(505) 504-5449

I am a New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board approved continuing education provider (# 0185741). If you are licensed through another board other than the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board or if you have questions about your licensing board accepting these CE credits then it is recommended that you check with that board to ensure proper CE acceptance. Unless otherwise noted, these seminars are presented by Stephen Ratcliff, MA, LPCC (# 0144871). Some of the trainings I offer are hosted by Highlands University. In these cases, Highlands will offer CE credits through their provider licensure.

If interested in attending one of the seminars listed below, please note that RSVP is required and that space is at times limited. If interested in attending one of this professional trainings, please feel free to Email me or call me at (505) 504-5449.

Upcoming CE Seminars

  • Ethical and Legal Compliance: October 17, 2017 9am - 10:30am
    This presentation hosted by Healthy Families will cover some introductory ethical concerns for clinicians including ethics code revisions, records concerns, informed consent, boundaries, and confidentiality.

  • Treating relationship betrayals: October 20, 2017 9am - 10am
    This presentation will overview some statics concerns relationship betrayals, several models of treatment with a discussion of interventions, a discussion of common conflicts and concerns arising in the treatment of relationship betrayals, and a staffing of a relevant clinical case.

  • Starting a Private Practice: December 8, 2017 9am - 5pm
    This workshop will focus on practical tips and important information needed for launching out on your own as a clinician and “hanging up your shingle.” This seminar will alternate between discussion of relevant ethical and practical issues in setting up your own practice and lecture-based presentation of important relevant information including marketing tips, basic business tips, tips regarding dealing with managed care insurance companies, and paperwork tips. This training will provide 6 continuing education credits through Highlands University. This training is hosted by Highlands University in their Rio Rancho location. Please contact Highlands if you are interested in RSVPing for this course.

  • HIPAA Compliance and Updates: January 16, 2018 930am-11am
    This workshop will review HIPAA, FERPA, HITECH, and the HIPAA Omnibus rule with special attention to technology recommendations for HIPAA compliance. This presentation is hosted by Healthy Families for their staff.

  • Starting a Private Practice: February 8, 2018 9am - 5pm
    This workshop will focus on practical tips and important information needed for launching out on your own as a clinician and “hanging up your shingle.” This seminar will alternate between discussion of relevant ethical and practical issues in setting up your own practice and lecture-based presentation of important relevant information including marketing tips, basic business tips, tips regarding dealing with managed care insurance companies, and paperwork tips. This training will provide 6 continuing education credits through Highlands University. This training is hosted by Highlands University in their Albuquerque location. Please contact Highlands if you are interested in RSVPing for this course.

  • Ethics, Compliance and Laws: June 1, 2018 9am - 5pm
    This presentation will review HIPAA, FERPA, and HITECH with a focus on helping counselors and social workers ensure compliance. Special attention will be paid to addiction ethics and ethical dilemmas in addictions treatment. Recent ethics code revisions will also be discussed in comparison to other relevant systems of ethics including the APA ethics code, the addictions ethics code, ACA ethics code, and the social worker ethics code. The focus of this presentation will be on helping experienced clinicians ensure compliance with ethic and legal statues while also having concrete tools to address ethical dilemmas in a successful way. This training will provide 6 continuing education ethics credits through Highlands University. This training is hosted by Highlands University in their Rio Rancho location. Please contact Highlands if you are interested in RSVPing for this course.