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Continuing Education (CE) Credit Accreditation

We are an approved provider for continuing education by the following accrediting bodies. Licensed individuals will need to contact their individual state jurisdiction to review current continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. It is up to the licensee to be sure that the content of the online courses they take will meet the requirements of their board and that online courses are accepted.

For Organizations looking to offer credits for a program, please refer to our CE Approval Services.

Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program

Provider #1121
Valid thru: November 08, 2024

Please visit the ACE jurisdictional webpage to view a listing of jurisdictions currently accepting ASWB-ACE approval.

Upon successful completion of an online course, learners will have the option to request a pdf version of the CE credit hour certificate containing the following statement:

Boston University School of Social Work, 1121, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Boston University School of Social Work maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 11/8/2018 – 11/8/2021, and 11/8/2021 – 11/8/2024.


Continuing Medical Education Credit (CME) 

These courses are accredited by Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Nursing Education to provide CNE and CME credit hours:

Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias
Mental Health and Aging
Mental Wellness and Resilience among Older Immigrants and Refugees
Substance Use among Older Adults
Suicide Prevention among Older Adults


Massachusetts Licensed Mental Health Clinician (LMHC) Credit 

Clinicians can apply retroactively for course approval. LMHCs should download the MaMHCA LMHC Consumer CE Guidelines and review the Guidelines for information about approved CEs. Licensees may obtain up to 50% of their required CE credit hours online or via home study.


Massachusetts Nursing Continuing Education Credit 

Our courses are consistent with the 244 CMR 5.00 requirements for continuing education for both registered and licensed practical nurses. It is the responsibility of each nurse to maintain an authenticated record of continuing education offerings completed and to submit evidence of the required number of contact hours for that specific registration period upon request of the board.


Massachusetts Physician Assistants Credits 

Our courses are consistent with the 263 CMR 3.05 (3) requirements for Category II continuing education hours for physician’s assistants. Each hour of CADER online training is equivalent to one hour of continuing education. It is the responsibility of each physician’s assistant to maintain a record of continuing education offerings completed and to submit evidence of the required number of contact hours for that specific registration period upon request of the board.


New York Office of the State Board for Social Work 

Provider #0366 
Valid through July 31, 2022 

CADER courses are approved by the New York State Board for Social Workers. Licensed individuals should contact the Board to verify the exact number of hours of self-study that are acceptable in meeting CE credit hour requirements. 

Compliance with continuing education requirements is the responsibility of the individual social worker. It is crucial that licensed social workers understand the CE requirements in their jurisdictions and keep up to date on any rule changes.


Nursing Continuing Professional Development (CNE) 

These courses are accredited by Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education/Continuing Nursing Education to provide CNE and CME credit hours: 

Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias
Mental Health and Aging
Mental Wellness and Resilience among Older Immigrants and Refugees
Substance Use among Older Adults
Suicide Prevention among Older Adults