Current Listing of Free CE Courses

The following courses are now available free with NAPPP membership. CE credit is provided by NAPPP. The National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers is an approved sponsor of continuing education by the American Psychological Association. The National Alliance of Professional Psychology Providers maintains responsibility for all programs and its contents. Many states require specific courses for licensure and license renewal. NAPPP courses are designed to meet these requirements. However, members should check with their state statutes to determine specific CE requirements.

  • THE PSYCHOLOGY OF WORKPLACE VIOLENCE: 4 CE Credit Hours This course examines the motivation behind violent crimes from a Focus Theory perspective. Describes two major types of violent crime with very different motivation and goals. Shows that workplace violence, domestic violence, political assassination, school related violence, and terrorist activities, are all similarly related. Five stages of violence are examined, several landmark cases are presented, along with the essentials of a case work-up from a Focus theory/risk factor perspective, and an example case report. Both experienced clinicians and those new to the field will find considerable useful information in regard to dealing with perpetrators of non-object focused violence.
  • Introduction To Lifestyle Medicine: 6 CE credit Hours This course provides a foundation of theoretical and practical knowledge and skills, as well as an opportunity to plan strategies and practice techniques for assisting patients with positive health behavior changes through lifestyle changes.
  • Introduction To Behavioral Health Consulting: 6 CE credit hours This course is an introduction to how clinical psychologists can learn about practice as behavioral health consultants. Reasons for integrating psychology into medical venues are discussed along with treatment models and the different aspects of practice in these settings.
  • Issues in Substance Abuse: 6 CE credit hours This CE course is designed to give a basic understanding of diagnosing and treating patients with substance abuse problems. Primarily, the course focuses on alcohol abuse But does give coverage to the abuse of other substances including prescription drugs.
  • Refersher Course On Evaluating and Preventing Suicide: 6 CE credit hours Refresher course that is being mandated in many jurisdictions for initial licensing and renewal.
  • Treatment of Narcissistic Personality Disorder: 6 CE credit hours This course looks at diagnostic and treatment of narcissistic personality disorder (NPD). Relevant research is reviewed along with signs and symptoms, prevalence, characteristics, subtypes, comorbidity, and treatment options. This treatment-focused course will help you learn the skills to successfully work with, and manage, the NPD patient.
  • Pharmacotherapeutics: 10 CE credit hours This course presents the integration of the principles of psychology in the application of pharmacological agents in the alleviation of mental health concerns.
  • Neuropsychological Evaluations: 10 CE credit hours This course will take you through the selection, administration and integration of neuropsychological data into a comprehensive report. Sample report included.
  • Custody Evaluations: 12 CE credit hours This is a complete course on the major issues confronting psychologists in doing custody evaluations. It contains all the presentations from the Broken Family Court Conference that was sponsored by The Cummings Foundation and NAPPP.
  • Domestic Violence - Treatment and Assessment: 10 CE credit hours This program reviews the assessment and treatment of domestic violence. Discussion of group and individual treatment is included.
  • Ethics & Risk Management: 10 CE credit hours This course that discusses the newest issues facing psychologists ethically. A thorough discussion of prescription privileges and pharmacopsychology ethics is included. This course qualifies for an additional 10% reduction in liability insurance cost by NAPPP insurer.
  • Physiology For Psychologists: 10 CE credit hours Upon successfully completing the course, psychologists will achieve a basic understanding of critical concepts in human physiology, including being aware of indications for referral to other health care providers for treatment and interrelationships between organs/systems, psychopharmacology, and psychopathology.
  • Interpreting Blood Panels: 6 CE credit hours As clinical practice has become more medicalized, it is important for psychologists to have a general knowledge about the content and interpretation contained in routine blood panels.
  • Issues In Postpartum Disorders: 10 CE credit hours A review of the evaluation and diagnosis of postpartum disorders. A review of the relevant literature is included.
  • Doing Pre-Marital Counseling: 10 CE credit hours Dr. Sandra Levy Ceren details how to do pre-marital counseling. This course is built upon Dr. Ceren's many years of experience and is replete with case studies.
  • Mastering Medical Terminology For Psychologists: 10 CE credit hours This course is designed for psychologists who want to learn and master medical terminology. Since collaboration is so ubiquitous in clinical practice, this course will allow clinician's to communicate effectively with medical practitioners. A must for clinicians who regularly work with medical practitioners.
  • Caring For The Elderly: 10 CE credit hours This course is a basic course designed for psychologists who want to learn Additional skills related to diagnosing and treating the elderly patient. Particular attention is devoted to dementias.
  • Ethics II: 6 CE Credit hours This course is a 6 unit course for those psychologists who do not require the more extensive 10 unit course. Designed for BOP licensing and renewal.
  • Introduction To Medical Psychology: 10 CE Credit hours This course is a basic course in medical psychology for psychologists. Reading materials focus on the understanding and treatment of diseases and illnesses that psychologists can treat.
  • Primary Care Psychology: 10 CE Credit hours This course is an introduction to how clinical psychology is practiced in a primary care setting. Reasons for integrating psychology into primary care are discussed along with treatment models and the different aspects of practice in a primary care setting.
  • Forensic Practice: 10 CE Credit hours This course is an introduction to the practice of forensic psychology for psychologists who want to expand their services into this area of practice. Topics include psychological evaluations for the court (child custody; competency; insanity), psychological factors in eyewitness testimony, trial consultation, and criminal investigation.
  • Clinical Supervision: 6 CE Credit hours Clinical supervision is the foundational educational experience to acquire clinical skills. Most states now require that supervisors receive specific training in this important role. Clinical supervision, while appearing on the surface to be similar to psychotherapy and counseling, is a different relationship with unique qualities and characteristics that set it apart. It requires the development of new knowledge and expertise. Ethically and legally, supervisors are responsible for patient care as well as the training and development of their supervisees. Supervision becomes a balancing act between the needs of the patient population and the needs of the supervisee. This course will help you do your job better and give you skills to rely on in your supervision of interns.
  • Neurology For Psychologists: 10 CE Credit hours This course is designed to introduce clinical and neuropsychologists to basic neurological practice. It provides participants with a thorough understanding of the structure of the nervous system. Students will learn how to identify important structures and their functions. Topics include: performing a competent neurological work-up, basic description and components of typical neurological disorders, behavioral neurology, muscle disorders, sensory disorders, and ethical issues in practice.
  • Entrepreneurship For Psychologists: 10 CE credit hours This is an introductory course for psychologists who want to expand their knowledge about the opportunities and benefits of becoming an entrepreneur in mental health. With the new Affordable Care Act now law, there are many opportunities for psychologists if we can learn the concepts and success behind entrepreneurship. This is what has been missing from graduate psychology education.
  • Crisis Management Intervention Training and Consulting: 10 CE credit hours This course is designed for clinical psychologists who want to develop a significant and workable knowledge base to provide crisis management consulting services to municipalities and private organizations. It will also serve the function of providing practitioners with a good knowledge base to understanding crisis management interventions.
  • Mood Disorders: 10 CE credit hours Mood disorders are among the most prevalent, recurrent,and disabling of all illnesses. This course examines the important issues in understanding and treating mood disorders.
  • Forensic Evaluations: 10 CE credit hours Introduction to the field of forensic evaluation. Focus is on assessment,methods, psychometrics, report design and samples and a survey of frequently used objective and projective measures. Ethical standards and evaluations with special populations are covered.