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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
Notes: All CE activities must be clearly psychological in nature
Date of Info: 6/8/2020

Massachusetts Psychologists can earn all 20 hours for renewal through online courses offered on the Psychology page of this site. Click here to view online CE courses for psychologists.

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: 8/13/2019

Massachusetts counselors can earn up to 15 hours per 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
: 8/13/2019

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: DOB, every 2 years
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB 
Date of Info: 7/8/2020

Please note that we have been unable to verify the online allowance for CE at this time. In 2017 social workers were allowed to complete all of their CE requirements on line with ASWB approved providers. We will conitnue to check the Massachusetts Board of Registration of Social Workers for more up to date information.

 

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: 8/13/2019

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: 8/13/2019

Massachusetts MFTs can earn up to 15 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)

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: 8/13/2019

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.