Continuing Education for Psychologists
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State Continuing Education Requirements for Psychologists, Social Work and Counselors

This chart shows the different states and the continuing education requirements for that state for each discipline. Where noted, webinars provided by TZK Seminars are accepted in this jurisdiction.
State License Type Required CEs/2 years Special Requirements Do They Accept TZK Programs? Renewal Date Board Phone Number
Alabama Psychology 40 Yes 15-Oct 334-242-4127
http://www.psychology.state.al.us/PDF/Admin_Code_Rules_Regs-07.pdf
Alabama Social Work 30 Yes 334-242-5860
http://abswe.state.al.us/PDF/admincode/850-X-8%20Continuing%20Education.pdf
Alabama Counseling 40 6 Ethics or Supervision Yes 31-Jul 800/822-3307
http://www.abec.state.al.us/PDFs/10-2012/255-X-7-.01.pdf
Alaska Psychology 20 3 Ethics Yes (907) 465-2550
http://commerce.alaska.gov/dnn/Portals/5/pub/PsychologistStatutes.pdf
Alaska Social Work 45 3 Ethics, 6 subabuse, 6 Native Alaskans Yes (907) 465-2974
http://commerce.alaska.gov/dnn/cbpl/ProfessionalLicensing/SocialWorkExaminers/ContinuingEducationCourses.aspx
Alaska Counseling 40 3 Ethics Yes (907) 465-2974
http://commerce.alaska.gov/dnn/Portals/5/pub/CounselorStatutes.pdf
Arizona Psychology 60 4 Ethics/4 Child Abuse or Domestic Violence Yes 30-Apr 602-542-8162
https://psychboard.az.gov/license/license-renewal-and-continuing-education
Arizona Social Work and Counseling 30 3 Ethics, 3 Cultural Competence Yes 602-542-1882
http://www.azsos.gov/public_services/Title_04/4-06.htm#ARTICLE_8
Arkansas Psychology 40 Yes 30-Jun (501) 682-6167
http://psychologyboard.arkansas.gov/lawsRegs/Documents/2009_Rules_rev2.pdf
Arkansas Social Work 48 3 Ethics Yes (501) 372-5071
http://www.arkansas.gov/swlb/continuing_ed.html
Arkansas Counseling 24 2 Eethics Yes (501) 683-5800
http://abec.arkansas.gov/ContinuingEducation/Documents/continueEduInfo.pdf
California Psychology 36 None Yes 866-503-3221
http://www.psychology.ca.gov/licensees/ce_faqs.shtml
California Social Work and Counseling 36 6 ethics Yes (916) 574-7830
http://www.bbs.ca.gov/licensees/ce_licensees.shtml
Colorado Psychology 0 Unclear (303) 894-7800
http://cdn.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite?c=Page&childpagename=DORA-Reg/DORALayout&cid=1251632299586&pagename=CBONWrapper
Colorado Social Work and Counseling 0 Unclear (310) 894-7800
http://cdn.colorado.gov/cs/Satellite?blobcol=urldata&blobheadername1=Content-Disposition&blobheadername2=Content-Type&blobheadervalue1=inline%3B+filename%3D%22Colorado+Revised+Statutes+for+Mental+Health+Professionals%2C+effective+July+1%2C+2011.pdf%22&blobheadervalue2=application%2Fpdf&blobkey=id&blobtable=MungoBlobs&blobwhere=1251975838751&ssbinary=true
Connecticut Psychology 10/year Yes 30-Sep (860) 509-7603
http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3121&q=546850
Connecticut Social Work 30 Yes (860) 509-8000
http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3121&q=389598&dphNav_GID=1821
Connecticut Counseling 30 1 Cultural Competence Yes (860) 509-8000
http://www.ct.gov/dph/cwp/view.asp?a=3121&q=396918
Delaware Psychology 40 3 Ethics Yes (302) 744-4500
http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title24/3500.shtml
Delaware Social Work 45 3 Ethics Yes (302) 744-4500
http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title24/3900.shtml
Delaware Counseling 40 Yes (302) 744-4500
http://regulations.delaware.gov/AdminCode/title24/3000.shtml
District of Columbia Psychology 30 Yes (877) 672-2174
http://doh.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/doh/publication/attachments/DC%20Board%20of%20Psychology%20Current%20Regulations%20%207-25-2014.pdf
District of Columbia Social Work 40 6 Ethics/ 3 HIV Yes  (877) 672-2174
http://doh.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/doh/publication/attachments/Chapter%2070socialworkJune.2013.pdf
District of Columbia Counseling 40 6 Ethics, 4 Trauma Yes  (877) 672-2174
http://doh.dc.gov/sites/default/files/dc/sites/doh/publication/attachments/Professional_Counseling_DC_Municipal_Regulations_for_Professional_Counseling.pdf
Florida Psychology 35 2 Medical Errors/3 Ethics and Florida Law/ 2 Domestic Violence every 3rd Biennium Yes 31-May (850) 245-4372
http://floridaspsychology.gov/renewals/psychologist/
Florida Social Work and Counseling 25 2 Medical Errors/3 Ethics and Boundaries/ 3 Laws and Rules and 2 Domestic Violence every 3rd Biennium Yes (850) 245-4474
http://floridasmentalhealthprofessions.gov/renewals/licensed-clinical-social-worker/
Georgia Psychology 40 3 Ethics/ 3 Psychopharmacology Yes 31-Dec (478) 207-2440
http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/docs/510/8/01.pdf
Georgia Social Work and Counseling 35 5 Ethics Yes 478/207-2440
http://rules.sos.state.ga.us/docs/135/9/01.pdf
Hawaii Psychology 18 Yes 30-Jun (808) 586-3000
http://www.capitol.hawaii.gov/session2014/bills/GM1290_.pdf
Hawaii Social Work 45/3 years 3 Ethics Yes 30-Jun (808) 586-3000
http://hawaii.gov/dcca/pvl/programs/socialworker/continuing-education-information/SocialWorkerCEPostcard.pdf
Hawaii Counseling 0 Yes (808) 586-3000
http://hawaii.gov/dcca/pvl/programs/mental
Idaho Psychology 20/year 4 Ethics/3years Yes (208) 334-3233
http://adminrules.idaho.gov/rules/current/24/1201.pdf
Idaho Social Work 20/year 1 Ethics/year Yes (208) 334-3233
http://ibol.idaho.gov/IBOL/BoardAdditional.aspx?Bureau=SWO&BureauLinkID=130
Idaho Counseling 40 Yes (208) 334-3233
http://ibol.idaho.gov/IBOL/BoardAdditional.aspx?Bureau=COU&BureauLinkID=130
Illinois Psychology 24 3 Ethics/ 2 years Yes 30-Sep 217 785 - 0820
http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/068/068014000000850R.html
Illinois Social Work 30 3 Ethics/ 2 years Yes 30-Nov 217 785 - 0820
http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/068/068014700000950R.html
Illinois Counseling 30 Yes 31-Mar 217/785-0820
http://www.ilga.gov/commission/jcar/admincode/068/068013750C02200R.html
Indiana Psychology 40 6 Ethics Yes 31-Aug 317-234-3009
http://www.in.gov/pla/2606.htm
Indiana Social Work and Counseling 40 2 Ethics Yes 31-Mar (317) 234-2054
http://www.in.gov/pla/2632.htm
Iowa Psychology 40 6 Ethics or risk management Yes 30-Jun (515) 281-4287
https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/ACO/chapter/645.241.pdf
Iowa Social Work 27 3 Ethics Yes 31-Dec (515) 281-4422
https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/ACO/chapter/645.281.pdf
Iowa Counseling 40 Yes 30-Sep (515) 281-4422
https://www.legis.iowa.gov/docs/ACO/chapter/645.32.pdf
Kansas Psychology 50 6 Diagnosis/ 3 Ethics Yes 785-296-3240 
http://www.ksbsrb.org/pdf/statutes_regs/102-1-15.pdf
Kansas Social Work 40 7 Diagnosis/ 3 Ethics Yes 785-296-3240 
http://www.ksbsrb.org/pdf/statutes_regs/102-2-4a.pdf
Kansas Counseling 30 8 Diagnosis/ 3 Ethics Yes 785/296-3240
http://www.ksbsrb.org/pdf/statutes_regs/102-3-10a.pdf
Kentucky Psychology 30/3 years 3 Ethics/3 Years Yes 30-Jun 502-564-3296
http://psy.ky.gov/Documents/PSY%20Laws%20and%20Regulations.pdf
Kentucky Social Work 30/3years 3 Ethics and 3 Domestic Violence/3 Years and 2 HIV/9 Years Yes (502) 564-2350
http://bsw.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Kentucky Counseling 20 Yes 502-564-3296
http://lpc.ky.gov/Laws%20and%20Regulations/Laws%20and%20Regulations%20Booklet.pdf
Louisiana Psychology 30 2 Ethics or Forensics Yes 30-Jun 225-925-6511
http://www.lsbep.org/faqs.php#
Louisiana Social Work 20 3 Ethics Yes 30-Jun
https://www.labswe.org/index.asp
Louisiana Counseling 40 3 Ethics and 6 Diagnosis Yes 30-Jun (225) 765-2515
http://www.lpcboard.org/46v60%20LR%20Updated%20July%202013.pdf
Maine Psychology 40 3 Ethics Yes  (207) 624-8689
http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/rules/02/chaps02.htm#415
Maine Social Work 25 4 Ethics Yes (207) 624-8674
http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/rules/02/chaps02.htm#416
Maine Counseling 55 4 Ethics Yes (207) 624-8674
http://www.maine.gov/sos/cec/rules/02/chaps02.htm#514
Maryland Psychology 40 3 Ethics and 3 Diversity Yes 31-Mar (410)764-4787
http://www.dsd.state.md.us/comar/SubtitleSearch.aspx?search=10.36.02.%2a
Maryland Social Work 40 3 Ethics Yes 31-Oct  410-764-4788
http://dhmh.maryland.gov/bswe/SitePages/RenewalFAQ.aspx
Maryland Counseling 40 Yes 410-764-4732
http://dhmh.maryland.gov/bopc/SitePages/conteducationchapt5.aspx
Massachusetts Psychology 20 Yes 617-727-9925
http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/py/regulations/rules-and-regs/251-cmr-400.html
Massachusetts Social Work 30 Yes 30-Sep 617-727-3073
http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/sw/regulations/rules-and-regs/258-cmr-3100.html
Massachusetts Counseling 30 Yes 617-727-3080
http://www.mass.gov/ocabr/licensee/dpl-boards/mh/regulations/rules-and-regs/262-cmr-700.html
Michigan Psychology 0 N/A
http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_63294_27529_27552-178903--,00.html
Michigan Social Work 45/3 years 5 Ethics and 1 Pain or Behavior Management Yes 517/335-0918
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/lara/LARA_Social_Work_CE_Brochure_5-11_376437_7.pdf
Michigan Counseling 0 N/A 517/335-0918
http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-35299_63294_27529_27536-178897--,00.html
Minnesota Psychology 40 Yes (612) 617-2230
http://www.psychologyboard.state.mn.us/docs/Practice_Act_v02112013-7.pdf
Minnesota Social Work 40 2 Ethics Yes (612) 617-2100
http://mn.gov/health-licensing-boards/social-work/licensees/continuingeducation%20.jsp
Minnesota Counseling 40 Yes (651) 548-2177
http://mn.gov/health-licensing-boards/behavioral-health/lpcandlpcc/lpclpccce.jsp
Mississippi Psychology 20 2 Ethics Yes 30-Jun 662 716-3934
http://www.psychologyboard.state.ms.us/Psy%20Documents/Rules_Regulation_20130225.pdf
Mississippi Social Work 40 4 Ethics, 2 Diversity Yes 30-Jun (601) 987-6806
http://www.swmft.ms.gov/swmft/web.nsf/webpages/rrPage_rrPage/$FILE/new%20clean%20rules%2001-07-13.pdf?OpenElement
Mississippi Counseling 24 6 Ethics Yes 30-Jun 601 359-1010
https://www.lpc.ms.gov/PDFs/LPC%20Board%20Rules%20and%20Regs_SOS_7.7.2014.pdf
Missouri Psychology 40 Yes 30-Nov 573.751.0099
http://www.sos.mo.gov/adrules/csr/current/20csr/20c2235-7.pdf
Missouri Social Work 30 3 Ethics Yes 573.751.0885
http://www.sos.mo.gov/adrules/csr/current/20csr/20c2263-2.pdf
Missouri Counseling 40 Yes 573.751.0018 
http://pr.mo.gov/boards/counselors/continuingeducationreminder.pdf
Montana Psychology 40 Yes (406) 841-2204
http://www.mtrules.org/gateway/ruleno.asp?RN=24.189.2107
Montana Social Work and Counseling 20/Year No 31-Dec (406) 841-2204
http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/swp_board/pdf/ce_approval.pdf
Nebraska Psychology 24 Yes 31-Dec (402) 471-2117
http://www.sos.ne.gov/rules-and-regs/regsearch/Rules/Health_and_Human_Services_System/Title-172/Chapter-155.pdf
Nebraska Social Work and Counseling 32 2 Ethics Yes (402) 471-2115
http://www.sos.ne.gov/rules-and-regs/regsearch/Rules/Health_and_Human_Services_System/Title-172/Chapter-094.pdf
Nevada Psychology 30 6 Ehtics Yes (775) 688-1268
http://www.leg.state.nv.us/NAC/NAC-641.html#NAC641Sec136
Nevada Social Work 30 2 Ethics Yes, with Licensee Request (775) 688-2555
http://socwork.nv.gov/licensees/Continuing_Education/
Nevada Counseling 20/Year 3 Ethics/yr Yes  (702) 486-7388
http://leg.state.nv.us/NAC/NAC-641A.html#NAC641ASec131
New Hampshire Psychology 40 3 Ethics/year Yes (603) 271-6702
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rules/state_agencies/mhp400.html
New Hampshire Social Work 40 3 Ethics/year Yes 603-271-6762
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rules/state_agencies/mhp400.html
New Hampshire Counseling 40 Yes 603-271-6762
http://www.gencourt.state.nh.us/rules/state_agencies/mhp400.html
New Jersey Psychology 0 None N/A (973) 504-6470
http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/chapters/Chapter%2042%20Board%20of%20Psychological%20Examiners.pdf
New Jersey Social Work 40 5 Ethics, 3 Cutural Competence No (973) 504-6495
http://www.state.nj.us/lps/ca/chapters/Chapter%2044G%20State%20Board%20of%20Social%20Work%20Examiners.pdf
New Jersey Counseling 40 5 Ethics, 3 Cultural Competence Yes (973) 504-6582
http://www.njconsumeraffairs.gov/chapters/Chapter%2034%20Subchapters%2010_30%20%20Professional%20Counsellors.pdf
New Mexico Psychology 60/3 Years 4 Cultural Competence Yes (505)476-4960
http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Psychologist_Examiners_Requirements_and_Continuing_Education.aspx
New Mexico Social Work 30 6 Cultural Competence Yes (505)476-4890
http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Social_Work_Requirements_and_Continuing_Education.aspx
New Mexico Counseling 40 6 Ethics Yes (505)-476-4622
http://www.rld.state.nm.us/boards/Counseling_and_Therapy_Practice_Requirements_and_Continuing_Education.aspx
New York Psychology 0 N/A 518-474-3817
http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/psych/part72.htm
New York Social Work 36/3 years Yes 518-474-3817
http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/sw/swcefaq.htm
New York Counseling 0 N/A 518-474-3817
http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/mhp/subpart79-9.htm
North Carolina Psychology 18 3 Ethics Yes 30-Sep (828) 262-2258
http://www.ncpsychologyboard.org/Office/cerules.htm
North Carolina Social Work 40 4 Ethics Yes 336-625-1679
http://www.ncswboard.org/page/continuing-education-information
North Carolina Counseling 40 3 Ethics Yes 844-622-3572
http://www.ncblpc.org/Laws_and_Codes/Title_21_Chapter_53.pdf
North Dakota Psychology 40 3 Ethics Yes 31-Oct 701-590-1754
http://www.ndsbpe.org/licenseeregistrant-information.html
North Dakota Social Work 30 2 Ethics Yes (701) 222-0255
http://www.ndbswe.com/pdf/Guidelines.pdf
North Dakota Counseling 30 3 Ethics Yes, with Licensee Request 701-667-5969
http://www.ndbce.org/PDFs/CE-guidelines.pdf
Ohio Psychology 23 4 Ethics or Cultural Competence Yes 31-Aug (614) 466-8808
http://codes.ohio.gov/orc/4732.141
Ohio Social Work and Counseling 30 3 Ethics Yes 614-752-5161
http://cswmft.ohio.gov/pdfs/4757.pdf
Oklahoma Psychology 20/Year 3 Ethics/Year Yes 30-Sep 405/522-1333 
http://www.ok.gov/OSBEP/Continuing_Professional_Education/index.html
Oklahoma Social Work 16/Year Yes (405) 521-3712
http://www.ok.gov/socialworkers/documents/Agency%20Rules%20Revised%202014.pdf
Oklahoma Counseling 20/Year 3 Ethics/Year Yes 30-Jun (405) 522-3697
http://www.ok.gov/behavioralhealth/documents/Emergency%20Rules%20-%20LPC.pdf
Oregon Psychology 40 4 Ethics Yes 503-378-4154 
http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/rules/oars_800/oar_858/858_040.html
Oregon Social Work 40 6 Ethics Yes 503-378-5735 
http://www.oregon.gov/blsw/Pages/continuinged.aspx
Oregon Counseling 40 6 Ethics Yes (503) 378-5499
http://arcweb.sos.state.or.us/pages/rules/oars_800/oar_833/833_080.html
Pennsylvania Psychology 30 3 Ethics and 3 Recognition of Child Abuse Yes (717) 783-7155 
file:///C:/Users/keith/Downloads/Continuing%20Education%20Information%20(5).pdf
Pennsylvania Social Work and Counseling 30 3 Ethics and 3 Recognition of Child Abuse Yes (717) 783-1389 
http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/049/chapter47/s47.32.html
Rhode Island Psychology 24 Yes 30-Jun 401-222-7883
http://sos.ri.gov/documents/archives/regdocs/released/pdf/DOH/7030.pdf
Rhode Island Social Work 30 3 Diversity,3ethics Yes 30-Apr 401-222-7883
http://sos.ri.gov/documents/archives/regdocs/released/pdf/DOH/7005.pdf
Rhode Island Counseling 40 Yes 401-222-7883
http://sos.ri.gov/documents/archives/regdocs/released/pdf/DOH/7018.pdf
South Carolina Psychology 24 Yes (803) 896-4664
http://www.scstatehouse.gov/coderegs/c100.php
South Carolina Social Work 40 Yes (803) 896-4664
http://www.scstatehouse.gov/coderegs/c110.php
South Carolina Counseling 40 Yes (803) 896-4658
http://www.llr.state.sc.us/pol/counselors/PDFS/Laws/2006Regulations.pdf
South Dakota Psychology Some? Yes 30-Jun (605) 642-1600
http://dss.sd.gov/behavioralhealthservices/licensingboards/docs/relicensureapplication.pdf
South Dakota Social Work 30 Yes (605) 642-1600
http://dss.sd.gov/behavioralhealthservices/licensingboards/board_socialwork_faq2.asp
South Dakota Counseling 40 4 Ethics Yes (605) 331-2927
http://dss.sd.gov/behavioralhealthservices/licensingboards/board_examiners_conteducation.asp
Tennessee Psychology 40 Yes 31-Dec (615) 741-5735
http://health.state.tn.us/Boards/Psychology/education.htm
Tennessee Social Work 30 3ethics Yes (615) 741-5735
http://health.state.tn.us/boards/SW/education.htm
Tennessee Counseling 10/Year Yes 800-778-4123
http://health.state.tn.us/boards/PC_MFT&CPT/education.htm
Texas Psychology 20/Year 3 Ethics and 3 Cultural Diversity Yes (512) 305-7700
http://www.tsbep.texas.gov/renewalsonline-renewals-and-professional-development
Texas Social Work 30 6 Ethics Yes (512) 719-3521
http://www.dshs.state.tx.us/socialwork/sw_ceinfo.shtm
Texas Counseling 24 4 Ethics Yes (512) 834-6658
https://www.dshs.state.tx.us/counselor/lpc_renew.shtm
Utah Psychology 48 6 Ethics Yes 30-Sep (801) 530-6511
http://www.dopl.utah.gov/laws/R156-61.pdf
Utah Social Work 40 3 Ethics Yes 30-Sep (801) 530-6628
http://www.utnasw.org/?page=ceufaqs
Utah Counseling 40 6 Ethics Yes 801) 530-6628 
http://www.dopl.utah.gov/laws/R156-61.pdf
Vermont Psychology 60 6 Ethics Yes 802-828-1505 
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/media/493061/Rules-Effective-Nov-19-2012.pdf
Vermont Social Work 20 Yes (802) 748-8374
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation.aspx
Vermont Counseling 20 4 Ethics Yes 802-828-1505
https://www.sec.state.vt.us/media/323432/Allied-Mental-Health-Practitioners-Administrative-Rules.pdf
Virginia Psychology 14/Year 1.5 Ethics Yes 804 367-4697
http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/Psychology/psychology_laws_regs.htm#reg
Virginia Social Work 30 2 Ethics Yes 804 367-4441
http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/social/social_laws_regs.htm
Virginia Counseling 20/Year 2 Ethics/yr Yes (804) 367-4610
http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling/counseling_laws_regs.htm
Washington Psychology 60/3 Years 4 Ethics, 6 Suicide Assessment every 6 years Yes 800-525-0127
http://www.doh.wa.gov/Portals/1/Documents/2300/2013/CR103SuicideCE.pdf
Washington Social Work and Counseling 36 6 Ethics Yes (360) 236-4900
http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewReneworUpdate/SocialWorker/ContinuingEducationInformation
West Virginia Psychology 20 3 Ethics Yes (304) 558-3040
http://www.wvpsychbd.org/CEU%20Guidelines%202010-12.pdf
West Virginia Social Work 40 No (304) 400-4980
http://www.wvsocialworkboard.org/CEInfo/ForSocialWorkers/Requirements.aspx#.VGpTzvnF-So
West Virginia Counseling 35 3 Ethics Yes 30-Jun (800) 520-3852   
http://www.wvbec.org/approvedceofferings.html
Wisconsin Psychology 40 Yes 30-Sep (608) 266-2112
http://docs.legis.wisconsin.gov/code/admin_code/psy/4.pdf
Wisconsin Social Work and Counseling 30 4 Ethics Yes 28-Feb (608) 266-0145
http://dsps.wi.gov/Default.aspx?Page=e0ffff6e-d7e4-4958-aa9c-8454180a7745
Wyoming Psychology 30 Yes 307-777-3507
http://soswy.state.wy.us/Rules/RULES/8711.pdf
Wyoming Social Work and Counseling 45 Yes 307-777-3508
http://soswy.state.wy.us/Rules/RULES/7995.pdf

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