Continuing Education Credits

The APSAC Virtual Colloquium is co-sponsored, in part, by the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children and The Institute for Continuing Education. The program offers a total of 21.00 contact hours. Continuing education credit is awarded on a session-by-session basis with full attendance required for each session attended. Partial session credit is not offered. The CE processing fee is $40.00 per person and may be paid with registration online. Colloquium attendees who wish to receive continuing education credit MUST purchase credit in advance of the sessions they are attending in order to be eligible to receive credit. 

             

NOTE: To receive continuing education credit, applicants must attend each session for which they are receiving credit in full and comply with all attendance requirements in full, and complete all CE materials. Materials include an evaluation, to be sent by email after the Colloquium. It is the responsibility of the attendee to determine if CE credit offered by The Institute for Continuing Education and/or The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, meets the regulations of their state licensing/certification board.  

 

Questions: If you have questions regarding continuing education, the program, faculty, grievance issues, or for a listing of learning objectives, comprehensive speaker bios, detailed agenda for Pre-Conference events, please contact The Institute at: 800-557-1950; e-mail:  instconted@aol.com.

Instructions for Virtual Access: Participants may register for the Virtual Colloquium, 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. All registrants will receive a full agenda with links to all sessions in their event registration confirmation email. This email can be resent anytime upon request. Should participants have difficulty accessing their link, they are encouraged to contact APSAC. Participants join national experts for a live 60-minute presentation/discussion and Q&A hosted through Zoom live meeting platform. All reference materials, handouts, learning objectives and other required information are made available on the APSAC website for attendees to review. All attendees who purchased CE credit must complete an evaluation for each session attended for which they wish to receive credit.   

Commercial Support: The Institute for Continuing Education receives no funds from any commercial organization for financial support of its activities in providing continuing education sponsorship of the Colloquium. The Institute’s sponsorship of this Conference does not imply endorsement of featured exhibits.

 

Psychology: The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content.   

 

Counseling: For counselors seeking credit, The Institute for Continuing Education will submit a co-sponsorship application to NBCC.   

New York: The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. Provider MHC-0016.

 

Ohio Board Counseling/ Social Work: Ohio Board of Counseling and Social Work Board, Provider RCS 030001.

Social Work: Social Work: The American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children , 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 by 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 maintains responsibility for course. ACE provider approval period: 7/27/2019-7/27/2022.                     

 

New York: The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. Provider No. SW-0025.

Ohio: Counseling and Social Work Board, Provider RCS 030001. 

Florida Dept. Health, Division Social Work, MFT, Counseling, Provider BAP 255, expiration 03/2021.

Marriage/Family Therapy: The Institute for Continuing Education is a recognized provider of continuing education by the Florida Department of Health, Division of Marriage and Family Therapist, BAP 255, expiration 03/2021.  

 

New York: The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage/family therapists, Provider MHC-0012.

California Professionals: The Institute for Continuing Education, Provider 56590, is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs. The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This Course meets the qualifications for up to 22.00 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCC, as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Nursing: The Institute for Continuing Education is an approved provider of continuing education in nursing by the California Board of Nursing, Provider CEP 12646. Nurses are responsible for checking with their state board to determine if credit issued through an approved provider of the CA Board of Nursing is acceptable by their state board.   

Legal: CLE credit is not offered for the APSAC Virtual Colloquium. 

Law Enforcement: Law Enforcement professionals who make application for continuing education credit will be furnished with verification of contact hours earned which they may submit to their State POST for credit, as appropriate. Law Enforcement professionals should check with their State POST to determine if the program is acceptable for POST continuing education requirement in their State.

 

Skill Level: Some sessions have been rated for skill level (beginning, intermediate, advanced). Participants are urged to review session description for appropriateness for professional and personal development.

 

Instruction Methodology: May include lecture, audio-visual, demonstration, experiential practice of techniques, case examples, large and small group discussion

 

Non-Credit Activities: Credit is not offered for breakfast, luncheon, dinner, social events, poster sessions, networking sessions, tour activities.  If you have questions, contact The Institute for Continuing Education at: instconted@aol.com. Any scheduled workshops that do not offer CE credit for professionals of various disciplines will be clearly noted on the CE materials distributed to CE applicants at the time of on-site check-in.  

Ethics Hours / Academic Credit: The Conference offers no “ethics hours”. The Conference offers no “academic” credit and CE hours awarded are not eligible toward fulfillment of a degree.    

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

 

Certificate of Attendance: Certificate of Attendance will be available free-of-charge at the conclusion of the Colloquium for non-licensed professionals. Please inquire to receive a participation certificate. 

Continuing Education Hours Offered by Day:

Tuesday, Sept 22                7.00 hours

Wednesday, Sept 23          8.00 hours

Thursday, Sept 24              6.00 hours

Total Hours Offered:          21.00 hours

CME Accreditation Statements: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine and APSAC. The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to sponsor Continuing Medical Education for physicians. 

Certification Statement: The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 21.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Disclosure Policy: It is the policy of the University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Office of Continuing Medical Education that the speaker and provider disclose real or apparent conflicts of interest relating to the topics of this educational activity, and also disclose discussions of unlabeled/unapproved uses of drugs or devices during their presentation(s).The University of Nevada, Reno School of Medicine, Office for Continuing Medical Education has established policies in place that will identify and resolve all conflicts of interest prior to this educational activity. Detailed disclosure will be made prior to the activity.

Instructions for Obtaining Credit: In order to claim AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ for your participation in this activity, Activity Attendees must: Register for the Virtual Colloquium and purchase CE credits in advance of the conference. On the day of the conference, participants must be present for the full length of each session they wish to obtain credit for attending. All sessions will be hosted using Zoom video conferencing software. Participants will receive a full agenda with links to each session, and my choose their sessions based on interest and availability. Participants should identify themselves based on first and last name and/or the email under which they registered for the 2020 Virtual Colloquium. Attendees must; Participate in the activity; Complete and return the Activity Evaluation at the conclusion of the course; Complete, including signature and indication of number of credits, and return the Request for Credit Form at the conclusion of the activity. Certificates indicating AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ will be distributed via US mail 3 – 4 weeks following the Colloquium. There is a $40 administrative fee, payable to APSAC, for receipt of approved credits. This fee may be included with the registration fee by checking the appropriate box on the registration form. If you have questions concerning Continuing Medical Education, please contact University of Nevada School of Medicine at (775) 784-4782.

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