|1. Continuing Education (CE) Provider & Program
a. CE Provider Application
For individual or business wanting to apply for an initial
CEU Provider applicationa fee of $125 is required starting 4/1/2012.
Email Patty Miller for a renewal form, which also includes a fee
of $125: email
b.CE Program Application
or business wanting approval of a single CEU program, which includes
a fee of $30 starting 4/1/2012
2. CE Provider & Program Listings
Listing of approved CEU providers - provider
programs are not listed - you must contact them for details.
b.CE Program Listing
of approved CEU programs - individual programs are listed by Approval
Code, which tells you what licenses it is approved for and then
by city. You can search the PDF file in Reader programs by selecting
" on the top of the page and then "Find"
You can search for any word or number.
3. Continuing Education Audit Form
A. Licensees who author journal articles
or books on subjects related to counseling, social work, or
marriage and family therapy, and which meet the following requirements
may earn CE credit:
Journal articles shall be published in refereed journals.
2. Chapters authored by licensees in books acceptable under
this rule shall be treated as journal articles.
3. Reprints or republications of previously published materials
either in name or substantive content are not acceptable as continuing
4. Continuing professional education for publications having
joint authorship shall be divided equally among the authors.
5. Links to the Post Program Approval Forms are item 8
at the Top list
B. Licensees who conduct presentations
on subjects related to counseling, social work, or marriage and
family therapy. Credit shall be granted for first time preparation
and presentation of an in-service training workshop, a seminar or
a conference presentation, which is related to the enhancement of
counseling, social work, or marriage and family therapy practice,
values, skills, or knowledge.
C. Licensees wishing to explore and develop independent
learning opportunities, which are related to counseling, social
work, or marriage and family therapy and which meet the following
All independent options shall be pre-approved
by the board. In order to receive approval, individuals shall
submit an approval form to the board at least sixty days prior
to beginning the study.
The approval form shall be accompanied by the actual
study materials, a statement of the goals and objectives of the
study, an overview of the study methodology, and copies of the
evaluation tool that will be used at the completion of the study.
Here is a link to the form
for Independent Learning CEUs.
D.Appropriate college courses that
are documented by passing grades of "C-" or above on undergraduate
courses and "B-" or above for graduate courses from accredited educational
institutions; audited courses require documentation by a letter
from the professor noting the hours attended. Courses in your license
area are accepted without review. Master's level licensees need
to take master's level courses, LSW-BSW's need to take at least
bachelor's level courses, etc. Apply using the post-program approval
form below, only if the course is not in your area. E.g. a counselor
taking a social work course or a MFT taking a counselor course,
E.Professional counselors only may earn supervision CEUs
for three of the required six hours with a minimum of six hours
of peer supervision, which shall address one or more core
supervision content requirements, paragraphs (F)(1)(a)(i) to (F)(1)(a)(iv)
of rule 4757-17-01, and shall be with other licensed mental health
providers, and shall be documented as such, including participants'
names, topics discussed and dates met. No application required.
Document attendees (license #), dates & times, subject matter and
keep a copy with your CE certificates in case of audit.
a. Renewal Applications must be requested from
the board office. You can renew online using the UserID &
password printed on your renewal notice or by emailing or calling
the office for your UserID and Password (no paper is required).
You can renew online at Online
with your UserID and Password.
b.Please call 614-466-5436 or e-mail
6. Post Program CEU Approval Forms & Information
Licensees can receive program approval for the
below types of CEUs not pre-approved by the Board.
1. Out of state programs.
2. Online programs.
3. Home study courses.
4.College coursework taken in a related discipline, other than
that of your license. Coursework taken within the department of
your license is automatically approved.
5.Publications, Articles, Books and Teaching.
7. CEUs taken within the State of Ohio must be
CEUs taken within the State of Ohio must be Pre-Approved
by the CSWMFT Board and are not eligible for post program approval.
An exception to this rule: Marriage & Family Therapist are allowed
post program approval for programs, coursework in related disciplines
as well as programs approved for counselors and social workers.
This is due a limited amount of approved programs for MFT’s.
a. Post Program approval forms are to be submitted within
ninety (90) days of attending a program. To obtain post-program
approval, the licensee shall provide the following: ref: 4757-9-05
1. Documentation that the program presenter(s)
met the requirements of paragraph (A)(2)(a) of this rule;
2. A copy of the program brochure and other documentation,
if necessary, demonstrate that the program met the requirements
of paragraphs (A)(2)(b) to (A)(2)(f) of this rule;
3.A certificate of completion, transcripts, grade
card, or signed statement from the presenter to demonstrate
the licensee’s attendance at the program or course.
.Expect three weeks for your post program approval form
to be evaluated. You will then be sent an approval letter telling
you how many CEU’s you may count towards your renewal.
. Do not renew your license until you have completed all
CEU’s and have gotten your notice of action letting you know how
many CEUs you may count towards your renewal.
Reader is required to view these forms. Versions for Windows,
DOS, Macintosh or Unix are available FREE. Forms are Active Adobe
Forms meaning you can click on the text boxes and type in your information
and then print for mailing.
you cannot download the forms below, or you do not have a computer,
you can print off forms from a computer at your local library. You
may also mail, call 614-466-0912 or e-mail
your request for forms. Be sure to include the following information:
Name & Address & City/State/Zip & if you have one your