Continuing Education Credits
Burrell Behavioral Health is committed to an ongoing process consisting of formal learning activities that (1) are relevant to psychological practice, education and science, (2) enable psychologists to keep pace with emerging issues and technologies, and (3) allow psychologists to maintain, develop, and increase competencies in order to improve services to the public and enhance contributions to the profession.
Burrell is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Burrell maintains responsibility for the program and its content. Each of the 2-day workshops are approved for 7.0 hours of continuing education. Each of the booster sessions are approved for 3.0 hours of continuing education. This workshop is to be considered an intermediate to advanced level of training.
Accreditation approval only refers to these educational activities and does not imply endorsement of any commercial products by Burrell Behavioral Health.
Participants will receive statements of credit at the end of the program when all requirements for credit have been met. Satisfactory completion of objectives will occur through program attendance. Therefore contact hours will be given only for hours the participant attends. In order to receive a statement of credit, all participants must sign-in at the registration desk and turn in a completed evaluation form at the end of the program. Continuing education statements will be e-mailed within 30 days to participants who complete and return evaluation forms and sign in on the program roster.
Psychologists, clinicians, interns/residents in training, substance abuse counselors and treatment specialists, nurses, behaviorists, administrators, direct care and social services professionals, psychiatrists, primary care physicians, internists, residential staff, day program staff, educators, service coordinators, case managers and other professionals coordinating and applying treatment strategies for mental health and substance use.
Discount rooms are available at the University Plaza hotel at the rate of $89 per night. Mention the Burrell Conference when making your reservations. Room blocks only available for a short period of time. For reservations and information call 417.864.7333 or visit www.upspringfield.com.
Americans with Disabilities Act: If you have special needs addressed by this act, please notify us at least two weeks before this offering so that reasonable efforts will be made to accommodate your needs.
Note: Please bring a sweater or jacket due to variations in temperature and personal preferences.
Who Should Attend
Anyone working in the social services and health care industry will find this conference helpful in addressing the unique needs of the transgender population. This includes mental health and healthcare professionals, juvenile services professionals, law enforcement, family services professionals, social workers, educators, case workers, community support workers, administrators, volunteers, students, and family specialists.