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Maryland continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

Maryland Board of Examiners of Psychologists 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 20 hours (independent study - must have posttest and certificate)
License Expiration: 3/31, every 2 years (even/odd license numbers will be due even/odd years) 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA 
Notes: 3 hrs ethics, or laws pertaining to practise of psychology or risk management; 3 hours cultural diversity; If licensee holds a supervisory position - 3 hrs clinical supervision
Date of Info
: 11/20/2017

Maryland psychologists can earn up to 20 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

Maryland Board of Professional Counselors & Therapists 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: 10 hours (distance learning Category B) 
License Expiration: 12/31, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC
Notes: Min 30 hrs Cat A; Max 10 hrs Cat B 
Date of Info: 11/20/2017

Maryland counselors can earn up to 10 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)

Maryland Board of Speech Pathology, Audiology & Hearing Aid Dispensors
CE Required: 30 hours per year 
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: 12/31, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA
Date of Info
: 11/20/2017


Maryland SLPs can earn all 30 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

Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 20 hours (Cat II) 
License Expiration: 10/31, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB
Notes: Min 20 hrs Cat 1 (live); 3 hrs ethics required each renewal (must be Cat 1) 
Date of Info
: 8/24/2018

Maryland social workers can earn up to 20 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)

Maryland Board of OT Practice
CE Required: 24 CCRs (hours) every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: 6/30, every 2 years (even/odd original license year renew even/odd years) 
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA - Professional Development Resources is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) approved provider of continuing education (#3159).
Notes: 16 hrs must relate to OT principles & procedures / 8 hrs allowed from OT role-related activities 
Date of Info
: 11/20/2017

Maryland OTs can earn all 24 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)

Maryland Board of Professional Counselors & Therapists  
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: 10 hours (distance learning Category B) 
License Expiration: 12/31, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC
Notes: Min 30 hrs Cat A; Max 10 hrs Cat B 
Date of Info: 11/20/2017

Maryland MFTs can earn up to 10 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)

Maryland Board of Dietetic Practice  
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Home Study Allowed: 20 hours 
License Expiration: 10/31, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR 
Date of Info: 11/20/2017

Maryland dietitians/nutritionists can earn up to 20 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.