Continuing Education for Connecticut MFTs

CE requirements for CT marital and family therapists (LMFT):

  • 15 CE hours, including a minimum of 1 hour of cultural competency, every year
  • Licensees must complete at least two hours of training during the first renewal period in which continuing education is required and not less than once every six years thereafter on the topic of mental health conditions common to veterans and family members of veterans, including (1) determining whether a patient is a veteran or family member of a veteran, (2) screening for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, risk of suicide, depression and grief, and (3) suicide prevention training.
  • Course content must be relevant to the practice of marriage and family therapy.
  • LMFTs can earn all 15 CE credits online

CE Approvals: The CT Department of Public Health will accept relevant courses from APA approved providers. At Health is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health maintains responsibility for the programs and their content.

CT LMFTs can earn all fifteen (15) of their continuing education credits online through View the course catalog at

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the CT continuing education regulations, go to

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