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Approval in Maryland

Maryland Board of Professional Counselors & Therapists

  • Provider
    • NBCC 5951
    • NAADAC 192243
  • 40 CE Credit hours required every 2 years — 10 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • Maryland Counselors
  • Maryland Addiction Counselors

40 hours every 2 yrs. (Recertification returns to a two year cycle in 2013).

10 hours allowed through distant learning (online/homestudy).

Maryland does not accept distance learning for initial certification requirements.

The 10 hours of distance learning accepted for relicensure can only be applied from the second renewal period forward – distance learning can not be used on the initial (first) relicensure period.

Board Contact Info

Maryland Board of Professional Counselors and Therapists
4201 Patterson Avenue, Suite 316
Baltimore, MD 21215
Telephone: (410) 764-4732
Fax: (410) 358-1610
https://health.maryland.gov/bopc/Pages/index.aspx

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

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