CE at Alliant: FAQ
What is Continuing Education at Alliant?
Alliant Continuing Education (CE) programs address current mental health issues, fulfill mandatory California Board of Psychology and California Board of Behavioral Sciences licensure requirements. Our courses are designed to help psychologists, family therapists, professional clinical counselors and clinical social workers stay ahead in their respective professional environments.
Alliant’s Continuing Education offerings are delivered classroom-style at our six campuses throughout California; and online, through a variety of distance learning technologies.
What are my licensure requirements?
To find out which classes are required for your licensure renewal, please visit the appropriate Board website:
Contact Information for Continuing Education at Alliant:
Alliant International University - Continuing Education Department
|San Francisco||1475 66th Street
Emeryville, CA 94608
|Sacramento||2030 West El Camino Ave. Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95833
|Fresno||5130 East Clinton Way
Fresno, CA 93727
|Los Angeles||1000 South Fremont Ave
Alhambra, CA 91803
|Irvine||2855 Michelle Drive, Suite 300
Irvine, CA 92606
|San Diego||10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA 92131
To earn full continuing education credit for a course, 100% attendance is required. Late arrivals beyond a grace period of 15 minutes will not be allowed. Partial credit, i.e., less than the course's approved number of hours, cannot be granted.
Withdrawing or Canceling Before the Course Start Date (in person course):
If you withdraw or cancel your enrollment from an in person course 15 or more days IN ADVANCE of the scheduled START DATE, you will receive a full refund minus a $50 cancellation fee.
If you withdraw or cancel your enrollment 1-14 days in advance of the class start date, you will be charged 50% of the course tuition or a $50 cancellation fee (whichever is greater), and be refunded the balance.
No refunds are available on or after the class start date.
You must email the Alliant Continuing Education Department, at email@example.com,to be eligible for a refund.
Withdrawing or Canceling Before the Course Start Date (online course):
Refunds for online courses are only granted to those who have not logged into the course.
Should you need to withdraw or cancel your enrollment from an online course, you are eligible to receive a full refund if you notify firstname.lastname@example.org within 48 hours of registration. Please note that a $25 processing fee will be deducted from all refunds and transfer credits.
After 48 hours of purchase, you will be charged 50% of the course tuition or a $25 processing fee (whichever is greater) and refunded the balance.
Refunds will only be given for up to one year after the original date of purchase.
If Alliant Continuing Education is forced to cancel a course, you will be notified at the earliest possible date and will have the option of receiving a full refund or fee credit. Alliant will only reimburse course fees and is not responsible for other expenses incurred by the participant.
Please note that it is the individual’s responsibility to contact Continuing Education in order to receive a refund or transfer credit.
Courses are closed from pre-registration on the Wednesday before the course is scheduled. If you do not register before this date, you can register on-site at the time of the course.
Courses are also closed when the enrollment capacity is met. If the enrollment is capped, our website will be updated to reflect the course closure. On-site registrations will not be accepted if a course is deemed to be full.
There will be a $120.00 transfer fee for students that do not complete any of the prerequisite courses and transfer to the next semester.
· CSPP, USIU, Alliant Alumni and current Alliant Student receive a 20% off discount for course fees.
· Alliant current students receive a 50% off discount for pre-licensure course fees only.
· Alliant Core Faculty receive a 100% off discount for course fees.
· Alliant Adjunct Faculty receive a 25% off discount for course fees.
· Veterans and Military receive a 20% off discount for course fees.
· Member of the California Psychological Association 10% off discount for course fees.
· Member of the California Psychological Association (Newly Graduate) 20% off discount for course fees.
· County of Los Angeles Department of Mental Health
· Note: Pre-requisite courses do not qualify for discount.
No, all CE courses must be paid for in full prior to or at the time of the course
Pre-registering for a course guarantees the registrant a spot on the course roster before the course enrollment fills to capacity. Pre-registrants also receive their continuing education certificate immediately following completion of the course.
No. Registrants will not be added to the course until the CE office receives full payment .
You will receive a confirmation via email, please check your spam box.
New course proposals are submitted to an advisory committee on a rotating basis for review and must meet the following basic criteria:
All proposal packets submitted for review must include the following information:
Title of Workshop
Description of Content
A brief abstract describing the content and the intent of the workshop. This description should clearly address the basic criteria listed above. Please indicate if/how this course addresses the theory, practice and methodology pertaining to your topic. Please also indicate three areas in which this course extends knowledge beyond a pre-doctoral level of training on your topic.
Course Goals and Objectives
A list of the benefits that attendees will gain from participating in the workshop. Please list one learning goals/objectives for each hour of CE credit that will enhance the practice of psychologists who attend this CE workshop.
Note: For a 28-unit CE, APA now requires a minimum of 8 PLOs
A detailed syllabus with an hour-by-hour time outline of workshop activities, breaks, lunch, etc. This outline should identify exactly what will be covered in the presentation and how much time will be spent on each item. For presentations 6 hours and over, you may include two 15-minute breaks in your total instructional time; one break for presentations less than 6 hours.
Each presenter’s complete CV.
Post-Test (for Online programs Only)
This is a means for participants to gauge what they have learned from the presentation. It can take the form of multiple-choice questions, true/false, short answer, etc. It is best to have one post-test question per hour of instruction.
Guidance for Writing Behavioral Learning Objectives (attached)
American Psychological Association https://www.apa.org/ed/sponsor/resources/objectives.pdf
America Psychological Association approval standards: https://www.apa.org/about/policy/approval-standards.pdf
For Emotionally Focused Therapy: Supervision / Emotionally Focused Therapy: Core Skills:
Rather than a description of topics to be covered, learning objectives should clearly define what the participant will know or be able to do as a result of having attended the program, and these objectives must be stated in measurable terms. For example, "be sensitive to", "foster", and "be knowledgeable of" are not measurable terms. Please refer to the Guidelines for Writing Behavioral Learning Objectives at http://www.apa.org/ed/sponsor/resources/index.aspx.
Evaluation Form – Alliant CE – Instructions. Please complete below requested and submit with proposal packet (contact email@example.com to request form)
Please note: Online Workshop/Seminars Evaluations: The evaluations can also be set into an online survey (ex. Qualtrics survey), however, it must contain the information provided in the proposal packet evaluation form.
Sing In / Out Sheet – Alliant CE - Instructions (contact firstname.lastname@example.org to request form)
Please note: Online Workshop/Seminars Sing In / Out: Attendance does need to be verified. If using Zoom for example, it has a feature that can require registration and attendance can be tracked and recorded.
Please ensure to include below official APA sponsorship and BRN sponsorship information in the promotional materials.
Alliant International University is approved by the American Psychological Association to Sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider # CEP17538, for XXX Contact Hours. Those seeking CE credit under the BRN must retain this certificate for a minimum of 4 years. Alliant International University maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
On-Site Registration Form for CE Credits-Alliant / Payment (contact email@example.com to request form)
Complete only one On-Site Registration Form if the Sponsor/Presenter of the workshop/seminar is going to process the total payment.
For check payment, please make the check to:
Alliant International University-CE
Please note change of address.
Address: Alliant Continuing Education Department
Alliant International University
10455 Pomerado Road, San Diego, CA 92131-1799
Supplemental Information (optional)
Marketing and Promotions
Please include a bulleted list of schools and/or organizations for which you have presented this topic within the last two years, along with the approximate the number of paid attendees in each of these workshops. Additionally, in order to more appropriately promote your program, we kindly ask that you share your mailing list (if applicable) with Alliant CE for a one-time usage.
We encourage all proposals and related questions are forwarded electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org Please allow at least one month for course review and approval.