CE Requirements for MFT Licensing

CE Requiremnents for LMFT & LCSWs


All BBS-licensees (LMFTs, LCSW, LPCC, LEP) must obtain 36 continuing education (CE) credit/hours every two (2)- year license renewal period. Newly licensed individuals must complete a minimum of 18 hours of CE prior to their first renewal. Licensees must complete six (6) credit/hours of CE in law and ethics each renewal period (L&E/CE). The Continuing Education and License Renewal Information Brochure a helpful publication for keeping licensees informed of new continuing education requirements.


Continuing education must be taken from an acceptable CE Provider that is approved by the Board of Behavioral Sciences, A Board-recognized approval agency, or is an accredited or approved post-secondary institution. Licensees should verify a provider's approval status at the time of the course to make sure CE credit/hours are valid.

To assist you with the task of maintaining your Continuing Education records, CAMFT has created a FREE tool that guides you on how to track your continuing education hours.  The templates, available to members only, were designed by the CAMFT Legal Team to provide you with the information you need to track the continuing education hours required by the BBS for renewal.

CE Initial Renewal Log 
* For newly licensed Individuals to use in their first licensure renewal period.

CE Renew Log