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Kansas continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board 
CE Required: 50 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 40 hours (must have post-test)
License Expiration: 6/30, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA
Notes: 3 hrs ethics & 6 hrs diagnosis & treatment of mental disorders required each renewal 
Date of Info: 11/15/2017

Kansas psychologists can earn up to 40 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

Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit (must have post-test)
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: Accepted if clearly related to practice
Notes: 3 hrs ethics &  addiction counselors 6 hours diagnosis & treatment of substance abuse disorders required each renewal or professional counselors 6 hours diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders.
Date of Info: 11/15/2017

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs)

Kansas HOC - SLP/A Resources  
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years (30 if dual licensed) 
Online CE Allowed: No limit (must have post-test & certificate)
License Expiration: 10/31, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA (no longer automatically accepted)
Notes: Content must be relevant to practice
Date of Info: 11/10/2015

Social Workers

Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit (must have post-test)
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: Accepted if clearly related to practice 
Notes: 3 hrs ethics & (masters & clinical levels) 6 hrs diagnosis & treatment of mental disorders required each renewal 
Date of Info: 11/15/2017

Occupational Therapists (OTs)

Kansas State Board of Healing Arts 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 20 hours (must have post-test) Class I (G)
License Expiration: 3/31, annually (CE due odd years) 
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA
NotesKOTA.org is CEU approval 
Date of Info: 11/15/2017

Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs)

Kansas Behavioral Sciences Regulatory Board 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit (must have post-test)
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: Accepted if clearly related to practice
Notes: 3 hrs ethics 
Date of Info: 11/15/2017

Dietitians & Nutritionists (RDNs)

Kansas HOC - Dietitian Resources 
CE Required: 15 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 10 hours 
License Expiration: 2/28 every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: No - approves sponsors & individual courses 
Date of Info: 11/15/2017


Kansas dietitians/nutritionists can earn up to 10 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

Kansas State Department of Education

The Kansas State Department of Education certifies school psychologists. Kansas school psychologists can earn continuing education credit through 6 semester hours of university credit from a regionally accredited college or university within the 6-year period prior to application for renewal, or through completion of 120 additional Kansas inservice, or professional development hours, or by verification of three years of accredited experience. Psychologists who wish to practice outside a school setting must have a license issued by the Kansas Board of Psychological Examiners (http://ksbsrb.ks.gov/). The Kansas Board recognizes school psychology as a specialty within professional psychology.

Date of Info: 08/26/2016


Click here to view online CE courses for school psychologists.