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Counselor Receives Special Recognition From National Board

Lawrence W. Emery Jr.Lawrence W. Emery Jr., a counselor/assistant professor in the Counseling, Career and Disability Services Office at Pennsylvania College of Technology, has received special recognition from the National Board for Certified Counselors.

Emery received Special Recognition for Outstanding Merit in the Area of Continuing Education for remaining current in the field of counseling. His continuing education exceeded 130 hours from approved providers. Renewal requires only 100 hours of continuing education.

Emery has been certified by the NBCC as a National Certified Counselor (NCC) since 1984. In 2002, he was awarded a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) credential by the Pennsylvania Department of State, Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs.

His LPC credential was renewed, for the second time, in February; he has applied for renewal of his NCC credential, which is expected to be granted in November.

Incorporated in 1982, the National Board for Certified Counselors is the nation’s premier professional certification board, devoted to credentialing counselors who meet standards for the general and specialty practices of professional counseling.

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