Arizona Counselors/Therapists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Arizona Counselors / Therapists

NetCE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6361. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NetCE is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, NetCE is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. NetCE maintains responsibility for this course.

Designated courses have been approved by NetCE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits, NAADAC Provider #97847. NetCE is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Please refer to individual course details for approval information.

The Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners accepts courses from any provider who is APA, NBCC, ASWB and/or NAADAC approved.

Continuing Education Requirement

Attention Arizona Counselors and Therapists: Under Governor Ducey’s Executive Order, state agencies and boards will defer requirements to renew licenses that have an expiration date between March 1, 2020 and September 1, 2020 by six months from the expiration date, unless those requirements can be completed online. Additionally, requirements to complete continuing education will also be deferred by six months, unless those requirements can be completed online. State agencies and boards will suspend any rules that prevent or limit the amount of online or alternative learning hours permitted to issue or renew a license. For more information, please visit https://azgovernor.gov/governor/news/2020/03/governor-ducey-issues-executive-order-expand-licensing-opportunities.

The Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners accepts NetCE courses.

LPCs, LACs, LSATs, LASACs, LISACs, LMFTs, and LAMFTs are required 30 hours every two years, all of which may be completed by home study.*

A minimum of 3 of the 30 hours must be in behavioral health ethics and law and 3 must be in cultural competency every two years.

*NetCE courses are considered home study.

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For More Information

Please contact the Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners at (602) 542-1882 or http://www.azbbhe.us/pdfs/Rules/ProposedRules/FINAL%20BOARD%20RULES%20110116.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.