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.


 

MARCH

 

March 3: Supporting Students with Emotional and Behavioral Challenges. Newton, MA, 9am-12pm, $65, 3 CE Credits. Program will focus on four core beliefs for the collaboration between mental health professionals and educators. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

March 3: Comprehensive Family Treatment of Substance Abuse: Forty Years Later. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Workshop updates our understanding of addiction and how best to utilize a family therapy model with which to treat it. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

March 3-5: EMDR Basic Training, Weekend 2. Cincinnati, OH, 8:30am-5pm, except Sun: 8:30am-4pm, $925, 20 CE Credits. Experiential training will familiarize participants with a broad spectrum of EMDR therapy applications sufficient for comfortable and efficient use with a wide range of patients and situations. Sponsored by EMDR Institute. Contact 831-761-1040.

 

March 10: Effecting Change in Multi-Stressed Families. Marlborough, MA, 9am-4pm, $159, 6 CE Credits. Addressing transgenerational substance abuse and mental health concerns. Sponsored by The Bridge Training Institute. Contact 508-755-0333.

 

March 10-12: EMDR Basic Training, Weekend 2. Salt Lake City, UT, 8:30am-5pm, except Sun: 8:30am-4pm, $925, 20 CE Credits. Experiential training will familiarize participants with a broad spectrum of EMDR therapy applications sufficient for comfortable and efficient use with a wide range of patients and situations. Sponsored by EMDR Institute. Contact 831-761-1040.

 

March 13: Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children & Adolescents. Taunton, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $144.99, 6.5 CE Credits. Topics include: behaviors that make us crazy; mental health disorder or behavior problem; treatment strategies. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

March 14: Understanding Addictions: Food, Drugs & Alcohol. Manchester, NH, 8:30am-3:30pm, $81, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: brain functions that contribute to addictive behavior; differences between drug dependence, tolerance and addiction; and major treatment options. Sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources. Contact 877-246-6336.

 

March 14-15: Trauma and the Internal Family Systems Model: Releasing Personal and Legacy Burdens. Auburndale, MA, 9am-2:30pm, $370, 12 CE Credits. Focus of training will be to release burdens that get in the way of Self Led activism. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

March 15: Oppositional, Defiant & Disruptive Children & Adolescents. Peabody, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $144.99, 6.5 CE Credits. Topics include: behaviors that make us crazy; mental health disorder or behavior problem; treatment strategies. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

March 16: Understanding Addictions: Food, Drugs & Alcohol. Peabody, MA, 8:30am-3:30pm, $81, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: brain functions that contribute to addictive behavior; differences between drug dependence, tolerance and addiction; and major treatment options. Sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources. Contact 877-246-6336.

 

March 17: Solution Focused Therapy. Marlborough, MA, 9am-4pm, $159, 6 CE Credits. Creating hope and possibilities. Sponsored by The Bridge Training Institute. Contact 508-755-0333.

 

March 17: Sex Addiction: Diagnosis & Treatment. Wellesley, MA, 9am-11am, $129, 4 CE Credits. Workshop will provide an overview of the diagnosis and treatment of sex addiction. Sponsored by Massachusetts Psychological Association. Contact 781-263-0080, x10.

 

March 23: Psychodynamic Diagnosis and Treatment of Personality Disorders. Boston, MA, 8:15am-5pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Pre-conference institute, part of the Lifson psychodynamic psychotherapy conference. Sponsored by: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Continuing Education Program, William James College, and Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

March 23: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $55, 3 CE Credits. Showing of film “Straight Outta Compton” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

March 24: Suicide Assessment and Intervention Training for Behavioral Health Professionals. Warwick, RI, 8:30am-4pm, $169, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: learn the most up to date information on suicide risk factors, best practices in risk assessment, techniques for eliciting suicidal ideation, liability management and intervention strategies. Sponsored by the Rhode Island Psychological Association. Contact 401-732-2400.

 

March 24: Social Justice as Clinical Intervention Through the Lens of Standing Rock. Cambridge, MA, 10am-1:15pm, $75, 3 CE Credits. Will explore how integration of social justice constructs moves the goals of therapy from “fixing broken people” toward challenging injustice as it relates to problems facing individuals. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

March 24: Slaying the Dragon: The Fairy Tale Model of Trauma Treatment. Northampton, MA, 9am-5pm, $35, 6.5 CE Credits. Workshop offers advanced clinical skills for trauma-informed evaluation, treatment planning/contracting, clinical supervision/consultation and more. Sponsored by Trauma Institute and Child Trauma Institute, Inc. Contact 413-774-2340.

March 24-25: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 2017. Boston, MA, 8am-5pm, $395, 13 CE Credits. Goal will be to widen scope of applicability of psychodynamic psychotherapy to a broader range of clinical situations and to deepen understanding of the curative process. Sponsored by: Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center’s Continuing Education Program, William James College, and Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

March 29: Understanding Addictions: Food, Drugs & Alcohol. Sturbridge, MA, 8:30am-3:30pm, $81, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: brain functions that contribute to addictive behavior; differences between drug dependence, tolerance and addiction; and major treatment options. Sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources. Contact 877-246-6336.

 

March 29: Autism Spectrum Meltdowns. Worcester, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $119.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Discussion on effective interventions for sensory, executive function and social-emotional communication. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

March 31: Reasoning with Unreasonable People: Focus on Disorders of Emotional Regulation. New London, CT, 8:15am-4pm, $79, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: pathways to effective reasoning; mood disorders; passive and aggressive forms of anger; and calming strategies for health professionals. Sponsored by Institute for Brain Potential. Contact 866-652-7414.

