Louisiana-licensed social workers have an annual license renewal with an August 31st deadline. Continuing education must be completed by June 30th of every year. Twenty (20) hours of continuing education are required to renew a license. Of the twenty hours, ten (10) must be clinical including diagnosis and treatment. Three (3) hours of social work ethics are required at every renewal. Ten (10) hours of home study (distance learning) are allowed is ASWB approved.
The purpose of continuing education is to assure the highest possible standards for the social work profession. All licensees are required as a licensing condition to participate in continuing education.
Professional Development Resources is approved as a provider of continuing education for social workers by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB Provider #1046, ACE Program).
Continuing Education Requirements
Louisiana-licensed social workers are required to complete a minimum of 20 hours of continuing education in order to renew a license. Of the twenty hours, ten (10) must be clinical including diagnosis and treatment. Three hours of social work ethics are required at every renewal. Ten hours of home study (distance learning) are allowed is ASWB approved.
Nevada- licensed psychologists are required to renew their licenses bi-annually on or before January 1st of odd years. 30 hours of continuing education are required each renewal period. At least 6 hours must include instruction in scientific and professional ethics and standards, and common areas of professional misconduct. Not more than 15 hours may be obtained from approved distance education courses. Courses offered by APA-approved providers are accepted by the Stave of Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners.
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. Over 150 online and mail order home study (distance education) courses are available.