Division of Professions and Occupations (DPO): News
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.
- Listen to the recording of the August 30 stakeholder meeting.
- Listen to the recording of the October 27 stakeholder meeting.
- Listen to the recording of the November 14 stakeholder meeting.
- Listen to the recording of the December 28 stakeholder meeting.
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.
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/.