Continuing Education

Continuing Education Credit/Hour Learning Courses

Magellan administers a continuing education program to provide ongoing, relevant and formal learning opportunities for peer support specialists, social workers, licensed counselors, licensed addiction professionals, nurses and psychologists to keep pace with emerging clinical issues in behavioral health.

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Magellan is approved to offer continuing education (CE) credit/hours by the following organizations. Be sure to read the CE requirements in the promotional material for the courses on this page, and view Magellan’s CE policy and FAQs.

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB)
  • National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC)
  • The Association for Addiction Professionals (NAADAC)
  • Florida Certification Board (FCB)

From hardship to hope: Strategies to foster financial wellness

Wellness in 8D: A lens to build resilience

Hype or hip? Exploring digital health technology for recovery

The intersection between trauma and suicidality: Basics for building trauma-informed peer relationships

Equity as an expectation

Engaging families as partners

National Practice Guidelines for Peer Specialists and Supervisors

Summer-fall 2020 ethics series

Supervising peer support specialists in a changing landscape

Digital peer support – A whole-of-society approach to widespread availability of mental health and psychosocial support

Social inclusion and recovery

From hardship to hope: Strategies to foster financial wellness

This course introduces two concrete tools that peer providers, case managers and other individuals can use to foster financial wellness among those they support. The Financial Wellness Engagement Tool helps guide conversations about the person’s chief financial stressors and motivations to pursue financial wellness goals, and why these matter to the person in the context of their personal and cultural identities. The Financial Wellness Action Plan is a tool to develop concrete action steps that build on individuals’ material, human, social and cultural capital. The presenter of this webinar is Oscar Jiménez-Solomon, MPH, research scientist, New York State Psychiatric Institute; senior research staff associate (psychiatry), Columbia University Irving Medical Center; and PhD student researcher, Columbia University Center on Poverty and Social Policy.

  • Available certificates after completing course requirements: Florida Certification Board (FCB), New Mexico Credentialing Board for Behavioral Health Professionals (NMCBBHP),* and certificate of attendance (no CEs)

*Find important details regarding NMCBBHP approval in the course promotional material linked below

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1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved

Wellness in 8D: A lens to build resilience

This course examines wellness in an 8-dimensional model (8D) as a lens for prevention, treatment and recovery supports. Through this learning experience, participants will have the opportunity to examine personal strengths and areas for personal growth to build resilience. Explore how this model can be personally applied and professionally implemented to support people with a wide range of challenges. The presenter of this webinar is Peggy Swarbrick, PhD, FAOTA, associate director at the Center of Alcohol & Substance Use Studies, and research professor at the Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, Rutgers University.

  • Available certificates after completing course requirements: Florida Certification Board (FCB), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), New Mexico Credentialing Board for Behavioral Health Professionals (NMCBBHP),* and certificate of attendance (no CEs)

*Find important details regarding NMCBBHP approval in the course promotional material linked below

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1 CE clock hour/credit approved

Hype or hip? Exploring digital health technology for recovery

This course raises awareness of digital health technologies, addresses health disparities in the digital tech space and helps enable professionals to promote digital health literacy to support people in accessing and using technology for their recovery journey. The presenter of this webinar is Keris Jän Myrick, MS, MBA, director at the Jed Foundation and co-director of The Mental Health Strategic Impact Initiative.

  • Available certificates after completing course requirements: Florida Certification Board (FCB), and certificate of attendance (no CEs)

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1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved

The intersection between trauma and suicidality: Basics for building trauma-informed peer relationships

This course addresses how conversations about trauma, healing and recovery are not just the purview of licensed clinical professionals and that there is a strong connection between suicidality and trauma. The presenter of this webinar is Cheryl S. Sharp, MSW, ALWF, CEO of Sharp Change Consulting, Inc.

  • Available certificates after completing course requirements: Florida Certification Board (FCB), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), and certificate of attendance (no CEs)

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1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved

Equity as an expectation

This course explores behavioral health inequities that exist among racial, ethnic, gender, religious and other minorities in the United States, and identifies strategies for fostering and sustaining equitable mental health outcomes for diverse populations in behavioral health and mental wellness services. The presenter of this webinar is Dr. Tonicia Freeman-Foster, Ed.D, CDP, CHES®, PMP, co-founder and principal consultant at Kusudi Consulting Group, and change specialist at Change Matrix.

