Accreditation

CE/CME Information

Activity Overview

The West Coast Symposium on Addiction Disorders (WCSAD) will occur as a live experience from September 29 – October 3, 2021 followed by a virtual experience from October 4 – November 18, 2021.

To be eligible for documentation of credit, participants must attend the full activity and submit a completed evaluation form. Participants who complete the evaluation online within 1 year the virtual conference will receive immediate documentation of credit.

For questions regarding this educational activity, please call 609.371.1137. See the registration rates section of the website for fee information.

Learning Objectives

After attending WCSAD, participants should be able to:

  • Apply clinical skills from a broad range of professional core functions including assessment and therapeutic approaches
  • Cite advances in the field resulting from research and practice innovations
  • Discuss ways to build a collaborative culture within the allied health professions
  • Proactively address the challenges, risks and opportunities presented by a changing competitive environment

Intended Learners

This activity is designed for all behavioral or allied health professionals, CEOs, presidents and vice presidents, directors, other C-suite executives, physicians, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists, alcohol and drug counselors, mental health counselors, collegiate recovery and professional monitoring organizations, EAPs, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, peer support, recovery coaches, sober living operators and staff.

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education (NACCME) is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

PHYSICIANS

Live

NACCME designates this live activity for a maximum of 26.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ (13.0 credits per group). Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

On Demand

NACCME designates this internet enduring activity for a maximum of 69.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS

Live

NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 26.00 AAPA Category 1 credits (13.0 credits per group). PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation. 

On Demand

NACCME has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with the AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 69.5 AAPA Category 1 credits. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

NURSES

Live

This continuing nursing education activity awards 26.00 contact hours (13.0 contact hours per group).

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 26.00 contact hours (13.0 contact hours per group).

On Demand

This continuing nursing education activity awards 69.5 contact hours.

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #13255 for 69.5 contact hours.

NURSE PRACTITIONERS

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners National Certification Program accepts AMA PRA Category 1 Credit from organizations accredited by the ACCME. 

PSYCHOLOGISTS

Live

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NACCME maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded. Full attendance is required for all CE activities.

Instructional Level: Advanced

This activity will award 26.00 continuing education credits (13.0 credits per group).

On Demand

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NACCME maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded. Full attendance is required for all CE activities.

Instructional Level: Advanced

This activity will award 69.5 continuing education credits.

SOCIAL WORKERS

Live

ACE LogoAs a Jointly Accredited Provider, NACCME is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. NACCME maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 26.00 advanced continuing education credits (13.0 credits per group).

On Demand

As a Jointly Accredited Provider, NACCME is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. NACCME maintains responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 69.5 advanced continuing education credits.

MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS

Marriage and Family Therapists: As a Jointly Accredited Organization, North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The APA pre-approves New Jersey, Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island, South Dakota and Washington D.C., for Marriage and Family Therapy credit. North American Center for Continuing Medical Education, LLC (NACCME) has received pre-approval for this conference from the following marriage and family boards:

New York: NACCME, LLC (North American Center for Continuing Medical Education) 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-0085

California: NACCME is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for Evolution of Psychotherapy. NACCME maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content. Provider #147376

ADDICTION COUNSELORS

This course has been approved by NACCME, LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider #182840.  NACCME is responsible for all aspects of the programming.

Participants are not eligible to receive credit for any part of this enduring material already claimed as part of the live event.

Grievance Statement

Any participant wanting to file a grievance with respect to any aspect of a continuing education activity accredited by NACCME, LLC may contact Samantha Conforti, Manager, Accreditation and Compliance, by phone at 609.630.6208, by email at sconforti@naccme.com, or in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520. The Manager, Accreditation & Compliance will review the grievance and respond within 30 days of receiving the complaint. If the participant is unsatisfied with the response, an appeal to the Associate Director, Accreditation & Compliance, Greaton Sellers, can be requested for a second level of review. Mr. Sellers can be contacted via phone at 609.371.1137 x4111, by email at gsellers@naccme.com, or in writing at 104 Windsor Center Drive, East Windsor, NJ 08520.

ADA Statement

North American Center for Continuing Medical Education complies with the legal requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act and the rules and regulations thereof. If any participant in this educational activity is in need of accommodations, please call 609.371.1137.

Commercial Support

Applications for commercial support from healthcare related industries are pending. Commercial support will be acknowledged as it is received.

 

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