Continuing Education

LMSWs and LCSWs -Parsons Child and Family Center, a member agency of Northern Rivers Family Services, is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers. #0017

LMHCs -Parsons Child and Family Center, a member agency of Northern Rivers Family Services, is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors.  #MHC-0022

Below is a schedule of approved courses that are available for continuing education hours. All trainings are also available to Non Licensed Professionals for the same fee. 

Refunds of continuing education fees will only be made if the registrant cancels their registration a minimum of 48 hours prior to the training event.  A $10 cancellation fee will be incurred on the cancelation. Cancellations made later than 48 hours prior to the training will not be eligible for a refund. 

Print and mail form for PO and Check payments. For training descriptions and/or credit card payments click on the name of the training.

If you have any questions, please contact Sheila Frank at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Training Schedule

All trainings are also available to Non Licensed Professionals for the same fee. When registering just leave the Licence Type and Licence Number Fields blank.

Northern Rivers 60 Academy Road campus is embarking on an ambitious construction project which will impact parking on the campus. We are moving the location of all our trainings temporarily starting May 2019. Please click on the training link associated with the training for location information. 

We will be offering new trainings beginning September 2019. Please check back shortly to see our updated offerings.

July 2019

Suicide Awareness, Prevention, Screening, & Treatment
July 16, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $65, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Effectively Working With & Advocating for LGBTQ Youth
July 23, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $65, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

safeTALK -This training is not approved for LMHC Continuing Education.
July 25, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $30, the fee is for 3 continuing education hours. If you do not require continuing education credit for SafeTALK Training there is small fee of only $10.   Please click here to register without CEU credit.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
July 30 & 31, 2019- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Registration fee is $75, this fee is for 14 continuing education hours. Participants must attend both days in order to receive any CEUs. The series will be offered more than once a year, but participants may only receive continuing education hours once for the completion of the 2 day workshop. 

August 2019

Motivational Interviewing
August 13, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration fee is $80 which includes 7 continuing education hours.

Child and Adolescent Development -This training is not approved for LMHC Continuing Education.
August 22, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $65, which includes 6 continuing education hours.  

September 2019

Acknowledging and Overcoming Implicit Bias
September 6, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $65, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Teen Intervene
September 9, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $75, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Understanding the Culture of Poverty
September 13, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Effectively Working With & Advocating for LGBTQ Youth
September 19, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $65, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

The Role of Attachment In Grief and Loss
September 20, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $65, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
September 25 & 26, 2019- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Registration fee is $75, this fee is for 14 continuing education hours. Participants must attend both days in order to receive any CEUs. The series will be offered more than once a year, but participants may only receive continuing education hours once for the completion of the 2 day workshop. 

Permanency in the Child Welfare System
September 27, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Working With School Anxiety and Advoidance
September 27, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

October 2019

Couples and Family Counseling
October 4, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Eating Disorders
October 4, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $30, which includes 3 continuing educations hours.

safeTALK -This training is not approved for LMHC Continuing Education.
October 7, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $30, the fee is for 3 continuing education hours. If you do not require continuing education credit for SafeTALK Training there is small fee of only $10.   Please click here to register without CEU credit.

Safety & Awareness
October 8, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $70, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Understand and Effectively Engaging Different Ethnic Groups
October 11, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Change Readiness/Adapting to Change
October 18, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Working With Adult Clients
October 18, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Suicide Awareness, Prevention, Screening, & Treatment
October 22, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $65, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Caring for Children Who Have Experienced Trauma -This training is not approved for LMHC Continuing Education.
October 23 & 24, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. (each day) Registration fee is $110, which includes 10 continuing education hours. (Must attend both days)

Child and Adolescent Development -This training is not approved for LMHC Continuing Education.
October 29, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $65, which includes 6 continuing education hours.  

November 2019

Working With Children 0-5
November 1, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hours. 

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
November 5 & 6, 2019- 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day. Registration fee is $75, which includes 14 continuing education hours. Participants must attend both days in order to receive any CEUs. The series will be offered more than once a year, but participants may only receive continuing education hours once for the completion of the 2 day workshop. 

ACE's, Trauma and Brain Development
November 8, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $65 which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Motivational Interviewing
November 14, 2019 - 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Registration fee is $80 which includes 7 continuing education hours.

Safety in Community Practice and Service Provision
November 22, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration fee is $55, which includes 5 continuing education hours.

December 2019  

Teen Intervene
December 2, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $75, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Effectively Working With & Advocating for LGBTQ Youth
December 4, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $65, which includes 6 continuing education hours.

Autism Spectrum Disorder
December 6, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hours.

Personality Disorders
December 6, 2019 - 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration fee is $35, which includes 3 continuing education hours.


Refund Policy:
Refunds of continuing education fees will only be made if the registrant cancels their registration a minimum of 48 hours prior to the training event.  A $10 cancellation fee will be incurred on the cancelation. Cancellations made later than 48 hours prior to the training will not be eligible for a refund. 
In the event a training is cancelled by Parsons Child and Family Center, all fees paid for continuing education hours will be refunded in full.
Parsons Child and Family Center SW CPE is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0017.
Parsons Child and Family Center, a member agency of Northern Rivers Family Services, is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for Licensed Mental Health Counselors.  #MHC-0022