Or. Admin. R. 436-120-0820 - Renewal of Certification

(1) Required documentation. A certified individual must renew their certification every five years by submitting the following documentation to the division no later than 30 days before the end of the certification period:
(a) Current certification by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC), the Commission for Case Managers Certification (CCMC), or the Certification of Disability Management Specialists Commission (CDMSC); or
(b) Verification of a minimum of 60 hours of continuing education units under this rule within the five years before renewal.
(2) Continuing education.
(a) The director will accept continuing education units for:
(A) Training approved by the CRCC, CCMC, or CDMSC;
(B) Courses in or related to psychology, sociology, counseling, or vocational rehabilitation, if given by an accredited institution of higher learning;
(C) Training presented by the division pertaining to OAR 436-120, 436-105, or 436-110;
(D) Teaching a class or making a formal presentation to a group on a topic related to vocational rehabilitation; and
(E) Any continuing education program certified by the director for providers. Sixty minutes of continuing education will count as one unit, except as noted in subsection (b) of this section.
(b) In the case of college course work, the director will grant credit only for grades of C or above and will multiply the number of credit hours by six to establish the number of continuing education units.


Or. Admin. R. 436-120-0820
WCD 10-1994, f. 11-1-94, cert. ef. 1-1-95; WCD 6-1996, f. 2-6-96, cert. ef. 3-1-96; WCD 6-2000, f. 4-27-00, cert. ef. 6-1-00; WCD 4-2001, f. 4-13-01, cert. ef. 5-15-01; WCD 7-2002, f. 5-30-02, cert. ef. 7-1-02; WCD 8-2007, f. 11-1-07, cert. ef. 12-1-07; WCD 3-2009, f. 12-1-09, cert. ef. 1-1-10; WCD 5-2010, f. 9-15-10, cert. ef. 11-15-10; WCD 4-2016, f. 11-28-16, cert. ef. 1/1/2017; WCD 4-2022, amend filed 06/13/2022, effective 7/1/2022

Statutory/Other Authority: ORS 656.340(9) & ORS 656.726(4)

Statutes/Other Implemented: ORS 656.340

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