Ensure employees meet continuing education requirements

Relias develops courses in collaboration with leading subject matter experts across a broad spectrum of health and human services fields. National accrediting and approving organizations, including the ANCC, APA, ASWB, NAADAC, and NBCC, accredit or approve our courses. Just as importantly, we work closely with subject matter experts from these organizations to keep courses up to date. In addition, numerous state boards approve our courses for continuing education and staff training.

National Accrediting and Approving Organizations

The following national organizations accredit/approve Relias' health and human services courses:

  • American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC): Relias, LLC, is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
  • American Psychological Association (APA): Relias, LLC, is approved by the APA to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Relias, LLC, maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB): Relias, LLC, #1273, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Relias, LLC maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 02/10/2015 – 02/10/2018. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
  • The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
  • National Alliance for Direct Support Professionals (NADSP)
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC): Relias, LLC, is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for programs that meet NBCC requirements. Programs for which NBCC-approved clock hours will be awarded are identified in the Relias Course Library. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.
  • USPRA-CPRP: US Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association (USPRA) – Certified Psychiatric Rehabilitation Professional (CPRP)

State Board Accreditations and Approvals

  • AL-SW: Alabama State Board of Social Work Examiners
  • CA-BBS: California Board of Behavioral Sciences (CA-BBS) (#PCE 2710)
  • CA-CBRN: California Board of Registered Nursing (#13791)
  • CAADAC: California Association of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors (IS-06-729-0216)
  • CAADE: California Association of Alcohol and Drug Educators (CP40 863 H 0315)
  • DC-RN: District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program
  • FL-(CSW-MFT-MHC): Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling (#50-3895)
  • FL-RN: Florida Board of Nursing CE
  • FL-CB: Florida Certification Board (5101-A)
  • IL-PC: Illinois Professional Counselor/Clinical Counselor: Department of Financial and Professional Regulation License #No.197
  • IL-(SW-MFT): Illinois, Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, Registered Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Continuing Education Sponsor
  • LA-ADRA: Louisiana Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority
  • MCBAP: Michigan Certification Board for Addiction Professionals
  • MSAPCB: Missouri Substance Abuse Professional Credentialing Board
  • OH-MFT: Ohio Marriage and Family Therapist Board (RST050401)
  • OH-PC: Ohio Professional Counselor Board (RCX100502)
  • OH-SW: Ohio Social Worker Board (RST050401)
  • OCDP: Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board
  • TX-MFT: Texas State Board of Marriage and Family Therapists
  • TX-PC: Texas State Board of Professional Counselors
  • TX-SW: Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners

Additional Accreditations

  • ADA-CERP: The Academy-Dental Learning and OSHA Training
  • BREINING: The Breining Institute for Registered Addiction Specialists
  • CCB: Connecticut Certification Board
  • CCMC: Commission for Case Manager Certification
  • CRCC: Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification
  • FL-PG: Florida Statewide Public Guardianship Office
  • HRCI: Human Resources Certification Institute
  • IAODAPCA: Illinois Alcohol and Drug Abuse Professional Certification Association
  • Iowa DPH: Iowa Department of Public Health: Abuse Education Review Panel
  • KY-LMFT: Kentucky Board of Licensure of Marriage and Family Therapists
  • KY-OT: Kentucky Board of Licensure for Occupational Therapy
  • KY-(SP-LA): Kentucky Board of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology
  • MA-MFT: Massachusetts Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • MN-MFT: Minnesota Board of Marriage and Family Therapy
  • MS-MFT: Mississippi Board of Examiners for Social Workers and Family Therapists
  • MT-SWP/MFT/LAC: Montana Board of Social Work Examiners, Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Licensed Addiction Counselors
  • NAB: National Association of Long Term Care Administrator Boards
  • OK-LBP: Oklahoma Licensed Behavioral Professional
  • OK-LMFT: Oklahoma Marriage and Family Therapist
  • OK-LPC: Oklahoma Licensed Professional Counselor
  • PDH: Professional Development Hours approved by the Employee Assistance Certification Commission
  • VRA Canada: The Vocational Rehabilitation Association of Canada

Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any conflict of interest, commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course. These disclosures will be specifically noted within the course description.