Delaware licensed marriage and family therapists have a biennial license renewal with a deadline of September 30th, even years. 40 hours of board-approved continuing education are required to renew a license. 20 hours of continuing education can be earned through home study, while 20 hours must be live and face-to-face. The board recognizes The National Board for Certified Counselors and The American Psychological Association as providers of continuing education courses for Delaware marriage and family therapists.
The main objective of continuing education is to assure the highest standards for the practice of marriage and family therapy by requiring licensees to participate in continual educational activities. By taking advantage of these opportunities, licensees can increase their knowledge and competence gained through previous education and training.
Professional Development Resources is approved by The National Board of Certified Counselors and The American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for marriage and family therapists. Professional Development Resources maintains all responsibility for content and programs. Delaware marriage and family therapists can earn 20 hours of their required hours through online coursework offered at http://www.pdresources.org.
Continuing Education Requirements
As a license renewal condition, licensees are required to complete a minimum of 40 hours of continuing educational course work per renewal/licensure period every two years. 20 hours of continuing education can be earned through home study courses, while 20 hours must be earned face-to-face and live
The Delaware Board of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals: http://dpr.delaware.gov/boards/profcounselors/index.shtml