CE Applications & Guidelines

LPCA is a recognized professional association that has been authorized by the GA Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists (Rule 135-9) to approve Continuing Education (CE) hours for clinical workshops. LPCA approval indicates that the CE workshop content & presenter qualifications meet or exceed the requirements set by the GA Composite Board.  CE application FEEs are NON-REFUNDABLE..   DSM-5 Training Program CE application and Guidelines CLICK HERE   

CE Guidelines for Providers
CE Guidelines for MEMBERS ONLY Credit Approval

Application Guidelines *READ FIRST*


*Invoice will be automatically created upon completion.

Application Guidelines *READ FIRST*

Members Only App CLICK HERE

*Invoice will be automatically created upon completion.

Who is Qualified to be a Presenter?

A licensed, certified, or otherwise qualified professional

Proof of expertise in the subject being presented can be shown in the following ways:

    • CV, resume, or short biography depicting professional experience
    • List of academic or CE training
    • Awards/recognition of experience

Who can submit an Application for CE Credit Approval?

The Members Only Application is an exclusive benefit for current LPCA members!

Have you attended a CE Workshop that meets that GA Composite Board Standards for CEs, but it does not have a formal CE approval?  This simple one page form is for you!

NOTE: Reviews are conducted for each application and approval is not guaranteed. 

What is included in the CE Application?


Click Here for Application Guidelines


Continuing Education applications rates are subject to change. NO REFUNDS ON CE applications

What is included in the Members Only Application?


Click Here for Application Guidelines


Word Doc or PDF


NEW & IMPROVED - Allows for purchase of multiple items at a time!

For Word Doc or PDF submissions ONLY 

 Requirements based on CE Type:

ETHICS: Must reference ethics codes/guidelines from ACA, AMHCA, GA Composite Board, and/or NBCC

TELEMENTAL HEALTH: Must reference GA Composite Board Rule 135-11. Presenters must display extensive TMH training in CV/resume/bio.

SUPERVISION: Must reference CPCS Code of Ethics and ethics codes/guidelines from ACA, AMHCA, GA Composite Board, and/or NBCC. Also, identify specific supervision content area (i.e. legal/ethical, foundations, methods, specialized/advanced).

NOTE: Until the GA Composite Board decides, webinars are NOT considered “in-person” training.


ONLY LPCA Approved CE workshops requesting advertising are listed on the Website/Newsletter

NON-APPROVED TOPICSYoga, enneagram, Reiki, retreats, restorative practices or content not counseling/clinical in nature.

As of August 28, 2017, LPCA no longer approves Mental Health First Aid (for adults or youth). The content is too general and primarily intended to educate the public, not clinicians.


Members Only CE Credit Post-Approvals are now FREE!

NON-APPROVED TOPICSYoga, enneagram, Reiki, retreats, restorative practices or content not counseling/clinical in nature. 

LPCA no long pre-approves workshops for CE credit. Only post-approvals are provided.


Please allow 7-10 business days for COMPLETED applications to be reviewed and processed.
No refunds will be given for cancellations (see Refund Policy)

For website Advertisements, please verify contents of posting within 1-2 days of application approval.

 Please remember, we don't make the rules, we just follow them. We appreciate your cooperation.

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