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Approval in California

  • Provider
    • APA
  • 36 CE credit hours required every 2 years — 27 may be earned with Addiction Counselor CE.

Applies To:

  • California Psychologists

Addiction Counselor CE’s distant learning courses meet qualifications for continuing education credit for psychologists as required by the California Board of Psychology.

36 credit hours at your licensure renewal date.
9 credit hours must be live. Live credits may be earned at

Our courses, as an approved CE provider, are considered organized and directed learning experiences and are available for your 27 credit hours.

Only 18 credit hours of distant learning continuing education is allowed for the first time license renewal.

Under the current regulations, there is no hour requirement or certificate required for Laws & Ethics. Licensees must check a box self-certifying that they have kept abreast of changes to laws (statutes and regulations) and ethics. There is no specified method regarding how the information must be obtained. Licensees can take a continuing education course, review Web sites, participate in grand rounds, etc.

Effective 1/1/20: There will be a one time requirement of 6 hours in suicide /risk assessment.

Addiction Counselor CE, a service of CE Learning Systems, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. 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

California Board of Psychology Board’s CE Regulations
Phone: 916-286-7980 (916) 574-7720

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

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