Free Training: Continuing education is a must in our field - not only for the required CEUs, but also to keep abreast of the constant changes and updates in our field. Below are some free training opportunities that may helpful. If you are looking for training for CEUs, be sure to check the CEU statement to be sure that it fits your needs.
ctg.musc.edu/ : Free follow-up training to apply TF-CBT to Childhood Traumatic Grief
cpt.musc.edu/: Free training about Cognitive Processing Therapy
www.pesi.com/ : PESI offers many excellent quality training courses for a fee. If you join their e-mail list, they will send you a free 1 hour training periodically. If you don't like "spam" or receiving lots of e-mail advertising, just know that they will send you e-mails.
www.mcleodtraining.com/: The McLeod Addictive Disease Center in Charlotte offers a free 6 hour training once per month on a Friday. Pre-registration is required, and the trainings fill up fast. See the website for additional details. At the time of this writing, these trainings are approved by both NBCC, NCSAPPB, and NAADAC.
Training for a Fee: These are other online training opportunities that may be interesting.
www.behaviortherapist.org: Offers online training on various Cognitive Behavior Therapy topics. If you want more training on CBT or are struggling with a particular aspect of CBT, this site may be helpful.
tfcbt.musc.edu/: Free 10 hour training about Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT) for children
Other Interesting Links: The Facts are Friendly is a series of three You Tube videos that summarizes the research on the effectiveness of counseling.