AAMFT-CA Certification Programs

LGBT-Affirmative Psychotherapy Online Certification Program

Presented by AAMFT-CA

This 32-CE hour certification is a remarkable training and continuing education opportunity for statewide clinicians of all licensure and for the profession as a whole.  We believe that it will be a vital service to both clinicians and those we serve. It consists of a basic text: Affirmative Psychotherapy and Counseling for Lesbians and Gay Men – Jeffrey N. Chernin and Melissa R. Johnson.  25% off if purchased through Sage Publications (purchased separately), task force reports, journal articles, case studies, original streaming video, and material written exclusively for this curriculum. The 32-hour CE certification is self-paced.

Contributors Include:

Organizations:

  • AAMFT: American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • AAMFT-CA: American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy – California Division
  • APA: American Psychological Association
  • Center for American Progress
  • Gaylesta: The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Psychotherapy Association
  • Family Equality Council
  • Gay Couples Institute
    • Salvatore Garanzini LMFT
  • Gay & Lesbian Medical Association
  • Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Center
    • Mary Case CDVC
  • Los Angeles Gender Center
    • Marie Keller LMFT
    • Elise Turen PhD
    • Susan Landon LMFT
  • Movement Advance Project
  • Narrative Couples Center
    • Charley Lang LMFT
  • National Resource on Domestic Violence
  • The Relational Center
    • Mark Fairfield LCSW
    • Laura Laurent-Varava MFTI
    • Jessica Weissbuch MFTI

Individuals:

  • Beverly Berg PhD, LMFT
  • Theodore Burnes PhD
  • Benjamin E. Caldwell, PsyD
  • Jeffrey Chernin PhD, LMFT & Melissa Johnson PhD
  • James Guay LMFT
  • Jacqueline Hudak PhD & Shawn V. Giammattei PhD
  • Keely Kolmes Psy D.
  • Michael Liberatore  LMFT
  • Christi McGeorge PhD LMFT & Thomas Stone Carlson PhD, LMFT
  • Lucy Rimalower LMFT & Caren Caty PhD
  • Rebecca Silverstein LMFT & Barry Bastian, LMFT
  • Geri Weitzman PhD

And clinicians and clients from throughout California.

Ralph Bruneau PhD, LMFT & Rebecca Silverstein LMFT, Eds.

COST: $ 250.00 AAMFT Members/ $ 300.00 Non-AAMFT Members
(Note:  for discount member code, please login to Members Only section, Certification)

*Text sold separately

Coupon Code for Members Only: AAMFTSAVE50
To register click here

Please note:  Although there is CE assignment indicated throughout the elements of the course, no partial credit will be awarded for the curriculum. All elements need to be completed for CEs to be awarded and the certification completed.

Substance Use Disorders Online Certification Program

Presented By AAMFT-CA and The MATRIX Institute

This 20-hour CE Curriculum consists of a basic text: Treating Alcohol and Drug Problems in Psychotherapy Practice: Doing What Works – Arnold M. Washton & Joan E. Zweben (purchased separately) and seven hours of original streaming video content.

Presenters and topics include:

  • Sam Minsky LMFT, national trainer for the Matrix Institute on Addictions discusses substance abuse and the therapeutic environment. 2 CE hours
  • Addiction Psychiatrist, Dr Karen Miotto, Director of the UCLA Medicine Service discusses drugs of abuse, in particular their effects and pharmacology. 2 CE hours
  • Addiction Psychiatrist, Dr Karen Miotto, Director of the UCLA Medicine Service discusses drugs of abuse, in particular the cannabiniods, stimulants, and opiates. 2 CE hours
  • Ahndrea Weiner LMFT, a Director at the Matrix Institute on Addictions, discusses different levels of care in substance abuse treatment. 2 CE hours
  • Jeanne Obert MFT MSM, Executive Director and a founder of the Matrix Institute, discusses evidence-based treatment for Substance Use Disorders. 2 CE hours
  • Ahndrea Weiner MFT, a Director at the Matrix Institute, examines Self Help Recovery Groups. Her presentation is followed by a panel of people speaking to their recovery processes (AA, Al-Anon, SMART). 2 CE hours
  • Katheryn Whittaker LMFT, Clinical Services Director for the Matrix Institute, addresses addiction treatment for special populations: Women, criminal justice, LGBT, adolescents, and co-occurring disorders. 2 CE hours

COST: $250.00 AAMFT Members, $300.00 Non-AAMFT Members

*Text sold separately

Coupon Code for Members Only: AAMFTSAVE50
To register click here

Please note:  Although there is CE assignment indicated throughout the elements of the course, no partial credit will be awarded for the curriculum. All elements need to be completed for CEs to be awarded and the certification completed.