Continuing Education Information
IDEALS/NIRE is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. IDEALS/NIRE maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
For Social Workers
NIRE has been approved by the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners to sponsor Category I continuing education programs for social workers.
For Counselors (via the National Board for Certified Counselors)
NIRE is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.
For Play Therapists
IDEALS/NIRE is approved by the Association for Play Therapy to offer continuing education specific to play therapy. APT Approved Provider 95-009. IDEALS/NIRE maintains responsibility for this program.
NIRE maintains responsibility for its programs. NIRE adheres to all sponsorship guidelines of these organizations pertaining to the providing of CE credits. The number of Continuing Education hours awarded varies with the program length.