Professional Development

Council for Relationships offers continuing education (CE) workshops throughout the year for mental health professionals including psychologists, counselors, social workers, marriage and family therapists, sex therapists, and clergy in the Greater Philadelphia region. All of our workshops are being held online via Zoom Videoconferencing until further notice.

  • We are 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.*
  • We are also an approved provider with the American Association of Sexuality Educators, Counselors, and Therapists (AASECT).

*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.

Kink in Practice, Theory, and Color: Intersections of Sex Positive Kink for Clinicians
Shanae Adams, MA, LPCC, NCC, CIGT
Tuesday, May 11, 2021 - 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm | 3 CE Credits*
*Meets AASECT requirements
Details & Registration
Whiteness and Counseling: Examining the Invisible
DeVon S. Jackson, MS &
Krista M. Malott, LPC, PhD
Tuesday, June 1, 2021 - 9:00 am to 11:00 am | 2 CE Credits*
*Meets AASECT requirements
Details & Registration
Understanding Military Culture and Behavioral Health Treatment for Active Military/Veterans and Family Members
Nancy Isserman, MSW, PhD &
Will Barnes, DMin, MFT
Tuesdays, June 1, June 8, June 15, 2021 - 9:00 am to 1:00 pm and
Tuesday, June 22, 2021 - 9:00 am to 12:00 pm | 15 CE Credits
Details & Registration
The Residual Effects of Slavery: Implications for Training and Clinical Practice
Erica Wilkins, PhD, LMFT
Thursday, June 17, 2021 - 9:00 am to 3:00pm | 6 CE Credits
Details & Registration

Presenter Inquiry Do you have experience providing trainings that are informative, stimulating, and relevant to post-doctoral psychologists and other licensed mental health professionals? Are you looking for opportunities to share your knowledge and expertise with a broad and diverse professional network? If so, we’d love to hear from you! Please send an email inquiry to Abby Bronstein MSW, MFT, LCSW, Professional Development Manager, at In your email, please include the following details:

  • Name and credentials
  • Contact information (email, phone)
  • Proposed topic(s)
  • A copy of your CV demonstrating your relevant experience and expertise
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