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Continuing Education Home Study Program

Earn 10 Continuing Education Units in the comfort of your home

 

 

MaMHCA - Earn up to 10 CE units in the comfort of your home and at your own pace. Continuing Education Approaches:

There are 3 ways to receive Home Study CE credit:

1. Read an Approved Home Study Book and TAKE the CE test. Go to the instructions.
 
2. Read an Approved Home Study Book and CREATE a test. Go to the instructions.
 
3. Is there a clinically relevant book that isn’t on either list, for which you would like to write a test? Submit a request to create a test for a book that is not approved yet. Go to the instructions.
 
 

Read an Approved Home Study Book or Webinar and TAKE the CE test. 

1. Pick a book or webinar from our curated list at Zotero

2. You will see the list of books in the main window. You can use the search bar or the tag cloud to find a book. Once you find a book, click on the title of the book. In the information window, you will see a field called URL. Click the link next to it.  
 
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3. This will take you to CertCentral page to purchase the test. Before you purchase the test, log into your CertCentral account or create an account if you have not done so yet.
 
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4. Following your purchase, the test will show up on your dashboard for you to take. Following a passing grade of 70% on the test, you will receive your certificate by email immediately.
 
PLEASE NOTE: 
*If you want to take a book test, this purchase does not include the book itself. It is for the CE test only. Please purchase the book test only when you have finished reading the book and are ready to take the test. 
*If you want to purchase a webinar and test, the webinar and the test will be available to you through CertCentral immediately after purchase.
 
 

Read an Approved Home Study Book and CREATE a test.

1. Pick a book from our curated list of books that need tests housed on Zotero .
 
2. Send an email to axelrod.mamhca@gmail.com to confirm your intent to write a test for the book.
 
3. Read the book and write a test with answer key in Word DOC, DOCX, TXT, or RTF form and send to axelrod.mamhca@gmail.com.
 
Directions for creating the test and answer key:
*Document must be submitted in a document format. Word .doc, .docx, .txt., and .rtf are all acceptable.
*The test should contain a minimum of 30 questions.
*Please note: The system we use can do true/false questions and multiple choice questions with only one correct answer. 
*At least 15 questions must be multiple choice. The rest can be multiple choice or true/false.
*Each question should provide the correct answer and the page number of where that information can be found in the book.
* Please complete this process within 6 months of request. If we do not receive the test with answer key within 6 months, the book will become available to others to claim.
 
 

Submit a request to create a test for a book that is not approved yet.

1. Send an email to axelrod.mamhca@gmail.com with the following information:
Your name:
LMHC License number:
Home address:
Email address:
Phone number:
 
Book title:
Author:
Author’s qualifications (degree, license, or mental health experience):
Date of publication:
Number of pages:
Target audience of the book:
 
2. Once you receive a confirmation that the book has been approved, you will purchase a copy of the book for the MaMHCA library. The book will not be returned to you. Please do not send a book until you receive confirmation that it has been accepted. Mail the book to:
 
MaMHCA
17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro, MA 02035
 
3. You may now write a test with answer key in Word DOC, DOCX, TXT, or RTF form and send it to to axelrod.mamhca@gmail.com for CEUs.
 
Directions for creating the test and answer key:
*Document must be submitted in a document format. Word .doc, .docx, .txt., and .rtf are all acceptable.
*The test should contain a minimum of 30 questions.
*Please note: The system we use can do true/false questions and multiple choice questions with only one correct answer. 
*At least 15 questions must be multiple choice. The rest can be multiple choice or true/false.
*Each question should provide the correct answer and the page number of where that information can be found in the book.
* Please complete this process within 6 months of request. If we do not receive the test with answer key within 6 months, the book will become available to others to claim.