The Mentoring Institute has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5019.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  The Mentoring Institute is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Advanced Supervisor Training: This 40 hour advanced supervisor training program meets  training requirements for the Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS) as well as Michigan Board of Counseling training requirements for supervisors. It includes an exciting combination of home study, on-sight program, role-play, case presentations, and individual interaction with trainers. This quality affordable program guides and supports experienced mental health professionals on their journey to becoming effective supervisors   Cost is $999.00 or $800.00 for those who have already completed the 8 hour home study program.)  More information and registration click here Supervisor Training 



Supervisor Training Home Study Course: Offered for 8 NBCC hours, this program covers basic concepts is supervision practice including ethical and legal concerns and licensing requirements for supervision. The course includes a video CD featuring presentations by three ACS credentialed supervisors: Dr. Sara Sue Schaeffer, LPC, LMFT, ACS, AECP Number 5019.  Dr. Donald A. Amidon, LPC, LMFT. ACS, and Dr. Irene Ametrano, LPC, ACS. Also included is a book entitled Counselor Licensure and Scope of Practice: Historical Perspectives and Current Practice. This course is designed for supervisors who have not taken our 40 hour program and want information about Michigan-specific requirements.  For more information and registration go to our Home Study Courses page.    


Additional Home Study Courses: Each of these three home study courses is offered for five NBCC hours and is designed for Supervisors to meet ACS requirements for both the ACS credential and ACS continuing education requirements.


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Continuing Education is offered to support the continuing growth and development of mental health professionals. Programs are of the highest quality and include both those developed by The Mentoring Institute and those developed by professional colleagues for whom we have the highest regard. Both home study and live programs are offered to accommodate the busy schedules of working mental health professionals.