This section brings together free in-depth Continuing Education resources for the Professional community concerned with trauma.
Continuing education (CE/CME) credits can be earned for completing most courses. For courses offering credits, the brochure on the corresponding course page lists accreditation / certificates offered and the number of credit hours (most qualify for 1.0 hours).
For courses that are collaborative projects between the National Center for PTSD and other organizations, you will be linked to the course Web site that maintains CE/CME information.
There is no fee to take any of the courses, and there is no fee for the Continuing Education credit.
You may obtain continuing education credit(s) by following these steps: (Note: VA employees must use TMS. See section below.)
For questions or concerns regarding the evaluation or certificate please contact the Evaluation Processing Center (EPC) at EESEPC@va.gov or EES Customer Service at 1-877-EES-1331, option 5.
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To obtain credits, take the course and evaluation on TMS.
For issues with the TMS site, contact email@example.com.
The Department of Veterans Affairs, Employee Education System (VA-EES) is responsible for the accreditation for most Center courses. VA-EES has worked closely with the following accrediting bodies to offer Continuing Education credits. See the course brochure for details about accreditation.
VA-EES is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
VA-EES is approved by the Accreditation Council on Pharmacy Education to provide continuing education for pharmacists.
VA-EES is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.
VA-EES is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Employee Education System maintains responsibility for each program and its content.
VA-EES is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. VA-EES maintains responsibility for the program.
VA-EES is accredited as a provider of continuing education for Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) and/or for Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs) by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
VA-EES accredited as a provider of continuing education in nursing by the California Board of Registered Nursing.
VA-EES is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) Provider and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.
NOTE: VA's Employee Education System (EES) has content experts regularly review each course. After review, each course is assigned a new course number and each brochure is revised. See course brochure for specific CE/CME credit information.