Utah Mental Health Counselor Continuing Education and License Renewals

07 Sep

Licensed Utah mental health counselors have a license renewal with a September 30th deadline every two years, even years.  To renew a license, forty (40) continuing education hours is required.  Ten (10) hours of continuing education is allowed for home study, and six hours of ethics/law is required.

One of the main goals of continuing education is to ensure the highest standards for the mental health counseling profession.  All licensees are required to participate in continuing educational activities that build upon existing competence and knowledge obtained from prior educational experiences.

Professional Development Resources sponsors continuing education for mental health counselors.  Professional Development Resources maintains all responsibility for content and programs.  Utah mental health counselors can earn up to ten hours of continuing education through online coursework at

Requirements for Continuing Education

Utah mental health counselors are required as a condition of license renewal to complete a minimum of forty (40) hours of continuing educational activities per renewal period, every two years.

The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing:

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Posted by on September 7, 2012 in Counseling


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