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Sunday, May 19th from 4:00-6:00 PM EST

This is a four-day session series. You will register only once to attend the entire training 

Please see the date & time of each session listed below

Note: If attendees are not able to attend one of those days the video recording will be available in your account within 48 hours.

General Overview

The purpose of this webinar is to prepare professional counselors for the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Examination (NCMHCE).

Participants will apply theoretical knowledge derived from updated work behaviors presented in the following six content domains: Areas of Clinical Focus; Professional Practice and Ethics; Intake, Assessment, and Diagnosis; Counseling Skills and Interventions; Treatment Planning, and Core Counseling Attributes.

Attendees will learn to condense information and acquire unique strategies for remembering and applying common concepts, interventions, and techniques.

This eight-day webinar series will use case studies and sample exam questions to advance your knowledge, skills, and competencies through each phase of clinical treatment.

Participants will acquire strategies for quickly determining the correct answers to multiple-choice questions and avoid making careless mistakes.

The following are the areas of focus content

  • Human Growth and Development Theories in Counseling
  • Social and Cultural Foundations in Counseling
  • Helping Relationships in Counseling
  • Group Counseling Theories and Processes
  • Career Counseling and Lifestyle Development
  • Assessment in Counseling
  • Research and Program Evaluation
  • Professional Orientation to Counseling

Session One-Sunday, May 19th from 4:00-6:00 PM EST

Course Overview: In this session, Corey Pitts, LCMHC, LCAS will discuss a detailed overview of each exam content area, ensuring a thorough understanding of what to expect. Delve into the intricacies of the exam format, equipping yourself with the knowledge needed to navigate it successfully. Dive into the practical application of knowledge with an in-depth discussion of an initial case study example.

Navigate the often intricate world of scoring with clarity and precision. Understand the mechanisms behind how exams are scored, ensuring you’re well-versed in the evaluation process. Gain insights into the criteria that contribute to successful scoring, allowing you to approach exams with confidence and strategic awareness.

Session’s Objectives

  • Explain the overview of all of the required exam content areas and exam format
  • Discuss the initial case study example 
  • Introduce and discuss counseling skills and interventions 
  • Understand the mechanisms behind how exams are scored

Session Two-Tuesday, May 21st from 4:00-6:00 PM EST

Course Overview: In this session, Corey Pitts, LCMHC, LCAS will discuss and practice counseling skills and interventions through a combination of psych-ed and application via case studies. This will also include a discussion regarding general assessment skills required to be a proficient mental health clinician.

Session’s Objectives:

  • Practice and discussion of counseling skills and interventions
  • Discuss the introduction & Application of Counseling Skills and Interventions
  • Explain the processes of Intake as a mental health clinician
  • Review of proper assessment and diagnosis techniques as a mental health clinician

Session Three- Thursday, May 23rd from 4:00-6:00 PM EST

Course Overview: In this session, Corey Pitts will introduce, discuss, as well as practice proper treatment planning, and how skills of assessment and diagnosis can assist with proper treatment planning. We will also review and discuss professional practice and ethics as a mental health clinician. 

Session’s Objectives: 

  • Discuss of what treatment planning consists of, the processes of approaching treatment planning, and how treatment planning via person-centered approaches is the preferred method.
  • Explain the development of SMART Goals via treatment planning
  • Discuss case example practice surrounding how treatment planning assists in clinical practice. 
  • Review the professional practice and ethics via the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) and American Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics. 

Session Four-Saturday, May 25th from 12:00-2:00 PM EST

Course Overview: In this session, Corey Pitts, LCMHC, LCAS will finalize our discussion with a review of prior course contents, as well as an introduction to core counseling attributes. We will also spend the majority of time on mock examples and test practice as a class. 

Session’s Objectives:

  • Discuss the points with a thorough review of any questions regarding prior content. 
  • Explain the core counseling attributes
  • Practice the mock case examples/tests as a class to familiarize yourself with the application of knowledge to test content. 

Course materials are only available to enrolled students.

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    Corey Pitts, LCMHC, LCAS

    Corey Pitts is a highly accomplished Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor (LCMHC) and Licensed Clinical Addiction Specialist (LCAS) based in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. He is currently employed by UNC Health Care’s Alcohol and Substance Abuse Program, where he is known for his exceptional patient-centered approach and clinical expertise. With a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Lenoir Rhyne University, Corey has dedicated his career to helping individuals who are struggling with co-occurring disorders and substance abuse difficulties. He has a particular interest in the impact of substance abuse on communities and is deeply committed to finding ways to alleviate this burden. One of Corey's particular areas of expertise is Medication-Assisted Treatment (MAT). As part of his work in this area, he provides both individual and group counseling to a caseload of 50+ clients, as well as offering psych assessments, case management, and relapse prevention strategies. His approach to counseling is highly eclectic, drawing on a range of theoretical frameworks, including Jungian Psychoanalysis, Glasser’s Reality Therapy/Choice Theory, and Motivational Interviewing. In addition to his work with UNC Health Care, Corey is a passionate advocate for mental health and addiction issues. He is frequently called upon to speak at conferences and events, where he shares his expertise and insights with other professionals in the field.

