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.

The provider is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists for 10 contact hours per training day at $10 per hour.

  • Each online course completed earns 10 contact hours from the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. The total fee is $100 per course.

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.

The provider is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists 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 Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. Completion of the Early Start Institute Foundations Practicum in total earns 26 contact hours from the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. 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.

The provider is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists 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 Association of Marriage and Family Therapists. 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.