Continuing Education

Continuing Education, Sign-In Requirements and Certificates

Continuing Education Hours, General Conference

Participants can earn up to 12.75 Continuing Education Hours (CEHs) for attending the general conference.

Here is the breakdown for days:

Monday, October 12: 6.75 hours
Tuesday, October 13: 6.00 hours

Licensure Approval

  • National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC, #0279)

Participants may use the certificate to apply for CEHs from other certification/licensing boards. Please check with your board before submitting a certificate. Certificates will be supplied digitally.

Sign-in Requirements and Digital Certificates, General Conference

Participants must sign in at the registration desk each day in order to receive credit for attendance for the general conference. Certificates for the general conference will be sent digitally to all participants AFTER the conference. Please notify the registration desk for adjustments on early departure certificates in advance. Certificates will not be mailed.

Sunday (Pre-Conference Suicide Management Training) – six (6) CEHs

Sunday, October 11, 2015
12:00pm – 6:00pm
No Fee; 45 max; first-come, first-served, must be registered to attend

Participants attending the Pre-Conference Suicide Management Training must also sign in at the training in order to receive credit. Participants will receive a certificate for six (6) hours at the close of the training on Sunday, October 11. Certificates will not be mailed; please pick up a printed certificate before leaving. The workshop will be held at the Yakima Convention Center.

This course will explore the theoretical foundation in the clinical assessment, treatment, and management of suicidal risk over time through treatment with suicidal persons. This course will provide instructions in “evidenced-based” and “best practices” for the treatment and case management with the suicidal person.

Wednesday (Post-Conference Ethics Training) – four (4) or six (6) CEHs

Wednesday, October 14, 2015
8:00am – 12:00pm: Counselors (4 CEHs)
8:00am – 3:00pm: Mental Health Professionals (6 CEHs)
$30 additional fee

Participants attending the Post-Conference Ethics Training must also sign in at the training in order to receive credit. Participants will receive a certificate for four (4) or six (6) hours at the close of the training on Wednesday, October 14. Certificates will not be mailed; please pick up a printed certificate before leaving. The workshop will be held at the Yakima Convention Center.

The workshop will cover the Counselor’s Code of Ethics, laws governing counseling and ethical decision-making, the ethical decision process and involve participant discussion.