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Washington continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

Washington Board of Psychology 
CE Required: 60 every 3 years 
Online CE Allowed: no limits
License Expiration: DOB, every 3 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA 
Notes: 4 hours of ethics are required at each renewal, 6 hours of suicide assessment, treatment and management every six years
Date of Info
: 3/21/2018

Washington psychologists can earn all 60 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 Licensed Social Worker Program 
CE Required: 36 every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: 26 hours (distance learning) must have posttest
License Expiration: DOB, every 2 years
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB, NBCC
Notes: 6 hrs prof ethics & law required each renewal
Date of Info: 01/14/2016

Washington counselors can earn up to 26 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)

Washington Board of Hearing & Speech 
CE Required: 30 hours every 3 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit if ASHA approved (must have post-test)
License Expiration: DOB, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA
Notes: 1 hr infection control required each renewal, at least 25 hours must relate to profession specific skills and competencies
Date of Info: 01/14/2016

Washington SLPs can earn all 30 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 Licensed Social Worker Program 
CE Required: 36 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 26 hours (distance learning) must have posttest
License Expiration: DOB, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB, NBCC 
Notes: 6 hrs professional ethics & law required each renewal
Date of Info: 01/14/2016

Washington social workers can earn up to 26 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 OT Practice Board  
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit
License Expiration: DOB, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: No pre-approval
Notes: 20 hours must directly relate to practice of OT 
Date of Info: 01/14/2016

Washington 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 CEU courses.

 

Marriage & Family Therapists (MFTs)

Washington Licensed Social Worker Program 
CE Required: 36 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 26 hours (distance learning) must have post-test
License Expiration: DOB, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB, NBCC 
Notes: 6 hrs professional ethics & law required each renewal
Date of Info: 01/13/2016

Washington MFTs can earn up to 26 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 Dietitian & Nutritionist Program
CE Required: No 
Online CE Allowed: N/A 
License Expiration: DOB, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: N/A 
Date of Info: 01/14/2016