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 4: Trauma and Internal Family Systems Therapy: Working with Couples and with the Parts of the Trauma Therapist. Manchester, NH, 8:30am-4:30pm, $279.99, 7 CE Credits. Applying IFS to treating traumatized couples as well as managing therapist countertransference when facing fearful, enraged, and wounded client parts. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

May 5: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $55, 3 CE Credits. Showing of film “Moonlight” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

May 5: The Biology and Psychology of Trauma & Recovery: Mindfulness, Compassion, and Embodied Awareness. Manchester, NH, 8:30am-4:30pm, $279.99, 7 CE Credits. Understanding and transforming key brain circuitries involved in posttraumatic suffering, healing, and recovery. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

May 5: Understanding Lyme Disease: Diagnostic and Treatment Implications for Behavioral Health Providers. Warwick, R.I., 8:30am-4pm, $169, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: current and historical aspects of controversy re: Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses, basic symptoms, neuropsychiatric implications, potential overlap and misdiagnosis with other disorders, and best treatment approaches. Sponsored by Rhode Island Psychological Association. Contact 401-732-2400.

 

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 5: Understanding Lyme Disease: Diagnostic and Treatment Implications for Behavioral Health Providers. Warwick, RI, 8:30am-4pm, $169, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: basic symptoms, neuropsychiatric implications and best treatment approaches. Sponsored by Rhode Island Psychological Association. Contact 401-732-2400.

 

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 6: The Body Keeps the Score: New Frontiers in Trauma Treatment. Manchester, NH, 8:30am-4:30pm, $279.99, 7 CE Credits. Focusing on how trauma rearranges the brain’s wiring and how treatment requires a spectrum of interventions. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

May 10: The Aging Brain. Hyannis, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $119.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Conference will focus assessments, treatments and interventions for Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

May 10: Inside the Manipulator’s Mind. Portland, ME, 7:30am-3:30pm, $209.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: manipulative relationship dynamics; countering manipulation and ending destructive cycles; and examples and applications. Sponsored by Vyne Education, LLC. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

May 11: Art Therapy. Dedham, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $144.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Topics include clinical application of art therapy, and creative techniques and strategies. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

May 11: Brain Health: Mood, Metabolism, & Cognition. Peabody, MA, 7:45am-3:30pm, $81, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: the vulnerable brain; sleep and brain; periodontal disease and brain health; supplements and the brain; and change your lifestyle to transform your brain. Sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources. Contact 877-246-6336.

 

May 11: The Aging Brain. Taunton, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $119.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Conference will focus assessments, treatments and interventions for Alzheimer’s Disease and other dementias. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

May 12: Helping the Helper: Supporting Family Caregivers of Individuals with Dementia. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $130, 6 CE Credits. Annual conference on mental health and aging. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

May 12: Inside the Manipulator’s Mind. Natick, MA, 7:30am-3:30pm, $209.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: manipulative relationship dynamics; countering manipulation and ending destructive cycles; and examples and applications. Sponsored by Vyne Education, LLC. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

May 16: Brain Health: Mood, Metabolism, & Cognition. Hadley, MA, 7:45am-3:30pm, $81, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: the vulnerable brain; sleep and brain; periodontal disease and brain health; supplements and the brain; and change your lifestyle to transform your brain. Sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources. Contact 877-246-6336.

 

May 17: Sex Addiction: Diagnosis & Treatment. Wellesley, MA, 9am-1pm, $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.

 

May 18: Over 75 Quick, “On-The-Spot” Techniques for Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Problems. Taunton, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $119.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Topics include: behavioral overview, tools for helping behavior problems, and techniques to help the client’s world. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

May 18: Brain Health: Mood, Metabolism, & Cognition. Hyannis, MA, 7:45am-3:30pm, $81, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: the vulnerable brain; sleep and brain; periodontal disease and brain health; supplements and the brain; and change your lifestyle to transform your brain. Sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources. Contact 877-246-6336.

 

May 19: The Schizoid Defense of Relentless Despair: A Heart Shattered. Newton, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $225, 6 CE Credits. Clinical vignettes will be offered that speak to how the therapist can access the “true self” of these profoundly despairing patients who have a desperate need to be known and understood even as they are terrified of being found. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

May 19: Brain Health: Mood, Metabolism, & Cognition. Randolph, MA, 7:45am-3:30pm, $81, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: the vulnerable brain; sleep and brain; periodontal disease and brain health; supplements and the brain; and change your lifestyle to transform your brain. Sponsored by Institute for Natural Resources. Contact 877-246-6336.

 

May 19-21: EMDR Basic Training, Weekend 2. Durham, NC, 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.

 

May 19: Over 75 Quick, “On-The-Spot” Techniques for Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Problems. Worcester, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $119.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Topics include: behavioral overview, tools for helping behavior problems, and techniques to help the client’s world. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

May 19: Introduction to Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. Needham, MA, 10am-1:30pm, $75, 3 CE Credits. Training will cover the basic principles of EFT. Sponsored by New England Center for EFT. Contact 781-856-8727.

 

May 20: Re-Envisioning the Brilliance of Boys of Color. Newton, MA, 9am-4pm, $130, 6 CE Credits. Inspiring professionals dedicated to empowering the social-emotional and academic development of our youth. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

May 20: Opportunities for Psychologists in a Growing Field: Practical Strategies for Enhancing Your Practice. Marlborough, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $245, 6 CE Credits. Health psychology topics include: clinical health psychology pathways to practice; obesity in children and adolescents; and psychological interventions for treatment of chronic pediatric pain. Sponsored by Massachusetts Psychological Association. Contact 781-263-0080, x10.

