Continuing Education Programs

Target Audience:

Physicians, psychologists, nurses, mental health professionals, correctional administrators, dentists, dental hygienists, treatment staff, security, educational staff, other corrections personnel, and public health professionals who work with offenders.

Continuing Education Credit

CEUs for Correctional Professionals

Physicians/Mid-level Providers

Nurses

Psychologists

Correctional Dental Professionals

CEUs for Correctional Professionals

ACA offers continuing education units (CEUs). By completing educational and training programs, employees earn CEUs and the professional recognition the comes with them. Participants who register for the program earn 1.0 CEU from ACA for every one hour of program activities they attend. After the conference, ACA will send participants their certificates.
*All workshops are accepted for CEU credit

Physicians/Mid-level Providers

Activities have 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 the University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston and the American Correctional Association. The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Physicians can earn AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Nurses

ACA is an approved CE provider through the Florida Board of Nursing for continuing education contact hours for nurses (CE Provider # 50-8793).

Psychologists

The American Correctional Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The American Correctional Association maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Correctional Dental Professionals

ACA has a joint providership with Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine to provide CERP Dental CE credits.

Nova Southeastern University College of Dental Medicine is an ADA CERP Recognized Provider. ADA CERP is a service of the American Dental Association to assist dental professionals in identifying quality providers of continuing dental education. ADA CERP does not approve or endorse individual courses or instructors, nor does it imply acceptance of credit hours by boards of dentistry. Concerns or complaints about a CE provider may be directed to the provider or to ADA CERP at ADA.org/CERP.