Certificate in Mental Disability Law

Certificate in Mental Disability Law


Time to Completion: 80 hours (~6-9 months)


This Certificate in Mental Disability Law provides the necessary training to develop the theoretical, empirical, & practical knowledge required for working in various criminal justice and forensic settings. This certificate consists of 80 hours of training in mental disability law across a variety of contexts.

This Certificate program guides the professional through 80 hours of training content. All training modules are online and self-paced, allowing the professional to proceed through the training as quickly as is comfortable. Our suggested timelines for the completion of this certificate assume that the professional is working full time in addition to this certificate program.

Intended Audience

This Certificate was developed for psychologists, social workers, counselors and other mental health and allied professionals, including legal professionals and those who work in legal / forensic settings.

This certificate consists of a total of 80 hrs of training and is comprised of the following courses:

Continuing Education Credit

This Certificate program allows you to earn Continuing Education credit for each course. To earn CE’s, you will complete the course quizzes and evaluations for each course. No partial credit is available. For each course, you will need to pass the quizzes with 70% correct to earn the continuing education credit. You will be able to download / print a CE certificate upon completion of each course in this Certificate program.

A total of 80 CE hours will be awarded for this Certificate.

Board Approvals: APA, CPA, ASWB, NBCC. Click here for state and other regional board approvals.

If you have previously completed one or more of the training programs for this Certificate program and would like to have your coursework credited towards this Certificate, please contact us to request transfer credit. We will confirm your previous coursework, apply the credit to this Certificate, and invoice you for the adjusted registration fee.

Note: Please do not purchase this Certificate program if you would like to obtain transfer credit; contact us here for an adjusted invoice.

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