The Michigan Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology
Back to Question of MCE
After reading the last issue of the News, I was relieved to learn that, despite MPA’s announcement of a new MCE requirement, MCE is not the law for Michigan psychologists. It appears, though, that if the MPA and the Licensing Board have their way, such a requirement will soon be imposed on us.
I admit I am tempted to ignore this situation and hope that someone else will take the responsibility to oppose MCE, but I believe that the price of not acting in this situation is too high. To allow others to decide what kind of continuing education is acceptable gives away our right to decide what kind of education is most useful to each of us as individuals. It seems to me that, if we take this route, we will live to regret it. Recently I ran across a poem that speaks to such regrets: