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., 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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Executive Functions in Classrooms

 

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

 

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

 

SLP participants will be able to:

 

• Explain how executive functions develop during the school-age years
• Define executive functions and their roles in classroom behavior, learning and production
• Identify and use classroom-friendly methods to assess executive function strengths and weaknesses
• Describe executive function difficulties involved in clinical syndromes such as ADHD and autism
• List appropriate interventions for executive functioning disorders in children and adults
• Self-assess your own personal executive function strengths and weaknesses along with your students
• Review additional sources of information about assessment and interventions for executive functioning problems
 
Financial disclosure – Dr. McCloskey is receiving a speaking fee for his presentation. He is an author with Taylor & Francis and Wiley for which he receives royalty payments. Non-financial disclosure – Dr. McCloskey has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.

Seminar Schedule
 
7:45am – 8:15am:                   Check-in registration & Continental Breakfast
 
8:15am – 10:00am:                
Explanation of how executive functions develop during the school-age years; Definition of executive functions and their roles in classroom behavior, learning and production; Identification of classroom-friendly methods to assess executive function strengths and weaknesses

10:00am – 10:15am:               Coffee Break
 
10:15am – 12:00pm:               Description of executive function difficulties involved in clinical syndromes such as ADHD and autism; List appropriate interventions for executive functioning disorders in children and adults; Self-assessment of your own personal executive function strengths and weaknesses along with your students
 
12:00pm – 1:00pm:                Lunch Break
 
1:00pm – 2:30pm:                 
Review additional sources of information about assessment and interventions for executive functioning problems; Wrap up and discussion of final questions/concerns

 

 

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.