West Virginia Counselors/Therapists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

West Virginia 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.

Professional Counselors licensed under the West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling may take continuing education from any provider who is NBCC approved.

Marriage and Family Therapists licensed under the West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling require continuing education that is preapproved by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). NetCE is not currently preapproved.

Continuing Education Requirement

The West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling accepts NetCE NBCC accredited courses.

NetCE is not currently preapproved under Marriage and Family Therapists licensed West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling.

LPCs are required 35 hours every two years, 20 of which may be completed by home study.*

A minimum of 3 of the 35 hours must be in ethics and 2 hours must be in mental health conditions common to veterans or family members of veterans and screening for these conditions every two years. Licensees with supervisory status are required 3 hours in supervision every two years.

LMFTs are required 35 hours every two years, 20 of which must be preapproved by the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, 15 hours may be completed through a provider who is not preapproved.**

A minimum of 3 of the 35 hours must be in MFT ethics and 2 hours must be in mental health conditions common to veterans or family members of veterans and screening for these conditions every two years. Licensees with supervisory status are required 3 hours in supervision every two years.

**NetCE courses are considered home study but are not preapproved.

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Please contact the West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling at (800) 520-3852 or http://apps.sos.wv.gov/adlaw/csr/readfile.aspx?DocId=49408&Format=PDF - LPCs (See Series 3), or http://www.wvbec.org/boardrules/lmftrules.html - MFTs (See Series 10), for additional information regarding your continuing education.