South Dakota

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:

40 hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:

4 hours ethics

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 40 CE Hours

Substance Abuse Counselor

Required Hours:
  • 40 Hours every 2 years
  • 60 hours if dual credentials
  • 20 hour if Trainee
Special Requirement:

n/a

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 20 CE hours (single credential), 30 CE hours (dual credential), 10 CE hours (Trainee)

Marriage and Family Therapists

Required Hours:

40 hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:

4 hours ethics

Accepts Live Webinar: No
# Hours Online: 40 CE Hours

Psychologists

Required Hours:

6 hours every year

Special Requirement:

n/a

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 6 CE hours

Social Worker

Required Hours:

30 hours every 2 years

Special Requirement:

n/a

Accepts Live Webinar: Yes
# Hours Online: 10 CE Hours
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