Continuing Education

Continuing Education Hours of Credit Seekers: click here to see the learning objectives for each presentation that is for credit. This is not a complete schedule. It only contains presentations that are for credit. Presentations with the same Session ID are grouped together in the same room at the same time. In order to get a certificate after the conference, you must complete an online evaluation for each presentation you attend, based on these learning objectives. A complete schedule and abstracts will be in the conference program book you receive at registration.

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New York State Social Worker credits are pending.

Continuing Education and Continuing Medical Education offered by the Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior (IAHB).

Accreditation Information 

The Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior (IAHB) is pleased to offer continuing education credit hours to counselors, nurses, psychologists, social workers, physicians, and certain other healthcare professionals for the ISPS Relationship and Experience in Psychosis – An International Dialogue 2015 Conference.

Participants who attend the entire conference may earn up to 18.5 CE/CME credit hours. You may also earn up to 5 hours of CE/CME credit for the pre-conference activity. Please reference the onsite program or website for detailed continuing education information and course content. Sessions must be completed in full to obtain CE/CME credit.

The Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior (IAHB) has been approved to offer continuing education and continuing medical education (except where otherwise noted) by the following:

ALCOHOLISM & DRUG ABUSE COUNSELORS: Approved by the National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors Approved Provider Program (NAADAC Approved Education Provider #187) for 1 CEH per contact hour.

COUNSELORS & MFTs: IAHB is an NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and a co-sponsor of this event/program. IAHB may award NBCC approved clock hours for events or programs that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP maintains responsibility for the content of this event. (NBCC Provider #5216). Approved by the State of Illinois Department of Professional Regulation (License #168-000119). This course meets the qualifications for MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider # PCE 36). IAHB has been approved by the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists to provide CE offerings for MFTs. Provider Number 154.

NURSES: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, (BRN Provider CEP#2672) for 1 CE hour per contact hour.

The Institute for Advancement of Human Behavior accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.

PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education through the joint sponsorship of the Institute for the Advancement of Human Behavior (IAHB), and ISPS. IAHB is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. IAHB designates this live activity for a maximum of 1 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s) ™ per hour attended. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PSYCHOLOGISTS: IAHB is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. IAHB maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Notice to Psychologists- Please remember to check speaker/planner conflict-of-interest disclosures prior to registering at

SOCIAL WORKERS: This course meets the qualifications for LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (Provider #PCE-36). As an approved continuing education provider for the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners, IAHB offers continuing education for Texas licensed social workers in compliance with the rules of the board. License No. 3876; MC 1982, PO Box 149347, Austin, TX 78714, (512) 719-3521. IAHB is Co-sponsor with R. Cassidy Seminars, ACE Provider #1082 approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Approval Period: April 15, 2012-April 15, 2015. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 1 clock hour of continuing education clinical social work clock hours per hour attended for participating in this course.

PLEASE NOTE: Many state boards accept offerings accredited by national or other state organizations. If your state is not listed, please check with your professional licensing board to determine whether the accreditations listed are accepted.

PLEASE NOTE: This advanced workshop includes descriptions, videotapes, audiotapes, and/or reenactments of actual therapy sessions. Some of the case material may contain graphic descriptions of violence, sexual activity, or other content which could be disturbing, especially to participant who themselves have had similar experiences. The workshop is intended for healthy professionals and advanced students, who participate in it at their own risk. If you find portions of the program upsetting, or if you need assistance for any other reason, please notify the instructor or program coordinator.