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On Good Authority, Inc. (OGA) programs are approved for CE credits by Netsmart University, a division of Netsmart Technology (formerly ContinuedLearning, Inc). Netsmart University is a NAADAC approved Continuing Education Provider # 355. Please check with your state for further information.

On Good Authority, Inc. (OGA) programs are approved by Netsmart University, a division of Netsmart Technology (formerly ContinuedLearning, Inc). Netsmart University is recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors (Provider # 5933) to offer continuing education to National Certified Counselors. Netsmart University adheres to NBCC continuing education guidelines and maintains responsibility for these programs.

On Good Authority, Inc. (OGA) programs are approved by Netsmart University, a division of Netsmart Technology (formerly ContinuedLearning, Inc). Netsmart University is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists and maintains responsibility for the programs and their content.

All On Good Authority programs have been approved by the Florida State Public Guardianship Office (Elder Affairs).

Public Guardians from states other than Florida are not able to earn CEs using our programs at this time.

On Good Authority, Inc. (OGA) programs are approved by Netsmart University, a division of Netsmart Technology (formerly ContinuedLearning, Inc). The programs are also approved in some states and in some professions by On Good Authority.

On Good Authority, Inc. (OGA) programs are approved or specifically meet guidelines for CE Credits for social workers in Alabama, Alaska, Arkansas, Arizona, Delaware, Idaho, Illinois (#159-000236), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Minnesota (up to social worker to make sure in their field of practice), Montana (#05SW0015), Nebraska, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas (#CS1166), Utah, Virginia,Washington, Wyoming.

In addition, On Good Authority, Inc. (OGA) programs are approved for CE credits by Netsmart University, a division of Netsmart Technology (formerly ContinuedLearning, Inc). Netsmart University is approved by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB #1128) and the National Board of Certified Counselors (#5933). These state boards accept programs offered by ASWB and/or NBCC approved providers: Alaska, Arizona, District of Columbia, Florida [Netsmart University is an approved continuing education provider with the Florida Board of Licensed Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling [Board Provider # BAP 50-447] which expires 3-31-13 and maintains responsibility for these programs), Georgia, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Missouri, Mississippi, New Hampshire,New Jersey, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

On Good Authority, Inc. (OGA) programs are approved by Netsmart University, a division of Netsmart Technology (formerly ContinuedLearning, Inc). Netsmart University is recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors (Provider # 5933) to offer continuing education to National Certified Counselors. Netsmart University adheres to NBCC continuing education guidelines and maintains responsibility for these programs. This CE sponsorship is honored by many state boards of Marriage and Family Therapy and Licensed Professional Counseling. Please check with your state board to see if your state accepts NBCC providership.

All programs may be used in Category 2. Call for details (800-835-9636)

On Good Authority, Inc. (OGA) programs are approved by Netsmart University, a division of Netsmart Technology (formerly ContinuedLearning, Inc). Netsmart University is approved by the California Board of Nursing (#CEP 14819) and the Florida Board of Nursing (#FBN 3317) to sponsor continuing education for nurses and maintains responsibility for the programs and their content. Check with your state board of nursing to determine whether it will accept programs and providers approved by other state boards.

Please note: These courses are intended for the licensed professional to meet continuing education requirements for license renewal. They are NOT intended to meet requirements for a first-time license or for credit toward a college degree or school certification.

Addictions Counselors


State / Contacts Approval Source Requirement Renewal Date Next Deadline
Alabama Netsmart / NAADAC #355 20 / year
4 hrs AIDS/HIV and 4 hrs Ethics Education every 2 years.
Allowed number of home st
Individual expiration date located on certificate. --
Alaska Netsmart / NAADAC #355 Individual expiration date located on certificate. --
Arizona Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years
4 hrs HIV/AIDS Education and 6 hrs Ethics.
Allowed number of home study credits
Individual expiration date located on certificate. --
Arkansas All courses must be pre-approved by board. 60 / 2 years
6 hrs ethics.
Nov. 1 odd years. November 30, 2015
California Netsmart / NAADAC #355 60 / 2 years Check Certificate. --
Colorado Netsmart / NAADAC #355 Case by case basis, please call board. Check Certificate --
Connecticut Netsmart / NAADAC #355 20 / year
1 hr Ethics.
Allowed number of home study credits not specified.
Renewal packets will be sent with renewal dates. --
Delaware Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years
3 hrs Professional Ethics.
Allowed number of home study credits not specified.
Individual expiration date located on certificate. --
District of Columbia Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years
1/3 must be substance abuse specific
6 hrs Ethics.
Allowed number of home s
Individual expiration date located on certficate. --
Florida Netsmart / NAADAC #355 20 hrs / year
Allowed number of home study credits not specified.
June 30 July 31, 2015
Georgia Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 hrs / 2 years
6 hrs Ethics.
20 hrs allowed home study.
Individual expiration date located on certificate. --
Hawaii Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 hrs / years
6 hrs Ethics.
20 hrs allowed home study.
Individual expiration date located on certificate. --
Idaho Check with state board. 20 hrs / year
All 20 hrs may be home study.
You will be notified by postcard when your recertification is due. --
Illinois Check with state board. 40 hrs / 2 years
15 hrs allowed home study.
2 years to the date issued. --
Indiana Check with state board. 40 hrs / 2 years
Allowed home study not specified.
Individual expiration date located on certificate. --
Iowa Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs Ethics.
20 hrs allowed home study.
Individual expiration date located on certificate. --
Kansas Check with state board. 40 hrs / 2 years
2 hrs Ethics, 2 hrs Confidentiality, 2 hrs Infectious Disease.<br>
Check Certificate. --
Kentucky Check with state board. 60 hrs / 3 years
Home study must be individually board approved.
Check Certificate. --
Louisiana Any hours not provided by an AEP are subject to approval of the ADRA. 48 / 2 years
6 hrs Professional Ethics.
Home study not specified.
Check Certificate. --
Maine Netsmart / NAADAC #355 12 / year
Allowed home study not specified.
Nov. 30 November 30, 2014
Maryland Check with state board. 20 / year
Allowed home study not specified.
Individual expiration date located on certificate. --
Massachusetts Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years
20 hrs of home study allowed.
Individual expiration date located on certificate. --
Michigan Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years for a 2 year certificate, 20 / year for 1 year certificate.
50 % must be substance
Individuals will by notified of expiration date by mail. --
Minnesota Check with state board. 40 / 2 years
6hrs Ethics, 6hrs Cultural Diversity.
Allowed home study not specified.
Check Certificate. --
Mississippi Check with state board. 40 / 2 years
2 hrs Counselor Ethics Training, 2 hrs HIV/AIDS Update Training.
10 hrs allowed
Check Certificate. --
Missouri Check with state board. 60 / 2 years
Allowed home study not specified.
Check Certificate. --
Montana Check with state board. 20 / year
Allowed home study not specified.
June 30 June 30, 2015
Nebraska Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years
15 hrs allowed home study.
September 1, even years. September 1, 2014
Nevada Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years
3 hrs Ethics, 3 hrs Confidentiality.
Home study must be pre-approved by board.
Check Certificate. --
New Hampshire Netsmart / NAADAC #355 48 / 2 years
All courses must be alcohol or drug related.
50 % allowed home study.
Check Certificate. --
New Jersey Netsmart / NAADAC #355 24 / 2 years
Allowed home study not specified.
Check Certificate. --
New Mexico Check with state board. 40 / 2 years
6 hrs Ethics.
12 hrs allowed home study.
Check Certificate. --
North Carolina Netsmart / NAADAC #355 60 / 2 years
3 hrs Ethics, 3 hrs HIV/AIDS
30 hrs allowed home study.
1st day of Jan. or Jul. following second year anniversary of last certifcate. --
North Dakota Check with state board. 40 / 2 years
30 hrs allowed home study, must be pre-approved by board.
December 1, odd years. December 1, 2015
Ohio Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years
6 hrs Chemical Dependency.
Check Certificate. --
Oklahoma Netsmart / NAADAC #355 20 hrs / year
3 hrs ethics
Home study must be pre-approved by board.
June 30 June 30, 2015
Oregon Check with state board. 40 / 2 years
6 hrs Ethics.
Allowed home study not specified.
Check Certificate. --
Pennsylvania Check with state board. 45 / 2 years
3 hrs Professional Ethics.
Home study must be pre-approved by PCB.
Check Certificate. --
Rhode Island Check with state board. 40 / 2 years
3 hrs Ethics
Allowed home study not specified.
Check Certificate. --
South Carolina Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 /2 years
2 hrs Professional Ethics
20 hrs allowed home study.
Check Certificate. --
South Dakota All courses must be CBADP approved. 40 hrs / 2 years
Allowed home study not specified.
January 1 and July 1 every 2 years. --
Tennessee Netsmart / NAADAC #355 30 / year
No home study allowed.
Check Certificate. --
Texas Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years
3 hrs ethics
30 hrs allowed home study.
Check Certificate. --
Utah Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years
6 hrs Professional Ethics.
Check Certificate. --
Vermont Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years
6 hrs ethics
40 hrs allowed home study - must be NAADAC or Vermont Certificatio
Odd years. --
Virginia Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years
Allowed home study not specified.
Check Certificate. --
Washington Netsmart / NAADAC #355 28 / 2 years
Allowed home study not specified.
Check Certificate. --
West Virginia Netsmart / NAADAC #355 40 / 2 years
6 Addiction Specific
Allowed home study not specified.
September 30 --
Wisconsin Check with state board. 40 / 2 years
Ethics may not be taken as home study.
Allowed home study not specified.
Check Certificate. --

Counselors


State / Contacts Approval Source Requirement Renewal Date Next Deadline
Alabama NBCC ALC: 20 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics
LPC: 40 hrs / 2 years
6 hrs ethics
July 31 of Renewal Year --
Alaska NBCC; ASWB 40 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs professional ethics
Biennially. --
Arizona NBCC (needs Certificate of Completion) 40 hours Biennially starting with month and date of issuance --
Arkansas NBCC (Must be on approved list) 24 hrs / min 2 ethics
Home study - no limit
Biennial 7/1. July 1, 2014
California --
Colorado No CE required 6/30 - odd years June 30, 2015
Connecticut NBCC; ASWB 15 - home study ok Annual - by licensee's birth month --
Delaware NBCC 40 hrs
No less than 20 must be face-to-face
9/30 Even years September 30, 2014
District of Columbia NBCC 40 hrs/ 6 ethics, 4 trauma counseling
50% home study
12/31 Even years December 31, 2014
Florida NBCC; ASWB 30/3 ethics, 2 medical errors 3/31 - 2 yrs - next 3/31/15 March 31, 2015
Georgia NBCC; ASWB 35/3 ethics - No more than 5 by home study. Ethics cannot be done by home study 9/30 even years September 30, 2014
Hawaii No CE required 6/30 Triennium starts 6/30/08 next is 2014 June 30, 2014
Idaho NBCC 20 - no limit
Copy of certificate from approved provider required.
Before birth date each year --
Illinois NBCC 30 max 15 home study
Must include examination
3/31 odd years March 31, 2015
Indiana NBCC; ASWB 40 hrs/ 20 each year
50% home study
4/1 even years April 1, 2016
Iowa NBCC 40 max. 20 home study 10/1 biennial even years October 1, 2014
Kansas Not Needed 30 /3 ethics, 6 diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders: If posttest - max. 30, no posttest - ma 2 year last day of month of issuance --
Kentucky NBCC Min. 10
NBCC Home study much be Kentucky board approved
10/31 Annual --
Louisiana NBCC 40
Home study requires certificate on completion
2 yr in June --
Maine NBCC 55/ 4 ethics - 5 max. home study. Requires certificate of completion 2 yr on issuance date --
Maryland NBCC 30 / max 10 from home study 2 yr on odd year --
Massachusetts NBCC (Must be on approved list) 30/ 50% home study Biennial 12/31 odd years December 31, 2015
Michigan None Required 5/31 Your initial Counselor license is only good until the next expiration date of your profession ( --
Minnesota NBCC (Must be on approved list) After year 4 post-license: 12 additional
postgraduate semester credit hours.
Thereafter 40
Annual - Last day of month of orignal license --
Mississippi Verification consists of a certificate issued by NBCC, or certificates from other professional menta 12/3 ethics or legal issues dealing in delivering of counseling services. 6/30 Annual June 30, 2014
Missouri NBCC 40/ biennially - 20 home study 6/30 Biennial - odd year June 30, 2015
Montana NBCC (Must be on approved list) 20 1/1 Annual --
Nebraska NBCC (Must be on approved list) 32 in prior 24mths/ 2 ethics
20 home study
9/1 even years September 1, 2014
Nevada N/A 40 every 2 years - Max. 15 home study-must be field related 1/1 biennial. Next is 1/1/15 January 1, 2015
New Hampshire NBCC 40/6 ethics
20 home study
2 yrs. Date of issuance --
New Jersey NBCC (Must be on approved list) 40/5 ethics
Distance learning - requires certificate of completion
6/30 biennially --
New Mexico NBCC; ASWB 40/ 12 home study 2 yrs - issuance date --
New York No CE Required License valid for life. Registration required: see site for details --
North Carolina NBCC 30 1st renewal, 40/ 3 ethics
Certificate of completion required for home study
6/30 biennially --
North Dakota NBCC; ASWB 30 LPC
10 clinical additional for LPCC
2 year issuance date --
Ohio 30/3 ethics
15 home study-must apply for approval
NBCC and ASWB are not pre-approved
2 years issuance date --
Oregon NBCC (Must be on approved list) 40 hrs as condition of renewal on 4/1 even years 4/1 annual April 1, 2016
Pennsylvania NBCC; ASWB 30/3 3 ethics
Up to 20 home study
2/28 - odd years February 28, 2015
Rhode Island 40 hrs/ 20 from Category I - Category I- states web-based offerings. Regulations do not specifica 7/1 even year July 1, 2014
South Carolina 40 / 15 home study
Home study requires pre-approval by board
8/31 Biennial --
South Dakota NBCC Forty hours of approved continuing education is required biennially per licensee at the end of each Each license is renewed annually per calendar year. --
Tennessee NBCC 10/3 ethics (additional hrs for multiple licenses see site)
Max. 5 home study
Biennial-birth month --
Texas NBCC; ASWB 24/4 ethics Initial - 1 year by birth month after --
Utah 40/2 a maximum of six hours per two year period by home study 9/30 biennial even years September 30, 2014
Vermont NBCC 40/4 ethics
Max. 20 home study
1/1 Odd years - January 1, 2015
Virginia NBCC 20/2 ethics, standards of practice or laws governing behavioral science in Virginia
Home study a
6/30 annual June 30, 2014
Washington NBCC and others. See website 36 hrs / 2 years
6 hrs ethics
Limit 26 hrs of home study.
Birthday --
West Virginia NBCC 40/3 ethics (not by home study)
20 home study accepted
6/30 odd year June 30, 2015
Wisconsin NBCC 30 /4 ethics Any continuing education program sponsored by the national board for certified counselo March odd years --
Wyoming No Preapproval 45 No limit to home study - need certificate. Content must be licensed discipline related. Biennial- birth date --

