Continuing Education

The Center for START Services is approved to offer the following credit to participants of the 2018 SNTI: APA, CME, NASW, NBCC, and NYSW CEs. All participants are eligible to receive University of New Hampshire Continuing Education Units (CEUs) at no cost.  

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Who should attend?

START Network members, mental health & ID professionals, psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians, researchers, administrators, family members, persons with disabilities, educators, direct support professionals, social workers, service coordinators, and students.

Continuing Education Offerings:

  CE Provider # hrs Available Cost Exceptions* Processing
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) 11 $55  

6-8 weeks processing

American Psychological Association (APA)
Co-sponsor NHPA

10

$55

Not available for Breakout D2

Distributed at program conclusion

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Continuing Medical Education (CME)
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

11.5

$55

Only available for Breakout Sessions within the "Integrated Health" content strand

Distributed by Dartmouth-Hitchcock
National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) 11

$55

Not available for Breakout D3

Distributed at program conclusion

New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work (NYSW) 11 free

 

6-8 weeks processing
University of New Hampshire CEUs 11 free

 

Distributed at program conclusion

*CE credit is not offered for the first session of the program, "30 years of START"

Psychologists: This program is co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Psychological Association (NHPA) and the Center for START Services. NHPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. These credits are also accepted by the State Board of Mental Health and the State Board of Psychologists for all New Hampshire licensees. NHPA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.​ This program offers up to 10 CE credits for psychologists. Full attendance is required to receive credit for psychologists; variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the APA guidelines. 

Medical Professionals: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and The Center for START Services.  Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 11.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Learning Outcomes Statement: Learners will utilize the evidence-based concepts and approaches shared within each session to broaden their understanding of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs, inform clinical practices, and formulate and implement acceptable treatment modalities.

Social Workers: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886725464-2213) for 11 continuing education contact hours.

Mental Health Professionals: 2018 START National Training Institute: Wellness Promotion and Proactive Crisis Prevention has been approved by NBCC for NBCC Credit. Sessions approved for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Center for START Services, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability UCED is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC Approval No. SP-3023. NBCC approved for all sessions except Keynote "30 years of START" and breakout session D3 "Breaking Through Barriers for START Sustainability."

New York Social Workers: The Center for START Services, Institute on Disability/UCED, University of New Hampshire, 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 #SW-0452. This program offers up to 11 CE credits for New York Social Workers.

Learning Objectives:

As a result of attending the 2018 SNTI, attendees will….

  • Demonstrate an understanding of how the START model is used to promote wellness in individuals with IDD and behavioral health needs
  • Describe how wellness promotion serves as an integral component of primary crisis interventions
  • Utilize specific strategies and resources that will aid in enhancing the quality of services provided to individuals with IDD/MH
  • Apply strength-based approaches and skills related to overall health and wellness into everyday practice

Learning Outcomes Statement: 

Learners will utilize the evidence-based concepts and approaches shared within each session to broaden their understanding of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs, inform clinical practices, and formulate and implement acceptable treatment modalities.