Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
What is continuing education at the Center for Psychological Studies?
Nova Southeastern University's Center for Psychological Studies (CPS) offers continuing education workshops to psychologists, clinical social workers, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, and school psychologists. These courses, which are presented by leading mental health professionals, contribute to the lifelong learning of our students and faculty as well as the professionals in our community.
Are continuing education credits earned through CPS approved?
Nova Southeastern University's Center for Psychological Studies is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Nova Southeastern University's Center for Psychological Studies maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- Clinical social workers, mental health counselors, and marriage and family therapists
Nova Southeastern University's Center for Psychological Studies is approved to offer continuing education by the State of Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy, and Mental Health Counseling. Provider # BAP 330 – exp. 03/31/2015.
- School psychologists
Nova Southeastern University's Center for Psychological Studies is approved to offer continuing education by the State of Florida Board of Medical Therapies/Psychology, Office of School Psychology. Provider # SCE 11 – exp.11/30/2015.
Nova Southeastern University's Center for Psychology Studies is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to provide continuing education for school psychologists. Nova Southeastern University maintains responsibility for the program. Provider # 1024.
Nova Southeastern University's Center for Psychological Studies is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP™) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP™ solely is responsible for all aspects of the program. Provider #4548, Exp. 04/30/15.
Notices of Accreditation, Membership, and Non-Discrimination
Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097: Telephone number 404-679-4501) to award associate's, bachelor's, master's, specialist, and doctoral degrees. Nova Southeastern University was first accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS) as Nova University in 1971.
Nova Southeastern University admits students of any race, color, sex, age, nondisqualifying disability, religion or creed, sexual orientation, or national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school, and does not discriminate in administration of its educational policies, admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs.
The Center for Psychological Studies Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.
The Center for Psychological Studies Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D) program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association.
The Center for Psychological Studies Psychology Services Center Pre-Doctoral Internship Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of the American Psychological Association. Questions related to the programs’ accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation: Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, D.C., 20002-4242, Phone: (202) 336-5979, Email: email@example.com, Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation.
Additionally, the Center for Psychological Studies sponsors the South Florida Consortium Internship Program, which is a member in good standing of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC).
The Center’s master’s degree program in school counseling and specialist and doctoral programs in school psychology are approved by the Florida Department of Education. In addition, the specialist program in school psychology holds the designation of National Recognition by the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP).
The Center for Psychological Studies offers two programs, (1) the M.S. in School Counseling and (2) the Psy.S. in School Psychology, for practitioners in P-12 schools that have been accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The accreditation for these programs is awarded to the university through the Fischler School of Education as follows: The Fischler School of Education at Nova Southeastern University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), www.ncate.org. This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs at all university locations and online. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development, relicensure, or other purposes.
Nova Southeastern University is committed to providng equal access through reasonable accommodations for individuals with disabilities. If special arrangements are needed, participants should contact Suzanne O'Sullivan, M.S., Program Manager, via telephone at (954) 262-5826 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I learn more about upcoming continuing education programs?
For detailed information regarding all of our upcoming continuing education programs, please visit our website or phone us at (954) 262-5826.