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Experience an AATBS Continuing Education course and earn CE Credit - for free!

 

Did you know that AATBS offers multiple CE Courses for free?  

These courses are approved by national boards including the APA, ASWB, NBCC, BACB and more (approvals vary by licensure), cover exciting and relevant topics, and provide CE credit for free!  These courses will offer you with the opportunity to experience the high quality of AATBS Continuing Education courses at no cost to you.

Find courses for your licensure below:

Psychology Free CE Courses

Social Work Free CE Courses

MFT Free CE Courses

Counseling Free CE Courses

BCBA Free CE Course

Free CE Course Spotlight: Head, Heart, and Gut in Decision Making

Recent literature supports the idea that decision-making involves cognition, emotion, and intuition. The purpose of this course is to review the evidence for a three-factor model of head, heart, and gut aspects of cognition in decision making and to report on a designed and validated instrument that measures the aforementioned aspects. Researchers found that 52% of respondents were not able to accurately predict their head, heart, or gut decision-preference. The benefit of specifying the source of the decision-making activity to the head, heart, or gut enables skilled professionals to work specifically with individuals to gain a deeper awareness and understanding of their cognitions as a whole. 

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Are You Caught Up on the New BBS Laws for 2023?

Telehealth Training 

On or after July 1, 2023, applicants for licensure and current licensees (before their first renewal after January 1, 2023) are required to complete three (3) hours of training or coursework in the provision of mental health services via telehealth.  For more information visit the BBS FAQs.

Continuing Education in Law & Ethics for Registered Associates

Effective January 1, 2023, the BBS will require registered associates to complete a minimum of three (3) hours of CE on law and ethics during each registered associate's renewal period (annually) regardless of whether they have passed the California Law & Ethics exam.  For more information visit the BBS FAQs.

12-Hour L&E Course No Longer Required  

Effective January 1, 2023, registered associates who have failed the California law and ethics examination no longer need to take a 12-hour course in California law and ethics in order to take the exam again in their next renewal period.  For more information visit the BBS FAQs.

Free CE Course Spotlight: Ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Psychiatry, Psychology, and Psychotherapy

Artificial intelligence (AI) has many applications to mental health treatments. Outcomes for use of AI in mental health treatment are promising. The authors performed an analysis of ethical and social considerations in the use of AI in psychiatry, psychology, and psychotherapy. Major themes identified were anticipated benefits of AI; harm prevention and data ethics; lack of guidance on development, integration, and training; and potential for misuse. Challenges in applications included risk assessment, referrals, and supervision; respecting patient autonomy; uniqueness of human interactions; ethical issues with algorithms; and long-term effects. The authors review potential long-term implications of AI for mental health services and provide recommendations for developing ethical guidelines related to AI in mental health treatment.

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