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Rhode Island continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

Rhode Island Board of Psychology  
CE Required: 24 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 6/30, even years (renewal app due 6/1)
National Accreditation Accepted: APA
Date of Info: 7/9/2018

Rhode Island psychologists can earn all 24 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the psychology page of this website. Click here to view online CE courses for psychologists. 

 

Counselors

Rhode Island Board of MHC & MFT 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit (Category 1 "web-based offerings") 
License Expiration: 6/30, even years (renewal app due 6/1)
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC, APA
Notes: Minimum 20 hours must be from Cat 1 (formal programs)
Date of Info: 6/28/2020

Rhode Island counselors can earn all 40 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)

Rhode Island Board of Examiners for SLP&A 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years (30 if dual-licensed) 
Online CE Allowed: No limit if ASHA approved 
License Expiration: 6/30, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA 
Date of Info: 6/17/2020

Rhode Island 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

Rhode Island Board of Social Work Examiners 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 6 hours (24 hours must be live "contact hours")
License Renewal Deadline: 5/1, odd years (due 4/15)
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB 
Notes: 3 hrs SW ethics & 3 hrs cross cultural practice to include alleviation of oppression required each renewal 
Date of Info
: 7/9/2018

Rhode Island social workers can earn up to 6 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)

Rhode Island Board of OT Practice 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit (Category II) 
License Expiration: 3/31, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA 
Date of Info: 7/9/2018

Rhode Island 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.

 

Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs)

Rhode Island Board of MHC & MFT  
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit (Category 1 "web-based offerings") 
License Expiration: 6/30, even years (renewal app due 6/1)
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC, APA
Notes: Minimum 20 hours must be from Cat 1 (formal programs)
Date of Info: 7/9/2018

Rhode Island MFTs can earn up all 40 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)

Rhode Island Board of Dietetics Practice 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 10/31, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR 
Date of Info: 7/9/2018

Rhode Island dietitians/nutritionists can earn all 20 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.