Continuing Education

 

Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service

Continuing education credit/contact hours for this event are provided by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and include the following:

 

Continuing Medical Education (CME):

This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Texas Medical Association (TMA) through the joint providership of The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service and The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited by TMA to provide continuing medical education for physicians. 

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service designates this live activity for a maximum of 10.50 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

This course has been designated by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service for 3.25 credits of education in medical ethics and/or professional responsibility.

 

Continuing Nursing Education (CNE):

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 10.50 contact hours of Continuing Nursing Education.

 

Social Workers (SW):

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service under sponsor number CS3065 has been approved by the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners (https://dshs.texas.gov/socialwork) to offer continuing education contact hours to social workers. The approved status of The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service expires annually on December 31. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 10.50 contact hours of Continuing Social Work Education. This course has been designated by The Texas Department of State Health Services for 3.25 contact hours of education in professional ethics and social work values.

 

Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES):

Sponsored by The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service, a designated provider of continuing education contact hours (CECH) in health education by the National Commission for Health Education Credentialing, Inc. This program is designated for Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) and/or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES) to receive up to 10.50 total entry-level Category I contact education contact hours.

 

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFT):

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service is an approved provider (#1039) by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage and Family Therapists to offer continuing education contact hours to Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 10.50 contact hours for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and 3.25 contact hours in professional ethics for Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists.

 

Licensed Professional Counselors (LPC):

The Texas Department of State Health Services is an approved provider (#690) by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Professional Counselors to offer continuing education contact hours to Licensed Professional Counselors. The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 10.50 contact hours for Licensed Professional Counselors and 3.25 contact hours in professional ethics for Licensed Professional Counselors.

 

Licensed Chemical Dependency Counselors (LCDC):

Provider (Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service) approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider Number 2026-18, 10.50 hours general and 0 hours clinical supervision.  Expires annually on August 31.  Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 402 Ranch Road 620 S., Ste. 210, Austin, Texas  78734, Fax No. (888) 506-8123.

 

Licensed Psychologists (LP):

The Texas Department of State Health Services is authorized by the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists as a (c)(2)(A) provider of professional development hours for licensed psychologists. Per the Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists Act and Rules, at least half (10) of the required 20 hours of professional development must be obtained by a provider listed in section (c)(2)(A). The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has awarded 10.50 contact hours for Licensed Psychologists and 3.25 contact hours in professional ethics for Licensed Psychologists.

 

Certified in Public Health (CPH):

On 10/18/2017 the Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service was awarded multi-event provider status (ID #1360) by the National Board of Public Health Examiners to award CPH continuing education credits.  This activity has been awarded 10.50 credits.

 

Certificate of Attendance:

The Texas Department of State Health Services, Continuing Education Service has designated 10.50 hours for attendance.

 

 

Texas Education Agency

Continuing Professional Education (CPE):

The Texas Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy is an approved provider of continuing education credits by the Texas Education Agency, provider #902-395.

 

 

DSHS Community Health Workers - Promotor(a) or Community Health Worker Training and Certification Program

Community Health Worker (CHW):

Symposium sessions can apply to non-CHW certified classes and count toward CHW certification and renewal. A maximum of 10.50 hours are available if the entire Symposium is attended.