Professional Development

CFR is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists and other mental health professionals whose state licensing boards recognize CE credit provided by APA-approved sponsors.*

CFR is an approved provider with the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT).

Upcoming Workshops

Sex and Disability: Using the Social Model, LGBTQIA+ Affirmative Therapy, and Sex Therapy for Gender Minorities with Disabilities

Lee Phillips, EdD, LICSW, LCSW-C, LCSW, CSAC, CST, CSCTT (he/they)
Tuesday, October 4 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
3 APA and AASECT credits

Clinical Collaboration with Psychiatry

Jane Summers, MD (she/her)
Wednesday, October 19 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm ET
3 CE Credits

Suicide Prevention & Ethics

1 Day Opportunity to Fulfill CE Requirements for Licensure! – Register for One or Both Workshops!

Youth Suicide and COVID-19: Prevalence, Assessment, and Care Planning
Yesenia A. Marroquin, PhD (she/her)
Thursday, October 27 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am ET
2 CE Credits  

Ethical Considerations for Navigating Values Differences with Clients
Alexis W. V. Bové, MS, JD, LMFT (she/her)
Thursday, October 27 from  12:00 pm to 3:00 pm ET
3 CE Credits

Introduction to Disability Inclusion for Therapists

Sarah Clark, LMFT, LMHC, CRC, CVRT (she/her)
Tuesday, November 1 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm ET
3 CE Credits

Sex after Loss: Reclaiming an Intimate Space After Perinatal Death  – AASECT and APA CEUs

Dvora Entin, LCSW, PMH-C (she/her)
Monday, November 7 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am EST
3 APA and AASECT credits

Systemic Approaches to Supporting Families in This Moment

Laurel Roe, MSCHR, LMFT (she/her)
Monday, November 14 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
3 CE Credits

From Mammy to Megan: Anti-Black Sexual Troupes and the Nuances of Fetishism and Objectification for Sex Positive Professionals  – 3 APA and AASECT credits

Shanae Adams, PhD(c) LPC, NCC, CIGT (she/they)
Monday, December 12 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
3 APA and AASECT credits

The Womyn of the Stonewall Generation: Queering the Lens on Sex and Aging – 3 APA and AASECT credits

Jane Fleishman, PhD, MEd, MS (she/her)
James C. Wadley, MBA, Ph.D, L.P.C., ACS, NCC, IMHF, CST-S (he/his)
Monday, January 26, 2023 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
3 APA and AASECT credits

Common Sexual Concerns Impacting AFAB (Assigned Female at Birth) People with Vulvas – AASECT and APA CEUs

Mia Fine, PhD, LMFT, CST, CSE (They/She)
Friday, March 24, 2023 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm ET
3 APA and AASECT credits

F Sexual Shame!  Building Sexual Confidence and Confronting Sexual Shame – APA and AASECT CEs

Jackie Golob, MS, LPCC (She/Hers)
Thursday, April 27, 2023 from 01:00 PM EDT – 04:00 PM EDT
3 APA and AASECT credits

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Workshop Recommendations

CFR strives to provide relevant and stimulating training for mental health professionals and is open to suggestions for workshop topics and presenters. Share your recommendations with Professional Development Manager, Abby Bronstein MSW, MFT, LCSW.

“I’ve been going to the Council for my CEUs and the topics are always relevant, informative, thought provoking, and they really help me feel grounded in the advances in clinical work. I thoroughly enjoy the 30 hours I spend there every two years!”

Kehindi Solanke

Director of Clinical Management, Community Behavioral Health, City of Philadelphia

Attendance Policy

In order to receive APA credits, attendance must be verified at the end of a workshop. Failure to do so within the designated time will result in a $25 fee to receive your certificate at a later date.

Our workshops are intimate and active participation is expected. All attendees should keep their camera on for the duration of the workshop. If you have questions or require accommodations, please contact Professional Development Manager, Abby Bronstein MSW, MFT, LCSW.

Refund Policy

A full refund and/or credit towards a future workshop or conference is available up to one week prior to the scheduled date of the training, subject to a $10 administrative fee.

All online workshops are currently synchronous and require attendance at the scheduled date and time. Individuals who register for an online workshop and are unable to attend may request a refund or credit towards a future workshop within the previously stated timeframe.

Council for Relationships reserves the right to refuse any refund requests outside of the specified time period.

Please forward any refund requests, including your full information, to Professional Development Manager, Abby Bronstein MSW, MFT, LCSW.

*The following entities accept continuing education credits provided by APA-approved sponsors: the Pennsylvania State Board of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors; the New Jersey State Board of Marriage and Family Examiners; the Delaware State Board of Professional Counselors of Mental Health and Chemical Dependency Professionals; the Delaware State Board of Social Work Examiners. Clinicians licensed in other states should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval.

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