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.


 

DECEMBER

 

Dec. 5: Loss & Grief: Strategies for Assessment, Intervention, and Transition. Holyoke, MA, 8:30am-4pm, $156, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: exploring grief theories; sources and impact of loss and grief; strategies that can more effectively help individualize interventions; and an opportunity to share knowledge and experiences. Sponsored by The Brattleboro Retreat. Contact 802-258-4356.

 

Dec. 5: Fifty More Shades of Purple: Affirmative Approaches to Working with Kids, Couples and Families Who Are Transcending Norms of Gender and Sexuality. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $125, 6 CE Credits. Will focus on effective approaches to families with gender non-conforming children as well as non-monogamous and polyamorous couples of all sexual orientations. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Dec. 8: Evolution of the DSM: Use the DSM-5 to Revolutionize Diagnosis and Treatment. Hyannis, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: historical perspectives of the DSM; practical applications using the DSM-5; specific issues and implications for practice. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Dec. 10: Evolution of the DSM: Use the DSM-5 to Revolutionize Diagnosis and Treatment. Waltham, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: historical perspectives of the DSM; practical applications using the DSM-5; specific issues and implications for practice. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Dec. 11-14: EEG Neurofeedback Certification. Mill Valley, 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.

 

Dec. 11-16: Ericksonian Hypnosis and Brief Outcome-Oriented Psychotherapy. Rockville, MD, 8:15a.m-6:30pm, $1086, 50 CE Credits. Topics include: making sense of hypnosis; hypnotic phenomena; patterns of Ericksonian hypnosis; and innovative hypnotherapy. Sponsored by American Hypnosis Training Academy. Contact 800-343-9915.

 

Dec. 12: Evolution of the DSM: Use the DSM-5 to Revolutionize Diagnosis and Treatment. Springfield, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: historical perspectives of the DSM; practical applications using the DSM-5; specific issues and implications for practice. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Dec. 12-13: Treating Eating Disorders. Boston, MA, 8:30am-5pm, $290, 14 CE Credits. Course is designed to offer an update on the latest research findings and clinical applications in the diagnosis and treatment of eating disorders in children, adolescents, and adults. Sponsored by Dept. of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians Organization. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

Dec. 12-13: Meditation and Visualization Practices for Everyday Living and to Enhance Peak Performance. Boston, MA, 8am-5:15pm, $495, 14.5 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.

 

Dec. 13: Reciprocal Resilience: Surprising Clinical Advantage of Trauma Exposure. Brookline, MA, 12:30pm-2:30pm, $15, 2 CE Credits. Workshop explores the dimensions of newly studied phenomenon of reciprocal or vicarious resilience. Sponsored by Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. Contact 617-277-3915.

 

Dec. 16: Happiness: How Positive Psychology Changes Our Lives. Warwick, RI, 7:30am-3:30pm, $199, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: skills that are shown to resolve depression and increase happiness; signs of underperformance and depression in self and others; and resolving troubled relationships and build work teams. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Dec. 16-17: Introduction to the Internal Family Systems Model. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $330, 12 CE Credits. Introduction to the basics of the IFS model and an immersion in its use including videotaped and live demonstration interviews. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Dec. 17: Happiness: How Positive Psychology Changes Our Lives. Springfield, MA, 7:30am-3:30pm, $199, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: skills that are shown to resolve depression and increase happiness; signs of underperformance and depression in self and others; and resolving troubled relationships and build work teams. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Dec. 18: Movie + Discussion. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $45, 3 CE Credits. Showing the documentary “Journey with the Giant” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston and the Public Conversations Project. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Dec. 18: Happiness: How Positive Psychology Changes Our Lives. Windsor Locks, CT, 7:30am-3:30pm, $199, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: skills that are shown to resolve depression and increase happiness; signs of underperformance and depression in self and others; and resolving troubled relationships and build work teams. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

JANUARY 2015

 

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. 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. 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. 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, $875, after 12/15: $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, $875, after 12/15: $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. 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, $875, after 12/15: $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, $875, after 12/15: $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 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 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, $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 27-28: The Therapeutic Action of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: Current Concepts of Cure. Boston, MA, 8:15am-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 27-29: 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.