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.


 

AUGUST

 

Aug. 19-21: EEG Neurofeedback. Hawthorne, NY, 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.

 

Aug. 21-25: New Prescription: Exercise and Other Groundbreaking Techniques for the Treatment of ADHD, Aggression and Autism Spectrum Disorder. Martha’s Vineyard, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Seminar focuses on the latest medical and non-medical approaches and interventions for patients with ADHD, aggression, addictions, social disorders, including a special section on autism spectrum disorder. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

Aug. 21-25: Positive Psychology: The Science of Happiness and Well-Being. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: roadblocks to happiness; kindness and altruism; and creating a happiness maintenance plan. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

Aug. 21-25: Mindfulness: Inside and Outside the Clinical Hour. Martha’s Vineyard, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Seminar provides an up-to-date review of theory and practice of mindfulness meditation along with opportunities for participants to cultivate their own personal practice. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

Aug. 21-25: The Nuts & Bolts of AEDP: Translating Theory into Clinical Practice. Eastham, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $599, 15 CE Credits. Topics include: the AEDP protocol; self disclosure and its metaprocessing; and dyadic change processes. Sponsored by Professional Learning Network, LLC. Contact 888-394-9293.

 

Aug. 21-25: Clinical Psychopharmacology: Principles and Practice. Martha’s Vineyard, MA, 9am-12:15pm, $795, 15 CE Credits. Seminar will address the clinically important science of psychopharmacology with a focus on topics of importance for practicing clinicians. Sponsored by Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard Medical School Teaching Hospital. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

Aug. 24: Mindfulness Techniques to Integrate Into Your Clinical Practice. Taunton, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $219.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Topics include: steps to integrate mindfulness into clinical practice; mindfulness, the neurobiology of brain changes; and mindfulness strategies for specific disorders. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

Aug. 25: Mindfulness Techniques to Integrate Into Your Clinical Practice. Worcester, MA, 7:30am-4pm, $219.99, 6.25 CE Credits. Topics include: steps to integrate mindfulness into clinical practice; mindfulness, the neurobiology of brain changes; and mindfulness strategies for specific disorders. Sponsored by PESI, Inc. Contact 800-844-8260.

 

SEPTEMBER

 

Sept. 8: Slaying the Dragon. Greensboro, NC, 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 the Trauma Institute and R. Cassidy Seminars. Contact 413-774-2340.

 

Sept. 9: Uncovering Dangerous Secrets: Suicide, Violence, Psychosis, and Difficult Personality Disorders. Nashua, NH, 8:30am-4:30pm, $264.99, 6 CE Credits. Workshop highlights the Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events which meets 3-credit hours in suicide education required in NH. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

Sept. 12-13: Trauma and the Internal Family Systems Model: Releasing Personal and Legacy Burdens. Auburndale, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $370, 12 CE Credits. Brief introduction to the basics of the IFS model followed by an immersion in and demonstrations of its use with attachment problems and trauma including intergenerational and cultural burdens. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Sept. 13: The Intersection of Psychology and Buddhism: The Synthetic Ego. Newton, MA, 6:30pm-8:30pm, $40, 2 CE Credits. Lecture will explore how we can expand our understanding of what the ego is in a more complex way. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

Sept. 14-19: Ericksonian Hypnosis and Brief Positive Outcome-Oriented Psychotherapy. Rockville, MD, 8:15am-6:30pm, $986, 50 CE Credits. Competency-based certification program teaches Ericksonian hypnosis, motivational interviewing and neurolinguistic programming. Sponsored by American Hypnosis Training Academy. Contact 800-343-9915.

 

Sept. 15: A Play Book for Behavioral Health Clinicians: How to Break Down the Barriers to Integrated Healthcare. Warwick, RI, 8:30am-4pm, $169, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: how to position oneself to become an essential team member; medical, pharmacological, and psychosocial management of conditions that present in primary care settings; and discussion of administrative and financial issues that arise. Sponsored by Rhode Island Psychological Association. Contact 401-732-2400.

