Welcome to IdeaSpace

IdeaSpace is a career training facility offering clinical supervision for LMSW, CE Workshops for license renewal, and License Prep for taking the MSW and CSW exams.  Click on "Contact" link (below picture of IdeaSpace) to register.


  • Clinical Supervision for CSW License - Occurs Monthly

  • License Prep - MSW and CSW - Scheduled per individual request via email

Update to Composite Board meeting held March 23, 2020:

The Composite Board is proposing the following rule changes.These proposed rule changes must be approved by the Governor before going into effect:

1.      Proposed:  The Composite Board will allow up to 35 hours of taped CE hours (including Ethics) for the 2018-2020 license renewal cycle.  (Currently: Only 10 CE renewal hours can be 'taped' and the 5 CE ethics hours must to be 'face to face').

2.      Proposed: No changes to the Tele-mental health training rule.  (Currently: One-time CE requirement - all licensed SW, PC, MFT must take tele-mental health training.  Go to website for FAQ on tele-mental health to learn more: https://sos.ga.gov/index.php/licensing/plb/43/faq


Once these proposed changes are approved by Governor Kemp:

  • I will email former attendees (and on this website for new attendees) the dates and workshops that will be available at IdeaSpace.

  • Current and new workshop topics, including ethics, will be available in both live-stream and taped formats.

  • You will register by clicking "Contact" link (below picture of IdeaSpace). and filling out information.

  • Pay via Cash App or Zelle - this info will be sent once you register  

  • Live-streamed and taped workshops will be via Zoom - once you register and pay you will receive a link for the workshop.


CE Workshop Descriptions. NEW TOPICS WILL BE ADDED!!!

Ethics (minimum 5 hours – live-streamed/taped - any hours over five (5) can be used as Core hours)

  • Ethical Responsibilities to Broader Society DATE TBD - 3 Ethics hours - Cost $40 - Includes:  6.01 Social Welfare – Climate change/social justice; 6.04 Public Emergencies – Crisis counseling/intervention; 6.04 Social and Political Action - Poll watcher, voter registration, etc.


Core – (minimum 30 hours) all StarkSpeak, LLC workshops are Core hours (e.g. provided by LCSW). 

  • Trauma Informed Practice with Adults  DATE TBD- 3 Core hours- Cost $40 -understanding relationship of psychological trauma to chronic pain and helpful treatment interventions

  • Providing Clinical Supervision for Licensure -  DATE TBD- 3 Core hours - Cost $40 - for LCSW with 2 years post license experience AND LMSW interested in understanding supervision experience.  Learn Composite Board rules and how to integrate theory, ethics and DSM 5 into supervision practice

  • HOPE Theory – Part 1 –  DATE TBD- 3 Core hours - 9 a.m. – 12 noon - Cost $40.  Using the Hope Perspective to help surviving family members or friends cope with sudden or catastrophic death of a loved one or co-worker.

  • HOPE Theory – Part 2 -DATE TBD - 3 Core hours - 1 p.m. - 4 p.m. - Cost $40  Practice with adults – case examples and role play of Hope Perspective with adults who are coping with sudden or catastrophic death of loved one or co-worker.  (Note: must take Part 1 before taking Part 2). 

  • HOPE Theory – Part 3 DATE TBD –  Practice with children - case examples and role play of HOPE Perspective with children who are coping with sudden or catastrophic death of a loved one, friend or classmate (Note: must take Part 1 before taking Part 3)

Directions to IdeaSpace:

Heading East on Hwy 78 (towards Athens), make left at the traffic light into Snellville Oaks Shopping Center (you will see Auto Bell car wash and Dunkin Donuts at the traffic light). 


Stay on the road into Snellville Oaks Shopping Center and drive past Dunkin Donuts. Turn right onto the side road before the NCG Movie Theater. Go to the end of the side road and make a right into the IdeaSpace parking lot.

Supervision Calendar

CE Workshop Calendar


Zoom Taped Workshops

Available Spring 2020

Zoom Live Streamed Workshops

Spring 2020


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) 

  • Can you explain the three year/3000 hours minimum requirement?

  • Can you explain the 120 hour supervision requirement to take the CSW exam?

  • What is meant by a clinical agency?

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