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.


 

FEBRUARY

 

Feb. 10: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training for Children and Adolescents. Hyannis, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $219.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Topics include: developmental theory and DBT; adapt DBT to key childhood and adolescent disorders; behavior modification and DBT; group skills format. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Feb. 11: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training for Children and Adolescents. Taunton, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $219.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Topics include: developmental theory and DBT; adapt DBT to key childhood and adolescent disorders; behavior modification and DBT; group skills format. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Feb. 12: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Skills Training for Children and Adolescents. Worcester, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $219.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Topics include: developmental theory and DBT; adapt DBT to key childhood and adolescent disorders; behavior modification and DBT; group skills format. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Feb. 15-19: Resilience: A Life-Span Intervention Approach. Marco Island, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Using a life-span perspective discussion will be on the nature and neurobiological aspects of resilience and ways to bolster resilience. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext 1.

 

Feb. 15-19: The Theory and Practice of Biological Psychiatry. Marco Island, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Symposium will cover the concepts supporting the treatment of major psychiatric disorders and the nature of the evidence that supports those concepts. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext 1.

 

Feb. 15-19: 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. 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.

 

Feb 22-23: Acquired Brain Injury: Basic CE Certificate. Shrewsbury, MA, 8:30am-4:30pm, $495, 13 CE Credits. Training will provide participants with a comprehensive overview of ABI, its potential long-term consequences, and recommended interventions. Sponsored by Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts. Contact Laura MacFeeley, 508-475-0032.

 

Feb. 24: Breaking the Habit of Self-Harm: Evidence-Based Recovery for Children & Adolescents. Milford, CT, 7:30am-3:30pm, $209.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: empirical review, clinical assessment, and treatment of youth self-injury. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Feb. 25: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $55, 3 CE Credits. Showing of the film “Hoop Dreams” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston and Public Conversations Project. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Feb. 25: Breaking the Habit of Self-Harm: Evidence-Based Recovery for Children & Adolescents. Warwick, RI, 7:30am-3:30pm, $209.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: empirical review, clinical assessment, and treatment of youth self-injury. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Feb. 26: Working with Families of High Conflict Divorce. Wellesley, MA, 9am-12pm, $100, 3 CE Credits. Topics include: seven principles for working with high conflict families of divorce, relevant legal terms and precedents pertaining to divorce. Sponsored by Massachusetts Psychological Association. Contact 781-736-2000.

 

Feb. 26: Breaking the Habit of Self-Harm: Evidence-Based Recovery for Children & Adolescents. Portland, ME, 7:30am-3:30pm, $209.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: empirical review, clinical assessment, and treatment of youth self-injury. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Feb 26-28: Solitary But Not Lonely: Empowering Going Within in an Extroverted Culture. Barre, MA, 7:30pm Fri-12pm Sun, $198, 12 CE Credits. Residential program with meals provided. Sponsored by Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. Contact 978-355-2347 ext 10.

 

MARCH

 

March 4: Cultivating Well-Being through Positive Psychology and Strength-Based Practice. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Workshop will help you to identify and cultivate those qualities that strengthen our capacity for well-being. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 617-244-1682.

 

March 4: Avoiding Bad Family Meetings. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:45pm, $140, 6 CE Credits. A model to hold family meetings will be taught and demonstrated as a means to provide a foundation to do this important work skillfully and confidently. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

March 4-5: Treating the Addictions. Boston, MA, 8:30-5:15pm, $290, 14 CE Credits. The latest clinical, theoretical, and research findings on addictive behaviors for adolescents, adults and families will be presented. Sponsored by Dept. of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians Organization. Contact 617-806-8770.

 

March 8: Leadership, Team-Building and Coaching Skills for Managers & Supervisors. New Haven, CT, 8:30am-4pm, $249, no CE Credits. Topics include: strategy and planning essentials, coaching and counseling the problem player, how to handle coaching/counseling employee. Sponsored by Fred Pryor Seminars. Contact 800-944-8503.

 

March 10: Leadership, Team-Building and Coaching Skills for Managers & Supervisors. Burlington, VT, 8:30am-4pm, $249, no CE Credits. Topics include: strategy and planning essentials, coaching and counseling the problem player, how to handle coaching/counseling employee. Sponsored by Fred Pryor Seminars. Contact 800-944-8503.

 

March 17: Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder. Boston, MA, 8:45am-5pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Pre-conference institute on the treatment of borderline personality disorder. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and William James College. Contact 617-244-1682.

