Continuing Education

New England Psychologist lists as many continuing education conferences as space allows. Listings with incomplete information will not be printed. CE credits listed are for psychologists. Deadline to submit information is the 1st of the month prior to the month listing appears in. (For example: Jan. 1st deadline for listing in Feb.). Conference information may be submitted via snail mail: ATTN: Continuing Education, New England Psychologist, P.O. Box 1202, West Chatham, MA 02669; or by email: ce@nepsy.com.


 

AUGUST

 

Aug. 25-26: Fostering Resilience in Trauma-Impacted Youth and Families. Brookline, MA, 9:30am-4:30pm, $370, 11 CE Credits. Workshop focuses on core components of the Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) treatment framework and will include didactic overview, case discussion, and experiential exercises. Sponsored by The Trauma Center at JRI. Contact 617-232-1303, ext 203.

 

Aug. 25-29: Essential Psychopharmacology, 2014. Edgartown, MA, 8:15am-12:15pm, $695, 15 CE Credits. Seminar will teach the essential tenets of psychotropic drug treatments with particular emphasis on recent advances and practical prescribing information. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact Stacy, 617-754-1265.

 

Aug. 25-29: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Dialectical Behavior Therapy: A Clinical Update. Edgartown, MA, 8:15am-12:15pm, $695, 15 CE Credits. Seminar will instruct on how to apply CBT and DBT to a wide range of clinical situations that include anxiety spectrum disorders, bipolar disorders, depression, schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact Stacy, 617-754-1265.

 

Aug. 25-29: Mediation and Mindfulness in Clinical Practice. Edgartown, MA, 8:15am-12:15pm, $695, 15 CE Credits. Seminar will review theory and practice of meditation from its ancient origins to modern brain science and psychotherapy along with how to apply the practices and principles of meditation to enhance the therapeutic relationship. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact Stacy, 617-754-1265.

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Sept. 9: Personality Disorders & The DSM-5. Portland, ME, 7:30am-3:30pm, $199, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: essentials of understanding a personality disorder; effectively identifying personality disorders; and effective interventions. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Sept. 10: Spirituality in Client Care: The Role of Faith, Meditation, & Mindfulness in Healing. Warwick, RI, 7:30am-3:30pm, $199, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: spirituality and professional care; impact of spirituality in treatment; spiritual discernment and differential diagnosis. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Sept. 10: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Kids and Adolescents. Hyannis, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: adapt CBT for children and adolescents; co-occurring alcohol and other drug use; evidence-based parenting practice and training. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Sept. 11: Spirituality in Client Care: The Role of Faith, Meditation, & Mindfulness in Healing. Leominster, MA, 7:30am-3:30pm, $199, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: spirituality and professional care; impact of spirituality in treatment; spiritual discernment and differential diagnosis. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Sept. 11: Personality Disorders & The DSM-5. Wakefield, MA, 7:30am-3:30pm, $199, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: essentials of understanding a personality disorder; effectively identifying personality disorders; and effective interventions. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Sept. 12: Integrating Positive Psychology into Your Clinical Work. Hyannis, MA, 9am-4pm, $79, 6 CE Credits. Will review research and provide tips and techniques for integrating the components of Positive Psychology into your current clinical work and workplace settings to improve treatment outcomes and workplace happiness. Sponsored by Vista Health Services, Inc. Contact 508-420-4411.

 

Sept. 12: Uncomplicating Grief: Pathways to Hope and Healing. Natick, MA, 8:30am-4:15pm, $139, 5.5 CE Credits. Conference will focus on typical and complicated grief following sudden loss and trauma. Sponsored by Riverside Trauma Center. Contact Jenny Huynh, 781-433-0672, ext. 5738.

 

Sept. 18: Narcissistic, Borderline, and Antisocial Personality Disorders: Understanding and Treating the Darker Side of Human Nature. Brattleboro, VT, 8:30am-4pm, $156, 6 CE Credits. Highly practical conference about working with Cluster B personalities will be illustrated with an amazing and entertaining collection of film clips. Sponsored by The Brattleboro Retreat. Contact 802-258-4356.

