In Illinois, school counselors must have both counseling and teaching certificates. Counseling certification requires a master's degree and completion of an approved program in guidance.

The National Board for Certified Counselors provides specialty certification in school, clinical mental health, and addictions counseling. For more information, contact:

National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc.
3 Terrace Way, Greensboro, NC 27403-3660
Phone: 336.547.0607, Fax: 336.547.0017