Continuing Education for counselors
The hours and cost for the booklet courses have changed because we are now using NBCC rather than NASW approval. Additionally, the test for each of the booklet courses has changed from 35 to 20 questions and the tests are accessed on our website as indicated in the paragraph below; the 20-question tests are taken from the booklet tests of 35 questions, hence, no new questions are involved.
The procedure to obtain your certificate involves the following two steps:
The booklet and online courses are the same, except for the course, Ethics: Cases and Commentary which has a small amount of new information added, on page 9, and 14 through 17. In other words, you do not have to read the online courses if you have already read the booklet courses because they are the same.
- Access the 20-question test for each course by clicking the "Counselor/Therapist/NCC
Courses" link (on the left side of Home Page; this is our NBCC link), click the name of your chosen
course(s), scroll down to the last two pages of the course to access the 20-question test and write down the
test answers on a piece of paper.
- Obtain your certificate by clicking the link entitled, "New Jersey Answer Sheet" (on the left side of Home
Page), clicking "To obtain your certificate" and following the prompts which include making
your payment, transferring your test answers to the online answer sheet, and printing your
We also combined several courses into one course, as explained below.
Due to different NBCC rules regarding course hours, please note that the booklet courses entitled, Ethics: Cases and Commentary I and Ethics: Cases and Commentary II have been combined into one course entitled, Ethics: Cases and Commentary; either course alone cannot be completed, instead, both courses need to be read. Likewise, the online course entitled Positive Psychology is a combination of the booklet courses Positive Psychology I, Positive Psychology II, Positive Psychology III, and Positive Psychology IV, and all four courses will need to be read because any one of the four Positive Psychology courses cannot be completed by itself. The online course entitled, Women's Health is a combination of the booklet courses entitled, Women's Health and Women's Health II. The online course entitled, Famous Therapist Errors is a combination of the booklet courses entitled, Famous Therapist Errors and Famous Therapist Errors II. The online course entitled,
Ethics: Case Studies is a combination of the booklet courses entitled, Ethics: Cases Studies I and Ethics: Case Studies II.
You may complete any of the courses listed on the link entitled, "Counselor/Therapist/NCC Courses" because the New Jersey Professional Counselor Examiners Committee and the New Jersey Alcohol and Drug Counselor Committee accept all of these courses. The list of accepted courses includes these courses: Subjective Well-Being, Healthy Personality, Ethics, Domestic Violence, Healthy Aging, Ethics: Case Studies, Women's Health, Famous Therapist Errors, Ethics: Cases and Commentary, and Positive Psychology.
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ACCREDITATION: For New Jersey LPCs, LACs, LMFTs, (L)CADCs, and LRCs: These programs are accepted by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC ACEP No. 6084).
HOW OUR SERVICE WORKS
- Read the course(s) of your choice either in the booklet, or online.
- Transfer your test answers to the online answer Sheet and print your certificate by clicking the
"New Jersey Answer Sheet" link and following the prompts which include making your
payment, transferring your test answers, and printing your certificate immediately.
EXPIRATION DATE: We plan on renewing these courses beyond the current renewal period. You may check our website at www.texcpe.com to confirm the renewal of these courses beyond the current renewal period.
MISSION STATEMENT: Continuing Psychology Education Inc. provides
the highest quality continuing education designed to fulfill the professional
needs and interests of mental health professionals. Resources are
offered to improve professional competency, maintain knowledge of
the latest advancements, and meet continuing education requirements
mandated by the profession.