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South Carolina continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

South Carolina Board of Examiners in Psychology 
CE Required: 24 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit if APA approved (Cat A) 
License Expiration: 11/30, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA 
Notes: Minimum 12 hrs from Cat A (formal education programs) 
Date of Info
: 7/9/2018

South Carolina 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

South Carolina Board of Examiners of Counseling & MFT 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 15 hours (informal)
License Expiration: 8/31, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: Board Approved Provider #193, NBCC
Notes: 25 hours must be formal (live face to face); supervisors need a minumum of 10 hours supervision, 5 of which are live. Please refer to board website for information regarding multiple licensess.
Date of Info
: 7/9/2018

South Carolina counselors can earn up to 15 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)

South Carolina Board of Examiners in SLP/A
CE Required: 16 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 16
License Expiration: 3/31, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: Board accepts ASHA
Notes: 1/2 of hours must pertain to clinical practice 
Date of Info
: 7/9/2018


Social Workers

South Carolina Board of Social Work Examiners  
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit if ASWB approved with posttest 
License Expiration: 12/31, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB 
Notes: 20 hours must be from SW source (author is a social worker)
Date of Info: 7/9/2018

South Carolina social workers can earn all 40 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)

South Carolina Board of Occupational Therapy 
CE Required: 16 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit (formal self-study with testing)
License Expiration: 3/15, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA 
Notes: 8 hours must relate to direct patient care 
Date of Info: 7/9/2018

South Carolina OTs can earn all 16 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)

South Carolina Board of Examiners of Counseling & MFT  
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 15 hours (informal)
License Expiration: 8/31, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: Board Approved Provider #193 ; NBCC
Notes: 25 hours must be formal (live face to face); supervisors required 10 hours supervision, 5 of which are live; Please refer to the board website regardng CE for multiple licenses.
Date of Info
: 7/9/2018

South Carolina MFTs can earn up to 15 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)

South Carolina Panel for Dietetics 
CE Required: Must maintain CDR registration of 75 hrs every 5 yrs
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 5/31, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR 
Date of Info: 7/9/2018

South Carolina dietitians/nutritionists can earn all 75 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.