Continuing Education for Psychologists

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.

Please check with the CE provider, as most CE face-to-face courses have been cancelled or rescheduled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ongoing

EMDR Basic Training. Virtual meeting on Zoom. $1,550-$1,618 for 20 CEs. The EMDR Therapy Basic Training (Weekend 1 and 2) is designed for licensed mental health practitioners who treat adults and children in a clinical setting (See Qualifications Section). EMDR is a comprehensive psychotherapy that accelerates the treatment of a wide range of pathologies and self-esteem issues related to disturbing events and present life conditions. Sponsored by the EMDR Institute. Learn more & register at: emdr.com

EMDR. Online. Prices vary, start at $1525, 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.

Slaying the Dragon. Online. $50, 6.5 CEs. This program provides advanced clinical skills for trauma-informed evaluation, treatment planning, and supervision/consultation. Introduction to progressive counting (PC). Sponsored by Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute with R. Cassidy Seminars. For more information, visit www.childtrauma.com/training/fairy-tale-model or call 413-774-2340.

Progressive Counting. Online. $650, 32 CEs. Progressive Counting (PC) is a fairly new research-supported trauma treatment that is effective, efficient, well-tolerated by clients, and relatively easy to master. This is a hands-on clinical skills training for using Progressive Counting with clients of all ages who have been exposed to significant trauma or loss. This in-depth training will cover trauma theory, impact of trauma and loss, identification and assessment of traumatized clients, and directly helping clients to manage their symptoms, resolve their trauma/loss memories, and prepare to cope effectively with future challenges. Sponsored by Trauma Institute & Child Trauma Institute with R. Cassidy Seminars. For more information, visit www.childtrauma.com/training/pc or call 413-774-2340.

William James College offers a variety of online courses for practicing professionals who are interested in learning more about topics in the field of psychology, behavioral health and mental health. Online. $45 for 1 CE. Contact www.williamjames.edu/academics/lifelong/ce/ to learn more about any of the courses below, available to take at any time.

    • Cultivating Post Traumatic Growth in Kids and Families through Mindfulness during COVID
    • Effective Online Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy
    • Successfully Managing during a Crisis: Community Service and Behavioral Health Management Strategies
    • Addressing Substance Use Treatment and Recovery in a Time of Social Disruption
    • Contrasting Psychodynamic Approaches to Hysterical & Obsessive-Compulsive Personalities
    • Contributions of Infant Research to Adult Treatment: Development and Therapeutic Action
    • Creativity in Psychotherapy: An Adaptive Function of the Right Brain Unconscious
    • High Conflict Coparenting: Interventions for Children’s Alignment and Resistance
    • Mutual Vulnerability: An Ethic of Clinical Practice
    • My Psychoanalytic Journey: A Retrospective
    • Narrative, Meaning, and Motivation: From Theory to Technique
    • Relational Freedom
    • The Intersection of Psychology and Buddhism: The Synthetic Ego
    • Working at the Intimate Edge

 

January

Jan. 10: Transform Traumatic Memories with Hypnosis and Memory Reconsolidation. Online. 10 – 1 pm, 3 CEs, Free ($45 for non-members). Memory reconsolidation is a recent neuroscience discovery that has revealed how to heal trauma at its roots by recalling a memory and updating it with new information. Courtney Armstrong, LPC, NBCC will discuss the research regarding this exciting discovery, then demonstrate how to use hypnosis to elicit reconsolidation. Sponsored by New England Society of Clinical Hypnosis. Learn more: nesch.org

Jan. 22: Third Wave Behavioral Therapy & Eating Disorders (ACT and DBT). Online. 9-12:15 pm, 3 CEs. With Sloan Franklin, LICSW, Clinical Director at The Center for Eating Disorders Management (Bedford, NH). Sponsored by the CT Psychological Association. For more information, visit www.connpsych.org/events

Jan. 23: Introduction to Meditation & Mindfulness. Online. 9-12:00 pm. 3 CEs, $59. This workshop provides introductory information about optimizing mental performance and cultivating beneficial states of mind. Participants will learn about how meditation, mindfulness, brain health, physical activity and relationships change the brain and improve our mental well-being. They will also learn effective ways of cultivating their mental state and overall well-being in a way that can be integrated into their busy lives. Practices include sitting and walking meditation, mindful movement, awareness of breath, and body scan. Sponsored by the HeartWell Institute. For more information, visit https://www.heartwellinstitute.org/store/c3/Cultivating_the_Mind.html

