Continuing Education

Eligibility and Approvals

Eligibility: The Evolution of Psychotherapy is open to professionals in health or mental health-related fields, including physicians, doctoral-level psychologists and dentists who are qualified for membership in, or are members of, their respective professional organizations (eg. AMA, APA, ADA), and to professionals with health-related graduate degrees (eg. MSW, MSN, MA or MS) from accredited institutions. Full-time graduate students in accredited programs leading to such degrees will be accepted if they supply a letter from their department on letterhead stationery, certifying their full-time status as of December 2017.

It is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board directly to determine eligibility to meet your continuing education requirements.

Please note: The total number of continuing education credits/hours will be available when the conference program is finalized. The tentative credit breakdown is:

Pre Conference – Tuesday, December 12: 6.0

Full Conference – Wednesday, December 13 – Sunday, December 17: 36.0

Post Conference – Monday, December 18: 6.0



Accreditation Statement: ACCME: The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Credit Designation Statement: AMA: The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc., designates this live activity for a maximum of __ AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


APA: The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


BRN: The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 9376 for __ contact hours.

Social Workers

NASW: This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886392793-8102) for __ continuing education contact hours.

NY: The Milton H. Erickson Foundation 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-0304.

FL LCSW/MFT: The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling as a provider of continuing education (CE Provider #: 50-2008).


NBCC: The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5056. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Marriage and Family Therapists

CA MFT: The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc is approved to provide CE’s by the NBCC and the APA in the state of California.  As of 7/1/15, California BBS accepts CE hours from CE providers approved by either the NBCC or the APA for all license types per Title 16 California Code of Regulations (16CCR) § 1887.4.1 and § 1887.4.3

NBCC approval is accepted by the Marriage and Family Therapy Boards in the following states: AK, AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, DC, IA, ID, IN, KS, MD, ME, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, OK, OR, A, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WV, WY.