Continuing Education Credits

You can purchase continuing education credits to accompany registration with applicable events.

Continuing education credits provided by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES).

The Resiliency Collaborative courses are beginning and intermediate level courses.

Programs are designed to provide CE credit for Psychologists, Social Workers, and Nurses. Licensed Professional Counselors and Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists’ CE approval varies per state. Please see the following for specific information regarding professions and states:

CES, provider #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CES maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 10/5/15 through 10/5/18. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 7.0 clinical continuing education clock hours.


Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to grant continuing education credit for LPCs/LMHCs in the following states: AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY. CES maintains responsibility for this program. LPCs/LMHCs completing the program will receive 7.0 continuing education hours of credit. NC  LPCs may apply fifteen CEs, only, toward licensure renewal.

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education credit programs. Commonwealth Educational Seminars maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists receive 7.0 hours of continuing education credit upon completing this program.

Continuing education credit for Marriage & Family Therapists is awarded in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IN, IA, KS, ME, MD, MO, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY. CES maintains responsibility for this program. Marriage and Family therapists completing this program will receive 7.0 CE hours of credit.

As an American Psychological Association approved provider CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, (Provider Number CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Nurses completing this program receive 7.0 CE hours of credit.

Please contact your state board if you have concerns about CE credit. All Social Workers attending programs that have been awarded Social Work Continuing Education from CES will receive a Certificate upon completion.

Grievance Policy

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) seeks to ensure equitable treatment of every person and to make every attempt to resolve grievances in a fair manner. Please submit a written grievance to CES, 1020 Osterville West Barnstable Rd., Marstons Mills, MA 02648. Grievances will initially be directed to the training instructor. Grievances would receive, to the best of our ability, corrective action in order to prevent further problems. If you have questions or concerns, contact Commonwealth Educational Seminars at 800-376-3345.

Accommodations for the differently abled

Commonwealth Educational Seminars’ training facilities are handicap accessible. Individuals needing special accommodations, please contact: Tammy Blackard Cook, 919-307-6183.


The Community Resiliency Model® (CRM) model teaches providers about self-regulation skills for use in the clinical setting. The tools gained in this workshop are useful in teaching clients about self-care. CRM is a tremendous resource for clients coping with chronic stress. CRM can be used in individual as well as family treatment settings.

At the conclusion of this workshop, participants will be able to utilize CRM skills with their clients for stress relief and for relief from traumatic stress symptoms. Participants will be able:

  • To list the impacts of stress on clients’ bodies and brains.

  • To recite the six (6) wellness skills of the Community Resiliency Model.

  • To assess if a client is in their Resilient Zone.

  • To demonstrate self-regulation skills to teach clients for rapid relief of stress-related symptoms.

  • To create a plan for clients to experience an increased sense of control over future wellness.