• 36 hours of continuing education (CE), including 6 hours of professional law and ethics, every 2 years
  • LMFTs are also required to take a 6 hour course in suicide assessment, treatment, and managementevery 6 years. These 6 hours count toward the required 36 hours. Our course is listed on the WA State Department of Health Model List.
  • WA state LMFTs can earn 26 of the 36 hours through distance learning courses
  • The WA State Board of Health accepts courses from providers approved by local, state, national and international organizations that are industry-recognized, such as APA, NBCC, AAMFT, and others.

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.