Arizona Psychologist License Renewal & CE Information

From the Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners

Arizona-licensed psychologists are required to renew their license by April 30th of each odd-numbered year, and must complete a minimum of 60 hours of continuing education during each two-year license renewal period.

Arizona Psychologist CEUsCE Required: 60 hours every 2 years (minimum 40 from Cat 1)
Online CE Allowed: No limit (considered Cat 1 – must have certificate)
License Expiration: 4/30, odd years
National Accreditation Accepted: APA
Notes: 4 hrs professional ethics & 4 hrs domestic violence or child abuse required each renewal (must be from Cat 1)

Category I consists of:

  • Post-doctoral study sponsored by a regionally accredited university or college that provides a graduate-level degree program, or a course, seminar, workshop, or home study with certificate of completion, or a continuing education program offered by a national, international, regional, or state association, society, board, or continuing education provider, if at least 75% of the program is related to the “practice of psychology.”
  • Attending a Board meeting. A licensee receives four continuing education hours in professional ethics as required under subsection (B)(1) for attending eight hours or more of a Board meeting and two continuing education hours for attending between four and eight hours of a Board meeting. A licensee shall complete documentation provided by the Board at the time the licensee attends a Board meeting. The Board shall not accept more than 10 continuing education hours obtained by attending a Board meeting from a licensee for each renewal period; and
  • Serving as a complaint consultant. A licensee who serves as a Board complaint consultant to review Board complaints and provide a written report to the Board, receives continuing education hours equal to the actual number of hours served as a complaint consultant up to a maximum of 20 hours per renewal period.

Category II consists of:

  • Self-study or study groups for professional growth and development as a psychologist;
  • Preparation that results in publication of an authored or co-authored psychology book, psychology book chapter, or article in a peer-reviewed psychology journal;
  • Presentation of a symposium or paper at a state, regional, national, or international psychology meeting;
  • Attendance at or participation in a case conference; or
  • A course, workshop, seminar, or symposium for professional growth and development as a psychologist or enhancement of psychological practice, education, or administration.

All licensees, regardless of status, are required by law to complete and return the Application for License Renewal form with the required fee.

Professional Development Resources is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for Arizona-licensed psychologists. Professional Development Resources offers over 150 online and home study courses that provide a certificate of completion. Professional Development Resources allows you the flexibility to earn CEU credits at your own pace and according to your own schedule, wherever you are.


Board-Approved Online CE for Texas Social Workers

By Gina Ulery

The Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (TSBSWE) regulates the profession of Social Work in Texas.

Approved online CE for Texas Social WorkersTexas-licensed Social Workers are required to renew their licenses every two years, on the last day of their birth month. Thirty (30) hours of continuing education must be earned during the 24 months before renewal and must include a minimum of 6 clock-hours of continuing education in professional ethics and social work values.

Continuing education (CE) is required for renewal to encourage social workers to work toward keeping their knowledge and skills up-to-date in order to serve their clients.

What type of continuing education will count for renewal?
Participating in institutes, seminars, workshops, conferences, independent study programs or college academic or continuing education courses that are related to and or enhance the practice of social work and are offered through approved providers. The program announcement should indicate whether it is approved for social work.

Professional Development Resources is approved as a provider of online social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) and by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (#5678). Texas Social Workers may earn all 30 hours for renewal through online courses available @

Social Work
Texas Board of Social Work Examiners
View the Board Website
or Email the Board
Phone: 512-719-3521
CE Required: 30 hours every 2 years
Online CE Allowed: No limit (independent study)
License Expiration: Last day of birthmonth, every 2 years
Accreditation Accepted: Professional Development Resources is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (#5678).
Notes: 6 hours in professional ethics & social work values required each renewal
Date of Info: 4/9/2015

Click here to view approved social work CE courses!