Oregon Administrative Rules
584 - Teacher Standards and Practices Commission
584-044-0011 - Basic Counselor

Universal Citation: OR Admin Rules 584-044-0011
Teacher Standards and Practices Commission Chapter 584 Division 44

Basic Counselor

An applicant for the basic counselor endorsement must complete the requirements under either section (1) or section (2) of this rule.

(1) Applicants with teaching experience must meet all of the following requirements:

(a) Hold, have held, or be eligible for an Oregon teaching license or comparable teaching license issued by another state;

(b) Have completed two years of successful teaching experience in Oregon schools or out-of-state public or regionally accredited private schools; or one year of teaching experience and one year of public school or regionally accredited private school intern counseling experience; and

(c) Have completed 24 quarter hours of graduate preparation designed to develop competence in:

(A) Counseling theory and interventions to include early intervention strategies;

(B) Groups: theory and interventions;

(C) Lifestyle and career development;

(D) Appraisal of individuals;

(E) Social and cultural foundations;

(F) Consultation and community resources; and

(G) Parent/family relations.

(d) Have completed six quarter hours of supervised practicum or internship in a counseling role in a public or regionally accredited private school. One year of full-time successful counseling experience in public schools on a valid state license is substituted for the practicum or internship required under subsection (1)(d) of this rule.

(2) Applicants without prior teaching experience must complete an Oregon approved counselor education program that culminates in a master's degree. These applicants must complete both the teaching and counseling practica.

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 342
Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 342.120 - 342.200
TSPC 2-2008, f. & cert. ef. 4-15-08
TSPC 1-1998, f. & cert. ef. 2-4-98
TS 1-1992, f. & cert. ef. 1-15-92
TS 9-1991, f. & cert. ef. 8-7-91
TS 6-1989, f. & cert. ef. 10-6-89
TS 2-1989, f. & cert. ef. 2-16-89
TS 1-1988, f. 1-14-88, cert. ef. 1-15-88
TS 7-1986, f. 10-15-86, ef. 1-15-87
TS 1-1982, f. & ef. 1-5-82
TS 6-1980, f. & ef. 12-23-80
TS 17, f. 12-19-77, ef. 1-1-78
TS 15, f. 12-20-76, ef. 1-1-77

Disclaimer: These regulations may not be the most recent version. Oregon may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.