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

Contemporary Issues in Forensic Psychology

The American Academy of Forensic Psychology (AAFP) is pleased to offer a variety of focused, 4-hour workshops and 7-hour workshops in our Contemporary Issues series. 

Topics include: competencies in the criminal process, how to interview children to preserve accurate testimony, cultural considerations in forensic psychology, risk for violence in juveniles and forensic psychological consulting in child custody litigation.


October 28th - November 1st, Varying Times


$100 Each

Ohio Mental Health and Addictions Services (OhioMHAS) Conference

Comprised of 4, 2-hour workshops, the OhioMHAS annual conference will cover a wide range of topics relevant to current forensic practice.

During this conference, you will earn CE credits while expanding upon your increasingly important digital skills and learning a framework for self-care to boost resilience, fulfillment, and energy. Continue practicing effectively and efficiently during a global pandemic by learning how to successfully conduct forensic assessments and evaluations online using videoconference tools. 


November 3rd, 12th, 17th, and 19th, Varying Times


$35 Each

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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Transforming Mental Health Professionals into Specialists

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

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


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