This course meets the 12-hour course requirement for candidates who have failed the California Law and Ethics Exam for LPCCs and who must complete this course to retake the exam.
Target Audience: Candidates preparing for the counselor licensing exam in the state of California
Course Description: This course takes the many nuances of California law and regulation and puts them in digestible, easy-to-apply language for professional clinical counselors. In addition, the text of the ACA Code of Ethics is included.
This course covers the following subject areas:
We allow you to obtain the textbook on your own to afford you greater flexibility. You can borrow from the library or a friend, or purchase a new or used copy for yourself or with a group of friends. (Available at author's website: Click Here)
Course Credit(s): 12 CE Credits or Hours
Course Format: Book-Based and Online Text (format of this course is noninteractive)
Course Schedule: Self-paced
Course Author(s): Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD, LMFT
Content Publisher(s): Benjamin E. Caldwell and American Counseling Association
Course Author(s) Qualifications:
Dr. Caldwell is a California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and an Adjunct Professor at California State University Northridge and at The Wright Institute in Berkeley, CA. He has spent more than 10 years doing policy work in the mental health professions, including several years as chair of the Legislative and Advocacy Committee for the California Division of AAMFT.
Course Level: Beginning/Introductory, Intermediate, Advanced
Reminder: The information presented in this course is for informational purposes only and is not meant to serve as ethical or legal advice. For ethical or legal advice, please contact a professional organization, state licensing board, or attorney.
The following are California BBS-recognized approval agencies:
Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)