Other Educational Programs

Workshops
One-day continuing education workshops are frequently offered for local professionals. Check the Events Calendar to find a listing of upcoming workshops. All workshops are offered for CEUs (Continuing Education Units) Marriage and Family Counseling Service is an Approved Continuing Education Sponsor for Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSWs), Licensed Mental Health Counselors (LMHCs), Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors (LCPCs), and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists (LMFTs).

TransParenting
TransParenting is a program for separating and divorcing couples with minor children in the home. For more information and schedule, Click Here.

Anger Management
Anger Management classes are offered occasionally for individuals who have been referred to the agency for these classes. Call the office for more information, 309/786-4491.

Parenting 1 to 5 Year Olds and 6 to 12 Year Olds-- Español (Spanish)
The Spanish Family Therapy Program offers a variety of classes for Spanish speaking parents and individuals. For information in Spanish on the regular programs, Click Here. Spanish Parenting Classes for 1 to 5 Year Olds and 6 to 12 Year Olds are offered throughout the year at different locations. Call the office for information on the next offering and location, 309/786-4491.

Residency Program
MFCS also offers a full-time 12-month residencies in couple and family therapy. Applicants must have at least a master's degree, or its equivalence, in marital and family therapy. The residency carries a stipend of $18,500 plus benefits. The residency begins on or around August 1 of each year. The deadline for Resident/Intern applications is March 15 for the upcoming fall. The application can be downloaded (see Intern Application) and mailed.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
All workshops and courses are offered for Continuing Education units. Marriage and Family Counseling Service is an Approved Continuing Education Sponsor for several different licensed professionals in both Illinois and California as follows:

  • Illinois Licensed Clinical Social Workers, #159-000295
  • Illinois Marriage and Family Therapists, #0168-00011
  • California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, #PCE5572
  • California Licensed Clinicial Social Works, #PCE5572
  • California Licensed Educational Psychologists, #PCE5572
  • California Licensed Professional Clinicial Counselors, #PCE5572