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CRCC actively works to advance the interests of the rehabilitation counseling community by advocating for the recognition of rehabilitation counselors in state laws and regulations governing the licensure requirements for professional counselors.

States that currently recognize the CRC Exam (CRCE) by rule, regulation, or department policy are noted as such in bold text under their state name below.  For those individuals seeking licensure in all other states, please double-check directly with your state as some states may consider recognition of the CRCE on a case-by-case basis. 


State Professional Counselor Licensure Boards -
Contact Information

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NOTE:  Contact information, specifically email addresses, is checked and updated periodically.  Please refer to a Board's website or contact the Board directly for the most current information.

Alabama

Board of Examiners in Counseling
950 22nd Street North, Suite 765
Birmingham, AL 35203
Phone:  800-822-3307
   205-458-8716
Fax:      205-458-8718
Email:   Florence.Hemphill@abec.alabama.gov
Web:    http://www.abec.alabama.gov


Alaska

CRC Exam Recognized by Departmental Policy
Board of Professional Counselors
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, AK 99811-0806
Phone:  907-465-2551
Fax:       907-465-2974
Email:    eleanor.vinson@alaska.gov
Web:     http://www.commerce.state.ak.us/occ/ppco.htm



Arizona

CRC Exam Recognized by Rule or Regulation
Board of Behavioral Health Examiners
3443 N. Central Avenue, Suite 1700
Phoenix, AZ 85012
Phone:  602-542-1882
Fax:      602-364-0890
Email:   information@azbbhe.us
Web:    http://azbbhe.us


Arkansas

Board of Examiners in Counseling
P.O. Box 70
Magnolia, AR 71754
Phone:  870-901-7055
Fax:      870-234-1842
Email:   arboec@sbglobal.net
Web:    http://www.arkansas.gov/abec


California

CRC Exam Recognized by Rule or Regulation (for grandparenting*)
Board of Behavioral Sciences
1625 N Market Blvd., Suite S-200
Sacramento, CA 95834
Phone:  916-574-7830
Fax:      916-574-8625
Web:    http://www.bbs.ca.gov/

*NOTE:  Applications for grandparenting (recognition of the CRC Exam) and reciprocity are available through the Board of Behavioral Sciences though December 31, 2011.


Colorado

Board of Licensed Professional Counselor Examiners
1560 Broadway, Suite 1350
Denver, CO 80202
Phone:  303-894-7766
Fax:      303-894-7764
Email:   MentalHealth@dora.state.co.us
Web:    http://www.dora.colorado.gov/professions/professionalcounselors


Connecticut

Department of Public Health
Professional Counselor Licensure
410 Capitol Avenue, MS #12APP
P.O. Box 340308
Hartford, CT 06134-0308
Phone:  860-509-7603
Fax:      860-509-8457
Email:   oplc.dph@ct.gov
Web:    http://www.ct.gov/dph/


Delaware

Board of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals
Cannon Building
861 Silver Lake Boulevard, Suite 203
Dover, DE 19904-2467
Phone:  302-744-4500
Fax:      302-739-2711
Email:   customerservice.dpr@state.de.us
Web:    http://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/profcounselors/index.shtml


District of Columbia

CRC Exam Recognized by Rule or Regulation
Board of Professional Counseling
717 14th Street, NW, Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005
Phone:  877-672-2174
Fax:      202-727-8471
Email:   hpla@dc.gov
Web:    http://hpla.doh.dc.gov


Florida

Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling
4052 Bald Cypress Way, BIN C-08
Tallahassee, FL 32399
Phone:  850-245-4474
Fax:      850-921-5389
Email:   mqa_491@doh.state.fl.us
Web:    http://www.doh.state.fl.us/mqa/491



Georgia

Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage & Family Therapists
237 Coliseum Drive
Macon, GA 31217
Phone:  478-207-2440
Fax:      866-888-7127
Email:   submit form at - http://www.sos.ga.gov/cgi-bin/emailplb.asp
Web:    http://sos.georgia.gov/plb/counselors/


