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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 APA-approved online CE courses

 

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: 7/9/2018

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: 7/9/2018

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.