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Specialization Requirements for Certification in Guidance and Counseling (Grades PK-12)--Specialty Class Beginning July 1, 1990.

(1) Plan One. A master's or higher degree with a graduate major in guidance and counseling or counselor education which includes three (3) semester hours in a supervised counseling practicum in an elementary or secondary school, or

(2) Plan Two. A master's or higher degree with thirty (30) semester hours of graduate credit in guidance and counseling to include the areas specified below:

(a) Three (3) semester hours in principles, philosophy, organization and administration of guidance,

(b) Three (3) semester hours in student appraisal including administration and interpretation of standardized tests,

(c) Three (3) semester hours in education and career development information practices and systems,

(d) Three (3) semester hours in learning, personality theory, and human development,

(e) Three (3) semester hours in counseling theories and individual counseling techniques,

(f) Three (3) semester hours in group counseling and guidance techniques,

(g) Three (3) semester hours in consultation skills and techniques for conferring with groups such as agencies, teachers, and parents,

(h) Three (3) semester hours in legal, ethical, and current issues affecting school counselors,

(i) Three (3) semester hours in specialized counseling techniques for use with elementary or secondary level special populations such as exceptional students, dropouts, and minorities, and

(j) Three (3) semester hours in a supervised counseling practicum in an elementary or secondary school.

(3) This rule shall take effect July1, 1990.

Specific Authority 1001.02, 1012.55, 1012.56 FS. Law Implemented 1001.02, 1012.54, 1012.55, 1012.56 FS. History–New 7-1-90.

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