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Continuing Education Units (CEU) Information

Most of our training programs provide the CEUs (contact hours) listed on this page. Before you register, please check the CEU or Credit section of the description to ensure it provides the CEUs you need.

 

 

CEUs: Check each training description for the list of applicable CEUs/contact hours.

We are an approved training provider for:

-NYSED State Board for Social Work LMSW & LCSW training provider #0001

-NYSED State Board for Mental Health Practitioners licensed mental health practitioners (LMHC) training provider #MHC-0008

-NYSED State Board for Mental Health Practitioners licensed creative arts therapists (LCAT) training provider #CAT-0003

-NYSED State Board for Mental Health Practitioners licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT) training provider #MFT-0007

-NYS OASAS training provider #0045

-ASWB ACE social work training provider #1312 (accepted by some states other than NY) 

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Social Work CEUs Available

New York State LMSW & LCSW Contact Hours:  The University at Buffalo School of Social Work, Office of 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 #0001.  Full attendance at training is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. Individual workshop, credit courses and certificate program descriptions will specify the number of contact hours that are  approved.

ASWB ACE Provider: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education, #1312, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: July 2, 2015 to July 2, 2018.  Social workers in states other than New York should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Individual workshop, credit courses and certificate program descriptions will specify the number of credits for any offering that includes ASWB ACE social work credits.

New York LMHC, LCAT and LMFT Contact Hours start 1/1/17

New York State LMHC, LCAT and LMFT Contact Hours in effect on 1/1/17:  Continuing education hours to renew license registration will be required for these licenses as of 1/1/17.  We are an approved NYSED State Board for Mental Health Practitioners  training provider for all three #MHC-0008, #CAT-0003 and #MFT-0007.

 

NYS OASAS Initial and Renewal Credentialing

The Office of Continuing Education is an approved New York State Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services (NYS OASAS) training provider, certificate #0045.

If you are a professional in need of training hours for the following certifications, your certificate of completion at the end of each of our training programs will indicate the hours that have been approved by NYS OASAS:

  • Renewal hours for Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASAC).  The initial 350 hours of CASAC training is only available to those enrolled in our MSW degree program.
  • Initial or renewal  hours for Credentialed Prevention Professionals (CPP).
  • Initial or renewal  hours for Credentialed Prevention Specialists (CPS).

Visit the OASAS website for information about obtaining credentials in substance abuse counseling or prevention.