Exams for Licensure
The California LPCC Law and Ethics (jurisprudence) Exam
The California Counseling Law and Ethics exam is a required exam for individuals who want to become licensed counselors in California. The exam tests candidates' knowledge of the laws and ethical standards that govern the practice of counseling in California.
The exam is administered by Pearson VUE and is offered in a computer-based format. The exam consists of 75 multiple-choice questions, and the passing score is 70%. The exam is divided into two sections:
The exam is designed to assess candidates' knowledge of the following topics:
The California Counseling Law and Ethics exam is a challenging exam, but it is important for candidates to pass the exam in order to become licensed counselors in California. There are a number of resources available to help candidates prepare for the exam, including study guides, practice exams, and online courses.
Please see our video above for a thorough overview. This video covers: