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  • Your Options for Live Continuing Education for Psychologists

    Live continuing education for psychologists can be an expensive option if you don’t prepare yourself beforehand. Due to the renewal period that each psychologist must go through, continuing education credits must be acquired for continued practice. Now, depending on your state, there is a multitude of options that you can choose from. Schools and universities offer a more traditional approach to CE with students attending classes and obtaining their credits after a final exam. Another option is the online route. Various accredited educational organizations like us at Professional Psych Seminars (PPS) are offering students live continuing education from the comforts of your home, as well as through live in-person seminars.

    Is Live Continuing Education for Psychologists Mandatory?

    To renew your license, it is mandatory to attend some form of live continuing education for psychologists to practice. With numerous classes available, such as the online option mentioned above, psychologists now have more flexibility than ever. And, with the affordability of such courses, it’s becoming that much easier for license renewals.

    How Does Live Continuing Education for Psychologists Work?

    The presentation is dependent on how the course curriculum will be hosted. It’s essential that you read up on your state’s renewal policy and get a firm grasp on what you need to renew your license. In California for example, there must be a minimum of 9 hours of “live” interaction with the instructor in real time. Additionally, the psychologists must self-certify the allotted hours they have completed on the renewal form. Remember, each course must comply with CE requirements, or you may not be eligible for license renewal.