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 providers approved by NBCC. At Health is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP #6719).

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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