Continuing Education will be available for both days.

Continuing Education
CE credit for eligible courses presented at the 2018 California Adoption Conference are provided by A Better Way. A Better Way is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CAMFT) to sponsor Continuing Education for LCSW, LMFT, LPCC, LEP (62361) and the California Psychological Association (CPA) to sponsor Continuing Education for PhD, PsyD (ABE010). The California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) recognizes CAMFT and CPA Continuing Education credit for license renewal. A Better Way maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For CE specific correspondence or information, please contact trainings@abetterwayinc.net. CE credit is available for select workshops and both keynote addresses.

Training Cancellation Policy
Refunds will not be offered so please choose carefully when registering. If a course must be cancelled, the course instructor and registrants are notified via phone and/or email no later than one week in advance. In the event that an instructor has an emergency and must cancel a workshop with less than a week notice, we will notify participants immediately and do our best to replace that workshop with a comparable option.

Training Grievance Policy
A participant has the right to seek support for a dispute or disagreement through A Better Way’s policies for filing complaints/grievances for visitors and employees. Participants may use available informal means to have decisions reconsidered before filing a formal complaint/grievance. No retaliation of any kind shall be taken against a participant for filing a complaint/grievance. In an effort to provide the highest quality services to participants in our trainings, you are encouraged to report immediately any concerns regarding your training to the Training Director who will provide the complaint form. All participant complaints/grievances should be in writing to: |Training Director | A Better Way Training Department | 3200 Adeline Street | Berkeley, Ca 94703; Or by email to trainings@abetterwayinc.net. Once a complaint or grievance has been submitted, a response can be expected no later than ten (10) business days. Upon receipt, the Training Director will conduct a formal review of the complaint/grievance and will attempt a timely resolution. If no resolution is forthcoming, or the problem is not satisfactorily resolved, the participant may direct any complaint/grievance to the Director of Administration.

Disability Accommodation
A Better Way will make reasonable efforts during the training to accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities and/or medical conditions in accordance/compliance with the State Fair Employment and Housing Act (FEHA), Federal Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and applicable statutes. To request an accommodation due to a disability/medical condition during this training, please contact the Training Department (listed on the training announcement) no later than three weeks before the training unless otherwise arranged with training department. The training department meets all applicable local, state, and federal standards, including the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12101-12213 (2008).

By registering for our training, you are consenting to protect the confidentiality of our clients. Further, as an attendee you must abide by Private Health Information(PHI) and HIPAA guidelines/laws as it pertains to the to our program participants, and to not disclose participants’ identities or information to any outside entities. We thank you for training with us, and honoring this ethical and legal practice in ensuring the safety of participants’ right to privacy.

A Better Way Training Department and contracted instructors do not discriminate against any individual or group with respect to any service, program or activity based on gender, race, creed, national origin, sexual orientation, religion, age, or other prohibited basis. Attendees are not required to adhere to any particular religion or creed to participate in training. No single modality of treatment is promoted or advocated for that is discriminatory or likely to harm clients based upon current accepted standards of practice.

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