Approval Information

Hatherleigh maintains many approvals for continuing education. If you have any questions about CME or CE credit, please call us at 1-800-367-2550.

American Medical Association
The Hatherleigh Company, Ltd. designates the Directions in Psychiatry continuing medical education program for 40 credit hours in Category 1 of the Physician Recognition Award of the American Medical Association. This CME activity is planned and produced in accordance with the ACCME Essentials.

We have various interdisciplinary courses that carry ACCME approval at a variety of credit hours. Which can be located on our website under the interdisciplinary section. See individual courses for further information.

Hatherleigh’s continuing medical education activities have been planned in accordance with the Essential Areas and Policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME). The Hatherleigh Company takes responsibility for the content, quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

The American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Inc.

According to the website of the ABPN, we understand that beginning in 2014, diplomates are required to use only ABPN-approved products for Self-Assessment and Performance in Practice activities.

Hatherleigh is pursuing ABPN approval of Directions in Psychiatry, Volumes 30-33 to meet this guideline in addition to other CME activities.

Please check back to this page periodically for updates. If you send us an email at we will keep you on a registry for notification.

Canadian Approval
Please see the following courses for specific approval information in Canada:
Directions in Psychiatry, Volume 30
Directions in Psychiatry, Volume 31
Directions in Psychiatry, Volume 32

American Psychological Association
The Hatherleigh Company, Ltd. is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Hatherleigh maintains responsibility for the program.

National Board for Certified Counselors, Inc.
Hatherleigh is recognized by the National Board of Certified Counselors to offer continuing education to National Certified Counselors. We adhere to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines. Our NBCC provider number is #5448.

CRCC, CCMC, CDMS 2012 Approvals as indicated on courses.

NAADAC, The Association for Addiction Professionals
The Hatherleigh Company, Ltd. is an Approved Education Provider of continuing education which meets the national standards of education developed for alcoholism and drug abuse counselors. Our NAADAC provider number is #000171.

Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services
The Hatherleigh Company is approved by the Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Services for New York State which covers Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselors (CASAC); Credentialed Prevention Professionals (CPP); and Credentialed Prevention Specialists (CPS). Our OASAS provider number is 0011.

American Nurses Credential Center’s Commission on Accreditation
The American Nurses Credential Center’s Commission on Accreditation (ANCC) accepts CE programs by an APA approved provider. Please refer to the following information from the ANCC website at:

California Board of Nursing
The Hatherleigh Company, Ltd. is approved as a continuing education provider in the state of California. The current approval number is CEP#13359.