Continuing Education Partnership Program

Continuing Education Partnership Program (CEPP)

What is CEPP?

The Continuing Education Partnership Program (CEPP) gives organizations, agencies, and individuals offering educational programming the opportunity to partner with NASW-NYS, an approved provider through the New York State Education Department (NYSED), to provide CEs.

As part of the NASW-NYS mission to promote the development and enhancement of social work practice, CEPP exists to partner with organizations looking to provide quality, affordable, accessible, and diverse continuing education (CE) opportunities to social workers in New York State. The CEPP approval and partnership process has been developed to assure that approved programs meet the state of New York continuing education requirements, uphold NASW-NYS’s high level of educational quality, promote educational events that will advance professional development, and enhance social work services to clients and the community.

Who can apply to CEPP?

All program partners who offer continuing education programs that are relevant to social workers may submit an application. CEPP only accept in person programming, including individual workshops and multi-day conferences.

Examples of Provider Partners



  • an agency/organization

  • a hospital or clinic

  • a department of social work

  • a college/university

  • a professional organization or another similar body

  • individuals


Application Process


Application Checklist



  • NASW-NYS Program Form

  • Presenter(s) resume/vitae

    • A resume/vitae must be submitted for every program presenter




  • Any program content to support your submission (PowerPoint presentations, lecture notes, CDs/DVDs, etc.)

  • Application fee of $35.00 (due upon submission)


Submission Results


The CEPP will commence processing your application upon receipt of application fee and materials. NASW-NYS will contact you directly if further information is required for review. You will be notified of the submission results through your identified contact e-mail email within 15 business days. If rejected, you will receive a letter stating the reason and may be given the opportunity to edit your content in order to bring it into NYSED compliance. NASW-NYS reserves the right to deny any program.


If your program is accepted into CEPP, NASW-NYS will work with you to create a CEPP Agreement tailored to the needs of your program.

CEPP Package Fees

Not seeing the type of program support you require here? We are happy to work with you to develop a package that works best for you, your program, and your intended audience.

General CEPP Policies


The Provider Partner agrees to:



  • Maintain responsibility for all contractual agreements with program-related vendors

  • Identify NASW-NYS as the program sponsor, and include NASW-NYS logos on all promotional materials

  • Include the required NYSED language supplied upon approval of program on all promotional materials

  • Provide at least a 20% discounted rate for NASW members

  • Oversee all day-of sign-in/sign-out, onsite registration, and evaluation responsibilities unless Day-of Coordination services are purchased

  • Forward the registrant spreadsheet to NASW-NYS for the processing of CE certificates within 3 business days of the program if Registration Development is not purchased

    • Registrant spreadsheet must include first name, last name, e-mail address, mailing address, and phone number of all attendees



  • Provide NASW-NYS with copy of all on-site registrations within 3 business days of the program if Registration Development services are not purchased

  • Provide NASW-NYS with copy of all program evaluations within 3 business days of the program if Registration Development services are not purchased

  • Provide NASW-NYS with copy of sign-in/sign-out sheet(s) with individual participant signatures within 3 business days of the program if Registration Development services are not purchased


Provider Partners who fail to provide the post-event documentation will not receive continuing education credits for their program(s) participants, and their CEPP Package fee will not be reimbursed.


NASW-NYS Agrees to:



  • Review presenter credentials and program content to ensure that program meets the NYSED regulations for social work continuing education credit and provide confirmation of approval or feedback on necessary changes to receive approval within 2 months

  • Maintain all post-program records including sign-in sheets, program evaluations, on-site registrations, and certificates of completion, as required by NYSED, after completion of each program(s)

  • Provide the Provider Partner with an invoice within 5 business days after the signing of the CEPP Agreement

  • Disseminate CE certificates to all attendees within 10 business days after receiving the day-of sign-in sheet(s) from Provider Partner


 

NASW-NYS Provider ID#


NASW – New York State Chapter is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers: Provider ID #0014.


 

NASW – New York State Chapter is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0037.


 

NASW – New York State Chapter is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0053.


CEPP Application Checklist

  • NASW-NYS Program Form
  • Presenter(s) resume/vitae
    • A resume/vitae must be submitted for every program presenter
  • Any program content to support your submission (PowerPoint presentations, lecture notes, CDs/DVDs, etc.)
  • Application fee of $35.00 (due upon submission)

 

Questions about CEPP?
Contact:
Amelia Lochner
Program Coordinator
518-463-4741 ext. 10
alochner.naswnys@socialworkers.org