Continuing Education

How to Earn CEU Credits

Successful completion of the ENTIRE session is required to receive continuing education credit. For sessions comprised of 2 45-minute presentations, the full 1.5 hours must be attended for credit. Specific instructions on how to fulfill requirements for each type of continuing education credit are detailed in sections below.

 No partial continuing educational credits will be given. No credit will be awarded if any requirement is not completed.

An overall conference evaluation form will also be provided, and should be returned to the registration desk before leaving the conference. Your input will be invaluable in helping us plan for the 2018 Conference.

Credits Offered

Credits for CME/CNE/PD

How to earn CME/CNE/PD/Medical Ethics/Psychology Ethics credits:

  1. Attend a full 1.5 hour session
  2. Legibly sign the sign-in sheet
  3. Complete evaluation form included in document packet
  4. Complete all other required forms inside document packet
  5. Return completed document packet to CEU desk at end of conference

Continuing education credit/contact hours for this event are provided by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and include the following:

Continuing Medical Education (CME)

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) through the joint providership of The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and Texas Council of Community Centers. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited by TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service designates this live activity for a maximum of 16.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service for 3 credit(s) of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE)

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 21 contact hour(s) of Continuing Nursing Education.

Please note that we are unable to offer nursing ethics credits for this conference. 

Licensed Psychologists (PD)

The Texas Department of State Health Services is authorized by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a (c)(2)(A) provider of professional development hours for licensed psychologists. Per the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists Act and Rules, at least half (10) of the required 20 hours of professional development must be obtained by a provider listed in section (c)(2)(A). The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 11 contact hour(s) for Licensed Psychologists.

This course has been designated by the Texas Department of State Health Services for 5 contact hours of education in ethics or professional responsibility.

Certificate of Attendance

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has designated 23 hour(s) for attendance.

Credits for Social Work/LPC/LMFT

How to earn Social Work/LPC/LMFT Credits:

  1. Attend a full 1.5 hour session
  2. Legibly sign the sign-in sheet
  3. Complete evaluation form and return to room monitor
  4. Receive certificate from CEU desk at end of conference

Social Work, Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) continuing education credits will be offered for all educational sessions.

Continuing Legal Education (CLE)

How to earn CLE Credits:

  1. Complete the session sign-in sheet
  2. Complete a CLE Continuing Education Request Form
    OR
    Self-report MCLE hours on the State Bar of Texas website (Course #928006023)

If you wish to have Texas Council report your MCLE hours, complete the CLE Request Form. Submit the completed form to the CEU Desk by end of conference.

If you wish to self-report your MCLE hours, DO NOT submit a CLE Request Form.

This course has been approved for Minimum Continuing Legal Education credit by the State Bar of Texas Committee on MCLE in the amount of 7.5 credit hours, of which 1.5 credit hours will apply to legal ethics/professional responsibility credit.

  • Trustee Roles and Responsibilities (1.5 hours, 1.5 ethics)
  • Insight into the Texas Political Landscape (1.5 hours)
  • Managed Care Learning Collaborative (1.5 hours)
  • Saving Money While Keeping Your Benefits: How to Use Special Needs Trusts and ABLE Accounts (1.5 hours)
  • Legislative Update: 85th Legislative Session (1.5 hours)

Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for Accounting

How to earn CPE Credits:

  1. Attend a full 1.5 hour session
  2. Legibly sign the sign-in sheet
  3. Complete evaluation form included in document packet
  4. Complete all other required forms inside document packet
  5. Return completed document packet to CEU desk at end of conference

Breakout sessions at the 32nd Annual Texas Council Conference have been approved for 1.5 hours each of non-technical Continuing Professional Education (CPE) for Accountants. No prerequisites required.

CEUs for Certified Peer Specialists and Certified Family Partners (CPS and CFP)

Sessions for CPS and CFP have been approved by Via Hope.