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The 22nd Annual Symposium on Children’s Grief  is   co-sponsored by the National Alliance for Grieving Children and The Institute for Continuing Education.   The program  offers a total of  14.50  contact hours as listed.    Continuing education credit is awarded on a session-by-session basis with full attendance required for each session attended.  Partial session credit is not offered.   The CE processing fee is $45.00 per person ( pre-paid ) / $60 ( on-site )  and may be paid with registration or on-site.   Symposium  attendees who wish to receive continuing education credit MUST check in at the continuing education desk to make formal application and receive CE materials for completion.  Staff at the CE desk  will have a listing of attendees who pre-paid the CE processing fee

Course CompletionTo qualify to receive continuing education credit, attendees must complete the CE materials, sign in/out daily at designated locations, and complete an evaluation of the sessions attended.  CE verification is mailed to attendees following the Colloquium.

Questions: If you have   questions regarding continuing education,  the program, faculty,  grievance issues, or for a listing of learning objectives,  please contact The Institute at: 800-557-1950;  e-mail:  .

Learning ObjectivesLearning objectives are included in the Symposium Course Catalog.  

Commercial Support:  The Institute for Continuing Education receives no funds from any commercial organization for financial support of its activities in providing continuing education sponsorship of the Symposium. The Institute’s sponsorship of this Symposium  does not imply endorsement of featured exhibits.

Note:  It is the responsibility of attendees to determine if continuing education credit offered by The Institute for Continuing Education meets the regulations of their licensing/certification board.

Continuing Education Offered:

Psychology:  The Institute for Continuing Education is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor  continuing education for psychologists.  The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this program and its content.   Not all sessions may be approved for psychology credit.  The CE materials received at the time of check-in at the CE desk  will indicate any non-approved sessions.  

Counseling: For counselors seeking CE credit, The Institute for Continuing Education will submit a co-sponsorship application to NBCC for this program.   Not all sessions may be approved for counseling CE credit.  The CE materials received at the time of check-in at the CE desk  will indicate any non-approved sessions.   

New York:  The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors.  Provider MHC-0016.

Florida:  The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized as a provider of continuing education by the Florida Dept. Health, Division of Counseling, Social Work, MFT,  Provider BAP 255, expiration 03/2019.

Social Work:  The Institute for Continuing Education, provider #1007, 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.  The Institute for Continuing Education maintains responsibility for the program.  ASWB Approval Period: 4-13-2018 -       4-13-2021.  Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this program may  receive up to 26.50 clinical continuing education contact hours.  Not all sessions may be approved for social work  credit.  The CE materials received at the time of check-in at the CE desk  will indicate any non-approved sessions.  

New York:  The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers.  Provider No. SW-0025. 

Florida Dept. Health, Division Social Work, MFT, Counseling, Provider BAP 255, expiration 03/2019.

Marriage/Family Therapy:    The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized as a provider of continuing education by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage/Family Therapists, Provider 177.  Not all sessions may be approved for MFT  credit.  The CE materials received at the time of check-in at the CE desk  will indicate any non-approved sessions.  

New York MFT:  The Institute for Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists.   Provider MFT-0012.

Ohio:   Provider RTX 100501,

Skill Level:   Due to the interdisciplinary nature of this Symposium, sessions have not been rated for skill level.  Attendees  are urged to review the workshop descriptions for appropriateness for personal and professional development  

Instruction Methodology:   May include lecture, audio-visual, demonstration, experiential practice of techniques, large and small group discussion

Non-Credit Activities:   Credit is not offered for breakfast, luncheon, dinner, social  events, poster sessions, networking sessions, tour activities.  If you have questions, contact The Institute for Continuing Education at: 

Ethics Hours / Academic Credit:  The Conference offers no “academic” credit and CE hours awarded are not eligible toward fulfillment of a degree.  No “ethics” hours are offered.

ADA:   For accommodations on the basis of disability please contact: 

Continuing Education Hours Offered by Day:

Thursday, June 28:              6.00 hours
Friday, June 29:                   5.50 hours
Saturday, June 30:               3.00 hours

Total Hours Offered:     14.50 hrs.

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