OAR 833-080-0031
Continuing Education Content

Policy. Continuing education must be a learning activity that contributes directly to the professional competence of the licensee.


Continuing education content must focus on increasing knowledge and/or skills in the following substantive areas relevant to the field:


Counseling or marriage and family therapy theory & techniques;


Human development and family studies;


Social and cultural foundations in counseling or marriage and family therapy;


The helping relationship;


Group dynamics;


Life style and career development;


DSM diagnosis and assessment;


Research and evaluation;


Professional orientation and ethics;


Professional supervision training;


Disability and life transitions;


Substance abuse;




Diagnosis and treatment of mental health disorders.


The program must be conducted by a qualified instructor or discussion leader, which means a person whose background, training, education, or experience makes it appropriate for the person to make a presentation or lead a discussion on the subject matter.


A record of attendance, such as a certificate of completion, must be obtained.

Source: Rule 833-080-0031 — Continuing Education Content, https://secure.­sos.­state.­or.­us/oard/view.­action?ruleNumber=833-080-0031.

Last Updated

Jun. 8, 2021

Rule 833-080-0031’s source at or​.us