Upcoming Seminars

Course Information

Virtual Premier: Creating LGBTQ-Affirming Agencies

How agencies can provide a safe space by encouraging staff to express themselves while also affirming others.
 

Speakers

Traci Tippett works closely with the Children’s Bureau (CB) and other experts to shape and implement the national agendas for the Capacity Building Center for States’ lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and/or questioning (LGBTQ) and workforce development priority areas. She also co-leads the State-Tribal topics priority area. One of Tippett's primary responsibilities is helping States and territories build capacity through the development and management of projects, products, and constituency groups. A former national child welfare consultant, trainer, curriculum developer, and clinician, Tippett has 24 years of child welfare experience and specializes in adoption, LGBTQ, foster care, trauma, and attachment issues.
Karey Scheyd, M.P.A., is a nonprofit management consultant with particular expertise in foster care, adoption, and LGBTQ services. She began her career as a home developer for a private New York City foster care agency and later served as the deputy director of foster and adoptive parent recruitment for NYC’s Administration for Children’s Services. A resident of Austin, TX, since 2007, she was the director of organization development and improvement for a small business services company and has provided consultation, training, program development, and curriculum development to organizations across the country.

This event is cosponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars

Satisfactory Completion
Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, and signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit is not available.

Psychologists
R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. Up to 1.5 CE hours.

Psychoanalysts
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts. #P-0005. (1.5) clock hours.

Social Workers
R. Cassidy Seminars, Approved Continuing Education (ACE) provider #1082, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org, through the ACE Program. Approval Period: April 15, 2015 - April 15, 2018. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive up to 1.5 continuing education clock hours in participating in this course.
CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider (#0006) of continuing education for licensed social workers. This program is approved for 1.5 contact hours.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for 1.5 clock hours, #RCST110701.

Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists
CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.
Other States: If your State is not listed, nearly all State Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval or are reciprocal with other State licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes counselors.
IL: Illinois Department of Professional Regulation Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141. 1.5 hours.
NY-LMHCs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0015. (1.5) contact hours. 
NY-LMFTs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0011. (1.5) contact hours.
OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for 1.5 clock hours, #RCST110701.
TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists.  1.5 credit hours. Provider #151.

Creative Arts Therapists
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists. #CAT-0005. (1.5) contact hours.

Chemical Dependency Counselors
CA: Provider approved by CFAAP/CAADAC, Provider #4N-00-434-0218 for 1.5 CEHs. CAADAC is an ICRC member which has reciprocity with most ICRC member states.
TX: Provider approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider No. 1749-06, 1.5 hours general, Expires 3/31/2017.  Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 1005 Congress Avenue, Ste. 460, Austin, Texas 78701, Fax Number (512) 476-7297.  

Educators
TX: R. Cassidy Seminars is an approved provider with the Texas Education Agency, CPE# 501456. This course is 1.5 CE Hours.

Nurses
CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP12224, for 1.5 contact hours. Many states have reciprocity with other boards. Check with your board to be sure. New Mexico is reciprocal.

Disability Access: If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 10 days or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

Please Note: Licensing boards change regulations often. We attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes; however, if you have questions or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.