Rhode Island Counselors/Therapists CE Requirements, Accreditations & Approvals

Rhode Island Counselors / Therapists

NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider NetCE has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6361. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. NetCE is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, NetCE is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. NetCE maintains responsibility for this course.

Designated courses have been approved by NetCE, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits, NAADAC Provider #97847. NetCE is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Please refer to individual course details for approval information.

The Rhode Island Board of Mental Health Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists accepts courses from any provider who is APA, NBCC, ASWB and/or NAADAC approved.

The Rhode Island Certification Board will accept courses that are relevant to the credential to maintain certification. All NAADAC trainings are approved.

Continuing Education Requirement

The Rhode Island Board of Mental Health Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists accepts NetCE courses.

MHCs and MFTs are required 40 hours every two years, all of which may be completed by Category 1, Formal Programs.*

*NetCE courses are considered Category 1, Formal Programs.

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The Rhode Island Certification Board accepts NetCE courses.

SACs, CADCs, and CAADCs are required 40 hours relevant to the credential every two years, all of which may be completed by distance learning.**

A minimum of 3 of the 40 hours must be in ethics, and 30 must be specific to substance abuse every two years licensing period.

CCDPs are required 40 hours relevant to the credential every two years, all of which may be completed by distance learning.**

A minimum of 3 of the 40 hours must be in ethics, and 20 must be specific to co-occurring disorders every two years.

CPSs are required 40 hours relevant to the credential every two years, all of which may be completed by distance learning.**

A minimum of 3 of the 40 hours must be in ethics, and 30 must be specific to prevention every two years.

CPRSs are required 20 hours relevant to the credential every two years, all of which may be completed by distance learning.**

A minimum of 6 of the 20 hours must be in ethics every two years.

**NetCE courses are considered distance learning.

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For More Information

MHCs and MFTs:
Please contact the Rhode Island Board of Mental Health Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists at (401) 222-2828 or http://sos.ri.gov/documents/archives/regdocs/released/pdf/DOH/7018.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.

SACs, CADCs, CAADCs, CCDPs, CPSs, and CPRSs:
Please contact the Rhode Island Certification Board at (401) 349-3822 or https://www.ricertboard.org/sites/default/files/RICB_RecertApplication_0.pdf for additional information regarding your continuing education.