OT Inactive & Retired Status
Inactive and Retired Status
New CE Requirement to Renew on or After 9/1/2020 - HHSC-Approved Training Course on the Prevention of Human Trafficking
Introduction and How-To: Required Human Trafficking Prevention Training - Accessing and Completing the SOAR Course
See the link above for a document with information regarding this new requirement, including an overview and link to the course, FAQs, and detailed instructions.
A shortened version of the document, which does not contained the detailed instructions, for example, may be accessed from this link: Excerpts from "Required Human Trafficking Prevention Training - Accessing and Completing the SOAR Course".
Please see the announcement on the homepage for further information. Fingerprinting is not required to initiate or renew inactive status.
Refer to §371.1- §371.2 in the OT Rules for the current information on inactive or retired status, in addition to Chapter 370, License Renewal. The change of status to inactive or retired may be made only at the time of renewal, but the CE requirement must be satisfied before this move. It is not an option for those who have not completed the continuing education. This move may not be completed online.