Hawaii

Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs - Professional and Vocational Licensing (PVL)
Mental Health Counselor Program
P.O. Box 3469
Honolulu, HI 96801
Phone:  808-586-2693
Email:   counselor@dcca.hawaii.gov
Web:    http://www.hawaii.gov/dcca/areas/pvl/programs/mental/


Idaho

State Licensing Board of Professional Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists
700 W. State Street, First Floor
PO Box 83720
Boise, ID 83720
Phone:  208-334-3233
Fax:      208-334-3945
Email:   cou@ibol.idaho.gov
Web:    http://www.ibol.idaho.gov/IBOL/BoardPage.aspx?Bureau=COU


Illinois

CRC Exam Recognized by Rule or Regulation
Professional Counselor Licensing and Disciplinary Board
320 W. Washington Street, 3rd Floor
Springfield, IL 62786
Phone:  217-785-0800
   217-524-6735    TDD
Fax:      217-782-7645
Web:    http://www.idfpr.com/dpr/who/prfcns.asp


Indiana

Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board
402 W. Washington Street, Room W072
Indianapolis, IN 46204
Phone:  317-234-2064
Fax:      317-233-4236
Email:   pla5@pla.in.gov
Web:    http://www.in.gov/pla/social.htm


Iowa

CRC Exam Recognized by Rule or Regulation
Board of Behavioral Science
Lucas State Office Building, 5th Floor
321 E. 12th Street
Des Moines, IA 50319
Phone:  515-281-4422
Fax:      515-281-3121
Email:   submit form at - http://www.idph.state.ia.us/contact_us.asp
Web:    http://www.idph.state.ia.us/licensure/BehavioralScience.aspx



Kansas

Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board
712 S. Kansas Avenue
Topeka, KS 66603
Phone:  785-296-3240
Fax:      785-296-3112
Email:   submit form at - http://www.ksbsrb.org/askaquestion.htm
Web:    http://www.ksbsrb.org/


Kentucky

Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
P.O. Box 1360
Frankfort, KY 40602
Phone:  502-564-3296
Fax:      502-564-4818
Email:   carolyn.benedict@ky.gov
Web:    http://lpc.ky.gov


Louisiana

Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners
8631 Summa Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone:  225-765-2515
Fax:      225-765-2514
Email:   lpcboard@eatel.net
Web:    http://www.lpcboard.org


Maine

Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure
35 State House Station
Augusta, ME 04333
Phone:  207-624-8674

   888-577-6690    TTY
Fax:      207-624-8637
Email:   counsel.board@maine.gov
Web:   
http://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/counselors/index.htm


Maryland

Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors and Therapists
4201 Patterson Avenue, 3rd Floor
Baltimore, MD 21215
Phone:  410-764-4732
Fax:      410-358-1610
Email:   http://dhmh.maryland.gov/bopc/SitePages/contactus.aspx
Web:    http://dhmh.maryland.gov/bopc


Massachusetts

Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health & Human Services Professionals
Division of Professional Licensure
1000 Washington Street, Suite 710
Boston, MA 02118
Phone:  617-727-3080
Fax:      617-727-2197
Web:    http://www.mass.gov/dpl/boards/mh


Michigan

CRC Exam Recognized by Rule or Regulation
Board of Counseling
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone:  517-335-0918
Fax:      517-373-2179
Email:   bhphelp@michigan.gov
Web:    http://www.michigan.gov/healthlicense


Minnesota

CRC Exam Recognized by Departmental Policy
Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy
2829 University Avenue SE, Suite 210
Minneapolis, MN 55414
Phone:  612-617-2178
   800-627-3529    TTY
Fax:      612-617-2187
Email:   bbht.board@state.mn.us
Web:    http://www.bbht.state.mn.us


