Become A CPCS in Three EASY Steps!


 What degree did you put on your LPC application? 

If you used your Masters degree to get your LPC you must wait THREE (3) years to supervise.

Applied for LPC with MA/MS Applied for LPC with Ed.S Applied For LPC with PhD
Must be licensed as LPC for 3 years Must be licensed as LPC for 2 years Must be licensed as LPC for 1 year

 


 

You must complete one of training options below: 

Option A: 24 Hours of Continuing Education in Supervision

Option B: Completed ACS Training and Received Certification


Option A: 24 Hours of Continuing Education in Supervision

(EACH CE must be LPCA or NBCC approved. Please review UNRECOGNIZED training providers before completing your training)

Applicant must complete 6 hours of CE education in EACH of the following content areas:

Content Areas  (4 sections) 

Within this topic area, the following must be addressed in some manner (Objectives)

Foundations of Supervision 

6 hours minimum

  • Definition and Role of Supervision
  • The Supervisory Relationship
  • Structure of Supervision

Methods of Supervision

6 hours minimum 

  • Supervision Models and Approaches 
  • Supervision Techniques
  • Evaluation of Supervisees

Legal and Ethical Issues in Supervision

6 hours minimum (Live/In-Person Only)

  • Licensure Requirements
  • Ethical Issues in Counseling and Supervision
  • Legal Issues in Counseling and Supervision

Specialized/Advanced Techniques in Supervision 

6 hours recommended completing the required 24 CE hours.

Suggested Topics:  Developmental differences such as theoretical orientation, cultural differences, difficulties with supervisees, discipline policies and due process, transference and counter -transference.  Genograms, Case Scenarios, Telemental Health Supervision. (but NOT Telemental Heath w/o the supervision)

 

Option B: Completed ACS training and Received Certification

Applicants must have completed all of the following:

  • Must have received certification from NBCC/CCE as a Approved Certified Supervisor (ACS)
  • Copy of the current ACS certificate is required.
  • Two references required (see below)

Please make sure your personal references are mailed to:  

LPCA CPCS, 3091 Governors Lake Dr. NW, STE 570, Norcross, GA 30071

Personal Reference #1  Click Here

Personal Reference #2  Click Here

 

Review CPCS Fees

 

 Clinical Members of 

LPCA of GA

Non-Member
Application Fee  Included $169.00  PLUS *Yearly Maintenance   
Maintenance Fee Included

$75.00 +
due at certification

Bi-Annual Recertification Fee

(2020, 2022, 2024, etc.)

Included  $100.00
Decorative Wall Certificate  Included $15.00   
Decorative Wall Certificate (Replacement) $15.00 $15.00
Advertising Fee for Newsletter (Mar, June, Sept, Dec)
To advertise supervisory services in the LPCA newsletter. * Fee is per newsletter
$100.00 * $180.00 **
Late Renewal -- Oct. 1-Dec. 31 (see below) $25.00++    $25.00 ++
Reinstatement Fee -- Jan. 1-Mar. 31 (see below) $50.00 ^  $100.00 ^^

 +   Non-Member annual maintenance fee is due each year by Sept. 30.

** Non-Member advertising in the newsletter requires payment for all 4 issues.

++ Recertification between Oct. 1 and Dec. 31 for Both Clinical Members and Non-Members

^   If recertification is more than 90 days late, a reinstatement fee will be charged. 

^^ Recertification after Jan. 1, allowed once for Non-Member.  After that, Non-Member will have

to re-apply to the CPCS program.

Please allow up to 7-10 business days for a completed application to be reviewed 
(MUST have all of the following:  i.e., application, documentation, personal references, etc.)

Please make sure your personal references are mailed to:  

LPCA CPCS, 3091 Governors Lake Dr. NW, STE 570, Norcross, GA 30071

Questions about fees should be directed to [email protected].

 

(Only Online Applications are Accepted)

(TO GET MEMBER PRICING YOU MUST JOIN FIRST THEN COMPLETE APPLICATION) 

 

ONLINE CPCS Application CLICK HERE

 

Please allow up to 7-10 business days for a completed application to be reviewed 

(MUST have all of the following:  i.e., application, documentation, personal references, etc.)