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Approval in Pennsylvania

  • Provider
    • APA
    • ASWB ACE 1020
    • NBCC 5951
  • Next Renewal: Feb 27th, 2025
  • 30 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 20 may be earned with
Pennsylvania Board of Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors has special CE requirements. Those requirements are listed below.

Applies To:

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

30 credit hours needed by February 28th, odd-numbered year.
Twenty (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”.

The 30 hours shall include 2 hours of the mandated Act 31 Child Abuse Reporter Training (we do not offer a course that meets this requirement.), 3 hours in ethics and 1 hour in suicide prevention., 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

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