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ACEonline, LLC is approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board as a provider of continuing education courses.

The state of Ohio contracts with CE Broker to manage continuing education requirements for its licensed professionals.  



The Ohio Board licenses/certifes the following professions:

  • Licensed Professional Counselor

  • Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

  • Certificate of Registration as a Social Work Assistant

  • Licensed Social Worker

  • Licensed Independent Social Worker

  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

  • Licensed Independent Marriage and Family Therapist



General Rules:

  • Counselors, marriage and family therapists, and social workers may earn all hours of continuing professional education per renewal period in distance learning credit as defined in paragraph (A)(11) of rule 4757-9-06 of the Administrative Code

  • Counselors, social workers and marriage and family therapists may use up to twelve hours from the prior renewal period for their current renewal, only if they had an excess of hours over thirty hours from the immediate prior renewal. This practice is known as "banking" continuing education hours (CEUs).


Licensure Renewal Requirements:


  • 30 clock hours of CEs, every two years from date issued

  • For persons holding multiple licenses, you must satisfy the CE requirements for each license, but CEs taken to renew one license may be applied to renew the other licenses, as long as those CEs are approved for the other licenses or certificates, as well

Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors

  • 30 CEs in the following program areas of counselor training listed in section 4757.22 of the Revised Code: human growth and development; counseling theory: counseling techniques; group dynamics, processing, and counseling; appraisal of individuals; research and evaluation; professional, legal and ethical responsibilities; social and cultural foundations; lifestyles and career development; clinical psychopathology, personality and abnormal behavior; evaluation of mental and emotional status; diagnosis of mental and emotional disorders; methods of intervention and prevention of mental and emotional disorders; treatment of mental and emotional disorders; supervision, and administration. Administration subjects for continuing education are defined in paragraph (E)(1)(a)(iii) of rule 4757-17-01 of the Administrative Code

  • 3 CEs of which shall be in the area of ETHICS

  • LPC of LCPC Supervisors must complete 3 CEs in supervision, every two years

Certificate of Registration as Social Work Assistant/Licensed Social Worker/Licensed Independent Social Worker

  • 30 CEs in social work as defined in division (C) of section 4757.01 of the Revised Code. Content areas for continuing education may include: social work theory; social work methods; human development and behavior; social welfare and policy; social work values and ethics; social work research; social work supervision; social work administration; and/or social work with special populations.

  • 3 CEs of which shall be in the area of ETHICS

  • 1st time renewal:  Mandatory completion of social work theory course and social work methods course at an accredited educational institution. These courses shall be upper division or graduate level courses taken in social work departments in which the licensee received a grade of C- or higher.

  • ISW Supervisors must complete 3 CEs in supervision

Marriage and Family Therapists/Independent Marriage and Family Therapists

  • 30 CEs in the following program areas listed in section 4757.30 of the Revised Code: research, professional ethics, marriage and family studies, marriage and family therapy, human development, appraisal of individuals and families, systems theory, and supervision

  • 3 CEs of which shall be in the area of ETHICS

  • IMFT or MFT Supervisors must complete 3 CEs in supervision, every two years.  Only the American Association for marriage and family therapy supervision refresher course or an equivalent course, as defined in 4757-29- 01(F)(3), may be used to meet this requirement.

Click here to see Ohio Revised Code Chapter 4757 and Ohio Administrative Code 4757

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