National Approvals

Professional Counselors — The National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)

E Care Behavioral Health Institute has been approved by NBCC as an approved Continuing Education Provider. ACEP No. 6703. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC are clearly identified. E care Behavioral Health Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Addiction Professionals — NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)

E Care Behavioral Health Institute is officially on file with NAADAC, the Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC) as an Approved Education Provider. They are formally known as NAADAC Provider #139138. Please note that E care Behavioral Health Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.

Social Workers — Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)

E Care Behavioral Health Institute, #1706, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. E Care Behavioral Health Institute maintains responsibility for this course.   ACE provider approval period: 06-03-2020 – 06-03-2026. 

CE Broker

CE Broker is a continuing education tracking system in which licensees track their compliance and report their completed CE hours credit (CE Broker Tracking #50-33336)

State Approvals

States that Accept ASWB-ACE Approved Courses

AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticut
DelawareDistrict Of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIllinois
IndianaIowaKansasKentuckyLouisianaMaineMaryland
MassachusettsMichiganMinnesotaMississippiMissouriMontanaNebraska
NevadaNew HampshireNew JerseyNew MexicoNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOhio
OklahomaOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennessee
TexasUtahVermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsin
Wyoming      

States that Accept NBCC Approved Courses: 

AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasCaliforniaColoradoConnecticut
DelawareDistrict Of ColumbiaFloridaGeorgiaHawaiiIdahoIndiana
IowaMaineMarylandMissouriNew HampshireNew JerseyNew Mexico
OhioOregonPennsylvaniaRhode IslandSouth CarolinaSouth DakotaTennessee
TexasVermontVirginiaWashingtonWisconsin  

Notes:

  • Nevada CPC’s and MFT’s accept ASWB-approved training
  • North Dakota Board Of Counselor Examiners LAPC and LAPCS accept ASWB approved training
  • Rhode Island Board of Mental Health Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists MHC’s accept ASWB approved training
  • Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council LPC and LPCS accept ASWB approved training
  • Utah Division of Professional Licensing – CMHC’s  accept ASWB approved training
  • Washington State Department of Mental Health MHC’s  accept ASWB approved training
  • Wisconsin Council on Mental Health LPCS accepts ASWB-approved training

States that Accept NAADAC-Approved Courses: 

AlabamaAlaskaArizonaArkansasDelawareHawaiiIndiana
KentuckyMaineMassachusettsMinnesotaMontanaNevadaNew Jersey
New JerseyNew MexicoNorth CarolinaNorth DakotaOregonRhode IslandTennessee
VermontVirginiaWashingtonWest VirginiaWisconsinWisconsinWyoming

Note: Please note that Individual Board Rules are subject to potential changes. The approval and acceptance details we furnish are accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time of documentation.

Should you have any inquiries or uncertainties not addressed by the provided information, it’s advisable to consult your State Regulatory Board. Ultimately, the decision of whether your license renewal credit hours are accepted or denied rests with you.

Georgia Addiction CounselorE Care BHI is recognized by the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia as an approved education provider for Addiction Counselors (ADACBGA) #19-12-17-1212.

 Florida Addiction Counselor: E Care BHI is recognized by the Florida Certification Board as an approved education provider for Addiction Counselor (FCB) #5387-A.

 Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling: The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling accepts courses from ASWB & NBCC approved providers. E Care Behavioral Health Institute is an ASWB and NBCC approved provider.

Oklahoma Addiction Counselor: E Care BHI is recognized by the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors as an approved education provider for Addiction Counselors (OBLADC) #20220136.

Oklahoma Board of Behavioral Health Licensure: E Care BHI is an approved CE provider for LPC & LMFT

 Ohio Addiction Counselor: E Care BHI is recognized by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board as an approved education provider for Addiction Counselor (OCDP)#50-29024

 The Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board accepts courses from ASWB & NBCC approved providers. E Care Behavioral Health Institute is an ASWB and NBCC approved provider.

VA Mental Health Employee: E Care BHI VA COMMERCIAL VENDOR # 81-3353387-01

 California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP): E Care BHI is recognized by the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-22-344-0424

Connecticut Certification Board (CCB Approved)E Care BHI is recognized & approved by the Connecticut Certification Board.

