Announcing PSCP

Continuing Education Events

3 credits each

Spring 2016


REGISTER HERE for workshops

3.0 CE units plus...

Jan 29 9-12 noon

UPDATED Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training for Mandated Reporters

*** Fulfills State Mandated Child Abuse

Ronald Fischman, Ed.D.

Julie Meranze- Levitt Ph.D.

State Mandated Child Abuse

Act 48 available

Temple Univ Fort Wash.

Sept 30 1-4 pm



Stay tuned!

Announcements coming in next few weeks!

Doug Rushlau, Psy.D.


Act 48 available

Temple Univ Fort Wash.

Oct 9 9-12 noon

Ethical Dilemmas: Shedding Light into Darkness


Carol Gantman, Ph.D.

Dea Silbertrust, Ph.D, JD


Villanova Univ

Oct 16 9-12 noon

Cults (Yes, They're Still Here!), Cultic Relationships and the Clinical Psychologist

Steve K. D. Eichel, Ph.D ABPP

Act 48 available


Oct 23 9-12 noon

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder in the Child and Adolescent Population: A Clinical Perspective

Pamela Simms, PsyD

Act 48 available


Oct 30 9-12 noon

The Neurobehavioral, Legal and Post Shooting Correlates of the use of Deadly Force

Anthony Semone, Ph.D.



Temple Univ
Fort Wash.

Oct 30 1-4 pm

Dangerous Play: When Video Gaming Becomes Compulsive

Erica Sarr, PsyD, M.Ed

Act 48 available

Temple Univ Fort Wash.

Nov 13 9-12 noon

Development, Genetics, Systems and Treatment for Mental Health and Substance Abuse

Patti McAndrews, MHS, LPC, CAC, IAADC

Act 48 available


Nov 20 9-12 noon

"Cutting Out" Self Injurious Behaviors: A Rising Trend Among Adolescents

Dawn H. Haaz, PsyD

Act 48 available PCOM  

Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The Pennsylvania Boards of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors have approved APA/PSCP programs for CE credits for these professionals.

CE policy Weather policy Fee policy

All workshops are 3.0 CE credits and include continental breakfast or lunch unless otherwise indicated

$70 Member
$95 Non Member

$50 Student Member
$60 Student Non Member



Friday, January 29 9:00-12:00 noon

Ron Fischman, Ed.D. and Julie Meranze Levitt, Ph.D.

UPDATED Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training for Mandated Reporters

(updated information pending approval shortly)

* PSCP Members $70 Special pricing for Non PSCP members $80

Ac 48 available

Registration/Continental Breakfast 8:30 am

Location: Temple University-Fort Washington Campus

  1. Discussing the differences between Child Protective Services and General Protective Services in Pennsylvania.
  2. Describing Components of Child Abuse and Exclusions to Child Abuse.
  3. Listing common signs of Child Abuse
  4. Describing Mandatory and Permissive Child Abuse Reporters.
  5. Explaining Mandatory and Permissive Child Abuse Reporters and Penalties for not Reporting Child Abuse

Act 31 Fact Sheet

Important Facts: Act 31 A2014, passed April 15, 2014 mandates training and child abuse recognition and reporting for all health care professionals and funeral directors each licensing biennium. It augments previous legislation, specifying educators as mandated reporters.

Questions and Answers about Child Abuse Training:

Who is eligible to take this course with PSCP? Who can you invite to join you? 

  • LPC's, MFT, Health Professionals, Social Workers, Psychologists plus..
  • Licensed Physicians or Osteopaths, Medical examiners, Coroner, Funeral Directors
    Dentists, optometrists, chiropractors, Podiatrists, RNs, LPNs
    Hospital personnel, Christian Science Practitioners,
    School Administrators, Teachers, Nurses (School), Social Service workers
    Day Care Center workers, Child Care or Foster Care Workers
    Mental Health professionals, Peace officers or Law Enforcement officer


"UPDATED Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training for Mandated Reporters"

 What licensing information do I need to know?   

  • New licensees must complete 3 hours of training
  • Licensee renewals must have 2 hours of training.
  • These hours can count towards your 30 credits
  • Social Workers biennium ends February 28, 2015.
  • Psychologists biennium end November 30, 2015.

What is the cost and what is provided? 

  • $70.00 PSCP Members $80.00 Not yet members
  • 3.0 continuing education credits
  • Continental breakfast, delicious Lunch or light evening meal
  • Opportunity for Act 48 credits ($15.00 for 3.0 credits)

Who is providing the training?

 Training provided by Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists approved by Department of Public Welfare.   †††††††††  

How can my friends and colleagues register? 
 Feel free to share this information with colleagues. They may also register at the link provided at the top of the page.     


Contact us at 215-885-2562 or click on Suggestions for CE Topics. We look forward to hearing from you.


Workshops Co-Sponsored by PSCP
PSCP is delighted to be Co-Sponsoring the following Continuing Education workshops. Please contact the presenting organization for registration and questions.




Other CE workshops as well as information about statewide events can be found at the Pennsylvania Psychological Associationís website:


1.$15 Late Registration Fee less than 48 hours before workshop.
2. $20 Walk-In Registration Fee in addition to workshop fee.
3. If a registrant cancels less than 48 hours before a workshop, PSCP will issue a certificate to attend a future workshop of equal duration. If the participant cancels registration more than 48 hours before a scheduled workshop, the participant may choose to receive a refund or a certificate for a future workshop of equal duration.


PSCP Continuing Education Policy


Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, the PSCP office will make every attempt to notify registered participants of any change in a scheduled workshop by contacting you at the phone and email you registered with.

  • Postponement information will be posted on the website by 5:00 PM the day before the workshop.
  • Email notifications will be sent to registrants by 5:00 PM the day before the workshop.
  • An attempt will be made to notify each registrant by phone (at the number given when registering) the day before the workshop..
  • In the event of postponement, registration will be honored at the rescheduled program, or at a future workshop of the registrants choosing.
  • Should an emergency arise early in the morning of a workshop program, a notification will be posted on the PSCP website by 6:30 AM (if possible)