Jan. 29-30: School Mental Health: Treating Students K-12. Online. 9:50-6 pm, $350, 14 CEs. Given the unprecedented challenges of the pandemic, schools are forced to adapt the ways in which they meet the educational needs as well as to support the emotional wellbeing of students. The course is designed to provide the learner with the evolving understanding of how to recognize the gaps in learning and design appropriate educational interventions. The emphasis is on practical and timely clinical information and skills based on research, including evidence-based practices, and innovative learning strategies. We will use live streaming, electronic Q & A, and other remote learning technologies. Sponsored by the Cambridge Health Alliance & Harvard Medical School. Contact www.cambridgecme.org

Jan. 30: Recordkeeping Requirements & CPT Code Use. Online. 9-12 pm, $75 ($100 for non-members), 3 CEs. Webinar presented by Jennifer B. Warkentin, Ph.D., MPA Director of Professional Affairs. This presentation will focus on best practices and current standards for documenting assessment and treatment services to ensure that records meet state and federal privacy/security requirements. Sponsored by the Mass. Psychological Assoc. For more information, visit www.masspsych.org/events/

 

February

Feb. 19: Size Acceptance and Body Positivity in the Clinical Setting. Online. 9-12:15 pm. 3 CEs. With Sloan Franklin, LICSW, Clinical Director at The Center for Eating Disorders Management (Bedford, NH). Sponsored by the CT Psychological Association. For more information, visit www.connpsych.org/events

Feb. 27: Meditation & Mindfulness. Online. 9-3:00 pm. 5.5 CEs, $99. This workshop is designed to expand on the material learned and practices acquired during the Introduction to Meditation and Mindfulness workshop. Additional information will be offered on mindful communication skills, meditation techniques including building concentration, the benefits of mindfulness-based interventions and the brain changes associated with mindfulness practices. Lifestyle factors including nutrition, exercise and mindful movement will be reviewed, as well as their impact on developing optimal mind states and brain health. Sponsored by the HeartWell Institute. For more information, visit https://www.heartwellinstitute.org/store/c3/Cultivating_the_Mind.html

 

March

Mar. 5-6: Treating the Addictions. Online. Save the date; more information coming soon. Sponsored by the Cambridge Health Alliance & Harvard Medical School. Contact www.cambridgecme.org

Mar. 20: Introduction to Meditation & Mindfulness. Online. 9-12:00 pm. 3 CEs, $59. This workshop provides introductory information about optimizing mental performance and cultivating beneficial states of mind. Participants will learn about how meditation, mindfulness, brain health, physical activity and relationships change the brain and improve our mental well-being. They will also learn effective ways of cultivating their mental state and overall well-being in a way that can be integrated into their busy lives. Practices include sitting and walking meditation, mindful movement, awareness of breath, and body scan. Sponsored by the HeartWell Institute. For more information, visit https://www.heartwellinstitute.org/store/c3/Cultivating_the_Mind.html

 

April

Apr. 9-10: Updates and Innovations in Geriatric Mental Health. Online. Save the date; more information coming soon. Sponsored by the Cambridge Health Alliance & Harvard Medical School. Contact www.cambridgecme.org

Apr. 30-May 1: Meditation. Online. Save the date; more information coming soon. Sponsored by the Cambridge Health Alliance & Harvard Medical School. Contact www.cambridgecme.org

 

Upcoming

May 1: Best Practices in Trauma-Informed Behavioral Health Care & Workforce Development to Improve Outcomes for Children, Adolescents, and Families in Underserved Communities. Newton, MA. $100, 6 CEs. Join thought leaders and experts in the fields of education, behavioral health and workforce development to exchange knowledge on trauma-informed and culturally-responsive mental health care for children and families in underserved communities; and address best practices in the recruitment, training, and retention of culturally diverse providers. A new approach to building a diversified behavioral health workforce is urgently needed to reduce the burden of mental illness on children and their families, eliminate disparities in access to and utilization of mental health services, and ensure that culturally competent care is readily available to underserved youth and families throughout the Commonwealth and beyond. Sponsored by Conference Hosted by the Child & Adolescent Mental Health Initiative (CAMHI). Contact www.williamjames.edu/academics/lifelong/ce/

June 19: Voices of Pride: Intergenerational Stories of Resilience from Across the LGBTQIA+ Community. Newton, MA. $110, 5 CEs. This conference raises awareness of the experiences that LGBTQIA+ individuals face at different stages of life in a variety of settings and situations. Presenters will give voice to the unique strengths and gifts of resilience experienced across the generations of the LGBTQIA+ community. Sponsored by William James College. Contact www.williamjames.edu/academics/lifelong/ce/

 

 

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