Continuing Education for LPCs in South Dakota

CE requirements for SD professional counselors (LPC, LPC-MH):

  • Must complete 40 hours of continuing education every 2 years, including 4 hours of professional ethics
  • Supervisors must also complete 4 hours of supervision among the 40 hours
  • Board accepts online learning

CE Approvals: The South Dakota Board of Counselors and Marriage and Family Therapist Examiners accepts programs offered by APA or NBCC approved providers. At Health is an APA approved provider. 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.

SD LPCs can earn 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 South Dakota continuing education regulations, go to

Page last modified or reviewed by on Jun 15, 2018.