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Ohio continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists & School Psychologists

Ohio Board of Psychology  
CE Required: 23 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 9/30, even years - CE due 8/31 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA 
Notes: 4 hours in ethics or cultural competency required each renewal
Date of Info: 8/10/2018

Ohio psychologists can earn all 23 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the psychology page of this website. Click here to view APA-approved online CE courses

PLEASE NOTE: ALL CE COURSES must be sent to OPA or OSPA for certification before the associations send the hours to the Board. This includes APA-approved courses. Unless you send CE certificates to OPA or OSPA, they will have no way of knowing that the course was completed! The Ohio State Board of Psychology does not accept CE certificates directly.


Counselors, Social Workers & MFTs

Ohio Counselor, Social Worker & MFT Board 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: No limit (effective 3/5/2018)
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: Professional Development Resources is approved by ASWBNBCC, and the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board (Provider #RCST100501).
Notes: 
3 hours in ethics are required each renewal; 3 hours in supervision are required for those with the supervising counselor designation.
Date of Info: 8/13/2018

Ohio counselors, social workers, and MFTs can earn all 30 hours required for renewal through online courses offered @pdresources.org. Click on your profession to view board-approved online CE courses for counselors, social workers, or MFTs.

PDR CommentThe CSWMFT Board adopted CE Broker several months ago for licensee reporting of completed CE as well as for processing and tracking approved providers and programs. We are working on setting this up in CE Broker (we already report for several other states) and will soon begin reporting for Ohio licensees. The effective date for reporting is January 1, 2019.

 

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs)

Ohio Board of Speech Language Pathology & Audiology 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: No limit if ASHA-approved
License Expiration: 12/31, 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) and the Ohio Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology and is CE Broker compliant (all courses are reported within a few days of completion).
Notes: 10 hours must be in area of licensure, 10 may be related. 2 hours must be related to ethics (effective 1/1/15). 1 hour may be used to show proof of training on human trafficking.
Date of Info: 9/27/2018

Ohio 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.

We report to CE Broker for you - so you don't have to! All courses are reported within a few days of completion. 

  

Occupational Therapists (OTs)

Ohio OT, PT, AT Board  
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years
Home Study Allowed: No limit (self study - must have posttest & certificate) 
License Expiration: OT 6/30, odd years | OTA 6/30, even years
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA
Notes: 1 hr ethics required each renewal 
Date of Info: 3/9/2018

Ohio OTs can earn all 20 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.
 

Dietitians & Nutritionists (RDNs)

Ohio Board of Dietetics 
CE Required: 75 hours every 5 years by maintaining CDR registration 
Home Study Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 6/30, every 2 years
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR
Notes: 1 hr jurisprudence required every odd year
Date of Info: 3/9/2018

Ohio dietitians/nutritionists can earn all 75 hours required for registration through online courses offered on the nutrition & dietetics page of this website. Click here to view CDR-approved online CE courses.