Mississippi Counselors/Therapists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Mississippi 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.

The Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors accepts courses from any provider who is NBCC approved.

The Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists requires prior board approval for LMFTs.

Continuing Education Requirement

The Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors accepts NetCE courses.

The Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists accepts NetCE course as long as LMFTs have prior board approval.

LPCs are required 24 hours every two years, all of which may be completed by distance learning.*

A minimum of 6 of the 24 hours must be in ethics every two year licensing period. LPCs who are Board Qualified Supervisors are required 2 hours in supervision every two years. LPC or LPC-S with Distance Professional Services designation are required 2 hours specific to Distance Professional Services (TeleMental Health) every two years.

P-LPCs are required 6 hours every year, all of which may be completed by distance learning.*

A minimum of 2 of the 6 hours must be in ethics every year. P-LPCs with Distance Professional Services designation are required 1 hour specific to Distance Professional Services (TeleMental Health) every year.

LMFTs are required 24 hours every two years, 6 of which may be completed by distance learning; however NetCE has not sought board preapproval for LMFT distance learning courses.

A minimum of 4 of the 24 hours must be in ethics, taken in a face-to-face setting, every two years. LMFTs who are Board or AAMFT-approved supervisors are required 2 hours in supervision every two years.

LMFTAs are not required continuing education at this time.

*NetCE courses are considered distance learning.

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For More Information

LPCs:
Please contact the Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors at (601) 359-1010, or refer to https://www.lpc.ms.gov/secure/pdf/Part 2201_Rules_and_Regulations_Current.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

MFTs:
Please contact the Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Marriage & Family Therapists at (601) 987-6806, or refer to https://www.swmft.ms.gov/sites/swmft2/files/Revised MFT CE Guide 2012 %281%29.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.