JMU Counseling Home Study Programs

JMU Counseling Programs will be offering a variety of Home Study Programs throughout the year. Course and registration information will be posted as new courses become available. Please see below for information on the first course being offered, which will be available to register for soon. 

To register for any course, please click on the registration link located with the course description. After registering for the course you will receive a follow-up email to join the Canvas page: for the course you selected. In this email, you will be prompted to select “Get Started” and then please create a free Canvas account with your login (email address), password, and time zone. After an account is created, you will have access to complete the home study program. If you already have a free Canvas account you can bypass the setup and log into your existing account.

After completing the Home Study Program successfully you will unlock a short survey to receive your NBCC CEU credits. The survey will ask for your email, name (as to be printed on the certificate), and date. Once this information is submitted, you should receive your certificate within a few minutes. 

Please email gradpsychceu@jmu.edu if you have any questions. Thank you!

Course Information

Course Title: Adolescent Suicidality & Attachment  
Program Cost: $10
Registration Link: COMING SOON
Program Content Description, NBCC Hours, & Learning Objectives

Suicide is a major mental health concern and a leading cause of death for the adolescent population. The purpose of this presentation is to highlight the relationship between attachment and suicidality, explore theories of suicide, provide crisis interventions, and propose attachment-based family therapy as a comprehensive approach to adolescent suicidal ideation.

1.5 NBCC Hours

By engaging in this session, participants will be able to:

Presenter - Karli Fleitas, MA
Karli Fleitas is a second-year doctoral student at James Madison University. She received her master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Florida Gulf Coast University. Karli has experience teaching undergraduate and graduate courses in counseling and psychology, as well as supervising counseling students. She interned at a mobile crisis unit working with individuals in the community experiencing suicidal ideation. She has clinical experience interning at the Virginia Child & Family Attachment Center and Community Counseling Center providing counseling services to individuals and families. Karli is a member of multiple organizations including the American Counseling Association, Association for Counselor Education and Supervision, and co-president of the Virginia Association for Couples and Family Counseling.

Contact JMU Counseling Programs

Contact Information
Mailing address:
70 Alumnae Dr., MSC 7401
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Telephone number: (540) 568-6439
Email address: gradpsychceu@jmu.edu; statonar@jmu.edu; henriqas@jmu.edu; fleitakm@dukes.jmu.edu
Website address: https://psyc.jmu.edu/counseling/index.html

James Madison University (JMU) - Department of Graduate Psychology has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provide, ACEP No. 3011. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. JMU - Department of Graduate Psychology is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.  Contact: statonar@jmu.edu; 70 Alumnae Drive, Dept. of Graduate Psychology, Harrisonburg, VA 22807.

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