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 interns who have not yet passed the national examination for licensure can request a one-time exception for an “emergency or hardship case”. Exception requests must be submitted at least 30 days prior to expiration, meaning requests must be submitted no later than February 28th, to be in compliance with requesting exception at least 30 days before the March 31st
- Any one-time exceptions that are granted will extend registration for 24 months.
- Registered Interns seeking an exception should fill out and mail or email this form: https://floridasmentalhealthprofessions.gov/forms/intern-hardship-form.pdf
The full rule surrounding the five year maximum time period for registered interns can be found at the following website: https://floridasmentalhealthprofessions.gov/latest-news/attention-registered-interns-expiring-march-31-2022/
Use Ross Counseling’s Initial License Package to easily meet the initial continuing education requirements for licensure by examination and endorsement for seeking licensure in Florida as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Mental Health Counselor, or Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.