CE Requirements for Mental Health Counselors (LMHC) in Iowa

Licensed mental health counselors (LMHC) in Iowa are required to take 40 hours of continuing education every 2 years, including a minimum of 3 hours of ethics.

Renewal date for IA LMHC is September 30 of even-numbered years.

The IA Board of Behavioral Science accepts courses from NBCC approved providers. At Health (athealth.com) is an NBCC approved CE provider (ACEP #6719).

Iowa LMHCs can earn twenty (20) of their CE credits online through athealth.com. Click here to view the course catalog

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view the Iowa continuing education regulations, go to https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/ACO/chapter/645.32.pdf

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