Effective, engaging continuing education for social workers, psychologists and other mental health professionals

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Our exciting, state-of-the-art CEU’s provide clinicians with current theory, tools for assessment, evaluation and diagnosis, and creative treatment strategies.  The combination of didactic and experiential trainings will deepen your knowledge and re-energize your work!

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I have new techniques with an understanding of the theory behind them. Lisa is a clear communicator. You always come away with new knowledge you can apply.  I would recommend this Program to every clinician in the mental health field. It is money well spent.

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