LCAT Continuing Education Requirement

David Hamilton at NYATA's Licensure Event

David Hamilton at NYATA’s Licensure Event

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Mandatory Continuing Education Requirements for LCATS

From the Office of the Professions: As of January 1, 2017, in order to register and practice the profession, each mental health counselor, marriage and family therapist, creative arts therapist and psychoanalyst, licensed under the Education Law, must complete 36 hours of continuing education (CE) from a Department approved provider during each three-year registration period. Courses taken before January 1, 2017 or from a provider that is not approved by the Department will not be acceptable to meet the requirement.

For more information on the continuing education requirement that went into affect on January 1, 2017, visit the’s website here:

For a listing of current approved providers, check here:

View David Hamilton’s October 2016 NYATA LCAT Presentation about the new requirements.

David Hamilton gave a presentation to the NYATA community about the LCAT License and CEU requirements in October 2016. You can view the presentation below.

Part One

Part Two

Part Three