ADAA is pleased to make available up to 30 CE and CME credits to registered professional physicians, psychologists, social workers, and counselors.
Continuing education credits are for professional attendees only; those paying student, trainee/postdoctoral fellow/resident, guest, or consumer fees cannot apply for CE or CME credits. All registrants who want credits must complete the continuing education form on-site and return the evaluation form.
Social Workers, Certified Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists
Physicians assistants and nurse practitioners – AMA PRA Category 1 Credit can only be awarded to MDs or DOs (or physicians with equivalent degrees from other countries). Nonphysicians may not be awarded AMA PRA Category 1 Credit. Nonphysicians may, however, receive a certificate of attendance/participation that acknowledges the activity was designated for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit in order to apply their participation toward relicensure.
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 sponsorship of Blackwell Futura Media Service and Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA). Blackwell Futura Media Service is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
Blackwell Futura Media Service designates this live educational activity and will determine the maximum number of eligible credits in January 2014. AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Blackwell Futura Media Service and ADAA present this activity for educational purposes only and do not endorse any product, content of presentation, or exhibit. Participants are expected to utilize their own expertise and judgment while engaged in the practice of medicine. The content of the presentations is provided solely by presenters who have been selected because of their recognized expertise.
It is the policy of Blackwell Futura Media Service to plan and implement all of its educational activities in accordance with the ACCME’s Essential Areas and Policies to ensure balance, independence, objectivity, and scientific rigor. In accordance with the ACCME’s Standards for Commercial Support, everyone who is in a position to control the content of an educational activity certified for AMA PRA Category 1 CreditTM is required to disclose all financial relationships with any commercial interests within the past 12 months that creates a real or apparent conflict of interest. Individuals who do not disclose are disqualified from participating in a CME activity. Individuals with potential for influence or control of CME content include planners and planning committee members, authors, teachers, educational activity directors, educational partners, and others who participate, eg, facilitators and moderators. This disclosure pertains to relationships with pharmaceutical companies, biomedical device manufacturers, or other corporations whose products or services are related to the subject matter of the presentation topic. Any real or apparent conflicts of interest related to the content of the presentations must be resolved prior to the educational activity. Disclosure of off-label, experimental, or investigational use of drugs or devices must also be made known to the audience.
As a provider of continuing education credits, ADAA complies with all policies and guidelines from the AACME, American Psychological Association, National Association of Social Workers, and National Board of Certified Counselors. All sessions at the ADAA conference offer CME and CE credit except the New Research Poster Sessions. The AACME has clarified that employees of commercial interests (pharmaceutical, biotech, and medical-device companies) cannot participate as presenters, moderators, abstract authors (whether presenting or not), or in other roles that influence content for a session that is certified for CME credit. Authors employed by commercial interests can submit an abstract for a New Research Poster Session and present it if accepted following peer review.
All presenters must complete conflict of interest and disclosure statements