Psychology


State / Contacts Approval Source Requirement Renewal Date Next Deadline
Alabama APA 20 hrs / year
No Limit to home study
9/30 Annually September 30, 2014
Alaska APA 20 hrs / year
3 hrs ethics
Limit to 10 hrs / year home study
6/30 Odd Years June 30, 2015
Arizona APA Total of 60: 40 from category I and 20 from category I or II. Must have 4 ethics and 4 in either chi 4/30 Odd Years April 30, 2015
Arkansas APA 20 hrs / year
10 home study
CEU's are due 5/1
5/1-6/30 Annually May 1, 2015
California APA 36 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs aging and long term care
1 hr spousal/partner abuse
27 hrs home s
Check license for expiration date. --
Colorado No CE's required 8/31 Odd Years August 13, 2015
Connecticut No CE's required Birth month Annually --
Delaware APA 40 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics
7/31 Odd Years July 31, 2015
District of Columbia 30 hrs / 2 years
No home study listed as permitted
Check license for expiration date. --
Florida APA 40 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics
2 hrs prevention of medical errors
2 hrs domestic violence
Check license for expiration date - will receive notice in mail 90 days prior to expiration. --
Georgia No specific approval required 40 hrs/ 2 years
3 hrs ethics - not through home study
3 hrs psychopharmacology - not through
12/31 Even years December 31, 2014
Hawaii No CE's required 6/30 Even years June 30, 2014
Idaho APA 20 hrs / year
4 hrs ethics, standards of care, and/or review of laws pertaining to psychology ev
Birth date annually --
Illinois No CE's required 9/30 Even years September 30, 2014
Indiana APA 40 hrs / 2 years
6 hrs ethics
10 hrs home study allowed - must provide certificate
8/31 Even years August 31, 2014
Iowa APA 40 hrs / 2 years
* Many stipulations and requirements, please check website.
6/30 Even years June 30, 2014
Kansas 50 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics
6 hrs diagnosis and treatment of mental disorders 40 40 hrs h
6/30 Even years June 30, 2014
Kentucky APA 30 hrs / 3 years
3 hrs ethics or risk management
12 hrs home study allowed
Every 3 years by anniversary date issued --
Louisiana APA 30 hrs/ 2 years
2 hrs ethics and/or forensic
7/31 Annually July 31, 2014
Maine APA 40 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics
*Must renew license annually.
4/30 Annually April 30, 2015
Maryland APA 40 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs in ethics, laws pertaining to psychology, or managing risks associated wi
License ending in odd digit - 3/31 Odd Years, Ending in even digit - 3/31 Even Years --
Massachusetts APA 20 hrs/ 2 years
Check license for expiration date. --
Michigan No CE's required Check license for expiration date - will receive renewal application 45-60 days prior to expiration. --
Minnesota 40 hrs / 2 years Every 2 years by end of month of date issued --
Mississippi APA 20 hrs / 2 years
2 hrs professional ethics or legal issues
6/30 Odd Years June 30, 2015
Missouri APA 40 hrs / 2 years
10 hrs home study allowed
2/1 Every 2 years --
Montana APA 40 hrs / 2 years
*Must renew license annually - Odd numbered licensees submit CE's on odd years
Between 11/1 and 12/31 Annually December 31, 2014
Nebraska APA 24 hrs / 2 years
1/1 Odd Years January 1, 2015
Nevada APA 30 hrs / 2 years
6 hrs scientific and professional ethics and standards
15 hrs home study al
Check license for expiration date - will receive CE application prior to expiration. --
New Hampshire APA 40 hrs / 2 years
6 hrs ethics
20 hrs home study allowed
Every 2 years from date issued --
New Jersey APA No CE's required 6/30 Odd Years June 30, 2015
New Mexico APA 40 hrs / 2 years
25 hrs home study allowed
*Ethics course may be mandatory, check with board
7/1 - Odd numbered licensees renew odd years, Even numbered licensees renew even years. --
New York No CE's required Every 3 years by anniversary of date issued --
North Carolina APA 18 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethical and legal issues
10/1 Even Years October 1, 2014
North Dakota APA 40 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs professional ethics, law, or jurisprudence
20 hrs home study allowed
10/31 Every 2 years --
Ohio APA - Special requirements for receiving approval. Ohio board does not directly accept CE certificat 23 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics
8/31 every 2 years --
Oklahoma APA 20 hrs / year
3 ethics
CE's must be completed by 9/31
12/31 Annually December 31, 2014
Oregon Accredited education facility or association sponsored 50 hrs / 2 years
4 ethics/ 7 pain management
25 hrs home study allowed
6/1 Even years June 30, 2014
Pennsylvania APA 30 hrs / 2 years
3 ethics
15 home study
11/30 Odd Years November 30, 2015
Rhode Island APA 40 hrs / 2 years
20 hrs home study allowed
7/1 Even Years --
South Carolina APA 24 hrs / 2 years
12 hrs home study allowed
11/30 Odd Years November 30, 2015
South Dakota APA 6 hrs / year
7/1 Annually July 1, 2014
Tennessee APA 40 hrs / 2 years
3 ethics
22 hrs home study allowed
Every 2 years by birth month. Born on even years - even year renewal. Born odd year, odd years renew --
Texas APA 12 hrs / year
3 ethics
Home study requires certificate of completion.
12/31 Every year December 31, 2014
Utah APA 40 hrs / 2 years
6 ethics/law
18 hrs home study allowed
9/30 Even Years September 30, 2014
Vermont APA 60 hrs / 2 years
6 ethics
30 home study allowed
Every 2 years by date on license --
Virginia APA 14 hrs / year
1.5 ethics, standards of practice or law.
7 hrs home study allowed
6/30 Every year June 30, 2014
Washington APA 60 hrs / 3 years
4 hrs ethics
Does not have limit on home study. Certificate of completion r
Every year by birth date --
West Virginia APA 20 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics
Every 2 years by date issued --
Wisconsin APA 40 hrs / 2 years
6 ethics, 2 cultural competence, alcohol and drug abuse or supervision
Home
9/30 Odd Years September 30, 2015
Wyoming APA 30 hrs / 2 years
10 hrs home study allowed
Every year by date issued --

