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.


 

JULY


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 11-15: Assessment and Intervention for Child and Adolescent Executive Function Difficulties. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: a comprehensive model of executive functions; assessing executive functions; and interventions for executive functions difficulties. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

July 11-15: Becoming a Master Clinician: Diagnosis, Drugs and Existential Psychotherapy. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Participants will learn advanced clinical approaches to diagnosing and differentiating clinical presentations of anxiety, depression, bipolar and personality disorders. 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: New Directions in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy: Living the Good Life in a Stressed-Out World. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Workshop will be predominantly experiential in focus and provide set of tools and skills that participants will be prepared to use immediately. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

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 18-22: Advanced Training in Collaborative & Proactive Solutions for Kids with Social, Emotional & Behavioral Challenges. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: important questions; options for approaching unsolved problems; special populations and difficult families; role of medication. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

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: The Nuts and Bolts of AEDP: Translating Theory into Clinical Practice. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: the AEDP Protocol; dyadic change processes; anxiety regulation, working with defenses. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

July 25-29: Essential Psychopharmacology, 2016: Practice and Update. North Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. The establishment and importance of the therapeutic alliance when prescribing all psychotropic medications will be underscored, as will the potential hazards/benefits of polypharmacy drug interactions. Sponsored by Continuing Education Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Contact 617-754-1265.

 

July 25-29: Yoga Skills for Therapists! Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: beyond mindfulness; meditation techniques; yoga as adjunct treatment for PTSD; and postures for empowerment. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

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; rationale 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.

 

July 26: Understanding Addictions: Food, Drugs, & Alcohol. Natick, MA, 7:45am-3:30pm, $81, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: addiction and brain function; time, tolerance and changes in behavior; hidden dangers of alcohol; and behavioral addictions. Sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources. Contact 877-246-6336.

 

July 27: Understanding Addictions: Food, Drugs, & Alcohol. Hyannis, MA, 7:45am-3:30pm, $81, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: addiction and brain function; time, tolerance and changes in behavior; hidden dangers of alcohol; and behavioral addictions. Sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources. Contact 877-246-6336.

 

July 28: Understanding Addictions: Food, Drugs, & Alcohol. Peabody, MA, 7:45am-3:30pm, $81, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: addiction and brain function; time, tolerance and changes in behavior; hidden dangers of alcohol; and behavioral addictions. Sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources. Contact 877-246-6336.

 

AUGUST

 

Aug. 1-5: Widening Scope of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Importance for Clinical Practice. North Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: techniques for anxiety reduction; application of CBT methods in treatment of patients with unipolar depression and bipolar disorder, and CBT and psychodynamic psychotherapy. Sponsored by Continuing Education Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Contact 617-754-1265.

 

Aug. 1-5: Clinical Psychopharmacology: From Neurobiology to Practice. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: introduction to neurobiology; antipsychotics; antidepressants; and psychopharmacology of pregnancy and of sleep disorders. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext 1.

 

Aug. 1-5: Healing Sleep and Dreams. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: an integrative approach to sleep and dreams; healing sleeplessness and insomnia; and understanding dreams and dreaming. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

Aug. 1-5: A New Prescription: Exercise and Other Groundbreaking Techniques for the Treatment of ADHD, Aggression, and Autism Spectrum Disorder. North Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Seminar focuses on latest medical and non-medical approaches and interventions. Sponsored by Continuing Education Program at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Contact 617-754-1265.

 

Aug. 1-5: Resilience: A Life-Span Intervention Approach. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: treatment for individuals with PTSD; bolstering resilience in special populations; ways to bolster resilience across the life-span. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext 1.

 

Aug. 4: HIPAA & Medical Records Law. Cromwell, CT, 7:30am-3:30pm, $229.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: step by step guide to HIPAA compliance; security rule; dealing with specialized electronic medical records; and specialized records rules. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Aug. 3: HIPAA & Medical Records Law. Warwick, RI, 7:30am-3:30pm, $229.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: step by step guide to HIPAA compliance; security rule; dealing with specialized electronic medical records; and specialized records rules. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Aug. 8: Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals. Hyannis, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $219.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Topics include: neurobiological underpinnings of major DSM-5 diagnoses; effects and side effects of drugs; responsibilities of non-prescribing therapist to clients taking psychiatric medication. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Aug. 8-12: Clinical Applications of the Polyvagal Theory: The Transformative Power of Feeling Safe. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: principles and features of the polyvagal theory; detecting and evaluating risk; applying the polyvagal theory in clinical settings. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

Aug. 9: Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals. Taunton, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $219.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Topics include: neurobiological underpinnings of major DSM-5 diagnoses; effects and side effects of drugs; responsibilities of non-prescribing therapist to clients taking psychiatric medication. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Aug. 10: Psychopharmacology for Mental Health Professionals. Worcester, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $219.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Topics include: neurobiological underpinnings of major DSM-5 diagnoses; effects and side effects of drugs; responsibilities of non-prescribing therapist to clients taking psychiatric medication. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Aug. 12-14: The Convergence of Vedana, Our Mammalian Physiology, and Buddhist Awakening. 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.

 

Aug. 17: HIPAA & Medical Records Law. Boston, MA, 7:30am-3:30pm, $229.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: step by step guide to HIPAA compliance; security rule; dealing with specialized electronic medical records; and specialized records rules. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Aug. 18: HIPAA & Medical Records Law. Worcester, MA, 7:30am-3:30pm, $229.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: step by step guide to HIPAA compliance; security rule; dealing with specialized electronic medical records; and specialized records rules. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

Aug. 20-22: 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.

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Sept. 23: Telemental Health: Expanding the Digital Frontier. Newton, MA, 8:30am-3:30pm, $170, 6 CE Credits. Discussion on telemental health. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 617-244-1682.

 

Sept. 26-28: EEG Neurofeedback. Miami, FL, 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.

 

OCTOBER

 

Oct. 6: Lives in the Balance: Understanding and Helping Students with Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Challenges.” Westminster, VT, 8:30am-3:30pm, $105, after 9/16: $135, 5 CE Credits. Conference will focus on the Collaborative and Proactive Solutions model. Sponsored by Kurn Hattin Homes for Children. Contact Terry Andrews, 802-721-6913.

 

Oct. 22-24: 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.

 

Oct. 22-23 and Nov 12-13: Basic Workshop in Clinical Hypnosis. Brookline, MA, 8:330am-5pm, $665, after 9/5: $765, 28 CE Credits. Offers in-depth training in both theory and practice of hypnosis with a full 14 hours of guided skill practice. Sponsored by New England Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Contact 617-734-5042.

 

 

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