The Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology Requirements

CE Requirments:  30 hours of continuing education must be completed every renewal period, 15 of which may be obtained via online courses. All licensees must complete at least 3 hours in Ethics AND 1 hour in Suicide Prevention.  

EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2015, all persons applying for issuance of an initial license shall be required to complete 3 hours of DPW-approved training in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements as a condition of licensure.

Additionally, EFFECTIVE WITH THE FIRST LICENSE RENEWAL AFTER JANUARY 1, 2015, all health-related licensees and funeral directors applying for the renewal of a license issued by the Board shall be required to complete at least 2 hours of Board-approved continuing education in child abuse recognition and reporting requirements as a condition of renewal.

Licenses must be renewed biennially. The renewal period extends from December 1st of an odd numbered year to November 30th of the next odd numbered year.

 

For more information visit: The Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology