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Professional Standards and Teacher Education Board - School Counselors - Certification Renewal Requirement (HB 0947 Lauryn's Law)

MSDE COMAR 13A.12.03.02F


Goucher College

Counselors: Satisfy your Lauryn’s Law requirement for professional development for MSDE certification renewal 

Loyola Univeristy of Maryland School of Education

Counselors: Satisfy your Lauryn’s Law requirement for professional development for MSDE certification renewal 

McDaniel College Lauryn's Law Certification

Youth Suicide Prevention is a fully online, self-paced graduate course, designed specifically to meet the Lauryn's Law requirements for school counselors' professional development for MSDE certification renewal.

PsyCoun Consultants LLC

PsyCoun Consultants, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No, 6813.  Programs that qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  PsyCoun Consultants, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Maryland School Couselor Association

Unpacking Lauryn's Law for School Counselors: Approaches to Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention:

This course is two full days and is in alignment with House Bill 0947

Participants can earn either 1 MSDE CPD or 15 National Board Certified Contact Hours. MSCA is partnering with Bowie State University to provide this opportunity. 

Frostburg State University

Frostburg State University is offering a one credit online course through edX edge that is designed for counselors to obtain recertification credit and satisfy MSDE requirement for training on Lauryn’s Law. The course does not require admission to Frostburg State University. However, you can transfer the SPOC credit into an existing program of study at Frostburg State University. The course has been approved by MSDE for one Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit.

Contact: Kim Rotruck, Ed.D. Acting Associate Dean College of Education 301-687-4216

Student Services Academy

This course meets the requirement for re-certification as a Professional School Counselor outlined in Lauryn’s Law. Participant will explore curriculum that will increase their knowledge and skills to understand and respond to the social, emotional, and personal development of students.  Through this course, educators will explore indicators of mental illness and behavioral distress; including depression, trauma, violence, youth suicide, and substance abuse. Students will identify professional resources to help students in crisis. This course provides a current overview of supports and resources for distribution to parents or guardians, school staff, and students, as needed. 

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