Required Ethics Continuing Education Hours

Many states require Ethics courses. Below please find a listing of the hours of Ethics required in your state. Please click this link for a complete listing of the hours required in your state. Accreditations/Approvals

StateCounselorMFTPsychologistSocial Worker
Alabama LPC 6/2; ALC 2/1 3 0 3
Alaska 3 2 3 3
Arizona 3 3 4 3
Arkansas 3 2 0 3
California 6 6 0 any more 6
Colorado n/a n/a n/a n/a
Connecticut 0 0 n/a 0
Delaware 0 0 0 3
District of Columbia 6 6 3 6 face-to-face
Florida 3 3 3 3
Georgia 5 "Continuing education hours in professional ethics cannot be obtained through independent study, or online." 5 Continuing education hours in professional ethics cannot be obtained through independent study, or online. 3 face-to-face 5 Continuing education hours in professional ethics cannot be obtained through independent study, or online.
Hawaii n/a 6/3 n/a 3
Idaho 1 face-to-face 3 4 1
Illinois 0 0 3 3
Indiana 2/2 really 1 each year 2 6 2
Iowa 3 3 6 3
Kansas 3 3 3 3
Kentucky 0 3 3 3
Louisiana 3 3 2 3
Maine 4 4 3 6
Maryland 0 0 3 3 face to face
Massachusetts 0 0 0 0
Michigan 0 0 0 5
Minnesota 0 0 0 2
Mississippi 6/2 4 face-to-face 2 4
Missouri 0 0 0 3
Montana 0 0 0 0
Nebraska 2 2 0 0
Nevada 3 3 6 LCSW/LISW 3/2; LSW/LASW 2/2
New Hampshire 6 6 6 6
New Jersey 5 5 0 5
New Mexico 6 6 5 0
New York 0 0 0 0
North Carolina 3 3 3 4
North Dakota 3 6 3 2
Ohio 3 3 4 revised 2016 3
Oklahoma 3 face-to-face 3 face-to-face 3 3
Oregon 6 6/2 4 Ethics and 4 Culltural Comp. 6
Pennsylvania 3 3 3 3
Rhode Island 0 0 0 3
South Carolina 0 0 0 0
South Dakota 4 4 0 0
Tennessee 3 3 0 3
Texas 4 6 3 6
Utah 6/2 6 6 3
Vermont 4 4 6 1.5
Virginia 2 2 1.5 2
Washington 6 6 4 6
West Virginia 3 3 3 0
Wisconsin 4 4 6 4 interactive
Wyoming 3 3 0 3