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Psychology Continuing Education with Specialization Certificates

Continuing Education


APA Approved CE Online Courses

Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies maintains responsibility for this program and its content.  

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Online Courses

Take our online psychology continuing education (CE) courses individually or apply them to our innovative institute psychology specialization certificates if desired. Conveniently access all online courses by tablet or smart phone.  Courses are in audio, video, and/or written formats.  Pass an online multiple choice test for immediate CE credit—tests provide immediate feedback and may be taken an unlimited number of times until passing.  Our courses offer a balance between cutting edge topics in psychology, such as positive psychology or child abuse and trauma, and classical perspectives, such as psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

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Online Continuing Education for Psychologists

Webinars and Seminars

Psychology continuing education online webinars are available globally and small collegial seminars are offered in southern California.  Our live webinars allow for interactive case conference groups and international discussions as well.  Experts in the theory, research, and practice of psychotherapy provide engaging discussions of their work.  Presenters include leaders in novel approaches as well as scholars of traditional practice to provide well-balanced dialogue.  All activities meet the standards of the American Psychological Association for CE credit for psychologists. 


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Certification & Credits for Continuing Education Online Courses

Specialization Certificates

Our practical and innovative institute specialization certificates allow you to use your continuing education courses to build a solid foundation and demonstrate expertise in specific areas of practice in psychology.  No special application or notice of intent to pursue a certificate is required—you may decide at any time within 7 years.  Simply accumulate the specified number of CE credits from among the core and elective courses designated for a certificate.  We currently offer a Certificate in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy and are developing psychology specialization certificates in Mindfulness Training and Child Abuse and Interpersonal Violence.

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