Courses for California LPCC Licensure

   ~ Fulfill LPCC core content areas.

   ~ Graduate level, awarding 3-semester units (Can be taken as 1 or 2 units. To register email ce@alliant.edu).

   ~ Courses are work at your own pace with no start or end dates. Anyone can register at any time.

   ~ Core Content Courses are credit/no credit courses.   Please check with your university first, if you're looking to transfer these credits.

Courses in Development: Addictions Counseling, Group Counseling (email
ce@alliant.edu to be placed on a contact list)

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Joan Zweben, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with over 30 years experience treating addictions and training practitioners.
Addictions Counseling: Understanding & Addressing Addictive Behaviors is a three-semester unit academic course, delivered in a self-paced online format. This academic graduate-level course is designed to meet three-semester units of addictions counseling for LPCC licensing in California.
Lisa Talerico, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist and earned her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP), San Diego in 2003.
Advanced Counseling and Psychotherapeutic Techniques is a three-semester unit academic course, delivered in a self-paced online format. This academic course is designed to meet three-semester units of the advanced counseling and psychotherapeutic theories and techniques for LPCC licensing in California.
ForrestRachyll Dempsey, Psy.D. is a psychologist and assessment services coordinator for the CA Department of Corrections.  She also maintains a private practice with a focus on forensic, neurophyological, cognitive and Personality testing.  Assessment - Cognitive, Forensic, Neuropsychological is a three-semester unit academic class recorded live in-class, delivered in a self-paced online format. The purpose of this course is to expand the scope of your assessment activity and to fulfill the LPCC licensure requirement.
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Sheila Henderson, PhD, is a California licensed Counseling Psychologist, and Marilyn Joseph, MA, is a long-time career specialist in university and medical settings.

Career Counseling Theories and Techniques is a three-semester unit academic class, delivered classroom-style, via recorded phone conferences and in a self-paced online format featuring the Instructors' presentations -- video and slides with voice. 
Diana M. Concannon, PsyD, PCI, is an Associate Provost, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships, Associate Professor, California School of Forensic Studies and Director, California Psychology Internship Consortium at Alliant International University.
Crisis and Trauma Counseling in Clinical Counseling is a three-semester unit academic course, delivered in a self-paced online format. This academic course is designed to meet three-semester units of the crisis or trauma counseling for LPCC licensing in California.
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Rhoda Olkin, PhD and Diane Zelman, are Professors of Clinical Psychology who have followed the development of DSM-5 for several years and focused on the information provided since DSM-5 was approved by the APA Board of Governors in December, 2012. PhD,
Diagnostics in Mental Health is a comprehensive three-semester unit academic course, delivered in a self-paced online format, featuring cases drawn from popular culture and an extensive set of resources on DSM-5.
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Dan Taube, PhD, JD, is a professor in the Clinical PsyD program at CSPP, specializing in family and child clinical, legal and ethical issues.
Ethics for LPCC Licensure is a comprehensive three-semester unit academic class, delivered in a self-paced online format featuring Dr. Dan Taube's presentation -- slides and voice -- organized as a logical progression through the material.  
Diana M. Concannon, PsyD, PCI, is an Associate Provost, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships, Associate Professor, California School of Forensic Studies and Director, California Psychology Internship Consortium at Alliant International University.
Group Counseling Theories and Techniques is a three-semester unit academic course, delivered in a self-paced online format. This academic course is designed to meet three-semester units of the group counseling theories and techniques for LPCC licensing in California.
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Dr. Bernadette Torrez, PsyD, is a CSPP graduate in private practice in Marin County, also serving as an adjunct faculty member.
Human Development Across the Life Span critically examines contemporary issues and provides an overview of current theory and research related to development across the life span. Special emphasis will be placed on issues and debates that have dominated the field and continue to be a source of controversy and impetus for research. Using a multidisciplinary approach, we will explore social, cognitive, physical, and biological factors that can shape the course of human development. 


