Behavioral Health Coach and Technician

Apply for a Behavioral Health Coach License

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Licensed in Another Jurisdiction: If you are currently licensed in another state, territory, or district of the United States, you may qualify for licensure by endorsement: Click Here for additional information.


One of the following pathway requirements must be met:

Education Pathway (Each of the following requirements must be met):

  • Bachelor's degree or higher from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning on one of the following programs of study: Human and social services, counseling, psychology, social, behavioral, or health sciences, education and human development or the equivalent. NOTE: "Equivalent" will require a review by the Behavioral Health Board. and the Qualification and Professional Development Advisor Committee, and could result in a processing delay up to 65 days.
  • Nine credit hours from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning, in applied skills relevant to the practice as a Behavioral Health Coach, including each of the following: Ethical, legal, and professional issues in behavioral health, therapeutic, counseling, or direct practice and methods., clinical documentation, case management, supervised internship or practicum.
  • Letter of recommendation from a supervisor or course instructor with direct knowledge of competency to practice as a behavioral health coach.

Stacked Credentials and Experience Pathway (Each of the following requirements must be met):

  • Associate's degree from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning in one of the following programs of study: Human and social services, counseling, psychology, social behavioral or health sciences, education and human development or equivalent. NOTE: "Equivalent" will require a review by the Behavioral Health Board. and the Qualification and Professional Development Advisor Committee, and could result in a processing delay up to 65 days.
  • Nine credit hours from a regionally accredited institution of higher learning, in applied skills relevant to the practice as a Behavioral Health Coach, including each of the following: Ethical, legal, and professional issues in behavioral health, therapeutic, counseling, or direct practice and methods., clinical documentation, case management, supervised internship or practicum.
  • Employment verification documenting two years of full-time work as a Certified Behavioral Health Technician, Certified Peer Support Specialist, Certified Case Manager, Certified Crisis Worker, Substance Use Disorder Counselor.
  • Letter of recommendation from a supervisor or course instructor with direct knowledge of competency to practice as a behavioral health coach.


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