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Elevate your skills, empower your practice, and make a lasting impact on the mental health and well-being of your clients.

Choose AFFIRM Mental Health for the education and support you need to thrive in your career.

Self-study Webinars

Check out our on-demand self-study webinars!

Putting the Cardi-B in CBT:

Using Stars, Sports and Superheroes to make Therapy Fun for Youth

In this prerecorded webinar, Sandra Pimentel, PhD expert in pediatric mood and anxiety disorders, and emerging adulthood teaches you how to infuse pop-culture, storytelling and other creative approaches into your clinical practice. Grounded in cognitive behavioral principles therapists will take away evidence-based strategies to make treatment more effective and fun.

CEs: 3 for New York State Licensed Social Workers and Psychologists

Cost: $55

Becoming a Gender
Affirming Clinician

In this prerecorded webinar, Shaina Siber-Sanderowitz, LCSW expert in gender affirming care will provide you with the essential information you need to provide excellent care to your gender diverse patients. You will get core information related to gender variance, understand health disparities faced by the transgender community and learn therapeutic interventions to use in session. You will learn how to support patients through social, legal, and medical transition including learning to conduct evaluations for gender affirming medical treatment and write letters of support for psychological clearance. Templates, assessment tools and evaluation forms are included!

CEs: 10 for New York State Licensed Social Workers and Psychologists

Cost: $99

Promoting Empowerment in Therapy:

A New Model for Culturally Responsive Assessment & Treatment Planning

In this prerecorded webinar learn from Ryan Delapp, PhD a child and adolescent psychologist with expertise in anxiety, depression, ADHD and racial trauma. Dr. Delapp presents core tenants of his innovative REACH program (Racial, Ethnic and Cultural Healing). Expand your therapeutic toolkit with evidence-based strategies and approaches to empower your clients from diverse backgrounds. Enhance your cultural humility and make a lasting impact on your practice.

CEs: 3 for New York State Licensed Social Workers and Psychologists

Cost: $55

Understanding & Treating:

Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders: A therapist's Guide

In this prerecorded webinar learn from reproductive psychiatry expert Dr. Rubianha Vaughn about assessing for, diagnosing and treating perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. Get an understanding of the most up to date, evidence-based research on medical and therapeutic interventions so you can fully support your clients in a vast variety of settings and help empower, advocate for, and educate patients.

CEs: 2 for New York State Licensed Social Workers and Psychologists

Cost: $44

The Essential:

DBT Tool Kit

In this prerecorded webinar learn from Melissa Dackis, PhD a child and adolescent psychologist with expertise in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectal Behavior Therapy (DBT) and mindfulness approaches. You will get an excellent overview of the DBT model and its evidence base. You will learn essential DBT skills that you can incorporate into your clinical practice to support patients with distress tolerance, emotional regulation and interpersonal effectiveness. This is perfect for anyone who wants exposure to DBT or those with intensive training that would like a refresher.

CEs:3 for New York State Licensed Social Workers and Psychologists


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Cultivating Affirming Therapy Spaces:

Supporting Bi/Pan/Plurisexual Clients

People who identify as plurisexual (including bisexual, pansexual, and queer individuals) represent the largest subgroup within the LGBTQ+ community. Unfortunately, they often encounter higher rates of mental health challenges and interpersonal violence compared to their lesbian or gay counterparts in different sexual identity groups. In this workshop, we will explore the unique experiences of plurisexual individuals in the United States, discussing how they may face distinct forms of prejudice and discrimination within society. Additionally, we will delve into strategies to adapt clinical practices, making them more affirming and effective in supporting plurisexual individuals.

Date: Monday, December 11th, 2023

Time: 3-5PM, EST

CEs: 2 for New York State Licensed Social Workers and Psychologists

Cost: $60

Via Zoom

Resilience & Recovery:

Therapeutic Tools for Treating Substance Use Disorders

In this course, you'll acquire essential therapeutic techniques to effectively support individuals facing substance use disorders on their journey to resilience and recovery. Gain practical insights and expert guidance to enhance your clinical skills and empower your clients in their path to healing. Join us in this transformative experience, where you'll become a more proficient and compassionate therapist, equipped to make a real impact in the lives of those you serve.

