Continuing Education Credits for APPPAH CLASSWOMB education programs will be provided by co-providership with CES [Commonwealth Education Services] for Mental / Behavioral Health

[Psychologists / Social Workers / Marriage & Family Therapy] and Nursing [RN / CNM], and ICEA for ChildBirth Educators and Doulas. APPPAH is an approved provider [# 934] with NCBTMB

[National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & BodyWork] for Massage Therapists and Body Workers, and with IMUSA {Infant Massage USA}.


Continuing Education (CE) credits for MENTAL / BEHAVIORAL HEALTH PROFESSIONALS  and NURSES [including midwives whose organizations accept these credits] are offered for the following

  • Psychologists: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education credit programs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists receive up to 27.5 hours of continuing education credit upon completing this program.
  • Social Workers: CES, provider #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CES maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB approval period: 10/5/15 – 10/5/18. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers participating in this course will receive up to 27.5 clinical continuing education clock hours.
  • Marriage & Family Therapists:  Continuing education credit for Marriage & Family Therapists is awarded in the following states: AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IN, IA, KS, ME, MD, MO, MT, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY. CES maintains responsibility for this program. Marriage and Family therapists completing this program will receive up to 27.5 CE hours of credit.
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselors / Licensed Professional Counselors: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to grant continuing education credit for LMHCs / LPCs in the following states: AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY. CES maintains responsibility for this program. LMHCs / LPCs completing the program willreceive up to 27.5 continuing education hours of credit.
  • Nurses: As an APA approved provider CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). These courses can be utilized by nurses to renew their certification and will be accepted by the ANCC. Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, (Provider Number CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing.
  • ICEA: INTERNATIONAL CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION ASSOCIATION Continuing Education (CE) credits are offered for CBE’s and DOULA’s CE Credit under an assigned program number
  •  NATIONAL CERTIFICATION BOARD for MASSAGE THERAPISTS & BODY WORKERS Association for Pre & Perinatal Psychology & Health (APPPAH) is approved by the National Certification Board for Therapeutic Massage & Bodywork (NCBTMB) as a continuing education Approved Provider #934 for Massage Therapists & Body Workers. 
  • IMUSA: INFANT MASSAGE USA Continuing Education (CE) credits are offered for Infant Massage Therapists for CE Credit. APPPAH maintains primary responsibility for the program and adheres to all guidelines for providing CE credit.

FEES for CE Credits are as follows per licensure* or Board for which you want Credits:

Full / partial series     $   128.00

 * additional  licenses      $     50.00

2 hour course $ 15.00

* additional licenses $ 30.00

* If you are dually licensed [such as MH & Massage / Nursing & MH / etc], there is a fee for each NO REFUND will be given for non - attendance.

Professional license number[s] and State[s] of licensure MUST be provided PARTICIPANTS ARE RESPONSIBLE to make sure ALL requested information is provided

NO CE’s will be awarded with incomplete documentation If you have any questions contact APPPAH CE Coordinator:

NO refund will be given for non – attendance or incomplete document submissions.

Kelduyn R Garland, PhD, DD at

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