Illinois Counselors Continuing Education Requirements And License Renewal

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

0 Mandatory Hours
30 Elective Hours
30 Total Hours

Here's what you need to renew your Illinois Behavioral Health : Counselor license.

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the Illinois Professional Services Section. 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.

Illinois Counselors: Counselor

Total Hours Required: 30
Mandatory Hours: 0
Elective Hours: 30
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
Next Education Due Date: 03/31/2021

Online Info

**All clinical professional counselors are required tocomplete 18 of the 30 hours in clinical supervision training. This is a onetime (lifetime) requirement.

Online Limitations

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


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: Illinois Professional Services Section
Phone: 2177850823
Fax: 2177827645
Address: 320 West Washington Street Springfield, 62786

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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.