Online Counseling Continuing Education Training

The Convenience of Continuing Education from the Comfort of Your Home.

Missio Seminary, Graduate School of Counseling, has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP #4562). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Missio Seminary, Graduate School of Counseling is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Each video series below can be viewed and if the following steps are completed, you may receive NBCC approved CE credits. The steps to apply for CE credits are as follows:

  1. Watch the video series.
  2. Click the button and pay for your credits.
  3. Answer at least 7 out of 10 questions correctly on the linked-to quiz.
  4. Complete a short survey.
  5. Save a PDF copy of your personalized certificate that can be printed as needed.

Understanding and Responding to Dissociation

Abstract: In this two-part session (worth 1.5 CE credits), Dr. Langberg, clinical faculty with Missio Seminary and GTRI, examines the experience of dissociation, the process of “leaving” the present, and provides 10 principles for working with clients diagnosed with Dissociative Identity Disorder. Those who complete the video training will be able to:

  1. Identify the signs and symptoms of dissociation
  2. Help others recognize and stop reliving past traumatic experiences
  3. Recognize diagnostic features of Dissociative Identity Disorder
  4. Explore 10 principles and cautions for those working with DID clients
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Narcissism and the System it Breeds

Abstract: Dr. Langberg, clinical faculty with Missio Seminary and GTRI, lectures on the characteristics of narcissistic leaders and the temptations for organizational systems to support them. Those who complete this five-part session (worth 1.5 CE credits) will be able to:

  1. Identify common features of narcissistic leaders and organizations
  2. Examine individual and system vulnerabilities to toxic leadership
  3. Summarize best practices for therapy with narcissistic individuals
  4. Compare leadership style of Jesus Christ and egocentric and demanding church leaders

Making the Church a Safe Place

Abstract: In this two-part session (worth 2 CE credits), Dr. Monroe, Taylor Visiting Professor of Counseling & Psychology at Missio, will explore how faith communities can unintentionally create additional distress for those with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. Those who complete the video training will be able to:

  1. Identify common struggles of trauma survivors in faith communities
  2. Understand the impact of trauma on brain functioning and interpersonal relationships
  3. Recognize the tendency to over-spiritualize invisible wounds
  4. Identify leader, lay, and counselor interventions to improve the church experience of those suffering from PTSD
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