Continuing Education

CESD, LLC now has the pleasure to share that it is an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) under the helm of the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC). 

ACEP Logo-weba Counselor Education, Supervision, & Development, LLC (CESD) has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 7020. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. CESD is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

**Note: The above statement is to comply with NBCC Policy Sections J.4 and J.5

In alignment with the CESD, LLC Mission, Goal, and Purpose, the CE obtained via attending the trainings, workshops, and classes is a tripartite inclusive of 1) being affordable, 2) addresses various learning needs of professional mental health counselors, and 3) provides an undercurrent of social, cultural, and ethics in each modality (e.g., training, classes, & workshops).

Below is a chart of the cost associated with the CE offered: 

Learning Format


Continuing Education (CE)


Trainings 2-3 Hours 2-3 CE $70-$105
Workshops 1.5 Hours 1.5 CE $35
Classes 5-10 Hours 5-10 CE $175-$350
Crash Course 40 Hours 40 CE $600

**Note: Refund Policies on the Policy page of website

2020 Scheduled Programs: August through November

August–November 2020


  • Beginning August 10, 2020
  • Ending November 9, 2020
  • Monday — Friday
  • 8:45AM to 9:45AM
  • Cost: $15.00/Day/1CE
  • All workshops below will be presented on
    • STEP 1: Review the weekly topics and learning objectives below
    • STEP 2: (Purchase a daily workshop; you can purchase more than one day at a time; After payment is received, you will receive a confirmation email from Sherritta Hughes to choose your week or day zoom meeting ID and password)

      1 Day Workshop

      Daily workshop for one continuing education clock hour. Workshop topics are based on issues related to the profession of counseling and related mental health practitioners, educators, and scholars. For more details refer back to webpage.


Week 1: Case Conceptualization

Learning Objectives:

  • Monday and Tuesday
    • Present how to conduct a cultural-based intake
  • Wednesday and Thursday
    • Content vital for a full conceptualization
  • Friday
    • Formulate the treatment plan according to the intake
    • Using social justice theory of intersectionality

Week 2: Evidenced-based Treatments Using Social Justice theories

Learning Objectives:

  • Monday and Tuesday
    • Present theories of social justice
  • Wednesday and Thursday
    • Describe how to incorporate theory into practice
  • Friday
    • How to formulate tx objectives to track progress

Week 3: Group Work with Diverse Groups

Learning Objectives:

  • Monday and Tuesday
    • Present issues related to ethics in group counseling
  • Wednesday and Thursday
    • Formulate steps for initiating group work
  • Friday
    • Implications to address resistance  in groups

Week 4-6: Trauma, PTSD, and Grief & Loss

Learning Objectives:

  • Monday through Friday (week 4)
    • Present DSM-5 Re-conceptualization of Trauma and Stressor Related Problems
  • Monday through Friday(week 5)
    • Formulate ideas based on psychopathology of trauma
    • Describe racial battle fatigue to support diagnoses
  • Monday through Friday (week 6)
    • Vicarious trauma experienced through social media
    • Cultural ritual of grief and loss

Week 7-9: Issues Being Addressed in School Counseling

Learning Objectives:

  • Monday through Friday (week 7)
    • Present results from school counselors on issues that are impacting students: 6th-12th grade
  • Monday through Friday (week 8)
    • Implications for work with parents
  • Monday through Friday (week 9)
    • How to broker school and community relationships
    • Create inclusive treatment plans using ecological perspective

Week 8: Attachment Theory

Learning Objectives:

  • Monday and Tuesday
    • Historic and contemporary trends in attachment theory
  • Wednesday
    • How can attachment theory be used to process client intrapersonal problems
  • Thursday
    • Review how attachment theory can be used to process couples’ issues
  • Friday
    • Implications for attachment theory interventions in therapy

Week 9-14: Existential Theory in the Counseling: Concepts & Process

Learning Objectives:

  • Week 9
    • Present BIPOC existentialist (Black, Indigenous, Persons of Color)
  • Week 10
    • Conducting an existential intake
  • Week 11
    • Existential counseling skills for processing
  • Week 12
    • Review therapy tools for existential counseling
  • Week 13
    • Cover existential interventions for the address of ethnic identity development
  • Week 14
    • Clinical documentation of progress via the existential orientation