Register November 2011 No. 671
Chapter SPS 168
SPS 168.01   Continuing education.
Ch. SPS 168 Note Note: Chapter RL 168 was created as an emergency rule effective 9-10-07. Chapter RL 168 was renumbered chapter SPS 168 under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 1., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
SPS 168.01 SPS 168.01Continuing education.
SPS 168.01(1) (1)Requirements for continuing education.
SPS 168.01(1)(a)(a) Unless granted a postponement or waiver under s. SPS 165.01 (9), every credential holder shall complete at least the number of hours of board-approved continuing education as listed in s. SPS 165.01 (3) in each biennial registration period.
SPS 168.01(1)(b) (b) Continuing education hours may apply only to the registration period in which the hours are acquired. If a credential has been allowed to lapse, the department may grant permission to apply continuing education hours acquired after lapse of a credential to a previous biennial period of licensure during which required continuing education was not acquired. In no case may continuing education hours be applied to more than one biennial period.
SPS 168.01(1)(c) (c) To meet the continuing education requirement, a credential holder shall submit to the department a certificate of attendance upon the department's request.
SPS 168.01(1)(d) (d) Unless granted a postponement or waiver under s. SPS 165.01 (9), a credential holder who fails to meet the continuing education requirements by the renewal deadline shall cease practice otherwise authorized under the credential.
SPS 168.01(1)(e) (e) During the time between initial credentialing and commencement of a full 2-year credential period new credential holders shall not be required to meet continuing education requirements.
SPS 168.01(1)(f) (f) Applicants from other states applying under s. SPS 161.11 shall submit proof of completion of at least 40 hours of approved continuing education within 2 years prior to application.
SPS 168.01(2) (2)Clinical supervision education. Applicants seeking renewal of a certificate for clinical supervisor-in-training, intermediate clinical supervisor and independent clinical supervisor shall attend at least 6 hours of continuing education per biennium in the area of clinical supervision in addition to the appropriate number of hours of continuing education for the certificate of clinical substance abuse counselor.
SPS 168.01 History History: CR 07-031: cr. Register November 2007 No. 623, eff. 12-1-07; correction in (1) (a), (d), (f) made under s. 13.92 (4) (b) 7., Stats., Register November 2011 No. 671.
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