Important Board COVID-19 Information
OUT OF STATE LICENSEES - CONTINUITY OF CARE
The South Carolina State of Emergency expired on Monday, June 7, 2021. While the federal public health emergency remains in effect, allowing for telehealth practice to administer covered COVID countermeasures, anyone who is not licensed in South Carolina, who is currently providing client care to someone in South Carolina via telehealth, should be making preparations to either become licensed in this state, or to transfer the client care to a South Carolina licensed provider.
The South Carolina State of Emergency expired on Monday, June 7, 2021. Licensed counselor supervisors and their supervisees must now adhere to supervision requirements per Reg. 36-01(1), which requires that supervision must be 75% face-to-face and 25% may be conducted online via HIPAA-compliant technological medium.
CEUs FOR RENEWAL
The South Carolina State of Emergency expired on Monday, June 7, 2021. Therefore, licensees must now adhere to the requirements of Reg. 36-16(6), which provides that no more than 50% of continuing education credit may be taken online. Credit will be given for all online course hours taken prior to the end of the State of Emergency, even if in excess of 50%.
However, credit for online hours earned after the expiration of the state of emergency in excess of the 50% cap will not be given.Please review the Continuing Education Guidelines available on the website at: https://www.llr.sc.gov/cou/PDFS/CONTINUING_EDUCATION_GUIDELINES.pdf