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Licensing for Personnel Services: School Counselors

Oregon and National School Counseling Application Instructions
Forms and Transcripts for TSPC Applications
Becoming an Oregon Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

Lewis & Clark school counseling program completers who graduated prior to 2000 can submit their OBLPCT paperwork to the Counseling Psychology Department for completion. Candidates who graduated from 2001 and after will need to be admitted to and complete an OBLPCT-approved LPC program in order to be recommended for the license.

Information regarding certification for mental health counselors and therapists is available through the Oregon Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists.

Status of Test Scores in WebAdvisor

Graduate Admissions office

Status of Your Recommendation

Heather Hadraba, School Counseling Program Director

(Once all Oregon license program requirements, including tests, are complete, you are eligible to be recommended for a full, regular license in any state.)

How Long Do I Have to Complete My Program and Apply to TSPC?

“Programs of study for licensure, endorsements, and certificates* must be completed within five years of matriculation, except the Professional Administrator License program, which must be completed within nine years of matriculation. This includes required subject-area tests if the student intends to apply to the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission (TSPC) for a license or endorsement.” Lewis & Clark Graduate School Catalogue, 2017-’18

How long will it take TSPC to update my license?

TSPC’s license processing time is approximately 4-12 weeks.

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