Learn and grow with us

Want to learn a new therapeutic skill or refresh your knowledge about a specific population? Take a class at the Southern California Counseling Center. We offer an ongoing series of continuing education courses for licensed therapists and SCCC counselors and alumni, plus certification classes that are open to everyone.

Gang Awareness Training: A Therapeutic Education (G.A.T.E.)

Saturday, May 6, 2017 (9am – 5pm)

Taught by Marianne Diaz, Director of Outreach Services  (7 CEUs)

 

GATE is designed for anyone who works with adolescents or adults who are impacted by gang culture or community SCCC_Icons_coretraining-gateviolence. Grounded in a non-judgmental view of gang membership, the course introduces participants into the realities gang members face and provides effective methods of connecting and working with teens and adults with a history of violence and gang involvement.

Tuition: $200 (Payment plans available)

Course to take place at: Southern California Counseling Center

Current SCCC supervisors are FREE to attend (contact Robbyn to register).

SCCC Alumni receive a 20% discount for this training, as they do with all training that have a fee.

For more information please contact: Marianne Diaz, Director of Outreach Services, (323) 937-1344 x 3211

Supervision Refresher Course

Sunday, April 2, 2017  (9am – 4pm)

Taught by Nancy Steiny, MFT & Larry Zucker, LCSW  (6 CEUs)nancy-larry

 

This 6-hour class focuses both theoretical and practical aspects of clinical supervision, emphasizing both a systemic and relational view of both therapy and supervision. The developmental stages of both the supervisee and the supervisor will be explored. This course meets California Board of Behavioral Sciences on-going requirement for Clinical Supervisors to complete six (6) hours of supervision coursework each license renewal cycle.

Course Objectives:

  1. Learn to establish clear goals and contracts with supervisees regarding responsibilities as supervisees
  2. Learn to balance didactic and directive supervision with eliciting supervisee’s existing skill, knowledge, and creativity.
  3. Develop further understanding of the implications of the varying cultures, sexual orientations, gender identities, races, socioeconomics, class, and religions of yourself, your supervisee, and their clients.
  4. Expand familiarity with useful supervisory tools such as live supervision, video, reflecting teams, role-playing, etc.
  5. Become familiar with the AAMFT Approved Supervisor designation

Course meets the qualifications for 6 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences;

This course is intended for LMFTs, LCSWs and LPCCs who are currently supervising pre-licensed clinicians or who are interested in becoming Clinical Supervisors.

Nancy Steiny, MA, LMFT practices at Larchmont Associates in Los Angeles and is a Clinical Supervisor and faculty member at the Southern California Counseling Center.  She is the former Executive Director of the Southern California Counseling Center and founder of SCCC’s Family Therapy Training program.  She has been an adjunct faculty member at California School of Professional Psychology Los Angeles and Antioch University Los Angeles.  She has taught SCCC’s highly regarded 30-Hour Advanced Supervision course for many years.

Larry Zucker, MSW, LCSW practices at Larchmont Associates, Los Angeles and is a Clinical Supervisor and faculty member at the Southern California Counseling Center where he also served as the Director of the Resource Oriented Therapy Training Program from 1995 to 2000. He has been an adjunct faculty member at Antioch University Los Angeles and The Kantor Family Institute in Somerville, MA and served as a consultant to Harbor-UCLA Medical Center.

Course to take place at: Southern California Counseling Center

Course will be held from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM with a one-hour lunch break.

Completion Certificates: Certificates of Completion will be mailed to participants within 14 days of the completion of the program.

Current SCCC supervisors are FREE to attend (contact Robbyn to register).

SCCC Alumni receive a 20% discount for this training, as they do with all training that have a fee.

For more information please contact us at: 323.937.1344

Law and Ethics Update

Sunday, October 23, 2016, 9 AM — 4 PM  (6 hours)

Presented by Ben Caldwell, Psy DBenCaldwellPsyD

Class description: This unique, engaging, and fast-paced workshop will inform you of the many recent changes to rules governing our professional work.  Specific attention will be given to new requirements for supervision, technology-assisted services, and record-keeping, as well as major recent changes to the AAMFT Code of Ethics and proposed changes to California’s MFT licensure requirements.  Dr. Caldwell uses case examples and complex ethical decisions to make the material come to life.

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  • Identify recent and planned changes to California laws governing LMFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs.
  • Integrate changes to the AAMFT Code of Ethics that took effect January 1, 2016, into clinical practice.
  • Apply new best-practice guidance surrounding the use of technology in mental health practice.

Course to take place at:  Southern California Counseling Center

Current SCCC supervisors are FREE to attend (contact Nicole to register).

SCCC Alumni receive a 20% discount for this training, as they do with all training that have a fee.

For more information please contact us at: 323.937.1344

Approved by CAMFT

 

The Southern California Counseling Center is approved by CAMFT (Provider # 62299) to provide continuing education for MFTs, LPCCs, and LCSWs.  All continuing education courses offered by SCCC meet the criteria established by the  California BBS for LMFT, LPCC, and LCSW license renewal.

 

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