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Continuing Education Accreditation

Continuing Education Accreditation

Continuing Education (CE) credits are offered through the following organizations. The type of credits offered varies by course. Please review individual course pages to determine which types of credit are available.

Social Work Credits

CSWE

The Smith College School for Social Work is accredited by the Council on Social Work Education and is therefore authorized to provide CEs as a postsecondary institution accredited by CSWE in many states. Courses offered through the School's Program of Professional Education are awarded continuing education credits in accordance with Continuing Education Regulation 258, CMR, 31.00 in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. ​If outside these states, please contact your licensing board for accreditation information regarding your state.

New York State Education Department
Smith College School for Social Work, Office of Professional Education SW OPE 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 #0169. 


Association of Social Work Boards ACE Program
Select courses also offer CE credits through the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. The Smith College School for Social Work, provider #1755, 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 as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. The Smith College School for Social Work maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 11/19/2020-11/19-2021. 

Psychology Credits

Amego Prepare

Select courses also offer psychology CE credit. Co-sponsored training events for psychology CE credit with Smith College School for Social Work. Amego Prepare​ is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Amego Prepare maintains responsibility for this program and its content.