The 2020 National Autism Conference will be held as a virtual conference with presentations available for viewing beginning Monday, August 3. Anyone may watch the sessions free of charge. However, in order to receive CEU/contact hours for 2020 for watching sessions, you must Register for Remote Attendance.

Earn Credits

Register to Earn Professional Hours/CEUs

If you are seeking professional hours/CEUs, including Act 48, by watching recorded sessions, you must register for remote attendance.

All registered remote participants will receive an email just prior to the conference with instructions and forms for completing the requirements to earn professional hours/CEUs. This email will include the Session Attendance Verification Form and quiz instructions (one brief quiz per session), which must be completed in full by Friday, September 4 at 5:00 p.m. (ET). The form must include session numbers and the verification codes provided during the respective session. September 4 by 5:00 p.m. (ET) is a firm deadline.

Penn State Certificate of Attendance

Each conference participant who completes all requirements will be provided a certificate of attendance indicating the number of hours and Penn State CEUs earned. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are based on a standard of 1 unit per 10 hours of classroom instruction.

Accrediting agencies calculate continuing and professional education hours.

2020 Conference Hours: Up to 137.5 hours

Available Professional Hours/CEUs

Act 48 | ASHA | BACB | Infant/Toddler | Occupational Therapy | Physical Therapy | Psych | Social Work


Act 48

Available Credits: Up to 137.5 credit hours

Contact: Wanda Bickle – wqb2@psu.edu

Reporting: Upon verification that requirements were completed, Act 48 hours will be reported by Penn State. Hours are reported approximately 4–6 weeks after the conference to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Penn State must report Act 48 hours to the PDE Professional Record Management System (PERMS). You can verify those hours on the PDE web site. Note that Penn State uses the course number (not title). The course number is SPLED 5002 for the National Autism Conference.

Details: Penn State is an Act 48-approved provider. Prior to enrolling, professional educators are encouraged to confirm that this program fits their school district’s professional development plan for Act 48. To receive Act 48 hours, you must be a registered participant, complete quizzes, and record corresponding session codes to submit the online Session Verification Form. Penn State will report Act 48 hours to the Pennsylvania Department of Education for the educator. Proper authorization is necessary and, to ensure that Act 48 hours are reportable, certain data is required. This includes the educator’s full name and PPID number. A $50 administrative fee will apply for data that is provided after the deadline of 5:00 p.m. (ET), Friday, September 4 . 


ASHA

Available Credits: Up to 11.65 ASHA CEUs (registration still pending)

Contact: Marci Davis – mdavis@pattan.net

Reporting: Participants seeking ASHA credit hours must submit both the online Session Verification Form and attach the ASHA bubble sheet as a PDF. The bubble sheet will be attached to your “welcome email” and you will then complete it and upload it as a PDF to the online Session Verification Form. Hours will be submitted to and posted on the ASHA CE registry website. An ASHA certificate is not provided. Any bubble sheets received after 5:00 p.m. on September 4, 2020, will not be processed for ASHA CEUs.

Details: PA Training and Technical Assistance Network is approved by the Continuing Education Board of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) to provide continuing education activities in speech-language pathology and audiology. ASHA CE Provider approval does not imply endorsement of course content, specific products, or clinical procedures.


BACB

Available Credits: Up to 92.5 hours

Contact: Marci Davis – mdavis@pattan.net

Reporting: Certificates, including the provider number, will be emailed by PaTTAN approximately 4–6 weeks after the conference.

Details: The Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network is approved by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board to offer continuing education for certified behavior analysts. PaTTAN maintains responsibility for the program(s). There will be no extra charge for BACB sessions offered by PaTTAN. All sessions that are offered for BACB credit will also be pre-categorized towards self-reportable Behavior Specialist Licensure hours.


Infant/Toddler Training

Available Credits: Up to 86.5 hours

Contact: Marci Davis – mdavis@pattan.net


Occupational Therapy Training

Available Credits: Up to 137.5 hours

Contact: Marci Davis – mdavis@pattan.net

Details: The Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network is approved by the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association to offer continuing education for occupational therapists. PaTTAN maintains responsibility for the program(s).


Physical Therapy Training

Available Credits: Up to 137.5 hours

Contact: Marci Davis – mdavis@pattan.net


Psych

Available Credits: Up to 137.5 hours

Contact: Marci Davis – mdavis@pattan.net

Reporting: Certificates will be emailed by PaTTAN approximately 4–6 weeks after the conference.

Details: The Pennsylvania Training and Technical Assistance Network is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Psychology to offer continuing education for psychologists. PaTTAN maintains responsibility for the program(s).


Social Work

Available Credits: Up to 137.5 hours

Contact: Wanda Bickle – wqb2@psu.edu

Reporting: To receive Social Work hours, a participant must be registered, complete quizzes, and record corresponding session codes to submit the online Session Verification Form.

Details: Penn State is approved by the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors to provide continuing education courses and programs for these professions under sections 47.36 (a)(3), 48.36 (a)(3), and 49.36 (a)(3) of the Pennsylvania Code.