Continuing Education

The Center for START Services has applied to provide continuing education credit for several disciplines. Please return to this page for the most up to date CE offerings. All SNTI registrants will have the opportunity to register to receive CE credit prior to and during the training instititute.

Who should attend?

START Network members, mental health & ID professionals, psychologists, psychiatrists, physicians, researchers, administrators, family members, persons with disabilities, educators, direct support professionals, social workers, service coordinators, and students.

Continuing Education Offerings:

CE Provider # hrs Available Cost Exceptions* Processing

Dartmouth-Hitchcock Continuing Medical Education (CME)
AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™



Only available for Breakout Sessions within the "Psychiatry and Integrated Health" content strand as well as the research panels on Monday and Tuesday

Distributed by Dartmouth-Hitchcock

National Association of Social Workers NASW CE contact hours

12 $55   6-8 weeks

American Psychological Association APA CE credit

12.25 $55   3-4 weeks

National Board of Certified Counselors NBCC credit

12.25 $55 C2 START Coordinator Certification Review 6-8 weeks
New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work (NYSW) 12.25 free


6-8 weeks
University of New Hampshire CEUs 12.25 free


Distributed at program conclusion


Medical Professionals: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of Dartmouth-Hitchcock and The Center for START Services.  Dartmouth-Hitchcock is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

Dartmouth-Hitchcock designates this live activity for a maximum of 8.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.  Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

Learning Outcomes Statement: Learners will utilize the evidence-based concepts and approaches shared within each session to broaden their understanding of individuals with intellectual/developmental disabilities and behavioral health needs, inform clinical practices, and formulate and implement acceptable treatment modalities.

NASW (Social Workers): This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886725464-2039) for 12 continuing education contact hours

APA (Psychology): This program is co-sponsored by the New Hampshire Psychological Association (NHPA) and the Center for START Services. NHPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. These credits are also accepted by the State Board of Mental Health and the State Board of Psychologists for all New Hampshire licensees. NHPA maintains responsibility for this program and its contents.​ This program offers up to 12.25 CE credits for psychologists. Full attendance is required to receive credit for psychologists; variable credit for partial attendance may not be awarded based on the APA guidelines.

NBCC (National Counselors): 2019 START National Training Institute: Value In Us All: Advancing Inclusive Practices has been approved by NBCC for NBCC Credit. Sessions approved for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Center for START Services, University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability/UCED is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC Approval No. SP-3284. NBCC credit will not be offered for the following sessions: C2 START Coordinator Certification Review.

START National Training Institute Learning Objectives:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of at least three (3) strategies to encourage the active participation of family member and service user perspectives, key to effective START practices in support of individuals with IDD and mental health needs

  • Discuss the relationship between research, policies and practices that promote inclusion

  • Apply cultural and linguistic competency strategies to aid and enhance the quality of services provided to individuals with IDD and mental health needs

New York Social Worker: The Center for START Services, Institute on Disability/UCED, University of New Hampshire, is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0452. This program offers up to 12.25 CE credits for New York Social Workers.