Continuing Education Credits

Continuing education (CE) credit for the 2018 Charleston Child Trauma Conference is awarded on a session-by-session basis, with full attendance required for the sessions attended. The conference offers up to 22 contact hours, which includes 7 contact hours for the Pre-Conference Workshops.  Partial session credit is not offered.  CE processing fee for all disciplines is $40.00 which may be paid with registration or on-site.

Instructions for Obtaining Credit: Conference attendees who wish to receive continuing education credit MUST check in at Registration/Information desk to verify payment and to receive continuing education materials. Evaluations must be completed for each session attended and turned in at the end of the conference.  Certificates will be emailed within 30 business days of the conference.

If you have questions regarding the program, continuing education credit for your discipline and/or state, learning objectives, presenters, or for grievance issues, contact the Dee Norton Education Coordinator, by phone at (843) 723-3600 or by email at

Non-Credit Events: Sara Schuh Honorary Reception and Poster Presentations, Welcome and Opening Remarks, Breakfast, Luncheon.

ADA: For accommodations on the basis of disability please contact the Conference Coordinator.

Continuing Education Approvals

Counseling: The Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6817. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Dee Norton is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Law Enforcement: Continuing Law Enforcement Education (CLEE) is pending approval through the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. Law Enforcement professionals should check with their state POST to determine if this program meets continuing education standards in their state.

Legal: Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (CLE) through the Supreme Court of South Carolina Commission on Continuing Legal Education and Specialization for attorneys is pending approval.  Attorneys are responsible for determining whether CLE hours approved by the Supreme Court of South Carolina are accepted by their State Bar for CLE credit.  Please note, Pre-Conference Clinical Workshop is not available for CLE credit.

Nurses and Nurse Practitioners: This program is pending accrediation through the National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners (NAPNAP) for NAPNAP CE contact hours, of which 0 are pharmacology (Rx) content. 

Physicians: This conference is pending approval through the Medical University of South Carolina.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of the Medical University of South Carolina and the Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center. The Medical University of South Carolina is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

In accordance with the ACCME Essentials and Standards, anyone involved in planning or presenting this educational activity will disclose any relevant financial relationships with commercial interests in the healthcare industry. This information will be made available to participants at the beginning of the activity. Speakers who incorporate information about off-label or investigational use of drugs or devices will be asked to disclose that information at the beginning of their presentation.

The Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Dee Norton maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Social Work: The Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center, #1463, 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. The Dee Norton Child Advocacy Center maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 7/22/2017 – 7/22/2020. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.  Social workers participating in this course will receive up to 22 continuing education clock hours.

Victim Service Providers: Victim Service Provider credit is pending approval through the South Carolina Office of Victim Services Education and Certification.

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