Public Guardians


State / Contacts Approval Source Requirement Renewal Date Next Deadline

Social Work


State / Contacts Approval Source Requirement Renewal Date Next Deadline
Alabama ASWB 30 hrs every 2 years.
20 hrs home study allowed.
3 hrs ethics for ALCs
6 hrs ethics for LP
Every 2 years on last day of month issued --
Alaska ASWB, NASW 45 hrs every 2 years
No limit to home study allowed
3 hrs ethics
6 hrs substance abuse <
6/30 Even Years June 30, 2014
Arizona ASWB, NASW 30 hrs every 2 years
No limit to home study allowed
3 hrs ethics
3 hrs cultural competence
Every 2 years on date issued --
Arkansas ASWB, NASW 48 hrs every 2 years
20 hrs home study allowed
3 hrs ethics
Every 2 years on date issued --
California ASWB 36 hrs every 2 years
No limit to home study allowed
7 hrs domestic violence(1 time requirem
Every 2 years, expiration date issued on license. --
Colorado No CE requirement - - --
Connecticut ASWB 15 hrs each year
6 hrs home study allowed<br>
Annually, check license for expiration date. Notice will be mailed 60 days prior. --
Delaware ASWB, NASW, APA 45 hrs every 2 years
10 hrs home study allowed
3 hrs ethics for mental health professionals
1/31 Odd Years January 31, 2015
District of Columbia ASWB, NASW, NBCC 40 hrs every 2 years. 6 hrs home study allowed but not Ethics 7/31 Odd Years July 31, 2015
Florida ASWB 30 hrs every 2 years
No limit to home study allowed
3 hrs ethics and boundary issues
2 h
3/31 Odd Years March 31, 2015
Georgia ASWB, NASW 35 hrs every 2 years
No limit to home study allowed
5 hrs ethics - may not be obtained throu
9/30 Even Years September 30, 2014
Hawaii No CE Requirement - - --
Idaho ASWB, NASW, NBCC 20 hrs each year
10 hrs home study allowed
1 hr ethics
Birthday of Licensee --
Illinois ASWB, NASW 30 hrs every 2 years
15 by home study allowed
3 hrs ethics
3 hrs cultural competence
11/30 Odd Years November 30, 2015
Indiana ASWB, NASW 40 hrs every 2 years(20 hrs per year)
No limit to home study allowed
1 hr ethics
4/1 Even Years April 1, 2016
Iowa ASWB, NASW 27 hrs every 2 years
12 hrs home study allowed
3 hrs ethics
12/31 Even Years December 31, 2014
Kansas ASWB, NASW 40 hrs every 2 years
No limit to home study allowed
3 hrs ethics
Every 2 years on date issued --
Kentucky ASWB, NASW, APA LCSW 30 hrs every 3 years
LSW 15 hrs every 3 years
Half of hrs of home study allowed
3 h
Every 3 years on date issued --
Louisiana ASWB, NASW, APA 20 hrs every year
10 hrs home study allowed
3 hrs ethics(every 2 years)
8/31, CEs must be completed by 6/30 June 30, 2015
Maine ASWB, NASW 25 hrs every 2 years
10 hrs home study allowed
4 hrs social work ethics
Every 2 years on date issued --
Maryland ASWB, NASW 40 hrs every 2 years
20 hrs home study allowed
3 hrs ethics and professional conduct includi
Every 2 years on 10/31 --
Massachusetts ASWB, NASW LICSW 30 hrs
LCSW 20 hrs
LSW 15 hrs
LSWA 10 hrs
Every 2 years
No limit to home s
10/1 Even Years October 1, 2014
Michigan ASWB 45 hrs every 3 years
No limit to home study allowed
5 hrs ethics
1 hr pain and pain symp
Every 3 years on 4/30 --
Minnesota ASWB, NASW 40 hrs every 2 years
15 hrs home study allowed
Every 2 years on birth date --
Mississippi ASWB, NASW, APA 40 hrs every 2 years
20 hrs home study allowed
4 hrs ethics
2 hrs cultural diversity/mul
