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Approval in Florida

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

  • Provider Info:

    • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling 50-315
  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 30 credit hours required; All 30 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.
    Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling has special CE requirements. Those requirements are listed below.

Applies To:

  • Florida Social Workers
  • Florida Counselors
  • Florida Marriage & Family Therapists
Provider reports CE/CME to to CE Broker

Addiction Counselor CE’s distant learning courses meet qualifications for continuing education credit for MFT’s, LCSW’s, LMHC’s, as required by the Florida Board.

Florida is the first state to begin using fully electronic CE reporting. Addiction Counselor CE is fully compatible with Florida’s CE Broker system. Simply enter your Florida state license code using the link provided in your member account.

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
Laws & Rules – 3 hours required every third biennium
Domestic Violence – 2 hours required every third biennium

Please Note The special requirement for “Laws and Rules” is a new requirement that was instituted by the Florida Board. Within the 30 required renewal CE’s, you must now complete a 3 hour laws and rules update course every third biennium.

Current licensees would need to complete the course by the biennium ending 3/31/21.

Licensees in their first biennium, (which are exempt from CE’s for renewal) would need to meet the requirement by the biennium ending 3/31/21.

The Laws and Rules course is listed below under Special Requirements.

Addiction Counselor CE, 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
Website

  • Requirement: Prevention of Medical Errors, 2 credit hours

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

    1 course available. View Course

  • Requirement: Laws and Rules, 3 credit hours

    Every third biennum after initial licensure, a licensee must complete 3 hour laws and rules continuing education units.

    1 course available. View Course

  • Requirement: Ethics and Boundary, 3 credit hours

    14 courses available. View Courses

  • Requirement: Domestic Violence, 2 credit hours

    Every third renewal, you must complete a two hour continuing education course on domestic violence.

    11 courses available. View Courses

  • Requirement: Telehealth, 3 credit hours

    3 courses available. View Courses

  • Requirement: Sex Therapy Training (Applies only for sex therapist)

    This specialized topic requires special board approval.

    We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

  • Requirement: Hypnosis Training (Applies only for those performing hypnotherapy)

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

    We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

  • Requirement: Supervisory Training ((Applies to supervisors), 16 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.

View All Courses Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling accepts individual courses only. Currently 385 of our courses are available for social workers, counselors, and marriage & family therapists licensed 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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  • Clinical Practice in the Age of Technology – Pamela Harmell, PhD
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  • Helping Clients Maintain Mental Health and Addictions Recovery Through the Storm: Catastrophes and Pandemics – Mark Sanders, LCSW, CADC
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Disclaimer

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

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please let us know!

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling uses the term credit hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CE credit hours. On Addiction Counselor CE these terms may be considered synonymous.

Contact Info

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

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Florida:

  • Social Workers
  • Counselors
  • Marriage & Family Therapists

Please Note:

Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.