Continuing Education Credits

 

Continuing education credits provided by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES). Programs are designed to provide CE credit for Psychologists, Social Workers, and Nurses. Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists’ CE approval varies per state. Please see the following for specific information regarding professions and states:
 

 

Psychologists

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education credit programs. CES maintains responsibility for these programs and their content.


Marriage and Family Therapists

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) can grant continuing education credit to Marriage & Family Therapists in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IN, IA, KS, ME, MD, MO, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI AND WY. CES maintains responsibility for these programs. In addition, CES is an approved CE provider for Florida Marriage & Family Therapists (CE Provider # 50-9633) and an approved continuing education provider for Texas Marriage & Family Therapists (Provider Number 558).


Licensed Mental Health Counselors

Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors

Certified Professional Counselors

Licensed Professional Counselors

Associate Professional Counselors

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors

 

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) can grant continuing education credit for these listed professions in the following states: AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI and WY.


Social Workers

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES), provider #1117 is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approval Continuing Education (ACE) Program. CES maintains responsibility for these programs. ASWB Approval period: 10/15/15-10/15/18. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Some states do not require pre-approval. If your state is not on the below list, please check with your state board. CES can grant Social Work continuing education credit in the following areas: AL, AK, Alberta, AR, AZ, British Columbia, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, New Brunswick, NE, NH, Newfoundland & Labrador, NM, NC, ND, Nova Scotia, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, Saskatchewan, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, Virgin Islands, VI, VT, WA, WI andWY.


Nurses

As an APA approved provider, CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

These courses can be utilized by nurses to renew their certification and will be accepted by the ANCC.

Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved continuing education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (Provider # CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing.


Please contact your state board if you have concerns about CE credit. All Social Workers attending programs that have been awarded Social Work Continuing Education from CES will receive a Certificate upon completion. https://www.commonwealthseminars.com/seminar-ce-credit.html

Grievance Policy

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) seeks to ensure equitable treatment of every person and to make every attempt to resolve grievances in a fair manner. Please submit a written grievance to CES, 1020 Osterville West Barnstable Rd, Marstons Mills, MA 02648. Grievances will initially be directed to the training instructor. Grievances would receive, to the best of our ability, corrective action in order to prevent further problems. If you have questions or concerns, contact Commonwealth Educational Seminars at (800) 376-3345.

Accommodations for the differently abled

Commonwealth Educational Seminars’ training facilities are handicap accessible. Individuals needing special accommodations, please contact TRI's Training Coordinator Deenise Kosct at (408) 315-6499.

 

For more information contact commonwealthseminars@gmail.com.