New Jersey Counselors – License Renewal & CE Requirements

New Jersey-licensed counselors are required to renew their licenses every 2 years on November 30th, of even years. 40 hours of continuing education are required for renewal. 5 of those hours must be in ethics and 3 hours must be in social/cultural competency. The New Jersey Professional Counselor Examiners Committee accepts courses approved by NBCC, APA, and NAADAC and has no limit on hours obtained through online or home study coursework.

Professional Development Resources is approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) to offer home study continuing education for NCCs (Provider #5590). We adhere to NBCC guidelines. Professional Development Resources is also approved as a provider of continuing education by the National Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC, Provider #000279) and the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Professional Development Resources maintains responsibility for all programs and content. Over 150 online and mail order home study courses are available to meet the CE needs of New Jersey Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, MFTs, SLPs, OTs and RDs.