Initial Renewal: a minimum of eighteen (18) hours of continuing education by the expiration date of the license. Mandatory six (6) hours of Law and Ethics training with every renewal. One half of the required CE hours can be earned through self-study.

Renewal: thirty-six (36) hours of continuing education within the preceding two years of their license renewal date. Mandatory six (6) hours of Law and Ethics training with every renewal. One half of the required CE hours can be earned through self-study.

One-time mandatory requirements: Spousal/Partner Abuse (7 hours), Aging and Long Term Care (3 hours), HIV/AIDS (7 hours)

State laws can change. Practitioners are responsible for determining their state‚Äôs licensure requirements. To view your state’s continuing education regulations, click the link below.

For more information visit the California Board of Behavioral Sciences