Accreditation & Certification
Earn up to 16.0 CEs+
Ethics Dinner Session, 3 CEs
Intermediate to Advanced Training
Intermediate to Advanced Clinical Training for Mental and Behavioral Health Professionals
Program Focus and Goals
The Institute of Behavioral Healthcare is the producer of the Summit for Clinical Excellence Conferences, a premier provider of continuing education for behavioral health, mental health and addiction, professionals. We bring together the best and brightest trainers from many disciplines offering a broader perspective to help our therapists and counselors better address the issues that their client is facing day to day.
Conference Objectivres:
1. To identify current evidence-based, specific diagnostic and treatment approaches, counseling skills and modalities that will be successfully applied to the fields of mental health, behavioral health and addictive disorders; including but not limited to: Opioid Use Disorder, Ethics, Medication-Assisted Treatment, Chronic Pain
2. To identify the symptoms and characteristics of the disorders mentioned in objective #1 and how they have interfered with the clients’ interpersonal and family relationships.
3. To participate in skill-building workshops and unique training that offer cognitive and
experiential clinical techniques to assist in patient/client recovery from these listed disorders
Updated  10-20 -17
AMA, The American Medical Association, Category 2 CME Credit, Self Claiming
This program has not been submitted for CME Category 1 but can be considered  for Category  2 self claiming
Category 2 activities are self-designated by those applying for the PRA. In order to determine the number of Category 2 credits to be declared, physicians should record the actual number of hours spent in the learning activity. Category 2 credits do not need to be documented or verified by an external party. It is recommended that physicians maintain on-going records of these activities in preparation for submission of information for the Physician's Recognition Award
Credit may be claimed for Physicians, Category 2
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AAHCPAD, American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders
Summit for Clinical Excellence continuing education co-sponsor,
CE Learning Systems, LLC, has been approved to offer continuing education credit for (Certified Addiction Specialists CAS) in accordance with the American Academy of Health Care Providers in the Addictive Disorders. AAHCPAD, 16-1460.
Credit may be claimed for all Certified Addiction Specialists (CAS)
APA, American Psychological Association
CE Learning Systems, LLC, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CE Learning Systems maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program is approved.
Credit may be claimed for psychologists, mental health professionals.
ASWB, Association of Social Work Boards
CE Learning Systems (Provider #1020) is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of State Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education ACE program. CE Learning Systems LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 02/23/2016 – 02/23/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.  Social workers participating in this course will receive up to 16 ethics continuing education clock hours.
NOTE:  New Jersey will not be approved for the 2017 Program; if you would like to apply for approval for New Jersey Social Workers, here are the links to do so: For more information on New Jersey CE Course approval application,
You can find details about New Jersey CE Course approval at:
Credit may be claimed for social workers
CCAPP  The California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals 
CCAPP  The California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals is an  approved provider to offer continuing education credit..
This program has been approved.
Provider Number OS-11-154-0819
Approval Period 08-30-2017 to 08-30-2019
Credit may be claimed for all drug counselors, CCS- Certified Clinical Supervisor and CCPS -Certified Clinical Supervisor.
IC&RC- International Certification & Reciprocity Consortium
This program is approved by IC&RC in Massachusetts.. IC&RC establishes, monitors, and advances reciprocal competency standards for eight reciprocal credentials: Alcohol & Drug Counselor (ADC), Advanced Alcohol & Drug Counselor (AADC), Clinical Supervisor (CS) Prevention Specialist (PS)  Certified Criminal Justice Addictions Professional (CCJP) Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional (CCDP) Certified Co-Occurring Disorders Professional Diplomate (CCDPD), Peer Recovery (PR)
NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals
This course has been approved by Vendome Group, LLC, as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for educational credits. NAADAC Provider # 99312, Vendome Group LLC is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Programs that do not qualify for NAADAC credit are clearly identified. Vendome Group, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Credit may be claimed for counselors, educators and other addiction-focused health care professionals.

NBCC, National Board for Certified Counselors
Vendome Group, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6791. 
Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Vendome Group, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Credit may be claimed for counselors and some instances LMFTs, please check with your state board regarding LMFT
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Currently we do not offer Nursing Credentialing.
MBSACC (Massachusetts Board of Substance Abuse Counselor Certification)
This activity is approved for 16..0 CEs, 3 Ethics CEs,
Credit may be claimed for Addiction Counselors.
New York State
Vendome Group's Co-Sponsor, CE Learning Systems SW CPE 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 #0060.

State Boards:
Please check with your state licensing board to ensure that nationally approved courses can be used to satisfy your continuing education needs. In most cases state licensing boards allow courses for re-certification if they are nationally approved.
ADA Support / Disability  Accommodation
Our Academy is designed with accessibility in mind, and in accordance with the ADA of the amended United States Rehabilitation Act.  Up until thirty days prior to the conference, we welcome the opportunity to assist with disability accommodations. You may request information by emailing Abbegayle Morrow,
For specific CE questions please email please reference the conference name when emailing.