Supervisor Qualifications: Licensed Professional Counselor
In order to qualify to become a LPC approved supervisor you must complete the following:
1. You must be a Licensed Professional Counselor who has practiced counseling for two (2) years beyond the issue date of the license. Your issue date is printed on the lower left-hand corner of your certificate.
2. You must have successfully completed a graduate course in counseling supervision from a regionally credited university of at least forty-five (45) hours.
You must have successfully completed a Department approved supervision equivalent course.
3. You must have passed the Oklahoma Legal and Ethical Responsibilities Examination (OLERE).
4. You must submit an agreement to be “on call” to the supervisee on a twenty-four (24) hour basis and arrange for an alternate supervisor if you become unavailable.
Department Approved Supervision Equivalent Course:
The equivalent course is forty-five (45) hours consisting of fifteen (15) hours of face-to-face class time, which includes four (4) supervisors-in-training and thirty (30) hours of directed study.
The Department approves each course and the course instructor. This office does not keep a record of when each class is offered. However, we keep a list of the approved instructors. If you are interested in completing the equivalency course please contact an instructor regarding when they are offering the equivalency course.
If you have completed the requirements and are ready to apply to become an approved supervisor please complete and submit the following application form: