South Dakota mental health counselors have an annual license renewal with continuing education due every two years on December 31st, odd years. Forty (40) continuing education hours are required to renew a license. There are no limits on home study if NBCC approved, and four (4) hours of ethics are required at each renewal.
Continuing education ensures the best possible standards for the mental health counseling profession. All licensees are required to complete continuing education as a licensing condition.
Professional Development Resources is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP #5590) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.
Requirements for Continuing Education
Mental health counselors licensed in South Dakota have a license renewal annually with continuing education due every two years on December 31st, odd years. Forty hours of continuing education are required for license renewal. There is no home study limit if NBCC approved, and four hours of ethics are required at each renewal period.
Information obtained from the South Dakota Board of Examiners of Counselors and MFTs on December 19, 2013.