CE Membership Program

We have been approved as a NYS Provider for Psychology CEs!

I would like to thank the members of the PAWNY CE Team who worked with me to accomplish this goal:

  • Nichol Eaton-Wolkiewicz, Psy.D.,
  • Clara Kuntz, Ph.D.,
  • Laura Anderson, Ph.D.,
  • Amy Shuman, Ph.D.

Thank you for your hard work, enthusiasm, novel ideas, and positive energy! Thank you as well to the PAWNY Board for their support and guidance.

Caryn Bartnik,Psy.D
PAWNY President
Program and Education Co-Chair

PAWNY CE Membership Program (PCEMP)

We are offering this new benefit for PAWNY members. For an annual fee of $65.00 (payable each July/August), PAWNY members will receive CE credit for attending PAWNY Educational Events offered during our programming year of September to June. This fee is in addition to your regular yearly PAWNY registration dues and it will cover the administration costs of our new CE program.

If you decide to join the PAWNY CE Membership Program (PCEMP) after the start of the programming year, the cost will remain $65.00, no matter what time you join. Additionally, you will not be able to retroactively obtain CE for programs that you previously attended after signing up. To get the most out of this new PAWNY benefit, we highly recommend signing up for this program in July/August.

For all of our CE designated programs, PAWNY members signed up in the CE Membership Program will receive a CE Certificate of Attendance after completion of a program evaluation.


We will be offering CE credit for:

Discussion Groups:

  • Typically these run on select Fridays throughout the year from 10am-12pm.
  • Only active PAWNY members can attend and these events are free of cost to members.
  • The format will be changing to a 1 hour educational presentation followed by an hour of discussion for a total of 2 CEs.
  • CEs will not be provided unless you are in the CE Membership Program and cannot be purchased per event.
  • Some topic areas will include: Facilitating Groups on Zoom, Family Therapy, and Body Focused Repetitive Behaviors.

Workshops & Conferences:

  • This coming year we plan to offer 1-2 half-day workshops (Our fall offering will be DBT for Everyday Practice) and 1 full day conference (our long-awaited program on Treating Individuals with Gender Variance and Gender Dysphoria).
  • These will be open to all NYS psychologists.
  • There will be event registration fees to cover speaker fees, venue, etc.
  • If you are in the CE Membership Program, your CEs for these programs will be provided at no additional cost.
  • If you are not in the CE Membership Program or a PAWNY member and require the CEs, there will be an upcharge of $30.00 for a CE Certificate in addition to your event registration fee.

We hope that you are as excited about this new benefit to PAWNY membership as we are!

Not a PAWNY Member?

Please complete your membership application on our website and wait for this application to be acknowledged/accepted before signing up for the CE Membership Program.

Steps to sign up for the CE Membership Program:

Please complete the registration form and follow the prompts to submit a payment of $65.00 through PayPal.


For questions about the new CE Membership Program, please contact ceprogram@pawny.org or see the FAQ below.

PAWNY Continuing Education Membership Program FAQ

PCEMP is PAWNY’s exciting new Continuing Education Program. It is an optional addition to a general PAWNY membership that gives you the opportunity to earn CE hours from PAWNY educational programs.

NYS now requires all licensed psychologists to complete 36 hours of approved CE courses for each three-year registration period. As a CE Member, you would be able to complete all of your annual CE hours through programs that PAWNY offers, many of which you might plan to attend anyway.

Your $65.00 annual fee will cover the cost of your CE hours. However, some of PAWNY’s educational events, such as conferences or workshops, may have additional registration fees.

All of PAWNY’s educational programs will offer CE hours. The number of CE hours will depend on the type of program:

  • Discussion Groups: 2 CEs. One-hour presentation followed by one-hour discussion. Online.
  • Workshops: 3 CEs. Half day. Online or in-person.
  • Conferences: 5 or more CEs. Full day. In-person.

If you do not join PCEMP, you may purchase CEs per event for workshops or conferences only. The cost is $30.00 per event. CE hours cannot be purchased for discussion groups.

PCEMP is based on the educational calendar that runs September thru June. We recommend joining PCEMP before the PAWNY educational year begins in September to avoid missing out on CE opportunities.

You may join at a later date, but there will be no pro-rating; regardless of when you join, the fee will be $65.00 and will be due again the following July/August.

There are three things:

First, you must register for CEs prior to the start of the event, either by joining PCEMP or by purchasing CE hours for the specific program. You will not be able to purchase CEs after a program begins.

Second, you must attend the educational event in full. Arriving 10 minutes late or leaving 10 minutes early will disqualify you from receiving CE credit. The CE coordinator for the event will monitor attendance.

Third, at the conclusion of the CE program, you will receive an email with a program evaluation. You must complete and return the program evaluation within 10 days of the event.

CE certificates will be sent electronically within 14 days upon the receipt of a completed program evaluation and verification of attendance.

No certificates will be awarded without a submitted evaluation.

Please, do not do this!

Certificates of Attendance will not be re-issued if lost or misplaced by the participant.

The NYS Education Department requires psychologists to keep a record of all programs attended for CEs for 6 years. We recommend that you keep both an electronic copy of your certificate as well as a hard copy. You may want to create a folder for all CE activities.

Educational Calendar

Friday, June 3, 2022

PAWNY Member Discussion Group

Topic: TBA/Open Clinical Discussion

Educational Event

Presented by: Caryn Bartnik, Psy.D.

Time: 10:00am - Noon

Location: Online/Zoom

CE Offered: None

Cost: Free to Members

Friday, August 5, 2022

PAWNY Anti-Racism in Practice Discussion Group

Topic: TBA by Anti-Racism Task Force

Educational Event

Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Location: Online/Zoom

CE Offered: None

Cost: Free to members

All PAWNY members are invited to join us for this quarterly discussion group. Discussion will center on a journal article (and additional supplemental materials when relevant) selected by the Anti-Racism Task Force. The purpose of these quarterly gatherings is to assist one another in the on-going pursuit of moving our practices toward greater cultural competence/humility and infusing the practices of anti-racism into our daily lives and work.

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