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 5464, Bradford, MA 01835; or by email: ce@nepsy.com.

February

Feb. 3: Understanding Gender Diversity & Related Mental Health Supports. Nashua, NH, 9am-12pm, $32.00, 3 CE Credits. Topics include: Trans-affirmative mental health services, Autism Spectrum Disorder and Trans Intersectionality, and Cultural Aspects of the Transgender Experience. Co-sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association & Rivier University. Contact 603-415-0451.

Feb. 9: Cognitive Behavior Therapy. Marlborough, MA, 9am-4pm, $169, 6 CE Credits. CBT for depression and psychosis. Sponsored by The Bridge Training Institute. Contact 508-755-0333.

Feb. 12-16: Resilience Across the Lifespan: Strength-Based Strategies to Nurture Balance, Self-Discipline, and Hope in Ourselves and Others. Naples, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: power of mindsets; importance of empathy; developing “stress hardiness” and minimizing burnout. Sponsored by New England Educational Institute. Contact 413-499-1489 x1.

Feb. 16: School Refusal: State of the Science. Wilton, CT, 10am-12pm, $25 (free to CPA members), 2 CE Credits. Learn about the science of school refusal, including the causes, consequences, and functions of school refusal, and available treatments. Sponsored by Connecticut Psychological Association. Contact 203 451-5375.

Feb. 19-23: Essential Psychopharmacology, 2018. Naples, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $1075, 15 CE Credits. Course will provide a simplified and clinically relevant updated review of neurobiology and brain function. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Contact 617-384-8600.
Feb. 19-23: A New Prescription on 2018: Exercise and Other Medical and Complementary Ground Breaking Techniques. Naples, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $1075, 15 CE Credits. Course focuses on latest medical and non-medical approaches and interventions for patients with ADHD, aggression, the addictions, and social disorders. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Contact 617-384-8600.

Feb. 26-March 2: Meditation and Visualization Practices for Everyday Living and To Enhance Peak Performance. Naples, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $1075, 15 CE Credits. Workshop integrates the practical spiritual wisdom from the Eastern meditation traditions, 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 and Harvard Medical School. Contact 617-384-8600.

Feb. 26-March 2: Psychopharmacology: A Master Class. Naples, FL, 9am-12:15pm, $1075, 15 CE Credits. An updated review of neurobiology and brain function will take the attendee through neurotransmission sequence from synthesis to gene transcription. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

March

March 2: Connecticut Association for Behavior Analysis (CTABA) 14th Annual Conference. Hartford, CT. 8am-5pm, $165, 7 CE credits available. Topics include: treatments and interventions for autism, developmental disabilities, and behavior problems for children and adolescents, as well as insurance, legislative issues, and school-bases services. Contact 860-413-9538, ext 304.

March 2-3: Treating the Addictions. Boston, MA, 7:45am-5:15pm, $300, 14 CE Credits. Course will include an update on the clinical, theoretical, and research findings of addictive behaviors. Sponsored by Dept. of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians Organization. Contact 617-384-8600.

March 9: Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Anxiety. Marlborough, MA, 9am-4pm, $169, 6 CE Credits. Treating social anxiety, OCD, panic disorders, phobias, and PTSD. Sponsored by The Bridge Training Institute. Contact 508-755-0333.

March 16-17: Posttraumatic Stress and Related Disorders: The Latest From Neurobiology to Treatment. Boston, MA 7am-5pm, $495, 14.75 CE Credits. Topics include: developments in psychopharmacology; strategies to care for patients; patterns of trauma responses around the globe; develop strategies to treat trauma patients from a multicultural perspective. Sponsored by Harvard Medical School and McLean Hospital. Contact 617-384-8600.

March 16-17: Sex as a Safe Adventure: Integrating Emotional and Physical Disconnection Through an Attachment Lens. Wellesley, MA, 9am-5pm, $450, 12 CEUs available. This workshop will present the latest research on sexuality in couple relationships and the Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT) approach to helping couples address sexual issues. Sponsored by The New England Emotionally Focused Therapy Center. Contact 781-856-8727.

March 17:  A Contemporary Self Psychological Approach to Couple Therapy: An Overview and Comparison with Gottman and Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy (EFT) Models.  Newton, MA.  9am-4:30 pm.  Non-members: $140; after 2/28/18 $170.  5.5 CE credits.  This workshop is part of an ongoing series of PCFINE-sponsored programs exploring different models of couple therapy.  Sponsored by Psychodynamic Couple & Family Institute of New England.  Contact  781-433-0906 or pcfine1934@gmail.com.

March 22: Internal Family Systems and Psychodynamic Therapy: Accelerating Access to the Unconscious Mind. Boston, MA, 8:45am-5pm, $195, after 1/31: $225, 6 CE Credits. Psychodynamic psychotherapy 2018 pre-conference institute. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, and William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

March 23: Transforming Vicarious Traumatization: Enhancing Self-Compassion, Resiliency, & Self-Care for Therapists. Join leading expert in psychological trauma and therapist self-care, Dr. Karen Saakvitne, in an experiential workshop that emphasizes how the work of psychotherapy can change practitioners and offers specific strategies to build therapist resilience. Sponsored by NHPA. Contact 603-415-0451.

March 23: Communication Strategies. Marlborough, MA, 9am-4pm, $169, 6 CE Credits. Using DBT skills to work with emotionally sensitive or distressed youth. Sponsored by The Bridge Training Institute. Contact 508-755-0333.

March 23-24: Psychodynamic Psychotherapy 2018. Boston, MA, 8:15am-5pm, $350, after 1/31: $395, 13 CE Credits. Overriding goal is to deepen understanding of the curative process, with special attention to the contributions of both patient and therapist in the unfolding of the “cure.” Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Psychoanalytic Society & Institute, and William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

April

April 6-8: Intermediate Workshop in Hypnosis. Brookline, MA, 9am-6pm. Total of 20 hours of lectures and small group practice. NESCH members by 3/9/18: $375; non-members $450. After 3/9/18: members, $450, non-members, $525. 20 CEU’s available for $30. ASCH-approved basic hypnosis training a prerequisite. Sponsored by The New England Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Contact www.nesch.org or 617-734-5042.

April 27: Diabetes Management: Intersection of Medicine and Psychology. Warwick, RI, 8:30am-4:30pm. $169. 6 CE Credits. Topics include: behavioral and psychological challenges for diabetics; interventions to improve medical and psychosocial outcomes. Presented by Julie Wagner, PhD. Sponsored by RIPA. Contact 401-732-2400 or ripsych.org.

April 28-29: Honing your Hypnotic Voice: Delivering Strategic Interventions for Mind/Body Healing. Watertown, MA, 8:30am-5pm.  efore 2/15, $350 members, $450 non-members; after 2/15, $399 members, $499, non-members. 14 CEU’s available for $30. Registrants must have completed ASCH-approved basic hypnosis workshop.

Sponsored by The New England Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Contact www.nesch.org or  617-734-5042.

 

May

May 3, 4, & 5: NHPA Three-Day Addictions Symposium. Topics include: Cybersex Use and Abuse, Key Elements in Chronic Pain and Addiction, and a Modern Perspective of Addiction. Hampton, NH. Sponsored by NHPA. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

June

June 8:  Insurance Trust Program:  Sequence VIII:  Ethics and Risk Management in a Digital World 2.0.  Warwick, RI.  8:30am-4:30pm, $195, 6.5 CE Credits.  This workshop is a next-generation discussion of digital world issues, providing a review and update on the ethical, legal, and risk management dimensions of technology.   Sponsored by the Rhode Island Psychological Association.  401-732-2400.