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Acknowledgement of Commercial Support

No commercial support was received for this educational activity.

Satisfactory completion
Participants must complete an evaluation form to receive a certificate of completion. Your chosen sessions must be attended in their entirety. Partial credit of individual sessions is not available. NOTE: If you are seeking continuing education credit for a specialty not listed below, it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board to determine course eligibility for your licensing/certification requirement.

The California Board of Behavioral Sciences Board has discontinued the Board’s authority to approve or renew continuing education providers. Licensees may obtain continuing education hours for WCSAD from Board-recognized approval agencies below. For more information, please visit http://www.bbs.ca.gov/pdf/forms/pce_faqs_102014.pdf

Psychologist – American Psychological Association (APA)
This course is co-sponsored by Amedco and C4 Recovery Network. Amedco is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Amedco maintains responsibility for this program and its content. 31 hours.
Professional Counselors in these states can submit APA = AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KY, KS, ME, MO, NC, ND, NH, NE, NJ, NM, NV, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY
MFT’s in these 31 states can submit APA = AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, ME, MO, NE, NC, NH, NM, NJ, NV, OK, OR, PA, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

Social Workers – Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
Amedco, #1346, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Amedco maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 6/24/2016 to 6/24/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Social workers participating in this course may receive up to 31 clinical continuing education clock hours.
Professional Counselors in these 30 states can submit ASWB = AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, ME, MO, ND, NE, NM, NH, NV, OK, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY
MFT’s in these 25 states can submit ASWB = AK, AR, AZ, CA, CO, FL, IA, ID, IN, KS, ME, MO, NC, NE, NH, NM, NV, OK, PA, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

Physicians – Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME)
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Amedco and C4 Recovery Network. Amedco is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Amedco designates this live activity for a maximum of 31 credits AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Nurses – American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC)
Amedco is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
This course is co-provided by Amedco and C4 Recovery Network. Maximum of 31 credits contact hours.

CA Nurse Board
Amedco is approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP13683, for 31 contact hours.

Nevada Social Work Board
This course has been approved for 27.0 hours. Approval number: A-417-14.

Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors – NAADAC
This course has been approved by C4 Recovery Foundation, as a NAADAC Approved Educational Provider, for number of credits CE. NAADAC Provider #167963, C4 Recovery Foundation is responsible for all aspects of their programming. 30 hours.
Professional Counselors in these states can submit NAADAC = AR, AZ, CO, DE, GA, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, NE, NC, NM, ND, NJ, NV, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY
MFT’s in these states can submit NAADAC = AR, AZ, DE, IN, KS, LA, MD, NC, NE, NJ, NM, NV, SC, TN, TX, UT, VA, WI, WY

Employee Assistance Professionals – This course is sponsored by C4 Recovery Foundation. C4 Recovery Foundation has been approved by the EACC for up to 30.0 PDHs, in Domains I, II and III.
Certified Health Education Specialist (CHES®)
Sponsored by C4 Recovery Foundation, 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 30 total Category I contact education contact hours. Maximum advanced-level continuing education contact hours available are 0.”
PA Board of Certification
PCB Approved for 30 Hours.
American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM)
“This course has been approved by the American Board of Addiction Medicine (ABAM). Physicians enrolled in the ABAM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) Program can apply a maximum of 30 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ for completing the 8th Annual West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders.

American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders – Approved for up to 30 CE Credit Hours towards the CAS credential.

CCAPP-EI – Provider approved by CCAPP-EI, Provider Number OS-15-522-0519 for 30 CEH’s.

American Academy of Family Physicians – This Live activity, The West Coast Symposium on Addictive Disorders, with a beginning date of 06/01/2017, has been reviewed and is acceptable for up to 30.00 Prescribed credit(s) by the American Academy of Family Physicians. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

 

These sessions are not eligible for credit:

  • Show me the money: Law and Ethics of Billing and Collections Practices
  • Business Development/Service & Support
  • Turn Down for What? Navigating the Murky World of Addiction Treatment and Behavioral Health Marketing
  • The Coalition of Physician Educators on Substance Use Disorders (COPE) Meeting
  • The Role of Outcomes for Providers

 

WCSAD Conference Objectives

Objectives – After attending this program you should be able to:

  • Apply clinical skills from a broad range of professional core functions including assessment, therapeutic approaches
  • Cite advances in the addiction field resulting from research and practice innovation
  • Discuss key issues such as cultural diversity, gender issues, sexual orientation and age-specific differences in relation to clinician/client interaction.

 

Disclosure of Conflict of Interest

The following table of disclosure information is provided to learners and contains the relevant financial relationships that each individual in a position to control the content disclosed to Amedco.  All of these relationships were treated as a conflict of interest, and have been resolved.  (C7 SCS 6.1-­‐6.2, 6.5)

All individuals in a position to control the content of CE are listed in the program book. If their name is not listed below, they disclosed that they had no relevant financial relationships.

Last Name First Name Organization Relationship
Jacqueline Trulsky Gilead Sciences Stocks

 

Additional Disclosures

All other disclosures can be found in the onsite guide on page 10.

 

Don’t see the CE that you need listed here?
Email me at katie@c4recovery.org and we will get to work on it for you.

 

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How do I Get my CEs?

When the conference is complete you will receive an e-mail with the link to your evaluation. Your evaluation will list each of the sessions into which you were scanned. Upon completion of all sections of the evaluation, you will be prompted to print your certificate.

If you do not receive this e-mail, please contact Katie Myvett at katie@c4recovery.org.

 

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Contact Hours Breakdown

Conference Maximum of 30 Contact Hours

 

Intensive Learning
* additional fee *
Thursday, May 31, 2018
All Day Workshops | 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. 6 hours

 

Symposium
Thursday, May 31, 2018
All Day | 8:30 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. up to 8 hours
Opening Plenary | 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. 2.0 hours
Friday, June 1, 2018
All Day | 8:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. up to 10 hours
ASAM Course | 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. 8.0 hours
AM Plenary | 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 1.5 hours
AM Workshops | 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 1.5 hours
Luncheon Plenary | 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. 1.0 Hour
PM Workshops | 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 1.5 hours
PM Workshops | 4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. 1.5 hours
Evening Event | 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 2.0 hours
Saturday, June 2, 2018
All Day | 8:30 a.m. – 9:30 p.m. up to 9 hours
AM Plenary | 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 1.5 hours
AM Workshops | 10:45 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 1.5 hours
Luncheon Plenary | 12:15 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. 1.0 Hour
PM Workshops | 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. 1.5 hours
PM Workshops | 4:15 p.m. – 5:45 p.m. 1.5 hours
Evening Event | 7:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. 2.0 hours
Sunday, June 3, 2018
All Day | 8:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. up to 3 hours
AM Workshops | 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. 1.5 hours
AM Workshops | 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. 1.5 hours

**These hours are calculated on a 60-minute clock hour. Please refer to the method of calculating hours as prescribed by each individual Accrediting Organization.
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