Psychology Accreditations & State CE Requirements

 

Western Schools is approved as a continuing education provider for Psychologists and other behavioral health professionals by the following organizations and state licensing boards:

 

 

American Psychological Association (APA)

Western Schools is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Western Schools maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.

 

Florida Board of Psychology Provider #50-2165. Western Schools submits course records to CE Broker upon successful course completion.

 

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

Western Schools, provider # 1147, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org , through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Western Schools maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in these courses will receive the specified number of continuing education clock hours.

 

National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) - Provider #6257

Western Schools is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for courses that meet NBCC requirements. Western Schools is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

 

California Board of Behavioral Sciences

Provider #PCE 3560

 

California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC)

Provider #0S-92-244-1114

 

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

Provider #50-2165. Western Schools submits course records to CE Broker upon successful course completion.

 

Continuing Education Requirements for Psychologists

We make every effort to keep this information up-to-date. However, it is the responsibility of each licensed professional to understand what his or her state licensing board requires for license renewal, as well as what that licensing board identifies as acceptable continuing education. Please contact your board for verification if you are unsure of your continuing education requirements.

State Our psychology-related courses are acceptable in your state through these organizations # of Home Study Hours Allowed Total # of Hours Required
ALABAMA APA 20 20
ALASKA APA 20 40
ARIZONA ** See note below 20 60
ARKANSAS APA 40 40
CALIFORNIA APA 27 36
COLORADO CE not required N/A N/A
CONNECTICUT CE not required N/A N/A
DELAWARE APA 40 40
D.C. APA 15 30
FLORIDA Florida Board of Psychology Provider #50-2165. Western Schools submits course records to CE Broker. 40 40
GEORGIA APA 10 40
HAWAII CE not required N/A N/A
IDAHO APA 6 20
ILLINOIS CE not required N/A N/A
INDIANA APA 10 40
IOWA ** See note below 40 40
KANSAS ** See note below 40 50
KENTUCKY APA 6 30
LOUISIANA APA 30 30
MAINE APA 40 40
MARYLAND APA 16 40
MASSACHUSETTS APA 20 20
MICHIGAN CE not required N/A N/A
MINNESOTA APA 40 40
MISSISSIPPI APA 20 20
MISSOURI APA 40 40
MONTANA APA 40 40
NEBRASKA APA 24 24
NEVADA APA 15 30
NEW HAMPSHIRE APA, NBCC 20 40
NEW JERSEY CE not required N/A N/A
NEW MEXICO APA 25 40
NEW YORK CE not required N/A N/A
NORTH CAROLINA APA 18 18
NORTH DAKOTA APA 20 40
OHIO APA 23 23
OKLAHOMA APA 20 20
OREGON ** See note below 25 50
PENNSYLVANIA APA 15 30
RHODE ISLAND APA 20 40
SOUTH CAROLINA APA 24 24
SOUTH DAKOTA ** See note below 6 6
TENNESSEE APA 40 40
TEXAS ** See note below 12 12
UTAH APA 18 48
VERMONT APA 30 60
VIRGINIA APA, NBCC 7 14
WASHINGTON APA 60 60
WEST VIRGINIA - Psychologist APA 20 20
WEST VIRGINIA - School Psychologist APA 30 30
WISCONSIN APA 40 40
WYOMING APA 10 30

 

** Licensing boards in these states do not pre-approve programs. The state licensing board retains final approval.

 

We are continuously acquiring additional accreditations. Please check back for updated information.

 

 

9/10/13