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CPD-0212 – Professional Development for the Established Psychologist (CPD-0212_PSYCH)

Professional Development for the Established Psychologist

Online, self-paced
Access to course content will begin on July 6, 2020.
Enrolled students will have until December 11, 2020, to complete course material.

The purpose of this course is to provide psychologists with an evidence informed approach to professional development for psychologists. Course topics will include: up to date information on the newly enacted Colorado State requirements for continuing education for psychologists, how to leverage mentoring and other learning activities for professional development, and creating a learning plan that bridges information from American Psychological Association, Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies, and the scientific literature on professional development. Course participants will benefit from this highly relevant and novel information organized for the novice to well-experienced psychologists.

Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Articulate the new professional development requirements enforced by the Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies.
  • Explain the importance of professional development actives, particularly mentoring, in maintaining and enhancing psychologists’ competence.
  • Create a professional development plan for themselves that aligns with the requirements for continuing education in Colorado.
This course offers 2 APA CE hours

Online, self-paced course

Cost: $75
Discounts (use code when registering):
DU Affiliates (alumni, faculty, staff): 10% off - code: CPDPS10
Students: 15% off - code: CPDPS15

Shelly Smith-Acuña, PhD,
is the Dean of the the Graduate School of Professional Psychology and has been with GSPP for 24 years. She also maintains a small private practice with an emphasis on couples, families, relationship issues, and gender issues.

Tom Davidson received his PsyD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Denver's Graduate School of Professional Psychology in 1978. His specialty focus tool is Clinical Neuropsychology. His clinical interests include psychoanalytically informed integrative models of treatment with adults, adolescents, children and their families. Other clinical interests include the anxiety and mood spectrum disorders, personality disorder and assessment, neurodevelopmental topics, suicide, trauma & PTSD, and psychological and neuropsychological evaluation.

Online Course Format:
Students can expect to have access to course content in Canvas, University of Denver’s online learning platform, on July 6, 2020 or within one week of enrollment, whichever is later. Enrolled students will have until December 11, 2020 to complete course material. Enrollment for this course will close on November 27, 2020 to allow for adequate completion time.

This program is approved for 2 hours of continuing education. The University of Denver, Graduate School of Professional Psychology (GSPP) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. GSPP maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Course Details
Location: University ParkMode of Study: OnlinePlaces Left: 30Waitlist Places Left: 15Fee: $75


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