Mississippi State Board of Examiners for Licensed Professional Counselors

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Continuing Education Hours

Continuing Education Hours for Renewal
  • 24 CE hours are needed for renewal.
  • 6 must involve topics in professional ethics or legal issues in the delivery of counseling services
  • Board Qualified Supervisor (BQS) renewal coincides with LPC renewal.
  • A Qualified Supervisor will need to complete a minimum of one (1) hour of supervision continuing education per year; a minimum of two (2) hours per renewal period.
  • Hours to be reported must be for the time period since your last renewal. i.e. 2015 renewals report continuing education hours for the period July 1, 2013 - June 30, 2015.

Approved Continuing Education Criteria - Rule 6.2(C)
Continuing Education approved by the following entities, and others, that meet standards similar to or exceeding those required by Board:

  • American Counseling Association
  • American Mental Health Counselors Association
  • Mississippi Counseling Association
  • American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • The National Board of Certified Counselors

Search for an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider

Refer to the NBCC website for other ways to earn credits.
i.e. College/University professors may earn limited number of credit hours for NEW program development with proper documentation.