24.219.430 INACTIVE STATUS AND CONVERSION TO ACTIVE STATUS – LCSW, LMSW, LBSW, LCPC, LMFT, LAC, AND CBHPSS
(1) Active status licensees may convert to inactive status on the renewal form or by informing the department. Inactive licensees must inform the department of any change of address while on inactive status and must pay the inactive renewal fee annually to avoid license expiration or termination.
(2) Inactive licensees or certificate holders may not practice.
(3) Inactive status licensees or certificate holders may convert to active status upon request and payment of the required fee.
(4) In order to convert to active status, licensees and certificate holders:
(a) may not have been out of active practice for more than five years; and
(b) must have completed ten hours of continuing education (CE) per each year of inactive status. The CE must have been completed within the twenty-four months prior to converting to active status.
History: 37-1-131, 37-1-319, MCA; IMP, 37-1-319, MCA; NEW, 2020 MAR p. 1517, Eff. 8/8/20.