Upcoming Seminars

DATE(S)LOCATIONPRESENTER(S)
  9/23/18 Las Cruces, NM Al Galves, Ph.D. 
  9/26/18 Las Cruces, NM Al Galves, Ph.D. 

Course Information

Mental Illness, Mental Health and Mental Wellness: A More Hopeful Perspective

Course Date Titles:

  • April 4: What is Mental Illness and What is Good Treatment for It?
  • April 11: How Does Psychotherapy Work
  • April 18: Schizophrenia: What It is and What is Good Treatment?
  • April 25: Four Steps to Mental Wellness
  • May 2: Three More Steps to Mental Wellness

For more information about presenter, www.algalves.com

 

Presenter

Dr. Galves received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from The Union Institute in 1997 and became a licensed psychologist in Colorado in 2001 and in New Mexico in 2015. He has provided psychotherapy to children, adolescents, adults, couples and groups in mental health clinics, community health clinics and public schools.

He has been a patient as well as a therapist. He first went into therapy at the age of 25 in the throes of severe depression. Since then, he has been graced with the help of ten different therapists and has learned valuable lessons from a personal growth program and numerous training programs.

He has a Bachelor's Degree in Government from Cornell University, a Master of Government Administration Degree from the University of Pennsylvania and has worked as a local government administrator, organization development consultant, college instructor, gerontologist, actor and singer.

He lives in Las Cruces, New Mexico with his wife Nancy. His son Andrew is an actor living in Los Angeles with wife Kelli, daughter Maureen and son Lex. Daughter Becca works at New Mexico State University and lives in Las Cruces with her daughter Aurora.

 
 

Continuing Education

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. Certificates available after satisfactory course completion at www.ceuregistration.com

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. 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, 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 Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. Approval Period: April 15, 2018-April 15, 2021. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers will receive 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 of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0006. 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 specifically 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 and MFTs.
IL: Illinois Dept. 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 CCAPP, Provider #4N-00-434-0220 for 1.5 CEHs. CCAPP 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 3/31/2019.  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.

Cosponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars, P.O. Box 14473, Santa Rosa, CA 95402

Disability Access - If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 30 days Or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often And while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, 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.