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Counseling Continuing Education Training

All Licensed Counselors Need It.

Other Counseling Professionals Want It.

Continuing Education is a requirement for all Professionally Licensed Counselors. Wouldn’t it be convenient to attend Continuing Education Classes taught by a local counselor with expertise in your area of interest, that you could interact with beyond the training? We can help! Every year the BTS Graduate School of Counseling offers graduate-level counseling and psychology courses that may be of interest to you and your continuing education needs.

3 Ways you can Obtain Continuing Education Credits:

  1. Each course can be taken for graduate credit. After completion of the course, you can obtain a CE certificate and transcript from our academic office.

  2. Some courses can be taken for continuing education only. After completion of the course, you can obtain a CE certificate from our academic office.

  3. Trainings and Seminars

Why Choose the BTS Graduate School of Counseling for Training?

BTS has classes and programs that are custom tailored to assist in preparing you for a career or ministry in the helping field. In addition to continuing education offerings, BTS offers degree programs that are custom designed for counselors who want to make a difference.

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If you have any questions, please feel free to call anyone on our amazing admissions team at 800.235.4021.

Thom Skinner
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Advancement
Ext: 130
Pastor
Michael Heath
Contact for:
MA, MDiv, DMin
Ext: 152
Lisa Mutch
Contact for:
MA Counseling,
GTRI, CAPC
Ext: 153
Reverend Dr. Oh
Contact for:
ACS, ThM
Ext: 144
Ginny Hartman
Contact for:
Financial Aid
Ext: 141
Patsy Byrd
Contact for:
General Information
Ext: 146

NBCC Continuing Education Provider of both Live/On-site and Online Contact Hours

On February 1, 2013 BTS was approved to offer Online Continuing Education by the National Board for Certified Counselors (#4562). This is in addition to our approval to offer live on-site continuing education, which was granted on June 1, 2011.

Biblical Seminary, Graduate School of Counseling, has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP #4562). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Biblical Seminary, Graduate School of Counseling is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

BTS is a nationally accredited graduate school. Courses offered in psychology and counseling meet the requirements of acceptable continuing education by both the State Board of Psychology and the State Board of Social work, Marriage & Family, & Professional Counseling (based on PA code 49.36 (a) (3)).

Course Offerings

Online CE Courses

View online videos and earn CE Credits.

Online Training

Child Abuse Traning

Next session will be in spring of 2018.

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GTRI Counseling Courses

Join a Global Trauma Recovery Institute class.

Apply to GTRI

2017 Summer Courses

Attend a Summer Counseling Institute course.

Upcoming Courses

Continuing Education Frequently Asked Questions

Will completing this course count towards required CEs needed for my mental health license?

Courses taught in BTS’s MA in Counseling (MAC) program are designed to meet the criteria for continuing education units as defined by Pennsylvania’s State Licensing Boards for Counselors and Psychologists. While the Seminary may seek specific approval for individual courses, any counseling-related course offered by BTS meets the standards set by the licensing boards given that (a) BTS is a regionally accredited graduate institution, and (b) the courses correspond to the scope and practice of counseling and psychology. Of course, prospective attendees are responsible to ensure that the course meets their particular requirements for continuing education.

Will I receive a certificate at the end of the course?

You will receive a certificate of completion of your CE provided that you attend the course in its entirety, complete the online CE Survey, notify the Academic Office that you have completed it (215.368.5000 x111), and provide an address for BTS to mail you a certificate. Most certificates are distributed within one week of the completion of the course. In addition, you may request an official transcript showing academic credits from the Academic Office by calling (215.368.5000 x111) or Download the form here.

What if I have questions, concerns, or complaints about the course I am taking?

BTS Graduate School of Counseling strives to offer the highest quality of continuing education. If you should have questions or concerns, you are encouraged to contact the Student Advancement office (215.368.5000, x106). We encourage students to voice concerns about course content first to their professor. In the unlikely event that you have a grievance, you should submit a written request to the Vice President of Student Advancement stating your name, course, and specific grievance. Should you not be satisfied with the response you receive, you have the right to appeal to the Academic Affairs Committee.

What if I wish to withdraw or otherwise desire a refund?

Full refunds may be requested from the Academic office up to one week prior to the course start date. Refunds for non‐attendance may be requested; however, penalties will apply.

Biblical Seminary, Graduate School of Counseling, has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP #4562). Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Biblical Seminary, Graduate School of Counseling is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

i Section 41.59(d)(3) of Pennsylvania’s State Board of Psychology regulations states the following, “The Board has approved the following sponsors: (i) Accredited colleges or universities as long as the course/program corresponds to the scope of practice of psychology and generates semester/quarter hour credit.” Pennsylvania’s State Board of Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Professional Counselors states the following (§49.36 (a)), “In addition to providers approved under §49.34 (relating to registration of continuing education providers who offer one course or program), the Board finds the following entities have currently met the standards in §49.35 (relating to standards for courses and programs). Accordingly, the following are approved providers: … (3) Accredited colleges and universities (graduate level courses and continuing education programs).

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