LSW Every 2 years on 9/30, LMSW and LCSW Every 2 years on 4/30 --
Missouri ASWB, NASW, NBCC 30 hrs every 2 years
15 hrs home study allowed
3 hrs ethics(not allowed by home study)
Every 2 years on 9/30 --
Montana ASWB, NASW 20 hrs each year
No limit to home study allowed
Every year on 12/31 December 31, 2014
Nebraska ASWB, NASW 32 hrs every 2 years
20 hrs home study allowed
9/1 Even Years September 1, 2014
Nevada ASWB 30 hrs every 2 years
2 hrs ethics
7 hrs home study allowed - stipulations; check with board
Every year by last day of birthday month --
New Hampshire NASW, NBCC, APA 40 hrs every 2 years
20 hrs home study allowed
6 hrs ethics
Every 2 years on date issued --
New Jersey ASWB, NASW LCSW 40hrs
LSW 30 hrs
CSW 20 hrs
Every 2 years
No limit to home study allowed
5
8/31 Even Years August 31, 2014
New Mexico ASWB, NASW 30 hrs every 2 years
No limit to home study allowed
6 hrs cultural awareness
Every 2 years by 6/30 --
New York - no continuing education requirement for license renewal - --
North Carolina ASWB 40 hrs every 2 years
20 hrs home study allowed
4 hrs ethics (must complete 1 hr ethics every
Every 2 years by expiration date --
North Dakota ASWB, NASW Newly licensed social workers, licensed after December 31st of the even numbered year, are required 12/31 Odd Years December 31, 2015
Ohio ASWB 30 hrs every 2 years
15 hrs home study allowed
3 hrs ethics
Every 2 years from date issued --
Oklahoma ASWB, NASW 16 hrs per year
8 hrs home study allowed
3 hrs ethics
Every year on 12/31 December 31, 2014
Oregon ASWB, NASW, APA 40 hrs every 2 years
No limit to home study allowed<br>
12/31 Even numbered licenses on even years, Odd number licenses on odd years --
Pennsylvania ASWB, APA 20 hrs every 2 years by home study.
3 hrs ethics
2/28 Odd Years February 28, 2015
Rhode Island ASWB, NASW 30 hrs every 2 years
6 CEs by home study allowed
3 hrs cross-culture
3 hrs social work e
5/1 Odd Years May 1, 2015
South Carolina ASWB, NASW, NBCC 40 hrs every 2 years
No limit to home study allowed
*20 hrs must be provided by a licensed soc
Every 2 years on 12/31 --
South Dakota ASWB, NASW 30 hrs every 2 years
10 hrs home study allowed
Every 2 years on 1/1 --
Tennessee ASWB, NASW 15 hrs per year
No home study allowed
Every year on 12/31 December 31, 2014
Texas ASWB, NASW 30 hrs every 2 years
Home study allowed - must be approved
6 hrs ethics and social work valu
Every year 2 years on last day of birth month --
Utah ASWB, NASW 40 hrs every 2 years
15 hrs home study allowed
3 hrs ethics
10/1 Even Years October 1, 2014
Vermont ASWB, NASW 20 hrs every 2 years
5 hrs home study allowed
1.5 hrs ethics
1/31 Even Years January 31, 2016
Virginia ASWB, NASW 30 hrs every 2 years
10 hrs home study allowed
2 hrs ethics
6/30 Odd Years June 30, 2015
Washington ASWB, NASW, NBCC 36 hrs every 2 years
26 hrs home study allowed
6 hrs professional ethics
Every 2 years on birth date --
West Virginia No approval for home study required 50 hrs every 2 years
20 hrs home study allowed<br>
Every 2 years from date issued --
Wisconsin ASWB, NASW 30 hrs every 2 years
10 hrs self study allowed(home,book)
16 hrs internet allowed
*No mo
6/30 Odd Years June 30, 2015
Wyoming ASWB, NBCC, APA 45 hrs every 2 years
No limit to home study allowed
1 hr professional ethics
Every 2 years on birth date --

