Continuing Education Information

Continuing education credit for this event is co-sponsored, in part, by the Association for Death Education and Counseling and Amedco. Continuing education credit is offered as listed below. The Conference offers a total of 31.25 contact hours, subject to change. Credit is awarded on a session-by-session basis, with full attendance required at the sessions attended. CEU Tracking forms will be available on site. If you have questions regarding continuing education, the program or grievance issues, contact education@adec.org.

Note: Learning objectives for all educational sessions at the presentation level for concurrent sessions are available in the Abstract Book.

Nurses 

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by Amedco LLC and Association of Death Education.  Amedco LLC is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC), to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
Credit Designation Statement – Amedco LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of  31.25 contact hours for nurses. Learners should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.  

CA Nurses

Amedco is approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP13683, for 31.25 contact hours.

Psychologists

This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and Association for Death Education.  Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  31.25 hours.
The following boards accept courses from APA providers for Counselors: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, KS, ME, MO, NC, ND, NH, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

AL / Counselors: Activities not providing NBCC approval may be approved by the Board for individual licensees upon receipt of acceptable documentation prior to the activity.  Please send course details to your licensing board for approval BEFORE the event.  No approvals afterward by the board.

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, HI, IA, ID, IN, KS, ME, MO, NE, NC, NH, NM, NJ, NV, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Addictions Professionals: AK, AR, CO, CT, DE, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MO, MT, NE, NM, NC, ND, NJ, NV, NY (outstate held), OK, OR, SC, UT, WA, WI, WY

The following state boards accept courses from APA providers for Social Workers: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, ID, IN, KY, ME, MN, MO, NE, NH, NM, OR, PA, VT, WI, WY

Social Workers

Amedco, #1346, 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. Amedco maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 6/24/2016 to 6/24/2019.  Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Social workers participating in this course may receive up to 31.25 clinical continuing education clock hours.

The following boards accept courses from ASWB providers for Counselors: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, ME, MO, ND, NE, NM, NH, NV, OK, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY
AL / Counselors: Activities not providing NBCC approval may be approved by the Board for individual licensees upon receipt of acceptable documentation prior to the activity.  Please send course details to your licensing board for approval BEFORE the event.  No approvals afterward by the board.

The following board accept courses from ASWB providers for MFTs: AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, ME, MO, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, OK, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

The following state board accept courses from ASWB providers for Addictions Professionals: AK, CA, CO, CT, GA, IA, IN, KS, LA, MO, MT, ND, NM, NV, OK, OR, SC, WA, WI, WV, WY

FL BBS

Amedco is approved by the Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. Provider BAP#39-Exp.3-31-2019. 31.25 Hours

Illinois Marriage and Family Therapists

Illinois Dept. of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000197. 31.25 hours.

North Dakota Marriage and Family Therapy

North Dakota Marriage and Family Therapy Licensure Board for 31.25 hours of credit.

West Virginia Board of Counseling

This activity has been approved for up to 30.5 LPC Contact hours. The CE approval number is WVBEC-0425-2818.

Massachusetts Association for Marriage & Family Therapy

This activity has been certified by the Massachusetts Association for Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc. for professional continuing education. 31.0 contact hours. Certification #PD-033990.

Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy

The activity is approved for a total of 31.25 continuing education hours for licensed professional counselor and licensed professional clinical counselors. Activity approval number 2018.CE.084

Louisiana Counseling Association

This program has been approved for 31.25 continuing education clock hours by the Louisiana Counseling Association as authorized by the Louisiana Professional Counselor Licensing Board of Examiners.

Louisiana Association for Marriage and Family Therapy

This activity has been approved for up to 31.25 CEU Hours.

Massachusetts MHCA

This activity has been approved for up to 31.25 

Minnesota Marriage and Family Therapist

This program has been approved by The Minnesota Marriage and Family Therapist board for up to 30.50 hours of credit.

Ohio LPC & MFT

ADEC 40th Annual Conference is an approved program by the State of OH Counselor and MFT Board. Board approval number: MCST04184827.
Hours of ETHICS: 0
Hours of SUPERVISION: 0
Hours of DISTANCE LEARNING: 0

Montana Social Worker & Marriage Family Therapist

This activity has been approved for 30.50 credit hours. Course approval number SWP/MFT/LAC/0236-2018

 

Georgia MFT

This program has been submitted to The George Marriage and Family Therapist board for review.

Vermont LPC & MFT

This program has been submitted to The Vermont Marriage and Family Therapist board for review.

West Virginia Social Worker

This program has been submitted to The West Virginia Social Worker board for review.

Mississippi Marriage and Family Therapist

This program has been submitted to The Mississippi Marriage and Family Therapist board for review.

New York Social Workers
Amedco SW CPE 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 #0115. 31.25 credit hours.

New York Board for Mental Health Counselors
Amedco 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. #MHC-0061. 31.25 credit hours.

New York Board for Marriage & Family Therapists
Amedco 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. #MFT-0032. 31.25 credit hours.

 

Additional Accreditations

Funeral Directors: ADEC is approved by the Academy of Professional Funeral Service Practice. Provider No. 1025.

Chaplains: This educational event will provide continuing education hours required by the Association of Professional Chaplains.


Continuing Education Registration Requirements

There is a certificate fee of $60 USD for members (including active senior, student and institutional members) and $75 USD for nonmembers. You may either register for CE onsite or as part of the registration process. However, you may not register for credits after May 3. Credit will be awarded on a session-by-session basis, with full attendance required for sessions attended. One certificate will be issued for all activities attended.
To receive continuing education credit, attendees must:
• Register for CE ($60 members, $75 nonmembers)
• Track attendance at sessions
• Complete the online CE submission. Instructions will be sent to CE participants three weeks after the conference.

NOTE: It is the responsibility of the attendee to check with their state licensing/certification board to determine if continuing education credit offered by the Institute for Continuing Education will meet their state’s regulations.

Breakdown of credit hours available: (Subject to change)
Professional Development Courses (per day)     6.5
Full-Day Specialty Workshops     6.5
Half-Day Specialty Workshops      3.0
Thursday Conference (all sessions)        5.5
Friday Conference (all sessions)     6.0
Saturday Conference (all sessions)     6.0

GRIEVANCE POLICY
Grievances regarding conference sessions, content, abstract selection and presentation can also be submitted to any member of the conference planning committee and are escalated appropriately to the conference chair, director of education, board of directors or home office staff.  Grievances are responded in a timely fashion with the goal of mitigation of the issues brought to the leadership. If a registered participant is unable to attend meeting after registration, refund requests are processed on a case by case basis. If an attendee has a complaint or grievance, it must be submitted in writing by participant to ADEC, 400 S 4th Street, Ste 754E, Minneapolis, MN 55415, USA. The letter will be reviewed by organizational members consisting of the social worker consultant, and other organizational members based on geographic distribution, experience, professional specialty, etc. The Organization will respond to the attendee in writing.