CCHPs: Certified Correctional Health Professionals may earn up to 18.75 contact hours of Category I continuing education for recertification.

Nurses: The National Commission on Correctional Health Care is accredited as a provider of nursing continuing professional development by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

NCCHC designates this educational activity for a maximum of 18.75 contact hours.

Nurse Practitioners: Many states accept ANCC, ACCME or general CE certificates. Please check with your state's requirements. 

Physicians: The National Commission on Correctional Health Care is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians. NCCHC designates this live activity for a maximum of 18.75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

PA: Many states and the AAPA accept ACCME certificates. Please check with your state's requirements. 

Psychologists: The National Commission on Correctional Health Care is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NCCHC maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This educational activity has been approved for up to 18.75 hours of credit.

Social Workers: This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886452976-3648) for 18.5 social work continuing education contact hours. 

General, Counselors, Therapists: If your profession is not listed above, you can still apply for and receive a general certificate for up to 18.75 hours of continuing education.



Conference Educational Objectives

  • Demonstrate an increased understanding of pervasive as well as emerging mental health problems within correctional populations and related management issues
  • Identify best practices in evaluation, treatment and management for incarcerated individuals with mental illness
  • Enhance skills necessary to manage mental health care delivery in correctional settings
  • Apply the NCCHC standards for mental health services to mental health programs in correctional facilities

How To Claim Your CE After the Conference

  • Log on to your myNCCHC account via
  • You will see a list of all recent NCCHC events for which you have registered. Choose "2023 Virtual Mental Health Care Conference" by clicking the "Go to link", which will take you to the evaluation platform
  • Once you enter the evaluation platform, select  “2023 Virtual Mental Health Care Conference ” Click on “Demographics” and complete the questions. When finished at the bottom of the page, click "Save and Return to Event Home."
  • Next click on “Session Evaluation” and choose the type of CE credit you are receiving (ACCME, ANCC, APA, CCHP, NASW, General).  Hit the “Continue” button.
  • Choose your session under the list of days and then Click "Evaluate."
  • After you have completed each evaluation, click “Save and Return.” Repeat the process for each session you attended on each day. Then "Return to Event Home." 
  • Only click on "Overall Evaluation" if you have evaluated all of the sessions you watched.  Answer the questions and when finished, click "Return to Event Home."
  • Last click on “Certificate” to generate your CE Certificate. You can email the certificate to yourself or download and print it. You have six months to complete the evaluation and print your CE Certificate.