Continuing Education Developers-Conferences & Seminars Approved for CE

The following are conferences or seminars that have been approved to offer Washington State long term care worker continuing education hours for their event. Contact the business directly for more information.

Note: Individual Providers cannot use these conferences for CE unless they have missed their CE training deadline and can no longer take CE through the Training Partnership.

Other Ways to Get CE

Conference Schedule

A Day with Teepa Snow: Occupational Therapist & Dementia Expert

Wed, 04/04/2018 - 8:30am to 4:30pm
Yakima Convention Center 10 North 8th St. Yakima, WA

Number of CE hours: 7.00

  • ABCs of Dementia & Caregiving: Essentials for Good Care 3 CE hours
  • Creative and Practical Tips for Getting through the Day 3 CE hours
  • Reduce Your Risk-Maintain Your Brain: How Can You Make a Difference for Yourself? 1 CE Hour

Registration is required. For more information and to register, call 509.965.0105

For more information: Lynne Van Horn 509.965.0105

Elder Service Providers Annual Caregiver Conference: "Finding Joy in Caregiving"

Fri, 03/16/2018 (All day)
Silver Reef Events Center Ferndale, WA

Number of CE hours: 4.60

9:00am-10:00- Brenda Avadian: KEYNOTE: From Crisis to Finding JOY in Caregiving

There’s usually one family member who steps up in a crisis. Whether your Mom, Dad, spouse, or need help, caregiving is the start of an adventurous journey that will leave a memorable mark. Will you survive, thrive, and even find JOY in caregiving? That depends. (Focus: The family caregiver)

10:15am-11:45am- I Need HELP! The Continuum of Care There comes a time along the road of caregiving when we can’t go on. We need to stop and take a deep breath. We need to refuel and ask for directions (help). Fortunately, we have options to help us fulfill our unique

needs. We’ll look at some of the Continuum of Care Options. (Focus: Integrating family caregiving needs with professional resources)

1:45pm-3:30pm- CAREGIVER, You Matter

Interactive afternoon filled with YOUR needs, YOUR issues, and YOUR stories.

A view of Guilt in the rearview mirror.

It’s all about YOU. Exercise: I’m a Caregiver and I Matter

(Focus: The issues raised by family caregivers and professionals will increase mutual understanding of needs and roles

For more information: Emily Norton 360-305-3306

Washington State Traumatic Brain Injury Conference

Tue, 05/29/2018 - 3:30pm to 5:30pm
Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA

Wed, 05/30/2018 - 9:00am to 3:45pm
Hotel Murano, Tacoma, WA

Number of CE hours: 7.00


This conference is for survivors of TBI, caregivers, military, youth, and professionals. The program includes four keynote presentations and 10 breakout sessions.


  • DSHS, WA State TBI Strategic Partnership Advisory Council

Conference partners include:

  • Brain Injury Alliance of Washington, Brain Energy Support
  • Team and TBI Survivors Network

For more information: John McClure 425-771-7432

Discovery 2018: Alzheimer's Regional Conference

Washington State Convention Center 705 Pike St, Seattle, WA 98101

Number of CE hours: 5.00

Discovery is a daylong dementia education conference for healthcare professionals and family caregivers providing innovative dementia topics presented by expert speakers.

Topics offered include: communication, Lewy Body, Frontotemporal dementia, Elder Abuse, behaviors, technology, research, community engagement, depression, delirium, rural area support, the arts, and enhancing well-being.

NOTE: 5 CE hours for full day attendance (1.25 credits for the keynote and 1.25 credits for each of the three sessions attended)

For more information: Debbie Williams - Conference Manager 206-363-5500