Date:Friday September 20th 2024

Time: 10AM-12PM, EST

CEs: 2 for New York State Licensed Social Workers and Psychologists

Cost: $60

Cultivating Connection:

Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Navigating the Crossroads of Grief and Loss

In this course, we will delve into effective interpersonal psychotherapy techniques to help clients navigate the complex emotional terrain of grief and loss. Gain valuable insights and practical skills to strengthen your therapeutic approach and enhance your ability to support individuals on their journey through these challenging life experiences. Don't miss this opportunity to deepen your expertise and connect with fellow therapists in a supportive and enriching learning environment.

Date: Monday February 26th, 2024

Time: 12-3PM, EST

CEs: 3 for New York State Licensed Social Workers and Psychologists

Cost: $75

Via Zoom

The Power of Presence:

Mindfulness for Therapists in Community Mental Health

In this course, you'll delve into the transformative practice of mindfulness, learning how to harness its potential to enhance your therapeutic skills and personal well-being in the demanding field of community mental health. Discover practical techniques to improve your presence and engagement with clients, ultimately becoming a more effective and resilient therapist. Join us in this illuminating journey toward greater mindfulness and connection, enriching both your practice and your own sense of well-being.

Date: Monday, January 29th , 2024

Time: 10AM-12PM, EST

CEs: 2 for New York State Licensed Social Workers and Psychologists

Cost: $60

Via Zoom

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Beyond Burnout:

Using ACT and Compassion Focused Therapy Techniques for Burnout Resiliency and Transcendence

Navigating Gender

Diversity in Therapy with Confidence

Professional Boundaries

Meets New York State Professional Boundaries training requirement for social workers and psychologists

Teach for us!

Interested in Joining AFFIRM Mental Health as an Instructor?

At AFFIRM Mental Health, we are on a mission to provide top-notch education to mental health professionals.

If you share our passion for mental health and are interested in becoming an instructor, we'd love to hear from you.

What We Seek in Our Instructors

We are in search of dynamic presenters who embody qualities such as passion, experience, ethics, diversity, and the ability to engage and captivate learners.

Our goal is to create courses that deeply resonate with AFFIRM learners and offer practical clinical insights for therapists.

To be considered as a presenter, here are some key criteria:

1. Teaching Experience: Presenters should have a track record of facilitating formal Continuing Education trainings. We require a minimum of 2 years of teaching experience to ensure our courses maintain a high standard of quality.

2. Expertise: Presenters/interviewees should possess a post-master's level of expertise in their chosen topic. It is generally expected that presenters are licensed professionals in their respective fields, whether it be medicine, psychology, or another related area.

3. Content Quality: All courses must meet the approval requirements of Continuing Education organizations. This entails offering evidence-based content that reflects the latest scientific knowledge and emerging practice strategies and methods.

4. Course Proposal: As part of the interview/presentation process, all presenters/guests will be required to submit a Continuing Education outline/syllabus. This should include a detailed course description, clear learning objectives, and any other relevant information.

If you believe you possess these qualifications and would be a valuable addition to our team, please reach out to us at shainasiberlcsw@affirmmentalhealth.com. In your email, kindly include your proposed topic, a link to your website, your resume/CV (including a list of Continuing Education trainings you've facilitated), and details about your teaching/training experience.

We are excited to connect with you and explore the possibility of working together to enhance mental health education.

Thank you for your interest in AFFIRM Mental Health.

Additional Information:

Grievance Policy: All grievances can be submitted to shainasiberlcsw@affirmmentalhealth.com and will be responded to within 5 business days

Refund Policy: AFFIRM Mental Health issues refund request automatically through the Eventbrite platform for live instruction events with 24 hours’ notice. All other last-minute refund requests should be directed to CE Director at shainasiberlcsw@affirmmentalhealth.com

Special Needs of Accommodations: If you require any accommodation please contact shainasiberlcsw@affirmmentalhealth.com and we will do our best to assist you