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
- Clinical Psychotherapy Ethics : TBD
This workshop will discuss relevant recent legal malpractice concerns, ethical code revisions, changes in federal laws, technological ethical concerns, and shifts in the field of psychotherapy to help the practitioner keep up with the rapidly evolving trends in clinical ethics. The first part of this presentation will cover general topics in malpractice and technology ethics. The afternoon will consist of democratically chosen electives including topics such as: HIPAA revisions, suicide / self harm, dual relationships, outcomes measures, and more!
Please contact Highlands if you are interested in RSVPing for this course.
- Starting your private practice Part 1: Pre-launching and launching phases : TBD
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. Please contact Highlands if you are interested in RSVPing for this course.
- Starting your private practice Part 2: Running and Growing phases : TBD
This workshop will focus on relevant concerns for individuals already in private practice including ethical concerns in running their practice, growing a practice, supervision, isolation, consultation building, hiring employees, expanding into other relevant clinical areas, growing into telemental health, utilizing private pay and various additional insurance panels, and anticipating and keeping up with the rapid progression of the field of psychotherapy. Please contact Highlands if you are interested in RSVPing for this course.