Continuing Education

For many years, AGAPE has offered training modules to area universities and community counselors through our Counselor Training Institute. These courses provide opportunities for area counselors to enhance their skills in specific areas while earning continuing education credits sponsored by Lipscomb’s University’s Graduate Program of Clinical Mental Health Counseling. 

Our upcoming course offerings are listed below.

Continuing Education

Know Your Number: Enneagram Training

Taught by Hunter Mobley, Enneagram teacher and Executive Pastor at Christ Church Nashville

Tuesday, September 25 from 9am-12pm

Know Your Number is an engaging opportunity to dive deeply into the Enneagram. We will discuss in-depth the 9 types, how they relate to one another, and how each type can grow in health. Our goals will be to learn or confirm our types, build compassion for self and others, and gain some insight into how our relationships can become healthier. 

Participants will:

  1. Explore and understand the nine Enneagram types and how they relate to one another through relationships
  2. Discover how each Enneagram type responds in stress and security
  3. Discover how the Enneagram can be used as a companion tool in psychological counseling

Register here.

 

Understanding Psychological Assessments: Enhancing the Therapeutic Process

Taught by Kristen Shultis, PsyD, AGAPE Therapist

Tuesday, October 9th from 9-11am

Participants will:

  1. Explore the definition of psychological testing and various reasons for referral
  2. Identify the differences between self-report and performance-based testing
  3. Discuss how psychological testing results can influence the treatment plan and course of therapy

(2 CEUs provided)

Register here.

 

Making the Most of What Works in Counseling

Taught by Jim Frost, LSPE/HSP, AGAPE Therapist

Tuesday, October 23rd from 9-11am

Participants will:

  1. Identify the common factors and their relative contribution to successful treatment
  2. Learn how to maximize the benefits of each of the four (4) common factors
  3. Identify therapist behaviors which diminish or work against the common factors

(2 CEUs provided)

Register here.

 

Working With Those Recovering from Eating Disorders

Taught by Tiffany Phillips, LMFT, of the Renfrew Center

Tuesday, November 13th from 9-11am

Participants will be able to:

  1. Recognize the signs and symptoms of eating disorders in outpatient practice
  2. Understand the importance of working with a multi-disciplinary team and when to refer to a higher level of care
  3. Understand that eating disorders are not about food; recognize the underlying issues

(2 CEUs provided)

Register here.

 

Helping Couples Heal from an Affair  

Taught by Tracy Hall, PhD, LMFT, AGAPE Therapist

Tuesday, November 27th from 9-11am

Participants will learn:

  1. Important topics to address related to affair recovery
  2. Helpful ways to address those topics, even in an enhanced emotional state
  3. How to keep both spouses engaged in the process of recovery

(2 CEUs provided)

Register here.