Illinois Counselors/Therapists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Illinois 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.

NetCE is approved by the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation: Licensed Professional and Clinical Counselors as a provider of continuing education, License #197.000185 and the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation: Marriage and Family Therapists, License #168.000190.

Continuing Education Requirement

NetCE is approved by Illinois Division of Professional Regulation: Licensed Professional and Clinical Counselors, License #197.00185 and The Illinois Division of Professional Regulation: Marriage and Family Therapists, License #168.000190.

LPCs, LCPCs, and MFTs are required 30 hours every two years, 15 of which may be completed by correspondence.*

Beginning January 1, 2020, 1 hour of sexual harassment training must be completed every two years.

Beginning January 1, 2021, all licensees who are considered mandated reporters of child abuse and neglect are required to complete training on the subject within 3 months of engagement in a professional or official capacity as a mandated reporter. LPCs, LCPCs, and MFTs must complete the training at least every 3 years thereafter. The training will count toward meeting a licensee's required continuing education, and is provided by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).

*NetCE courses are considered correspondence.

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LPCs:
Please contact the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation: Licensed Professional and Clinical Counselors at (800) 560-6420 or (217) 785-0800 or http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/068/068013750C02200R.html for additional information regarding your continuing education.

MFTs:
Please contact the Illinois Division of Professional Regulation: Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists at (800) 560-6420 or (217) 785-0800 or http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/068/068012830001100R.html for additional information regarding your continuing education.

Licensees may complete the DCFS mandated reporter training online at https://www.dcfstraining.org/vtc/home/home.action.