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Approval in Florida

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling CE Information

  • 50-315

Next Renewal: Mar 30th, 2025

30 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 30 may be earned with

Applies To:

  • Florida Social Workers
  • Florida Counselors
  • Florida Marriage & Family Therapists’s distant learning courses meet qualifications for continuing education credit for MFT’s, LCSW’s, LMHC’s, as required by the Florida Board, and is fully compatible with Florida’s CE Broker system. Simply enter your Florida state license code using the link provided in your member account.

Licensees are required to completed 30 credit hours every renewal period.
Continuing Education Requirements:
- General Hours: 25 hours required every biennium
- Medical Errors: 2 hours required every biennium
- Ethics & Boundaries or Telehealth: 3 hours required every biennium ( you must alternate this requirement. If you take ethics for one renewal, you must take telehealth for the next.)
- Laws & Rules: 3 hours required every third biennium
- Domestic Violence: 2 hours required every third biennium

Qualified Supervisors must take a 4 credit Qualified Supervisor training every third biennium. We do not currently offer a course that meets this requirement.

View the “Special Requirements” tab for ethics, laws and rules, medical errors, and domestic violence courses that are approved by the board., a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved to offer continuing education courses by the Association of State Social Work Boards (ASWB #1020) and National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC #5951). CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

4042 Bald Cypress Way
Tallahassee , FL
Phone: 850-488-0595

Prevention of Medical Errors, 2 CE credit hours

We recommend Medical (Behavioral Healthcare Practice) Errors, course # 101522.

Laws and Rules, 3 CE credit hours

Every third biennum after initial licensure, a licensee must complete 3 hour laws and rules continuing education units. This is the only course that offer for that requirement and it can be taken once each renewal period.

Sex Therapy Training (Applies only for sex therapist)

This specialized topic requires special board approval.

  • We do not currently offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

Hypnosis Training (Applies only for those performing hypnotherapy)

Courses for this specialized topic require special approval from the board.

  • We do not currently offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

Supervisory Initial Training (Applies to supervisors), 12 CE credit hours

Courses for this specialized topic of training requires special approval from the board and it must be 16 hours of live interaction training. This requirement cannot be fulfilled with online coursework. Please check your state board requirements.

This requirement cannot be completed with online coursework.

Qualified Supervisor Renwal Course, 4 CE credit hours

This course meets the requirement of section 64B-6.0025 for qualified supervisors looking to renew their qualified supervisor status.

  • We do not currently offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

View All 482 Courses Currently 482 of our courses are available for Social Workers, Counselors, and Marriage & Family Therapists regulated by Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling. These are just a few examples!

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

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