Mississippi

State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors
P.O. Box 1497
129 E. Jefferson Street
Yazoo City, MS 39194
Phone:  662-716-3932
   888-860-7001
Fax:      662-716-3021
Email:   acoxlpc@bellsouth.net
Web:    http://www.lpc.state.ms.us


Missouri

Committee for Professional Counselors
3605 Missouri Boulevard
P.O. Box 1335
Jefferson City, MO 65102
Phone:  573-751-0018
   800-735-2966    TTY
Fax:      573-751-0735
Email:   profcounselor@pr.mo.gov
Web:    http://pr.mo.gov/counselors.asp


Montana

Board of Social Work Examiners and Professional Counselors

301 S. Park, 4th Floor
P.O. Box 200513
Helena, MT 59620
Phone:  406-841-2391 or 2392
Fax:      406-841-2305
Email:   dlibsdswp@mt.gov
Web:    http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/swp_board/board_page.asp


Nebraska

Board of Mental Health Practice
P.O. Box 94986
Lincoln, NE 68509
Phone:  402-471-2117
Fax:      402-471-3577

Web:    http://www.dhhs.ne.gov/publichealth/pages/crl_mhcs_mental_mentalhealth.aspx



Nevada

Board of Examiners for Marriage and Family Therapists and Clinical Professional Counselors
P.O. Box 370130
Las Vegas, NV 89137-0130
Phone:  702-486-7388
Fax:      702-486-7258
Email:   nvmftbd@mftbd.nv.gov
Web:    http://marriage.state.nv.us/


New Hampshire

Board of Mental Health Practice
117 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301
Phone:  603-271-6762
   800-735-2954    TDD
Fax:      603-271-3950
Web:    http://www.nh.gov/mhpb


New Jersey

Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners
Professional Counselor Examiners Committee
P.O. Box 45007
Newark, NJ 07101
Phone:  973-504-6582
Fax:      973-648-3536
Email:   submit form at - http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/proc/proc_contact.htm
Web:    http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/proc


New Mexico

Counseling and Therapy Practice Board
2550 Cerrillos Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Phone:  505-476-4610
Fax:      505-476-4633
Email:   counselingboard@state.nm.us
Web:    http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Counseling_and_Therapy_Practice.aspx


New York

State Board for Mental Health Practitioners
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234-1000
Phone:  518-474-3817 x450
Fax:      518-486-2981
Email:   mhpbd@mail.nysed.gov
Web:    http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/mhp/mhclic.htm


North Carolina

CRC Exam Recognized by Rule or Regulation
Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
P.O. Box 1369
Greensboro, NC 27529
Phone:  919-661-0820
Fax:      919-779-5642
Email:   ncblpc@mgmt4u.com
Web:    http://www.ncblpc.org


North Dakota

Board of Counselor Examiners
2112 10th Ave SE
Mandan, ND 58554
Phone & Fax:  701-667-5969
Email:             ndbce@btinet.net
Web:              http://www.ndbce.org


Ohio

Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board
50 West Broad Street, Suite 1075
Columbus, OH 43215
Phone:  614-466-0912
Fax:      614-728-7790
Email:   cswmft.info@cswb.state.oh.us
Web:    http://cswmft.ohio.gov


Oklahoma

State Board of Licensed Professional Counselors
1000 N.E. 10th Street
Oklahoma City, OK 73117
Phone:  405-271-6030
Fax:      405-271-1918
Email:   nenaw@health.ok.gov
Web:    http://pcl.health.ok.gov


Oregon

CRC Exam Recognized by Rule or Regulation
Board of Licensed Professional Counselors and Therapists
3218 Pringle Road, SE, Suite 250
Salem, OR 97302-6312
Phone:  503-378-5499
Fax:      503-373-1427
Email:   lpct.board@state.or.us
Web:    http://www.oregon.gov/oblpct


Pennsylvania

CRC Exam Recognized by Rule or Regulation
State Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors
P.O. Box 2649
Harrisburg, PA 17105-2649
Phone:  717-783-1389
Fax:      717-787-7769
Email:   st-socialwork@state.pa.us
Web:    http://www.dos.state.pa.us/social