Marriage and Family


State / Contacts Approval Source Requirement Renewal Date Next Deadline
Alabama AAMFT, NBCC, ALAMFT 40 hrs / 2 years
10 hrs clinical MFT
3 hrs professional ethics
Every 2 years on date issued. --
Alaska 45 hrs / 2 years
2 hrs professional ethics
Limit 1/2 credit hrs home study.
12/31 even years. December 31, 2014
Arizona NBCC, APA 40 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics
3 hrs cultural
No limit to home study.
Every 2 years by date issued. --
Arkansas NBCC, ACA 24 hrs / 2 years
2 hrs ethics
No limit to home study
6/30 every 2 years. --
California BBS 36 hrs / 2 years
7 hrs partner abuse (1 time req)
6 hrs law and ethics
Limit 18 hrs of h
Every 2 years on expiration date. --
Colorado N/A 40 Professional Development Hrs Required Check License for expiration date. --
Connecticut NBCC, APA 15 hrs / 1 year Every year by birth month. --
Delaware NBCC, APA 40 hrs / 2 years
Limit 20 hrs of home study.
9/30 even years. September 30, 2014
District of Columbia NBCC, APA 30 hrs / 2 years
6 hrs ethics
Limit 15 hrs of home study.
3/31 even years. March 31, 2016
Florida 30 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics and boundary issues.
2 hrs domestic violence every 6 years.
3/31 odd years. March 31, 2015
Georgia NBCC, APA 35 hrs / 2 years
5 hrs ethics
9/30 even years. September 30, 2014
Hawaii N/A No CE's required. --
Idaho NBCC 20 hrs / 1 year
3 hrs ethics - not allowed to be by home study.
10 hrs home study allowed.
Every year by birth date. --
Illinois AAMFT 30 hrs / 2 years
Limit 15 hrs home study.
2/28 odd years. February 28, 2015
Indiana NBCC, APA 40 hrs / 2 years
1 hr ethics.
No limit to home study.
3/31 even years. March 31, 2016
Iowa NBCC 40 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics
Limit 20 hrs home study.
9/30 even years. September 30, 2014
Kansas 40 hrs / years
3 hrs ethics
No limit to home study.
Every 2 years by date issued. --
Kentucky AAMFT 15 hrs / 1 year
3 hrs professional ethics<br>
Every year by date issued. --
Louisiana 40 hrs / 2 years
No limit to home study.
6/30 every 2 years. --
Maine 40 hrs / 2 years
4 hrs ethics
No limit to home study.
Every 2 years by date issued. --
Maryland NBCC 40 hrs / 2 years
Limit 10 hrs home study.
12/31 every 2 years. --
Massachusetts NBCC 30 hrs / 2 years
Limit 15 hrs home study.
12/31 odd years. December 31, 2015
Michigan N/A No CE's Required. --
Minnesota 30 hrs / 2 years
Limit to 1/4 of credits by home study.
12/31 odd years. December 31, 2015
Mississippi APA 35 hrs / 2 years
4 hrs professional ethics(cannot be by home study)
Limit 17 hrs home study.
9/30 every 2 years. --
