2022 International DIRFloortime® cONFERENCE

Live Online

Professional Continuing Education Information

Conference Description

This 10-day-long live online conference is focused on all things DIR® and DIRFloortime®.

Through lectures, case studies, research reviews, and discussions, participants will have many opportunities throughout the 10 days to deepen their understanding of DIRFloortime and how to effectively promote development, in particular for individuals on the autism spectrum or with other neurodevelopmental differences and/or disabilities.

Please CLICK HERE for Presenter Disclosures.

Learning Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to describe how a developmental, individual-differences, and relationship-based approach is utilized in a multidisciplinary fashion to promote positive development for all individuals including those on the autism spectrum or with other neurodevelopmental differences and/or disabilities


  1. Participants will be able to describe the foundations of DIRFloortime® as an interdisciplinary model and its foundations in occupational and physical therapy, social work, speech therapy, mental health, and education.


  1. Participants will be able to describe at least 3 benefits of a developmentally-based model of care across multiple settings.

At the completion of the conference, all participants who want a certificate of attendance and/or professional continuing education (CE) credits, must complete a continuing education report and pay a $20 processing fee. All participants will receive an email at the end of the conference on October 31st with instructions for completing the attendance report and paying the processing fee. If you want CE credits, you must remember to complete the reporting form. We will not process CE credits without the form and we must receive the form no later than November 11th for your credits to be processed. If you do not receive an email from us on October 31st, please email us at conference@icdl.com. Once you complete your form, ICDL will confirm your attendance for each session you indicate you attended and process your eligible credits as requested.

Please note that continuing education credit is only provided for direct seat time. You must attend each session you report having completed in its entirety. Arriving late or leaving early will result in negating that session from your CE credits. CE credits are not provided for watching a recording. You must attend the live presentation.

The conference content is focused on a specific product or service (DIRFloortime®) and there will be no mention of other products or services. ICDL does not receive any commercial support for this conference.

Continuing Education Questions? E-mail ceu@icdl.com.

Speech and Language Pathologists

This conference will have one specific track for earning ASHA CEUs. The ASHA track is offered for 0.6 ASHA CEUs (Various levels, Professional area). PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR DETAILED INFORMATION

Occupational Therapists

This conference is offered for 7.5 AOTA CEUs. Attendance is required for the full length of each session. For sessions that repeat, CEUs are only offered for attending one. Participants must attend at least 7.5 hours (5 90-minute sessions equals 7.5 hours) of conference sessions to obtain AOTA credits. Participants are welcome to attend more than 5 sessions but will only be awarded a maximum of 7.5 CEUs. No partial credit/CEUs will be given.

(Introductory level)

Non-Credit Onsite Events: Continuing education credit is not offered for breakfast, luncheon, dinner functions or breaks; board and committee meetings, networking events.

Skills Level: This Training is appropriate for occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, educators and mental health treating professionals of all skill levels.

Counselors

ICDL has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6733. ICDL is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. The number of CEUs for NBCC are based on the number of "seat" hours for the course. In other words, the number of actual instruction hours.

Social Workers

NEW YORK STATE SOCIAL WORKERS:

ICDL 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 #0371.

National Association of Social Workers

This program is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886885127-3947) for up to 42 continuing education contact hours. The actual number of CEUs awarded will depend on how many presentations are attended in their entirety. No partial credit will be given. For presentations that repeat, CEUs will only be awarded for attending one session.

music therapists

MT-BCs can claim credits for the conference under the Other Continuing Education Opportunities category for recertification. Please refer to the Recertification Manual for additional details.

educators

In most cases, this conference can be used for teacher continuing education. If you would like to have a certificate of attendance, please complete the attendance reporting form after the conference (we will send an announcement) and you will be eligible to receive a certificate of attendance documenting up to 12 hours of professional development.