Dec. 1: Integrated Assessment of Youth. Newton, MA. 8:30-5 pm, $155, 7 CEs. Case presentations highlighting the role of developmental trauma; including how we measure adulthood and its forensic implications; ethical issues in assessment of youth; and the trajectory of adolescent social and neurological development. Co-Sponsored by The Department of Psychology, Massachusetts Mental Health Center and William James College. Contact www.williamjames.edu/academics/lifelong/ce/
Dec. 5: Functional Neuroanatomy Review. Shrewsbury, MA. 8:30-4:30 pm, $250 BIA-MA members, $275 non-members, 6.5 CEs. Participants will review the structures and functions of the central nervous system (CNS), including the cerebral hemispheres and subcortical structures (brain stem and spinal cord). Participants will also learn the basic neuropathology of CNS lesions and the common associated functional sequelae, related to both congenital and acquired disorders. Sponsored by Brain Injury Association of Massachusetts. Contact biama.org/abitraining2 to register.
Dec. 6: Movie + Dialogue Night showing the film 13th. Watertown, MA. 7-10 pm, $55, 3 CEs. The title of Ava DuVernay’s documentary refers to the 13th Amendment to the Constitution. This film will be used as a vehicle to become aware of and learn more about the impact of political and legislative decisions on African Americans and the prison system, as a legacy and continuation of slavery in modern times. Contact 617-924-9255 or register at www.therapytrainingboston.com
Dec. 9: The Film: The Shape of Water: The Emergence of Voice. Newton, MA, 1-4 pm. We will view the film, The Shape of Water, and discuss it both from a Jungian symbolic perspective, and also as an iconic example of a mute woman finding her voice. Led by Michelle Seligson, M.Ed., IAAP. Sponsored by C.G. Jung Institute-Boston. Learn more at: www.cgjungboston.com
Dec. 9-10; 2019: 1/31, 2/1, 2/3, 2/4, 3/10, 4/12: EMDR Therapy Training: The Complete Course (all dates mandatory). Queens, NY. $1800, 49 CEs. This is a hands-on clinical skills training for using EMDR and integrating it with your psychotherapy approach — with adults as well as children. Sponsored by Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute with R. Cassidy Seminars. For more information, visit www.childtrauma.com/training/emdr or call 413-774-2340.
Jan. 7: Assessment of Youth with the MMPI-A-RF and the R-PAS: Including Aspects of Developmental Trauma and Psychodynamically-informed Cognitive Assessment. Newton, MA. 8:10-5 pm, $155, 7 CEs. Data will be presented demonstrating the validity and reliability of the measures presented as well as their application to the target patient population. Co-Sponsored by The Department of Psychology, Massachusetts Mental Health Center and William James College. Contact www.williamjames.edu/academics/lifelong/ce/
Jan. 7-Feb. 3: Post Certificate Course: Advanced Parenting Coordination (Online Only Option) 2019. Newton, MA. $475, 12 CEs. Advanced Parenting Coordination is a post-certificate course offered in a blended learning format. Participants in this advanced training will learn advanced strategies and techniques to work effectively with difficult clients including those with personality disorders, and manage cases where children resist contact with a parent and where young children are involved. See website for details and pre-requisites. Sponsored by William James College. Contact www.williamjames.edu/academics/lifelong/ce/
Jan. 11-12: Winter Clinical Intensive: Accessing the Symbolic in an Age of Managed Care. Newton, MA. $250 ($125/student), 11 CEs. This two day seminar will focus on how clinicians can bring an appreciation and attention to psychic dynamics and symbolic capacity in our patients in the context of managed care requirements. Sponsored by C.G. Jung Institute-Boston. Learn more at: www.cgjungboston.com
Jan. 28–Feb. 24, Mar. 1-2: Mental Health and Juvenile Justice 2019. Newton, MA. $1100, 28 CEs. Mental Health and Juvenile Justice is designed for professionals engaged in providing services to youth and families involved in the juvenile justice system who aspire to improve outcomes for youth and families through enhancing their programs and services, and by more effectively partnering with public and private agencies and providers (state, local, tribal or other). Sponsored by The Center of Excellence for Children, Families and the Law at William James College. Contact www.williamjames.edu/academics/lifelong/ce/
Mar. 22: Advanced clinical skills for trauma-informed evaluation, treatment planning, and supervision/consultation. Introduction to progressive counting (PC). Northampton, MA, $50, 6.5 CEs. This 1-day workshop offers hands-on clinical skills training & advanced clinical skills for trauma-informed evaluation, treatment planning/contracting, clinical supervision/consultation, and more. Sponsored by Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute with R. Cassidy Seminars. For more information, visit www.childtrauma.com/training/attachment-dissociation or call 413-774-2340.
Mar. 23: Happiness in Dark Times: The Role of Positivity When under Great Distress. Newton, MA, $150, 6 CEs. This program addresses a chronic need in patient/client populations of every age: how to create foundations of hope and resilience while under chronic or acute stress. Sponsored by William James College. Contact www.williamjames.edu/academics/lifelong/ce/
Mar. 27-28: Attachment and Dissociation Assessment and Treatment: An Introduction to Foundational Skills. Northampton, MA, $300, 13 CEs. This workshop will provide tools to both assess and work with attachment trauma and dissociation, as well as offer a structured approach to ensure client readiness and proper preparation for trauma work. Sponsored by Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute with R. Cassidy Seminars. For more information, visit www.childtrauma.com/training/attachment-dissociation or call 413-774-2340.