South Dakota Counselors Continuing Education Requirements And License Renewal

Meet your South Dakota counselor CE requirements with ease. If you'd like a refresher on what's needed to renew your license, see the requirements below.

4 Mandatory Hours
36 Elective Hours
40 Total Hours
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Here's what you need to renew your South Dakota Behavioral Health : Counselor license

The information below is a summary of the minimum requirements set forth by the South Dakota Department of Social Services. For a more detailed requirements breakdown, please see the board's site.
If you hold Behavioral Health : Counselor licenses in multiple states, please make sure to check each state's requirements.

South Dakota Counselors: Counselor (Continuing Education)

Total Hours Required: 40
Mandatory Hours: 4
Elective Hours: 36
Renewal Cycle in Years: 2
License Expiration Date: 11/30/2024
Next Education Due Date: 11/30/2024

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Mandatory subject:

4 hours - Ethics

*The number of continuing education hours is prorated based on the initial date of your licensure. Schedule to be updated as it becomes available.

Online Limitations

There are no online limitations.


No roster required

Governing Agency

Name: South Dakota Department of Social Services
Phone: 6052241721
Address: P.O. Box 1062 Sioux Falls, 57101

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Note: This license renewal information is provided as a convenience only and is subject to change at any time. It's ultimately the responsibility of the licensee to be sure that he or she is meeting all requirements for each license and corresponding renewal period.