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Continuing Education and License Renewals for New Jersey Mental Health Counselors

Licensed New Jersey mental health counselors have a biennial license renewal with a November 30th deadline, even years. In order to renew a license, forty (40) continuing education hours is required.

 
PRLog - Nov. 14, 2012 - JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Licensed New Jersey mental health counselors have a biennial license renewal with a November 30th deadline, even years.  In order to renew a license, forty (40) continuing education hours is required.  All 40 hours of continuing education is allowed for home study if NBCC approved.  The board recognizes the National Board for Certified Counselors as a provider of New Jersey mental health counselors continuing education.

Five (5) hours of ethics and three (3) hours of social/cultural competency is required at each renewal.   The following are examples of current ethics courses available:  Ethics and Risk Management: Expert Tips and Ethics and Boundaries in Psychotherapy.

The primary goal of continuing education is to ensure the highest standards for the mental health counseling profession.  All licensees are required to participate in continuing education activities that will increase competence and skill achieved through prior educational experiences.

Professional Development Resources is approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors to sponsor continuing education for mental health counselors.  Professional Development Resources maintains all responsibility for programs and content.  New Jersey mental health counselors can earn all 40 hours of continuing education hours through online  coursework at Professional Development Resources: http://www.pdresources.org.

Requirements for Continuing Education

New Jersey mental health counselors are required as a condition of license renewal to complete a minimum of 40 continuing education hours  per licensure period, every two years – even years.

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