Vermont-licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) have a biennial license renewal deadline on November 30th, even years. In order to renew a license, twenty (20) board approved continuing education hours are required. Ten (10) hours of continuing education are allowed from home study. Of the twenty hours, four (4) hours of ethics are required at each renewal. The board recognizes the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as a provider of Vermont MFT continuing education.
The main purpose of continuing education is to ensure the highest possible standards for the marriage and family therapist profession. All licensees are required to participate in continuing educational opportunities that will build upon existing competence and knowledge gained from from prior educational activities.
Professional Development Resources is approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) to offer home study continuing education for MFTs and NCCs (Provider #5590). We adhere to NBCC guidelines. Vermont MFTs can earn up to 10 hours of continuing education through online coursework @ https://www.pdresources.org/.
Continuing Education Requirements
Vermont MFTs are required as a condition of license renewal to complete a minimum of twenty (20) hours of continuing educational activities per biennial renewal period, even years.