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.

June

June 17- Aug.23: 40th Annual Cape Cod Institute. Eastham, MA. $675, 15 CEs. Various week-long workshops on over two dozen topics from world renowned speakers. Sponsored by the Cape Cod Institute. Learn more at: www.cape.org

June 22: An Introductory Workshop to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Newton, MA. 9-4:30 pm $130, 6 CEs. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is one of the “third wave” psychological interventions. This day-long workshop will familiarize attendees with the basic philosophy and theory of ACT, namely Functional Contextualism and Relation Frame Theory. The six core components of ACT will be presented. Sponsored by William James College. Contact www.williamjames.edu/academics/lifelong/ce/

July

July 8-12: 36th Annual Cape Cod Summer Symposia series. $549 thru 3/30; $599 after, 15 CEs. Choose from: Transformational Moments: How Master Clinicians Think, Talk, and Listen When Facing the Most Challenging of Clinical Tasks (Shawn Shea, MD) or Forgiveness: Mindfulness and Compassion in Action (Ronald Siegel, PsyD). Sponsored by Boston University School of Medicine and Commonwealth Educational Seminars. For more information visit: www.bucme.org/ssmhp or call 617-358-5005 or email cme@bu.edu

July 15-19: 36th Annual Cape Cod Summer Symposia series. Eastham, MA. $549 thru 3/30; $599 after, 15 CEs. Choose from: Clinical Psychopharmacology: Overview and Recent Advances (Ross Baldessarini, MD) or Challenging Clients: Creative Use of Best Practices (Ramani Durvasula, PhD). Sponsored by Boston University School of Medicine and Commonwealth Educational Seminars. For more information visit: www.bucme.org/ssmhp or call 617-358-5005 or email cme@bu.edu

July 18-19, Aug. 15-16 & 19-20, Sept. 20, Oct. 11: EMDR. Johnstown, PA. $1840, 52 CEs. This is 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.

July 30-31: Trauma and the Internal Family Systems (IFS) Model: Releasing Personal and Legacy Burdens. Watertown MA. 9-4:45pm, $350, 12 CEs. Two day workshop will provide a brief review of the basics of the IFS model by Richard Schwartz, PhD, who developed the model, then will focus in detail on its use with attachment and trauma. Day one will focus on helping clients release personal burdens related to traumatic experiences in their lives, while day two will focus on understanding and releasing legacy burdens. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact www.therapytrainingboston.com or 617-924-9255.

August

Aug. 2: Illness, Disability, & Loss: Helping Individuals, Couples & Families Live & Love Well. Watertown MA. 9-4:45pm, $130, 6 CEs. Rolland’s Family Systems Illness model provides a guiding framework for therapists to help couples and families navigate the changing landscape in the experience of illness over time. Learn concrete skills to address common challenges such as: communication issues, maintaining relationships with caregiving demands and threatened loss, adherence issues, promote resilient “illness narratives,” re-visioning life dreams and goals when necessary, and counteract patient/caregiver relational imbalances that can emerge over time. Sponsored by Therapy Training Boston. Contact www.therapytrainingboston.com or 617-924-9255.

Upcoming

Sept. 23-Nov2: Broken/Whole: A Positive Psychology Approach to Building Resilience in Clients. Newton, MA. $590, 18 CEs. Blended online course & required residency by Maria Sirois, PsyD. The course examines the role of positive states, the importance of constructing meaning, the significance of mindfulness and mindfulness practice during times of high or chronic stress as well as chronic stress, and the overarching benefits of healthful connection in building sustaining relationships, among other topics. Sponsored by William James College. Contact www.williamjames.edu/academics/lifelong/ce/

Sept. 26-28: New Frontiers in Experiential Dynamic Therapy. Boston, MA. $450 before 7/31 ($500 after), 18 CEs. 2019 International Conference of the International Experiential Dynamic Therapy (EDT) Association (IEDTA). Keynote speaker is Dr. Edward Tronick. This conference celebrates this work on “new frontiers” with sessions on the following topics in relation to EDT. Sponsored by the International Experiential Dynamic Therapy Association (IEDTA), William James College & the Washington School of Psychiatry. Contact www.williamjames.edu/academics/lifelong/ce/