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Washington DC continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

Washington DC Board of Psychology  
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 15 hours (50%)
License Expiration: 12/31, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA
Notes: Renewals before 31/12/2017 require min. 3 hours ethics & 3 hours cultural competence ; Renewals before 31/12/2019 and thereafter require min. 2 hrs. LGBTQ 
Date of Info: 10/16/2017 

Washington DC psychologists can earn up to 15 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

Washington DC Board of Professional Counseling 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 12/31, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC 
Notes: 6 hrs ethics & 4 hrs trauma counseling required each renewal
Date of Info: 10/16/2017

Washington DC 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)

The DC Board of Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology 
CE Required: 20 hours, every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit
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) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology.
Notes: 1 hour in ethics required each renewal
Date of Info
: 10/16/2017

DC 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

Washington DC Board of Social Work 
CE Required: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 12 hours 
License Expiration: 7/31, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB
Notes:For renewals before 7/31/2017 6 hrs ethics req'd each renewal (not allowed from HS), 3 hours of HIV AIDS training (allowed from HS) - OR - For renewals expiring on 7/31/2019 or thereafter: Min 6 hours in ethics (Not allowed home study) and min 2 hrs LGBTQ CE (allowed from home study)
Date of Info: 10/17/2017

Washington DC social workers can earn up to 12 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)

Washington DC Board of OT 
CE Required: OT-24/OTA-12 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: 9/30, odd years
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA
Notes: 2 hours of LGBTQ CE required each renewal
Date of Info: 1/19/2018

Washington DC OTs can earn all 24 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)

Washington DC Board of MFT  
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 15 hours (15 must be live) 
License Expiration: 12/31, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA, NBCC
Notes: 6 hrs ethics required each renewal - AND - Applicants renewing before 12/31/2018 may complete CE in current and emerging issues in MFT, including not-traditional families, domestic violence, HIV, Aging, End of life issues, Addiction and Psychopharmacolgy or trauma  -OR- Applicants renwing after 12/31/2018 shallhave min 2 hours LGBTQ and may complete CE in emerging issues in MFT as listed previously. 
Date of Info: 10/17/2017

Washington DC 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)

Washington DC Board of Dietetics & Nutrition
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 11/1, odd years 
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR  
Date of Info: 10/17/2017

Washington DC dietitians/nutritionists can earn all 30 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.