The Professional Counselor Section of the Marriage and Family Therapy, Professional Counseling and Social Work Examining Board is created in
Wis. Stat. § 15.405(7c) and has authority as outlined in
Wis. Stat. ch. 457.
The members of the Professional Counselor Section are appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Legislature to serve 4-year terms. The Section consists of 3 Professional Counselor members, and 1 public member.
|Member||Officer||Member Type||Term Expiration|
|Simon, Andrea L.||Chairperson||Professional Counselor Member||7/1/2023|
|Brown, Cynthia||Vice Chairperson||Public Member||7/1/2023|
|Scheidegger, Tammy H.||Professional Counselor Member||7/1/2020*|
|Vacant||||Professional Counselor Member|||
*Section members whose terms have expired may continue to serve until their successor is confirmed by the Senate.
At the October 23, 2017 meeting the Section issued the following statement:
'An application received on or after September 1, 2018 will be required to meet the new educational requirements in MPSW 14.01 which goes into effect on September 1, 2018.'
MPSW 1.09 relating to the substance use disorder specialty has been updated effective December 1, 2015
Effective March 1, 2015
Continuing Education Rules have been updated.
Information as to the Wisconsin requirements that go into effect on September 1, 2018 related to education:
School Program Equivalency
Form 3165: Application For Pre-Approval As An Educational Program In Professional Counseling
Last updated: 3/8/2022