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Continuing Education and License Renewal Information for VA Counselors and MFTs

15 Apr

continuing education for mental health professionalsVirginia-licensed mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists have an annual license renewal with a June 30th deadline.

Twenty (20) continuing education hours are required for license renewal. There are no limits on home study.

Two (2) hours of ethics, standards of practice, or laws governing behavioral science professions in Virginia are required. National accreditations include APA, NBCC, and NAADAC.

Professional Development Resources is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP #5590) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.

Professional Development Resources is also approved as a provider of continuing education by the American Psychological Association (APA).

Continuing Education Requirements

Mental health counselors and marriage and family therapists licensed in the state of Virginia have a yearly license renewal with a deadline of June 30th.

To renew a license, twenty (20) hours of continuing education are required, and there are no home study limits.

Please note that two (2) hours of ethics, standards of practice, or laws governing behavioral science professions in Virginia are required. National accreditations include APA, NBCC, and NAADAC.

Information gathered from the Virginia Board of Counseling on April 15, 2014.

Continuing Education Courses for Mental Health Counselors: https://www.pdresources.org/courselisting/newarrival/2

Continuing Education Courses for Marriage and Family Therapists: https://www.pdresources.org/courselisting/newarrival/6

Source: Virginia Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapists Continuing Education and License Renewals

 

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