Update to 2017 Conference Participants Regarding CEUs:

For conference participants who are awaiting information about continuing education credits, please note that final paperwork is being completed and confirmation of approved, earned CEUs will be sent in the weeks to come.  We greatly appreciate your patience!

If you have any questions or concerns regarding your particular situation, email the Jefferson team at ctc@philau.edu.



The goal of the conference is to provide a true interprofessional training context that encourages cross-sector learning, discussion and collaboration, and where researchers, practitioners, policy makers, and community members have contributed to each other’s learning experience. This is a national assembly of representatives across disciplines including medicine and health, psychology, counseling, social work, marriage and family therapy, early childhood, K-12 and post-secondary educators, child welfare, criminal justice, researchers, advocates, policy makers, journalists and philanthropists.

Continuing Education Registration and Requirements

Continuing education (CE) credits will be awarded on a session-by-session basis with full attendance required for each session. All CE types offer 10 total credit hours for the 2-day conference, and 14 total credit hours for the 3-day conference, and 6 credit hours for the full-day preconference workshops. No credits will be earned for attending keynote addresses.  To receive continuing education credit, attendees must sign in/sign out from each session, complete the continuing education evaluation form, and provide discipline-specific, professional ID numbers as needed.

Types of CE credit is offered in the following disciplines to attendees who are licensed/certified by local and state boards:


Psychology: APA

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


This program is approved for 10 CE credits for the 2-Day conference, 14 CE credits for the three-day conference, and 6 CE credits for the Preconference Workshops.  The content of the conference covers basic through advanced competencies.

Counseling / Social Work / Marriage and Family Therapy: NBCC (LPC, LMFT, LSW, LCSW)

Philadelphia University has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 3034.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Philadelphia University is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


10 contact hours are available for the 2-Day conference, 14 contact hours for the three-day conference, and 6 contact hours for the Preconference Workshops.

Early Education and Intervention: Professional Credit for Approved PA Keys Professional Development / PQAS

Image result for pqas pa keys logoThe GPTTC is a PA Keys to Professional Development approved special event.  United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, as the lead organization, is able to offer professional development hours through the Pennsylvania Quality Assurance System (PQAS).


The conference is approved for 10 hours for the 2-Day conference, 14 hours for the 3-Day conference, and 6 hours for the Preconference workshops.

Participants seeking to receive PQAS credits will need to provide their 6 or 7 digit PQAS Registry ID Number.  This number will be used to track your information in the Professional Development Registry.  To find your Registry ID, login to the PA Keys to Quality website (www.pakeys.org).

Pennsylvania Public School Education: ACT 48

PA Act 48 ApprovedThe University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education (Penn GSE) is approved to offer ACT 48 credits to PA-certified teachers attending the conference. Penn GSE is a Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) approved provider.


For the 2-Day conference, 10 CE credits are available, 14 CE credits for the 3-Day conference, and 6 CE credits for the Preconference Workshops.

Educators seeking to receive ACT 48 credits will need to provide their Professional Personal ID (PPID) Number, which can be found on PDE’s Teacher Information Management System (TIMS) website.


Update: Continuing Medical Education Accreditation


Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Sidney Kimmel Medical College at Thomas Jefferson University designates this live activity for a maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.


Thomas Jefferson University Hospital is an approved provider of Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Contact Hours: Participants who successfully complete all educational program components for this activity will be awarded a maximum of 6.0 contact hours. (Daily: Wed: 3.0 contact hours; Thursday 3.0 contact hours).

Requirements for successful completion: Participants must attend the entire morning session each day in order to receive full contact hour credit for that day.

Non-endorsement of products: Accreditation refers to recognition of continuing nursing education activities only and does not imply Pennsylvania State Nurses Association or ANNC Commission on Accreditation approval or endorsement of any commercial products.


The American Academy of Physical Assistants accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. (www.aapa.org).


If you have any questions or concerns, email ctc@philau.edu, for more information.