Designed for practitioners who work with the gifted, this volume is intended to serve as a practical and easy-to-use resource for working with gifted students, their teachers, and their parents and families.


Author(s): Stephen I. Pfeiffer, Ph.D.


Designed for practitioners who work with the gifted, this volume is intended to serve as a practical and easy-to-use resource for working with gifted students, their teachers, and their parents and families. It provides timely, practical, evidence-based techniques and guidelines to help these practitioners better help an under-served group. The book is written in a user-friendly style that makes this a quick, simple, and easy reference.


Topics covered include identification and assessment of gifted students; important information for understanding the needs of the gifted; counseling and psychotherapy strategies; career counseling for gifted and talented students; methods for working with the families of the gifted; and legally-correct and ethically-smart counseling techniques. An accompanying CD will contain valuable resources such as PowerPoint presentations and reproducible handouts and forms.


Upon completing this home study course, you will be able to:


  • Identify three prevailing myths in the gifted field.
  • Understand the similarities and differences among the major models of conceptualizing giftedness.
  • Explain the author’s Tripartite Model of Giftedness and how it applies to gifted.
  • Define and conceptualize creativity.
  • State a “best practices” approach to the identification and assessment of gifted students in the schools.
  • Articulate the components of a well-designed educational program for gifted learners.
  • Define the twice exceptional student and explain “best practices” assessment and intervention for high ability students with co-occurring disabilities.
  • Understand key factors that play a role in the family of the gifted student.
  • Define a “best practices” approach to counseling gifted students.


Course fee does not include the book, which is available from Routledge.


CEs: 6
Accredited by: American Psychological Association
Exam details: 40 true/false questions

Serving the Gifted: Evidence-Based Clinical and Psychoeducational Practice

  • There are no refunds on Continuing Education courses.

  • SENG is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education courses for psychologists.  SENG maintains responsibility for this program and its content.




    Continuing Education Home Study Courses

    Home Study Courses completed at your own pace wil better prepare you to serve the gifted community. This SENG Home Study Course has been developed from leading resources on aspects of giftedness. 


    NOTE: Exams and books are sold separately. This purchase is for exam grading and credit verification for your independent home study course.


    • After you purchase this exam, order the book using the corresponding links in the course descriptions.
    • The exam and evaluation form may be completed and returned to SENG via fax to (844) 433-SENG (7364). It can also be scanned and emailed to Please allow 7-10 business days for processing.



    SENG Members are eligible for a 25% discount for home-study courses. If you need information on how to apply your discount, please email us at Become a member.


    Documentation of CE Credit

    • Successful completion of course is achieved by correctly obtaining 80% or higher on exam.
    • Individuals who score lower than 80% on the first attempt may retake the exam.
    • The documentation of CE Credit will be provided via email. In order to receive credit you must return the completed exam and evaluation form. A printable CE Certificate will be attached to confirmation of passing grade.



    Please note that to protect the integrity of the Home Study exams, SENG does not provide corrected answers for submitted exams.


    NOTE: Each state has different requirements for licensure.  A summary of these requirements can be found in the Handbook of Licensing and Certification Requirements for Psychologists in the United Stated and Canada, which is published by the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards (ASPPB).  For more information visit the ASPPB Website. You can also contact your State’s Board of Psychology for information. For information on co-sponsoring CE Workshops in your area, contact the SENG Office at 844-488-SENG (7364).

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