The Massachusets Board of Registration of Allied Mental Health and Human Services Professionals states that CE Sponsors 'may include, but are not limited to, colleges and universities, professional institutes, other workshop providers, and other professional training organizations.' The National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) is stipulated as an approved source of Continuing Education for LMHCs. We are NBCC ACEP #6338. Our course credits will be accepted by the MA board. You can take 50% of your required course hours online.
The Board states that it accepts CE courses and credits which are approved by the American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). The AAMFT has historically stated that it accepts CE courses approved by its member states including the State of Texas - and CEU By Net is an approved CE Provider for LMFTs in Texas (LMFT CE Provider #192). We are also approved by AAMFT Member State Boards in California and Florida. You may wish to check with your Board regarding acceptablity of these credentials. You can take 50% of your course credits online.
For SOCIAL WORKERS:
The State Board in Massachusetts automatically approves our courses for CE Credit for Social Workers, per published rules:
(2) Approval by Recognized Entity – A continuing education course or program, OTHER THAN an individual continuing education activity approved for credit pursuant to 258 CMR 31.04(4) below, MAY ABE USED to satisfy the continuing education requirements set forth in 258 CMR 31.03(1) ONLY IF it has been reviewed and approved by a RECOGNIZED ENTITY, as defined in 258 CMR 31.02 above. A CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE OR PROGRAM SHALL BE DEEMED TO HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY A RECOGNIZED ENTITY IF:
b. The course or program has been reviewed and approved by ASWB as an Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program;
c. The course or program has been APPROVED FOR continuing education credit by a GOVERNMENTAL AGENCY IN ANY OTHER STATE, province, territory or political subdivision of the United States or Canada WHICH IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE LICENSURE, CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION OF SOCIAL WORKERS.
NOTE: We are approved by FOUR (4) State Boards for examination and licensure of Social Workers (TX, CA, FL, AL). As a side-note: All of these State Boards are ASWB Board Members.
For SUBSTANCE ABUSE COUNSELORS:
As seen here on the Commonwealth of Massechusets websight pertaining to Continuing Education for Substance Abuse Counselors, there are a number of regulatory organizations which are automatically recognized as approved sources of continuing education, and CEU By Net is a licensed CE Provider for several of them. You can take every course on our website for Massachusetts credit.
Below, CEU By Net has listed the entities for which we are an approved or licensed CE provider, which appear on Massachusetts' approved list. The verification of our status for the highlighted entities is printed on the CE Certificates. Massachusets Alcohol and Drug Counselors can take every course on our website for licensure renewal.
"Recognized Entities – an accredited educational institution, professional organization, training institute, governmental body, recognized certifying body or other entity which has been recognized or authorized by the Department to sponsor, conduct or approve continuing education programs for alcohol and drug counselors/assistants. Recognized Entities include:
National Board for Certified Counselors
National Association of Alcohol and Drug Counselors
International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium,
Employee Assistance Certification Commission
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