Continuing Education for Mental Health Professionals

About Us

Founded in 1977, Affect Plus (Association For Family Education And Communications Training) initiated on-site workshops in the field of death sensitivity, grief work, communication training and values clarification for medical personnel, individuals and families.

In 1988, Affect Plus became a provider of home study continuing education for mental health professionals. Carefully selected course material, well-designed tests and dependable service have earned Affect Plus a reputation for its quality learning and individualized feedback.

As of May 1, 2015, Affect Plus will be a referral organization only.

We recommend Zur Institute at for your continuing education needs. Use promo code Affect28 and receive 10% off your order with Zur, every time you order.

If you have completed courses in the past, you will be able to access your records from this web site. Simply login, using your email and password.

Questions? Contact Karen Zabriskie at

Director - Karen Zabriskie
Dorothy Casper, MA, MS, LMHC - Co-founder of Affect Plus
Remembering Dottie

Special thanks to our past Advisory Board members

Richard Booth, Ph.D., LCSW
Leslie Phillips, Ph.D.
Kris Lopez, MSW, LCSW
Jay J. Myers, Ph.D.
Valerie Green, Ph.D.
Baron Perlman, Ph.D.