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National Board of Forensic Evaluators, Inc.

The National Board of Forensic Evaluators has two primary missions. The first one being to promote and serve the continuing education needs of mental health professionals. This is accomplished by educational seminars, workshops, publications, via a highly specialized team of trained forensic mental health professionals.  NBFE trains and certifies eligible licensed professional counselors to be certified forensic mental health evaluators by a rigorous process involving training, mentoring and a written and oral examination protocol.

The second is to serve families by providing specialized assessments, educational materials and treatment plans. This is accomplished through a professional team approach used to assess and diagnose attention deficit hyperactivity disorders, autism, disruptive behaviors, oppositional defiant disorders, and various other problematic child behavioral issues.      



If you hold a current professional membership in any of the following associations, you will be eligible to receive a 15% discount towards the NBFE credential and homestudy programs. FREE 2 contact hour programs offered to all CFMHE and all of our Professional Partners.  Offerings are posted during the year and only available to NBFE's Professional Partners.

  • NBFE Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluators (CFMHE)
  • American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA)
  • Florida Mental Health Counselors Association (FMHCA)
  • Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA-Georgia)
  • Utah Mental Health Counselors Association (UMHCA)
  • Washington Mental Health Counselors Association WMHCA)


 Navigating Through New Terrain: DSM-5 Update for Forensic Evaluators

This 2-hour Webinar builds off of clinicians' DSM-IV knowledge and walking participants through highlights of the changes in the DSM-5.  To facilitate a deeper understanding of the fifth edition, participants will learn about the "paradigm shift" of the DSM-5, rationale for changes, criticisms and controversies of the new edition, resources for learning more about DSM-5 and how to implement the new edition in clinical practice.
Aaron Norton
Aaron Norton is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Certified Addictions Professional, and Certified Rehabilitation Counselor at Integrity Counseling, Inc., a group private practice in Largo, Florida, where he specializes in mental health and substance abuse evaluation and cognitive behavioral therapy for anxiety, depressive, and addictive disorders.  He is an Adjunct Instructor for the Dept. of Rehabilitation and Mental Health Counseling at the University of South Florida and the President Elect of the Suncoast Mental Health Counselors Association, a chapter of the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association.  
This Webinar was a fantastic success. NBFE
plans to hold another Free CEU Webinar so keep posted.
For more information about Aaron Norton, go to:  www.anorton.com


Professional Partnerships


Washington Mental Health Counselors Association Utah Mental Health Counselors Association