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.


 

JANUARY

 

Jan. 14: Practical Application of Applied Behavior Analysis. Hyannis, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: key definitions and concepts of ABA, tools and techniques for measuring behaviors, reinforcement strategies, and behavior intervention strategies. Sponsored by HealthEd. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Jan. 15: Practical Application of Applied Behavior Analysis. Taunton, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: key definitions and concepts of ABA, tools and techniques for measuring behaviors, reinforcement strategies, and behavior intervention strategies. Sponsored by HealthEd. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Jan. 16: Practical Application of Applied Behavior Analysis. Worcester, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: key definitions and concepts of ABA, tools and techniques for measuring behaviors, reinforcement strategies, and behavior intervention strategies. Sponsored by HealthEd. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Jan 22-23: SMART: Sensory Motor Arousal Regulation Therapy. Brookline, MA, 9:30am-4:30pm, $370, 11 CE Credits. SMART is a play therapy initiated to explore and expand the repertoire of regulating experiences for children and their caregivers with the aim of nurturing healing and growth. Sponsored by The Trauma Center at JRI. Contact 617-232-1303, ext 203.

 

Jan. 30-1: School Mental Health: Treating Students K-12. Boston, MA, 8:30am-5pm, $290, 14 CE Credits. Course will look at findings that will enhance the emotional well-being of children and adolescents at school. Sponsored by Dept. of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians Organization. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

FEBRUARY

 

Feb. 6: Special Education Law in Massachusetts. Springfield, MA, 7:30am-3:45pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: evaluations, eligibility determinations and placement; IEP content issues; and student discipline. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Feb. 10-11: Trauma and the Internal Family Systems Model: Releasing Personal and Legacy Burdens. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $330, 12 CE Credits. Presentation will describe and demonstrate the use of IFS model with attachment and trauma problems including intergenerational burdens. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Feb. 11: Special Education Law in Massachusetts. Dedham, MA, 7:30am-3:45pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: evaluations, eligibility determinations and placement; IEP content issues; and student discipline. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Feb. 16-20: Transformational Moments: How Master Clinicians Think, Talk, and Listen When Facing the Most Challenging of Clinical Tasks. Marco Island, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. 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.

 

Feb. 16-20: Brain-Based Therapy: Integrating Science with Theory and Practice. Marco Island, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Seminar describes vision of psychotherapy that integrates neuroscience, psychotherapy research including outcome management and evidence-based practices, attachment theory, nutritional neuroscience, memory research and developmental psychology into a hybrid model of psychotherapy. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489 ext 1.

 

Feb. 16-20: Clinical Psychopharmacology: From Neurobiology to Practice. Marco Island, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: introduction to neurobiology; antipsychotics; mood-stabilizing agents; antidepressants; and psychopharmacology of pregnancy and of sleep disorders. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489 ext 1.

 

Feb. 20: “Good Enough” Treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder: What Every Clinician Should Know. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Workshop offers training in an empirically validated treatment approach, General Psychiatric Management, which has been demonstrated to equal DBT effectiveness in treating patients with Borderline Personality Disorder. Sponsored by Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

Feb. 23-27: Essential Psychopharmacology, 2015. Naples, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $975, 15 CE Credits. Course will provide simplified and clinically relevant updated review of neurobiology and brain function with areas of emphasis on psychopharmacologic treatment of schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, depression, anxiety, sleep disorders and borderline personality. Sponsored by Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

Feb. 23-27: Meditation and Visualization Practices for Everyday Living and to Enhance Peak Performance. Naples, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $975, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: evidence-based treatments; how to meditate; visualization practices; enhance peak performance; and application in everyday living. Sponsored by Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

Feb. 27: Special Education Law in Massachusetts. Hyannis, MA, 7:30am-3:45pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: evaluations, eligibility determinations and placement; IEP content issues; and student discipline. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Feb. 28-March 1 & March 14-16: Annual Basic Workshop in Clinical Hypnosis. Newton, MA, 8am-5pm, $799, 28 CE Credits. Workshop prepares participants to use hypnosis in practice for anxiety, acute pain, and medical-surgical procedures and includes 14 hours of guided skill practice. Sponsored by New England Society of Clinical Hypnosis and Bournewood Hospital. Contact 978-836-7421.

