What are the requirements for one CE unit?
One CE unit = One contact hour (60 minutes) of instruction from a conference, workshop or in-service experience. Some other common terms for CE units are continuing education, CEU, and professional development hours. Your 14 Continuing Education hours may be earned in any of the IBCCES-approved programs.
Already Have Training?
Each IBCCES certification requires a specific number of hours within the last two years. These hours must directly relate to the certification the professional is applying for, whether they are autism or cognitive disorder-focused. Hours can be earned by attending national conferences, taking university/professional courses or online courses. If you have already completed hours toward your certification in the last 2 years, apply now.
Acceptable Continuing Education
All CE hours obtained must fall within the CE guidelines established by IBCCES. 14 CE hours must be obtained within the last two years (previous 24 months). One CE hour is defined as one clock hour (60 minutes) as a direct learner.
|College or University coursework||Official transcript with course name and syllabus showing content within the areas of autism competency|
|CE hours issued by an approved continuing education provider||Certificate or official letter from provider. Must state your name, title, date, presenter, and hours earned.|
|Presenter or Instruction of college or university course or an Approved conference||Letter from the department chair or conference provider. Documentation should include your name, title, date, and summary of content.|
|District or center provided training||Certificate with name, title, date, presenter, and number of hours obtained. Content must fall within the areas of autism competency and be approved by IBCCES.|