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Continuing Education Opportunities

Families, Inc. is proud to offer opportunities for professional development to our staff, local communities and beyond. Through a combination of onsite and web-based training, we provide multiple ways for mental health professionals to access these relevant topics. If there are topics that you would like to request, please send us an email at the address below.

The CE Team will use this site to share upcoming CE Opportunities we plan to provide for Families, Inc. staff as well as community professionals.  We will post upcoming trainings as they are confirmed. 

Changes to dates and times may be inevitable and are at the CE Team’s discretion. Ample notice will be given should changes occur.


April 26, 2024: Crisis Screenings and Ethical Treatment presented by Scott Burcham, LCSW and Natalie Bland, LCSW



Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy : UAMS 

Core Wellness 

Waters Edge Training : In-Person and Virtual/EMDR/Sandtray/Play Therapy/Etc.

*We reserve the right to change this schedule and/or topic as necessary. However we will always give plenty of notice for you to adjust your schedule. Unless otherwise noted, all events can be accessed on-line with appropriate technological equipment.
**As we become aware of other training opportunities in mental health, we will list the date and topic but do not guarantee the quality of the training.



(Not approved by NBCC at this time)
To access our recorded CE Sessions, click on the icon below.


Full Training Cost: $60 (Staff rate: Free to current staff) • Per Session Cost: $30 (Staff rate: Free to current staff) 

Pay at time of registration using Paypal or credit card.



The Families, Inc. Continuing Education team has worked tirelessly to bring you our NEW Home Study Program entitled “ANYTIME TRAINING.”  These home study options originate from recordings of LIVE WEBINAR EVENTS that Families, Inc. hosted during 2018-2019. There may be occasions when you will need to adjust the audio volume on your device. Headphones are always recommended for the highest quality audio experience.


Please Follow Directions Closely

•    Choose a recording from the list (Must use CHROME or SAFARI). 
•    Families, Inc. Staff - choose a Discount Code.
•    Register for one or both Sessions, watch in full, complete TEST(s).
•    When TEST(s) is complete you will receive an EVALUATION via email from CE Organizer.
•    Complete and submit EVALUATION - Once received, a certificate will be returned via email. 

*Please note - You will not be able to receive credit a second time for trainings you have previously attended.




Contact Information:

Deanna Thurman
1815 Pleasant Grove Road
Jonesboro, AR 72405
Phone: 870.933.6886
Fax: 870.336.1339

Families, Inc. Refund Policy:

Failure to view your chosen training due to technical difficulties, the purchaser will be eligible for a full refund.

When failing to complete your training assessment AND training evaluation within 1 week of viewing, the purchaser will not be eligible for a refund.

Families, Inc. Counseling Services has been approved by the National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6221. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Families, Inc. Counseling Services is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.


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