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New California Clinical Licensure Requirement: Mandatory Suicide Prevention Course
The state of California has always required its clinical practitioners to complete continuing education (CE) requirements in order to maintain their license. Soon, the state will require an additional CE class from new and active clinicians. Beginning on January 1, 2020 for California psychologists and January 1, 2021 for other licensed clinicians, such as MFTs, LCSWs, and LPCs, clinicians must complete six hours of suicide risk assessment and intervention training.

2018 Checklist for Clinicians
You have made it to the end of the year. Looking back, you realize just how hard you have worked. You have improved your clinical skills, grown as a professional, and are ready to enjoy the holiday season. Now it’s time to reflect on this past year and prepare for the coming year. Here is your complete clinician’s checklist.

Why Continuing Education Courses are Important After Getting Your License
After you got your license, there’s no doubt you breathed a sigh of relief and happiness. After years of school, followed by additional hours logged studying to pass the exam, it’s a breath of fresh air when the worries about high pressure testing situations are over.

Lifelong Learning: The case to keep learning once college is over.
Congratulations! You’ve graduated. Or maybe you are just fantasizing about the day that you will have finally finished the mountain of schoolwork and will be able to say that you did, in fact, graduate. No matter your current relationship with typical classroom learning, I am here today to advocate for the benefits of being a lifelong learner.

Continued Education for Social Workers
What are CEUs? Oriented at working adults, they offer opportunities to continuing learning practical knowledge immediately applicable to your work. They make it easy to hone and develop pragmatic skillsets that you won’t necessarily pick up on the job.

5 tips for choosing the right CE course for you
There are thousands of CE course options available to counselors. It can feel overwhelming when you are trying to decide which one is the right course for you. It can also cause you to dread your CE requirements. I have been choosing, completing, and creating CE courses for many years, so I decided to share with you a few tips I use. Here are my five tips that will help you choose the right CE course for you.