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Massachusetts continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Psychologists 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit if APA approved 
License Expiration: 6/30, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA (Professional Development Resources is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists)
Date of Info: 5/1/2018

Massachusetts psychologists can earn all 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

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Health Professionals
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: 15 hours (50%)
License Expiration: 12/31, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC (Professional Development Resources is an NBCC-approved provider #5590)
Date of Info
: 5/23/2017

Massachusetts counselors can earn up to 50% of 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)

Massachusetts Board of Registration in SLP & A 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years (30 if dual licensed)
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 1/6, even years
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA (Professional Development Resources is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA Provider #AAUM) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology)
Notes: Minimum of 10 hrs in area of licensure 
Date of Info
: 5/23/2017

Massachusetts 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

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers 
CE Required: LICSW-30; LCSW-20; LSW-15; LSWA-10 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: 9/30, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB (Professional Development Resources is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB ACE Approval #1046)) to sponsor continuing education for social workers) 
Date of Info
: 5/23/2017

Massachusetts social workers can earn all of the 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)

Massachusetts Board of Registration in Allied Health Professions 
CE Required: No 
Online CE Allowed: N/A 
License Expiration: DOB, every 2 years
National Accreditation Accepted: N/A 
Date of Info: 5/23/2017

MA does not currently have a requirement for CE as a condition of license renewal for Occupational Therapists. It is recommended that all licensees engage in continuing competence.

 

Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs)

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Allied Health Professionals 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: 15 hours (50%)
License Expiration: 12/31, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: AAMFT (we are not approved for MFTs) 

Date of Info
: 5/23/2017


Dietitians & Nutritionists (RDNs)

Massachusetts Board of Registration of Dietitians & Nutritionists
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: DOB, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR 
Notes: All courses must be in nutrition (no business)
Date of Info: 5/23/2017

Massachusetts 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.