CE Credits

Please read the following information regarding CE requirements:

Certificates of attendance are suitable for use to meet professional development requirements for educators and clinicians. Attendees can earn up to 20 contact hours of credit by attending the five-day institute. See details on the number of hours and types of credit below.

In order to receive any professional development credits, you must fill out the evaluation/learning outcomes questionnaire and leave the form with institute staff. Certificates will be emailed to you 2-3 weeks after the institute.

You can also receive additional credits by writing a paper on how you applied what you learned. For more details and questions, contact the CE Director, Kristin Dunay at (781) 449-4010 ext. 104.

Note: credits are not provided by the University of California, Santa Barbara.

CE Available Credits:

Credits for Speech/Language Pathologists:

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The program offers 1.8 CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area). 

The Neuropsychology of Learning Disabilities: Developing Interventions to Help Struggling Students

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

SLP participants will be able to:

  • Describe the neurological underpinnings of reading, math, written language, and spelling disorders
  • Define the specific subtypes of reading, math, spelling, and written language disorders in children
  • Track evidence-based intervention strategies with each learning disorder’s subtypes
  • Develop an appropriate assessment battery of children’s learning needs based upon eight core cognitive constructs
  • Analyze a specific case study and develop a research based intervention strategy to share with the class based upon the neurodevelopmental profile of the child  
  • Evaluate the relevance of neuroscience research for informing intervention decision making


Steven G. Feifer, DEd, NCSP, ABSNP, is an internationally renowned speaker and author in the field of learning disabilities who has authored six books on learning and emotional disorders in children. He has 19 years of experience as a school psychologist, and was voted the Maryland School Psychologist of the Year in 2008 and the National School Psychologist of the Year in 2009. He is also a diplomate in school neuropsychology and a faculty instructor in the ABSNP school neuropsychology training program. Financial disclosure – Dr. Feifer is receiving a speaking fee for his presentation. He is an author with School Neuropsych Press for which he receives royalty payments. Non-financial disclosure – Dr. Feifer has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.


Credits for Psychologists and School Psychologists:

Public Information Resources, Inc. (PIRI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. PIRI maintains responsibility for the program. Psychologists and school psychologists must complete the evaluation form in their program book in order to receive credits. This program will provide 20 hours of CEs.
 

Credits for Educators: State Department of Education:

PIRI is able to provide credits that qualify for the education departments in most states and are accepted by most districts. You may wish to check whether your state's Department of Education requires special approved provider status. PIRI is a specifically approved provider in the Departments of Education in the states of TX and CT.

Credits for School Social Workers:

Public Information Resources, Inc., has applied for up to 20 Category I credits to social workers through the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) collaborative through Boston College and Simmons College Schools of Social Work.

Credits for Educational Therapists:

Public Information Resources, Inc. is approved to provide continuing education credits for Education Therapists through The Association of Educational Therapists (AET). This program will provide 20 hours of CEs. 

Certificate of Attendance: 

Public Information Resources, Inc. will provide a certificate of attendance for 20 hours for participation in this program.