CE Credits

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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:

ASHA logoThe program offers 2.0 ASHA CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area). 

Neuroscience and Executive Functions: Strategies for Executive Skills, Memory and Classroom Learning


SLP participants will be able to:

  • Describe the brain basis for integrated social, emotional, and academic development and what the science and best schools reveal about learning
  • Explore the major networks of the brain, and the integrated nature of emotion and cognitive brain changes associated with adolescence, and examine fMRI data, videos, and examples from children and adolescents
  • Recognize how adversity, bullying, and loneliness impact brain development and mental health
  • Describe how social experience and culture shape brain development, thinking, and learning across the lifespan
  • Compare the effectiveness of various teaching practices, and what it means to support thw whole child -- body, brain, and mind -- in school

Mary Helen Immordino-Yang, EdD, is a Professor of Education at the Rossier School of Education and a Professor at the Brain and Creativity Institute at the University of Southern California. She studies the psychological and neurobiological bases of social emotion, self-awareness and culture and their implications for learning, development, and schools. She is Past President of IMBES (International Mind, Brain, and Education Society) and the author of Emotions, Learning, and the Brain: Exploring the Educational Implications of Affective Neuroscience (2015).

Financial disclosure – Dr. Immordino-Yang is receiving a speaking fee for her presentation. She is an author with W.W. Norton for which she receives royalty payments. Non-financial disclosure – Dr. Immordino-Yang 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 a special approved provider status. PIRI is a specifically approved provider in the Departments of Education in the states of CT, TX, GA, and NY.

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

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 both the Boston College and the Simmons College Schools of Social Work.

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