Requirement: MUST HAVE BASIC UNDERSTANDING OF THE SPANISH LANGUAGE
- Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Counselors
- University Faculty and staff
- Students, Trainees, Interns
Presenter: Veronica Gutierrez, Ph.D. is a psychologist who works in a community clinic. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. She used to teach Spanish for Psychologists at Alliant International University in San Diego, CA.
Contact Information: Veronica Gutierrez, Ph.D., 2101 S. El Camino Real, Suite 204, Oceanside, CA. 92054 / 760-712-6833 / Info@SpanishforCounselors.com / www.SpanishforCounselors.com
Recommended Book (can be purchased through Amazon.com): Gutierrez, V., Rafiee, C., Bartelma, E.K., & Guerra, V. (2010). An English-Spanish Manual for Mental Health Professionals. Createspace Independent Publishing Platform. ISBN-10: 1453777199 ISBN-13: 978-1453777190
Spanish Education Credit: A certificate of completion for 4 hours will be awarded for the entire program; variable credit for partial attendance will not be awarded. Participants must complete all of the lessons to receive full credit; partial credit will not be granted. They must be actively involved in the program by reading or viewing the information and answering the questions at the end of each lesson. Otherwise, they will not be able to obtain their certificate. Participants must pass the post-test with a score of 70% or better to obtain their certificate. The certificate can be printed after completing the program.
Online Ordering: www.spanishforcounselors.com
An e-mail address is required for this home-study program.
Payment Questions: Call (760) 712-6833 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Cancellation Policy: A participant can cancel the program prior to starting it online. Once the participant begins the program, no refunds are made.
Copyright Statement: No part of the program can be downloaded or copied.
American with Disabilities Act (ADA): If you need any accommodations, please call (760) 712-6833 or email: email@example.com
Follow-up Questions: The instructor may not cover all information in detail but will do her best to follow- up on any questions sent to her by electronic mail. Should a statement not be an accurate translation and it is made known to the instructor, she will correct the statement and apologize for the mistake.
Spanish for Counselors / Veronica Gutierrez, Ph.D. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education for psychologists. Spanish for Counselors / Veronica Gutierrez, Ph.D. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
- An accredited or approved postsecondary institution that meets the requirements set forth in Business and Professions Code Sections 4980.54(f)(1), 4989.34, 4996.22(d)(1), or 4999.76(d).
- A Board‐recognized approval agency or a Spanish Education provider that has been approved or registered by a board recognized approval agency for Spanish Education listed in California Code of Regulations Section 1887.4.1.
- An organization, institution, association, or other entity that is recognized by the Board as a Spanish Education provider as listed in California Code of Regulations Section 1887.4.3.
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