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CE Approvals

National Approvals

ASWB Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Provider

Elevate Continuing Education, #1816, formerly Maryland CEU Institute is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Elevate Continuing Education maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 05/04/2023 – 05/04/2026. 

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West Virginia Social Workers*

Wisconsin Social Workers

Wyoming Social Workers

  • New Jersey accepts only individual approved courses/conferences

  • New York does not accept ASWB ACE provider or course/conference approval.

  • *West Virginia accepts ACE providers and courses for programs offered outside the state or through distance learning - Elevate CE's courses are accepted for West Virginia Social Workers.

National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

Elevate Continuing Education has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No.7347. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Elevate Continuing Education is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

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Most state boards for professional counselors accept NBCC approved provider CE Hours. Please utilize our Credit Checker tool to determine if your state licensing board accepts our NBCC ACEP CE Hours.

CE Credit Checker

Select your state below to see if our CEs are accepted:

ASWB States

State Approvals

Elevate Continuing Education is an approved sponsor of the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners under the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene for continuing education credits for licensed social workers in Maryland and maintains full responsibility for this program. Our trainings offer either Category I or Category II credit hours - please visit the training information page to determine the type of credit hours offered for a course you are interested in. To learn more about CE requirements and Category I and II activities please visit the Maryland Board of Social Work Examiners Website

Maryland Board of Social Work Credit Hours are also accepted for: 
Maryland Licensed Psychologists

Maryland Professional Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, & Addictions Counselors - Maryland Board of Professional Counselors accepts NBCC Credit Hours - please see above.

Elevate Continuing Education has received direct approval from the DC Board of Social Work to offer CE Credit hours for DC Social Workers. 


PLEASE NOTE: Even when a social work board or other licensing board accepts courses offering ASWB ACE credit or NBCC Credit Hours, licensees are responsible for determining whether courses meet the CE requirements in their jurisdictions. States and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether any individual course may be accepted for credit. We strongly suggest that licensees contact their individual licensing boards to review continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

We do our best keep our information current, but state laws sometimes change without notice. Please remember, it is your responsibility for interpreting your state’s laws, licensure requirements, course relevancy and all requirements for your state.

If you are aware of a change in your requirements that is not shown here, please send us an email at or complete our Contact Us form. 


Full policies and procedures can be viewed on our Terms of Service page. If you have questions that are not addressed above or in the Terms of Service please submit your question through our Contact form.

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