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Counseling and Behavioral Health

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Current modules

Overview of Alcohol Use and Addiction
Registration Fee: $25
Where: Online, Self-Paced

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Deconstructing Bias and Stigma in Addiction
Registration Fee: $25
Where: Online, Self-Paced

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Opioid Epidemic
Registration Fee: $25
Where: Online, Self-Paced

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If you would like to pay for the entire program at once, contact us for assistance at: ocpe@vcu.edu

Interested in learning more?

Visit the VCU College of Health Professions - Rehabilitation Counseling webpage for information on degree and advanced certificate programs.

Continuing Education Program

Who are we

Our team consists of VCU faculty and alumni from the Department of Rehabilitation Counseling in the College of Health Professions (ranked 4th among masters level rehabilitation and mental health counseling training programs in the nation by U.S. News & World Report), as well as other dedicated rehabilitation, mental health and addiction professionals from the Greater Richmond community. Together, these experienced professionals have compiled recent translational research and focused content into a wide selection of offerings to bolster your continuing education as behavioral health professionals.

This continuing education activity is accepted by the Virginia Board of Counseling through VCU affiliation.

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Target audience

The Virginia Board of Counseling maintains annual continuing education requirements for the following groups. The continuing education modules offered through VCU are specifically targeted toward professionals working in these capacities, but are also open to professionals in the law enforcement, education and health care fields; some may be appropriate for families and community members.

The Virginia Department of Health Professions Board of Counseling has varying requirements for continuing education for the groups listed above. In some circumstances, the number of required hours of continuing education increased from previous iterations of board policy.

If you have questions about your professional competency requirements visit, https://www.dhp.virginia.gov/counseling/counseling_faq.htm

How the program works

All of the continuing education modules are geared toward professional areas of interest and trending topics in the behavioral health field. The format is designed with flexible and convenient learning options in mind.


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Pricing and discounts

1 clock hour modules are priced at $25; 2 clock hour modules are priced at $40.

Ask about discounts for VCU Alumni; VCU, VCU Health and other state employees; and active-duty military, reservists, Guard members, veterans, and military spouses.

Counseling and Behavioral Health Modules

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New modules will be added periodically to meet varying annual continuing education needs. Check back for more module titles.

Cancellation/Refund Policy

No refunds are available after registration.

Transfer Policy

Module registrations may be transferred to a different module or person if requested in writing via email at ocpe@vcu.edu within 24 hours after enrollment. The participant must meet all qualifications required by the program.

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