Continuing Education & Resources for Mental Health Professionals

Outlines and learning goals, plus logistics and registration guidelines.

Manuals, workbooks, and home study tests for resource purposes & CE credits.

Specialized training for groups, clinical students, individuals, and agencies or organizations.

Consultation on ethical and ethical/legal issues for individuals, groups, or agencies.



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Fairfax – March 14, 2020
Charlottesville – April 17, 2020
Fairfax – June 13, 2020
(topics pending)


Read Course Content online
Pay and Take the Test online
Print CE Certificate online

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Available on this Website

Confidentiality Book
Confidentiality Limits in Psychotherapy:
Ethics Checklists for Mental Health Professionals
American Psychological Association
by Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D.

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Also available from

Ethics Book and CE Test
The Ethics of Conditional Confidentiality:
A Practice Model for Mental Health Professionals
by Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D.

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Also available as an e-book from Amazon.

The Center for Ethical Practice offers
Continuing Education (CE) workshops, online courses,
on-site training, and home study materials at an
“intermediate” level, useful to mental health service providers
of all professions and at all levels of experience.

Dr. Fisher also provides consultation on
ethical issues in clinical practice.


Our website also contains a wide range of ethical and legal resource materials
available free of charge for therapists to adapt for use in their own practices or agencies.
(See upper right margin of this page for links to those resources.)

Our goal is to make the discussion of ethical issues interesting and relevant
for mental health service providers of all professions.

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The Center for Ethical Practice is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Center maintains responsibility for all programs and their content.
The Center for Ethical Practice is approved as Provider # 1287 for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) [] through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program (ASWB Approval Period 3/21/18 – 3/21/21). Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.
acep-300dpi The Center for Ethical Practice has been approved by National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 6768). The Center is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.


Mary Alice Fisher, Ph.D.,
Clinical Psychologist

Executive Director & Presenter

Contact us at 434-971-1841
Laura Skauge, Managing Director