Continuing Education Credit (CEC) Policies

The UConn School of Social Work is approved by the CT Department of Public Health to provide continuing education credits for:

Social Workers (LCSW and LMSW)
Professional Counselors
Marriage and Family Therapists
Psychologists

Certificates of Completion are emailed within four (4) business days of each program to participants who have attended all scheduled program hours and whose registration fees are paid. Certificates indicate the number of continuing education credits (CECs) granted as specified in each program description. CECs will not be prorated.

Accreditation:

The UConn School of Social work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education.

The University of Connecticut is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.

Connecticut Social Work Licensure:

Social Workers must complete one (1) contact hour of training or education in each registration period on the topic of cultural competency. Programs that satisfy this requirement will be noted in the descriptions.

Licensed social workers (and certain other licensed professionals) are required to attain 2 hours of continuing education on veterans and families of veterans every six years.  Training must cover the topic of mental health conditions common to veterans and family members of veterans, including (A) determining whether a patient is a veteran or family member of a veteran, (B) screening for conditions such as post-traumatic stress disorder, risk of suicide, depression and grief, and (C) suicide prevention training. Programs that satisfy this requirement will be noted in the descriptions.

For questions about Connecticut licensure, contact the CT Department of Public Health.