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Continuing Education

Continuing Education & Professional Development

The Department of Professional Counseling offers continuing education and professional development opportunities for current students, alumni, and community professionals. Events are facilitated by the department, as well as by their active alumni organization Counseling Alumni Connection (CAC). This website contains information about upcoming offerings, ongoing initiatives, and credentialing.

If you would like to stay updated on professional development programming, please complete the short form located at the bottom right of this webpage.

Upcoming Events

CAC “From Our Own” Presentation

Utilizing the Therapeutic Relationship as a Corrective Experience in Sex Offender Treatment

Presented by Kristen Robertori, MA, MS, LAC

Live Virtual Workshop via Zoom

Thursday, March 25, 2021

6:30-8:30pm (2 CE hours)

This program will draw from the foundations of attachment theory to provide a framework for understanding individuals with sexually abusive behaviors and highlight why the therapeutic relationship is uniquely valuable with this population.

To register, click the button below then select the “Workshops” tile at the bottom of the page.

CAC Racial Justice Education Series

The CAC’s Social Justice, Advocacy, and Community Service Program (SoJACS) hosts an ongoing Racial Justice Education Series which  provides a safe and inclusive space to foster learning, growth, and community through advancing the discourse on racial injustice. These events are free of charge and provide continuing education hours. Please visit the SoJACS website for more information about upcoming events.

Attendees should note that Professional Counseling virtual events are being recorded and may be published in various media, including print, audio, social media, and video formats without further notice. By participating in these virtual events, you consent to being filmed, taped, interviewed, photographed and recorded. You also agree that Monmouth University may use, reproduce, publish, edit, and broadcast any recordings as they deem fit to use them.

Photo of S Kent Butler presenting at 2018 Counseling Conference at Monmouth University

Credentialing Information

For NJ Licensed Counselors:

NBCC Approved Continuing Education Provider
Monmouth University Department of Professional Counseling has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 4242. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Monmouth University Department of Professional Counseling is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

For NJ Social Workers:
In accordance with New Jersey Administrative Code 13:44G-6.4(c)5, Social Workers may obtain continuing education from courses and programs offered at a regionally accredited institution.

For NJ Alcohol and Drug Counselors:
In accordance with New Jersey Administrative Code 13:34C-5.4(b)1, Alcohol and Drug Counselors may obtain continuing education from courses or programs approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC).

Please note: Credit requirements and approvals vary by state board regulations. It is the responsibility of the attendee to determine what providers/programs their licensing board accepts.

If a participant would like to express a concern about their experience with Monmouth University Department of Professional Counseling, they may call or email Jessica Burkholder at 732-571-3570 or Although we do not guarantee a particular outcome, the participant can expect us to consider the complaint, make any necessary decisions and communicate with the participant within one week.

Photo of audience at 2017 Counseling Conference at Monmouth University

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