 

Sept. 18: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $45, 3 CE Credits. Showing “Fruitville Station” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston and the Public Conversations Project. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Sept. 19: Working with Latino Families: A Multidimensional Framework for Practice. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $125, 6 CE Credits. New developments in the Multidimensional Ecological Comparative Approach provide a non-stereotyped understanding of common family dynamics, migration and ecological stressors as well as cultural resources. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Sept. 19: Four Ways to Click: Using Brain Science to Help Clients Build Stronger Relationships. Brattleboro, VT, 8:30am-4pm, $156, 6 CE Credits. Conference will present how Relational-Cultural theory, Relational Neuroscience and neuroplasticity can tame symptoms, deepen relationships, and break negative feedback loops. Sponsored by The Brattleboro Retreat. Contact 802-258-4356.

 

Sept. 20: The Awareness Inquiry Method in Couple Therapy. Wellesley, MA, 10am-5pm, $120, 6 CE Credits. Workshop will look at a creative approach to couple therapy that combines the language and protocol of IFS with a systematic method of inquiry which increases curiosity, understanding and empathy in both partners of a couple. Sponsored by The Center for Intentional Living. Contact 781-239-1773.

 

Sept. 21: Introduction to EEG Neurofeedback. Washington, DC, 9am-6pm, $275, 9 CE Credits. A one day introduction to EEG neurofeedback. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

Sept. 21-24: EEG Neurofeedback Certification. Washington, DC, 9am-6pm, $995, 36 CE Credits. A 4-day program meets all 36 didactic hours required by BCIA for neurofeedback certificate. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

Sept. 25: Personality Disorders & The DSM-5. Windsor Locks, CT, 7:30am-3:30pm, $199, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: essentials of understanding a personality disorder; effectively identifying personality disorders; and effective interventions. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Sept. 27: Nurturing the Parent Child Connection. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $125, 6 CE Credits. Workshop will help professionals learn new ways of working with parents by exploring research on children’s developing minds; learning several powerful tools to foster cooperation and closeness between adults and children while supporting parents to reduce stress. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

OCTOBER

 

Oct. 3: DSM-5 Clinical Update. Brattleboro, VT, 8:30am-4pm, $156, 6 CE Credits. Targeted for advanced clinicians, this presentation will review all 22 chapters of DSM-5 diagnostic criteria. Sponsored by The Brattleboro Retreat. Contact 802-258-4356.

 

Oct. 5: Music Hath Charms: The Psychic Track. Brookline, MA, 1pm-3pm, $15, 1.5 CE Credits. Presentation will address the importance of music as part of psychic, cultural and political life. Sponsored by Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. Contact 617-277-3915.

 

Oct. 6-8: EMDR 3-Day Intensive Training. Boston, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $599.99, 19 CE Credits. Topics include: neuroscience of trauma and DSM-5 diagnostic criteria; trauma treatment and an introduction to EMDR; practice EMDR for resourcing and processing traumatic memories. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Oct. 9: Pandora’s Box: Sex from A-Z in Clinical Work. Holyoke, MA, 8:30am-4pm, $156, 6 CE Credits. Workshop will offer clinicians a model for creating a safe and positive climate where clients can discuss sex without shame, fear or avoidance. Sponsored by The Brattleboro Retreat. Contact 802-258-4356. https://ww2.eventrebels.com/er/Registration/StepRegInfo.jsp?ActivityID=11469&StepNumber=1

 

Oct. 9: Mating For Life: Principles for Forming and Maintaining a “Good-Enough” Relationship. Brookline, MA, 7pm-8:30pm, $15, 1.5 CE Credits. Series will cover the topics of finding the right mate, settling down, and maintaining a “good-enough” relationship. Sponsored by Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. Contact 617-277-3915.

