AFCC will provide a certificate of attendance for a processing fee of $15 for members and $20 for non-members. The certificate will provide verification of attendance at conference sessions and may be used to apply for continuing education credits with the registrant’s accrediting institution. AFCC will post updates for all programs approved for continuing education on the conference portal. Certificates of attendance will only include sessions attended live.
Psychologists: AFCC is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AFCC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The program is eligible for up to 34.5 hours of continuing education for psychologists. All sessions are eligible except Institute 2, Opening Plenary, and Workshop 18.
Mental Health Professionals: This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886478123-9456) for 34.5 continuing education contact hours. The Opening Session and Workshops 4, 10, 21, and 26 are ineligible for credit. Please be aware that the following states do not accept National CE Approval Programs: New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, and West Virginia. Social workers should verify approval with their credentialing or licensing boards. Contact Patrick Sommer at email@example.com if you are a social worker wishing to receive a certificate of attendance. If you are a LMFT, LPC, or other mental health professional, you may use the standard AFCC certificate of attendance to verify attendance at conference sessions and apply for continuing education credits with your accrediting institution..
California Custody Evaluators and Mediators: The courses outlined in the agenda have been approved as corresponding to subject areas specific in California Rules of Court, rules 5.225, 5.518, and 5.215/5.230, as follows: 34.5 hours of 5.225 Child Custody Evaluator Training and Continuing Education; 34.5 hours of 5.518 Juvenile Dependency Mediator Training and Continuing Education; 34.5 hours of 5.215/5.230 Domestic Violence Training and Continuing Education. The views expressed in this training are those of the trainers and do not necessarily represent the official positions or policies of the Judicial Council of California.
Massachusetts Parenting Coordinators: The Probate and Family Court has approved our application for Category V – Parenting Coordination Training Accreditation for the following sessions: Opening Plenary, Plenary, Institutes 1 and 3, and Workshops 3, 5, 7, 11, 15, 17, 19, 22, 24. These sessions have been approved to meet the CEU requirements for new and renewing Parenting Coordinators who wish to have their name included on the Court’s Category V Parenting Coordination fee-generating appointment list. All Category V applicants need to provide a certificate of attendance, which can be obtained from AFCC, to submit with their application and other required paperwork to the Probate and Family Court.
Arkansas: The Supreme Court of Arkansas has approved 26.5 hours of general credits for continuing legal education (Program # FAM76957). Attorneys wishing to receive credit for this course must complete the Uniform Certificate of Attendance Form. All forms must be received at the AFCC office by Friday, June 18, 2021. Fax and email is acceptable. Please contact Gina Wentling, firstname.lastname@example.org, with questions or for a copy of the form.
Georgia: The State Bar of Georgia, Commission on Continuing Lawyer Competency (CCLC), approved 34 total CLE hours, including 4.0 hours of ethics. No professionalism credit was requested or granted. Attorneys seeking Georgia CLE credit must notify Gina Wentling, email@example.com, by Friday, June 18, 2021.
Idaho: The Idaho State Bar, MCLE Department, approved 22.5 total MCLE hours, including 0 ethics credits (course number 21-1873). The pre-conference institutes are not approved. Attorneys seeking Idaho MCLE credit must notify Gina Wentling, firstname.lastname@example.org, by Friday, June 18, 2021.
Minnesota: The Minnesota Board of Continuing Legal Education has approved 22.5 hours of standard credits for the Conference (Event Code 353490) and 16.0 hours of standard credits for the Pre-Conference Institutes (Event Code 353489). Attorneys wishing to receive credit for this course must report their attendance in the OASIS portal at www.cle.mn.gov.
Ontario: The Law Society of Ontario approved Workshop 5 (Navigating the Opioid Crisis in Family Court: Practical Tips for Attorneys and Judges) and Workshop 8 (Zealous Advocacy and Creating the Appropriate Team in Resist-Refuse Cases: Can It Be Done?) for 1.5 Professionalism Hours each (total 3.0 hours of Professionalism Content). The Law Society of Ontario also approved Workshop 6 (“Logging Off” Isn’t the Answer: Domestic Abuse, LGBTQ Victims, and the Internet) for 1.5 hours of EDI (Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) Professionalism Hours. Only Professionalism Hours must be accredited by the Law Society. Ontario lawyers and paralegals must determine for themselves whether an activity is an eligible educational activity for CPD and qualifies for Substantive Hours.
Vermont: The Vermont Judiciary has approved 59.5 hours of general credits and 5.5 hours of ethics credits for continuing legal education. Attorneys should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Approval is granted for this particular course only.
Applications for continuing legal education have been submitted in California, Oregon, and Virginia. Attorneys may also use the AFCC certificate of attendance to verify attendance and apply for credit in their state.*
* Certificates of attendance will only include sessions attended live.