Continuing Education (CE) for Florida LMFT

Attention: Several states and disciplines have relaxed requirements regarding live / in person Continuing Education due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Please check with your board to see the most current requirements.

CE requirements for licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT) in Florida:

  • 30 hours of CE every 2 years as follows:
  • General Hours – 25 hours
  • Ethics and Boundaries – 3 hours Click here to see the ethics courses in our catalog.
  • Medical Errors – 2 hours (All medical errors courses must be approved by the Florida Board. does not currently offer a medical errors course.)
  • In addition, Florida marriage and family therapists are required to take 3 hours on Florida Laws and Rules every third renewal. These hours are included in the 25 general hours. ( has numerous courses that meet the requirement for Ethics and Boundaries referenced above. However, does not currently offer a Laws and Rules course.)
  • 2 hours on Domestic Violence - (Due every 6 years. These hours are included in the 25 required general hours) The following course meets this requirement: Domestic Violence: Counseling Clients Involved with Violent Intimate Partners

CE Approvals

The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling accepts courses from APA approved providers. At Health, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

There is no limit on the number of hours that can be earned through online or home study courses.

Licenses expire March 31, odd-numbered years.

Florida marriage and family therapists (LMFT) can earn 25 of their general credits and 3 of their ethics and boundaries credits online through

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

Florida CE Regulations for LMFT

Page last modified or reviewed by on Sep 28, 2020.

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