Per CA Code of Regulations, Title 5, Section 56264, the criteria required to meet Minimum Qualifications is:
(a) EOPS “Counselors” are those persons designated by the community college to serve as certificated counselors in the EOPS program and must possess the Community College Counselor Credential OR possess a master’s degree in counseling, rehabilitation counseling, clinical psychology, counseling psychology, guidance counseling, educational counseling, social work, or career development, OR the equivalent, AND
(b) In addition, EOPS counselors hired after October 24, 1987, shall:
(1) Have completed a minimum of nine (9) semester units of college course work predominantly relating to ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social or economic disadvantages, OR
(2) Have completed six (6) semester units of a college-level counseling paracticum or counseling field-work course in a community college EOPS program, or in a program dealing predominatly with ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social, or economic disadvantages, AND
© In addition, an EOPS counselor hired after October 24, 1987, shall have two (2) years of occupational experience in work relating to ethnic minorities or persons handicapped by language, social, or economic disadvantages.