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    Continuing education units, or CEU’s, can sometimes feel like just another thing to fit into your already busy day. But used effectively, CEU’s can help you stay informed about mental health research, trends, and treatments. Moreover, CEU’s are mandatory for therapists. If you don’t complete the CEU’s required by your state, you risk having your license suspended and being temporarily unable to practice. CEU requirements for therapists vary by state, but typically range between 20 and 40 hours. Some states require CEU’s be completed annually, while others are on a 2-3 year cycle. In addition, many states mandate that providers complete a certain number of hours in specific content areas like ethics and antidiscrimination. You can see a full list of CEU requirements for psychologists here. State licensing board websites contain more information about the number and types of CEU’s required for each discipline.

    Where can therapists find CEU’s?

    Most CEU programs are offered online, either on-demand or streaming live. However, if you prefer attending a class or conference “IRL,” in-person presentations are also available. Here are some of the most popular CEU providers:

    The PESI website separates CEU’s into 3 categories: live seminars, online learning, and educational products

    Published On: Sunday, December 18, 20223.9 min read