CE Credits, Policies and Procedures

Continuing Education Credits


William James College is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. William James College maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Social Workers

Some of our programs are approved for social work continuing education credits. Please visit the accreditation tab at the top of the program's event page for the status of social work continuing education accreditation.


Most of William James College's continuing education programs meet the specifications of the Board of Registration in Nursing (244 CMR).

APA Approved

William James College is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. William James College maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Marriage and Family Therapists

Some of our activities have been certified by FDA/CE Certifications and the Massachusetts Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Inc. for professional continuing education. Look for the MFT symbol on approved programs.

Mental Health Counselors

William James College is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. (Provider Number 5678).


William James College is approved by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to offer Professional Development Points (PDPs). (Provider Number 5-0416-999)

For additional information about continuing education credits for specific seminars for other professionals please call 617-244-1682.

William James College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Institution.

Policies and Procedures

Online Registration

It's easy and convenient to register for your William James College programs online. Begin at Online Registration to view a listing of all upcoming program offerings – or to search for a specific program. Click on a program's title to view more details and/or to register for that program.


We are happy to complete your registration and/or answer any questions you may have about our Continuing Education programs by email or phone. Call us at 617-244-1682 or email us at CE@williamjames.edu Inquiries will be responded to within 48 hours.

Register early!

Many of our classes have limited enrollment and fill quickly, so to avoid disappointment, please don't delay! Sign up immediately to ensure a seat in the program(s) of your choice.

Discounts may be available for full-time students, alumni and those who might otherwise be unable to attend a program and require a scholarship. Email us the program you are interested in at ce@williamjames.edu for more information on how to receive the discount.

You will be enrolled in the program(s) of your choice as soon as we receive your completed registration form and payment either online, or by mail, fax, or phone. You will receive a written confirmation of your enrollment by email. We will contact you if there is a problem with your registration or if there are changes about which you should know. 

The William James College building is fully accessible.

Severe weather conditions may result in a William James College/CE delayed opening or closure. If you are uncertain about the status of your program due to area weather conditions, please call us at 617-244-1682.

William James College continuing education  programs will be offered virtually until further notice, so you can learn from the comfort and safety of your own home.

William James College/CE reserves the right to cancel programs that are under-enrolled, to change times and locations if necessary, and to substitute instructors. We will refund your full fee, or issue you a William James College/CE credit, in the event that we cancel your program.

If the program for which you registered is full, we will contact you. Depending on your preference, we either can place you on a waiting list or refund your full program fee.

If you withdraw from a program at least 10 days before the program starts, we will send you a refund of your program fee minus a $20 processing charge, or arrange a full William James College/CE credit (unless otherwise noted).

If you contact us to withdraw from a program less than 10 days before the program start date, we will arrange a credit of 50% of the program fee to be used within two years for another William James College/CE program. No refunds or credits are issued on or after a program's start date.

To request a copy of your certificate of attendance, please contact us at CE@williamjames.edu and we will email you an electronic copy.