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

The Colonization of Sexuality

Anne Mauro, LMFT, DHS, CST, CSE
Tuesday, November 16, 2021
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | 3 CE Credits
Meets AASECT Requirements
Part of Racial Equity in Therapy Initiative

Interpersonal Neurobiology and Brain-Informed Treatment

Jonathan Baylin, PhD
Tuesday, December 7, 2021
9:00 am to 3:00 pm | 5 CE Credits

Building Relationship Across Culture: Using Somatic Therapy to Work with Clients Across Diverse Identities

Tajah Schall, MA, LPC, R-DMT
Thursday, January 13, 2022
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | 3 CE Credits
Part of Racial Equity in Therapy Initiative

Sex Beyond Binaries: Trans Sexualities and Erotic Embodiments

Lucie Fielding, MA, PhD
Tuesday, February 8, 2022
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | 3 CE Credits
Meets AASECT Requirements

The Black Woman and Sexuality: Cultural Humility in Practice

Ruby Bouie Johnson, LCSW, LCDC
Tuesday, March 15, 2022
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm | 3 CE Credits
Meets AASECT Requirements

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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. Fill out the form to share your recommendations with the Professional Development Manager:

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“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 Philadelphias

Attendance Policy

Participants must attest to their attendance of the complete workshop in order to receive CE credit. If attendance is not verified within two weeks of the workshop, participants will be charged an additional $25 to receive their CE certificate.

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 $10.00 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 time frame.

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 Abby Bronstein MSW, MFT, LCSW, Professional Development Manager, at

*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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