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.
DIAGNOSIS TRAINING PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS ARE EXTENSIVE. STRICT ADHERENCE TO REQUIREMENTS IS REQUIRED
APPLICATION FOR CONTINUING EDUCATION APPROVAL SEE BELOW.
Payment for CE Application
click here to make your payment. Or call the LPCA Office 770-449-4547
Continuing Education Application Forms
Application Guidelines *READ FIRST*
USE THIS FORM CE Application (writable PDF)
Or CE Application in MS Word Doc CLICK HERE
Allow ample time from the receipt of your completed application & payment for the CE Committee to complete the review. If you have never used a writable PDF before, simply click on PDF above, type in the information, save it to your computer, then email it (un-encrypted) to the email address below for VERY FAST turn around. Upon approval, your workshop will be assigned a CE number and instructions on how to indicate that your workshop has been approved will be emailed to you.
ONLY LPCA Approved CE workshops are listing on the Website/Newsletter
IMPORTANT APPROVAL INFO:
CE Applications that are NOT approved include topics such as enneagram, yoga (i.e. stretching, relaxation, etc.), Reiki, therapist-focused self-care, retreats, or content that is not clinical/counseling in nature.
If your CE Application is not approved, a credit of the application fee may be used towards your next application. No refunds will be given for cancellations (please refer to our Refund Policy click here).
ETHICS Apps: Must reference ethics codes/guidelines from ACA, AMHCA, GA Composite Board, and/or NBCC.
TELEMENTAL HEALTH (TMH) Apps: Must reference GA Composite Board Rule 135-11. Presenters must display extensive TMH training in clinical vitae/bio.
SUPERVISION Apps: Must reference CPCS Code of Ethics and ethics codes/guidelines from ACA, AMHCA, GA Composite Board, and/or NBCC.
Must identify specific supervision content area (i.e. legal/ethical, foundations, methods, specialized/advanced techniques).
NOTE: Until the GA Composite Board decides, webinars are NOT considered “in-person” training, but solely electronically-delivered programs.
Please remember, we don’t make the rules, we just follow them. We appreciate your cooperation.
Please email: LPCAContinuingEducation@gmail.com if you have questions.
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Exclusive benefit for current LPCA members.
LPCA will waive the post approval fee for all Current Members of LPCA with PESI or Cross Country CE certificate requests.
Plan to attend a CE Workshop that meets that GA Composite Board Standards for CEs but does not have a formal CE approval? Fill out the simple one page form before you attend. Reviews are conducted for each application and approval is not guaranteed.
Read the guidelines thoroughly prior to submission.Member Only Application