Self-Care for the Stressed Health Care Practitioner: Preventing Burnout & Promoting Wellness

Eligibility for CEs

If you are a licensed psychologistsocial workerprofessional counselor, marriage and family therapist, or nurse, you are eligible for 7.0 continuing education credits through Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES).


  • Licensed Psychologists: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to  sponsor continuing education for Psychologists. Commonwealth Educational Seminars maintains responsibility for these programs and their content. 


  • Social Workers: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Social Workers. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for Social Workers. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Social Workers completing this program will receive 7.0 clinical hours of clinical continuing education credit.


  • Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselors, Certified Professional Counselors, Licensed Professional Counselors, Associate Professional Counselors, Licensed Professional Clinical CounselorsCommonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Licensed Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for LPCs/LMHCs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. LPCs/LMHCs completing this program will receive 7.0 hours of continuing education credit. 


  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists:  Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to award continuing education credit for Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists. Please visit CES CE CREDIT to see all states that are covered for LMFTs. CES maintains responsibility for this program and its content. LMFTs completing this program will receive 7.0 hours of continuing education credit.  


  • NursesAs 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 # CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing. 


Please take a closer look at the CES website to confirm that CES is an approved continuing education provider for your regulatory body in your state of licensure. Should you have any questions about your particular state, please contact your state board. Please consult the CES list here


Instructions for Obtaining CE credits

  1. Having completed your purchase of the Professional + CE online program, you will be emailed all the necessary log-in information to access the actual program online.
  2. Once you access the online self-care program, you will find at the bottom of the program home page a download button for the specific CE credit instructions (PDF).
  3. Those PDF instructions will inform you how to access Commonwealth Education Seminars website, take the CE test, and obtain your certificate.