CONTINUING EDUCATION POLICIES

Grievance Policy
The Private Practice Colloquium, Inc. (PPC) and Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) seek to ensure equitable treatment of every person and to make every attempt to resolve grievances in a fair manner. Please submit a written grievance to PPC, 564 Loring Avenue, Salem, MA 01970 or to CES, 1020 Osterville West Barnstable Rd, Marstons Mills, MA 02648. Grievances will initially be directed to the training instructor. Grievances would receive, to the best of our ability, corrective action in order to prevent further problems. If you have questions or concerns, contact PPC at (978) 741-8066 or Commonwealth Educational Seminars at (800) 376-3345.

Accommodations for the Differently Abled
Commonwealth Educational Seminars’ training facilities are handicap accessible. Individuals needing special accommodations, please contact the Private Practice Colloquium at office@privatepracticecolloquium.com.

Cancellation Policy
Cancellation of your registration with full refund can be done up to 7 days before the event. Simply send an email requesting to cancel to office@privatepracticecolloquium.com


Continuing education credit is awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars for the following disciplines:

Social Workers:
CES, provider #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CES maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/5/15 through 10/5/18. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 3.0 clinical continuing education clock hours.

Licensed Mental Health Counselors/Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors:
Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to grant continuing education credit for LCPCs/LMHCs in the following states: AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY. CES maintains responsibility for this program. LCPCs/LMHCs completing the program will receive 3.0 continuing education hours of credit.

Psychologists:
Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education credit programs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists receive 3.0 hours of continuing education credit upon completing this program.

Nurses:
As an American Psychological Association approved provider, CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, (Provider Number CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Nurses completing this program receive 3.0 CE hours of credit. Please provide us with any promotional materials, online and/or hard copy brochures/flyers which have the above required statements.  Please provide us with your evaluations and/or an evaluation summary.

Continuing Education credit is awarded by Marriage & Family Therapy Continuing Education Certification Program (FDA/CE) for the following discipline:

Marriage & Family Therapy (LMFT)

Private Practice Colloquium, Inc.
564 Loring Avenue
Salem, MA 01970

Phone: 978-741-8066
Fax: 978-979-8989
Email: office@privatepracticecolloquium.com