IC&RC provides the minimum standards for each reciprocal credential, but Member Boards may set higher standards for their credentials.
6000 hours of supervised work experience specific to the ADC domains. An associate’s degree in behavioral science may substitute for 1000 hours; a bachelor’s degree in behavioral science may substitute for 2000 hours; a master’s degree in behavioral science may substitute for 4000 hours.
270 hours specific to the domains. Six hours must be specific to counselor ethics.
300 hours specific to the domains, which include the 12 core functions and TAP 21 Competencies with a minimum of ten hours in each core function area.
Applicants must pass the IC&RC ADC Examination.
Code of Ethics
Applicants must sign a code of ethics statement or affirmation statement.
40 hours of continuing education earned every two years.
As a service to Member Boards, IC&RC provides Job Task Analyses (JTAs), the publications that provide the empirical basis for IC&RC examinations, for each credential. They are priced $15 each, and discounts are available for bulk purchases. Download and submit the JTA Order Form to order.