Continuing Education seminar and workshop locations online and in California, Arizona, and Nevada

Continuing Education courses for Mental Health Professionals and all others interested in symbolism and depth psychology

Continuing Education hours for:
Psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs, NBCC, and RNs

Continuing Education Information

CE hours are available for psychologists, marriage & family therapists, social workers, nurses, and other mental health professionals. Our courses meet requirements in most states.

Update

All upcoming seminars will be presented online via Zoom Meeting.

The online interactive courses have same CE approvals as the standard seminars. For psychologists, these hours count as real time in-person credit, as if you are in the room. Technical log-in instructions to Zoom are provided one week before the date.

If you need a refund or to reschedule to a webinar due to the coronavirus crisis, the usual fees will be waived during this period.

Full-day Course Credits

Center full day courses offer the following credits:

  • Psychology, MFT, LCSW, LPCC, Ed Psych, NBCC 6 CE hours : 6 CE hours

  • Nursing : 7 hours

The online interactive courses have same CE approvals as the standard seminars. For psychologists, these hours count as real time in-person credit, as if you are in the room.

Technical log-in instructions to Zoom are provided one week before the date.

Tuition

How to Register

Home Study Course

The Home Study Course offers the following credits:

  • Psychology, LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, Ed Psych, NBCC 6 CE hours : 6 CE hours

  • Nursing : 6 hours

Tuition

How to Register

This course can be started at any time.

Four Hour Course Credits

Writing in Therapy Course

The Center currently offers one four-hour Writing in Therapy course. The course may be taken for CE credit or non-credit. Note the special tuition levels.

Writing in Therapy courses offer the following credits:

  • Psychology, MFT, LCSW, LPCC, Ed Psych, NBCC: 4 CE hours

  • Nursing : 4 hours

The online interactive courses have same CE approvals as the standard seminars. For psychologists, these hours count as real time in-person credit, as if you are in the room.

Technical log-in instructions to Zoom are provided one week before the date.

Tuition

How to Register

Course Completion and Documentation

To complete the course, attendees must be present for the entire time, sign out at the end on the written evaluation of the course.

Transcripts of attendance will be emailed within a few days of each course to those who have enrolled for credit and fulfilled the requirements listed above. Participants are encouraged to retain the transcripts for four years. Replacement transcripts can be made if one is lost. The replacement transcript fee is $10.

The center guarantees such copies will be available for at least three years after the date of completion. Even if we cease offering courses, the website and email will be maintained for this period so you can obtain copies.

Non-Credit Courses

Those not needing verification of attendance, such as teachers, writers, clergy, and artists - are welcome as non-credit attendees. Spouses, friends, students, and others not needing verification of attendance can also choose the lower non-credit tuition.

Tuition

    With CE credit:

    Tuition is $140.

    Non-credit (auditing):

    Subtract $45.

    Home Study Courses

    The Center currently offers one home-study course, The Wisdom of Mythic Stories. The course may be taken for CE credit or non-credit.

    Home Study courses for CE credit: $95.

    Home Study courses, non-credit: $45.

    Writing in Therapy

    Writing in Therapy for CE credit: $85.

    Writing in Therapy for non-credit: $65.

    Cancellation/Refund Policy

    Full refund is given if the Center cancels a course. A 25% handling charge is imposed on cancellations received up to 24 hours before course. No refunds after that time.

    If you need a refund or to reschedule to a webinar due to the coronavirus crisis, the usual fees will be waived during this period.

Accessibility

For in-person courses, most facilities are wheelchair accessible, please call number on location list to confirm access.

How to Register

Complete and print the registration form -- or fax, email, or phone. Or register online by competing this form and clicking on submit. Include check or credit card information (inc. expiration).

We need your full name, address, and phone number. Email is helpful in case there is a last-minute notification of a change (extremely rare).

If you are taking the course for credit, we need your highest degree, type of license, and license number. Please bring photo ID on the day of course.

Phone Registration

For more information about these seminars or to register by phone, call 805 687-7171

Day Schedule

    Information applying to all full-day courses

    Doors open at 9:30 a.m.:

    Seminar 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

    Lunch break 12:30 - 1:30 p.m.

Provider Certifications

Psychology

The Center for Story and Symbol is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education hours for psychologists. The Center maintains responsibility for these programs and their contents. CE hours are accepted by the California MCEP program.

Full attendance is required for psychologists - No partial credit. The level is introductory for psychologists.

LMFT, LCSW, LPCC, LPC

The California BBS accepts our APA and NBCC approvals.

NBCC, LPC, LPCC

The Center for Story and Symbol has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6118. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Center for Story and Symbol is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. National Board for Certified Counselors Provider Number 6118.

RN

Provider approved by the Calif. Board of Registered Nursing, BRN Provider Number CEP 12477

The level is introductory.

Teachers

Most teachers must get credits approved by their school administration. Center courses meet the requirements in most states. Contact us if you need more information about receiving credit in your state.

Continuing Education courses are customarily approved by immediate supervisors. It is usually sufficient to attend on a non-credit (auditing) basis and present a receipt for the course.

The level is introductory.

Registration Form

All seminars, except home-study, are presented online via Zoom Meeting

The online interactive courses have same CE approvals as the standard seminars. For psychologists, these hours count as real time in-person credit, as if you are in the room.

Technical log-in instructions to Zoom are provided one week before the date.

If you need a refund or to reschedule to a webinar due to the coronavirus crisis, the usual fees will be waived during this period.

Law & Ethics 9: Suicide and the Soul

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Non-credit

Available Dates:


    October 2, 2020 - Online Webinar

    November 28, 2020 - Online Webinar

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Law & Ethics 11: Diversity Competence

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Non-credit

Available Dates:


    August 28, 2020 - Online Webinar

    September 26, 2020 - Online Webinar

    November 20, 2020 - Online Webinar

    December 13, 2020 - Online Webinar

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Supervision - The Vocation of the Mentor

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Non-credit

Available Dates:


    September 4, 2020 - Online Webinar

    October 17, 2020 - Online Webinar

    December 4, 2020 - Online Webinar

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Our Stories, Our Selves

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Non-credit

Available Dates:


    September 12, 2020 - Online Webinar

    November 13, 2020 - Online Webinar

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Writing in Therapy

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Non-credit

Available Dates:


    October 24, 2020 - Online Webinar

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Wisdom of Mythic Stories

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Non-credit

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