Ohio-licensed social workers, mental health counselors, and marriage and family therapists have a license renewal every two years with a deadline on the date of issue.
Thirty hours of continuing education are required to renew a license. There are no limits for online CE courses for social workers, and counselors and marriage family therapists have a 15 hour limit.
Three hours of ethics are required at each renewal.
Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & MFT Board
View the Board Website or Email the Board
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: Social Workers: No Limit; Counselors & MFTs: 15 hours (distance learning)
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years
National Accreditation Accepted: Board Approved Provider #RCST100501
*Check the accreditation statement for each course – if Ohio is not listed, the course is not approved!
Notes: 3 hrs ethics required each renewal
Date of Info: 5/22/2015
Professional Development Resources is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists; the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC ACEP #5590); the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB #1046, ACE Program); the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (#PCE1625); the Florida Boards of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling (#BAP346) and Psychology & School Psychology (#50-1635); the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & MFT Board (#RCST100501); the South Carolina Board of Professional Counselors & MFTs (#193); and the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists (#114) and State Board of Social Worker Examiners (#5678).