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Approval for Counselors in North Carolina

Overview: North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselors

  • Provider: NBCC #5951
  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Next Renewal: Jun 30, 2020
  • Total Requirement: 40 credit hours required; All 40 may be earned with
    North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselors has special CE requirements. Those requirements are listed below.
  • Requirement: Ethics, 3 credit hours

    All licensees, even those with new licenses issued for a period of less than 2 years, have this requirement for 3 hours of ethics.

    25 courses available. View Courses

  • Requirement: Supervision, 10 credit hours

    LPCS renewals must provide additional documentation of a minimum of ten (10) contact hours of continuing education training related to professional knowledge and competency in the field of counseling supervision. These contact hours are in addition to the forty (40) contact hours already required for a total of fifty (50).

    We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

  • General Information

    Provider Info

    • NBCC #5951’s distant learning courses are available for continuing education credit for Professional Counselors, as set forth by the North Carolina Board of Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors.

    40 continuing education credits by June 30th.
    3 credits must be in ethics.
    5 credits must be from the state provided jurisprudence exam (which counts as ethics).

    An LCMHCS must also have 10 additional credits in clinical supervision., a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved to offer continuing education courses by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC #5951). CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for the courses.

    Contact Info

    North Carolina Licensed Professional Counselors
    Phone: (844) 622-3572 or (336) 217-6007

    Applicability and Disclaimer

    This CE approval information applies to these professionals in North Carolina:

    • Counselors

    Please Note:

    Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

    State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.