Alabama Psychologists Continuing Education Requirements and License Renewals

alabama psychologists continuing educationAlabama-licensed psychologists have an annual license renewal with an October 15th deadline. Continuing education is due by September 30, and 20 hours are required in order to renew a license. There is no limit on home study if APA approved. The board accepts APA approval of continuing education hours.

Continuing education is the method by which professional licensees examine psychological concepts and techniques, acquire new expertise or skills strongly related their work, and improve their proficiency in current skills. These activities are intended to supplement what has already been gained in training and practice.

Professional Development Resources is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Professional Development Resources maintains responsibility for all programs and content.

Continuing Education Requirements

Psychologists licensed in the state of Alabama have a license renewal every year with an October 15th deadline. Twenty (20) hours of continuing education are required in order to renew a license, and all continuing education is due by September 30th every year. There is no limit on home study if APA approved. The board accepts APA approval of continuing education credits.

Information obtained from the Alabama Board of Examiners in Psychology on September 12, 2013.

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