ce credits

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Please call 781-449-4010 x 101 to be added to the waiting list.

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., can apply 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 upon request. **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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Mathematics and the Brain

 

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

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES


SLP participants will be able to:

 

• Describe a neurocognitive educational model of math by identifying three basic subtypes of math disabilities in children, and developing targeted intervention strategies for each subtype.
• Explore the role of various neurocognitive processes including language working memory, visual-spatial functioning, and executive functioning, with respect to math problem-solving ability and quantitative reasoning
• Discuss international trends in mathematics and reasons why the United States lags behind most industrialized nations in math and science
• Identify the relationship between anxiety and mathematical performance
• Diagnose and remediate math disorders in children
 
 
Financial disclosure – Steven Feifer is receiving an honorarium for his presentation.  He is an author with School Neuropsychology Press and Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc., for which he receives royalties.  He plans to reference his books and assessments in his talk. Non-financial disclosure – Steven Feifer 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.