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Mississippi continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

Mississippi Board of Psychology
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years 
Home Study Allowed: No limit if APA approved
License Expiration: 6/30, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA
Notes: 2 hrs professional ethics or legal issues required each renewal 
Date of Info: 6/6/2017

Mississippi 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

Mississippi Board of Examiners for LPC 
CE Required: 24 hours every 2 years 
Home Study Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 6/30, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC
Notes: 6 hrs professional ethics or legal issues required each renewal 
Date of Info: 6/6/2017

Mississippi counselors can earn all 24 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)

Mississippi Speech-Language Pathology/Audiology Advisory Council  
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years
Home Study Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 6/30, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA
Notes: 10 hours must directly relate to clinical practice 
Date of Info: 6/8/2017

Mississippi 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

Mississippi Board of Examiners for SW & MFT  
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: 20 hours (must have posttest & evaluation such as those offered by PDR) 
License Expiration: LMSW & LCSW = 4/30; LSW = 9/30, every 2 years, odd numbered licenses renew in odd years, even numbered licenses renew in even years
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB
Notes: 4 hrs prof ethics & 2 hrs cultural diversity required each renewal, allowed 10 hrs of carryover if earned within 6 months prior to current renewal date
Date of Info: 6/8/2017

Mississippi 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)

Mississippi Advisory Council in Occupational Therapy 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 7 hours 
License Expiration: 4/30, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA
Notes: 6 hours must directly relate to OT practice & be live 
Date of Info: 6/9/2017

Mississippi OTs can earn up to 7 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)

Mississippi Board of Examiners for SW & MFT 
CE Required: 24 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 6 hours (must have posttest & evaluation) 
License Expiration: 9/30, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: AAMFT (PDR is not approved)
Notes: 4 hours professional ethics each renewal (not allowed from HS)
Date of Info: 6/9/2017

Mississippi MFTs can not earn HS credits via PDR.

 

Dietitians & Nutritionists (RDNs)

Mississippi Council of Advisors in Dietetics 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years or current CDR card 
Home Study Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 3/31, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR (MS DOH does not accept HS, but CDR does)
Date of Info: 6/9/2017

Mississippi 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.