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Georgia continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

Georgia Board of Psychology 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 10 hours (home study & online courses considered Area V) 
License Expiration: 12/31, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA 
Notes: 6 hours of professional ethics at a personally attended workshop,
Date of Info: 10/26/2017


Georgia psychologists can earn up to 10 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

Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers & MFTs 
CE Required: 35 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 10 hours 
License Expiration: 9/30, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB, NBCC, APA 
Notes: 5 hrs professional ethics req'd each renewal (not online or independent study), 6 hours of telemental health 
Date of Info: 10/26/2017


Georgia counselors can earn up to 5 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)

Georgia Board of SLP/A 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years (40 if dual licensed) 
Online CE Allowed: No limit (must have post-test) 
License Expiration: 3/31, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: Pre-approval not required 
Notes: Must meet board requirements and have certificate. Max 2 hours ethics, record keeping, documentation, Georgia laws and rules, Medicaid/Medicare Regulations
Date of Info: 10/26/2017

Georgia 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

Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers & MFTs 
CE Required: 35 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 10 hours online
License Expiration: 9/30, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB, NBCC, APA 
Notes: 5 hrs professional ethics req'd each renewal (not independent study or online) (15 hours core/15 hours related), 6 hours of telemental health
Date of Info: 10/26/2017

Georgia social workers can earn up to 5 hours 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)

Georgia Board of OT 
CE Required: 24 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 12 hours (12 must be live)
License Expiration: 3/31, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA
Notes: 2 hrs in ethics of OT practice req'd each renewal. 14 hrs must relate to "hands on" patient care. Effective April 2018, all courses must be reported to CE Broker (we report to CE Broker for you!).
Date of Info: 7/26/2018

View Blog: Georgia OTs & CE Broker

Georgia OTs can earn up to 12 hours per 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)

Georgia Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers & MFTs
CE Required: 35 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 10 hours 
License Expiration: 9/30, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB, NBCC, APA 
Notes: 5 hrs professional ethics req'd each renewal (not independent study or online), 6 hours of telemental health
Date of Info: 10/26/2017

Georgia MFTs can earn up to 5 hours per 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)

Georgia Board of Examiners of Licensed Dietitians 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 3/31, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR 
Notes: Must have post-test and certificate
Date of Info: 10/27/2017

Georgia dietitians/nutritionists can earn all 30 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the nutrition & dietetics page of this website. Click here to view CDR-approved online CE courses.



School Psychologists

Georgia Professional Standards Commission

In Georgia, there is a temporary provision that does not require any continuing education for the next 5 years (this is related to the current state of the economy). Renewal could also be done by submission of a valid NCSP or a valid State of Georgia Psychologist license. 

Date of Info: 07/13/2016