The Re-certification deadline for 2016 has passed.  

Anyone who has not been re-certified by March 31, 2017 will have to re-apply to be a CPCS.

The next re-certification cycle is October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2018 (EVEN YEARS, just like your LPC license).

CPCS Recertification Requirements

1.  RECERTIFICATION Application Fee:

  • Recertification is every two years:  DUE 2016, 2018, 2020, by September 30 of even years. 
  • Once your certification has expired it may be necessary for you to reapply and complete a new CPCS application to recertify.
  • Non-Member -- $75.00 per year (Fees can be paid online, http://www.lpcaga.org/join-us ; Click on the Membership tab)
  • Current Clinical Member of LPCA -- Annual Maintenance fee included in Clinical Membership.
    • Clinical Member
      • Late Fee - $25.00 (if submitted Oct. 1-Dec. 31,2016)
      • Reinstatement Fee - $50.00 (if submitted Jan.1-Mar. 31, 2017)
    • Non-Member
      • Late Fee - $25.00 (if submitted Oct. 1-Dec. 31,2016)
      • Reinstatement Fee - $100.00 (if submitted Jan.1-Mar. 31, 2017)

2.  Current GA LPC License

  •  Provide a copy of current license

3.  Renewal Options:

  • Option A:  12 CEs in Clinical Supervision workshops.      MUST include copies of the CEs.  (Must have some variance of the word “supervision” in the title of the workshop and at least 3 hours must be in the Ethics of Supervision.
  • Option BAttended 6 CE Hours of Clinical Supervision workshops. MUST include copies of the CEs.  (Must have some variance of the word “supervision” in the title of the workshop and at least 3 CE hours must be in the Ethics of Supervision.) AND Presented at least  6 CE hours of Clinical Supervision Workshop(s) / Graduate Supervision Courses taught.    
  • Option C:  Initial CPCS certification was granted after October 1 of the previous odd-numbered year.  CEs from Initial Application may be used so as to not create an undue financial hardship.
NOTE:  1/3 of the CEs required for renewal may be obtained online (electronically delivered).
  • Option A:  4 CEs maximum
  • Option B:  2 CEs maximum

ALL Ethics CEs must be face-to-face.

    CPCS Recertification Application

    The CPCS Recertifcation Application is available in three formats  (Forms Revised 04-23-2016).

    MS WORD DOC  format

    PDF   format

    Submit all applications and documentation to:

    LPCACPCS@gmail.com

    Fax:  (404) 475-2014

    Non-Member's:

    PAY FEE for RENEWAL 

    Current Clinical Members of LPCA:

    No Fee Due

    CONTINUING EDUCATION FAQs

    Review the Licensing Board Rule 135-9 on what are acceptable CEs. To Renew:   

    • Option A - 9 SUPERVISION HOURS and 3 SUPERVISION ETHICS HOURS
    • OPTION B  - 3 SUPERVISION HOURS AND 3 SUPERVISION ETHICS HOURS plus 6 CE HOURS OF CLINICAL SUPERVISION WORKSHOPS PRESENTED
    1. Must have some variance of the word “supervision” in the title of the workshop and CAN NOT be about administrative supervision.
    2. Addiction supervision workshops not accepted
    3. At least 3 hours must be in the Ethics of Supervision. 

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