Continuing Education

LMSWs and LCSWs -Parsons Child and Family Center, a member agency of Northern Rivers Family Services, is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. #0017

LMHCs -Parsons Child and Family Center, a member agency of Northern Rivers Family Services, is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors.  #MHC-0022

Below is a schedule of approved courses that are available for continuing education hours. For training descriptions and/or credit card payments click on the name of the training. 

Refunds of continuing education fees will only be made if the registrant cancels their registration a minimum of 48 hours prior to the training event.  A $10 cancellation fee will be incurred on the cancelation. Cancellations made later than 48 hours prior to the training will not be eligible for a refund. 

If you have any questions, please contact Sheila Frank at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Training Schedule

All trainings are also available to Non Licensed Professionals for the same fee. When registering just leave the Licence Type and Licence Number Fields blank.

Northern Rivers 60 Academy Road campus is embarking on an ambitious construction project which will impact parking on the campus. We are moving the location of some of our trainings temporarily; please note the training location when registering. Also, please provide an email address you check often, you will be notified of any updates or changes via email.

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November 2019

Motivational Interviewing
November 14, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration fee is $80 which includes 7 continuing education hours.

Safety in Community Practice and Service Provision
November 22, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration fee is $55, which includes 5 continuing education hours.

December 2019  

Teen Intervene
December 2, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $75, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Effectively Working With & Advocating for LGBTQ Youth
December 4, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $65, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Working With School Anxiety and Advoidance
December 5, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hour

Autism Spectrum Disorder
December 6, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Personality Disorders
December 6, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

2020 Training Schedule

January 2020

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
January 7 & 8, 2020- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Registration fee is $75; this fee is for 14 continuing education hours. Participants must attend both days in order to receive any CEUs. The series will be offered more than once a year, but participants may only receive continuing education hours once for the completion of the 2 day workshop. 

Foundations of Care
January 10, 2020 & January 17, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Each Day) Registration fee is $115, which includes 14 continuing education hours.

Acknowledging and Overcoming Implicit Bias
January 24, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $70, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

February 2020

Child and Adolescent Development -This training is not approved for LMHC Continuing Education.
February 5, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $70, which includes 6 continuing education hours. 

Essentials of Assessment: Attachment
February 7, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Understanding the Culture of Poverty
February 7, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

March 2020

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
March 10 & 11, 2020- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Registration fee is $75; this fee is for 14 continuing education hours. Participants must attend both days in order to receive any CEUs. The series will be offered more than once a year, but participants may only receive continuing education hours once for the completion of the 2 day workshop. 

Permanency in the Child Welfare System
March 13, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Autism Spectrum Disorder
March 20, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

The Role of Attachment In Grief and Loss
March 24, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $70, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

April 2020

Culture & Diversity in Service Planning
April 10, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.   

Safety in Community Practice and Service Provision
April 17, 20120- 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration fee is $60, which includes 5 continuing education hours.

Effectively Working With & Advocating for LGBTQ Youth
April 21, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $70, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma-This training is not approved for LMHC Continuing Education.
April 28 & 29, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (each day) Registration fee is $115, which includes 10 continuing education hours. (Must attend both days)

May 2020

Essentials of Trauma Informed Treatment
May 8, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours

Working With School Anxiety and Avoidance
May 8, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
May 12 & 13, 2020- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Registration fee is $75, this fee is for 14 continuing education hours. Participants must attend both days in order to receive any CEUs. The series will be offered more than once a year, but participants may only receive continuing education hours once for the completion of the 2 day workshop. 

Motivational Interviewing
May 14, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $75 which includes 6 continuing education hours

Teen Intervene
May 15, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $80, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

June 2020

Suicide Awareness, Prevention, Screening, & Treatment
June 10, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $70, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Engagement & Family Assessment
June 12, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.  

Couples and Family Counselling
June 12, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

July 2020

Child and Adolescent Development -This training is not approved for LMHC Continuing Education.
July 8, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $70, which includes 6 continuing education hours. 

Introduction to Trauma Recovery
July 10, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.   

Eating Disorders
July 10, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing educations hours.

August 2020

Service Planning Referral to Discharge
August 7, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.   

Understand and Effectively Engaging Different Ethnic Groups
August 7, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

September 2020

Healing From Trauma/Protective Factors
September 11, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.   

Change Readiness/Adapting to Change
September 11, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Effectively Working With & Advocating for LGBTQ Youth
September 15, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $70, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma-This training is not approved for LMHC Continuing Education.
September 16 & 17, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (each day) Registration fee is $115, which includes 10 continuing education hours. (Must attend both days)

Personality Disorders
September 18, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
September 22 & 23, 2020- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Registration fee is $75; this fee is for 14 continuing education hours. Participants must attend both days in order to receive any CEUs. The series will be offered more than once a year, but participants may only receive continuing education hours once for the completion of the 2 day workshop. 

October 2020

Motivational Interviewing
October 14, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $75 which includes 6 continuing education hours

Supporting Family Members
October 16, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.   

Working With Adult Clients
October 16, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

November 2020

Suicide Awareness, Prevention, Screening, & Treatment
November 5, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $70, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Family Cohesion & Personal Resilience
November 6, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.  

Expressive Therapies for Children 0-5 
November 6, 2020 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours. 

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
November 17 &18, 2020- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Registration fee is $80; this fee is for 14 continuing education hours. Participants must attend both days in order to receive any CEUs. The series will be offered more than once a year, but participants may only receive continuing education hours once for the completion of the 2 day workshop. 

Teen Intervene
November 20, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $80, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

December 2020

Developing Creative Ways For Clients To Tell Their Story
December 11, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $40, which includes 3 continuing education hours.   

ACE's, Trauma and Brain Development
December 18, 2020 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $70 which includes 6 continuing education hours.

 


Refund Policy:
Refunds of continuing education fees will only be made if the registrant cancels their registration a minimum of 48 hours prior to the training event.  A $10 cancellation fee will be incurred on the cancelation. Cancellations made later than 48 hours prior to the training will not be eligible for a refund. 
In the event a training is cancelled by Parsons Child and Family Center, all fees paid for continuing education hours will be refunded in full.
Parsons Child and Family Center SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0017.
Parsons Child and Family Center, a member agency of Northern Rivers Family Services, is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors.  #MHC-0022