 

Oct. 10: Songs are Like Tattoos: Social Critique and Literary Artistry in Joni Mitchell’s Blue. Brookline, MA, 7pm-9pm, $15, 1.5 CE Credits. Presentation explores a feminist literary close reading of Mitchell’s album Blue, highlighting the female poet-musician’s own reading of the 60s counter-cultural era and its effect on her creative experience. Sponsored by Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. Contact 617-277-3915.

 

Oct. 10: Integrating Mindfulness Based Skills into Your Biofeedback Practice. Montreal West QC, 9:30am-4:30pm, $300, no CE Credits. Mindfulness and Acceptance techniques will be explained in detail, in combination with practical demonstrations of integration of mindfulness skills and biofeedback, using biofeedback equipment. Sponsored by Thought Technology, Ltd. Contact 800-361-3651, ext 135.

 

Oct. 11: Introduction to EEG Neurofeedback. San Diego, CA, 9am-6pm, $275, 9 CE Credits. A one day introduction to EEG neurofeedback. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

Oct. 11-14: EEG Neurofeedback Certification. San Diego, CA, 9am-6pm, $995, 36 CE Credits. A 4-day program meets all 36 didactic hours required by BCIA for neurofeedback certificate. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

Oct. 13: How the Body Releases Trauma and Restores Goodness. Dedham, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $219.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: the signs of trauma in each developmental period; naturalistic mechanisms of trauma; resolving traumatic reactions; and spirituality and trauma. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Oct. 17: Overcoming Roadblocks to Resolution: Strategies to Help Your Clients Navigate Both the Legal and Emotional Divorce. Freeport, ME, 8am-3:30pm, $175, 6 CE Credits. Common roadblocks to resolution such as new partners, substance abuse, forgiveness and communication problems will be addressed. Sponsored by Kids First Center. Contact 207-761-2709.

 

Oct. 18-19: The Wisdom of the Dream. Waltham, MA, 9am-4pm, $180, 11 CE Credits. Conference will explore the natural phenomenon of dreams to enrich the cirtical examination and understanding of the wisdom of the dream, its place in today’s culture, and the approach to dream work in contemporary psychotherapy. Sponsored by C.G. Jung Institute. Contact 617-796-0108.

 

Oct. 21: Treatment Resistant Anxiety, Worry & Panic: 60 Effective Strategies. Taunton, MA, 7;30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: anxiety spirals, panic and early cue detection; self-controlled desensitization; cognitive therapy; and problems that are often treatment resistant and how to fix them. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Oct. 22: Challenging Geriatric Behaviors. Framingham, MA, 7;30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: significance of dementia and behavioral disturbances; classification of agitated behaviors; assessment and interventions; and support and education for caregivers. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Oct. 23: Mating For Life: Principles for Forming and Maintaining a “Good-Enough” Relationship. Brookline, MA, 7pm-8:30pm, $15, 1.5 CE Credits. Series will cover the topics of finding the right mate, settling down, and maintaining a “good-enough” relationship. Sponsored by Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. Contact 617-277-3915.

 

Oct. 24: 18th Annual Great Beginnings Conference – Culture: Yours, Mine and Ours. Worcester, MA, 8:15am-4:15pm, $140, after 9/19: $180, 6 CE Credits. Conference will explore the practice of “cultural humility” – the process of self-reflection and self-critique as a means for improving care and enhancing quality of services. Sponsored by Criterion Child Enrichment, Inc. Contact 508-473-3882, ext 319.

 

Oct. 24: The Marriage Checkup: Promoting Life-Long Relationship Health. Warwick, RI, 8:30am-4pm, $169, 6 CE Credits. Learn about the Marriage Checkup, identifying the key challenges involved in working with couples and some of the key therapeutic techniques for promoting relationship health. Sponsored by Rhode Island Psychological Association. Contact 401-736-2900.

 

Oct. 24: Connecticut Psychological Association Annual Convention. Haddam, CT, 8am-4pm, $179, up to 5.5 CE Credits. Convention will feature forensic, pediatric, and practice issue tracks, and a keynote titled, Empirically Supported Treatments: What’s Working and What’s Not. Sponsored by Connecticut Psychological Association. Contact 860-404-0333.

