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.


 

MAY

 

May 6: The Psychotherapy of Psychopharmacology: What Every Therapist Needs to Know. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:45pm, $140, 6 CE Credits. Workshop introduces a method that allows therapists to help clients explore their feelings, beliefs and reactions about medications in a way that increases the success of the intervention while enhancing and deepening the therapeutic process. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

May 6-7: Addictions 2016: Treatment, Comorbidities, Complex Cases. Cambridge, MA, 7am-4:30pm, $425, 13.5 CE Credits. Topics include new, evidence-based treatments, the nuances of treating comorbid disorders along with addiction, and special populations. Sponsored by McLean Hospital, and Harvard Medical School. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

May 6-7: Meditation and Psychotherapy: The Mind, The Heart, The Person. Boston, MA, 7:45am-5pm, $290, 14 CE Credits. Will explore how principles and practices of meditation can enhance patient care. Sponsored by Dept. of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians Organization. Contact 617-806-8770.

 

May 11: The Pharmacy in Your Kitchen: An Overview of Medical and Medicinal Foods. Hyannis, MA, 8:15am-4pm, $79, 6 CE Credits. Learn the composition of medical foods, medicinal foods, and the validity of claims made about their uses for treating disorders of attention and cognition, mood, pain, inflammation, metabolism, and sleep. Sponsored by Institute for Brain Potential. Contact 866-652-7414.

 

May 12: Substance Abuse and ABI. Shrewsbury, MA, 8:30am-4:30pm, $275, 6.5 CE Credits. Discussion of the clinical criteria for substance abuse disorders and their relationship to the occurrence of ABI, as well as their neurocognitive impact. Sponsored by Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts. Contact Laura MacFeeley, 508-475-0032.

 

May 12: The Pharmacy in Your Kitchen: An Overview of Medical and Medicinal Foods. Plymouth, MA, 8:15am-4pm, $79, 6 CE Credits. Learn the composition of medical foods, medicinal foods, and the validity of claims made about their uses for treating disorders of attention and cognition, mood, pain, inflammation, metabolism, and sleep. Sponsored by Institute for Brain Potential. Contact 866-652-7414.

 

May 13: Forgiveness in Psychotherapy: Clinical Applications & Emerging Research. Warwick, RI, 8:30am-4pm, $169, 6 CE Credits. Focus is on recent advances in research, intervention strategies, and diversity considerations related to forgiveness in a variety of cases including individual and couples therapy. Sponsored by Rhode Island Psychological Association. Contact 401-732-2400.

 

May 13: Beyond Post-Traumatic Stress: Fostering Growth and Resilience in Military and Veteran Communities. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $140, 6 CE Credits. Will present attendees with foundational and emerging literature on resilience and post-traumatic growth as it applies to military service members, veterans, and their families. Sponsored by William James College and Massachusetts Dept. of Veterans Services. Contact 617-244-1682.

 

May 13: How to Increase the Impact of HRV Biofeedback. Montreal West, Canada, 9:30am-4:30pm, $350, no CE Credits. Workshop provides practical techniques for increasing the effectiveness of HRV biofeedback. Sponsored by Thought Technology, Ltd. Contact 800-361-3651, x 135.

 

May 13: Inflammation, Chronic Illness, & the Brain. Springfield, MA, 8:30am-3:30pm, $81, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: connections between inflammatory processes and chronic illness; obesity and diabetes; and implications for mental health. Sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources. Contact 877-246-6336.

 

May 13: The Pharmacy in Your Kitchen: An Overview of Medical and Medicinal Foods. Somerville, MA, 8:15am-4pm, $79, 6 CE Credits. Learn the composition of medical foods, medicinal foods, and the validity of claims made about their uses for treating disorders of attention and cognition, mood, pain, inflammation, metabolism, and sleep. Sponsored by Institute for Brain Potential. Contact 866-652-7414.

