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 1: Using Dream, Imagery and Metaphor in Clinical Practice: Taming Demons and Transforming Nightmares. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $140, 6 CE Credits. Learn specific protocols to work safely with dreams and nightmares without the risk of re-traumatization and by developing a container for deep healing through co-created imagery and expressive arts. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

May 4-7, June 5: Progressive Counting. Northampton, MA, 9am-5pm, $640, 32 CE Credits. A fairly new research-supported trauma treatment that is effective, efficient, well-tolerated by clients and relatively easy to master. Sponsored by Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute. Contact 413-774-2340.

 

May 5: Senior Talks: Aging Well Workshops. Brookline, MA 6pm-7:30pm, no charge, no CE Credits. Workshop will explore the changing paradigm of aging as well as coping with the aging process. Sponsored by Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. Contact 617-277-3915.

 

May 7: Binge Eating Disorder: Medical, Nutritional & Psychotherapeutic Interventions. South Windsor, CT, 7:30am-12pm, $15, 3 CE Credits. Topics include: food addiction, the biology of appetite, therapeutic interventions for the treating binge eating disorder. Sponsored by Walden Center for Education and Research. Contact 781-647-6702.

 

May 8: Unified Protocol for the Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders. Hampton, NH, 9am-4:30pm, $198, 6 CE Credits. Part of the NHPA spring conference weekend. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

May 8: Understanding the DSM-5. Hampton, NH, 9am-4:30pm, $198, 6 CE Credits. Part of the NHPA spring conference weekend. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451

 

May 8: The Relationship of Complex Trauma to Intimacy, Disordered Eating and Addiction. Needham, MA, 9am-5pm, $99, 6 CE Credits. Conference will provide intermediate to advanced clinical training in complex trauma. Sponsored by Elements Behavioral Health and Ben Franklin Institute. Contact 800-643-0797.

 

May 8: Motivational Interviewing: Overcoming Client Resistance to Change. Boston, MA, 7:30am-3:30pm, $199, 6 CE Credits. Seminar will help participants appreciate the benefits of motivational interviewing, a directive, client-centered style of working with people. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

May 8-9: Meditation and Psychotherapy: The Power of Mindfulness. Boston, MA, 8:30am-5pm, $290, 14 CE Credits. Course will explore how mindfulness meditation can enhance patient care. Sponsored by Dept. of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians Organization. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

May 8-9: Reflexes and Adult Behavior. Stowe, VT, 9am-5pm, $300, 12 CE Credits. Can be taken as one or two days – explore reflexive patterns and how they shape perception; cultivate new habits of body-mind. Sponsored by Wellspring Institute. Contact 802-472-6694.

 

May 9: The Anxiety Disorders and OCD: What Every Therapist Needs to Know. Hampton, NH, 9am-4pm, $198, 6 CE Credits. Part of the NHPA spring conference weekend. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

May 9: Working with Borderline Personality Disorder: Psychodynamic Treatment and DBT: Friends or Enemies: Brookline, MA 12:30pm-2:30pm, $20, 2 CE Credits. Case presentations comparing and contrasting approaches using DBT and other techniques to address clinical work with this complicated and challenging dynamic. Sponsored by Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. Contact 617-277-3915.

 

May 9: Ethics Roundtable: Ethical Decision Making in Complex Cases. Hampton, NH, 9am-12pm, $99, 3 CE Credits. Part of the NHPA spring conference weekend. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

May 9: Ethics Roundtable: Billing, Insurance, and Everyday Professional Practice Issues. Hampton, NH, 9am-12pm, $99, 3 CE Credits. Part of the NHPA spring conference weekend. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

May 11-15: Making Change Happen. Newton, MA, 9am-4pm except Fri: 9am-12pm, $2500, 24.5 CE Credits. This is a foundation level course in using structural dynamics and dialogue practice for transformational change in organizations and beyond. Sponsored by Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Dialogix, and the Kantor Institute. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

May 13: The Power of Play: Proven Strategies for Trauma and Attachment in Children & Adolescents. Hyannis, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: trauma and its warning signs, brain-behavior relationship, proven play therapy techniques in strengthening attachment between parent and child, and play therapy toolbox take home. Sponsored by MEDS-PDN. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

May 14: The Power of Play: Proven Strategies for Trauma and Attachment in Children & Adolescents. Taunton, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: trauma and its warning signs, brain-behavior relationship, proven play therapy techniques in strengthening attachment between parent and child, and play therapy toolbox take home. Sponsored by MEDS-PDN. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

May 15: The Power of Play: Proven Strategies for Trauma and Attachment in Children & Adolescents. Worcester, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: trauma and its warning signs, brain-behavior relationship, proven play therapy techniques in strengthening attachment between parent and child, and play therapy toolbox take home. Sponsored by MEDS-PDN. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

May 16: The Science of the Art of Psychotherapy. Manchester, NH, 8:30am-4:30pm, $150, 6 CE credits. Workshop will discuss the relational and neurobiological change mechanisms that lie at the core of psychotherapy, especially in heightened affective moments of treatment. Sponsored by NH-NASW, New Hampshire Psychological Association, and Vermont Society of Modern Psychoanalysis. Contact 603-714-1737.

