CEU Info



The IBP Central Institute is licensed by the State of California to provide Post Secondary Education,, and is certified by the Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to provide continuing education credits (CEUs) to California licensed MFCC and LCSW mental health professionals.

MFCCs and LCSWs are required to earn 36 hours of CEUs during each two-year licensing period. Please refer to the BBS regulations to determine when you must start earning your CEUs, and how the rules affect you.

Students and Teaching Assistants in IBP's 3-year Professional Training Program, can earn up to 98 hours of CEUs per year (14 hours of CEUs per weekend workshop). The fee for CEUs is an additional $10 per weekend workshop.

IBP Teachers can apply for CEUs for up to 14 units per weekend workshop that they teach. CEUs are only available the first time an IBP teacher teaches a specific weekend workshop. For IBP Teachers, the fee is waived. Teachers must provide a teaching syllabus, evaluate students’ learning, and obtain written teacher evaluations to receive credit.

Participants attending IBP Introductory Workshops are also eligible for CEUs. Please see Find a Workshop for more information.

An application for CEUs must be submitted prior to the beginning of the quarter in which the credits are requested. The granting of CEUs will depend upon satisfactory fulfillment of class requirements including attendance, demonstration of learning, and professional conduct. To apply for CEUs, download this form, and fax or mail the completed form to the IBP Central Institute office prior to attending a CEU-eligible IBP training event. If you have any questions, please contact the IBP Central Institute.



    IBP Central Institute
Address:   1107 Abbot Kinney Boulevard
    Venice, California 90291
Phone:   (310) 395-2117
Fax:   (310) 395-1313