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Texas continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists 
CE Required: 20 hours per year 
Online CE Allowed: No limit if APA-approved
License Expiration: Birthmonth, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA (Professional Development Resources is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for Texas psychologists.)
Notes: 3 hours in ethics & 3 hours in cultural diversity (areas of cultural diversity include, but are not limited to, age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, language, national origin, race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, and social economic status) are required each renewal 
Date of Info: 5/14/2018

Texas psychologists can earn all 20 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

Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors 
CE Required: 24 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 15 hours (effective 12/1/2016 - 9 hours must be live) 
License Expiration: Birthmonth, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC, APA, ASWB 
Notes: Licensees must complete at least 4 hours of ethics, 2 of which must be directly related to Texas LPC ethics, each renewal. Completion of the Texas LPC Jurisprudence Exam will count as 1 hour of ethics (also required each renewal). A licensee holding the supervisor status must complete 6 hours of continuing education in supervision each renewal.
Date of Info: 08/24/2017

Texas counselors can earn up to 15 hours (effective for renewals 12/1/2016 and after) required for renewal through online courses offered on the counseling page of this website. Click here to view board-approved online CE courses.

 

Speech-Language Pathologists (SLPs)

Texas Speech-Language Pathologists and Audiologists Advisory Board
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years (30 if dual licensed) 
Online CE Allowed: No limit if ASHA-approved 
License Expiration: Date of issue, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA
Notes: 2 hrs ethics required each renewal
Date of Info: 3/26/2018

Texas 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

Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit (independent study)
License Expiration: Last day of birthmonth, every 2 years 
Accreditation Accepted: Professional Development Resources is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (#5678).
Notes: 6 hours in professional ethics & social work values required each renewal 
Date of Info: 08/24/2017

Texas social workers can earn all 30 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the social work page of this website. Click here to view board-approved online CE courses.

 

Occupational Therapists (OTs)

Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit if AOTA-approved
License Expiration: Last day of birthmonth, every 2 years 
Accreditation Accepted: AOTA (Professional Development Resources in an AOTA-approved provider #3159)
Notes: CE must be relevant to practice and be entered on your CE Submission Form prior to renewal 
Date of Info: 8/13/2018

Texas OTs can earn all 30 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the Occupational Therapy page of this website. Click here to view AOTA-approved online CE courses.


Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs)

Texas State Board of Examiners of MFTs 
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 12 hours (6 per year)
License Expiration: Birthmonth, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: Professional Development Resources is approved by the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists (Provider #114)
Notes: 6 hours ethics required each renewal (jurisprudence exam can count for 1 hr); 3 hr supervision course for supervisors
Date of Info: 08/24/2017

Texas MFTs can earn up to 12 hours per renewal through online courses offered on the marriage & family therapy page of this website. Click here to view board-approved online CE courses.

 

Dietitians & Nutritionists (RDNs)

Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) 
CE Required: 12 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 6 hours (must have posttest)
License Expiration: Birthmonth, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR
Notes: 1 hr jurisprudence exam required each renewal
Date of Info: 08/24/2017

Texas dietitians/nutritionists can earn up to 6 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.

 

School Psychologists

Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists 
CE Required: 20 hours per year 
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: Birthmonth, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA
Notes: 3 hours in ethics & 3 hours in cultural diversity (areas of cultural diversity include, but are not limited to, age, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, language, national origin, race, religion, culture, sexual orientation, and social economic status) are required each renewal
Date of Info: 5/14/2018

Texas school psychologists (LSSPs) can earn all 20 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the school psychology page of this website. Click here to view APA-approved online CE courses