Psychology Education and Training Program

Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Continuing Education

Overview and goals

The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences is committed to providing continuing education based on psychological principles, policies and guidelines related to current theory, methods and practices.

The goals of our Continuing Education program are to:

Program information

Target audience

In keeping with the educational goals of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, we are committed to providing educational support and activities to psychologists, trainees and other health care providers.

Content areas

The content of continuing education is the crucial component of programs intended to maintain, develop and increase conceptual and applied competencies that are relevant to psychological practice, education and science. CE programs may include content related to well-established psychological principles, or may be based on content that extends current theory, method or practice. CE programs may provide information related to ethical, legal, statutory or regulatory policies, guidelines and standards that impact psychology.

Types of activities

The program offers, support for regularly scheduled series, lectures and conferences, and supports some video conferencing.

Expected results

Licensure

All Pennsylvania PhD licenses expire November 30, 2013. As part of the renewal process, psychologists are required to attest that they have completed 30 CE credit hours between December 1, 2011 and November 30, 2013 as Follows:

Accreditation

The Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.

Credit hours

American Psychological Association credits all lectures one credit per hour.

Certificate of attendance

All outside attendees will be charged a $20 certificate fee per workshop, conference or lecture series attendance.

Members of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences will be issued certificate of attendance free of charge, upon request.

When a list of participants is submitted seeking credit, please include the e-mail address of attendees, so a PDF of the certificate can be emailed to the appropriate participant.

Application requirements

Learn about application submission and requirements.

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