 

May 13-14: Mindfulness Symposium. Manchester, NH, 9am-4:30pm, $254.99, 12 CE Credits. Topics include: clinician’s guide to mindfulness, meditation and the brain, and fitting the practice of mindfulness to the person in clinical work. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

May 14: New Advances in Couples Therapy: Changing the Dynamic Through an Attachment Lens. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Upon completion of workshop participants can expect to have a working knowledge of the models of EFT, IFS and AEDP as they related to treatment of a dyad and to be able to begin to apply these models clinically. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 617-244-1682.

 

May 14: Suicide Assessment and Intervention Training for Mental Health Professionals. Dedham, MA, 9am-4:40pm, $219, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: scope of problem of suicide, current information on risk factors, and personal reactions to dealing with suicidal behaviors. Sponsored by Massachusetts Psychological Association. Contact 781-736-2000.

 

May 14-16: EEG Neurofeedback. Hawthorne, NY, 9am-6pm, $995, 36 CE Credits. A new 3-day program that includes home study and web-based training that meets all 36 didactic hours required by BCIA for neurofeedback certificate. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

May 19-21: Stens Professional Biofeedback Certificate Program. Cleveland, OH, 9am-6pm, $1350, 48 CE Credits. Three day in classroom and two days live online program format that meets all 48 didactic hours required by BCIA for biofeedback certification. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

May 20: The Contentious Health Care System: Is There a Place for Community Mental Health. Newton, MA, 2:30pm-5pm, $35, 2.5 CE Credits. The thirty-ninth Erich Lindemann Memorial Lecture. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 617-244-1682.

 

May 21: Sleepless in the Senior Years: Understanding and Treating Sleeplessness in Older Adults. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $130, 6 CE Credits. Program will address the basic mechanisms of sleep, its functions, and changes over the life span into old age. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 617-244-1682.

 

May 26: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $55, 3 CE Credits. Showing of the film “Inside Out” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston and Public Conversations Project. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

JUNE

 

June 2: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $55, 3 CE Credits. Showing of the film “The Hunting Ground” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston and Public Conversations Project. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

June 3: Risk Management in Clinical Practice. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Program will cover common and significant areas of malpractice prevention through treatment and documentation strategies. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 617-244-1682.

 

June 6-7: ACT Raising Safe Kids Program. Waltham, MA, 8:30am-4:30pm, $320, 12 CE Credits. Evidence-based model program designed to strengthen families, improve caregiver skills, nurture young children and help parents protect kids from violence. Sponsored by Massachusetts Psychological Association and Lemberg Children’s Center/ACT RSK Northeast Regional Center. Contact 781-736-2200.

 

June 7-8: Introduction to Internal Family Systems Therapy. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $330, 12 CE Credits. Workshop will be an immersion in the basic premises of the model and their practice with demonstrations of this evidenced based therapy. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

June 9: Problematic Sexual Behavior and ABI. Shrewsbury, MA, 1pm-5pm, $175, 3.5 CE Credits. Training will provide participants with an overview of the continuum and clinical presentation of PSB disorders, as well as the challenges experienced by individuals who exhibit co-morbid issues of ABI. Sponsored by Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts. Contact Laura MacFeeley, 508-475-0032.

 

June 17: Master Emotionally Focused Therapy Supervision Workshop. Belmont, MA, 2pm-5pm, $150, after 5/15: $175, 3 CE Credits. Watch a supervision of three EFT therapists in an intimate setting. Sponsored by The New England Community for Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. Contact 617-232-3458.

