What are the latest updates?  Convention moving to Virtual. We are excited our Speakers are getting ready, the professional studio is getting ready to film – safely. More news shortly.

What happened at the Licensing Board meetings?  We will be mailing LPCA members the "official" update. 

TELEMENTAL HEALTH  tab is located under Upcoming Events or the drop-down menu CE workshops under the Career & Training tab.

 TeleMental Health trainings We are so excited to announce our National Presenters : Click here 

 Beware of "self-study" TeleMental Health workshops.  Keep in mind your Code of Ethics, Rule 135-7

CONTINUING EDUCATION

  • For CE Providers: CLICK HERE for instructions for converting in-person to Webinars/online/on-demand
  • The LPCA CE Approval Committee will only be working part time for the next two weeks. Please be patient with the processing at this time.
  • The LPCA CPCS Approval Committee IS WORKING on your application. Please be patient with the processing at this time.
  • Gwinnett county is on Stay-at-Home orders.  The LPCA office is in Norcross-Gwinnett county.

TELEMENTAL HEALTH Rule 135-11 (this is different than CE rule 135-9)

  • If you move your clients to the phone or electronic counseling, rule 135-11 requires six (6) hours of training before providing TeleMental Health / Therapy.
  • The rule applies to those that are LICENSED such as LAPC or LPC   
  • If you supervisor “interns” who are NOT licensed - the additional three (3) hours of Supervisors TeleMental Health Training does not apply.
  • LPCA suggest as Best Practice to get the training.  Code of Ethics, rule 135-7
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Welcome  

Did you know that LPCA has not raised its Membership Due’s since 2005! Why? Because LPCs, over 5,000 are members.  If you know an LPC or LAPC or student who is not a member, have them join now to keep Membership Dues at the current rate

LPCA is one of the largest State Counseling Associations and recognized as the Most Outstanding State Association in the USA by the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA). LPCA is a state chapter of AMHCA, a division of ACA.  LPCA is the ONLY organization that gained "DIAGNOSE"  and "10-13" privilege for Licensed Professional Counselors!  LPCA is the voice for professional counselors in Georgia.  We have a dedicated team that is hard working, creative, and caring. 

We provide the resources you need; free CE workshops, publications, journals, required training for clinical supervisors, NCE / NCMHCE prep workshops

MISSION STATEMENT: The Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia, Inc., is dedicated to the profession and the professionalism of Counselors in Georgia.

Counselors Promote the Quality of Life!

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