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Continuing Education and Audit Information



How to Request Continuing Education(CE) Course Approval

If you know or have any doubt that a CE course that you have taken or want to take is not approved by the Board, you should request to have the course reviewed and approved by the Board. You must use the DELPROS online portal to request approval of the CE course(s) through a Service Request. For more information on how to submit courses for approval or many other types of service requests for this profession, see the Psychology Service Requests webpage.


Continuing Education Requirement

The amount of continuing education (CE) that you are required to complete depends on what license you hold and when your license was issued during the full licensure period.

If this is your first renewal, and you hold a:

PSYCHOLOGIST LICENSE

AND you are issued the registration… THEN the CE requirement is…
On or after 8/1 odd years but before 2/1 even years 30 hours
On or after 2/1 even years but before 8/1 even years 20 hours
On or after 8/1 even years but before 2/1 odd years 10 hours
On or after 2/1 odd years but before 4/1 of odd years 0 hours
On or after 4/1 of odd years 20 hours

PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSISTANT LICENSE

AND you are issued the registration… THEN the CE requirement is…
On or after 8/1 odd years but before 2/1 even years 15 hours
On or after 2/1 even years but before 8/1 even years 10 hours
On or after 8/1 even years but before 2/1 odd years 5 hours
On or after 2/1 odd years but before 4/1 of odd years 0 hours
On or after 4/1 of odd years 20 hours

For full licensure renewal period between August 1 and July 31 of the previous odd-numbered years (2017-2019, 2019-2021, etc.):

  • Active Psychologists must complete 40 hours of approved CE
    • A minimum of ten hours of CE credit must be obtained via face to face or live webinar
  • Active Psychological Assistants must complete 20 hours of approved CE
    • A minimum of three hours of CE must be in ethics

Activities from APA-approved CE sponsors will be automatically accepted. For complete information on the CE requirements, see Section 10.0 of the Board’s Rules and Regulations.


Entering Continuing Education in the CE Tracker

Continuing Education (CE) is tracked in DELPROS, the Delaware Professional Regulation Online Service. To enter your CE, you must first create a DELPROS user account. To go to the DELPROS online portal, first click on the Apply/Manage a License and Service Request tile from the Home page of this site. If you are already an existing user, log in with your email address and password under the existing user section. If you are a new user, you must create a new account using either of the options below:

  • Select the “I Don’t Have a License” option if you do not currently hold or previously applied for a Delaware license and do not have a login through the portal OR
  • Select the “I have a License” option if you currently hold or previously applied for a Delaware license.

After creating your user account or logging into the DELPROS online portal, you may begin entering your CE.

  • Click on the CONTINUING EDUCATION link in the dark blue banner at the top of the page
  • Click on ADD COURSE button
  • After choosing your profession, complete the other fields and click on SAVE
  • You will get a message of Success if the information you entered was created successfully
  • Click on CONTINUE to add more courses, upload documents, or delete entries if you made an error

When you are done, click on your Dashboard on the dark blue banner at the top of the page to renew your license or choose another service.


General Audit Information

Random audits are performed by the Board to ensure compliance with the permit requirements. Permit holders selected for the random audit must verify that they have maintained the required CE and any other information required by the Board to confirm their continued eligibility for the permit. For complete information, see Section 13.5 of the Board’s Rules and Regulations.


Audit Requirements

Do not upload any CE documentation into DELPROS unless notified that you have been selected for audit.

If you are selected for audit, you must upload a copy of:

  • the certificates of completion for each CE course that you entered in the CE Tracker in DELPROS
  • For courses that are not APA approved, upload copies of course agendas, brochures, outlines or syllabi for each CE course

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