 

Oct. 24-26: Transformational Moments: How Master Clinicians Think, Talk, and Listen When Facing the Most Challenging of Clinical Tasks. Santa Fe, NM, 8am-1:30pm, $589, 15 CE credits. Symposium will offer a variety of innovative treatment strategies and interviewing techniques for transforming many of the most problematic clinical challenges encountered in everyday care. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext 1.

 

Oct. 24-26: Psychotherapy, Spirituality and the Soul. Santa Fe, NM, 8am-1:30pm, $589, 15 CE credits. The accent will be on becoming a person of soul and spirit while helping others deal with their own mysteries, challenges and initiations. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext 1.

 

Oct. 24-26: Core Tasks of Psychotherapy: What “Expert” Psychotherapists Do. Santa Fe, NM, 8am-1:30pm, $589, 15 CE credits. Advanced workshop will critically examine the debate between those who advocate for evidence-based manualized treatments versus those who advocate for relationship-focused interventions. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext 1.

 

Oct. 30: Advances in the Treatment of Eating Disorders: Integrating Research with Clinical Practice. Waltham, MA, 8am-4:45pm, $99.95, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: engaging partners in the treatment of eating disorders; how your GI tract affects your mood; advances in pediatric eating disorders; and integration of eating and weight disorders. Sponsored by Walden Center for Education and Research. Contact Kristin Brawn, 781-647-6766. http://www.waldencenter.org/conference-agenda/

 

Oct. 31-Nov. 2: EMDR Basic Training – Part 1. Westfield, MA, 8:15am-5:30pm, $425, 20 CE Credits. Basic EMDR training is comprised of introduction to the eight phases of the EMDR approach and the Adaptive Information Processing Model, through lecture and video, and the learning of preliminary practice skills in small groups. Sponsored by Carson Center for Human Services. Contact David Arbeitman, Ph.D., 413-568-6141, ext 178.

 

NOVEMBER

 

Nov. 1: Nurturing Unconditional Love. Wellesley, MA, 10am-4pm, $90, 5 CE Credits. Workshop combines lecture, experiential exercises, demonstrations, and useful take home techniques that expand the capacity of the therapist to bear witness to their own inner life as well as inner life of others. Sponsored by The Center for Intentional Living. Contact 781-239-1773.

 

Nov. 6: Mating For Life: Principles for Forming and Maintaining a “Good-Enough” Relationship. Brookline, MA, 7pm-8:30pm, $15, 1.5 CE Credits. Series will cover the topics of finding the right mate, settling down, and maintaining a “good-enough” relationship. Sponsored by Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. Contact 617-277-3915.

 

Nov. 6-9: Creativity & Madness: Psychological Studies of Art and Artists. Bethesda, MD, 7:30am-5:30pm, $525, 20 CE Credits. Topics include: rise of the wounded feminine; beauty and the brain, neuroscience and creativity; and living with bipolar and PTSD. Sponsored by American Institute of Medical Education. Contact 800-348-8441.

 

Nov. 16-19: EEG Neurofeedback Certification. Ft. Lauderdale, FL, 9am-6pm, $995, 36 CE Credits. A 4-day program meets all 36 didactic hours required by BCIA for neurofeedback certificate. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

Nov. 21-23: Cultivating Compassion and Connection in Children and Teens with Mindfulness. Barre, MA, 7:30pm Fri-1pm Sun, $300, 12 CE Credits. Course explores the concept that mindfulness builds resilience for dealing with life’s challenges from childhood onward, helping cultivate emotional, cognitive and spiritual intelligence in place of stress, confusion and distraction. Sponsored by Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. Contact 978-355-2347, ext 10.

 

Nov. 22: Working with Affairs. Wellesley, MA, 10am-4pm, $90, 5 CE Credits. Workshop presents a proven stage-specific model for helping couples work through and heal from the pain of discovering an affair. Sponsored by The Center for Intentional Living. Contact 781-239-1773.