Continuing Education Information

 APSAC Live, Interactive Virtual Education Programs

APSAC online program offer a total of 1.00 contact hours each per 60 minutes of programming. Continuing education credit is awarded based on live attendance for APSAC virtual education programs. Partial session credit is not offered.

Participants must attend the full live, interactive virtual education program and live Q&A session at the time of the event in order to receive credit. Credit cannot be awarded for partial or delayed attendance, or for viewing a recording of an online training. 

The following information applies to APSAC's individually-sponsored live, interactive virtual education programs, currently consisting of Zoom Chats, Certificate Programs, and Virtual Forensic Interview Clinics. For information on APSAC/Foundling Webinars, please click here. If you are not sure which policies apply to a given program, please contact onlinetraining@apsac.org.

Instructions for Access

Participants may register for each program prior to, or up to the time of the event via APSAC's MemberLeap portal. Registration for attendance and payment for continuing education credit applies to a single event, and can only be transferred to a different event by request on a case-by-case basis. Refunds are also available upon request. Links to the MemberLeap registration portal for each event are made available on the APSAC website and in all digital marketing materials. Payment is collected at time of registration via the MemberLeap portal. Check payment may be allowed for some virtual education programs. All registrants receive instructions for attendance and a link to access the live meeting platform via a registration confirmation email. Should participants have difficulty accessing their link, they are encouraged to contact APSAC. If attendance and broadcasting is disrupted for any reason by the Zoom video platform/meeting host, internet access of the host or attendant, power failure etc., APSAC will transfer registration and credit to a similar event or hold a make-up presentation at another time. 

Distance Learning Description

Participants join national experts for a live presentation/discussion and Q&A hosted through Zoom or a similar live meeting platform. Attendance pricing varies based on the program and registration links are available on the APSAC website and in all digital marketing materials. CE credits can can also be purchased at the time of registration. To receive either psychology or social work credit, registrants must attend the full presentation. All attendees are invited to participate in an evaluation and to share their thoughts via live chat and live Q&A. In order to receive CE credit, participants will receive a link to participate in a graded 10-question post-test, on which they must answer at least 7 out of 10 questions correctly. They must also participate in a comprehensive evaluation. The post-test and evaluation will be sent to all registrants who purchased continuing education credit and attended the full 60-90 minute event after the time of the event.  

 

Psychology

The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. 

Social Work

The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC), provider #1622, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (APSAC) maintains

responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 07/27/2019 – 07/27/2022. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 continuing education credits per hour of live, interactive virtual education.

Certificate of Attendance

Continuing education certificates will be generated and sent via email following the completion of each program, completion certificates for proof of attendance for attendees who have not purchased CEs are also available upon request. All certificates will be sent via email to the address used for registration. Participants are encouraged to communicate with APSAC via phone or email (‪224) 269-1033‬; e-mail: onlinetraining@apsac.org) should they have any issues receiving their certificates.

Commercial Support

APSAC receives no funds from any commercial organization for financial support of its activities in providing continuing education sponsorship of the live, interactive virtual education programs. The Institute’s sponsorship of this educational series does not imply endorsement of featured exhibits.

Skill Level 

Please check individual event descriptions for skill level. Participants are urged to review module descriptions for appropriateness for professional and personal development.

 

Instruction Methodology

APSAC live, interactive virtual education programs consist of individual minute lectures, discussions, and a Q&A session delivered by national experts. Lectures are composed of slides, graphics, recorded videos, references and discussion. All references and citations are available to participants via the APSAC website and in the MemberLeap registration portal for each event. 

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Ethics Hours / Academic Credit 

At this time APSAC live, interactive virtual education programs provide no “ethics hours”. APSAC online programs offer no “academic” credit and CE hours awarded are not eligible toward fulfillment of an academic degree.   

Conflict of Interest Statement

All presenters, planners or anyone in a position to control the content of this continuing education activity have indicated that neither they nor their spouse/legally recognized domestic partner has any financial relationships with commercial interests related to the content of this activity.  

ADA 

For accommodations on the basis of disability please contact: jcampbell@apsac.org.

Cancellations

If you would like to request a refund or a transfer of registration for any APSAC online program, please contact onlinetraining@apsac.org.

Questions: If you have questions regarding continuing education, the program, faculty, grievance issues, or for a listing of learning objectives, comprehensive speaker bios, please contact APSAC at: ‪(224) 269-1033‬; e-mail: onlinetraining@apsac.org.

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