The AAMFT Conference is approved to provide 23 contact hours of continuing education for marriage and family therapists and allied professions by most major mental health organizations, including:
American Psychological Association (APA)
The AAMFT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The AAMFT maintains responsibility for this program and contents.
National Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors (NAADAC)
The AAMFT is approved by the NAADAC Approved Education Provider Program. The AAMFT provider number is 000160.
National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)
The AAMFT is recognized by the NBCC to offer continuing education for National Certified Counselors. The AAMFT adheres to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines. (NBCC #5209)
National Association of Social Workers (NASW)
This program has been approved for Category 1 Continuing Education for re-licensure, in accordance with 258 CMR.
Continuing education hours are verified on a contact hour basis as follows:
- Pre-Conference Institute: 5 hours
- Workshops:2 hours for each of the four workshop sessions
- Seminar:3 hours for the Sunday Seminar
- Plenary Sessions: 1.5 hours for each of the three plenary sessions on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday morning.
- Saturday Afternoon Plenary: 1 hour
- Research Poster Session: 1.5 hours
Please check directly with the board or organization for continuing education requirements. Contact information for MFT state licensure and certification boards can be found at www.aamft.org
Continuing education at the AAMFT Annual Conference is accepted by all state licensing boards for marriage and family therapy and many other regulatory boards and organizations.
Participants do not earn continuing education credit for participation in conference events not listed above.