Continuing Education for MFTs in New Jersey

CE requirements for NJ marriage and family therapists (LMFT):

  • 40 hours of CE every 2 years, including 5 credits in ethics related to marriage and family therapy and 3 credits in social and cultural competence
  • 20 credits can be earned online

CE Approvals: The NJ State Board of Marriage and Family Therapy Examiners accepts courses from providers approved by NBCC. At Health is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP #6719).

NJ marriage and family therapists 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 NJ continuing education regulations, go to

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