licensure requirements?
    • When       will you expect to become fully licensed?

Your final product will be a 3- to 5-page Microsoft Word document written in APA format, utilizing at least three scholarly sources. Your paper should be written in a clear, concise, and organized manner; demonstrate ethical scholarship in accurate representation and attribution of sources; and display accurate spelling, grammar, and punctuation.

Note that this assignment would be an excellent portfolio artifact to include in your portfolio.

Submission Details:

  • By      the due date assigned, save your document as      M2_A2_LastName_FirstInitial.doc and submit the document to the Submissions      Area.

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