Here's what you need to renew your Washington Behavioral Health : Counselor license
The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Washington Department of Health. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Behavioral Health : Counselor licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.
Washington Counselors: Counselor (Continuing Education)
- 6 hours - Professional Ethics and Law
- 6 hours - Suicide Assessment, Treatment and Management (every 6 years)
Certified Counselors/Advisors-12 hours allowed to be completed by home-study.
All licensed associates must complete a total of eighteen hours of continuing education (CE) every year in order to renew their license.
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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.