North Carolina-licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) are required to obtain 20 hours of continuing education (CE) credits each year for license renewal on June 30th. 3 hours must be in the area of professional ethics. [The previous requirement was 12 hours per year and ethics was not required.]
CE courses that by title and content deal with marriage and family therapy practice and therapeutic issues, ethics and supervision of marriage and family therapy shall be approved by the Board.
Evidence of completion shall consist of a certificate of completion signed by the continuing education provider and shall include date(s) of attendance, number of hours, name of attendee, and name of course.
Professional Development Resources is approved as a provider of continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB Provider #1046, ACE Program); by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC Provider #5590) and by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for MFTs. North Carolina MFTs can obtain all 20 hours for renewal through online home study courses offered @ http://www.pdresources.org/Courses/Marriage-and-Family/AllCourses/CourseID/1/