Approval of CDRE Activity:
Authorship Credit – Instructions
1. This form should be submitted by individuals seeking Continuing Dispute Resolution
Education (CDRE) credit for published materials they have authored pursuant to
Supreme Court Rules 916(d)(4) and 917(b).
2. CDRE credit granted will be allocated to the compliance period in which publication
3. Submit one application for each unique publication.
4. Make sure the application is accurate. This form will serve as the affidavit of
participation. The Office of Judicial Administration will enter the approved hours
directly into your file based on this information unless modifications are required. Credit
will not be entered into your file unless your name and dispute resolution provider
number are printed clearly and your signature is included at the end of the application.
6. Notice of approval will be emailed to the individual.
7. Completed applications (and any attachments) should be submitted to the Director of
Dispute Resolution via mail or email to:
Office of Judicial Administration
301 SW 10
Topeka, KS 66612-1507
A written request for CDRE credit for authorship of a published article, chapter,
monograph, or book personally authored, in whole or part, that contributes substantially
to the education of dispute resolution professionals.
INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS WILL BE RETURNED WITHOUT REVIEW