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Jun
22

Brevard County Funds its First Mobile Crisis Unit

At its June 14th City Council meeting, the City of Melbourne approved an agreement that will implement a mobile crisis team for adults experiencing mental health crises. Melbourne is a city in Brevard County on the east coast of Florida. Brevard is the 10th most populous county in the state. Currently, in the event of […]

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Jun
14

Florida becomes 8th State to sign Counseling Compact

In 2020, American Counseling Associated fund created the Counseling Compact. This effort aimed to provide a pathway for licensed counselors to be able to legally practice across state lines. Currently some states offer reciprocity and Florida offers endorsement, both of which allow clinicians to apply for licensure based on their education, experience, and licensure in […]

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Feb
11

Important reminder for Registered Interns!

Registered Interns with registrations issued on or before March 31, 2017 will expire March 31 of this year (2022). Registered interns who have passed the national examination for licensure and have fulfilled all other requirements should move forward with completing the application process as quickly as possible to ensure full licensure before March 31. Registered […]

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Jul
28

Bringing Your Self to your Sessions

It’s difficult to write about mental health today without writing about Simone Biles. This incredible woman, who carries the GOAT title for her athleticism, and who presents herself as fearless and capable of anything shocked the world today when she pulled herself out of the Olympics. After the media suspected physical injury, she clarified that […]

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Jun
21

floridasmentalhealthprofessions.gov: An Often Overlooked Resource

Many of our courses refer to www.floridasmentalhealthprofessions.gov, but have you ever actually familiarized yourself with the site? Sure, we know to go there to apply for licensure and for renewals. Of course we also visit the page constantly to check our application status while anxiously awaiting to become “official”. But there is so much more […]

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Jun
08

License Renewal Extension Expires June 30

In response to COVID-19, Emergency Order 21-001 was adopted March 2020 extending the licensure renewal expiration date until June 30, 2021. The extension was for any professional license issued by the Department with March 2021 licensure renewal deadlines. The license expiration date for Licensed Mental Health Counselors was extended from March 31, 2021 to June […]

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Nov
05

8-hr Laws & Rules, Intern, & Supervisor Liability

When should registered interns complete the 8-hour Laws & Rules Course that is required in Florida for initial license as LCSW, LMFT, or LMHC?   Most say, “this is the last step in my license process”.  We have been offering this course for over 20 years and it amazes me that so many qualified supervisors […]

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Jul
27

CEU Requirements for FL LCSW, LMFT, & LMHC License Renewal

The next renewal for LCSW, LMFT, & LMHC in Florida is 3-31-21.  A total of 30 ceus must be completed every renewal, including 5 required ceus (Medical Errors – 2 ceus; and Ethics or Telehealth – 3 ceus) and 25 general ceus.  Following is information about ceu requirements: REQUIRED SUBJECT AREA REQUIRED NUMBER OF HOURS […]

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Telephone: 561-704-8746

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Friday:   9am-noon ET
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About A.A. Ross Counseling

We have been providing continuing education to mental health professionals in Florida since 1998. All courses are approved and accepted by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling, provider 50-31668. We believe that continuing education courses do not have to be tedious and boring. We combine examples, case studies, humor and clinical expertise to provide courses that are enriching, stimulating and fun. Participants consistently give our workshops the highest ratings possible.