Applications for the LPCC in California
Applications are available on the Board of Behavioral Sciences website.The BBS continues to clarify the instructions on its applications, so applicants are advised to download the application on the day they intend to complete it to assure that they are working with the latest version of the application. It is not that earlier versions will be wrong, but that the current version may be clearer.
Applicants are advised not to call the BBS to ask if their application has been received. Following are ways to know if the BBS has received your application:
Grandparenting Path Applications are no longer available, since the application deadline was December 31, 2011
The In-State Traditional Path Application 2Ahttp://www.bbs.ca.gov/lpcc_program/lpcc_is_traditional_path.shtml
Intern Registration Application is for applicants who have completed all the education requirements for California's LPCC and are applying for a registration number, so they can complete their 3,000 hours of supervised practice over a two-year period. This form is also used for out-of-state applicants who need to complete supervised hours in California. http://www.bbs.ca.gov/pdf/forms/lpc/pci_app.pdf
The Out-of-State Traditional Path Application 2Bhttp://www.bbs.ca.gov/pdf/forms/lpc/lpc_app_oos.pdf
Intern Registration Application can be used by out-of-state applicants, who need to register in California to complete their 3,000 hours of supervised experience, or by counselors, who have been licensed in another state for less than two years and need to complete 250 supervised hours in California, as described above. This is the same form that appears in the In-State Traditional Path described above. http://www.bbs.ca.gov/pdf/forms/lpc/pci_app.pdf