 

May 17-22: Trauma Trainers Retreat. Northampton, MA, 9am-5pm, $1540, 31 CE Credits. For senior trauma-oriented clinicians who wish to develop their skills/repertoire as supervisors, consultants, workshop leaders, and instructors. Sponsored by Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute. Contact 413-774-2340.

 

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.

 

May 20: Reasoning with Unreasonable People: Focus on Disorders of Emotional Regulation. Dedham, MA, 8:15am-4pm, $79, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: pathways to effective reasoning, passive and aggressive forms of anger, strategies for helping patients with strong emotions, and calming strategies for health professionals. Sponsored by Institute for Brain Potential. Contact 866-652-7414.

 

May 21: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $45, 3 CE Credits. Showing of the film “Boyhood” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston and the Public Conversations Project. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

May 22: Going In & Coming Out – ANS. Burlington, VT, 9am-1pm, $75, 4 CE Credits. Seminar series that cultivate ways to work with reactive states and increase integration of body-mind; ANS and Polyvagal theory. Sponsored by Wellspring Institute. Contact 802-472-6694.

 

May 27: Motivational Interviewing: Overcoming Client Resistance to Change. Warwick, RI, 7:30am-3:30pm, $199, 6 CE Credits. Seminar will help participants appreciate the benefits of motivational interviewing, a directive, client-centered style of working with people. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

May 28: Motivational Interviewing: Overcoming Client Resistance to Change. Worcester, MA, 7:30am-3:30pm, $199, 6 CE Credits. Seminar will help participants appreciate the benefits of motivational interviewing, a directive, client-centered style of working with people. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

May 29: Motivational Interviewing: Overcoming Client Resistance to Change. Windsor Locks, CT, 7:30am-3:30pm, $199, 6 CE Credits. Seminar will help participants appreciate the benefits of motivational interviewing, a directive, client-centered style of working with people. Sponsored by Cross Country Education. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

May 29-30: Addictions 2015: Treatment, Comorbidites, Complex Cases. Cambridge, MA, 7am-4:30pm, $400, 13.75 CE Credits. Strategies, updates and best practices for: selecting treatment methods, prescribing medications, choosing therapeutic techniques, dealing with relapse, managing triggers, and developing support systems. Sponsored by McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

May 30: The Immigrant Experience and the Development of a Bicultural Self. Brookline, MA, 1pm-2:30pm, $20, 1.5 CE Credits. Talk addresses the personal significance of the feelings of being a stranger in a foreign land. Sponsored by Boston Graduate School of Psychoanalysis. Contact 617-277-3915.

 

JUNE

 

June 1-3 and Aug. 24-25: Parent-Child Interaction Therapy Clinician Training. Providence, RI, 9am-5pm, $4500, 32.5 CE Credits. Workshop prepares clinicians to be certified in PCIT and focuses on all aspects of treatment and is followed by 12 months of consultation and session review/feedback. Sponsored by PCIT International. Contact 304-685-7078.

 

June 5: Fostering Resilience in Trauma-Impacted Youth and Families: Overview of the Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) Treatment Framework. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Workshop will provide an overview of the framework and its theoretical foundations. Sponsored by Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

June 5-7: Getting Real: Vulnerability and Effective Group Leadership. Boston, MA, 8:30am-8:45pm, $75-175, up to 22 CE Credits. Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy annual conference with workshops and special presentation with cost and CE credits dependent on what is attended. Sponsored by Northeastern Society for Group Psychotherapy. Contact 6174-431-6747.

 

June 12-13: Building a Private Practice During Uncertain Times. Columbus, OH, Fri: 10am-5:30pm, Sat: 8:30am-4pm, $300, 12 CE Credits. Learn how to ethically thrive in practice, regardless of economic and political conditions. Sponsored by The National Psychologist, The Practice Institute and NASW-Ohio. Contact 800-486-1985.

 

June 13: Internal Family Systems Therapy: A New Paradigm for Healing Severe Trauma. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $155, 6 CE Credits. Current neuroscience findings as they relate to the model will be incorporated throughout that help inform and guide treatment decisions. Sponsored by Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

June 16-17: 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 IFS therapy. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

June 16-19: Circle of Security Parenting DVD Training. New Britain, CT, 9am-4:30pm, except 6/16: 8:30am-4:30pm, $900, no CE Credits. Seminar trains professionals to use an eight chapter DVD to educate parents and caregivers on the program’s core components of evidence based Circle of Security protocol. Sponsored by Klingberg Family Centers. Contact 860-550-6682.

 

June 18: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $45, 3 CE Credits. Showing of the documentary film “Within the Eye of the Storm” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston and the Public Conversations Project. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

June 19: Going In & Coming Out – ANS. Burlington, VT, 9am-1pm, $75, 4 CE Credits. Seminar series that cultivate ways to work with reactive states and increase integration of body-mind; ANS and Polyvagal theory. Sponsored by Wellspring Institute. Contact 802-472-6694.

