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Montana continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

Montana Board of Psychologists 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: 12/31
National Accreditation Accepeted: APA (if meets rule 240.189.2101); The board/staff will not preapprove continuing education programs or sponsors. Qualifying criteria for continuing education are specified in these rules. It is the responsibility of the licensee to select quality programs that contribute to his/her knowledge and competence which also meet these qualifications. Refer to rule 240.189.2101 for a list of acceptable activities.
Notes:
Date of Info:
4/9/2021

Montana psychologists can earn all 40 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

Montana Board of Behavioral Health 
CE Required: 20 hours per year 
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: 12/31, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: Licensees are responsible for selecting quality programs that focus on protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public and contribute to licensees' professional knowledge and competence. Refer to Rule 3 for a list of acceptable activities.
Notes: 2 hrs Suicide Prevention
Date of Info: 4/9/2021

Montana counselors can earn all 20 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)

Montana Board of Speech-Language Pathologists & Audiologists
CE Required: 10 hours annually 
Online CE Allowed: No llimit
License Expiration: 2/1, annually
National Accreditation Accepted: Licensees are responsible for selecting quality programs that focus on protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public and contribute to speech-language pathologists' and audiologists' professional knowledge and competence. Refer to rule 24.222.2102 for acceptable CE activities. 
Notes: CE must be relevant to practice 
Date of Info: 4/9/2021

Montana SLPs can earn all 10 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

Montana Board of Behavioral Health
CE Required: 20 hours per year 
Home Study Allowed: No  limit
License Expiration: 12/31, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: Licensees are responsible for selecting quality programs that focus on protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public and contribute to licensees' professional knowledge and competence. Refer to Rule 3 for a list of acceptable activities.
Notes: 2 hrs Suicide Prevention
Date of Info: 4/9/2021

Montana social workers can earn all 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)

Montana Board of Occupational Therapy Practice 
CE Required: 10 hours per year 
Home Study Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 6/15, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA
Notes: CE must be germane to practice 
Date of Info: 4/9/2021

Montana OTs can earn all 10 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)

Montana Board of Behavioral Health
CE Required: 20 hours per year 
Home Study Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: 12/31, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: Licensees are responsible for selecting quality programs that focus on protecting the health, safety, and welfare of the public and contribute to licensees' professional knowledge and competence. Refer to Rule 3 for a list of acceptable activities.
Notes: 2 hrs Suicide Prevention
Date of Info: 4/9/2021

Montana MFTs can earn up to 20 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)

Montana Board of Medical Examiners
CE Required: No 
Online CE Allowed: N/A
License Expiration: 10/31, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR
Date of Info: 4/9/2021