Continuing Education

Creative Arts Therapists: The Center for Group Studies is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists #CAT-002. Each weekend training offers 17 CE contact hours; workshops 2.5 CE contact hours.

Marriage and Family Therapists:  The Center for Group Studies is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists #MFT-0004. Each weekend training offers 17 CE contact hours; workshops 2.5 CE contact hours.

Mental Health Counselors:  The Center for Group Studies is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0005. Each weekend training offers 17 CE contact hours; workshops 2.5 CE contact hours.

Physicians:  This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) through the joint providership of The Rochester Academy of Medicine and The Center for Group Studies (CGS). The Rochester Academy of Medicine is accredited by the Medical Society of the State of New York (MSSNY) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
     The Rochester Academy of Medicine designates this single live activity for a maximum of 17.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
  
Psychoanalysts:  The Center for Group Studies is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts #P-0003. Each weekend training offers 17 CE contact hours; workshops 2.5 CE contact hours. 

Psychologists: Each weekend program is co-sponsored by The Center for Group Studies and Ellen L. Wright, Ph.D.  Dr. Wright is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for Psychologists. Dr. Wright maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Each weekend training meets the requirements for 17 CE contact hours.

Social Workers: The Center for Group Studies SW CPE 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 #0121. Each weekend training offers 17 CE contact hours; workshops 2.5 CE contact hours.

In order to receive a certificate of completion, participants must complete the entire workshop
and complete all paperwork.