I am a New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board approved continuing education provider (# 0185741). If you are licensed through another board other than the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board or if you have questions about your licensing board accepting these CE credits then it is recommended that you check with that board to ensure proper CE acceptance. Unless otherwise noted, these seminars are presented by Stephen Ratcliff, MA, LPCC (# 0144871). Some of the trainings I offer are hosted by Highlands University. In these cases, Highlands will offer CE credits through their provider licensure.

If interested in attending one of the seminars listed below, please note that RSVP is required and that space is at times limited. If interested in attending one of this professional trainings, please feel free to Email me or call me at (505) 504-5449.

Upcoming CE Seminars

  • Clinical Psychotherapy Ethics:
    December 13, 2019 9am - 4:30pm

    Albuquerque, NM
    6 continuing education credits
    This workshop will discuss relevant recent legal malpractice concerns, ethical code revisions, changes in federal laws, technological ethical concerns, and shifts in the field of psychotherapy to help the practitioner keep up with the rapidly evolving trends in clinical ethics. The first part of this presentation will cover general topics in malpractice and technology ethics. The afternoon will consist of democratically chosen electives including topics such as: HIPAA revisions, suicide / self harm, dual relationships, outcomes measures, and more!

    Please contact Highlands if you are interested in RSVPing for this course.

  • Starting a Private Practice:
    February 7, 2020 9am - 4:30pm

    Rio Rancho, NM
    6 continuing education credits
    This workshop will briefly go over the core action steps, clinical concerns, and ethical concerns in starting a private practice. Participants are encouraged to bring their computers for this highly practice focused course.

    Please contact Highlands if you are interested in RSVPing for this course.

  • Cultural Competence in working with Consensually Nonmonogamous Clients:
    TBD

    Conference - Albuquerque, NM
    1 continuing education credit
    This training will review relevant research regarding consensual nonmonogamy (CNM) including prevalence, a brief definition of types of CNM, and cultural competence considerations for clinicians treating CNM clientele. Specific focus will be given to working with CNM couples.

  • Cultural Sensitivity in working with Sexual and Gender Minority Clients:
    April 8, 2020 9a - 1p

    Albuquerque, NM
    3.5 Cultural continuing education credits
    This workshop will discuss cultural sensitivity concerns when working with LGBTQ+ clients, nonmonogamous clients, kinky clients, or other clients in sexual and gender minority populations.

    Please contact Highlands if you are interested in RSVPing for this course.

  • Technology Safety and Ethics:
    April 8, 2020 9a - 1p

    Rio Rancho, NM
    3.5 Ethics continuing education credits
    This workshop will discuss practical steps for technology safety as a clinician. Focus will be on psychotherapy providers and topics will include securing your device, your communications, telehealth, and online presence security.

    Please contact Highlands if you are interested in RSVPing for this course.