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 7-11: Rorschach Immersion: Basic Course in Rorschach. Newton, MA, 9am-4pm, $790, 30 CE Credits. Topics include: basic skills; learn to administer, score and begin to interpret; coding and interpretation guidelines. Sponsored by Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. Contact 617-327-6777 x1241.

 

July 10-15: Ericksonian Hypnosis and Brief Positive Outcome-Oriented Psychotherapy.  Rockville, MD, 8:15am-6:30pm, $1086, 50 CE Credits. Topics include: making sense of hypnosis, inducing hypnosis, patterns of Ericksonian hypnosis, and innovative hypnotherapy. Sponsored by American Hypnosis Training Academy. Contact 800-343-9915.

 

July 14-18: The Clinician’s Guide to Understanding the DSM-5: Controversial and Enhanced Ways of Understanding and Treating Human Behaviors. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $589, 15 CE Credits. Symposium will provide participants with an understanding of concepts that motivated the changes in the DSM-5. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext.1.

 

July 14-18: Internal Family Systems Workshop. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: introduction to IFS and overview; IFS applied to couples; and how to work with parts of the therapist that interfere with IFS therapy. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

July 17: Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children & Adolescents: Non-Medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors.  Hyannis, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: effective strategies for ODD, ADHD, anxiety, autism, attachment and mood disorders; improve treatment with better assessment of look-alike disorders; and positive alternatives for your most challenging kids. Sponsored by MEDS-PDN, PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

July 18: Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children & Adolescents: Non-Medication Approaches to the Most Challenging Behaviors. Taunton, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: effective strategies for ODD, ADHD, anxiety, autism, attachment and mood disorders; improve treatment with better assessment of look-alike disorders; and positive alternatives for your most challenging kids. Sponsored by MEDS-PDN, PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

July 18-20: Psychopharmacology. Edgartown, MA, 8:15am-12:15pm, $595, 10 CE Credits. Seminar will review current psychopharmacological treatment for schizophrenia, bipolar disorders, depression and anxiety spectrum disorders. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact Stacy, 617-754-1265.

 

July 18-20: Alcohol and Substance Abuse Treatment. Edgartown, MA, 8:15am-12:15pm, $595, 10 CE Credits. Seminar will review the key issues that clinicians need to know about the diagnosis and treatment of patients with alcohol and drug abuse problems. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact Stacy, 617-754-1265.

 

July 20-21: Trauma and the Internal Family Systems Model: Releasing Personal and Legacy Burdens. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $300, 12 CE Credits. Presentation will provide a brief introduction to basics of IFS model and an immersion in its use with attachment problems and trauma including intergenerational burdens. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

July 20-23: Clinical Overview of the Recovery Experience. Amelia Island, FL, 7:30am-5:30pm, $395, up to 19 CE Credits. Second annual conference that offers variety of workshops with topics that include: updates in 12 Step and recovery-oriented approaches, and experiential interventions in addiction counseling. Sponsored by C4 Recovery Solutions. Contact 816-425-2393.

 

July 21-25: Brain-Based Therapy: Integrating Science with Theory and Practice. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $589, 15 CE Credits. Participants will develop a new way of conceptualizing the therapeutic process and move beyond the traditional theoretical school approach, and learn how to integrate neuroscience insights into their therapeutic discussions with clients. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext.1.

 

July 21-25: A Look Under the Hood at Clear Leadership: A Training Program that Transforms People and Organizations. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: why collaboration fails; core skills for collaboration; learning from collective experience; and linking theory and practice for real change. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

July 24: Introduction to EEG Neurofeedback. Chicago, IL, 9am-6pm, $275, 9 CE Credits. A one day introduction to EEG neurofeedback. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

July 24-27: EEG Neurofeedback Certification. Chicago, IL, 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.

 

July 28-Aug. 1: Core Tasks of Psychotherapy: What “Expert” Psychotherapists Do. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $589, 15 CE Credits. Advanced workshop will critically examine the debate between those who advocate for evidence-based manualized treatments versus those who advocate for relationship-focused interventions. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext.1.

 

July 28-Aug. 1: Complex Psychological Trauma and Recovery. N. Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $695, 15 CE Credits. Seminar will enable clinicians to recognize signs and symptoms of complex PTSD and enable the clinician to identify the three main stages of recovery through the utilization of biological treatments along with individual and group psychotherapy. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact Stacy, 617-754-1265.

 

July 28-Aug. 1: Transforming Trauma-Related Shame and Self-Loathing. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: the neurobiological legacy of trauma; role of shame; body-centered interventions for shame-related disorders; and fostering self-compassion to transform shame-based states. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

July 28-Aug. 1: Integrating Therapeutic Mindfulness and Compassionate Presence into Clinical Practice. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $589, 15 CE Credits. Symposium will be highly experiential as well as theoretical, as the actual practice of meditative techniques will alternate with didactic presentations and discussion. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, ext.1.

