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Maine continuing education (CE) requirements:


Psychologists

Maine Board of Examiners of Psychologists 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: 4/30, annually (CE due even years)
National Accreditation Accepted: APA 
Notes: 3 hrs ethics, 20 hrs in area of practice; 3 hrs supervision if applicable
Date of Info: 12/6/2017

Maine psychologists can earn all 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

Maine Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure
CE Required: 55 hours every 2 years (15 hours may consist of peer consultation) 
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: To be approved, objectives must directly relate to counseling theory 
Notes: 4 hrs ethics required each renewal, No yoga/CAM courses allowed; Continuing education credit may not be claimed more than once for completing the same prerecorded program, home study, or online, internet or other distance learning program.
Date of Info: 12/6/2017

Maine counselors can earn all 55 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)

Maine Board of Speech Language Pathology, Audiology & Hearing Aid 
CE Required: 10 hours per year (16 if dual)
Online CE Allowed: 4 hours
License Expiration: 2/28, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA 
Date of Info: 12/6/2017

Maine SLPs can earn up to 4 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

Maine State Board of Social Worker Licensure 
CE Required: 25 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: 10 hours (if non-interactive); CE credit only once for a particular audiotape/disk, videotape/disk or course of independent study. Continuing professional education credit may not be claimed for a course of independent study that is substantially similar to a course that the licensee has previously taken for credit.
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: No blanket approval for home study
Notes: 4 hours SW ethics required each renewal, Conditionally licensed SW also need 6 hours psychosocial assessment
Date of Info: 12/6/2017

Maine social workers can earn up to 10 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)

Maine Board of Occupational Therapy
CE Required: No Requirements
Online CE Allowed: N/A
License Expiration: 3/31, odd years  
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA
Date of Info: 12/6/2017

 
 

Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs)

Maine Board of Counseling Professionals Licensure
CE Required: 55 hours every 2 years (15 hours may consist of peer consultation) 
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: To be approved, objectives must directly relate to counseling theory 
Notes: 4 hrs ethics required each renewal, No yoga/CAM courses allowed
Date of Info: 11/13/2015

Maine MFTs can earn up to 55 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)

Maine Board of Licensing of Dietetic Practice 
CE Required: 15 hours per year 
Online CE Allowed: 11 hours (correspondence courses - Cat 2) 
License Expiration: 12/31, annually (CE due 8/31)
National Accreditation Accepted: "may approve all courses approved by ADA" 
Notes: Minimum 4 hours from Cat 1 - live courses 
Date of Info: 12/6/2017