 

Sept. 15: Working with Families of High Conflict Divorce. Wellesley, MA, 9am-1pm, $129, 4 CE Credits. Program will review the divorce process and basic principles for therapist to follow so as to best help family members during and after the divorce process. Sponsored by Massachusetts Psychological Association. Contact 781-263-0080, x10.

 

Sept. 18-22 & Oct. 23: Progressive Counting. Northampton, MA, 9am-5pm, $750, 32 CE Credits. 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 the Trauma Institute and R. Cassidy Seminars. Contact 413-774-2340.

 

Sept. 23-23 and Oct. 14-15: Basic Workshop in Clinical Hypnosis. Auburndale, MA, 8am-5pm, $750, 26 CE Credits. In-depth training in both theory and practice of hypnosis with a full 14 hours of guided skill practice. Sponsored by New England Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Contact 617-734-5042.

 

Sept. 27: The Religious Function of the Psyche. Newton, MA, 6:30pm-8:30pm, $40, 2 CE Credits. Lecture will explore the religious function of the psyche, the lens of depth psychology. Sponsored by William James College. Contact 888-244-6843.

 

Sept 28: How People Change Their Minds to Adopt Healthful Habits. Dedham, MA, 8:15am-4pm, $79, 6 CE Credits. Program presents practical tools to help clients change their minds and to develop health promoting habits. Sponsored by Institute for Brain Potential. Contact 866-652-7414.

 

Sept. 28-29: Attachment and Dissociation. Johnstown, PA, 9am-5pm, $200, 13 CE Credits. Workshop will provide tools to both assess and work with attachment trauma and dissociation. Sponsored by the Trauma Institute and R. Cassidy Seminars. Contact 413-774-2340.

 

Sept. 29: Beyond the Office: Individual and Collaborative Approaches to Address Social Justice Issues. Montpelier, VT, 8:30am-4pm, $195, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: information related to services offered through the Agency of Human Services; invite self-reflection on the importance of sociodemographic identity to psychological functioning; and recommendations for clinical practice to address ethnoracial difference. Sponsored by Vermont Psychological Association. Contact 802-229-5447.

 

Sept 29: How People Change Their Minds to Adopt Healthful Habits. Plymouth, MA, 8:15am-4pm, $79, 6 CE Credits. Program presents practical tools to help clients change their minds and to develop health promoting habits. Sponsored by Institute for Brain Potential. Contact 866-652-7414.

 

Sept. 29-Oct. 1: EMDR Therapy Basic Training. Manchester, NH, 8:30am-4:30pm, $1795, 20 CE Credits. Part of a two-weekend training for practitioners who treat adults and children in clinical setting. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association and Mark Nickerson, LICSW. Contact 413-256-0550.

 

OCTOBER

 

Oct. 10-13: Dialectical Behavior Therapy Prolonged Exposure Protocol for PTSD – Intensive Training. White Plains, NY, 8am-4:20pm, $1200, after 9/11: $1300, 24 CE Credits. Workshop is designed to provide intensive training in how to integrate PTSD treatment into standard DBT. Sponsored by CBC Institute for Professionals. Contact 914-385-1150.

 

Oct. 11: How People Change Their Minds to Adopt Healthful Habits. Randolph, MA, 8:15am-4pm, $79, 6 CE Credits. Program presents practical tools to help clients change their minds and to develop health promoting habits. Sponsored by Institute for Brain Potential. Contact 866-652-7414.

 

Oct. 12: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $55, 3 CE Credits. Showing of film “Hidden Figures” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Oct. 12: How People Change Their Minds to Adopt Healthful Habits. Westport, MA, 8:15am-4pm, $79, 6 CE Credits. Program presents practical tools to help clients change their minds and to develop health promoting habits. Sponsored by Institute for Brain Potential. Contact 866-652-7414.

 

Oct. 13: Moving Families Out of the “Worry” Cult: What Works When Treating Anxious Kids and Parents. Hampton, NH, 8:30am-4:30pm, $264.99, 6 CE Credits. Participants will learn how to assess anxiety symptoms in children and their family system, coach parents to interrupt patterns of anxious parenting and more. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

Oct. 13: How People Change Their Minds to Adopt Healthful Habits. Hyannis, MA, 8:15am-4pm, $79, 6 CE Credits. Program presents practical tools to help clients change their minds and to develop health promoting habits. Sponsored by Institute for Brain Potential. Contact 866-652-7414.

