DC-licensed psychologists have a license renewal every two years with a December 31st deadline, odd years. Thirty (30) continuing education hours are required to renew a license. Of the thirty hours, fifteen (15) hours are allowed from home study if APA approved. Three hours of ethics and three hours of cultural competence are required at each renewal.
The pursuit of continuing education assures the highest possible standards for the psychology profession. All licensees are required to participate in continuing education as a licensing requirement.
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.
Requirements for Continuing Education
Washington DC-licensed psychologists have a biennial license renewal with a December 31st deadline, odd years. Thirty hours of continuing education are required for license renewal. Out of the thirty hours, fifteen hours are allowed from home study if APA approved. There are three (3) hours of ethics, and (3) hours of cultural competence required at each renewal.
Information gathered from the Washington DC Board of Psychology on November 19, 2013.