Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education credits provided through Berkshire AHEC. To receive verification of successful completion of the following credit hours, participants are expected to sign-in and out, attend the entire program and complete all program evaluations. A maximum of two sessions may be missed live (Social Workers, see below) but must be made up (by viewing the recorded webcast on the CMN course website) to still obtain the Certificate of Completion, though CEUs are granted for all workshops completed.

Please note: 20 credits will be awarded at the end of the program to those that are licensed. We are unable to award credits after each individual workshop. All certificates and continuing education credits are awarded within 45 days of the programs last session.

Discipline

Credit Hours

Accreditation

Psychologists

20

Berkshire Area Health Education Center provides APA continuing education credits through an agreement with the Spiritual Competency Resource Center who is approved by the American Psychologist Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Social Workers

20

This program has been approved for 20 Approved Entity Continuing Education hours for re-licensure, in accordance with 258 CMR. Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of Social Work Authorization Number D 60130-3.

Check to see if your state is approved: www.naswdc.org/ce/response.asp

* Requirement per NASW: 100% attendance is mandatory except for extenuating circumstances in which they could leave at 80% complete and still get their CEUs for what is completed. Attending less than 80% will result in no CEUs. *

Licensed Mental Health Counselors

20 

Berkshire AHEC is approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) to provide continuing education credits for licensed mental health counselors.

Substance Abuse Counselors

20

Berkshire AHEC is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.  Berkshire AHEC solely is responsible for aspects of these programs. 

Marriage and Family Therapists (MA and RI)

20

This activity has been certified by the Massachusetts Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc., for professional continuing education.

Nursing

20

These courses are designed for Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses and other health care and human service professionals and meet the requirements for nursing contact hours as specified by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing Section 244CMR 5.04.

 

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