  • Available certificates after completing course requirements: Florida Certification Board (FCB), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), and certificate of attendance (no CEs)

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1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved

Engaging families as partners

Engaging Families as Partners is a two-part series providing a framework for creating effective partnerships with families of children and youth. The goal of the series is to provide an in-depth exploration of true family engagement, reflected in the partnership between the system, providers and families, distinct professional roles, and how to demonstrate respect and value for each other’s roles and contributions.

  • Available certificates after completing course requirements: Florida Certification Board (FCB), and certificate of attendance (no CEs)
1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved
Part 1
1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved
Part 2

National Practice Guidelines for Peer Specialists and Supervisors

The first course in this series, National Practice Guidelines for Peer Specialists and Supervisors, provides a brief background of peer support services; familiarizes attendees with development of National Practice Guidelines for Peer Specialists and Supervisors; demonstrates actionable steps for operationalizing these guidelines; and shares key findings from research on supervision of peer specialists by non-peer supervisors.

The second course, Supervision as collaboration: Revisiting the National Practice Guidelines and using the Five Critical Functions to enhance peer support practice, demonstrates the concept of collaborative supervision to further operationalize the National Practice Guidelines for Peer Specialists and Supervisors, as well as introduces the Five Critical Functions of Supervision to bridge the gap that often stifles communication between the peer specialist’s role and tasks and supervisor’s understanding of these roles and tasks.

The presentations feature Dana Foglesong, MSW, NCPS, national director, recovery and resiliency services, Magellan Healthcare; Jonathan P. Edwards, PhD, LCSW, ACSW, NYCPS, National Association of Peer Supporters; Joanne Forbes, PhD, CPRP, Baltic Street AEH; Rita Cronise, MS, ALWF, Rutgers University Department of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, Academy of Peer Services; and Gita Enders, LMSW, MA, CPRP, NYCPS, director, NYC Health + Hospitals, Office of Behavioral Health.

  • Available certificates after completing course requirements: Florida Certification Board (FCB), and certificate of attendance (no CEs)
1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved
National Practice Guidelines for Peer Specialists and Supervisors
1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved
Supervision as collaboration: Revisiting the National Practice Guidelines and using the Five Critical Functions to enhance peer support practice

Summer-fall 2020 ethics series

Magellan is committed to increasing access to effective peer support services to improve personal well-being and promote recovery. Certified peer specialists are required to earn continuing education credits on the subject of ethics as a
condition of being in good standing with certification entities. Lisa Goodale, MSW, has joined as our moderator to share her many years of experience with peer support and ethics. Also presenting is Jean Dukarski, CPSS.

  • Available certificates after completing course requirements: Florida Certification Board (FCB), and certificate of attendance (no CEs)

 

1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved
Part 1 - Black and white and grey all over: Ethics for providing quality peer support
1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved
Part 2 - Peer support ethics: Doing the right thing, making change
1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved
Part 3 - Ethical considerations for digital peer support specialists

Supervising peer support specialists in a changing landscape

This course provides information and resources to effectively supervise peer support specialists. The presenter of this webinar is Dana Foglesong, MSW, NCPS, national director, recovery and resiliency services, Magellan Healthcare.

  • Available certificates after completing course requirements: Florida Certification Board (FCB), and certificate of attendance (no CEs)

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1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved

Digital peer support – A whole-of-society approach to widespread availability of mental health and psychosocial support

This course provides information on the current landscape of digital peer support services across the globe and how to implement digital peer support within systems of care. The presenter of this webinar is Dr. Karen L. Fortuna, assistant professor of psychiatry in the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College.

  • Available certificates after completing course requirements: Florida Certification Board (FCB), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), and certificate of attendance (no CEs)

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1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved

Social inclusion and recovery

This course provides strategies and information to advance social inclusion and recovery for people living with psychiatric disAbilities and/or addictive disorders. The presenter of this webinar is Tom Lane, CRPS, national director, community and recovery services, Magellan Healthcare.

  • Available certificates after completing course requirements: Florida Certification Board (FCB), National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC), and certificate of attendance (no CEs)

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1.5 CE clock hours/credits approved
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