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The Institute on Violence, Abuse and Trauma is a continuing education provider for the following professions:

Psychologists (APA): IVAT is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists. IVAT maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

National Certified Counselors (NBCC): IVAT is recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) to offer continuing education for National Certified Counselors, provider # 5659. IVAT adheres to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines.

MFT's and LCSW's: IVAT is approved by the Board of Behavioral Sciences (PCE #33) to offer continuing education for LCSW's and MFT's.

Nurses: IVAT is approved by the California Board of Registered Nurses to offer continuing education (CEP #13737).

Substance Abuse Counselors: IVAT is approved by the California Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors (CAADAC) to offer continuing education for certified alcohol and drug counselors (Provider # IS-03-499-0111).

Attorneys (MCLE): IVAT is approved by the State Bar of California to offer Minimum Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) for attorneys (Provider #11600).

All IVAT sponsored Professional Training workshops are continuing education opportunities.

Get Your Conference Co-Sponsored for Continuing Education!!

IVAT also will co-sponsor other organizations' conferences or training workshops to offer continuing education. If you would like IVAT to co-sponsor your conference or training workshop to offer continuing education, please contact the Training and Continuing Education Coordinator at (858) 527-1860 ext. 4042 or psmith@alliant.edu.

Alliant International University also has many advanced trainings for professionals.  Click here to view their workshop calendar.

Accreditations

American Psychological Association
 

IVAT is an APA Accredited Continuing Education Provider.  IVAT is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. IVAT maintains responsibility for the program and its content.
www.apa.org

NBCC National Board of Certified Counselors
IVAT Continuing Education is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education 
Provider and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. (Provider #5659)
www.nbcc.org
California Board of Behavioral Sciences

California Board of Behavioral Sciences
IVAT Continuing Education is a California Board of Behavioral Sciences- Approved Continuing Education Provider and offers CA BBS-approved clock hours for events that meet CA BBS requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. (Provider #PCE 33)
www.bbs.ca.gov/

California Association of Alcoholism and Drug Abuse Counselors

California Association of Alcoholism & Drug Abuse Counselors
IVAT Continuing Education is a California Association of Alcoholism and Drug
Abuse Counselors-Approved Continuing Education Provider and offers CAADAC-approved clock hours for events that meet CAADAC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. (Provider # 1S-03-499-0113)
www.caadac.org

State Bar Logo
 

IVAT Continuing Education is an Approved Minimum Continuing Legal Education Provider and offers MCLE-approved clock hours for events that meet MCLE requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. (Provider #11600)
mcle.calbar.ca.gov 

Board of Registered Nursing

California Board of Registered Nursing
IVAT Continuing Education is a Provider approved by the California Board of  
Registered Nursing, and offers CA BRN-approved clock hours for events that
meet CA BRN requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of
the program. (Provider #CEP 13737)
www.rn.ca.gov/

 

Continuing Education Approvals and Accreditations

 

IVAT Continuing Education credits are approved or accepted by many states. Many states accept the approval of a national board or the board of a different state that governs the same professional licensee. Below is a list of all the states. Under each state name is the national or state board that is accepted by that state as the authority for granting approval of IVAT continuing education credits.

Alabama 
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Accepts any State Licensing Social Work Boards approved CE courses for Social Workers  (LCSW, LSW)

Alaska
Accepts approval from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA BBS) for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW) and Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT)
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)

Arizona 
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Accepts approval from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA BBS) for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Arkansas
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Mental Health Counselors (MHC)
No CE Provider status approval required for CE credit for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

California
Approved by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT), Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) and Associate Clinical Social Workers (ASW). Approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC for licensed Professional Counselors.
Approved by the California Certification Board of Alcohol and Drug Counselors for licensed Drug and Alcohol Abuse Counselors (CADC I & II, CPS, CSS, CADCA)

Colorado
Accepts approval from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA BBS) for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW), Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)

Connecticut
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW), Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)

Delaware
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Mental Health Counselors (MHC)
Accepts approval from the American Psychological Association (APA) for clinical Social Workers

Florida
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for Social Workers (LCSW, LSW), Mental Health Counselors, and Marriage and Family Therapists.

Georgia
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Accepts approval from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA BBS) for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Hawaii
The Hawaii Social Work Program does not require CEs for licensing purposes (initial/renewal of a license).  Accordingly, the Program does not accept/reject the National CE Approval Programs.

