Why You'll Love This Course

This panel of advocates shows their deep passion for the field. Listen to state of the art information about the profession of psychotherapy, in bite-sized pieces.

Course Description

This panel of advocates addresses key elements of the modern profession of psychotherapy. Topics include your individual impact on the larger profession, navigating your prelicensed years, minority mental health, working with LGBTQ populations, and raising your voice as an activist therapist. The course concludes with a discussion involving audience questions for all five presenters.

1.5 Hours CE. Video Format.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify three key practices necessary for working with minority populations

  • Differentiate between being LGBTQ-friendly and being LGBTQ-informed

  • Define at least one advocacy issue where they are interested in having an impact

Instructors

Each presenter speaks for approximately 15 minutes, followed by a panel discussion with all presenters.

  • Benjamin Caldwell, PsyD, LMFT: Saving Psychotherapy
  • Robin Andersen, MA, LMFT: Navigating the Prelicensed Years
  • James Guay, MS, LMFT: Creating an LGBTQ Affirming Practice 
  • Patrice Douglas, MA, LMFT: Counseling Minority Groups
  • Heather Walker Janz, MS, LMFT: Using Your Voice as an Activist Therapist

Additional Information

Format & Length:

Video format; Total running time 95 minutes

Instructional Level:

Intermediate

Completion Requirements:

To obtain your CE certificate, you must progress through all course segments, complete a satisfaction survey, and obtain a score of 80% or higher on a course completion quiz.

Who Should Attend:

Graduate students, counselors, clinical social workers, and marriage and family therapists. 

Enrollment Period: 

90 Days

Publication and Review Dates:

Course Published: February 26, 2019 

Financial Support Statement:

SimplePractice Learning pays course presenters for their teaching. There is no other financial support for this course.

Conflict of Interest Statement:

There is no potential conflict of interest or outside commercial support for this course.

Refund Policy:

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Continuing Education Approvals:

This course is not part of our APA-approved continuing education program for psychologists at this time.

SimplePractice has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6961. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. SimplePractice is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

SimplePractice has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6961. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. SimplePractice is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

SimplePractice is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LPCCs, LCSWs, and LEPs (CAMFT CEPA provider #145276). SimplePractice maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Courses meet the qualifications for the listed hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.

SimplePractice is approved as a Rule/Statute Approved Provider of Continuing Education by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. Note that we do not automatically report CE completion to CE Broker at this time, so certificates of completion must be manually uploaded. Click here for more information.

SimplePractice is approved to provide continuing education activities for Marriage and Family Therapists in the state of Texas. MFT CE Provider Number 1271.

SimplePractice is approved to provide continuing education activities for Professional Counselors in the state of Texas. LPC CE Provider Number 3446.

SimplePractice is approved to provide continuing education activities for Social Workers in the state of Texas. Social Work CE Provider Number 7678.


This course is not part of our continuing education program approved through NAADAC. Click here to view our complete CE approval information, or check out our collection of NAADAC approved courses.

This course is not part of our continuing education program as an approved provider for the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work.