40 hours every 2 years

Sponsor Approval: NBCC

Home study accepted? A maximum of 20 hours

Submission deadline: 9/30 even years

Home study courses will be allowed if the following criteria are met:
1. The program is recognized by the National Board for Certified Counselors(NBCC) or American
Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) or meets all of the criteria in 645—32.3(272C)

2. An official transcript, verification or certificate of completion is presented after successful
completion of the course.

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state’s licensure requirements. To view your state’s continuing education regulations, click the link below.

Website: http://idph.iowa.gov/Licensure/Iowa-Board-of-Behavioral-Science/Continuing-Education