CE Applications & Guidelines

LPCA is a recognized professional association that has been authorized by the GA Composite Board of Professional Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists (Rule 135-9) to approve Continuing Education (CE) hours for clinical workshops. LPCA approval indicates that the CE workshop content & presenter qualifications meet or exceed the requirements set by the GA Composite Board. CE Guidelines are periodically updated for compliance.  CE application FEEs are NON-REFUNDABLE. 

CE Guidelines for Providers
CE Guidelines for MEMBERS ONLY Credit Approval

Application Guidelines *READ FIRST*

ONLINE CE Application CLICK HERE 

*Invoice will be automatically created upon completion.

APPLICATION FEES

$50 Single Workshop; $100 Multiple Workshop (same workshop multiple times); $100 Conference/Convention (multiple speakers at same time); $200 Series; $250 Series Multiple

Application Guidelines *READ FIRST*

Members Only App CLICK HERE

*Invoice will be automatically created upon completion.

 

FREE SERVICE FOR LPCA MEMBERS who have attended a workshop that does not have formal CE approval

Who is Qualified to be a Presenter?

A licensed, certified, or otherwise qualified professional

Proof of expertise in the topic being presented can be shown in the following ways:

    • CV, resume, or short biography depicting professional experience
    • List of academic or CE training
    • Awards/recognition of experience

Who can submit an Application for CE Credit Approval?

The Members Only Application is an exclusive benefit for current LPCA members!

Have you attended a CE Workshop that meets that GA Composite Board Standards for CEs, but it does not have a formal CE approval?  This simple one page form is for you!

NOTE: Reviews are conducted for each application and approval is not guaranteed. Only Core or Ethics may be approved.  

What is included in the CE Application?

   (*READ THOROUGHLY*)

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Continuing Education applications rates are subject to change. NO REFUNDS ON CE applications

What is included in the Members Only Application?

(*READ THOROUGHLY*)

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CE INVOICE REQUEST

CE Provider is responsible for providing PROOF OF PAYMENT. Application will not be processed until payment is received.

For OPEN INVOICES, please notify CE Committee once your payment is made in order to continue processing. 

 Requirements based on CE Type:

ETHICS: Must reference ethics codes/guidelines from ACA, AMHCA, GA Composite Board, and/or NBCC

TELEMENTAL HEALTH: Must reference GA Composite Board Rule 135-11. Presenters must display extensive TMH training in CV/resume/bio.

SUPERVISION: Must reference CPCS Code of Ethics and ethics codes/guidelines from ACA, AMHCA, GA Composite Board, and/or NBCC

ALL SUPERVISION CE Applications must indicate the REQUIRED CONTENT AREA & list 3 Objectives on the Certificate of Attendance. CHOOSE ONE CONTENT AREA PER WORKSHOP: Foundations, Models/Methods, Legal/Ethical OR Specialized/Advanced.

NOTE: Until the GA Composite Board decides, webinars are NOT considered “in-person” training.

**IMPORTANT APPROVAL INFO**

ONLY LPCA Approved CE workshops requesting advertising are listed on the Website/Newsletter

NON-APPROVED TOPICSYoga, enneagram, Reiki, retreats, restorative practices; self-care focused on the therapist vs. the client; topics outside of LPC Scope of Practice (Title 43-10A) or content not counseling/clinical in nature.

As of August 28, 2017, LPCA no longer approves Mental Health First Aid (for adults or youth). The content is too general and primarily intended to educate the public, not clinicians.

CE CERTIFICATES MUST INCLUDE: 

Your Company Name and contact information, name of attendee, workshop title, presenter(s) name & credentials, date or event, location, type and amount of CEs allotted, approval number, name of approving body, signature of authorized person on certificate. The three (3) Objectives.

View CE Certificate Template

View SUPERVISION CE Certificate Template

Submit a copy of your Attendance List/Sign-in Sheets up to 2 weeks following the workshop.

ADDITIONAL INFO

Members Only CE Credit Post-Approvals are now FREE!

NON-APPROVED TOPICSYoga, enneagram, Reiki, retreats, restorative practices; self-care focused on the therapist vs. the client; topics outside of LPC Scope of Practice (Title 43-10A) or content not counseling/clinical in nature. 

LPCA no longer pre-approves workshops for CE credit. Only post-approvals are provided.

CE CERTIFICATES MUST INCLUDE: 

Company Name and contact information, name of attendee, workshop title, presenter(s) name & credentials, date or event, location, type and amount of CEs allotted, approval number, name of approving body, signature of authorized person on certificate.

Please allow 7-10 business days for COMPLETED applications to be reviewed and processed.
No refunds will be given for cancellations (see Refund Policy)

For website Advertisements, please verify contents of posting within 1-2 days of application approval.

 Please remember, we don't make the rules, we just follow them. We appreciate your cooperation.

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