Division of Professions and Occupations (DPO): News

Prior Opioid Policy Stakeholder Meeting Recordings Available

The Division of Professions and Occupations hosted the following stakeholder meetings in Denver to discuss potential updates to the Policy for Prescribing and Dispensing Opioids.


Sunset Reviews in Progress 

The Colorado Office of Policy, Research and Regulatory Reform is currently conducting sunset reviews of the following programs: Accountancy, Medical, Electrical, Passenger Tramway, Podiatry, Psychiatric Technician, and Professional Review Committees. Analysis is performed to determine if the Act and the program are necessary and should be continued, modified, or cease operations. To provide input on this review, please visit http://www.dora.state.co.us/pls/real/OPR_Review_Comments.Main.


Notice: Education Equivalency Review 

DORA/DPO is no longer accepting or processing Education Equivalency Review packets for any of the Mental Health Professions.

As of July 1, 2016, Colorado DORA/DPO has contracted with the Center for Credentialing & Education (CCE) to do all education equivalency reviews and evaluations for LPC, MFT, PSY and Addiction Counselors. Visit the CCE website at www.cce-global.org/.