CE Credits

EARN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDIT


Earn five hours toward professional development credit for educators and certain clinicians. Please indicate the type of professional credit you are seeking on your registration. At the seminar, you will have to submit an evaluation form in order to be eligible for credit and certificate of attendance. For more information on the availability of professional development credits, call 781-449-4010 x104.


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 CT, NY, and TX.

Effective 07/27/2018, PIRI is a NYSED Approved CTLE Sponsor.


Credits for Psychologists and School Psychologists:

Public Information Resources, Inc. (PIRI), the producers of the Learning & Brain seminars, 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 credit.


Credits for Social Workers:

Public Information Resources, Inc., has applied for 5 Category I credits to social workers through the Collaborative of the National Association of Social Workers - MA Chapter (NASW-MA)  and the Boston College and Simmons College Schools of Social Work. **Please check with your state chapter to ensure that these credits are applicable to your state standards. For some social workers in NY state, they may not be applicable without special approval.

 


Credits for Speech-Language Pathologists:

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Teaching the Teenage Brain

 

The program is offered for 0.5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES


SLP participants will be able to:

 

• Explain the neural changes behind adolescent emotional development, especially the "imbalance hypothesis"
• Outline the neural changes behind teenage cognitive development, including working memory, executive funtion, processing speed, and self-control
• Develop teaching strategies, school policies, and schedules to fit with teenage brain development and learning
• Enhance students' self-control with research-supported strategies
• Explain the benefits and detriments of adolescent technology use, including academic technology, social media, and video games
• Understand the limitations of scientifc research, in order to use it most effectively in the classroom
 
 

Financial disclosure – Andrew Watson is receiving an honorarium for his presentation. Non-financial disclosure – Andrew Watson has no non-financial relationships to disclose.

 

 

 

Apply to Your Own Professional Organization/District for Credits (CE Credits)

 

Public Information Resources, Inc. (PIRI) may not be approved by your professional organization to offer continuing education credits. However, you can submit your own request to your organization for approval to receive credits at the conference. Simply submit the following documents to your organization to request CE approval. Print the Conference Program and Schedule, Conference Brochure, and the Evaluation Form sample documents and submit them to you organization or district for approval.

If you would like us to apply for credits with a specific organization, please contact CE Director, Kristin Dunay at (781) 449-4010 ext. 104.