Missouri NBCC 40 hrs / 2 years
Limit 20 hrs home study.
Every 2 years by date issued. --
Montana 20 hrs / 1 year
Every year between 11/1-12/31 December 31, 2014
Nebraska NBCC 32 hrs / 2 years
2 hrs ethics
Limit 20 hrs home study.
9/1 even years. September 1, 2014
Nevada 40 hrs / 2 years
Limit 15 hrs home study.
12/31 every 2 years. --
New Hampshire NBCC, APA 40 hrs / 2 years
6 hrs ethics
Limit 20 hrs home study.
Every 2 years by date issued. --
New Jersey NBCC, APA 40 hrs / 2 years
5 hrs ethics and law
3 hrs social and cultural competence
Limit 20 hrs
11/30 even years. --
New Mexico NBCC 40 hrs / 2 years
6 hrs ethics
Limit 12 hrs home study.
9/30 odd years. September 30, 2015
New York N/A No CE's required. --
North Carolina 12 hrs / 1 year
No limit to home study.
6/30 every year. June 30, 2014
North Dakota 30 hrs / 2 years
6 hrs ethics
Every 2 years by 12/31 --
Ohio 30 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics
Limit 15 hrs home study.
Every 2 years by date issued. --
Oklahoma NBCC, APA 20 hrs / 1 year
3 hrs ethics (not by home study)
Limit 10 hrs home study.
12/31 every year. December 31, 2014
Oregon NBCC 40 hrs / 2 years
No limit to home study.
4/1 even years. April 1, 2016
Pennsylvania NBCC, APA 30 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics
Limit 20 hrs home stuy.
2/28 odd years. February 28, 2015
Rhode Island NBCC, APA 40 hrs / 2 years
Limit 20 hrs home study.
7/1 even years. July 1, 2014
South Carolina 40 hrs / 2 years.
Limit to 15 hrs home study.
8/31 odd years. August 31, 2015
South Dakota NBCC, APA 40 hrs / 2 years
4 hrs ethics
No limit to home study.
12/31 odd years. December 31, 2015
Tennessee NBCC, APA 10 hrs / 1 year
3 hrs ethics (every 2 years)
No limit to home study.
12/31 every year. December 31, 2014
Texas 30 hrs / 2 years
6 hrs ethics
Limit 12 hrs home study.
Every 2 years by last day of birth month. --
Utah 40 hrs / 2 years
No limit to home study.
9/30 even years. September 30, 2014
Vermont NBCC 20 hrs / 2 years
4 hrs ethics
Limit 10 hrs home study.
11/30 even years. November 30, 2014
Virginia NBCC, APA 20 hrs / 1 year
2 hrs ethics
No limit to home study.
6/30 every year. June 30, 2014
Washington NBCC 36 hrs / 2 years
6 hrs ethics and law
Limit to 26 hrs home study.
Birth date every 2 years. --
West Virginia AAMFT 35 hrs / 2 years
3 hrs ethics (not by home study)
Limit 20 hrs home study.
6/30 even years. June 30, 2014
Wisconsin APA 30 hrs / 2 years
4 hrs ethics and boundaries
No limit to home study.
3/1 odd years. March 1, 2015
Wyoming 45 hrs / 2 years
No limit to home study.
Every 2 years by birth date. --

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