 

March 31: Understanding Addictions: Food, Drugs & Alcohol. Randolph, MA, 8:30am-3:30pm, $81, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: brain functions that contribute to addictive behavior; differences between drug dependence, tolerance and addiction; and major treatment options. Sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources. Contact 877-246-6336.

 

March 31-April 1: Child Psychotherapy. Boston, MA, 8am-5pm, $290, 14 CE Credits. Course is designed to examine the emotional, social, and cognitive issues affecting young children, their families, and the therapeutic relationship. Sponsored by Dept. of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians Organization. Contact 617-806-8770.

 

APRIL

 

April 1: Best Kept Secret: Treatment Techniques that Work in the Latino Community. Newton, MA, 9am-1pm, $70, 3 CE Credits. Conference along with networking lunch will teach participants to have a deep appreciation for how culture and language affect people’s worldview, behavior and desired treatment outcomes. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

April 1: Accelerated Experiential Dynamic Psychotherapy for Couples. Cambridge, MA, 9am-5pm, $140, after 3/10: $165, 6 CE Credits. Speaker will illustrate how to work with couples carrying the effects of early relational trauma in order to heal shame-based blocks to intimacy. Sponsored by Psychodynamic Couple & Family Institute of New England. Contact 781-433-0906.

 

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

 

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

 

April 7: Working with Challenging Couples Through the Lens of Attachment. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Participants will learn how to work with the dyadic system using the most effective contemporary approaches in the field of couple and family therapy. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

April 7: Mindfulness with Children and Teens. Marlborough, MA, 9am-4pm, $159, 6 CE Credits. Proven intervention in every treatment setting. Sponsored by The Bridge Training Institute. Contact 508-755-0333.

 

April 8: Motivational Interviewing: 25 Years of a Quiet Revolution. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Workshop will provide an overview of the foundational principle and practices of motivational interviewing as well as a review of the evolution of MI. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

April 10: Healing Children of High Conflict Families. Hyannis, MA 7:30am-4pm, $119.99, 6.5 CE Credits. Conference will focus on family-based strategies to improve emotional and mental health. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

April 11: Healing Children of High Conflict Families. Taunton, MA 7:30am-4pm, $119.99, 6.5 CE Credits. Conference will focus on family-based strategies to improve emotional and mental health. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

April 20: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $55, 3 CE Credits. Showing of film “Do the Right Thing” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

April 21-23: General Biofeedback. Hawthorn, 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 24-27 and May 22: Progressive Counting. Northampton, MA, 9am-5pm, $650, 32 CE Credits. Workshop is a hands-on clinical skills training for using Progressive Counting with clients of all ages who have been exposed to significant trauma or loss. Sponsored by Trauma Institute and Child Trauma Institute, Inc. Contact 413-774-2340.
April 27: The Personal is Professional. Barre, MA, 8:30am-4:30pm, $75, 5 CE Credits. Buddhist ethics for psychotherapy practice. Sponsored by Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. Contact 978-355-2347 x10.

 

April 27-30: Cultivating Ethics. Barre, MA, 7:30pm Thurs-12pm Sun, $297, 18 CE Credits. Buddhist teachings for mindfulness program leaders; a residential program with meals provided. Sponsored by Barre Center for Buddhist Studies. Contact 978-355-2347 x10.

 

April 28-29: Meditation and Psychotherapy: Enhancing Emotional Growth. Boston, MA, 8am-5pm, $290, 14 CE Credits. Course will explore how mediation can support emotional well-being and patient care. Sponsored by Dept. of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians Organization. Contact 617-806-8770.

 

April 28-30: Internal Family Systems Goes to the Mat with LifeForce Yoga. Watertown, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $450, 17 CE Credits. Participants will leave feeling relaxed and energized, and confident in ability to integrate LifeForce Yoga skills with Internal Family Systems ideas and practices. Sponsored by LifeForce Yoga Healing Institute and Center for Self Leadership. Contact 617-924-9255.


MAY

 

May 5: Problematic Sexual Behavior in Children and Adolescents. Marlborough, MA, 9am-4pm, $159, 6 CE Credits. A developmental perspective. Sponsored by The Bridge Training Institute. Contact 508-755-0333.

 

May 6-8: EEG Neurofeedback. Hawthorne, 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.

 

May 29-June 2: Adapting Mindfulness for the Western Mind: An Educational Retreat. Galway, Ireland, 9am-12:15pm, $699, 15 CE Credits. Symposium will be equally divided between lecture and guided meditation, no prior experience with meditation is required. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489 x1.

 

JUNE

 

June 10: First Annual New England Conference on ADHD. Manchester, NH, 8am-5pm, $154, 6 CE Credits. Focus on how to navigate and incorporate integrative therapies into treatment for clients with ADHD and behavioral disorders. Sponsored by Psychiatry Redefined. Contact 781-609-7839. www.psychiatryredefined.org

 

June 15-17: Psychiatry in 2017. Boston, MA, 7:30am-5pm, $795, 20 CE Credits. Topics include: recent developments in psychopharmacology and impact on patient care; assess suicidal patients while managing medical-legal risks; diagnose and treat mental health disorders that occur during pregnancy and postpartum. Sponsored by Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital. Contact 617-384-8600.
 

 

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