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Sheila J. Henderson, MBA, Ph.D., is a California licensed Counseling Psychologist, former Associate Provost of Alliant International University and former Visiting Associate Professor at the California School of Professional Psychology.
Multicultural Counseling Theories and Techniques is a three-semester unit academic course, delivered in a self-paced online format. This course offers an creative approach to teaching professional practitioners in psychology about multicultural and international competency (herein, intercultural).
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John Preston, PsyD, is a board certified neuropsychologist, and ABPP in counseling psychology.
Psychopharm Survey is a comprehensive two or three-semester unit academic course, delivered in a self-paced online format, featuring over 30 hours of edited videos, reading assignments and a final exam.
preston Sheila J. Henderson, MBA, Ph.D., is a California licensed Counseling Psychologist, former Associate Provost of Alliant International University and former Visiting Associate Professor at the California School of Professional Psychology. Research and Evaluation is a comprehensive three-semester unit academic course, delivered in a self-paced online format, featuring readings, written assignments and two examinations.


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Thomas Nickel, PhD, is  a cognitive psychologist and instructional designer. He has been extensively involved in the administration of mental health services and the development of training programs for mental health professionals.
Theories and Strategies of Family Therapy is a three-semester unit academic course, delivered in a self-paced online format. The course covers several different approaches to family therapy. The philosophical and historical facts of each theory is addressed, as well as how each theory is applied in a professional practice.
 The following continuing education online workshops meet the California LPCC Additional Coursework Requirements. The online workshops award CE credit hours, not academic units: 
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Laura Petracek, Ph.D., L.C.S.W.  is currently a Psychologist at San Quentin State Prison, and maintains a private practice in both San Francisco and Oakland.
Assessment and Treatment of People Living with HIV and AIDS is 7 hour class that is designed to meet the requirements for licensed professional clinical counselors in California who must take a one-time, seven hour continuing education course covering the assessment and treatment of people living with HIV and AIDS, as part of the 36 hour continuing education coursework requirement.
ForrestRachyll Dempsey, Psy.D. is a psychologist and assessment services coordinator for the CA Department of Corrections.  She also maintains a private practice with a focus on forensic, neurophyological, cognitive and Personality testing.  California Cultures, and the Social and Psychological Implications of Socioeconomic Status  is a 15 hours class designed to meet the 15 hours of instruction that includes an understanding of various California Cultures, and the social and psychological implications of socioecominc position. 
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Dan Taube, PhD, JD, is a professor in the Clinical PsyD program at CSPP, specializing in family and child clinical, legal and ethical issues.
Child Abuse:  Introduction, Assessment, Treatment is a 7 Hour class focusing on child abuse reporting laws, definitions and the nature of abuse and neglect, and assessment guidelines.
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Jason Platt, PhD, directs the CSPP Clinical Psychology program in Mexico City and teaches in the MFT program in LA as well.
Clinical Approaches to Addressing Human Sexuality in Couples is a 10 Hour class focusing on individuals and couples with a special emphasis on the role of intimacy and sexual relationships.
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Linda Barnard, PhD, has been an MFT and a trainer and consultant to domestic violence programs for over 30 years.
Domestic Violence:  Assessment, Treatment, Evaluation is a 15 Hour class with online lectures from a Board Certified expert in Domestic Violence and an experienced expert witness in contested child custody cases involving domestic violence.
Diana M. Concannon, PsyD, PCI, is an Associate Provost, Strategic Initiatives and Partnerships, Associate Professor, California School of Forensic Studies and Director, California Psychology Internship Consortium at Alliant International.  Recovery-Oriented Care in Clinical Counseling is a 45 hour class designed to meet the 45 hours of instruction that is specifically focused on recovery-oriented care.
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Joan Zweben, PhD, is a clinical psychologist with over 30 years experience treating addictions and training practitioners.
Understanding and Treating Addictive Disorders is a 15 Hour class, featuring Dr Zweben's lectures, full of hard-earned street savvy advice.  There is also an experiential component involving Twelve-Step programs, and a discussion forum for reflections.
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Joan Calandra, PhD, RN is a Clinical Psychologist and a Psychiatric Clinical Nurse Specialist working with adults and family members in acute distress.
Understanding Health and Illness in Older Adults:  Mind/Body Interplay is a 10 Hour class which emphasizes the psychological complexities of adult development and aging.