Continuing Education Credits

The 26th Annual 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  26.00  contact hours as listed.    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 or on-site.   Colloquium attendees who wish to receive continuing education credit MUST check in at the continuing education desk to make formal application and receive CE materials for completion.  Staff at the CE desk  will have a listing of attendees who pre-paid the CE processing fee. 

             

Course Completion:  To qualify to receive continuing education credit, attendees must complete the CE materials, sign in/out daily at designated locations, and complete an evaluation of the sessions attended.  CE verification is mailed to attendees following the Colloquium.

 

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.

 

Learning Objectives:  For a listing of learning objectives by session, contact The Institute at: instconted@aol.com  

 

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.

 

Note:  It is the responsibility of attendees to determine if continuing education credit offered by The Institute for Continuing Education meets the regulations of their licensing/certification board.

 

Psychology:  The Institute for Continuing Education 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: 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:   7/27/2018-7/27/2019.                 

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 Texas Board off Marriage and Family Therapist, Provider 177.

Florida Department of Health, Division of Social Work, Counseling, MFT, Provider BAP 255, expiration 03/2021

New York State Education Department’s State Board for MFT, Provider MFT-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 26.00 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:  The Legal Track of this  program will be submitted to the Ohio Supreme Court, Commission on Continuing Legal Education, for review.  Attorneys are responsible for checking with their State Bar to determine if CLE hours approved by the Ohio Supreme Court, Commission on Continuing Legal Education, are accepted by their Bar for CLE credit.  Attorneys may check with The Institute for Continuing Education at :  instconted@aol.com, regarding the application review decision of the Ohio Supreme Court.

 

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

 

Ethics Hours / Academic Credit:  The Conference offers no “academic” credit and CE hours awarded are not eligible toward fulfillment of a degree. Institute 6 offers 6.00 ethics hours.  Attendees are responsible for determining if the content meets the ethics requirements of their licensing/certification board.

 

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

 

Certificate of Attendance:  Certificate of Attendance will be available free-of-charge at the conclusion of the Colloquium for non-licensed professionals. 

 

Continuing Education Hours Offered by Day:

Tuesday, June 18               6.00 hours

Wednesday, June 19          6.00 hours

Thursday, June 20             5.50 hours

Friday, June 21                 5.50 hours

Saturday, June 22               3.00 hours

Total Hours Offered:     26.00 hrs.

 

 

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 School of Medicine and APSAC. The University of Nevada School of Medicine is accredited by the ACCME to sponsor Continuing Medical Education for physicians.

 

Certification Statement: The University of Nevada School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 26.00 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 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 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: Sign-in at the registration desk on the 1st day of the conference; Participate in the activity; Complete and return the Faculty Evaluations sheets daily; 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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