All LMFT- Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist licenses expire on 6/30/2019.
Annual LMFT License Renewal: Effective July 1, 2017, a licensee shall renew his or her license annually on or before June 30 and is subject to the annual license renewal fee of $145.00 (Per Series 10, LMFT License Renewal and Continuing Education Rules & Series 9, LMFT Fees Rule.)
IMPORTANT NOTE: The reporting of completed Continuing Education remains on a biennium basis and, for the LMFT, shall be submitted with the 2020 Annual LMFT license renewal materials. Therefore, the LMFT will not submit the continuing education information in 2019, rather, will include the reporting of completed continuing education in 2020 (before the 6/30/2020 expiration date.)
2019 Annual LMFT license renewal notices will be emailed to the LMFT's email address on file, AND will be posted to the Home Page of the Board's website in March, 2019. Upon approval, the new expiration date will be 6/30/2020.
The processing time for a renewal application is up to six (6) weeks. If your license must be verified by an employer, insurance company or other 3rd party, on July 1, 2019, you must submit your renewal application to the Board office on or before May 20, 2019.
All LMFTs are required to complete thirty-five (35) contact hours of approved continuing education to renew the LMFT license. Included in the 35 hours, the following shall be completed:
The LMFT shall complete three (3) contact hours in LMFT ethics based on the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapists (AAMFT) code of ethics.
Effective July 1, 2017 the LPC & LMFT shall complete 2 hrs. of CE related to the mental health conditions specific to veterans and their families. Approved trainings for this new requirement will include "VA APPROVED" after the training title in the CE calendar found at the Approved CE tab. The licensee may instead complete this requirement via online or homestudy CE training that is AAMFT, NBCC or ACA approved and meets the following criteria: Training specific to veterans and family members of veterans may include, but not be limited to, inquiring about whether clients are veterans or family members of veterans; screening for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder; readjustment issues; risk of suicide and prevention of suicide; military sexual assault; and depression and grief.