 

June 19: Integrative Psychotherapy: Healing the Mind Body Matrix. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Workshop will present the holistic conceptual framework of the Mind Body Matrix that captures the essence of what is involved in the process of healing, whether of the mind or of the body. Sponsored by Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

June 22-26: Transformational Moments: How Master Clinicians Think, Talk and Listen When Facing the Most Challenging of Clinical Tasks. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Symposium will offer a variety of innovative treatment strategies and interviewing techniques. Sponsored by New England Education Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext. 1.

 

June 22-26: IMAGO: Helping Couples Connect. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Training will introduce the basic theory and therapeutic processes of Imago Relationship Therapy and will help in understanding the core issues all couples face. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

June 22-26: Mindfulness: An Educational Retreat. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Will examine how mindfulness practice can enhance therapeutic presence and transform our understanding of the causes of psychological suffering across the diagnostic spectrum. Sponsored by New England Education Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext. 1.

 

June 22-26: Healing Sleep and Dreams. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: an integrative approach to sleep and dreams; cultural factors shaping our sleep; managing mind noise; and understanding dreams and dreaming. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

June 24: Trauma, PTSD & Traumatic Grief: Effective Assessments and Immediate Interventions. Hyannis, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: practical assessment, diagnosis and intervention strategies; latest neuroscience applications for trauma; and evidence-based therapeutic techniques. Sponsored by PESI. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

June 25: Trauma, PTSD & Traumatic Grief: Effective Assessments and Immediate Interventions. Taunton, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: practical assessment, diagnosis and intervention strategies; latest neuroscience applications for trauma; and evidence-based therapeutic techniques. Sponsored by PESI. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

June 26: Crossing Borders: Meeting the Needs of Immigrant and Refugee Communities from Across the Globe. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $135, 6 CE Credits. The conference on multicultural and global mental health aims to create a forum for information sharing and knowledge exchange. Sponsored by Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

June 26: Trauma, PTSD & Traumatic Grief: Effective Assessments and Immediate Interventions. Worcester, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: practical assessment, diagnosis and intervention strategies; latest neuroscience applications for trauma; and evidence-based therapeutic techniques. Sponsored by PESI. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

June 26-27: ACT Raising Safe Kids. Waltham, MA, 8:30am-4pm, $195, 12 CE Credits. Training in national parenting program that strengthens families to nurture kids, understand anger and protect them from violence. Sponsored by Northeast Training Center and Massachusetts Psychological Association. Contact 781-736-2202.

 

June 29-July 3: Clinical Psychopharmacology: Overview and Recent Advances. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Symposium will review the current status of psychotropic drug treatment of major mental illnesses with an emphasis on the research base on which sound clinical practice should rest. Sponsored by New England Education Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext. 1.

 

June 29-July 3: Meaning-Making in Psychotherapy: A Multilevel Approach to Change. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Workshop will explore the multifaceted nature of meaning-making in theory and clinical practice. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

June 29-July 3: The Power of Connection: How People Change. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: introduction to relational-cultural theory, mutual empathy, mindfulness meditation and relational presence, and new modes of vulnerability, courage and strength. Sponsored by New England Education Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext. 1.

 

June 29-July 3: Attachment-Focused Family Therapy. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: attachment and intersubjectivity, being open and engaged with PACE, affective-reflective dialogue in therapy and at home, and co-creating narratives of autonomy and intimacy. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

JULY

 

July 17-19: Meditation and Mindfulness in Clinical Practice: Enhancing Treatment Effectiveness and Personal Wellbeing. Martha’s Vineyard, MA, Fri: 4:30pm-6:30pm, Sat/Sun: 8:15am-12:30pm, $645, 10 CE Credits. Program is appropriate for anyone with an interest in the integration of meditation and psychotherapy. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

July 17-19: New Innovations for the Treatment of ADHD and Psychological Brain Health. Martha’s Vineyard, MA, Fri: 4:30pm-6:30pm, Sat/Sun: 8:15am-12:30pm, $645, 10 CE Credits. Course will focus on specific approaches and interventions to patients with ADHD, aggression and mood, the addictions, and social disorders. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

July 27-31: Meditation for Everyday Living and Peak Performance for Mental Health, Medical, and Surgical Practices. North Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Teaching in workshop will be by lecture and experiential visualization and medication practices. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

July 27-31: Essential Psychopharmacology, 2015: Practice and Update. North Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: evaluate latest advances in psychotropic drug treatment, integrate new genetic and neurotransmission information into prescribing practice, and integrate psychopharmacology and psychotherapy into patient care. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

July 27-31: Contemporary Psychodynamic Psychotherapy: An Integrative Approach. North Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: evaluate the various curative factors in psychotherapy, and therapeutic use of challenging when possible and supporting when necessary. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact 617-384-8600.