Affordable CEUs for Therapists

All classes are held at our TPRC office. To register for any of our courses, please call  (505) 217-1717.  Payment can be made over the phone via credit card, and guarantees your spot in the class.  Class sizes will be limited. CEUs are recognized by the NM Counseling & Therapy Board.

Evidence-Based Guidelines for Treatment of Post-Traumatic Stress: 6 CEUs

Facilitator: Bobbie Anderson

Date: July 21, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Post-traumatic stress consists of a spectrum of traumatic stress disorders. These disorders can be arranged along a continuum, from Acute Stress Reaction, to Acute Stress Disorder, Acute PTSD, and Chronic PTSD. Each of these may be associated with serious mental and physical comorbidities. Some survivors will experience only a part of this spectrum, while others will progress through the entire range. This course will examine evidence-based practices used to prevent and treat PTSD including screening, cognitive behavioral and other therapies, and medications.

Course Syllabus:

  • Populations at Risk for Developing PTSD
  • Acute Stress Reaction and Prevention of PTSD
  • Assessment of ASD & PTSD
  • Treatment of ASD & PTSD
  • PTSD and Co-occurring Disorders
  • Management of Concurrent PTSD and Substance Use Disorder
  • Psychotherapy for PTSD
  • Pharmacotherapy for PTSD
  • Somatic Treatment for PTSD
  • Complementary and Alternative Medicine for PTSD
  • Management of Specific Symptoms

Course Objectives:

This course is designed to help you...

Discuss with the diagnostic criteria for Acute Stress Reaction.

Describe the diagnostic criteria for Acute Stress Disorder.

Explain the diagnostic criteria for PTSD.

Describe disorders that co-occur with PTSD.

Explain the incidence of Substance Use Disorders and PTSD.

Identify the most effective psychotherapies for PTSD.

Describe pharmacotherapy for PTSD.

Explain Somatic Treatment for PTSD.

Describe Complementary and Alternative Medicine for PTSD.

Discuss the management of sleep disorders for PTSD.


Course Title:  Ethics & Boundaries - 6 CEUs

Facilitator: Bobbie Anderson

Date: Friday, August 11, 2017

Time: 9:00 a.m. to -3:00 p.m.

Cost: $50

This course provides ethics and boundary information for mental health professionals. In addition to discussions on responding to common ethical and boundary dilemmas, topics include informed consent and confidentiality, mandated reporting laws, HIPAA and informed consent.

Learning Objectives

This course is designed to help mental health professionals:

Explain the limits of confidentiality.

Describe the concept of a mandated reporter.

Define the concept of informed consent.

Discuss the dynamics of dual relationships.

Course Syllabus:

  • Introduction
  • Ethics vs. Law
  • Confidentiality
  • Mandated Reporting
  • Advertising Professional Services
  • Duty to Protect
  • Achieving and Maintaining Competence
  • Cultural Competence
  • Informed Consent
  • Multiple or Non-Sexual Dual Relationships
  • Sexual Relationships with Clients