Submit a Program for CE Credit

Continuing Education Sponsor Application

AzPA co–sponsorship indicates that the program offered is considered to have met criteria for continuing education activities as defined by the American Psychological Association.

Continuing education in psychology consists of planned educational activities intended to further education and training of psychologists for the enhancement of psychological practice, education, administration, and research.

Continuing education program co–sponsorship is provided only for a specific activity or program. It does not indicate endorsement of any organization by AzPA. Unless specified in a written agreement, it also does not involve any financial obligation for AzPA. AzPA reserves the right to not co–sponsor any given program.

**All applications for co-sponsorship must be received 60 days before the program date. Applications received less than 60 days prior to the event will be assessed an additional $100 fee. **

With this application, please submit the following:

  • Speaker CV

  • Program Schedule

  • Evaluation Form: Please use this template and fill in the highlighted information.

Upon program approval, please submit a brochure (electronic, screenshot, or hard copy) with the following information stated:

  • Learning objectives;

  •  A description of the target audience and the instructional level of the activity (introductory, intermediate, or advanced);

  • Schedule;

  • Cost, including all fees and the refund/cancellation policy;

  • Instructor credentials, including relevant professional degree and discipline, current professional position, and expertise in program content;

  • The number of CE credits offered for each activity;

  • A clear indication of any activities within a program that are not offered for CE credit (ex: lunch);

  • APA approval statement with logo as seen below:

After the conclusion of the program, please submit the following:

  • A narrative summary of the evaluation forms

  • A report containing the total number of participants and the percentage of attendees who were psychologists

  • A list of participants (names and emails) requesting continuing education certificates, who have returned their evaluation form.

  • A scanned copy of the sign-in sheet.  

Click Here to view the full Fees and Guidelines for co-sponsorship.

Applicant Information

  Relevant educational experience such as holding a doctorate in Psychology
  Previous teaching experience
  Years of clinical experience
  Publications in relevant content areas
  Evaluation forms from previous programs
  Personal reference by an AzPA Member
  Marriage & Family Therapists
  Mental Health Counselors
  Social Workers
  Classroom (in person)

Program Disclaimer

Speakers must include in their handouts/presentation a statement describing the accuracy and utility of the materials presented, the basis of such statements, the limitations of the content being taught, and both the most severe and the most common risks.

Example: The interventions used in this program are for educational purposes. While application of these interventions is encouraged, other factors could contribute to the outcomes when applied in clinical practice

Program Description 

Learning Objectives

Rather than a description of topics to be covered, learning objectives should clearly define what the participant will be able to demonstrate in regards to knowledge gained and/or skills acquired as a result of having attended the program.

Appropriate objectives employ observable, behavioral action verbs and are stated in measurable terms, e.g. “describe methods…”, “define 3 terms…”, “identify 3 outcomes demonstrating the efficacy of EMDR.” Appropriate verbs can be found in Bloom’s Taxonomy. See General Guideline #1 for reference. For programs of six hours or less please provide three objectives. For programs of seven to eight hours, please provide five to six objectives.

As a result of participating, the attendee will be able to:

Specified Criterion

  1. Program content focuses on application of psychological assessment and/or intervention methods that have overall consistent and credible empirical support in the contemporary peer reviewed scientific literature beyond those publications and other types of communications devoted primarily to the promotion of the approach.

  2. Program content focuses on ethical, legal, statutory or regulatory policies, guidelines, and standards that impact psychological practice, education, or research.

  3. Program content focuses on topics related to psychological practice, education, or research other than application of psychological assessment and/or intervention methods that are supported by contemporary scholarship grounded in established research procedures.


Diversity Statement

Describe how your program respects and attends to diversity in its content and the application of concepts presented. Explain which diverse populations are addressed reflected in and drawn from your title, program description, learning objectives and references. Diversity includes but is not limited to culture, gender, sexual orientation, racial, ethnic, disability, age, religion or socioeconomic differences. Please use the example below to fill in the blanks with the aspects of diversity reflected in your presentation.

The presentation content respects and attends to cultural, individual and role differences, specifically related to [Topic of presentation] within [Specific populations] as evidenced by the title, program description, learning objectives and references.