Continuing Education Information

Accreditation Information for ADEC Distance Education

Continuing education credit is approved for this event. The Conference is approved to offer a total of 30.50 contact hours, subject to change pending approvals. Credit is awarded on a session-by-session basis, with full attendance required at the sessions attended. Continuing education credits are an additional expense outside of conference registration. 

CE Learning Systems Approvals
View the list of Continuing Education Accrediting Bodies.

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

Grievence Policy
ADEC will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be responsibility of the Education Director in consultation with the Education Chair and clinical director from committee. We do our best to anticipate problems and, when they do present themselves, will attempt to alleviate complaints as quickly as possible. When a complaint, either verbally or written, is received, the following guidelines are followed with respect to achieving resolution:
(1) Complaints relative to a speaker or workshop leader, contents of instructional materials being presented, or an individual educational style being utilized, the individual voicing disapproval is requested to place his/her comments in writing. An ADEC representative will convey these comments to the speaker, assuring the confidentiality of the grieved individual.
(2) If the complaint concerns a continuing education activity, its content, level of presentation, or facilities in which the event is being held, the representative in charge will attempt to resolve the matter as expeditiously as possible. If the offered resolution (resolutions offered may include, but not be limited to partial/full refund of registration fees paid; credit toward future event) not satisfactory to the individual filing the complaint, then further action may be taken as follows.
(3) The individual is requested to place his/her complaint in writing to the attention of the Education Director, The Association for Death Education and Counseling, 111 Deer Lake Rd. Suite 100, Deerfield, IL 60015. The complaint is then reviewed by the Education Director in consultation with the Clinical Director and Education Advisor. A written response will be issued within 30-days of receipt of the written complaint.