Puerto Rico

Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors
P.O. Box 10200
San Juan, PR 00908
Phone:  787-765-2929
Web:     http://www.salud.gov.pr



Rhode Island

Board of Mental Health Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists
3 Capitol Hill, Room 104
Providence, RI 02908
Phone:  401-222-2828
Fax:      401-222-1272
Email:   website@health.ri.gov
Web:    http://www.health.ri.gov/hsr/professions/mf_counsel.php



South Carolina

Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists
P.O. Box 11329
Columbia, SC 29211-1329
Phone:  803-896-4665
Fax:      803-896-4719
Email:   HarringS@llr.sc.gov
Web:    http://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/counselors


South Dakota

Board of Examiners for Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists
P.O. Box 2164
Sioux Falls, SD 57101
Phone:  605-331-2927
Fax:      605-331-2043
Email:   sdbce.msp@midconetwork.com
Web:    http://dss.sd.gov/behavioralhealthservices/licensingboards/board_examiners.asp


Tennessee

CRC Exam Recognized by Departmental Policy
Board for Professional Counselors, Marital & Family Therapists, and Clinical Pastoral Therapists
227 French Landing, Suite 300
Nashville, TN 37243
Phone:  615-532-3202 x25138
   800-778-4123 x25138
Fax:      615-532-5369
Web:    http://health.state.tn.us/boards/PC_MFT&CPT/


Texas

State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors
P.O. Box 149347, MC 1982
Austin, TX 78714
Phone:  512-834-6658
Fax:      512-834-6677
Email:   lpc@dshs.state.tx.us
Web:    http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/counselor


Utah

Professional Counselor Licensing Board
P.O. Box 146741
Salt Lake City, UT 84114-6741
Phone:  866-275-3675 in-state
   801-530-6628
Fax:      801-530-6511
Web:    http://dopl.utah.gov/



Vermont

Board of Allied Mental Health Practitioners
National Life Building, North Floor 2
Montpelier, VT 05620-3402
Phone:  1-800-439-8683 in-state
   802-828-2390
Fax:      802-828-2465
Email:   dlafaill@sec.state.vt.us
Web:    http://vtprofessionals.org/opr1/allied_mental_health/


Virginia

Board of Counseling
Perimeter Center
9960 Mayland Drive, Suite 300
Richmond, VA 23233
Phone:  804-367-4610
Fax:      804-527-4435
Email:   coun@dhp.virginia.gov
Web:    http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling


Washington

Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Social Workers Advisory Committee
P.O. Box 47877
Olympia, WA 98504-7877
Phone:  360-236-4700
Fax:      360-236-4818
Email:   hpqa.csc@doh.wa.gov
Web:    http://www.doh.wa.gov/licensing/


West Virginia

CRC Exam Recognized by Rule or Regulation
Board of Examiners in Counseling
815 Quarrier Street, Suite 212
Charleston, WV 25301
Phone:  304-558-5494
   800-520-3852
Fax:      304-558-5496
Email:   counselingboard@msn.com
Web:    http://www.wvbec.org


Wisconsin

CRC Exam Recognized by Rule or Regulation
Examining Board of Marriage & Family Therapists, Professional Counselors & Social Workers
P.O. Box 8935
Madison, WI 53708
Phone:  608-266-2112
Fax:      608-261-7083
Email:   DRLBoards@wisconsin.gov
Web:    http://drl.wi.gov/board_detail.asp?boardid=32&locid=0


Wyoming

CRC Exam Recognized by Rule or Regulation
Mental Health Professions Licensing Board
1800 Carey Avenue, 4th Floor
Cheyenne, WY 82002
Phone:  307-777-3628
Fax:      307-777-3508
Email:   WyoMHPLB@wyo.gov
Web:    http://plboards.state.wy.us/mentalhealth/index.asp