CE at Alliant: FAQ
Please review some of the most frequently asked questions about CE at
What is Continuing
Education at Alliant?
Alliant Continuing Education (CE)
programs address current
mental health issues, fulfill mandatory California Board of Psychology
and California Board of Behavioral Sciences licensure
requirements. Our courses are designed to help psychologists,
and clinical social workers stay ahead in their respective
Alliantís Continuing Education
offerings are delivered classroom-style
at our six campuses throughout California; and online, through a
distance learning technologies.
courses: Please note that some Apple products like the
iPad may not be able to play our online courses due to compatibility
issues with Flash which our courses run on. We are currently in the
process of coming up with solutions for this problem. Contact
us with any questions at 1-800-457-1273.
What are my licensure
To find out which classes are
required for your licensure
renewal, please visit the appropriate Board website:
Are Alliant Credits Board
Alliant International University
Continuing Education is
- The American Psychological
Association (APA) to sponsor
continuing education for psychologists. Alliant International
University maintains responsibility for its program
- The California Board of
Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to
provide continuing education for MFTs and LCSWs (provider #PCE234).
- The California Board of
Registered Nursing (BRN) to provide
continuing education for nurses (provider #CEP11235).
- The National Board for
Certified Counselors (NBCC) to provide continuing education for
counselors (provider #4469).
Who is responsible for reporting
my continuing education
All continuing education
participants are responsible for
reporting their own hours. For information about mandatory CE
requirements for your profession, please contact:
MCEP Accrediting Agency
3835 N. Freeway Blvd., Suite
Sacramento, CA 95834-1955
California Board of
1625 North Market
Blvd., Suite S-200
Sacramento, CA 95834
California Board of
1625 North Market Blvd., Suite
Sacramento, CA 95843
National Board for
* If you are outside of California, contact
your state association.
3 Terrace Way
Greensboro, NC 27403
are the Alliant campuses
Alliant-CE holds classes at six
locations across northern
and southern California:
||One Beach Street
San Francisco, CA 94133
||2030 West El Camino Ave. Suite
Sacramento, CA 95833
||5130 East Clinton Way
Fresno, CA 93727
||1000 South Fremont Ave
Alhambra, CA 91803
||2855 Michelle Drive, Suite 300
Irvine, CA 92606
|San Diego Ė
||10455 Pomerado Road
San Diego, CA 92131
What is the course attendance
To earn full continuing education credit for a course, 100% attendance
is required. Late arrivals beyond a grace period of 15 minutes will not
be allowed. Partial credit, i.e., less than the course's approved
number of hours, cannot be granted.
or Canceling Before the Course Start Date (in person course):
What is the withdrawal & cancellation policy?
Should you need to withdraw or cancel your enrollment from a course
anytime BEFORE the scheduled START DATE, you are eligible to receive a
partial refund or transfer credit. Please note that a $25
processing fee will be deducted from all refunds and transfer
credits. You must contact the Alliant Continuing Education
Department, via email or phone, at least one day before the course
start date in order to be eligible for a partial refund.
Withdrawing or Canceling
Before the Course Start Date (online course):
Should you need to withdraw or cancel your enrollment from an online
course, you are eligible to receive a partial refund or transfer
credit. Please note that a 15% processing fee will be
deducted from all refunds and transfer credits. You must
contact the Alliant Continuing Education Department, via email or phone
to be eligible for a partial refund. Partial refunds will only be given
up to one year after the original date of purchase.
No-Show or Late Arrival:
If you do not attend your scheduled course or arrive past the 15-minute
grace period for any reason, you must notify the Continuing Education
Department via phone or email within 48 hours after the course
date. You will be issued transfer credit for another
Continuing Education course, minus a $25 processing fee.
Credit can be applied to any future Continuing Education course for up
to one year from the date of issue. Absolutely NO REFUNDS
will be granted on or after the scheduled start date of the
course. If you miss a course or arrive late, and fail to
contact Continuing Education within 48 hours, no transfer credit will
If Alliant Continuing Education is
forced to cancel a course,
you will be notified at the earliest possible date and will have the
option of receiving a full refund or fee credit. Alliant will only
reimburse course fees and is not responsible for other expenses
incurred by the participant.
Please note that it is the
individualís responsibility to
contact Continuing Education in order to receive a refund or transfer
When are courses closed and how
will I know?
Courses are closed from pre-registration on the Wednesday before the
course is scheduled. If you do not register before this date,
you can register on-site at the time of the course.
Courses are also closed when the
enrollment capacity is
met. If the enrollment is capped, our website will be updated
to reflect the course closure. On-site registrations will not
be accepted if a course is deemed to be full.
Does CE at Alliant offer
discounts on any courses?
∑ CSPP, USIU, Alliant alumni and current Alliant students
receive a 10% discount off course fees.
∑ Alliant students receive a 50% discount off pre-licensure
course fees only.
Does CE at Alliant offer any
payment installment plans?
No, all CE courses must be paid for in full
prior to or at the time of
What are the benefits of
pre-registering for a course?
Pre-registering for a course guarantees the registrant a spot on the
course roster before the course enrollment fills to capacity.
Pre-registrants also receive their continuing education certificate
immediately following completion of the course.
Can I reserve a spot without
No. Registrants will not be added to the course until the CE
office receives full payment .
When will I receive my course
Course confirmation letters will be mailed to each participant within
one week of registration and will include directions to the course
site. Registrations received less than one week prior to a course's
start date will be confirmed via fax or email, or by telephone.
How can I arrange to teach a
New course proposals are submitted
to an advisory committee on
a rotating basis for review and must meet the following basic criteria:
- Courses must be pertinent to
the theory, practice, and
methodology of psychology; must be taught at
the post-doctoral level; and must enable a psychologist to
provide better psychological care to the
- Materials submitted must
clearly demonstrate how the course
meets these requirements.
All proposal packets submitted for
review must include the
A brief abstract describing the content and the intent
of the workshop. This description should clearly address the basic
criteria listed above. Please indicate if/how this course addresses the
theory, practice and methodology pertaining to your topic. Please also
indicate three areas in which this course extends knowledge beyond a
pre-doctoral level of training on your topic.
Course Goals and
A list of the benefits that attendees will gain from
participating in the workshop. Please list a minimum of three learning
goals/objectives that will enhance the practice of psychologists who
attend this CE workshop.
A detailed syllabus with an hour-by-hour time outline of workshop
activities, breaks, lunch, etc. This outline should identify exactly
what will be covered in the presentation and how much time will be
spent on each item. For presentations 6 hours and over, you may include
two 15-minute breaks in your total instructional time; one break for
presentations less than 6 hours.
Each presenterís complete CV.
This is a means for participants to gauge what they have learned from
the presentation. It can take the form of multiple-choice questions,
true/false, short answer, etc. It is best to have one post-test
question per hour of instruction.
Marketing and Promotions
Please include a bulleted list of schools and/or
organizations for which you have presented this topic within the last
two years, along with the approximate the number of paid attendees in
each of these workshops. Additionally, in order to more
appropriately promote your program, we kindly ask that you share your
mailing list (if applicable) with Alliant CE for a one-time
We encourage all proposals and
related questions are forwarded
electronically to Thomas Nickel, Executive Director of Continuing
You may also mail your materials to Thomas Nickel, Continuing
Education, One Beach Street, Suite 200, San Francisco, CA
Please allow at least one month
for course review and approval