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How can I obtain Continuing Education (CE) Credits through WPS?

Online CE and training materials are available on the WPS Learning Management System (WPS LMS), which provides access to independent study materials, video-based training, live webinars, and support materials for in-person events. WPS also offers some additional post-test materials in print form for obtaining Independent Study credits. These materials are not yet available on the WPS LMS, though we intend to make many of the offerings available in the future.   For a list of products that have Independent Study credits available, please ...

What is the difference between a CE and a CEU?

The certificate(s) and attendance letter(s) provided by WPS may specify credit in terms of CE Credits, CE Units (CEUs), or both. Additional credit types may sometimes be specified as well. This is because different professional organizations and licensing boards refer to their licensees’ CE experiences in different units. Some organizations, such as the American Psychological Association (APA), refer to continuing education experiences in terms of CE credits. For these boards, one CE credit is equal to one contact hour or one study hour. Other...

What materials do I need access to in order to complete WPS independent study CE?

All WPS Independent Study CE is focused on your learning the content through study of the associated assessment and intervention materials. In order to complete WPS Independent Study CE, you will need to purchase the relevant CE post-test materials. These materials do not include access to the associated assessment and/or intervention materials (e.g., manual, video-based training package), which are sold separately.   Most WPS Independent Study CE materials are accessed on the WPS Learning Management System (WPS LMS). To complete Independent...

Which organizations is WPS approved by to sponsor continuing education?

You will need to review the information for each specific CE item to determine what credit opportunities may be available for various products and delivery formats. Many of our CE items will display approved provider/sponsor statements associated with the American Psychological Association (APA), American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), and/or the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).   In addition, the educational offerings available through WPS may qualify for continuing education credit as required by a variety...

What is your return policy for CE materials?

Our return policy for independent study CE materials is the same as our standard return policy. If you are not completely satisfied with an item purchased from WPS, you may return it in salable condition within 90 days of the invoice date, and we will promptly refund the cost of the materials returned (less shipping and handling). Before returning any item, please call our Customer Service Department (800.648.8857) to ensure that you are given proper credit. Shipping and handling charges are not refundable. Please note that CE materials cannot ...

How do I obtain my Certificate of Completion?

To obtain your Certificate of Completion for WPS Independent Study CE, you must first learn the content of the assessment or intervention material for which you have purchased the associated post-test materials. Then, answer the questions contained in the post-test on the WPS Learning Management System (WPS LMS) and submit the post-test for scoring. A post-course evaluation survey will also be provided for you to submit feedback to WPS.   In order for a certificate to be issued, you must meet the pass criterion on the post-test (75% of questions...

How long does it take to receive my Certificate of Completion after I submit my post-test materials to WPS for scoring?

For CE items accessed on the WPS Learning Management System (WPS LMS), your certificate will be issued electronically immediately following successful completion of the post-test/course requirements and submission of the post-course evaluation survey.   For CE materials that are currently available only in print form, we will begin processing your post-test materials as soon as we receive them for scoring. If the materials have been completed satisfactorily, you can expect to receive your Certificate of Completion within approximately two...

Where can I find your AOTA-related CE information?

Click here to download AOTA-related information about independent study CEs for OTs.

What workshops are available for earning CE credits?

WPS offers CE credits for our ADOS-2 Clinical Workshop.

Do you still offer the USC/WPS Sensory Integration Certification Program?

At the end of 2016, WPS and USC made a joint, strategic decision to bring the USC/WPS Sensory Integration Certification Program to a close. Any certificate awarded from the USC/WPS Sensory Integration Certification Program continues to be valid and recognized. Click here to access the SI Certified Therapists directory.

How do I contact WPS to request special needs accommodations for Continuing Education products?

If you have special needs and wish to request specific accommodations in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), please contact WPS Professional Development & Training (courses@wpspublish.com) prior to or at the time of purchase so that appropriate accommodations can be arranged.

How long do I have access to WPS LMS materials after purchase?

All Independent Study CE Materials are intended to be accessed and completed within one year of purchase. If more than a year has passed since purchase, you may no longer have access to these materials. In this event, you may need to repurchase access or the materials may have been discontinued, in which case they can no longer be purchased or completed for CE credit. Online materials that support live in-person events and webinars will be available in the WPS LMS for at least one year following the event date.   Video-based training materials...

How long after purchase do I have access to WPS Learning Management System (WPS LMS) materials?

All Independent Study CE Materials are intended to be accessed and completed within one year of purchase. If more than a year has passed since purchase, you may no longer have access to these materials. In this event, you may need to repurchase access to the materials or the materials may have been discontinued, in which case they can no longer be purchased or completed for CE credit. Online materials that support live in-person events and webinars will be available in the WPS LMS for at least one year following the event date.   Video-based...

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