The Washington State Department of Health Requirements

CE Requirements:
  •      60 hours minimum of continuing education every three years for licence renewal. WAC 246-924-230.
  •      4 hours minimum must be in ethics. Areas to be covered, depending on the licensee's primary area(s) of function are practice, consultation, research, teaching, or supervision.
  •      6 hours of training in suicide assessment, treatment, and management every six years. Chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 14. RCW 43.70.442.
  •      7 hours of AIDS education (one-time requirement). WAC 246-924-110 as required in Chapter 246-12 WAC, Part 8.

Psychology credentials must be renewed yearly. Every three years when a psychologist renews his or her license, they must be able to verify they have completed 60 hours of continuing education (CE). A minimum of four hours must be in ethics and, as of January 1, 2014, at least six hours of training in suicide assessment, treatment and management every six years is required.

For more information visit: The Washington State Department of Health: Psychologist