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New York continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

New York Board of Psychology 
CE Required: No 
Online CE Allowed: N/A 
License Expiration: N/A 
National Accreditation Accepted: N/A 
Notes: Must complete 2 hr course in child abuse reporting pre-licensure
Date of Info: 9/28/2016

Counselors

New York Mental Health Practitioners Board 
CE Required: 36 hours every 3 years (effective 1/1/17) 
Online CE Allowed: 12 hours per renewal (self-study)
License Expiration: Three-year registration period 
PDR Approval: Professional Development Resources, inc. is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0135. Course type: Self-study. 
Notes: Provider status obtained 7/25/2018 - courses taken before that date will not be accepted by the board.
Date of Info: 7/26/2018

New York Counselors can earn up to 12 hours per renewal through online courses offered on the Counseling page of this website. Click here to view board-approved online (self-study) CE courses.

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs)

Board for SLP/A 
CE Required: 30 hours every 3 years 
Online CE Allowed: 20 hours if ASHA approved (self-study) 
License Expiration: Licenses do not expire 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA 
Notes: 20 hours must be in "professional" area 
Date of Info: 10/14/2015

New York SLPs can earn up to 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

New York Board of Social Work 
CE Required: 36 hours every 3 years
Home Study Allowed: 12 hours (self-study)
License Expiration: N/A registration every 3 years
National Accreditation Accepted: Must be department approved (PDR is not)
Notes
Date of Info: 4/5/2017

Occupational Therapists (OTs)

New York Board of OT  
CE Required: 36 hours every 3 years 
Online CE Allowed: 24 hours (self-study)
License Expiration: Birthmonth, every 3 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA accepted
Date of Info: 12/14/2018
Notes:  See http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/ot/otcco.htm

New York OTs can earn up to 24 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)

New York Mental Health Practitioners Board 
CE Required: 36 hours every 3 years (effective 1/1/17) 
Online CE Allowed: 12 hours per renewal
License Expiration: Three-year registration period 
National Accreditation Accepted: Board-approval required 
Notes: The proposed rule provides a phase-in period in which licensees, whose next registration period is during the first three years after January 1, 2017, will be required to complete only one hour of mandatory continuing education for each month in the registration period after January 1, 2017.
Date of Info: 9/28/2016

Dietitians & Nutritionists (RDNs)

New York State Board for Dietetics & Nutrition 
CE Required: No 
Online CE Allowed: N/A 
License Expiration: N/A 
National Accreditation Accepted: N/A
Date of Info: 10/14/2015