 

March 17-20: BCIA Didactic: Neurofeedback Bootcamp for Beginners. Burleson, TX, 9am-6pm, $1245, 36 CE Credits. Introduces database guidance and protocol selection and offers BCIA didactic hours toward certification. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

March 18: Applied Exposure Therapy: Current Conceptualizations and Practical Delivery. Wellesley, MA, 9am-12pm, $100, 3 CE Credits. Participants will learn about exposure and exposure with response prevention treatments along with identification of patients who may benefit from these techniques. Sponsored by Massachusetts Psychological Association. Contact 781-736-2000.

 

March 18-19: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 2016. Boston, MA, 8:15am-5pm, $395, 13 CE Credits. Intent of conference will be to widen the scope of applicability of psychodynamic psychotherapy to a broader range of clinical situations. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute and William James College. Contact 617-244-1682.

 

March 21: Leadership, Team-Building and Coaching Skills for Managers & Supervisors. Portland, ME, 8:30am-4pm, $249, no CE Credits. Topics include: strategy and planning essentials, coaching and counseling the problem player, how to handle coaching/counseling employee. Sponsored by Fred Pryor Seminars. Contact 800-944-8503.

 

March 22-23: Trauma and the Internal Family Systems Model: Releasing Personal and Legacy Burdens. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $330, 12 CE Credits. Introduction to the basics of IFS model followed by immersion in and demonstrations of its use with attachment problems and trauma including intergenerational and cultural burdens. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

March 23: Leadership, Team-Building and Coaching Skills for Managers & Supervisors. Hyannis, MA, 8:30am-4pm, $249, no CE Credits. Topics include: strategy and planning essentials, coaching and counseling the problem player, how to handle coaching/counseling employee. Sponsored by Fred Pryor Seminars. Contact 800-944-8503.

 

March 24: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $55, 3 CE Credits. Showing of the film “Ida” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston and Public Conversations Project. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

March 31: Leadership, Team-Building and Coaching Skills for Managers & Supervisors. Pittsfield, MA, 8:30am-4pm, $249, no CE Credits. Topics include: strategy and planning essentials, coaching and counseling the problem player, how to handle coaching/counseling employee. Sponsored by Fred Pryor Seminars. Contact 800-944-8503.

 

APRIL

 

April 1: Sex Four Ways: Men and Women, Gay and Straight. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:45pm, $140, 6 CE Credits. Workshop will address clinical issues related to sex and intimacy in gay, lesbian and straight couples. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

April 2: Expressive Arts Therapy: Trauma, Resiliency and Attunement. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $135, 6 CE Credits. Integrated approach toward gaining basic understanding of how expressive arts therapy can address attunement, attachment, empathy, intimacy, biophysical states, and interpersonal neurobiology as they relate to individual and collective trauma. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 617-244-1682.

 

April 2-4: 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.

 

April 7: Aphasias and Other Cognitive-Communicative Disorders Associated with ABI. Shrewsbury, MA, 1pm-5pm, $175, 3.5 CE Credits. Provides participants with an understanding of the types of cognitive-communicative disorders associated with different types of ABI. Sponsored by Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts. Contact Laura MacFeeley, 508-475-0032.

 

April 8: Ethics & Risk Management in the Age of the Affordable Care Act: Everything You Did Not Want to Know and Were Afraid to Ask. Warwick, RI, 8:30am-4pm, $169, 6 CE Credits. Focus is on ethical and risk management issues that are generated by the Affordable Care Act. Sponsored by Rhode Island Psychological Association. Contact 401-732-2400.

 

April 28: Overview of Neurodiagnostic Procedures and Neurological Effects on ABI. Shrewsbury, MA, 1pm-5pm, $175, 3.5 CE Credits. Topics include: pathophysiological mechanisms in ABI, common acute neurological sequelae, including post-concussive syndrome, seizures, hydrocephalus and cognitive disorders. Sponsored by Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts. Contact Laura MacFeeley, 508-475-0032.

 

MAY

 

May 7: Still We Rise: Religion, Spirituality and Well-Being in the Haitian Community. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $65, no CE Credits. Aim is to provide an intellectually stimulating forum where attendees can engage in a meaningful discourse on the mental health needs of the Haitian community. Sponsored by Haitian Mental Health Network and William James College. Contact 617-244-1682.

 

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 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 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 14-16: 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.