Earn Continuing Education Credit
for Early Start Institute Trainings

Continuing education units (CEUs) are offered through California State University, Sacramento. In addition, WestEd CPEI is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing and the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. WestEd CP:EI is also approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) to sponsor continuing education for Early Start personnel. WestEd CPEI’s CAMFT continuing education provider number is 135222. WestEd CPEI maintains responsibility for Early Start Online courses and their content.

Units and/or hours earned and rates may vary by course; refer to the details below. Granting of CEUs requires payment of CEU fees and completion of evaluations or forms as determined by the specific granting agencies.

Continuing Education Units for Foundations and Skill Base Courses Online

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are offered through California State University, Sacramento for $75 for 10 hours.

  • Each online course completed earns 10 CEU hours. To obtain CEUs, participants must
    • Register for and complete a course;
      • Complete the course Post-Course Quiz;
      • Complete the course feedback form;
      • Download the course completion certificate;
    • Complete Registration Agreement (after course has ended);
    • Submit fee of $75 payable to WestEd.

The provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing for 10 contact hours per training day at $10 per hour.

  • Each online course completed earns 10 contact hours from the California Board of Registered Nursing; the total fee is $100 per course.

The provider is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board for 10 contact hours per training day at $10 per hour.

  • Each online course completed earns 6 contact hours from the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. The total fee is $60 per course.

WestEd is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) to sponsor continuing education for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. WestEd CPEI’s CAMFT continuing education provider number is 135222. WestEd maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The course meets the qualification for 10 hours of continuing education credit per training day for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

  • Each online course completed earns 10 CEU hours from the Board of Behavioral Sciences.

Continuing Education Units for the Foundations Practicum

Continuing education units (CEUs) are offered through California State University, Sacramento (CSUS) for $100 for 26 hours (2.6 CEU). The blended online and in-person training of the Foundation Practicum earns 26 CEU hours.

The provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing for 10 contact hours per training day at $10 per hour. The online portion of the Foundations Practicum earns 6 contact hours of continuing education credit and the in-person portion of this Practicum earns 20 CEU hours of continuing education credit. Completion of the Early Start Institute Foundations Practicum earns 26 contact hours from the California Board of Registered Nursing; the total fee is $260 per course.

The provider is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board for 10 contact hours per training day at $10 per hour. The online portion of the Foundations Practicum earns 6 contact hours from the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. Completion of the Early Start Institute Foundations Practicum in total earns 26 contact hours from the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. The total fee is $260 per course.

WestEd is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) to sponsor continuing education for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. WestEd CPEI’s CAMFT continuing education provider number is 135222. WestEd maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The online portion of this Practicum course meets the qualification for 6 hours of continuing education credit per training day for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, and the in-person portion of this Practicum meets the qualifications for 20 CEU hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs, also as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. The Early Start Institute Foundations Practicum, therefore, meets the qualifications for 26 total CEU hours of continuing education credit. Hours are offered for $10 per hour. The total fee is $260 per course.

If you are interested in receiving CEUs, please indicate this on your registration form and WestEd CPEI staff will contact you with follow-up application information.

Continuing Education Units for the Early Start Partners Symposium

The provider is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing for 10 contact hours per training day at $10 per hour. Completion of the Early Start Partners Symposium earns 20 contact hours from the California Board of Registered Nursing. The total fee is $200 per course.

The provider is approved by the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board for 10 contact hours per training day at $10 per hour. Completion of the Early Start Partners Symposium earns 20 contact hours from the California Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology Board. The total fee is $200 per course.

WestEd is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) to sponsor continuing education for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs. WestEd CPEI’s CAMFT continuing education provider number is 135222. WestEd maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The course meets the qualification for 20 hours of continuing education credit per training day for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.Hours are offered for $10 per hour. The total fee is $200 per course.

If you are interested in receiving CEUs, please indicate this on your registration form and WestEd CPEI staff will contact you with follow-up application information.