Counselor Licensing and Certification Requirements


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Licensure and certification differ in purpose but are alike in

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1. The _____certifies rehabilitation counselors.

2. ____states provide licensure of counselors.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Use this interactive quiz and worksheet to measure your understanding of the certification requirements for counselor licensing. For successful quiz completion, you must know the similarities between certification and licensure. You must also learn the requirements for obtaining and maintaining a counseling license and certificate as described in the lesson.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to test your knowledge of:

  • The similarity(ies) between licensure and certification
  • Organization that certifies rehabilitation counselors
  • Percentage of states that provide licensure of counselors
  • The practice of maintaining a counseling license

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related certification requirements for counselor licensing lesson
  • Distinguishing differences - compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as licensure and certification
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding certification and licensure requirements and renewal

Additional Learning

Review the corresponding lesson, Counselor Licensing and Certification Requirements, to learn more. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Defining certification
  • Identifying counseling fields that require state certification
  • Explaining the requirements for national counselor certification
  • Describing licensure
  • Recognizing state licensure requirements
  • Reviewing certification and licensure maintenance