Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern


Click on the appropriate tab below to see the Renewal Requirements, Process, Fees and Continuing Education (CE) for a Registered Mental Health Counselor Intern.

Current licenses expire at midnight, Eastern Time, on March 31, 2022.

During the 2016 Legislative Session, House Bill 373, and companion Senate Bill 12, were passed into law limiting intern registration to 5 years. Clinical social work, marriage and family therapy, and mental health counseling intern registrations issued on or before March 31, 2017, will expire March 31, 2022, and may not be renewed or reissued. Currently registered interns were sent an updated license with the new expiration date of March 31, 2022. No subsequent intern registration may be issued unless the candidate has passed the theory and practice examination.

There are no continuing education requirements for registered interns

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Florida Statutes

Chapter 456: Health Professions and Occupations: General Provisions
Chapter 491: 491, Clinical, Counseling, and Pschotherapy Services

Florida Administrative Codes

Rules: Chapter 64B4: Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling
Rules: Chapter 64B: Division of Medical Quality Assurance, Florida Administrative Code