Steps to becoming licensed
1 - Become a member of FACCT:
The first step is to apply for membership. Click here to download the membership application. Print out the form, complete, sign, and mail in with the appropriate fee to Membership Chair, Dr. Max High (address on form).
2 - Requirements for license: Become a member (see Step 1). Degrees and training appropriate for license desired and 30 credit hours of Bible classes or equivalent for all FACCT licenses. All applicants must be an Ordained Minister or have a Licensed Minister of Counseling certificate. Continued active membership in FACCT is also required.
3 - Pre-Application:
Once you have received your membership certificate, you may submit a pre-application for licensure or certification. This will allow the Licensure Board to look over your credentials and advise you about licensing with FACCT. Download the Pre-Application form, complete and mail with the $35.00 (non-refundable pre-applicaton fee) to the Licensure Board (address on form).
4 - Apply for license:
After consulting with the LicensureBoard, you will need to complete the 28-page full application for the license or certification you are seeking (full application can be obtained from Administrator Kevin M. Drinka). Submit full application to the Licensure Board (address on form).
Please Note: License fees will vary depending upon the license or certification being requested. No monies are collected until final approval for the license or certification has been granted by the Licensure Board.
Mission of FACCT
The Mission of FACCT is . . .
To be an association of Christian counselors, therapists and psychologists who glorify God as we spread the Gospel of Jesus Christ; to nurture people in sound Biblical faith by providing education, instruction, and other services that will help promote the ministry of Christian counseling.
To integrate faith with reasoning in the behavioral sciences for the protection of the general public and the Church at large.
To promote professional competence, support, ethics, and growth among its members.
To promote pastoral and human relations counseling in appropriate locations for those who need and request such ministry.
To developand provide competent professional testing, systems, methods, and procedures for Christian counselors, pastors, practitioners, clinical therapists and members.
To certify and license individuals as Pastoral Counselors, Clinical Christian Therapists, Temperament Therapists, Christian Social Workers, and Clinical Christian Psychologists, as well as Military Chaplains.
To define, establish, and maintain professional standards and ethics which confirm member qualifications regarding professional knowledge and practice.
To organize the membership in various states, geographical regions, or districts.
To support and encourage communications and extension of the Christian life and witness by offering sound and comprehensive teaching of Biblical concepts and principles.
To recognize, support, and cooperatewith various other Christ-centered ministries established by God.
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