Professional Development Programs

Professional Development Presentations are targeted trainings with PowerPoint slides and associated educational resources.  These course are geared to enhance your skills and knowledge for both personal development and for professional development.

 

Scroll down to view the available series, including videos from the ABPP 4th Annual Summer Series and Conversations in Ethics for Psychologist Managers. 

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Approaches to Ethics in Psychology

Approaches to Ethics in Psychology offers mental health practitioners guidance on ethical decision-making and clinical and forensic challenges in professional practice.  This series includes three online recorded trainings (1 credit each, for a total of CE credits) as well as enrollment in a state-of-the-art Online Learning Center (2 CE credits) that provides additional videos, interactive polling, and further learning resources and activities.  These recordings include a live chat with the presenter and actively engage participants in ongoing learning across the course of the three-part series. The online recordings listed below are included in this series. More

1 hour each
  • $95.00

New! Competencies for Psychological Practice in Primary Care

This workshop will familiarize participants with the recently developed Competencies for Psychological Practice in Primary Care. An overview of the process of the development of this document will be offered at the start of the session. More

2 hours
  • $0.00

New! Quality Improvement

This series of lectures will help psychologist understand what QI is, and how it is relevant to many aspects of psychology. The series is broken three different sections targeting the basics of QI, basic tools used in QI, and successful stories of QI. More

2.5 hours
  • $10.00

DSM-5: The Journey

CE Credit: 3

This presentation will also address a number of controversies surrounding the DSM-5 and will provide expert perspectives on scientific issues at the core of the diagnostic criteria and their use. More


  • $75.00

Forensic Mental Health Assessment: A Principles-Based Model

CE Credit: 6

By focusing on each principle in the presentation and discussion, and providing participants with relevant scientific and professional literature, the workshop provides an opportunity to consider, debate, and draw conclusions about good forensic practice. More

6 hours
  • $150.00

The Risk Assessment of Suicidal Clients

CE Credit: 5.5

This workshop will first provide an overview of the demographic, historical and clinical suicide risk factors with a focus on high risk groups such as elderly, veterans and sexual minorities. More

5 hours 30 minutes
  • $137.50

Unified Protocol for the Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders

CE Credit: 5.5

The Unified Protocol for the Treatment of Emotional Disorders is a recently developed transdiagnostic, emotion-focused cognitive-behavioral treatment (CBT) that targets deficits in emotion regulation that occur across the neurotic spectrum. More

5 hours 30 minutes
  • $137.50

Conversation in Ethics for Psychologist-Managers

CE Credit: 4

This project is comprised of 4 conversations with psychologists who are expert psychologist-managers. Dr. Richard Ponton and Dr. Marlene Thorn facilitate the discussions and focus on the ethical considerations of psychologists in leadership positions. More

3 hours
  • $80.00

Ethical Thinking—Beyond Compliance to Wisdom: A Conversation with Dr. Richard Kilburg

CE Credit: 1

Based on the model of executive wisdom outlined in his 2006 book, Dr. Kilburg discusses the fundamental processes by which ethical decisions are made and ethical behavior chosen. More

45 minutes
  • $25.00

Capacity, Commitment and Character-Creating and Sustaining Leadership Worth Following: A Conversation with Dr. Dale Thompson

CE Credit: 1

Based on his model of character and leadership, Dr. Thompson discusses the leader's role in promoting an organization’s ethical culture and the character of the leader that supports that role. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

Ethical Leadership in Mental Health Care Settings—A Psychologist-Manager's Dilemma: A Conversation with Dr. Beth Mitchell

CE Credit: 1

Based on her experience in leading multi-disciplinary programs in a health care setting, Dr. Mitchell discusses the application of ethical decision making processes to client care, budgeting, staffing, and program development. More

45 minutes
  • $25.00

Ethical Leadership in Higher Education—Habits of Mind of the Psychologist-Manager: A Conversation with Dr. John Martello

CE Credit: 1

Dr. Martello, Vice Provost of UMBC and Chairman and CEO of UMBC Training Centers will discuss the ethical response of the psychologist-manager in the development, implementation, and evaluation of organizational policy. More

45 minutes
  • $25.00

Understanding the DSM-5 and the ICD: What Every Practitioner Needs to Know

CE Credit: 4

The Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM) has undergone substantial revision across its sixty years of evolution, with the latest version (DSM-5) continuing that tradition in substantial ways. More

4 hours
  • $75.00

New! Foundations for Psychological Practice with Transgender & Gender Nonconforming (TGNC) Clients

CE Credit: 1

This program will introduce participants to the foundational knowledge regarding the experiences of transgender and gender nonconforming people. The program will also provide basic information about trans-affirmative approaches to research, supervision, and clinical work. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

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