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West Virginia continuing education (CE) requirements:

Psychologists

West Virginia Board of Examiners of Psychologists 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years (30 every 3 years for school psychologists) 
Online CE Allowed: No limit if APA approved
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years (every 3 years for school psychologists) 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA, NASP
Notes:
 3 hrs ethics required each renewal (3 hrs school psy CE every year for school psychologists)
Effective January 1, 2017, two hours of the 20 hours required for each two year renewal period shall be about mental health conditions common to veterans and their family members. Such training shall include (1) Inquiry about whether patients are veterans or family members of veterans, and (2) Screening veterans and their family members for: (a) Suicide risk and suicide prevention; (b) Posttraumatic stress, anxiety, panic, depressive, intermittent explosive & related disorders; and (c) The need for family and/or marital counseling.

Date of Info: 11/07/2016

West Virginia 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

West Virginia BOE in Counseling 
CE Required: 35 every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: 20 hours if NBCC or ACA-approved 
License Expiration: 6/30, odd years
National Accreditation Accepted: NBCC - Professional Development Resources is an NBCC-approved provider of online CE for West Virigina Counselors.
Notes: 3 hours in ethics are required each renewal (first renewal live, then HS allowed). Supervisors need 3 hrs in supervision each renewal
Date of Info: 3/3/2017

West Virginia counselors can earn up to 20 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)

West Virginia Board of Examiners of SLP/A 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years (30 if dual licensed) 
Online CE Allowed: 5 hours
License Expiration: 12/31, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA 
Notes: 
2 hours of ethics are required at each renewal
Date of Info:
 1/19/2016

West Virginia SLPs can earn up to 5 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

West Virginia Board of Social Work Examiners 
CE Required: 50 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 20 hours (Cat II #490000) 
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: No, must be board approved provider (board does not approve home study providers)
Notes: Ethics required each renewal 
Date of Info: 01/22/2016

Alabama social workers can earn up to 20 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)

West Virginia Board of Occupational Therapy 
CE Required: 24 every two years 
Home Study Allowed: No limit (formal self-study) 
License Expiration: 12/31, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA 
Date of Info:
 01/19/2016

West Virginia 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)

West Virginia Board of Examiners in Counseling  
CE Required: 35 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 20 hours 
License Expiration: 6/30, even years (CE due 5/15) 
National Accreditation Accepted: AAMFT
Notes: 3 hrs MFT ethics required each renewal (first renewal must be live)
***PDResources is not an AAMFT approved provider
Date of Info: 01/22/2016

 

Dietitians & Nutritionists (RDNs)

West Virginia Board of Licensed Dietitians 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit 
License Expiration: 6/30, annually (CE due odd years) 
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR 
Date of Info:
 6/20/2016

West Virginia 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.