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57.31.    Registration.
57.32.    Criteria.
57.33.    Verification.

§ 57.31. Registration.

 (a)  The certifying organization shall submit a completed registration form to the Department to be considered an acceptable certifying organization. The Department will provide the form on the Department’s web site.

 (b)  The Department will maintain a list of registered certifying organizations on its web site at

Cross References

   This section cited in 10 Pa. Code §  57.13 (relating to former registered certifying organizations).

§ 57.32. Criteria.

 The Department will consider the certifying organization to be an acceptable continuing education provider if the certifying organization:

   (1)  Submits the registration form to the Department.

   (2)  Requires at least 16 continuing education units for credit counselor certification of which:

     (i)   A minimum of one continuing education unit is related to ethics.

     (ii)   The continuing education units not related to ethics address topics associated with consumer education programs as defined in section 2 of the act (63 P. S. §  2402).

   (3)  Offers credit counselor certification that is valid for no longer than 24 months.

   (4)  Permits supervisors to attend continuing education courses.

Cross References

   This section cited in 10 Pa. Code §  57.33 (relating to verification).

§ 57.33. Verification.

 The Department will request that the registered certifying organization resubmit the registration form to the Department every 24 months as verification that the certifying organization continues to meet the criteria listed in §  57.32 (relating to criteria).

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