Registered Intern FAQs
Keep the certificate/s for at least 4 years in your personal records; it doesn’t have to be sent to the board office. If your file is audited, it will be requested at that time.
Your supervisor needs to notify our office in writing, (fax or e-mail directly from the supervisor is acceptable) that they will be your new (or additional) supervisor. Our office will notify you in writing that this person is acceptable as your qualified supervisor. Supervision received from the new supervisor will not count until we have notified you in writing that your new supervisor is approved.
No, there is no requirement that a registered intern obtain continuing education. However, you may choose to complete the 8 hour laws and rules course, 3 hour HIV/AIDS and 2 hour domestic violence requirement for licensure while you are a registered intern.
Yes. If you have completed the education and practicum requirements and are a registered intern you may be approved to sit for the examination. Please visit our Exam Schedule page for more information.
No. Chapter 491.0045, F.S. requires that you register as an intern (you will actually receive a license number as such) prior to commencing and counting the hours towards the post-master’s experience.
No. You may take the laws and rules course at any time. You may submit a copy of the certificate of completion for the 8 hour laws and rules course to the Board office.
Visit our License Verification website and click License Verification to verify the license of the individual you want to confirm is qualified to supervise you. Enter the name or license number and click Search. The Qualified Supervisor designation will show under Qualifications. If there is not a qualification listed, the individual is not a Qualified Supervisor.
The board defines face-to-face as physically being together in the same room at the time of the supervision or experience.