Ohio Counselors/Therapists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Ohio 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.

For LPCs and LPCCs only, the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board will accept courses from any provider who is NBCC approved.

For LMFTs and IMFTs only, continuing education must be completed through a provider who is approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board. NetCE is not currently approved for LMFTs and IMFTs, however professionals may seek post-approval through CE Broker.

Continuing Education Requirement

For Counselors, the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board will accept courses from any provider who is NBCC approved.

For Marriage and Family Therapists, NetCE is not currently approved, however professionals may seek post-approval through CE Broker.

LPCs, LPCCs are required 30 hours every two years, all of which may be completed by distance learning (home study).* A minimum of 3 of the 30 hours must be in ethics every two years. Supervisors (LPC-S and LPCC-S) are required 3 hours in supervision every two years.

Licensees may seek post-approval through their CE Broker account for courses that are not NBCC approved.

LMFTs, IMFTs are required 30 hours every two years, all of which may be completed by distance learning (home study).* A minimum of 3 of the 30 hours must be in ethics every two years. Supervisors (IMFT-S) are required 5 hours in supervision every two year licensing period.

NetCE is not currently approved, however licensees may seek post-approval through their CE Broker account.

*NetCE courses are considered distance learning (home study).

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LPCs, LPCCs, LMFTs, and IMFTs:
Please contact the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage & Family Therapist Board at (614) 466-0912 or https://cswmft.ohio.gov/wps/portal/gov/cswmft/license-renewal/renewal-resources/Sources%2Bof%2BContinuing%2BEducation for additional information regarding your continuing education.