California

Regulations regarding Precertification/Licensure and Continuing Education Training is rapidly changing.  We have provided information to regulations and statutes for each state  here so you can ensure your state accepts distance learning and/or live, interactive webinars from providers who have been approved by NAADAC, and NBCC.

Professional Counselor

Required Hours:

36 CE hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:

6 hours ethics required

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 36 CE Hours

Substance Abuse Counselor

Required Hours:

50 CE hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:

6 hours Ethics

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: **CCAPP members must limit their CE hrs online to no more than 8 in a 24 hour period

Marriage and Family Therapists

Required Hours:

36 CE hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:

n/a

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 36 CE hours every 2 years

Psychologists

Required Hours:

6 credit hours Law and Ethics, 7 credit hours Spousal or Partner Abuse 3 credit hours Aging and Long Term Care 7 credit hours HIV/AIDS

Special Requirement:
  • 6 credit hours Law and Ethics
  • 7 credit hours Spousal or Partner Abuse
  • 3 credit hours Aging and Long Term Care
  • 7 credit hours HIV/AIDS
Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 27 CE Hours

Social Worker

Required Hours:

36 hours in 2 years

Special Requirement:
  • 6 credit hours Law and Ethics
  • 7 credit hours Spousal or Partner Abuse
  • 3 credit hours Aging and Long Term Care
  • 7 credit hours HIV/AIDS
Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 26 CE Hours
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