Continuing Education in Massachusetts | The Affirmative Couch

Continuing Education in Massachusetts

Psychologist (PhD/PsyD):

1. Do CEs from the Affirmative Couch count for my state and license?

Yes.

The Affirmative Couch, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Affirmative Couch, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

2. How many CEs are required by my state?

Twenty (20) hours of continuing education (CE) every 2 years.

3. How many CEs can be taken online by my state?

All 20 hours can be taken online.

Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEP):

1. Do CEs from the Affirmative Couch count for my state and license?

Yes.

The Affirmative Couch, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Affirmative Couch, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

2. How many CEs are required by my state?

Thirty (30) hours of continuing education CE every 2 years

3. How many CEs can be taken online by my state?

Fifteen (15) of the required hours can be taken online or via home study.

LMFT:

1. Do CEs from the Affirmative Couch count for my state and license?

No.

From the board website: “CE credits are acceptable if approved by American Assoc. Marriage & Family Therapy (AAMFT) or Massachusetts Assoc. Marriage & Family Therapist (MAMFT).”

Social Workers:

1. Do CEs from the Affirmative Couch count for my state and license?

Yes. Licensees can take up to 25% of their credits from APA approved providers.

The Affirmative Couch, LLC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Affirmative Couch, LLC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

2. How many CEs are required by my state?

  • LICSW – 30 hours of continuing education every 2 years
  • LCSW – 20 hours of continuing education every 2 years
  • LSW – 15 hours of continuing education every 2 years
  • LSWA – 10 hours of continuing education every 2 years

3. How many CEs can be taken online by my state?

Can take all required hours online

LMHC:

1. Do CEs from the Affirmative Couch count for my state and license?

No. All CEs for Professional Counselors in Massachusetts need to be from an NBCC provider. The Affirmative Couch, LLC is not a NBCC provider at this time, but hopes to be in the future.

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