Continuing Education for Mental Health Counselors in Indiana

CE requirements for IN mental health counselors (LMHCs, LMHCAs):

  • 40 CE credits every 2 years (20 credits per year), with a minimum of 1 credit earned each year (2 credits per renewal period) in the area of ethics and professional conduct, including boundary issues
  • Must earn a minimum of 50% of credits from Category I, which includes online/home study programs such as computer, audio, and video
  • May obtain a maximum of 50% of credit from Category II, which includes self-directed learning such as journal reading
  • LMHCs and LMHCAs can earn all their credits from Category I

CE Approvals: The Indiana Behavioral Health and Human Services Licensing Board accepts courses provided by APA, NBCC, NAADAC, and ASWB approved providers. At Health is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP #6719).

Mental health counselors in IN 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 IN continuing education regulations, go to

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