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Approval in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors

Applies To:

  • Pennsylvania Social Workers
  • Pennsylvania Counselors
  • Pennsylvania Marriage & Family Therapists

CE-Credit.com’s distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for MFT’s, and Social Workers, as set forth by the Pennsylvania Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, & Professional Counselors.

** Effective January 1, 2021, licensees are permitted to renew their license at their next renewal that comes after January 1, 2021, utilizing CE obtained through either traditional, in-person courses or by means of distance learning. This means that licensees may satisfy up to 100 percent of their CE requirements for their next renewal with hours obtained entirely through online courses from providers of distance education that meet the applicable board’s continuing education requirements.**

30 credit hours needed by February 28 odd-numbered year.

20 credit hours may be distant learning (online/homestudy) courses. Home study courses must be indicated as such on the certificates of attendance. We have a customization line of the certificate where you can type in “Homestudy Course”.

3 of the required 30 clock hours must be related to ethical issues. Each course taken in ethics must be 2 hours long even though the hours do not need to be contiguous.

1 credit hour must be in suicide prevention.

CE-Credit.com, a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved to offer continuing education courses by the Association of State Social Work Boards (ASWB #1020). CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors
Phone – (717) 783-1389
https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/SocialWorkersMarriageanFamilyTherapistsandProfessionalCounselors/Pages/default.aspx

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please let us know!

Pennsylvania Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors uses the term credit hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CE credit hours. On CE-Credit.com these terms may be considered synonymous.

Contact Info

State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors
Phone – (717) 783-1389
https://www.dos.pa.gov/ProfessionalLicensing/BoardsCommissions/SocialWorkersMarriageanFamilyTherapistsandProfessionalCounselors/Pages/default.aspx

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Pennsylvania:

  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Marriage & Family Therapists

Please Note:

Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.