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Michigan continuing education (CE) requirements:

* Michigan now requires that ALL licensed healthcare professionals complete a one-time training on identifying victims of human trafficking, beginning with the 2017 renewal cycle. This training requirement will need to be completed prior to the license renewal in 2019. The training is not a part of your on-going continuing education.

Psychologists

Michigan Board of Psychology 
CE Required: 30 hours every two years
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: 8/31, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA
Notes: 2 hours of pain management and symptoms, and 3 hours of ethics are required at each renewal
Date of Info: 8/21/2017

No more than 12 hours can be earned during a 24-hour period. Continuing education hours in pain and symptom management may include, but are not limited to: courses in behavior management, psychology of pain, pharmacology, behavior modification, stress management, clinical applications, and drug interventions as they relate to professional practice.

Michigan psychologists can earn all 30 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

Michigan Board of Counseling  
CE Required: No 
Online CE Allowed: N/A 
License Expiration: 5/31, every 3 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: N/A 
Date of Info: 8/21/2017

 

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs)

Michigan Board of Speech Language Pathology 
CE Required: 20 hours (CPD credits) every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: 15 hours
License Expiration: 9/30 every two years
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA
Notes: 1 CPD credit in pain and symptom management required to renew
Date of Info: 8/21/2017

No more than 12 cpd credits shall be earned for approved continuing education programs or activities during one 24-hour period.

 

Social Workers

Michigan Board of Social Work
CE Required: 45 hours every 3 years 
Online CE Allowed: 22 hours (A minimum of half of total CE required per renewal must be live)
License Expiration: 4/30, every 3 years  
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB 
Notes: 5 hrs ethics & 2 hr pain mgmt required each renewal
Date of Info: 08/25/2017

Michigan social workers can earn up to 22 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)

Michigan Board of Occupational Therapy 
CE Required: No 
Online CE Allowed: N/A
License Expiration: 5/31, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: N/A
Notes: The Public Health Code, in MCL 333.18313, requires the completion of an appropriate number of hours of continuing education or continuing competence activities for license renewal. However, administrative rules implementing the continuing education requirements have not been created. Until administrative rules for continuing education are implemented, you are responsible for maintaining competence in your profession but you are not required to demonstrate how.
Date of Info: 08/25/2017

 

Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs)

Michigan Board of MFT  
CE Required: No 
Online CE Allowed: N/A 
License Expiration: 1/31, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: N/A 
Date of Info: 8/25/2017

 

Dietitians & Nutritionists (RDNs)

Michigan Board of Dietitians & Nutritionists 
CE Required: No 
Online CE Allowed: N/A 
License Expiration: N/A
National Accreditation Accepted: N/A
Notes: On July 1, 2014, Governor Snyder signed into law Public Act 267 of 2014, which repeals the licensure requirements for dieticians and nutritionists. This act also abolishes the Board of Dietetics and Nutrition.
Date of Info: 08/25/2017