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Professional Credit Opportunities:

A PLU Prior Approval Form must be filled out and signed prior to the conference.

Participants of the Annual National Youth-At-Risk Conference who hold a valid Georgia Teaching Certificate or Paraprofessional License or who are working towards a Paraprofessional License will be eligible for one (1) PLU credit hour for 10 hours of attendance at the conference. Recipients must successfully complete a short written examination of the material covered. Successful PLU candidates will receive their PLU credit forms within 4-8 weeks following the conclusion of the conference. These forms may be submitted to employing GA public school systems for 1 credit toward certification renewal. PLU credit is used by employees of Georgia public school systems who currently hold certificates in an approved field (certified teachers, school counselors, administrators, etc.) as credit toward RENEWING their existing certificates.

Please Note: You must turn in your Prior Approval Form no later than 10 a.m. on Monday, March 6th. Those who have turned in a completed PLU Prior Approval Form will be given a copy of the conference’s objectives to review while attending the conference (you will need this form to receive access to the Mastery Test). The Mastery Test will be given on Tuesday at 4:30 p.m. and Wednesday at 12:45 p.m. for those who have already attended 10 hours of the conference. Report to the conference registration desk for directions to the testing room. Please allow at least 30 minutes to take the test.

All Conference participants will be awarded 1.50 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for 15.0 hours of participation through the Division of Continuing Education at Georgia Southern University. Certificates will be mailed after the conference upon request via the online conference evaluation form.

Credits have been applied for the following:
Marriage and Family Therapists – Georgia Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (GAMFT).
Social Workers – National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
Preventionists – Prevention Credentialing Consortium of Georgia (PCCG).
Counselors – Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA).
Peace Officers – Georgia Peace Officers Standards and Training (POST).
**Sign In Sheets for all associations listed above will be at the Conference Registration Desk.


Last updated: 3/31/2021