Professional CEU Opportunities

The Evolution Group, Inc. is continuing to develop opportunities to share education with our community of counselors and social workers.

As we explore new research, best practices, promising new practices, and learn of resources in our field, we seek to build bridges with other service providers by offering continuing education. 

We are an approved CEU provider through the New Mexico Counseling and Therapy Practice Board and our trainings also are approved for Social Workers.  We are committed to developing programming that matters in the lives and work of therapists.

If there are areas or topics that you would be interested in learning more about, please let us know!


Gambling Disorder 

A Desperate Attempt at Emotional Regulation

Conference Features:

  • A foundational training in gambling disorder treatment.
  • 30 CEU hours for Counselors and Social Workers.
  • Presented in a two-by-two day format:
    • January 12th & 13th, 2023 – 9:00AM-4:30PM
    • February 2nd & 3rd, 2023 – 9:00AM-4:30PM
  • Lunch will be provided for the Lunch & Learn portion of this training
  • Total cost of the conference is $49 for a limited number of New Mexico therapists – so be sure to register today! (non-refundable after 1/6/2023)


Given the large population of individuals who gamble at New Mexico casinos, the NM lottery, online, and who bet on sports, it is not surprising that a significant percentage of this population develops problems with gambling. Problem gambling is often described as the “hidden addiction” because it is so easy to hide in the earlier stages and often goes undetected in relationships, families, in the therapy room, at primary care doctor visits, and at the emergency room.

For this reason, specialized training for therapists in the treatment of problem gambling is essential so that they may be in the know about how to screen, assess, manage potential lethality, and treat gambling disorder when it presents in the therapy room.

The Evolution Group, Inc., is offering a unique therapist training opportunity that is being generously sponsored by and held at Isleta Resort and Casino for behavioral health providers in New Mexico. This training seminar is a comprehensive foundational training for therapists, to learn how to effectively treat the complex issues that persons with a gambling disorder present.

This is a first come, first serve professional training opportunity.

Seats are limited and then waitlisted there after.

We welcome you to register with the registration button/link below.

Mindfulness-Based Somatic Emotional Processing

The Compassionate Practice of Witnessing Emotion

Described by therapists who use it, MBSEP is one of the therapeutic tools they use most with their clients. MBSEP is a mindful, body-centered approach to activating intrinsic emotional processing in the brain. The processing is activated and maintained by the client’s and the therapist’s mindful, felt sense attention upon the client’s somatic experience. The client’s emotional processing is enabled, focused, and supported through the attuned relational connection between the therapist and the client. A focus on tender, compassionate awareness creates a special quality of attention which helps to activate the healing process. MBSEP is a practical, useful method for initiating and promoting essential emotional processing. It can easily be incorporated into any therapeutic modality. By the end of this training, attendees will learn how MBSEP works, how to use it, and they will have ample opportunity to practice with it.

Registration is open for the upcoming online training on Mindfulness Based Somatic Emotional Processing (MBSEP), presented by Daniel Blackwood, LPCC. The dates and times for the training are:

– Registration Dates & Times Coming Soon!

Spots are limited, so be sure to register today!

Registration is $299 and seating is limited. Take advantage of our Early Bird Registration and register before September 10th and save $50 ($249)! This training is eligible for Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, and Social Workers to receive 16 CEU’s. Click the link below to register for this training.

 Important:  In order to attend the webinar series and receive CEUS, participants will have to:

  1. Be registered
  2. Attend the entire session
  3. Fill out a session survey afterwards and answer a few ethics questions relating to the material taught.  

CEU certificates will be emailed to participants email addresses within 5 business days following completion of the post webinar series.

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