EARN PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CREDIT
Earn up to five hours towards professional development credit for educators, psychologists and certified counselors. Please indicate the type of professional credit you are seeking on your registration form and we will have the certificates prepared for you to take home at the end of the seminar. For some professionals, you may 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 x102.
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 PA (Act 48), CT, IL and TX.
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 credit.
Credits for Social Workers:
Public Information Resources, Inc., has applied for 5 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 Certified Counselors:
PIRI has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) to award CEU credits for certified counselors. (Provider #5947)
Credit for Speech-Language Pathologists:
This program is offered for 0.5 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level, Professional area).
SLP participants will be able to:
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Apply to Your Own Professional Organizatio/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. 102.