 

July 28-Aug. 1: Meditation and Visualization Practice for Everyday Living and Wellbeing and the Enhance Peak Performance. N. Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $695, 15 CE Credits. Workshop integrates the practical spiritual wisdom from the Eastern meditation traditions, and self-hypnosis and visualizations, and methods from positive psychology from the Western psychotherapy traditions to address staying in the ‘flow’ and bringing one’s best self to everyday living. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact Stacy, 617-754-1265.

 

AUGUST

 

Aug 3-8: The Introvert Edge: Mindfulness Meditation for Finding Peace and Quiet in a Loud and Crazy World. Stockbridge, MA, 7pm Sun.-11am Fri., $315, 23.5 CE Credits. Mindfulness and Buddhist psychology to help introverts to adapt and thrive. Sponsored by Kripalu Center for Yoga and Health. Contact 866-200-5203.

 

Aug. 4-8: Leaders as Warriors for the Human Spirit. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: global dynamics impacting leadership; creating islands of sanity; and preserving and sustaining ourselves. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

Aug. 4-8: New Innovations for the Treatment of ADHD and Psychological Brain Health. N. Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $695, 15 CE Credits. Seminar will address current knowledge and treatment of ADHD, aggression, stress, and social disorder utilizing psychological, holistic and “non-medical” treatments. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Dept. of Psychiatry. Contact Stacy, 617-754-1265.

 

Aug. 4-8: Clinical Psychopharmacology: From Neurobiology to Practice. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $589, 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. 11-15: Unwrapping the Gifts: A Strength-Based Approach to ADHD Across the Life Span. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: biology of ADHD; how to find the buried treasures in ADHD; and role of medication in the treatment of ADHD.  Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

Aug. 13: Psychopharmacology: What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know About Psychotropic Medications. Taunton, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: where drugs work; adverse drug reactions and warnings; and current and future trends. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Aug. 14: Psychopharmacology: What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know About Psychotropic Medications. Warwick, RI, 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: where drugs work; adverse drug reactions and warnings; and current and future trends. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Aug. 15: Psychopharmacology: What Every Mental Health Professional Needs to Know About Psychotropic Medications. Rocky Hill, CT , 7:30am-4pm, $199.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: where drugs work; adverse drug reactions and warnings; and current and future trends. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Sept. 12: Integrating Positive Psychology into Your Clinical Work. Hyannis, MA, 9am-4pm, $79, 6 CE Credits. Will review research and provide tips and techniques for integrating the components of Positive Psychology into your current clinical work and workplace settings to improve treatment outcomes and workplace happiness. Sponsored by Vista Health Services, Inc. Contact 508-420-4411.

 

Sept. 12: Uncomplicating Grief: Pathways to Hope and Healing. Natick, MA, 8:30am-4:15pm, $125 by 8/8, $139, 5.5 CE Credits. Conference will focus on typical and complicated grief following sudden loss and trauma. Sponsored by Riverside Trauma Center. Contact  Jenny Huynh, 781-433-0672, ext. 5738.

 

Sept. 18: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $45, 3 CE Credits. Showing “Fruitville Station” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston and the Public Conversations Project. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Sept. 19: Working with Latino Families: A Multidimensional Framework for Practice. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $125, 6 CE Credits. New developments in the Multidimensional Ecological comparative Approach provide a non-stereotyped understanding of common family dynamics, migration and ecological stressors as well as cultural resources. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Sept. 21: Introduction to EEG Neurofeedback. Washington, DC, 9am-6pm, $275, 9 CE Credits. A one day introduction to EEG neurofeedback. Sponsored by Allied Products/Biofeedback Instrument Corp. Contact 212-222-5665.

 

Sept. 21-24: EEG Neurofeedback Certification. Washington, DC, 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.

 

Sept. 27: Nurturing the Parent Child Connection. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $125, 6 CE Credits. Workshop will help professionals learn new ways of working with parents by exploring research on children’s developing minds; learning several powerful tools to foster cooperation and closeness between adults and children while supporting parents to reduce stress.  Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

NOVEMBER

 

Nov. 6-9: Creativity & Madness: Psychological Studies of Art and Artists. Bethesda, MD, 7:30am-5:30pm, $475 before 8/15, $525, 20 CE Credits. Topics include: rise of the wounded feminine; beauty and the brain, neuroscience and creativity; and living with bipolar and PTSD. Sponsored by American Institute of Medical Education. Contact 800-348-8441.