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Nurses

As an APA approved provider, CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC).

These courses can be utilized by nurses to renew their certification and will be accepted by the 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 # CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing. 

Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Certified Professional Counselors, Licensed Professional Counselors, Associate Professional Counselors, Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors: 


Please note that Licensees are responsible for determining state board requirements for the number of CE hours each state allows.


Until October 5, 2018, Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) can grant Continuing Education credit for the above listed professions 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 and WY. 


After October 5, 2018, Commonwealth Educational Seminars is entitled to award CEs for the above listed professions in the following states: AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS (TBD), MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, ND, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY.

Psychologists

Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to  sponsor continuing education for Psychologists. Commonwealth Educational Seminars maintains responsibility for these programs and their content.

Marriage and Family Therapists


Please note that Licensees are responsible for determining state board requirements for the number of CE hours each state allows.


Until October 5, 2018, Commonwealth Educational Seminars is entitled to award CEs for Marriage & Family Therapists in the following states. ** Please page down to see states that will be covered for LMFTs after October 5, 2018.


Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) can grant continuing education credit to Marriage & Family Therapists 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 AND WY.

CES maintains responsibility for these programs. In addition, CES is an approved CE provider for Florida Marriage & Family Therapists (CE Provider # 50-9633) and an approved Continuing Education Provider for Texas Marriage & Family Therapists (Provider Number 558).


​After October 5, 2018, Commonwealth Educational Seminars is entitled to award CEs for Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists in the following states: 

​AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MS, MO (TBD), MT (TBD), NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, ND, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY.​

Commonwealth Educational Seminars is accredited by many professional organizations to offer Continuing Education credit. As state boards meet frequently and revise and/or clarify license requirements regularly, we always recommend you check with your state board for the most recent information.​

Live and Online Seminar CE Credit Information

Social Workers-


Please see Social Work State Approvals for after October 5, 2018. This list is below, on a paragraph that begins with: After October 5, 2018.


Please note that after October 5, 2018, Commonwealth Educational Seminars is also entitled to offer CEs for Social Workers for online ongoing programs.





The following is applicable until October 5, 2018.


Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES), provider #1117 is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approval Continuing Education (ACE) Program. CES maintains responsibility for these programs. ASWB Approval period: 10/5/15-10/5/18. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.


Social Workers-New York State


Our NYS approval remains in effect prior to and after October 5, 2018. Any changes to our website do not affect our NYS approval.


Commonwealth Educational Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers
#SW-0444.


Some states do not require pre-approval. If your state is not on the below list, please check with your state board.

Commonwealth Educational Seminars can grant Social Work CEs in the following states until October 5, 2018:

AK, AL, Alberta, AR, AZ, British Columbia, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, New Brunswick, NE, NH, Newfoundland & Labrador, NM, NY, NC, ND, Nova Scotia, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, Saskatchewan, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, Virgin Islands, VI, VT, WA, WI and WY.


After October 5, 2018, Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to grant Social Work CEs for all of the following reasons. 1. CES is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA). 2. CES programs meet the rules and regulations per-state, of requirements for continuing education offerings. 3. Many states accept CEs for Social Workers because of approved provider status in any state. CES is recognized by the NYS Education Department's State Board of Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed Social Workers. #SW-0444.


After October 5, 2018, Commonwealth Educational Seminars is entitled to award Social Work CEs in the following states: AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, MA, ME, MD, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NH, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY.


Please note that Licensees are responsible for determining state board requirements for the number of CE hours each state allows.


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.