1.
State License Requirements Data
Alabama
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 per biennium
Acceptability and limits on online
courses At least 75% have to be real-time interactive
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 4 CEU (40 contact hours) biennium
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Maximum of 20 hrs from distance learning courses
Alaska
LPC Number of CEUs required per year
40 contact hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
Maximum of 20 hrs from distance learning
courses
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 45 contact hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
not to exceed one-half of the total contact hours of
continuing education required for license renewal under 12
AAC 19.310;
Arkansas
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 24 clock hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitation if NBCC approved provider
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 48 clock hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limit of 20 clock hours for home study and online courses
Colorado
LPC Number of CEUs required per year
40 biennually (Continuing Professional Development
program) click the link for more information about the
program: http://cdn.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/DORA-
Reg/CBON/DORA/1251632892955
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Yes but no more than 20 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year
40 biennually (Continuing Professional Development
program) click the link for more information about the
program: http://cdn.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/DORA-
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Yes but no more than 20 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year
40 biennually (Continuing Professional Development
program) click the link for more information about the
program: http://cdn.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite/DORA-
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Yes but no more than 20 hours
Connecticut
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 15 hours annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No noted limits to online
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 15 hours annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 6 hours annually
Delaware
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 20 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 45 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
2.
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 20 hours
District of Columbia
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to a maximum of 12 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but a minimum of 15 hrs must be face-to-face
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Annual Renewal Date Biennually on the day prior to the expiration date
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
Accepted but limited to no more than 6 of the remaining 31
hrs (following the required special course hours)
Georgia
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 35 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited 10 hrs
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 35 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hrs
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year
35 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hrs
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year
40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 20 hours
Idaho
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 20 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 20 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 20 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 30 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations
Illinois
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
3.
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 15 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 15 hours
Do they accept NBCC/NAADAC
approved courses NBCC approved are accepted
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 15 hours
Indiana
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 20 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 1/2 of total hours required
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 20 hours annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 1/2 of total hours required
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 15 hours annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 1/2 of total hours required
Iowa
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 20 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 27 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 12 hours biennually
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 20 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 20 hours
Kansas
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Acceptable but limited to 10
4.
Kentucky
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 10 hrs annually
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 30 Triennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but no more than 1/2 of required hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 15 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
Accepted but not to exceed more than 1/2 the total required
hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours triennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
Louisiana
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
Accepted if from an approved body such as NBCC with no
limitations
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 20 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
Independent study not accepted as hours must be direct in a
structured educational format
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 48 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but must be approved courses
Maine
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 55 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 5 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 25 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 55 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 5 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 36 if licensed, 24 if certified - biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
Maryland
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 20 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
5.
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
Massachusetts
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted without limitations stated
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 20 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted without limitations stated
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted without limitations stated
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted without limitations stated
Michigan
LPC Number of CEUs required per year None mandated
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 45 triennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 10 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year None mandated
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hrs for biennual license holders, 20 for annual
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations if board approved
Do they accept NBCC/NAADAC
approved courses NAADAC approved courses are accepted
Minnesota
LPC Number of CEUs required per year
40 biennually (except for new licensees who have a first cycle
renewal period of 4 years)
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 25% of required hours (10 hours)
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 15 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
Not indicated as unacceptable as long as the course meets
the approval standards set forth by the board.
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
Online courses accepted if offered by an accredited school or
education program, however, see attached about approval
standards.
https://www.revisor.mn.gov/statutes/?id=148F.075
Mississippi
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 24 biennualy
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitation indicated
6.
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Yes but no more than 20 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 24 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
Accept with a limit of no more than 6 hrs this way and ethics
hours may not be obtained in this manner
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
Accepted but no more than 25% of the hours (10) can be
obtained online
Missouri
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 20 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 15 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 20 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted and limited to 34 hours
Montana
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 20 hours annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 20 hours annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 20 hours annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations
Nebraska
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 32 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 20 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 32 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 20 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 32 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 20 hours
7.
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limited to 15 hours
Nevada
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 15 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations stated
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 15 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations
New Hampshire
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 48 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 10 hours
New Jersey
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations stated
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 15 hours
New Mexico
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 24 hours
8.
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 24 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 24 hours
New York
LPC Number of CEUs required per year None Required
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year None Required
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year None Required
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 60 hours triennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations
North Carolina
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
Distance learning must be preapproved by ASWB or NASW-
SC and limited to 20 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 20 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
Accepted if structured and monitored with contact to an
instructor
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 60 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 25% of total hours
North Dakota
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 15 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 30 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 10 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 25% of total hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 30 hours - must be addictive counseling related
Ohio
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
9.
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 15 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations if courses are approved by the board
Oklahoma
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 20 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 10 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 16 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 8 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 20 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 10 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 20 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
Oregon
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
No limitations as long as the courses meet content
requirements related to the scope of practice by the
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses
No limitations as long as the courses meet content
requirements related to the scope of practice by the
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses None indicated
Pennsylvania
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
10.
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 45 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted with no limitations
Puerto Rico
LPC Number of CEUs required per year No board for this profession
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year No board for this profession
Rhode Island LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online Limited to 20 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online Limited to 6 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online Limited to 20 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online Accpted with no limitations
South Carolina
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 15; 25 must be face-to-face
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 15; 25 must be face-to-face
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours
South Dakota
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 10 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours
Tennessee
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 10 clock hours annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses 5 hr limitation for online courses
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 12 annually
11.
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted and limited to no more than 2/3 of required hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 10 clock hours annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Accepted but limit of 5 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 15 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses accepted with limit of 6 hours
Texas
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 24 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 12 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
Utah
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 40 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 15 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
Vermont
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 20 hours biennuallyAcceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 5 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 20 hours biennually
http://vtprof
essionals.org
Special courses required (i.e.
domestic violence, HIV, ethics, 3 ethics
Annual Renewal Date Jan 31 biennially
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 10 hours
12.
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations if NAADAC approved
Virginia
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 20 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 20 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 20 annually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
Washington
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 36 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 26 hours
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 36 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 26 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 36 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 26 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
West Virginia
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 35 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours and NBCC approved courses only
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 50 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 35 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 20 hours and AAMFT approved courses only
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
Wisconsin
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
13.
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 30 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 21 hours
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 30 biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses Limited to 15 hours
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 40 hours biennually
Wyoming
LPC Number of CEUs required per year 45 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses NO limiations
LCSW Number of CEUs required per year 45 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses NO limiations
LMFT Number of CEUs required per year 45 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses NO limiations
Addiction Number of CEUs required per year 45 hours biennually
Acceptability and limits on online
courses No limitations
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