Continuing Education

Office of Continuing Education

William James College Continuing Education Programs

Our continuing education programs will allow you to learn a new skill set or refresh your knowledge from the latest research and trends. Through workshops, seminars, and conferences, you’ll learn cutting-edge information from experts in your field. You’ll also be able to engage with your colleagues, allowing you to form professional connections as well as share real-life experiences that will help you grow.

Programs, Events and Courses

We offer in-person, online and blended programs and courses for mental health professionals. Hear from esteemed thought leaders in the field of psychology, while earning CE credits.

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In-Depth Learning Series

We offer intensive, focused-study CE programs for students who wish to deepen their learning in the following specialty areas: 

CE Certificate in Child and Family Forensics
Psychoanalytic Studies
Erich Lindemann Memorial Lecture Series

Certificate Program in Trauma Treatment within Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities Populations

This online Certificate program includes a series of workshops combined with Community of Practice sessions, which culminate in a Certificate. Participants can attend individual or multiple workshops.

January 26–September 18, 2024
9:00 AM - 4:30 PM ET


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Professional Development for Military and Veterans Psychology

Problematic Pornography Use and Gambling among US Veterans

Friday, March 8, 2024, 12:00-1:00 PM ET on Zoom
This training focuses on an overview of addictive behaviors such as gambling, and pornography use in US military population. This presentation will provide attendees with an introductory overview of these disorders and discuss both distinct and common issues in US veterans. Although this program covers veterans' culture, it is not exclusively applicable to veterans, and can be applied to many subgroups. Practitioners of all levels and experiences are encouraged to attend; advanced, intermediate, and beginners!.


Suicide Prevention for Military, Veterans and Law Enforcement: through Safer Firearm Storage: Lethal Means Counseling

Friday, March 15, 2024, 9:30 AM-3:30 PM at WJC
This program will provide clinicians with the background knowledge about firearms, safe firearms storage, firearms safety and the laws of firearms ownership in Massachusetts to improve their knowledge, vernacular and confidence, when discussing suicide prevention as it relates to firearms and safer firearms storage with military and veterans in the community. This training will also discuss the relationship veterans and law enforcement have with firearms. It will provide an overview of tools for suicide risk screening and will offer specific questioning and scenarios related to risk of death by suicide with firearms demonstrated and practiced through role play. Although this program focusing on law enforcement and veterans' culture, it is not exclusively applicable to them, and can be applied to many subgroups.  Practitioners of all levels and experiences are encouraged to attend!

CE Accreditation

Our Continuing education programs provide CE credits for Psychologists, Social Workers, Mental Health Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and more. Please click here to learn more about accreditation.


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Hours: Mon–Fri 9AM-5PM ET
Phone: 617-244-1682

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