Continuing Education Credits
Continuing Education credits provided through Berkshire AHEC. To receive verification of successful completion of the following credit hours, participants are expected to sign-in and out, attend the entire program and complete all program evaluations. A maximum of one session may be missed live (Social Workers, see below) but must be made up (by viewing the on demand webcast via the course URL) to still obtain the Certificate of Completion, though continuing education credits are granted for all sessions complete. Please note: 19.5 credits will be awarded at the end of the program to those that are licensed. We are unable to award credits after each individual session. All certificates and continuing education credits are awarded within 45 days of the program's last session.
All participants are required to complete all 5 sessions AND complete two Acting Patient Encounters and two Individualized Coaching Sessions. Each of these individual learning experiences is completed by telephone.
Berkshire Area Health Education Center provides APA continuing education credits through an agreement with the Spiritual Competency Resource Center who is approved by the American Psychologist Association
to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
This program has been approved for 19.5 Approved Entity Continuing Education hours for re-licensure,
in accordance with 258 CMR Collaborative of NASW and the Boston College and Simmons Schools of
Social Work Authorization NuNumber D 60279. Credits are provided through Berkshire AHEC.
Licensed Mental Health Counselors
Berkshire AHEC is approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors to provide continuing education
credits for licensed mental health counselors. This program has been approved for 19.5 credits.
Substance Abuse Counselors
Berkshire AHEC is an NBCC approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC
approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. Berkshire AHEC solely is responsible
for all aspects of these programs.
Marriage and Family Therapists (MA and RI)
This activity has been certified by the Massachusetts Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Inc.
for professional continuing education.
This course is designed for Registered and Licensed Practical Nurses, CNA’s, and other health care and
human service professionals and meets the requirements for 19.5 nursing contact hours as specified
by the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing – 244 CMR 5.04.
This Live activity, Motivational Interviewing Training has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 17.50
Prescribed credit (s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit
commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.