Continuing Education Credits
Continuing Education Credits:
UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program is being offered for 5.5 Continuing Education Credits.
UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital 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. UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital 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 (Act 48):
UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital is recognized by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to offer Continuing Education Credits under the Act 48 guidelines. UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital adheres to the Act 48 Continuing Education Guidelines. PA educators will receive 5.5 hours of Act 48 credit for completing this program.
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.