 

June 20-24: Advancing Inclusion: Turning Us and Them into We. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Participants will enhance their diversity competencies and learn strategies for effectively navigating our complex, multicultural society. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

June 20-24: Purpose, Passion, and Power: Creating Resonance in Your Life as a Leader. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: finding purpose and passion in life and work; seeing the world through new eyes; and finding our power. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

June 24-26: EEG Neurofeedback. Philadelphia, PA, 9am-6pm, $995, 36 CE Credits. A new 3-day program that includes home study and web-based training that meets all 36 didactic hours required by BCIA for neurofeedback certificate. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

June 27-29: General Biofeedback. Miami, FL, 9am-6pm, $1195, 48 CE Credits. A new 3-day program format includes home study and web-based training that meets all 48 didactic hours required by BCIA for biofeedback certification. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

June 27-July 1: Transforming Resistance with Difficult-to-Reach Clients. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: overview of clinical maps; removing barriers safely; accessing healthy resources; and putting it all together. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

June 30-July 4: The Factors of Awakening: A Retreat for Mental Health Professionals. Barre, MA, 7:30pm Fri-12pm Sun., $396, 12 CE Credits. Residential program with meals provided. Sponsored by Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. Contact 978-355-2347, ext 10.

 

JULY

 

July 4-8: Frontiers of Trauma Treatment. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: trauma and developmental psychopathology; affective neuroscience for thoughtful clinicians; and specific stabilization and trauma processing techniques. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

July 4-8: Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents: Recognizing and Treating the Emerging Epidemic. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: how anxiety begins in children; pros and cons of medication and “nature’s remedies;” generalized anxiety; and specific phobias. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

July 11-15: Mindfulness: An Educational Retreat. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: is mindfulness part of all good psychotherapy; mindfulness and compassion retreat; tailoring mindfulness technique to client; and beyond symptom management. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext 1.

 

July 15-17: Mind/Body Medicine: Components, Research, Techniques and Applications with an Emphasis on the Relaxation Response. Edgartown, MA, Fri: 4:30pm-6:30pm, Sat-Sun: 8:15am-12:30pm, $645, 10 CE Credits. Course will be both didactic and experiential and will focus on understanding the foundation of mind/body medicine. Sponsored by Continuing Education Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Contact 617-754-1265.

 

July 15-17: Can Depth-Oriented Psychotherapists Go Deeper Faster? The Internal Family Systems Model. Edgartown, MA, Fri: 4:30pm-6:30pm, Sat-Sun: 8:15am-12:30pm, $645, 10 CE Credits. Workshop will introduce and illustrate with video tape examples the basic concepts and methods of IFS. Sponsored by Continuing Education Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Contact 617-754-1265.

 

July 18-22: Resilience Across the Lifespan: Strength-Based Strategies to Nurture Balance, Self-Discipline, and Hope in Ourselves and Others. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: the power of mindsets; importance of empathy; understanding and managing obstacles to empathy; and the features of a resilient mindset. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext 1.

 

July 18-22: Mindfulness, Radical Acceptance and Willingness: Integrating DBT Skills into Clinical Practice. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: background and context of mindfulness practice in DBT and psychotherapy; core skills; and mindfulness from a spiritual perspective. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext 1.

 

July 23-25: General Biofeedback. Hawthorne, NY, 9am-6pm, $1195, 48 CE Credits. A new 3-day program format includes home study and web-based training that meets all 48 didactic hours required by BCIA for biofeedback certification. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

July 25-29: Integrating Therapeutic Mindfulness and Compassionate Presence into Clinical Practice. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: overview of Buddhist psychology of mindfulness meditation; mindful exercises for calming the mind; and teaching medication in the office. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext 1.

 

July 25-29: Meditation and Mindfulness: Enhancing Treatment Effectiveness and Personal Wellbeing. North Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Seminar will introduce a variety of mindfulness practices that clinicians and their patients can use to develop the core skills of concentration, open monitoring, and compassionate acceptance. Sponsored by Continuing Education Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Contact 617-754-1265.

 

July 25-29: Clinical Psychopharmacology: Overview and Recent Advances. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: introduction to psychopharmacology; mood-stabilizing agents; first and second generation antidepressants; and pharmacology of suicide. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext 1.

 

July 25-29: Treating Attachment Pathology in Adult Patients. North Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: standardized assessment instruments for measuring attachment in children and adults; rational for attachment-based treatment; and main ways to mark treatment outcomes. Sponsored by Continuing Education Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Contact 617-754-1265.

 

 

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