MARCH

 

March 2-6: Psychopharmacology: A Master Class. Naples, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $975, 15 CE Credits. Updated review of neurobiology and brain function will be presented taking the attendee through neurotransmission sequence from synthesis to gene transcription. Sponsored by Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

March 2-6: New Innovations for the Treatment of ADHD and Psychological Brain Health. Naples, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $975, 15 CE Credits. Will focus on specific approaches and interventions for patients with ADHD, aggression and mood, the addictions and social disorders – treatment issues will be emphasized. Sponsored by Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

March 4-5: Fostering Resilience in Trauma Impacted Youth: The Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) Framework. Brookline, MA, 9:30am-4:30pm, $350, after 2/1: $370, 11 CE Credits. ARC framework is a core-components treatment model, developed to provide a guiding framework for thoughtful clinical intervention with complexly traumatized youth and their care giving systems. Sponsored by The Trauma Center at JRI. Contact 617-232-1303, ext 203.

 

March 6: Detecting and Arresting Interpersonal Violence: What Every Clinician Needs to Know. Warwick, RI, 8:30am-4pm, $169, 6 CE Credits. Topics include identification, assessment, and treatment strategies of interpersonal violence in clinical setting. Sponsored by Rhode Island Psychological Association. Contact 401-736-2900.

 

March 6: Special Education Law in Massachusetts. Peabody, MA, 7:30am-3:45pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: evaluations, eligibility determinations and placement; IEP content issues; and student discipline. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

March 6-7: Treating the Addictions. Boston, MA, 8:30am-5pm, $290, 14 CE Credits. Course will present the latest clinical, theoretical, and research findings on addictive behaviors for adolescents, adults, and families. Sponsored by Dept. of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians Organization. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

March 20: Counteracting the Harmful Effects of Stress Through the Use of the Relaxation Response and Resilience. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Workshop will provide a comprehensive review of how mind body interactions impact physiologic resilience and how they work synergistically within the intricate medium of the stress system to sustain health. Sponsored by Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

March 20-22: 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.

 

March 21: Couples on Fire: What Should I Say and Why Should I Say It? Newton, MA, 9am-1pm, $75, 3.5 CE Credits. Focus is on how to work with high-intensity, high-conflict couples or couples in acute crisis who require rapid intervention. Sponsored by Psychoanalytic Couple and Family Institute of New England. Contact 781-433-0906.

 

March 21: PTSD: Effective Ways to Assess and Treat Survivors of Trauma. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Participants will learn contemporary methods for assessing patients with PTSD and will also learn current models for screening for PTSD in primary care, mental health, and substance abuse clinics. Sponsored by Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

March 26: Internal Family Systems and Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. Boston, MA, 8:45am-5pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Pre-conference institute that will look at IFS and psychodynamic therapies. Sponsored by Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Continuing Education Program, and Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

March 27-28: The Therapeutic Action of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Current Concepts of Cure. Boston, MA, 8:15am-5pm, $395, 13 CE Credits. Topics include: contributions of different theories to therapeutic change; integrating current theories into clinical practice; and scope of applicability of psychodynamic concepts to clinical situations. Sponsored by Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center Continuing Education Program, and Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

 

March 27-29: Healing Relational Trauma. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $495, 17 CE Credits. Workshop will serve as an introduction to and immersion into the practice of Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

APRIL

 

April 13: Sacred Dissonance: Attending to Client Spirituality and Religiosity in Complex Trauma Treatment. Brookline, MA, 9:30am-4:30pm, $175, after 3/15: $185, 5.5 CE Credits. Workshop will focus on understanding the manner in which developmental trauma can impact or be impacted by spirituality, with a focus on practical application. Sponsored by The Trauma Center at JRI. Contact 617-232-1303, ext 203.

 

April 14-15: Trauma-Sensitive Yoga in Therapy: Bringing the Body Into Treatment. Brookline, MA, 9:30am-4:30pm, $350, after 3/15: $370, 11 CE Credits. For clinicians working with traumatized people in any environment who wish to bring aspects of Trauma-Sensitive Yoga, an evidence-based adjunctive treatment for difficult to treat PTSD or complex trauma, into their treatment milieu. Sponsored by The Trauma Center at JRI. Contact 617-232-1303, ext 203.

 

April 17: A Primer On The ICD: What You Need to Know For Your Behavioral Health Practice. Warwick, RI, 8:30am-4pm, $169, 6 CE Credits. Program offers introduction and overview of the ICD-10 CM set of diagnostic codes that will be required for billing and health information in October 2015. Sponsored by Rhode Island Psychological Association. Contact 401-736-2900.

 

April 17-19: EEG Neurofeedback Certification. 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

 

May 18-22: Mindfulness Meditation: An Educational Retreat. Galway, Ireland, 9am-12:15pm, $699, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: what is mindfulness; is mindfulness part of all good psychotherapy; and tailoring the mindfulness technique to the client. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489.