Georgia Counselors Continuing Education Requirements And License Renewal

Meet your Georgia counselor CE requirements with ease. If you'd like a refresher on what's needed to renew your license, see the requirements below.

5 Mandatory Hours
30 Elective Hours
35 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your Georgia Behavioral Health : Counselor license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Georgia Board of Professional Counselors Social Workers Marriage and Family. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Behavioral Health : Counselor licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

Georgia Counselors: Counselor (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 35
Mandatory Hours: 5
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 09/30/2024
Next Education Due Date: 09/30/2024

Online Info

Mandatory subject:

5 hours - Ethics - Must be completed in live classroom

15 hours must be "core" hours and 15 hours have to relate to specialty/profession.

Online Limitations

10 hours are allowed to be completed by home-study.


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Georgia Board of Professional Counselors Social Workers Marriage and Family
Phone: 4782072440
Fax: 8668882440
Address: 237 Coliseum Drive Macon, 31217

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.