Are Continuing Education Credit Hours offered for Natural Processing Trainings?
28 Continuing Education credit hours for each of the trainings, NP Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 for professional licenses listed below.
EMDRIA has approved 24 CE Hours for NP 1, "Integrating Somatic Psychotherapy with EMDR Therapy"
Parts 1, 2, 3 and 4 of Natural Processing Trainings:
28 Continuing Education credit hours for NP Part 1 is awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following professions:
Psychologists: Commonwealth Educational Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education credit programs. Commonwealth Educational Seminars maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Psychologists receive 28.0 hours of continuing education credit upon completing this program.
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to grant continuing education credit hours for LCPCs/LMHCs in the following states: AZ, AK, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY. CES maintains responsibility for this program. LMFT's completing the program will receive 28.0 continuing education hours of credit.
Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors/Licensed Mental Health Counselors: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is entitled to grant continuing education credit for LCPCs/LMHCs in the following states: AZ, AL, CA, CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, ME, MA, MO, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NC, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WI, WY. CES maintains responsibility for this program. LCPCs/LMHCs completing the program will receive 28.0 continuing education hours of credit.
Social Workers: Natural Processing Trainings, provider #1382, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org., through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Natural Processing Trainings maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 9/29/2016-9/29/2019. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 28 continuing education clock hours for each 4-day training part.
CA LMFT's, LCSW's, and LPCC's: NP Parts 1, 2 , 3, and 4 meet the qualifications for 28 continuing education credit hours for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the CA Marriage & Family Therapy Continuing Education Provider Approval.
Natural Processing Trainings is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (CEPA Provider #004436) to sponsor continuing education for LMFT's, LCSW's, and LPCC's. Natural Processing Trainings maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.
CE Credit Hours are not counted for lunch time and other breaks, per governing body regulations.
Are CE credit hours offered for online trainings?
We are currently in the process of applying for CE credit hours for online trainings.
When are certificates of completion awarded for the trainings?
For live and in-person trainings, certificates are given at the end of the last day of training, after final evaluations are completed. Participants must complete the entire training to receive certificates. No partial certificates are awarded.
Is prior EMDR training required for the “Integrating Somatic Psychotherapy with EMDR” trainings?
Yes, you must be previously trained in EMDR, at this point.
Is prior NP training required to participate in consultation groups?
Is prior NP training required to participate in or purchase webinars?
No. Online live and recorded webinar trainings are open to anyone.
Why are the onsite trainings limited to 27-36 participants?
These trainings are smaller to create a more intimate learning experience. It can be challenging to experience and learn process-oriented therapy, so we establish an interactive group, with personal feedback and discussion. The practicum sessions give a rich environment to experiment with new ways of working. Processing the practicums helps participants to integrate what they are learning, as observers, clients, and therapists.
Full refunds, minus a $50 handling charge, are given until 14 days before any onsite training. No refunds are available after that time.
No refunds are offered for online trainings or webinars, as the recordings will be provided and may be viewed at any time.
Natural Processing Trainings will do everything possible to comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) guidelines and regulations. Facilities and programs are accessible to persons with disabilities. If you have a special need and plan to attend a live training, or do an online recorded webinar, please contact Pamela Grant. Please allow as much advance notice as is possible to ensure we have ample opportunity to meet your needs.
Please describe any accommodation required for our trainings by email.
We have participants submit “Daily Feedback Forms” each day of the training, which we collect and read each evening. This helps us to respond to any concerns people have, as well as lets us know what is working well. There is also a more extensive Course Evaluation Form that we ask participants to complete after the final day. We appreciate your feedback, and read all of these carefully.
Any other grievances may be addressed by contacting Craig Penner, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or 805-966-7794. You will receive a response within a week.
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If you have questions or concerns contact (805) 966-7794.
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This document was last updated on May 15, 2016.