The processing time for a renewal application is up to four (4) weeks. If your license must be verified by an employer, insurance company or other 3rd party, on July 1, 2018, you must submit your renewal application to the Board office on or before May 30, 2018. All LMFTs are required to complete thirty-five (35) contact hours of approved continuing education to renew the LMFT license. Included in the 35 hours, the following shall be completed:
The LMFT shall complete three (3) contact hours in LMFT ethics based on the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) code of ethics.
Effective July 1, 2017 the LPC & LMFT shall complete 2 hrs. of CE related to the mental health conditions specific to veterans and their families. Approved trainings for this new requirement will include "VA APPROVED" after the training title in the CE calendar found at the Approved CE tab. The licensee may instead complete this requirement via online or homestudy CE training that is AAMFT, NBCC or ACA approved and meets the following criteria: Training specific to veterans and family members of veterans may include, but not be limited to, inquiring about whether clients are veterans or family members of veterans; screening for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder; readjustment issues; risk of suicide and prevention of suicide; military sexual assault; and depression and grief.