Regional CE Hours

2020 CE Hour info will be available in Feb 2020.  Please see below for last year’s info for reference.  

CONTINUING EDUCATION

 The 2019 Wilderness Therapy Regional Symposium is  co-sponsored by the Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council ( OBHC ) and  The Institute for Continuing Education.   The program  offers a total of  13.50  contact hours.     Continuing education credit is awarded on a session-by-session basis with full attendance required for each session attended.  Partial session credit is not offered.   There is no additional fee to apply for CE credit.   Symposium attendees who wish to receive continuing education credit should RSVP online on our registration website and MUST check in at the continuing education desk to make formal application and receive CE materials for completion.    

 

Target Audience:  psychologists, social workers, counselors, marriage-family therapists,  graduate students, allied mental health professionals who work in wilderness therapy environments.             

 

Course Completion:  To qualify to receive continuing education credit, attendees must complete the CE materials, sign in/out daily at designated locations, and complete an evaluation of the sessions attended.  CE verification is mailed to attendees following the Symposium.

 

Questions: If you have   questions regarding continuing education,  the program, faculty,  grievance issues, or for a listing of learning objectives, comprehensive speaker bios,  please contact  The Institute at: 800-557-1950;  e-mail:  instconted@aol.com.

 

Note:  It is the responsibility of attendees to determine if continuing education credit offered by The Institute for Continuing Education meets the regulations of their licensing/certification board.

 

Continuing Education Offered:

Psychology:  The Institute for Continuing Education is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor  continuing education for psychologists.  The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content.   Not all sessions may be approved for psychology credit.  The CE materials received at the time of check-in at the CE desk  will indicate any non-approved sessions.

 

Counseling: For counselors seeking CE credit, The Institute for Continuing Education will submit a co-sponsorship application to NBCC for this program.   Not all sessions may be approved for counseling CE credit.  The CE materials received at the time of check-in at the CE desk  will indicate any non-approved sessions.

New York:  The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors.  Provider MHC-0016.

Ohio:   The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized as a provider of continuing education  by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker Board, Provider RCS 030001.

Florida:  The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized as a provider of continuing education by the Florida Dept. Health, Division of Counseling, Social Work, MFT,  Provider BAP 255, expiration 03/2021.

 

Social Work:  The Institute for Continuing Education, provider #1007, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards ( ASWB ), www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education ( ACE ) program.  The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: 4-13-2018 –       4-13-2021.  Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. . Social workers participating in this program may  receive up to 13.50 clinical continuing education contact hours.  Not all sessions may be approved for social work  credit.  The CE materials received at the time of check-in at the CE desk  will indicate any non-approved sessions.

New York:  The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers.  Provider No. SW-0025.

Ohio:  Counseling and Social Work Board, Provider RCS 030001.

Florida Dept. Health, Division Social Work, MFT, Counseling, Provider BAP 255, expiration 03/2021.

 

 

Marriage/Family Therapy:    The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the Florida Dept. Health, Division of Counseling, Social Work, MFT, as a provider of continuing education, Provider BAP 255, expiration 03/2021.

New York MFT:  The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists.   Provider MFT-0012.

Ohio:   Provider RTX 100501,

Texas:  The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized as a provider of continuing education by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapy, Provider 177.

Illinois MFT:  Provider 168-000108.

 

California Professionals:  The Institute for Continuing Education, Provider 56590, is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs.  The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  This Course meets the qualifications for a maximum of 13.50 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCC, as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

 

Skill Level:   Some sessions have been rated for skill level ( beginning, intermediate, advanced).  Participants are urged to review session description for appropriateness for professional and personal development.

 

Instruction Methodology:   May include lecture, audio-visual, demonstration, experiential practice of techniques, large and small group discussion

 

Non-Credit Activities/Sessions:   Credit is not offered for breakfast, luncheon, dinner, social  events, poster sessions, networking sessions, tour activities.  If you have questions, contact The Institute for Continuing Education at:  instconted@aol.com.

Not a sessions may qualify for continuing education credit.  CE materials distributed on-site will clearly not any “non-credit” sessions.  If you wish a listing of non-credit sessions prior to the Conference, please contact The Institute for Continuing Education at:

instconted@aol.com.

 

Ethics Hours / Academic Credit:  The Conference offers no “academic” credit and CE hours awarded are not eligible toward fulfillment of a degree.  No “ethics” hours are offered.

 

ADA:   For accommodations on the basis of disability please contact:  Jim Lavin at:  wtsjim@gmail.com

 

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