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 12.25 contact hours of credit by attending the two-day online conference. An additional 3 hours of credit are available for educators and some clinicians for attending pre-conference workshops for a total of 15.25 hours. The conference is 12.25 contact hours = 1.225 CEU or CEs and the pre-conference workshops are for .30 CEU or CEs.
In order to receive any professional development credits, you must fill out the evaluation/learning outcomes questionnaire that will be e-mailed to attendees at the conclusion of the event. Certificates will be emailed to you 2-3 weeks after the conference.
CE Available Credits:
Credits for Speech/Language Pathologists:
PIRI dba Learning & the Brain, the producers of the Learning & Brain conferences, is an approved provider of ASHA CEUs. The conference will be registered for 1.225 CEUs and the pre-conference workshops for 0.3 CEUS. Please check here in the fall for details.
Credits for Psychologists and School Psychologists:
Public Information Resources, Inc. (PIRI), the producers of the Learning & the Brain conferences, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PIRI maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Psychologists and school psychologists must complete a special APA approved evaluation form in order to receive credit. This evaluation form will include your evaluation of the achievement of discrete learning outcomes for each conference session and well as an overall evaluation of the course's application to your post-doctoral work in psychology.
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 WA and NY.
Effective 07/27/2018, PIRI is a NYSED Approved CTLE Sponsor.
Credits for Social Workers:
Upon request Learning & the Brain, can applied for 12.25 Category I credits to social workers through the Collaborative of the National Association of Social Workers - MA Chapter (NASW-MA) and both the Boston College and the Simmons College Schools of Social Work. **Please check with your state chapter to ensure that these credits are applicable to your state standards. ***If you wish to receive these credits, please reach out in advance of the conference so that we can apply.
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.