Continuing Education for Louisiana Professional Counselors

CE requirements for LA professional counselors (LPC):

  • 40 clock hours of CE every 2 years, including 3 hours in ethics and 6 hours in diagnosis under DSM-5
  • Board approved supervisors must earn 3 clock hours in supervision as part of the 40 required hours for renewal
  • Maximum of 20 hours can be earned online
  • Maximum of 10 hours can be obtained through homestudy (ex. video presentations)

CE Approvals: The Louisiana Licensed Professional Counselors Board of Examiners accepts courses from NBCC approved providers. At Health, Inc. is approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6719. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. At Health, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

LA professional counselors can earn 20 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 LA continuing education regulations, go to

Page last modified or reviewed by on September 11, 2016