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VTSC is now an approved continuing education provider for psychologists

VTSC is now an approved continuing education provider for psychologists

The Veterans Training Support Center is now approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.

Curious why VTSC workshops are now listed as being worth CEs rather than CEUs? This fall, VTSC was approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. That means that VTSC workshops meet the high standards established by the APA to offer continuing education and professional development to doctorate-level professionals.

For more information about this approval status, please click the APA link here: Standards and Criteria for Approval of Sponsors of Continuing Education for Psychologists

Promising Practices

10. Annual Student-Veteran Focus Groups

10. Annual Student-Veteran Focus Groups

Identify the needs of student veterans by conducting annual focus groups.

Promising Practice

Each campus is different in terms of student populations and their needs. Some campuses have higher numbers of veterans and military family members attending and some only have a few. What works on one campus may not work on another; there is no cookie cutter mold. Therefore it is highly recommended that institutions take the time each year to sit down with their student veterans and listen to their needs. This can be done through formal, or informal, focus groups. By giving the students a chance to express their needs the institution is gaining a more informed perspective

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