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MFT Trainee Continuing Education

Interested in MFT Trainee Courses?  View our course listing to see all that Aspira CE offers.

To create a free account with AspiraCE click MFT Trainee CEs (New Account)
To browse AspiraCE’s course list click MFT Trainee CE Courses
To review AspiraCE’s pricing structure click MFT Trainee CE Pricing
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The CA BBS is transitioning from the use of the term “Intern” and “Trainee” to the use of the term “Associate”.  MFT Interns and Trainees are now being referred to as AMFTs (Associate Marriage and Family Therapists).  Please note that any reference to Interns or Trainee in regards to the BBS on this site corresponds to the new label of Associate.

The following Aspira courses are approved to be taken online by California MFT Trainees/Interns/Associates.  These courses may be used to fulfill the “Additional Coursework Requirements” for those seeking licensure.  Click on the link below to go to the corresponding CE Course Description page:

45 hour Mental Health Recovery Oriented Care – AspiraCE offers several courses to meet this requirement.

Definitely include the following three courses:

Plus any combination of the following:

The following extra coursework is required as well but must be taken at an approved college or university:

  • Psychological Testing (2 semester units or 3 quarter units)
  • Psychopharmacology (2 semester units or 3 quarter units)

Click here: BBS Website – Additional Coursework Requirements for verification.

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA BBS) accepts all courses offered by The BBS does not approve providers directly (they stopped approving providers and renewing approvals in 2015).  The BBS now defers out to other agencies and boards.  AspiraCE is approved by the NBCC which the BBS accepts.  Therefore, the BBS will continue to accept all courses offered by AspiraCE.

For all other states other than CA please see your particular State Board for the requirements in pursuing licensure as an MFT.

Another resource to find one’s licensing requirements would be this website:

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Continuing education (CEU) courses offered

Aspira Continuing Education’s courses encompass all areas of mental health practice. Whether you are completing CEUs for your certification or maintain your license, our online continuing education courses provide the fastest, low cost, convenient way to fulfill your CEU requirements. We offer courses in the following subjects: