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Arizona continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 4/30, odd years -or- after May 1st 2017, a license by the Board expires on the last day of a licensee's birth month during the licensee's renewal year.
National Accreditation Accepted: APA
Notes: 4 hrs professional ethics & 4 hrs domestic violence OR child abuse OR abuse of vulnerable adults OR intimate partner abuse required each renewal. The topic of bullying satisfies the requirement for child abuse

Date of Info: 10/27/2017

Arizona psychologists can earn all 60 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the psychology page of this website. Click here to view APA-approved online CE courses

 

Counselors

Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB, NBCC, APA
Notes: 3 hrs behavioral health ethics or mental health law & 3 hrs cultural competency & diversity each renewal. Beginning January 1st 2018, applicants must also recieve 3 hrs Board approved tutorial on Board statutes and rules for each renewal period.
Date of Info
: 10/27/2017

Arizona counselors can earn all 30 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the counseling page of this website. Click here to view NBCC-approved online CE courses.

 

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs)

Arizona Speech & Hearing Professionals Advisory Committee
CE Required: 20 hours per year
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: DOI, Biennially
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA

Notes: Have objectives that exceed an introductory level of knowledge of audiology or speech-language pathology;  Consist of courses that include advances within the last five years in practise of audiology/practice of speech-pahtology/procedures in the selection and fitting of hearing aids; pre- and post- fitting maangement of clients/instrument circuitry and acoustic performance/ear mold design and modificatioin contributing to improved client performance/audiometric equipment or testing techniquest that demonstrate an improved ability to identify and evaluate heraing loss/auditory rehabilitaton/ethics/federal and state statutes or rules/assistive listening devices. 
Date of Info: 10/27/2017

Arizona SLPs can earn all 20 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the speech-language pathology page of this website. Click here to view ASHA-approved online CEU courses.

 

Social Workers

Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB, NBCC, APA
Notes: 3 hrs behavioral health ethics or mental health law & 3 hrs cultural competency & diversity each renewal. Beginning January 1st 2018, applicants must also receive 3 hrs Board approved tutorial on Board statutes and rules.
Date of Info: 10/27/2017

Arizona social workers can earn all 30 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the social work page of this website. Click here to view ASWB-approved online CE courses.

 

Occupational Therapists (OTs)

Arizona Board of OT Examiners 
CE Required: 20 hours (12 for OTAs) every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit (must have signed certificate)
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA (must submit certificate to board for review)
Notes: CE must relate to professional practice
Date of Info: 10/27/2017

Arizona OTs can earn all 20 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the occupational therapy page of this website. Click here to view AOTA-approved online CEU courses.

 

Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs)

Arizona Board of Behavioral Health Examiners 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB, NBCC, APA
Notes: 3 hrs behavioral health ethics or mental health law & 3 hrs cultural competency & diversity each renewal. Beginning on January 1st 2018, applicants must also receive 3 hrs Board approved tutorial on Board statutes and rules.
Date of Info
: 10/27/2017

Arizona MFTs can earn all 30 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the marriage & family therapy page of this website. Click here to view NBCC-approved online CE courses.

 

Dietitians & Nutritionists (RDNs)

Arizona does not require dietitians or nutritionists to be licensed to work in the state. However, in order to become a Registered Dietitian, you must fulfill requirements of the Commission on Dietetic Registration (CDR), the credentialing branch of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (AND).
Date of Info: 11/10/2017

Click here to view CDR-approved online CE courses.

 

School Psychologists

Arizona Department of Education

Arizona's school psychologists are certified by the Arizona Department of Education. The Arizona Department of Education issues professional non-teaching certificates that are valid in school settings with students from pre-kindergarten through twelfth grade. 180 continuing education credits every 6 years. The SEA accepts NASP-approved continuing professional development credits toward renewal. Certificates are issued for six years. To renew, one submits an application, fee, copy of clearance card, and documentation of professional development.

Date of Info: 10/13/2016

Click here to view online CE courses for school psychologists.