CE Requirements for Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT) in Texas

A licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT) in Texas must complete 30 hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years, including a minimum of 6 credit hours in ethics.

A licensed marriage and family therapist (LMFT Associate) in Texas must complete 15 hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years, including a minimum of 6 credit hours in ethics.

CE Approval

At Health meets the requirements set forth by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists for Continuing Education (Section 801.264).
To be acceptable for the purposes of license renewal or satisfaction of disciplinary stipulations, the education must be received from a CE provider that:
1. ensures the education provided is related to the practice of marriage and family therapy
2. ensures the individual(s) presenting the information have the necessary experience and knowledge in the topic(s) presented
3. verifies attendance of participants and provides participants with a letter or certificate of attendance displaying the licensee's name, topic covered, date course was taken, and hours of credit earned
4. maintains all CE records and documentation for at least 3 years
5. provides participants a mechanism for evaluation of each CE activity

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State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Texas continuing education regulations, click the button below.

CE Requirements for Texas MFT and LMFT

Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Jul 30, 2019.

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