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Renewal Information for Mississippi Social Workers & MFTs

08 Sep

Even though both Social Workers and MFTs are licensed under the same board, there are different continuing education requirements for each profession.

Social Workers

Mississippi-licensed Social Workers are required to obtain 40 hours of continuing education during each renewal cycle. LSW renew on 9/30 and LCSW/LMSW renew on 4/30, every 2 years.

Professional Development Resources is approved as a provider of continuing education for Mississippi social workers by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB Provider #1046, ACE Program).
Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs)
Mississippi-licensed MFTs are required to obtain 35 hours of continuing education during each renewal cycle.
MFTs renew on 9/30, every 2 years from initial licensure.
  • 4 hours must pertain to professional ethics (not allowed from online courses)
  • 2 hours in supervision is required of MFTs holding supervisor status
  • 17 hours are allowed from approved online courses with a posttest and evaluation
  • AAMFT-approved courses are automatically accepted
Professional Development Resources is NOT an approved provider of continuing education for Mississippi-licensed MFTs.
 
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