CONTINUING EDUCATION 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 6 contact hours of credit by attending the one-day conference. The conference is 6 contact hours = .6 CEU or 6 PDPs and CEs. Speech-language professionals must pick up an ASHA participation form at the conference Help/Information Desk.
In order to receive any professional development credits, you must do three things at the conference:
1) Sign in when you arrive at the conference when you do check-in registration,
2) Sign out on when you leave,
3) Fill out the evaluation/learning outcomes questionnaire in your program book and leave the form at the conference registration desk on your last day at the conference.
Certificates will be emailed to you four weeks after the conference. Psychologists and School Psychologists must complete the evaluation form in their program book. 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. 101.
CE Available Credits:
Credits for Speech/Language Pathologists (Approval Pending):
This program is offered for .6 CEUs (Intermediate level; Professional area).
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 Certified Counselors:
PIRI has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) to award CEU credits for certified counselors. (Provider #5947)
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, IL, GA, TX, NJ, CT, and MA. It has also applied for credits through MN.
Credits for Connecticut Educators:
Public Information Resources (PIRI) is an Approved CEU Provider with the State of Connecticut Department of Education (Provider #230). For five hours of additional credits, you can write a 4-5-page paper on how you applied what you learned at the conference to your classroom, school or clinical work. For more information, call CE Director, Kristin Dunay at (781) 449-4010 ext. 101.
Credits for CA Social Workers/Marriage and Family Therapists/Educational Psychologists:
PIRI is approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences to offer CE credits to Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT); Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW); Licensed Educational Psychologists (LEP); MFT Interns; and Associate Clinical Social Workers (ASW) in the State of California. (PCE#2072)
Credits for School Social Workers (Pending):
Public Information Resources, Inc. has been approved to provide 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.
Educational Incentive Program:
Rockefeller College, University of Albany, State University of New York Scholarship funding to participate in this training may be available through the Educational Incentive Program (EIP). For more information or to apply for a scholarship, visit www.ecetp.pdp.albany.edu. You may also contact EIP at [email protected] or 800-295-9616.
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. 101.