Continuing Education (CE) for LMFTs in West Virginia

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 marriage and family therapists in West Virginia (LMFT ):

  • 35 hours of CE every 2 years, including 3 hours in professional ethics that must include training in the AAMFT Code of Ethics, and 2 hours in mental health conditions specific to veterans and family members of veterans.
  • Training specific to veterans and their family members should include whether clients or their family members are veterans, screening for conditions such as PTSD, readjustment issues, intermittent explosive and related disorders, addiction, risk and prevention of suicide, and the need for family and/or marital counseling.
  • 20 hours can be taken online or home study if offered by an AAMFT approved provider.

CE Approvals

The WV Board of Examiners in Counseling accepts programs offered from AAMFT approved sponsors. At Health CE programs are not available to LMFTs in WV at this time.

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

CE Requirements for West Virginia LMFTs

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

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