Registration Policies & Credits 

Some special events may have different registration policies and available credits.

​Learn more about the national Covington Conference Registration Policies.

​By registering or attending an event by the CWC you agree to our registration policies and privacy policies. 


Visit our FAQ page for more answers to common questions.


If You are Registering with a Credit Card or Debit Card

Register online at To protect your information we do not accept credit card information by phone. If you are having difficulty online, you can follow the register by mail instructions below.


If You are Registering with a Purchase Order

Complete the registration form or Covington Conference Form and mail with a check or money order. There is a $25 bank & handling fee for all returned checks. Failure to pay this fee will prevent you from registering for future courses. Checks and purchase orders are payable to The Connecticut Women's Consortium and can be sent to


ATTN: Education & Training, 2321 Whitney Avenue, Suite 401, Hamden, CT 06518


To Register by Mail

Complete the registration form or Harm Reduction Conference Form and mail or fax the form with a check or money order. There is a $25 bank & handling fee for all returned checks. Failure to pay this fee will prevent you from registering for future courses. Checks and purchase orders are payable to The Connecticut Women's Consortium and can be sent to


ATTN: Education & Training, The Connecticut Women’s Consortium, 2321 Whitney Avenue, Suite 401, Hamden, CT 06518


Register A Group

To register a group, you can either create accounts for each individual and pay each registration separately - or you can fill out a registration form for each individual and send with an agency purchase order, via fax or email.


Waitlist and Sold Out Courses

For workshops that are sold out, call to determine if a waitlist is available. We suggest you mark the date on your calendar and you will be notified by email or phone. You must bring payment in the form of cash, credit card or check to the event.



How do I get My Certificate or Credits?
Please indicate or update the type of credits you need in your online profile (CECs or CMEs). Within a few business days after the event, you will receive an email from to your registration email address. In the email, click the link to sign in. Under Manage Credit the system will guide you through an online workshop evaluation. Once completed it will then proceed to your certificate of attendance or credits. If you do not see the email with the survey evaluation, please check your spam, clutter or junk email folder. If the email is in one of these places you can move it to your inbox and then click on the link to the survey. Some organizations and agencies may block outside emails. You may need
to contact your system administrator to allow emails from and for future correspondence.

Forget to Sign In or Out? Arriving Late or Leaving Early? You Will Not Get Credits
Sign-in begins 30 minutes before each event. You are required to sign in and out, before and after the event to receive credit. In accordance with accreditation standards, continuing education hours are only given to those individuals who have completed training in the entire workshop. Partial credit is not given. If you arrive 30 minutes after the start of the event or leave during the event for any reason you will not receive credits, as you have not completed training in the topic.




Certificates of Attendance are available to all attendees who have signed in/out. 

Social Workers, Therapists, Counselors, and Psychologists

National Association of Social Workers – Connecticut Chapter 

CT CECs are accepted in the states of MA, RI, VT and NJ. Check with your state board for additional states.


These credits are applicable to

  • Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW)

  • Licensed Masters of Social Work (LMSW)

  • Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists (LMFT)

  • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)

  • Licensed Clinical Psychologists


Addiction and Drug Abuse Counselors

Connecticut Certification Board - Connecticut - CEUs are applicable to

  • Licensed Alcohol & Drug Abuse Counselors (LADCs)

  • Certified Addiction Counselors (CACs) 

  • The Association of Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) & National International Certification and Reciprocity Consortium (IC&RC) are covered under CCB-CT Credits


We are no longer offering CMEs for medical education unless otherwise stated for a special event. 7/19



Some large conferences, online trainings, private trainings and special events may have different registration policies or credits to accommodate different venues and our partners. Please refer to the specific event details or conference page if you are unsure about the event. 


Special Events have included

  • Spotlight on Events

  • Conferences

  • International Women's Day

  • Community Film Series

  • Private Trainings

  • Meetings & Projects




If You Cannot Attend a Workshop 

If you have registered and can no longer attend you must speak with a staff member to receive a credit or refund. Credits are available for the full cost of the workshop and can be used for a future CWC workshop or online course. Credits are processed up until the start (usually 9am or 8:30am for 1/2 day trainings) of the event. Refunds minus 25% administration fee are only available up to 48 hours prior to the start of an event.


Online Courses

If you have selected an online course in error and have not started the course, you may receive a refund minus 25% administration fee. You must call and speak with a staff member. 


What Happens During Inclement Weather or if a Workshop is Cancelled

In the event of inclement weather, call (203) 909-6888 x1 the morning of your workshop. This is a recorded voice message that is updated with a weather delay or cancellation. We also post on this website. The CWC reserves the right to cancel a program at any time. This may include weather, venue/staff emergencies or low attendance. In the event of a cancellation, we will contact you by email with a rescheduled date, or offer a credit or refund. 



Food & Dietary Restrictions

You can identify any dietary restrictions 1) while creating an account, 2) if you already have an account by choosing to update my profile> edit/view my information or 3) on your printed registration form. If you have requested a specific meal, please ask a staff member for assistance. If severe allergies are a concern you must contact us in advance. 



Please identify any accessibility requests in your profile or on your paper registration form. Please call or email with any questions. We fufill requests for interpreters through Life Bridge Community Services. We are wheelchair accessible and are happy to assist in any way. Offsite conferences and events are coordinated with the host venue. Please confirm all requests a minimum of one month in advance so we can ensure access.


Nursing Mothers, Children (18 & Under)

For nursing accommodations, please ask staff for use of the wellness room or call ahead to learn more. Our educational events may contain sensitive topics including abuse, mental health, and addiction. It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to review the topics suitability. If we are concerned we may restrict access to individuals under 18 or recommend another event.   


Photos, Recording & Social Media

If you post on social media regarding an event, tag The Connecticut Women’s Consortium. We recommend that you follow a trauma-informed safety policy by asking individuals and groups before taking and sharing photos and posts. We reserve the right to photograph, record, or film classes, events and other programming. If you do not want to be included, notify a CWC staff member. Learn more at our privacy policy


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