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Mental Health Licensing and Supervision

The continuing education courses offered at JFK University are designed to help today's healthcare professionals keep pace with and stay abreast of  the rapidly changing needs and developments in their fields. Our expert faculty-practitioners present a rare blend of theory and application on a diverse range of relevant and specialized topics that you can begin to apply immediately.

Our courses are accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA), the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) and the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN).

We are pleased to offer:

  • Special Topics
  • Workshop Series
  • Certificate Programs
  • Online Courses

Prelicensing Courses

Child Abuse Assessment, Reporting & Treatment* (7 hr)
Psychological Testing* (3 unit)
Psychopharmacology*  (3 unit)
Spousal/Partner Abuse Assessment, Treatment & Intervention *(15 hr)
Chemical Dependency Training* (15 hr)
Crises and Trauma Counseling* (15 hr)

Required Courses

6-Hour Law & Ethics
Deepening Legal & Ethical Understanding in Professional Practice*(6 hr)
Finding Balance: Legal & Ethical Issues of Boundaries & Privacy in Psychotherapeutic Services (6 hr)
Spousal/Partner Abuse Assessment, Treatment & Intervention *(7 hr)
Learning from Mistakes: What Malpractice Cases Teach Mental Health Professionals (3 hr)

*Available online.  For information about courses currently available, please visit the Course Calendar page.

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