Eligibility: The Brief Therapy Conference is open to professionals in health or mental health-related fields, including physicians, doctoral-level psychologists and dentists who are qualified for membership in, or are members of, their respective professional organizations (eg. AMA, APA, ADA), and to professionals with health-related graduate degrees (eg. MSW, MSN, MA or MS) from accredited institutions. Full-time graduate students in accredited programs leading to such degrees will be accepted if they supply a letter from their department on letterhead stationery, certifying their full-time status as of December 2016.


A.C.C.M.E. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

A.M.A. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc., designates this live activity for a maximum of 41.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A.P.A. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

B.R.N. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 9376 for 41.0 contact hours.

N.A.S.W. This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886392793-3884) for 41.0 continuing education contact hours.

N.B.C.C. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5056. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

State of Florida Department of Professional Regulation The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling as a provider of continuing education (CE Provider #: 50-2008).

New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work The Milton H. Erickson Foundation is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0304.

As of January 1, 2015, BBS no longer approves continuing education providers. Licensee may continue to obtain continuing education hours from board-recognized approval agencies, including NASW, APA, and NBCC. By selecting any of these, you will still be able to receive credit.


Wednesday, December 7: (Pre Conference Law and Ethics) 6.0 credits
Thursday, December 8: 8.0 credits
Friday, December 9: 8.0 credits
Saturday, December 10: 7.0 credits
Sunday, December 11: 6.0 credits
Monday, December 12 (Post Conference Master Class): 6.0 credits

Full Conference: 29.0 credits
Full Conference + Pre-Conference: 35.0 credits
Full Conference + Post-Conference: 35.0 credits
Full Conference + Pre-Conference + Post Conference: 41.0 credits