Continuing Education Units (CEU) Information

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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 #SW-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

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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 #SW-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.

Social Work License in States Other Than New York: Check the  social work contining education rules for your state or jurisdiction if you have a social work license outside of NY. You can look up the links to rules for your state or jursidiction on this ASWB page. 

New York LMHC, LCAT and LMFT Contact Hours

New York State LMHC, LCAT and LMFT Contact Hours:  Continuing education hours to renew license registration are 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. Our provider numbers are: #MHC-0008, #CAT-0003 and #MFT-0007. 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.

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.