Continuing Education for Licensed Professional Counselors in New Jersey

CE requirements for NJ professional counselors (LPC, LAC) and rehabilitation counselors (LRC):

  • 40 hours of CE every 2 years, including 5 credits in ethics and 3 credits in social and cultural competency
  • Board accepts online courses

CE Approvals: The NJ Professional Counselor Examiners Committee accepts courses from APA approved providers. At Health is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. At Health maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

New Jersey LPCs and LACs and LRCs can earn all 40 of their CE 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 NJ continuing education regulations, go to

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