Compilation of Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
Department 510 - RULES OF STATE BOARD OF EXAMINERS OF PSYCHOLOGISTS.
Chapter 510-8 - CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
Rule 510-8-.01 - Continuing Education Requirements
RULE 510-8-.01. Continuing Education Requirements
(1) A total of 40 credits of continuing education relevant to the licensee's professional activities are required biennially to renew a license. Six CE credits must be earned in professional ethics at a personally attended workshop. The renewal period runs from January 1 of an odd numbered year to December 31 of the following even numbered year. Time counted shall be a clock hour for each hour's CE credit, except in area III Conference/Conventions where one conference day is equal to one hour of CE credit. Each psychologist shall report biennially on the renewal application, under oath, the number of CE credits of continuing education he/she completed.
(2) Psychologists who are licensed by examination or by endorsement during the first year of the biennium (between January 1 and December 31 of the odd numbered year) must obtain 20 CE credits of continuing education, 3 CE credits of which must be in professional ethics.
(3) Psychologists who are licensed by examination or by endorsement during the second year of the biennium (between January 1 and December 31 of the even numbered year) will not be required to complete any continuing education credits to renew the license for the first time.
(4) Psychologists with disabilities may petition the Board for accommodations that facilitate their satisfaction of these requirements. The request for an accommodation by an individual with a disability must be made in writing and received in the Board office by at least 2 months prior to the end of the renewal period along with the appropriate documentation, as indicated in the Request for Disability Guidelines.
O.C.G.A. §§43-1-19, 43-1-25, 43-39-5, 43-39-12 and 43-39-15.(Original Rule entitled "Temporary License" adopted. F. July 18, 1986; eff. Aug. 7, 1986. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Continuing Education Requirements" adopted. F. July 27, 1994; eff. Aug. 16, 1994. Amended: F. Mar. 29, 1996; eff. Apr. 18, 1996. Amended: F. Nov. 27, 1996; eff. Dec. 17, 1996. Amended: F. Feb. 25, 1997; eff. Mar. 17, 1997. Amended: F. Aug. 11, 1997; eff. Aug. 31, 1997. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Apr. 2, 2001; eff. Apr. 22, 2001. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Oct. 29, 2003; eff. Nov. 18, 2003. Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Jul. 30, 2013; eff. Jan. 1, 2015, as specified by the Agency.)