Continuing Education (CE) for the 34th International Symposium on Child Abuse is sponsored by the National Children’s Advocacy Center (NCAC). Continuing Education is offered to all registered attendees at no additional cost for approved sessions only, which are denoted as approved for CE in the workshop description and the Symposium Conference App. Participants must scan-in and scan-out to each approved workshop to receive credit. It is the responsibility of participants to check the regulations of their state licensing jurisdictions for continuing education requirements.
Up to 6.00 contact hours are available per day. Continuing education is awarded on a session-by-session basis, with full workshop attendance required for each session. Partial session credit is not offered.
Participants wishing to make application for continuing education must indicate so during conference registration. Alternatively, a paper or electronic application form will be available onsite at check in.
Participants who apply for CE credits during Symposium registration, will receive a Continuing Education Verification Certificate via email, approximately 4 to 6 weeks after Symposium.
The verification certificate will provide a list of workshops attended and the total number of approved contact hours.
All participants are required to scan-in and scan-out of each workshop and complete the workshop evaluation.
All questions regarding the program, continuing education for your discipline and/or state, learning objectives, presenters, or for grievance issues, contact the National Children’s Advocacy Center at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
CE is not awarded for the Opening Plenary, breaks, or lunch.
Workshops are offered for beginning, intermediate, and advanced skill levels.
Lecture, demonstration, audio/visual, experiential practice of techniques, case-study, research presentation, large and small group discussion methodologies are used.
The NCAC adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), and similar state, federal, and local laws. NCAC provides appropriate accommodations to training participants with legally-recognized disabilities, including physical, visual, and auditory disabilities. If you require special accommodations, please contact Amy Boyd at email@example.com.
While the NCAC CE Program attempts to anticipate issues and assure fair treatment for all participants to conduct and experience valid and successful CE activities, there may be occasional issues which require intervention and/or action on the part of NCAC’s CE Program.
If a participant is not satisfied with the CE Program for any reason, the participant should submit a written complaint or grievance to the National Children’s Advocacy Center, Attn: Training Center, 210 Pratt Avenue, NE, Huntsville, AL 35801 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org within 30 days following completion of the CE program (e.g., event, course, scheduled training). The NCAC Training Center shall address participants’ complaints and grievances in accordance with the procedures outlined below in this statement of CE Grievance Policy and Procedures.
Grievance Policy Procedures:
- To register a complaint or grievance (e.g., refund request or complaints about course content, facilities, non-receipt of certificates, or any matter/occurrence) related to the CE Program, submit a written, detailed complaint or grievance to the National Children’s Advocacy Center Training Center, 210 Pratt Avenue, NE, Huntsville, AL 35801 or via email at email@example.com within 30 days following completion of the CE Program.
- The CE Program will respond in a timely and ethical manner.
- Complaints will be reviewed by the CE Program Coordinator and the CE Advisory Committee and responded to in writing within 30 days after receipt of written complaint.
- The written response will document the complaint/grievance and the involvement of each member of the CE Advisory Committee in the discussion and resolution of the issue; and
- The written response will inform the complainant that if there is a dissatisfaction with the resolution proposed by the CE Program, he/she may request a fair hearing for due process review or mediation by a neutral party.
- A record of all written complaints/grievances and the CE Program’s written response to these are kept on file in the CE Program Office and reported to necessary CE approval boards during renewal application. Summary information is shared with CE Advisory Committee and utilized to improve future courses.
CE credits are issued in the name of the registrant. CE certificates include registrant's name, license number (if provided) and licensing state (if provided).
CE credits are issued based on a registrant's participation in sessions. Participation in sessions is tracked electronically.
Post-session evaluations must be completed by the participant in order to receive CE credits. Post-session evaluations are delivered to the registrant electronically. For additional accommodations please see the CE Desk at the event or contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Counseling: This training offers a maximum of 16.5 Counseling continuing education contact hours. Only specific workshops of the 34th International Symposium on Child Abuse have been approved for NBCC Credit. Sessions not approved for NBCC credit are clearly identified in the workshop description and in the Symposium Conference App.
National Children's Advocacy Center has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6923. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. National Children's Advocacy Center is solely responsible for all aspects of the Program.
Law Enforcement: This training may be eligible for continuing education credit from the Alabama Peace Officers’ Standards and Training Commission (APOSTC).
Legal: This course or a portion thereof has been approved by the Mandatory Continuing Legal Education Commission of Alabama for a maximum of 23.5 hours credit.
Attorneys residing in other states are responsible for checking with their State Bar to determine if CLE credit approved by the Alabama State Bar is accepted for credit by their State Bar.
Marriage/Family Therapy: National Children's Advocacy Center has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6923. Only specific workshops of the 34th International Symposium on Child Abuse have been approved for NBCC Credit. Sessions not approved for NBCC credit are clearly identified in the workshop description, in the Symposium Conference App. National Children's Advocacy Center is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Medical: Huntsville Hospital designates this live activity for a maximum of 22.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should only claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Huntsville Hospital and the National Children’s Advocacy Center. Huntsville Hospital is accredited by the Medical Association of the State of Alabama to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Nursing: This symposium is approved for a total of 27.0 ABN Nursing CE’s. Huntsville Hospital is a board approved provider of continuing nursing education in Alabama by the Alabama Board of Nursing. Our approval status is valid through 11/09/2021. Provider Number: ABNP0278.
Social Work: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886746741-2146) for 22 continuing education contact hours.