 

May 23: Moving Beyond Stigma. Boston, MA, 8am-3:30pm, $100, 6 CE Credits. Forum will cover institutional, public and personal stigma, elucidate the factors that influence negative perceptions of mental and substance use disorders. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

May 24: Inside the Manipulator’s Mind. Providence, RI, 7:30am-3:30pm, $209.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: manipulative relationship dynamics; countering manipulation and ending destructive cycles; and examples and applications. Sponsored by Vyne Education, LLC. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

May 25: Inside the Manipulator’s Mind. Worcester, MA, 7:30am-3:30pm, $209.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: manipulative relationship dynamics; countering manipulation and ending destructive cycles; and examples and applications. Sponsored by Vyne Education, LLC. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

May 26: Inside the Manipulator’s Mind. Windsor Locks, CT, 7:30am-3:30pm, $209.99, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: manipulative relationship dynamics; countering manipulation and ending destructive cycles; and examples and applications. Sponsored by Vyne Education, LLC. Contact 800-397-0180.

 

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 9: Losing & Finding a Home: Policy, Psychological & Human Services’ Aspects of Migrants & Refugees. Newton, MA, 2:30pm-5pm, $35, 2.5 CE Credits. The fortieth annual Erich Lindemann Memorial Lecture. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

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.

 

June 15: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $55, 3 CE Credits. Showing of film “Fences” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

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.
June 16: A Way Out of the Woods: Brief Introduction to Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. Burlington, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $90, no CE Credits. Learn about this evidence based short term model and start using EFT interventions to help couples through their relationship distress. Co-sponsored by Northeast Region Private Practice Shared Interest Group. Contact 603-448-5318.

 

June 18: Enriching Intersections of Two Models: AEDP and IFS Models of Couples Therapy. Auburndale, MA, 9am-4:45pm, $175, 6 CE Credits. Workshop will provide an introduction and deepening understanding of each of these models, blending teaching with demonstration, theory with application. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

June 19: AEDP for Couples Master Class. Auburndale, MA, 9am-1:15pm, $120, 4 CE Credits. Will discuss how the model works with a high conflict couple who have significant mutual unresolved trauma and a disorganized presentation. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

June 19-23: Resonant Leadership: Purpose, Passion and Power. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Creating resonance in your life as a leader. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

June 19-23: LGBT and Questioning Clients. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Clinical issues for the therapist, straight or gay. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

June 20-21: Introduction to Internal Family Systems Therapy. Auburndale, MA, 9am-4:45pm, $370, 12 CE Credits. Workshop will be an immersion in the basic premises of the model and their practice with demonstrations. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

June 23: What You Don’t Know That You Don’t Know: Getting Answers to Sticky Legal and Ethical Situations that Catch Clinicians by Surprise. Rye, NH, 8:30am-4pm, $229.99, after 5/23: $254.99, 6 CE Credits. Prepare for high-risk situations by formulating strategies to protect yourself and your clients. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

June 23-25: 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.

 

June 26-30: Advancing Inclusion: Turning Us and Them into We. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: defining inclusion; examining the impact of global diversity trends on the work of inclusion; and moving from unconscious bias to unconscious awareness. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

June 26-30: Healing Sleep and Dreams. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: integrative approach to sleep and dreams; cultural factors shaping our sleep; and managing mind noise. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

JULY

 

July 3-7: Frontiers of Trauma Treatment. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: trauma and developmental psychopathology; affective neuroscience; recognition and treatment; and specific stabilization and trauma processing techniques. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

July 14-16: Motivational Interviewing: Foundational Principles and Clinical Applications. Edgartown, MA, Fri: 4:30pm-6:30pm, Sat/Sun: 8:15am-12:30pm, $645, 10 CE Credits. Seminar will provide both an overview of the foundational principle and practices of motivational interviewing as well as a review of the evolution of MI. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

July 15-17: General Biofeedback. Houston, TX, 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 17-21: Resilience Across the Lifespan. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Strength-based strategies to nurture balance, self-discipline, and hope in ourselves and others. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, x1.

 

July 17-21: Mindfulness: An Educational Retreat. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: when and how to introduce various mindfulness techniques; how to utilize special techniques; and how to creatively work with obstacles to mindfulness practice. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, x1.

 

July 24-28: Psychopharmacology: A Master Class. North Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Course will review neurobiology and brain, look at advances in medicine, and emphasize the establishment and importance of therapeutic alliance when prescribing. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

July 24-28: Becoming a Master Clinician: Diagnosis, Drugs, and Existential Psychotherapy. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Participants will learn advanced approaches to diagnosing and differentiating clinical presentations of anxiety, depression, bipolar, and personality disorders. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, x1.

 

July 24-28: Mindfulness and Compassion. North Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Enhancing practice and personal wellbeing. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

July 24-28: Emotion Regulation Skills and Mindfulness. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Integrating DBT skills into clinical practice. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489, x1.

 

July 24-28: Focusing-Oriented Therapy. North Falmouth, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Using the ‘felt sense’ to optimize clinical effectiveness. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital. Contact 617-384-8600.