New Mexico

Regulations regarding Precertification/Licensure and Continuing Education Training is rapidly changing.  We have provided information to regulations and statutes for each state  here so you can ensure your state accepts distance learning and/or live, interactive webinars from providers who have been approved by NAADAC, and NBCC.

Professional Counselor

Required Hours:

40 hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:
  • 6 hours in Ethics
  • 3 hours in Supervision
Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 24 CE hours

Substance Abuse Counselor

Required Hours:

40 hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:

6 hours in Ethics

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 12 CE Hours

Marriage and Family Therapists

Required Hours:

40 hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:
  • 5 hours ethical and legal standards
  • 3 hours Cultural Competence
Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 24 hours: 12 hours online (reading material online),12 hours homestudy (printed material or book)

Psychologists

Required Hours:

40 hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:
  • 4 hours cultural diversity
  • 5 hours ethics
Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 25 hours allowed via Homestudy

Social Worker

Required Hours:

30 hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:

6 hours cultural awareness

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 30 CE Hours
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