 

Oct. 13-14: Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare. Boston, MA, 7am-5pm, $485, 12.75 CE Credits. Topics include: clarifying the complexity of evidence-based approaches; mindful habit change; coaching to thrive; and immunity to change. Sponsored by McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School, and Institute of Coaching. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

Oct. 20: Beyond Calming Down. Westminster, VT, 8:30am-3:30pm, $105, after 9/29: $135, 5 CE Credits. Annual conference that will focus on teaching process-based strategies to help anxious kids. Sponsored by Kurn Hattin Homes for Children. Contact Terry Andrews, 802-721-6913.

 

Oct. 20: Trans Affirmative Care Across the Lifespan. Warwick, RI, 8:30am-12:45pm, $109, 4 CE Credits. Increase your interest and ability to provide trans affirmative medical and behavioral health care across the lifespan. Sponsored by Rhode Island Psychological Association. Contact 401-732-2400.

 

Oct. 20: Shifting Families Toward Acceptance and Connection: Strategies for Helping When A Youth Comes Out as Transgender or Non-Binary. Waltham, MA, 9am-4:30pm, $140, 6 CE Credits. Topics include: focus on deepening understanding of gender, and framework for working with families. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Oct. 20: Shifting the Narrative: Helping Adolescents Recover from Traumatic Grief and Suicide Loss. Natick MA, 9am-4:30pm, $128, after 9/15: $141, 5.5 CE Credits. Conference will provide useful ideas and strategies for helping adolescents who have experienced traumatic loss, especially following the suicide death of a peer. Sponsored by Riverside Trauma Center. Contact Jenny Huynh, 781-433-0672, EXT 5738.

 

Oct. 20-22: General Biofeedback. Hawthorne, 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.

 

Oct. 27: Navigating Transitions in Later Life. Montpelier, VT, 8:30am-4pm, $195, 6 CE Credits. Will examine both normative and non-normative changes in cognitive and emotional processing of life experiences in later life and describe how psychotherapy needs to be adapted for older adults. Sponsored by Vermont Psychological Association. Contact 802-229-5447.

 

Oct. 27-29: Attachment. Cambridge, MA, 7am-5pm, $495, 14.5 CE Credits. Conference will offer latest information in the field and help participants develop strategies that will lead to better ways to diagnose and treat patients. Sponsored by McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

NOVEMBER

 

Nov. 3-4: Middle School through College: Mental Health and Education. Cambridge, MA, Fri: 7am-5:30pm, Sat: 7am-3:30pm, $450, 13.5 CE Credits. Topics include: depression and suicide; internet addiction, sexting and cyber-bullying; and nurturing resilience in at-risk youth. Sponsored by McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School. Contact 617-384-8600.

 

Nov. 4: Using Brief Standardized Measures in Behavioral Health Practice: The Why, What, & How of Routine Screening. Bedford, NH, 8:30am-4:30pm, $264.99, 6 CE Credits. Participants will learn a wide range of brief screening tools to identify concerns and track patient progress in pediatric to geriatric populations. Sponsored by New Hampshire Psychological Association. Contact 603-415-0451.

 

Nov. 9: Movie + Dialogue. Watertown, MA, 7pm-10pm, $55, 3 CE Credits. Showing of film “I Am Not Your Negro” followed by discussion. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.

 

Nov. 18: Couples on the Brink: Scenes From a (Teetering) Marriage. Chestnut Hill, MA, 9am-1pm, $65, after 10/31: $80, 3.5 CE Credits. Inspired by the television series “This Is Us.” Sponsored by Psychodynamic Couple & Family Institute of New England. Contact 781-433-0906.

 

Nov. 20: Improving Provider Communication and Shared Decision Making with Multicultural Clients: Challenges and Opportunities. Cambridge, MA, 9am-3:15pm, $120, 5 CE Credits. Topics include: perspective taking; frequent attributional errors that providers make; and increasing receptivity to client participation and collaboration in decision making. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact 617-924-9255.