licensure status is not available for Associate Professional Counselors or
Associate Marriage and Family Therapist licensees. Inactive licensure status is
available for Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family
(2) A licensee who does
not intend to practice in Georgia or to use the title Professional Counselor,
Social Worker, or Marriage and Family Therapist may apply for an inactive
license status by submitting an application for inactive status and paying the
fee required by the Board's fee schedule. A licensee granted inactive status is
exempt from filing a biennial license renewal application and paying a license
renewal fee. A licensee who holds an inactive status license shall not practice
as a Professional Counselor, Social Worker, or Marriage and Family
An inactive status
license may be changed to active status by filing an application for
reinstatement with the Board, complying with reinstatement requirements as
defined in Board Rule
, and paying the fee required
by the Board's fee schedule. The Board may require the applicant to demonstrate
to the satisfaction of the Board that he or she has maintained current
knowledge, skill and proficiency in the practice of professional counseling,
social work or marriage and family therapy, and that he or she is mentally and
physically able to practice professional counseling, social work or marriage
and family therapy with reasonable skill and safety.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 295-15-.05
Original Rule entitled "Georgia Composite Board of Professional
Counselors, Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists." F.
May 6, 2022; eff.
May 26, 2022.