CONCEPT Professional Training

CONCEPT is Palo Alto University’s Division of Continuing & Professional Studies, a not-for-profit offering world-class education for mental health professionals.


Over 100 Self-Paced Programs, Essential & Trending Topics.


Earn Local, State, National Continuing Education Credit.


Evidence-based Programming on Best Practices in Specialty Areas.

Upcoming Workshops at CONCEPT

2021 Live Webinar Subscription

Our 2021 Live Webinar Subscription is now available! In 2021, we will be hosting 12 webinars on a variety of applicable topics, relevant to mental health professionals at all stages of their career. 

From now until 1/31/21, for a flat fee of $500, you will get access to our entire 2021 Live Webinar lineup–a $1,200 value.

We are offering 2, 4-part series, one on The Importance of Risk Communication and another on the MMPI-3. Additionally, we will host 4 standalone webinars focused on critical topics in clinical neuropsychology, ranging from Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder to Executive Dysfunction, and more.


2021 Calendar Year



AAFP Workshops

The American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP) is excited to offer  focused, 4-hour workshops, as part of their Special Topics in Forensic Psychology series. Each workshop will allow you to earn 4 CEs and is ideal for mental health professionals at all stages of their career.

Join us on January 28th for a workshop covering Forensic Evaluations in the Age of Social Media and learn how to properly leverage and analyze social networking data in forensic evaluations.

Learn how to navigate personal injury cases on January 29th during our workshop on Psychological Evaluation of Causation and Damages in Personal Injury Cases, diving into topics such as Tort elements, malingering, PTSD symptoms, and more.


January 28th - 29th


$200 per workshop

Elevate Your Practice with CONCEPT

CONCEPT Continuing & Professional Studies at Palo Alto University exists to elevate the level of practice and professional fulfillment for mental health and allied professionals through premium, customizable courses taught by leading subject matter experts.  Our innovative, high-quality, and flexible post-graduate training is offered through an easy-to-use, learner-centric platform or in-person, with an ability to flex to different formats to suit varied needs and learning styles. Our programs provide meaningful training to fill education gaps, helping our students practice lifelong excellence.

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CE / CPD Sponsor Approvals

Learn more about CONCEPT’s National Continuing Education Credit.

Transforming Mental Health Professionals into Specialists

CONCEPT Continuing & Professional Studies trains mental health professionals towards certification in specialty areas.

Expert Instructors

Professional training developed and delivered by the field's leading experts.

CE Credit

Earn CE credit for meaningful professional training that will elevate your practice.


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Learn about our group training programs, so you can simplify and scale your new staff training and onboarding in areas such as forensic psychology, counseling, and more.