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Approval in Tennessee

Tennessee Board of Examiners in Psychology

  • Provider Info:

  • Cycle: Renewal every 2 years
  • Total Requirement: 40 credit hours required — 20 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.
    Tennessee Board of Examiners in Psychology has special CE requirements. Those requirements are listed below.

Applies To:

  • Tennessee Psychologists

CE-credit.com’s distant learning courses meet qualifications for continuing education credit for psychologists as required by the Tennessee Board of Examiners in Psychology.

40 credit hours by every 2 calendar years (January 1 – December 31) prior to the licensure renewal year.

20 CE credits in the licensing renewal period may be distant learning (online/homestudy) courses.

Three (3) hours shall pertain to:
1. Cultural Diversity, as specifically noted in the title, description of objectives, or curriculum.
2. Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 63, Chapter 11; and
3. Official Compilation, Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee, Chapters 1180-1, 1180-2, 1180-3, and 1180-4; and
4. The current version of the “Ethical Standards” which are part of the “Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct” published by the American Psychological Association (A.P.A.).

All our homestudy courses meets the Tennessee Board of Examiners in Psychology 2002 rules and regulations governing continuing education for Type I CE Credits. Type I CE Credits can also be used for Type II, and Type III continuing education.

CE-credit.com, a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE-credit.com maintains responsibility for this program and its content. No provider number is listed because the APA does not issue a provider number.

Board Contact Info

Tennessee Board of Examiners in Psychology
Phone: 615-532-5727
http://health.state.tn.us/boards/Psychology/education.htm

  • Ethics, Tennessee Annotated Code & Rules and Regulations

    We have one course just for the APA Ethics and a second course, which combines the Tennessee Annotated Code with the Rules and Regulations requirement. Although the course credits for the two courses total more than 3 credits, the extra credits apply to your total credit requirement.

    Three (3) hours shall pertain to:
    1. Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 63, Chapter 11; and
    2. Official Compilation, Rules and Regulations of the State of Tennessee, Chapters 1180-1, 1180-2, 1180-3, and 1180-4; and

    3. The version of the “Ethical Standards” which are part of the “Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct” published by the American Psychological Association (A.P.A.), and approved by the A.P.A.’s Council of Representatives on August 21, 2002 to become effective on June 1, 2003.

  • Cultural Diversity, 3 credit hours

    Three (3) CE hours shall pertain to cultural diversity as specifically noted in the title, description of objectives, or curriculum of the presentation, symposium, workshop, seminar, course or activity. Cultural diversity includes aspects of identity stemming from age, disability, gender, race/ethnicity, religious/spiritual orientation, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, and other cultural dimensions. The topic of the presentation, symposium, workshop, seminar, course or activity need not be on cultural diversity, but one of the objectives or descriptions of the topics covered, shall clearly indicate attention to cultural diversity. These hours shall be Type I or Type II.

    • We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

  • Ethical Principles of Psychologists and Code of Conduct, 3 credit hours

    • We do not yet offer courses to fulfill this requirement.

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Disclaimer

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please let us know!

Tennessee Board of Examiners in Psychology uses the term credit hours to refer to continuing education credit hours. Our system normally refers to CE credit hours. On Addiction Counselor CE these terms may be considered synonymous.

Contact Info

Tennessee Board of Examiners in Psychology
Phone: 615-532-5727
http://health.state.tn.us/boards/Psychology/education.htm

Applicability and Disclaimer

This CE approval information applies to these professionals in Tennessee:

  • Psychologists

Please Note:

Carefully read your state licensure renewal requirements as some jurisdictions have specific topic requirements or limits on the number of accepted Online/Home Study credits.

State laws often change, so please remember it is your responsibility for interpreting your state's laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.