To search our list of approved continuing education courses, please go to the online certification and licensing system on our home page.
Certified guardians and provisionally certified guardians must complete twelve hours of continuing education during each two-year certification period. The twelve hours of continuing education must include two hours of ethics and one hour of legislative update. You can carry forward 4 hours of CE to your next certification period. Ethics and Legislative Update hours cannot be carried forward.
Refer to sections 4.0 and 7.7 of the JBCC Rules for additional details on CE requirements.
We are accepting applications for approval of continuing education from both course providers and certified guardians. A course outline must be submitted with each request for approval as well as copies of the speaker bios. The course outline must contain the following information:
a. Describe course content (i.e., detailed description of each session of the program)
b. Indicate the time allotted to each segment (i.e., the start and end time of each session of the program for in-person courses, or using quarter hour increments for online courses).
c. The date and location of the course
d. Any sessions in Ethics, or Legislative Update must be identified on the outline as well.
When submitting CE applications online, enter data in the "Course Location" field, as follows:
a. just the city, or cities, (for live courses) or
b. the website address (for online courses)
c. skip the City, State and Zip fields.
Entering the location this way helps to ensure it is displayed properly for those searching our system to see what is available in their area(s).
Approved courses can be found in our online licensing system. A course must be approved before a certified guardian can claim the hours for renewal purposes.
To apply for approval of a continuing education course, you must submit a request for CE approval by way of our online certification and licensing system located on our home page. Please refer to the pdf Guide to Using the Online System on our home page for instructions on the online application process.
Note: If the course is already approved (i.e., it already has a JBCC program number shown on the certificate), you do not have to apply for CE approval.
Applications will be reviewed to determine compliance with Commission's rules. Applicants will be notified of the determination via email.