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Approval in North Carolina

North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselors CE Information

  • NBCC 5951

40 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 40 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • North Carolina Counselors

Addiction Counselor CE’s distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for Professional Counselors, as set forth by the North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors.

40 continuing education credits by June 30th.
3 credits must be in ethics.
5 credits must be from the state provided jurisprudence exam (which counts as ethics).

An LCMHCS must also have 10 additional credits in clinical supervision.

Addiction Counselor CE, a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved to offer continuing education courses by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC #5951). CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for the courses.

Board Contact Info

North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselors
Phone: (844) 622-3572 or (336) 217-6007

Ethics, 3 CE credit hours

All licensees, even those with new licenses issued for a period of less than 2 years, have this requirement for 3 hours of ethics.

Supervision, 10 CE credit hours

LPCS renewals must provide additional documentation of a minimum of ten (10) contact hours of continuing education training related to professional knowledge and competency in the field of counseling supervision. These contact hours are in addition to the forty (40) contact hours already required for a total of fifty (50).

  • We do not currently offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

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