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Continuing Education

The Training Division of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services prides itself on offering quality training opportunities throughout the year to our staff on a variety of clinical and non-clinical topics. Staff training in evidence-based practices is offered in partnership with the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health.

The majority of trainings provide Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, Psychologists, substance abuse counselors and nurses. A few trainings each year are opened to community participants for a fee. These trainings are announced through an email distribution list and are made available for registration online.

If you would like to be added to our email distribution list, or if you have any questions regarding the continuing education program, please contact Linda O’Connor, LCSW, Training Director at training@didihirsch.org.

Past topics

Topics vary each year but have included: Clinical Supervision, Substance Use, Law & Ethics, Motivational Interviewing Fundamentals of Case Management, Integrated Care, Family Therapy, Play Therapy, and many more.

Didi Hirsch’s Suicide Prevention Center also offers a variety of suicide prevention trainings to community participants. For more information, please visit https://didihirsch.org/training/suicide-prevention-training.

Evidence-Based Practices

Staff at Didi Hirsch receive training in many evidence-based practices including: Seeking Safety, Crisis Oriented Recovery Services (CORS), Individual Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Psychotherapy for Depression (IPT), Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), Managing and Adapting Practice (MAP), Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) among others.

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