Continuing Education

The purpose of the Institute for Professional and Continuing Studies (IPCS) is to provide life-long learning for professionals in the fields of psychology and related behavioral and social sciences. Core values of diversity, innovation, community, and service ground each program. Skilled professionals and experienced scholar-practitioners lead our work in support of the ongoing advancement of psychology locally, nationally, and internationally.

Upcoming Events and Registration

To view and sign up for our upcoming events, please visit our Eventbrite page

Continuing Education Definitions

Continuing Education Credits (CEs) – Psychologists The term “CEs” refers to Continuing Education Credits earned by psychologists. To offer CE for psychologists, programming must follow the criteria established by the American Psychological Association (APA). Most licensing boards accept Continuing Education Credits sponsored by APA; non-psychologists are recommended to consult with their specific state-licensing board to ensure that APA-sponsored CE is accepted.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs) – Counselors, Social Workers, and Marriage and Family Therapists
The term “CEUs” refers to continuing education units earned by mental health disciplines including LCPCs, LCSWs, and MFTs. Programs offering CEUs for LCPCs, LCSWs, and MFTs at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology follow the criteria outlined by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation (IDFPR) and the California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS).

Professional Development Credits (PDCs) – Human Resource Professionals
The term “PDCs” refers to Professional Development Credits earned by Human Resource professionals. To offer PDCs for human resource professionals, programming must follow the criteria outlined by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Continuing Professional Development (CPDs) – School Psychologists
The term “CPDs” refers to Continuing Professional Development credits earned by school psychologists. To offer CPDs for school psychologists, programming must follow the criteria established by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).

Continuing Professional Development Units (CPDUs) - Educators
The term “CPDUs” refers to continuing professional development units earned by educators. Programs offering CPDUs for educators at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology follow the criteria outlined by the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE).

Discounts Offered

Discounts for TCSPP Alumni
Alumni receive a 50% discount for most continuing education events. Ticket prices vary per event. Click on the Eventbrite link above to access upcoming events. Discounts are listed under Ticket Information at the top of an event's registration page.

Discounts for Site Supervisors
Professionals currently supervising a student from The Chicago School of Professional Psychology receive a 50% discount for most continuing education events. Ticket prices vary per event. Click on the Eventbrite link above to access upcoming events. Discounts are listed under Ticket Information at the top of an event's registration page.

Discounts for Community Partners
Professionals and organizations currently working with The Chicago School of Professional Psychology’s Community Partnership office receive a 50% discount for most continuing education events. Ticket prices vary per event. Click on the Eventbrite link above to access upcoming events. Discounts are listed under Ticket Information at the top of an event's registration page.

Discounts for TCSPP Faculty and Staff
Faculty and staff working at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology receive a 50% discount for most continuing education events. Ticket prices vary per event. Click on the Eventbrite link above to access upcoming events. Discounts are listed under Ticket Information at the top of an event's registration page.

Discounts for Students
For most events, students pay a small fee to attend a continuing education program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology. Ticket prices vary per event. Click on the Eventbrite link above to access upcoming events. Discounts are listed under Ticket Information at the top of an event's registration page.

Discounts for Group Registration
Organizations and agencies that would like to register multiple employees for an event should contact [email protected] to request a group registration rate.

 

Questions?

Questions about continuing education programming at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology? Contact the Institute for Professional and Continuing Studies at [email protected] or 312.467.2364.