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Continuing Education Information

The Spiritual Competency Academy is an approved provider for the:

  • American Psychological Association (APA): SCA is approved by the APA to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Note: SCA maintains responsibility for our programs and their content.


  • California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for license renewal by LCSWs, MFTs, LPCCs, and LMHCs for courses CE-approved by the American Psychological Association. LCSWs, MFTs, LPCCs, and LMHCs from states other than California must check with their state licensing board to verify approval.


  • California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP16887) for licensed nurses in California.



Refund Policy

All courses are free to preview. A full refund is available if your state board does not accept the type of CE for any reason. Contact us by phone or email to request a refund.


Spiritual Competency Academy is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the American Psychological Association’s Ethical Principles of Psychologists. SCA will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content, and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of David Lukoff, Ph.D. and Cassandra Vieten, PhD, Co-Directors of SCA.

When a grievance arises pertaining to continuing education programs or processes, the complainant should notify us by phone or e-mail as soon as possible, so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion.

If you have a grievance pertaining to SCA continuing education programs or processes, you should notify us by phone or e-mail as soon as possible, so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion. All attempts will be made to resolve the issue informally. If a grievance cannot be resolved this way, or if you prefer to contact the appropriate professional association directly, you should contact the ethics board of American Psychological Association, BRN, or the California Psychological Association ethics committee, or California State Board of Psychology

If your grievance concerns a presenter, the content presented by the presenter, the style of presentation, level of presentation, or the facilities, send us your comments in a written format to us, and we will pass on the comments to the speaker or facility manager, assuring your confidentiality.

SCA Privacy Policy

The Spiritual Competency Academy (SCA) believes that the protection and privacy of your data are essential and that you have a right to privacy. SCA strives to protect any data that we collect through your interaction with the online and cosponsored courses. Our goal is to ensure that any data you provide to us is secure and that SCA only uses your data subject to the terms and conditions set forth below.

SCA is committed to working with you to obtain a fair and rapid resolution of any queries, complaints, or disputes about privacy. If you have any questions or comments about privacy policies or our information collection and data protection practices, please contact Dr. Lukoff.

SCA uses your personal information to contact you. SCA does not sell, transfer, or otherwise disclose to third parties any of the personal data that is collected directly from or about you. If you choose to pay for an online SCA course, PayPal processes your credit card number, billing address, and other data related to such purchase using standard financial industry safeguards. If you pay with a check, no records of account numbers are maintained by SCA.

Third-Party Websites and Advertisers

SCA online courses contain links to other websites. If you choose to access such websites, SCA has no control over them and therefore is not responsible for any actions or policies of those sites. Further, please note that the third party’s privacy policy or security practices may differ from SCA. SCA neither assumes responsibility for nor does it control or endorse any aspect of your use of the linked site. SCA recommends that you check the privacy policy and other pertinent security practices of any external websites before providing your personal data.

Cookies are not used on the SCA website.

You can ask SCA to erase or delete all of your data after the 3-year required retention for CE recordkeeping, or if it is necessary to keep the financial records of a transaction with you for a designated period.

No data transmissions over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100 percent secure. Consequently, SCA cannot ensure the security of any data you transmit to us, and therefore any data that you transfer to SCA is done at your own risk. However, SCA uses website security measures consistent with current best practices to protect its website, email, and financial information and safeguard data from misuse, unauthorized access or disclosure, loss, alteration, or destruction. Credit card and personal data are transmitted using Secure Socket Layer (“SSL”) encryption.

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