Texas Certification Board (TCB): E Care Behavioral Health Institute is recognized by the Texas Certification Board as an approved education provider. Number 2041-19

South Carolina E Care Behavioral Health Institute is recognized by the Professional Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, and Psycho-Educational Specialists licensing board as an approved education provider Provider #4628

New York (MHC) E Care Behavioral Health is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors #MHC-0277

New York (SW) E Care Behavioral Health Institute is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0745

LA-ADRA – E Care Behavioral Health Institute is recognized by Louisiana The Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority as an approved educational provider AEP #E122

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Frequently Asked Questions

Once you register for this training, the course will immediately appear in your account dashboard. Inside, you’ll see a countdown timer. And once the scheduled time arrives, the live session will begin from there!

Of course! If you sign up but miss the live session… The recording will be added to your account Dashboard within 48 hours after the live session with an email notification of instructions. You will also receive home-study CE credits for watching the recording.

Yes, we have limited seating on our live webinars to keep the sessions as interactive & engaged as possible. So be sure to claim your spot before it’s too late!

No. Live webinar attendees are not required to take or pass a quiz to receive a CE certificate. (But yes for recorded webinars). You are required to pass a quiz with an 80% passing grade with 3 attempts only for recorded webinars.

Yes, most likely. We are board approved & accredited Continuing Education providers by NBCC, ASWB, & NAADAC.

To view all of our board approvals, click here

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  • Level Intermediate

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Board Approvals

            

States that Accept NBCC Approved Courses: 

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut
Delaware District Of Columbia Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Indiana
Iowa Maine Maryland Missouri New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico
Ohio Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee
Texas Vermont Virginia Washington Wisconsin
Notes:
  • Nevada CPC’s and MFT’s accept ASWB-approved training
  • North Dakota Board Of Counselor Examiners LAPC and LAPCS accept ASWB approved training
  • Rhode Island Board of Mental Health Counselors and Marriage & Family Therapists MHC’s accept ASWB approved training
  • Texas Behavioral Health Executive Council LPC and LPCS accept ASWB approved training
  • Utah Division of Professional Licensing - CMHC’s  accept ASWB approved training
  • Washington State Department of Mental Health MHC’s  accept ASWB approved training
  • Wisconsin Council on Mental Health LPCS accepts ASWB-approved training

States that Accept NAADAC-Approved Courses: 

Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas Delaware Hawaii Indiana
Kentucky Maine Massachusetts Minnesota Montana Nevada New Jersey
New Jersey New Mexico North Carolina North Dakota Oregon Rhode Island Tennessee
Vermont Virginia Washington West Virginia Wisconsin Wisconsin Wyoming

Other Board Approvals:

  • California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP): E Care BHI is recognized by the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-22-344-0424
  • Connecticut Certification Board (CCB Approved): E Care BHI is recognized & approved by the Connecticut Certification Board.
  • Georgia Addiction Counselor: E Care BHI is recognized by the Alcohol and Drug Abuse Certification Board of Georgia as an approved education provider for Addiction Counselors (ADACBGA) #19-12-17-1212.
  • Florida Addiction Counselor: E Care BHI is recognized by the Florida Certification Board as an approved education provider for Addiction Counselor (FCB) #5387-A.
  • Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling: The Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy & Mental Health Counseling accepts courses from ASWB & NBCC-approved providers. E Care Behavioral Health Institute is an ASWB and NBCC-approved provider.
  • Minnesota Certification Board accepts CCAPP.  E Care is an approved training provider by  California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP): E Care BHI is recognized by the California Consortium of Addiction Programs and Professionals (CCAPP) Provider Number OS-22-344-0424
  • Oklahoma Addiction Counselor: E Care BHI is recognized by the Oklahoma State Board of Licensed Alcohol and Drug Counselors as an approved education provider for Addiction Counselors (OBLADC) #20220136.
  • Ohio Addiction Counselor: E Care BHI is recognized by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board as an approved education provider for Addiction Counselor (OCDP)#50-29024
  • South Carolina Professional Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists licensing board, Provider #462
  • The Ohio Counselor, Social Worker, and Marriage and Family Therapist Board accepts courses from ASWB & NBCC approved providers. E Care Behavioral Health Institute is an ASWB and NBCC approved provider.
  • Texas Certification Board (TCB): E Care Behavioral BHI is recognized by the Texas Certification Board. Provider Number 2041-19
  • VA Mental Health Employee: E Care BHI VA COMMERCIAL VENDOR # 81-3353387-01
Note: Please note that Individual Board Rules are subject to potential changes. The approval and acceptance details we furnish are accurate to the best of our knowledge at the time of documentation. Please contact your board to be certain. Should you have any inquiries or uncertainties not addressed by the provided information, it’s advisable to consult your State Regulatory Board. Ultimately, the decision of whether your license renewal credit hours are accepted or denied rests with you.

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