Continuing Education (CE) for Licensed Professional Counselors in Virginia

Virginia Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC) must take:

  • Twenty (20) hours of continuing education (CE) each year, including two (2) hours of ethics courses
  • Renewal date: June 30 each year
  • Virginia Board of Counseling accepts online learning and home study

CE approvals:

The Virginia Board of Counseling accepts courses from providers approved by the APA. At Health is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

Virginia licensed professional counselors (LPCs) and licensed substance abuse treatment practitioners (LSATP) can take all twenty (20) of their CE credits online through

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

CE Regulations for Virginia Counselors

Page last modified or reviewed by on Jul 31, 2018.

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