Services for Teens At Risk

Continuing Education Credits

Continuing Education Credits:

Psychologists:

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists.  Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  This program is being offered for 5.5 Continuing Education Credits.

Counselors:

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5059.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is solely responsible for all aspects of this program.  This program is being offered for 5.5 continuing education hours.

Licensed/Clinical Social Workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists:  LSW/LCSW/LPC/LMFT:

This program is offered for 5.5 hours of social work continuing education through co-sponsorship of the University of Pittsburgh School of Social Work, a Council on Social Work Education-accredited school and, therefore, a PA pre-approved provider of social work continuing education.  These credit hours satisfy requirements for LSW/LCSW, LPC, and LMFT biennial license renewal.  For information on social work continuing education, call 412-624-3711.

PA Educators:

Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic is recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to offer Continuing Education Credits under the Act 48 guidelines.  Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic adheres to the Act 48 Continuing Education Guidelines.  PA educators will receive 5.5 hours of Act 48 credit for completing this program.

Other Professionals:

Nurses and other professionals are awarded 0.55 Continuing Education Credits.  One Continuing Education Credit is equal to 10 contact hours.  Nurses:  For attending this program, you will receive a Certificate of Attendance confirming 5.5 hours of continuing education.  These hours may be considered eligible for completing the 30 hours of continuing education required for biannual nursing re-licensure in Pennsylvania.  Peer Specialist:  This program fulfills requirements for Certified Peer Specialist continuing education.