California-licensed occupational therapists have a biennial license renewal with a birth date deadline, even years. Twenty-hour (24 PDUs) continuing education hours are required to renew a license. There are no limits on home study if AOTA approved, and a certificate of completion is required. Twelve (12 PDUs) hours of continuing education must relate directly to occupational therapy service delivery.
Professional Development Resources is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA)approved provider of continuing education (#3159). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.
Continuing Education Requirements
Occupational therapists licensed in the state of California have a license renewal every two years with a birth date deadline, even years. Twenty-hour (24 PDUs) hours of continuing education are required for license renewal. There are no home study limits if AOTA approved, and a certificate is required. Twelve (12 PDUs) continuing education hours must relate directly to occupational therapy service delivery.
Information obtained from the California Board of Occupational Therapists on July 28, 2014.
Continuing Education Courses for Occupational Therapists
- Caregiver Help – Coping with Anger and Guilt Part 1
- Autism Movement Therapy
- Managing Chronic Pain in Adults
- Domestic Violence – Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence
- Emotional Overeating – Practical Management Techniques