Idaho
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
The Board does not require pre-approval CE courses for Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Illinois
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Not pre-approved for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT)
Not pre-approved for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Indiana
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Accepts approval from the CA Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) for Licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW) and Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT)

Iowa
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Mental Health Counselors (MHC)
The board does not approve programs or providers.  All continuing education must comply with the boards continuing education administrative rules to be acceptable for license renewal.
Check the state board for specific requirements.

Kansas
Not pre-approved for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)


Kentucky
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC) and licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)
Check state board for approval requirements for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT)

Louisiana
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Accepts approval from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA BBS) for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)
Check state board for approval requirements for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT)

Maine
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Accepts pre-approved seminars, workshops and institutes for content and relevance to the practice of social work at the request of sponsors only. A licensee may claim continuing professional education credit for activities that have not been pre-approved. However, credit may be denied upon audit if the activity does not meet the requirements for Licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Maryland
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Accepts approval from the American Psychological Association (APA) and the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA BBS) for Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Massachusetts
The Board has approved the following organizations:
American Psychological Association (APA) National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Michigan
Requires Michigan State Board pre-approval for CE for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)
No continuing education requirements for license renewal for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)

Minnesota
Requires Minnesota State Board pre-approval for CE for Licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Mississippi
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Not pre-approved for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Social Workers (LCSW, LSW) (check with state board for CE requirements)

Missouri
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Accepts approval from the American Psychological Association (APA) for licensed Social Workers (LCSW)
Montana
Approved by the Montana Board of Social Work Examiners, Professional Counselors & Marriage and Family Therapists for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW), Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC), and licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT)

Nebraska
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA BBS) and the American Psychological Association (APA)

Nevada
No CE Provider status approval required for CE credit for licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Not pre-approved for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW) (check with state board for CE requirements)

New Hampshire
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW), Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Mental Health Counselors (MHC)

New Jersey
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Accepts approval from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA BBS) for licensed Social Workers

New Mexico
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
No CE Provider status approval required for CE credit for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

New York
No continuing education requirements for license renewal for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW), Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC) therefore, the NY State Board for Social Workers does not review or approve providers.

North Carolina
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
No CE Provider status approval required for CE credit for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT)
The Board does notrequire pre-approval of organized training events attended by SW (LCSW, LSW)

North Dakota
Not pre-approved for licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Not pre-approved for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW) (check with state board for CE requirements)

Ohio
Pre-Approval for counselors, marriage and family therapists is required from the Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage & Family Therapist Board.
Not approved for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)
Oklahoma
Approved by the Oklahoma State Department of Health - Professional Counselor Licensing Board for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC)
Not approved for Licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Oregon
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Accepts approval from the American Psychological Association (APA) and the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Pennsylvania
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW), Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)

Rhode Island
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Mental Health Counselors (MHC)
Not approved for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

South Carolina
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Accepts approval from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA BBS)/American Psychological Association (APA) for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

South Dakota
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Mental Health Counselors (MHC)
Attendees must submit to board for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Tennessee
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Meets requirements stated in Rule 1365-01-.09 for CE credit for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW) (see state board for further clarification)

Texas
Approved by the Texas Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT)
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
All entities providing sources of continuing education must be pre-approved for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Utah
Meets requirements stated in rule R156-60b-304 for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) (see state board for further clarification on CE requirements)
Meets requirements stated in rule R156-60c-304 for licensed Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC) (see state board for further clarification on CE requirements)
Meets requirements stated in rule R156-60a-304 for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW) (see state board for further clarification on CE requirements)

Vermont
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Mental Health Counselors (MHC)
Accepts approval from the California Board of Behavioral Sciences for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Virginia
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Not pre-approved for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Washington
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW), Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Mental Health Counselors (MHC)

West Virginia
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC)
Not pre-approved for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) (check with state board for CE requirements)
Not pre-approved for licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW)

Wisconsin
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for and Professional Counselors (LPC, LPCC) and Licensed Social Workers (LCSW, LSW).

Accepts approval from the American Psychological Association (APA) for Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT)

Wyoming
Accepts approval from the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) for licensed Mental Health Counselors (MHC)
The Wyoming Board does not pre-approve CE for licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (MFT, LMFT) and Social Workers (LCSW, LSW) (check with state board for CE requirements)

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