Congratulations to Dr Schwarze, Associate Professor and Director of the CMHC program for being appointed by Governor Roy Cooper to the North Carolina Board for Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors (NCBLCMHC)!
The mission of the NCBLCMHC under NC GS Article 24 section 90-329 states that, it is declared to be the public policy of this State that the activities of persons who render counseling services to the public be regulated to insure the protection of the public health, safety, and welfare. The NCBLCMHC was established under provisions of the Licensed Professional Counselor Act (LPC Act), which became effective July 1st, 1994. Since implementation of the LPC Act in 1994, the Board has the responsibility of administering and enforcing the provisions of the practice act. In that capacity, the Board uses national standards od counselor preparation and ethical codes of the counseling profession for guidance.