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Approval in New York

New York Education Department Board of Marriage and Family Therapy

  • Provider
    • MFT-0045
  • 36 CE credit hours required every 3 years — 12 may be earned with

Applies To:

  • New York Marriage & Family Therapists

Each LMFT must complete 36 hours of approved continuing education courses for each triennial registration period. No more than 12 hours of continuing education activities in any 36 month period, or one-third of the total hours in periods of other length, may consist of self-study educational activities from New York State Education Department approved providers.

The New York State Education Department approval will be indicated on each course page on the CE approval tab.

For those licensees whose registrations are due to renew March 1, 2020 – July 1, 2022, all 36 credit hours may be earned with See this blog post for more information .

Board Contact Info

NY State Education Department
Office of the Professions
State Board for Mental Health Practitioners
89 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12234-1000
518-474-3817, Press 1 then ext. 450 (voice)
518-486-2981 (fax)
[email protected]

View All Courses New York Education Department Board of Marriage and Family Therapy accepts individual courses only. Currently 412 of our courses are available for marriage & family therapists licensed by New York Education Department Board of Marriage and Family Therapy. These are just a few examples!

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