Professional Development Programs

Professional Development presentations are targeted trainings with PowerPoint slides and associated educational resources.  These courses 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

 


New! Academic Career Education Series (ACES)

Are you an aspiring, or early career academic?  Whether you are currently a graduate student, intern, post-doc, or early career academic, you don’t want to find yourself saying, “I only wish that I knew then what I know now,” and this live webcast series is designed to provide you critical insights and career skills to support your career development and advancement.  Join us!


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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

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

Interviewing for Faculty Jobs: The "Campus Visit" - Live-webcast, January 26, 2018, 11:00 am-12:30 pm, ET

CE Credit: 1.5

This is the first part of the Academic Career Education Series. Campus Visits (aka: job interviews) typically involve mission-critical meetings with deans, department chairs, search committees, graduate students, lunch and dinner meetings, and conversations with a variety of other faculty and constituents across campus, in addition to the “crown jewel” of the campus visit: the job talk. More

1 hour 30 minutes
  • $0.00

How to Increase Your Writing Productivity–Live-webcast, January 26, 2018, 1:00-2:30 pm, ET

CE Credit: 1.5

This is the second part of the Acedemic Career Education Series. To be successful in academia, it’s not enough to be able to conduct quality research; you also have to make time to disseminate it. The primary mechanism for dissemination is through research published in peer-reviewed journals. More

1 hour 30 minutes
  • $0.00

Lessons Learned in Academic Psychology: Tales of an Early Career Academic–Live-webcast, January 26, 2018, 3:00-4:30 pm, ET

CE Credit: 1.5

This is the third part of the Acedemic Career Education Series. Have you ever found yourself saying, “If I’d only known then, what I know now?” Well, now you can. The purpose of this workshop is to help you avoid trial-and-error learning by providing you key tips for maximizing your professional functioning in four key areas: 1) Writing, Research, and Grants, 2) Teaching and Evaluation, 3) Service and Support, and 4) Balance and Burnout. More

1 hour 30 minutes
  • $0.00

Religious Tolerance & Discrimination with Emphasis on Islamophobia: Sanctified Violence & Framing Muslims

CE Credit: 1.5

Sanctified Violence This presentation briefly reviews research on the impact of sacred values on the deployment of violence and argues that contemporary religiously motivated violent groups differ significantly from previous violent groups motivated primarily by political, economic or ethno-nationalistic concerns. More

1 hour
  • $37.50

2 Part Bundle: Practice-Based Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Making DBT Work in Your Setting with Your Clients

CE Credit: 14

$350 FOR BOTH PARTS (special bundle discounted pricing) - Therapists of all levels will learn DBT essentials to integrate into their own practice, to confidently practice from a DBT orientation, and to continue their own personal development as a DBT therapist. More


  • $350.00

The New Age of Aging: Contemporary Advances in Geroscience

CE Credit: 2

Revolutionary advances in aging research have underscored the imminent promise of substantial increases in the human Healthspan, the period of time that we remain healthy. This live webcast brings leading researchers into a discussion of the findings and implications associated with substantial increases in the length of healthy human life. More

2 hours
  • $45.00

Using Technology in Clinical Practice (TCP)

CE Credit: 2

Technology-enhanced tools can complement and enhance clinical practice, and are increasingly integrated into behavioral healthcare. This course provides important knowledge and skills to help clinicians navigate the opportunities, considerations, and challenges associated with the use of technology in their work. More

2 hours
  • $35.00

Arts and Health & Health Care Reform

CE Credit: 2.5

This program demonstrates the power of the arts for health, and shows how it can be a cost-effective, powerful contribution to the new understanding of health and healthcare reform for psychologists. Dr. Serlin presents an overview of theories and methods of the arts in health and Dr. More

3 hours
  • $62.50

Are You Ready for the ICD-10-CM? Practical Concepts and Considerations in the DSM-5 Crossover Part I

CE Credit: 3

This workshop provides a cofontext for understanding the ICD-10-CM in relation to the DSM-5. It is designed for pressionals who are comfortable with the DSM-5 and are interested in understanding the way it which it articulates with the ICD-10-CM. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Understanding the DSM-5 in the Era of the ICD-10-CM: What Practitioners Need to Know

CE Credit: 3

Part of the 2015 International Classification of Diseases (ICD) Online Series. This program was orignially webcast on June 3, 2015, and is now available on-demand. The recent revision of the DSM (Fifth Edition), together with the federal mandates to begin using ICD-10-CM codes, has introduced confusion and uncertainty into field. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Are You Ready for the ICD-10-CM? Practical Concepts and Considerations in the DSM-5 Crossover Part II

CE Credit: 3

This workshop provides a working understanding the ICD-10-CM in relation to the DSM-5. This workshop builds upon Part I of the program, but covers different sets of disorders and can be completed independently. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Clinical Supervision in Health Service Psychology: Applications of the APA Guidelines

CE Credit: 3

This program details the APA Guidelines for Clinical Supervision in Health Service Psychology and their application. The guidelines articulate optimal performance expectations for psychologists who supervise. They are based on the belief that supervisors strive to be competent as supervisors and use a competency-based and meta-theoretical (any theoretical or practice modality) approach in the provision of supervision. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

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

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

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

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

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

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