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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: 10 hours ( if APA approved 'self study' program) (15 hrs if APA approved 'self study' program for school psychologists)
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years (every 3 years for school psychologists) 
National Accreditation Accepted: APA
Notes:
 3 hrs ethics required each renewal; 2 hrs mental health conditions common to veterans and their family members
Date of Info: 10/20/2021

West Virginia psychologists can earn up to 10 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the psychology page of this website. Click here to view online CE courses for psychologists.

West Virginia school psychologists can earn up to 15 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the school psychology page of this website. Click here to view online CE courses for school psychologists. 

 

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
Notes: 3 hours ACA approved ethics required each renewal (Note: PDR ethics courses are not accepted for this requirement); Supervisors need 3 hrs in supervision from an NBCC approved provider each renewal; 2 hours CE related to the mental health conditions common to veterans and their families
Date of Info: 10/20/2021

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: 20 hours
License Expiration: 12/31, even years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASHA 
Notes: 
2 hours of ethics are required at each renewal
Date of Info:
 10/20/21

West Virginia SLPs can earn up 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: 40 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: 20 hours ASWB approved online courses
License Expiration: DOI, every 2 years 
National Accreditation Accepted: ASWB
Notes: 1 hour ethics required each renewal; 2 hours related to the mental health conditions common to veterans and their families
Date of Info: 10/20/21

West Virginia 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 hours every two years 
Home Study Allowed: No limit (formal self-study) 
License Expiration: 12/31, annually 
National Accreditation Accepted: AOTA
Notes: "The Board suggests that licensees accumulate hours from a broad scope and variety of activities,"as listed in Title 13.3b.
Date of Info:
 10/20/2021

West Virginia OTs can earn up to 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, NBCC
Notes: 3 hours AAMFT approved ethics required each renewal (Note: PDR ethics courses are not accepted for this requirement); Supervisors need 3 hrs in supervision from an NBCC approved provider each renewal; 2 hours CE related to the mental health conditions common to veterans and their families
Date of Info: 10/20/2021

West Virginia marriage and family therapists can earn up to 20 hours required for renewal through online courses offered on the marriage and family therapy page of this website. Click here to view NBCC-approved online CE courses.

 

Dietitians & Nutritionists (RDNs)

West Virginia Board of Licensed Dietitians 
CE Required: 20 hours every 2 years 
Online CE Allowed: No limit (CDR approved self-study program Activity Types 700-740)
License Expiration: 6/30, annually (If your license was issued in an odd year, you will need to report your CPE's in odd years. Same as in even years - report in even years. Example - your license was issued in 1997 - you report your CPE's in 1999, 2001, 2003, etc. - Issued in 1998 - you report in 2000, 2002, 2004, 2006, etc.)
National Accreditation Accepted: CDR 
Date of Info:
 10/20/2021

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.