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The Food Pollution/Addiction Model for Treating Eating Disorders and Obesity: A Systems Approach

CE Credit: 3

Obesity is epidemic and Eating Disorders are proliferating, reaching younger children, older women and more men. Likewise, the complications for both populations are becoming more severe. There is a connection. The food supply in the U.S. is polluted. Treatment that does not take into consideration the impact that polluted food has on the onset and progression of disordered eating will fail. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

SLD Determination Under IDEA: Integration of RTI and Neurocognitive Assessment

CE Credit: 3

The field of school psychology is experiencing an exciting time of growth with the implementation of RTI. Many professionals are asking how can children with Specific Learning Disabilities (SLD) be identified (and differentiated from other disabilities) using this new system? Federal Law (IDEA) clearly state that a variety of evaluation methods are required for SLD eligibility determination -- but there is a need for clearly articulated and workable methods. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Ethics and Complex Boundary Challenges: What You Didn’t Learn in Graduate School

CE Credit: 3

As graduate students, we learned to avoid problematic multiple relationships, exploitation, and unprofessional boundaries. Easy enough. But, when we begin treating actual clients, the confident clarity we enjoyed as novices begins to wane, and real-life complexities emerge. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Advanced Assessment and Treatment of Attention Deficit Disorders

CE Credit: 3

This advanced workshop is designed for psychologists who have completed at least basic professional training in ADHD and have experience in assessment and treatment of this disorder in children and/or adults. It will review recent research studies that support the reconceptualization of ADHD as developmental impairment of executive functions, the cognitive management system of the human brain. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Improving the Person or the Environment: Taking a Systematic Approach to Stress in the Workplace

CE Credit: 1

This session will provide participants with a brief background on the importance of stress for an organization’s productivity and bottom-line performance. Participants will learn about some of the techniques available for assessing the importance of particular stressors. More

1 hour 15 minutes
  • $35.00

Understanding the DSM-5 and the ICD: What Psychologists Need to Know

CE Credit: 3

This three-hour workshop will provide an overview of the DSM-5 proposed revisions, including its development process, changes to the organizational structure, and major revisions to existing diagnoses, as well as the introduction of new disorders. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

A Strategic Approach to Creating a Wellness-Oriented Workplace: Lessons from the Field

CE Credit: 1

This program is audio only. This program provides a basic overview of an eight part approach to the creation of wellness-oriented work cultures. The approach includes the following domains: communications; incentives; policy; leadership; virtual support; environment; revising norms; and evaluation. More

1 hour
  • $35.00

Diagnosis with DSM-5 and ICD

CE Credit: 3

With the release of the DSM-5, mental health professionals need information about changes in the new manual. Dr. K. Dayle Jones will provide an overview of the DSM-5, including its development process, changes to the organizational structure, major revisions to existing diagnoses, and the addition of new disorders. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Malleable Minds: Guiding the Development of Talent Among the Gifted

CE Credit: 2

By bringing together psychologists studying beliefs about ability, neuroscientists investigating brain plasticity, selective attention, executive functioning, and memory, and educators committed to developing high potential, we can identify connections, directions, and common ground. More

3 hours
  • $45.00

A Psychodynamic Approach to Treatment-Resistant Mood Disorders

CE Credit: 3

This workshop explores the emerging problem of treatment resistance and describes a psychodynamically informed treatment approach for work with patients with treatment resistant mood disorders comorbid with personality disorders. The workshop includes an overview of evidence that treatment resistance is emerging as an important phenomenon. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

Identifying and Treating Your Patients’ (often unrecognized) Addictions

CE Credit: 3

I always wonder when a mental health provider says: “I don’t treat addictions.” Of the 45% of the adult population that has an emerging or diagnosable substance or behavioral addiction, a large number are in psychotherapy. Addiction will not necessarily be the presenting problem--not because patients are in denial-- but because they do not know that the issues that bring them to therapy (e.g., depression, low self-esteem, interpersonal conflicts) are the side effects of addiction. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

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

Orientation to ICD Diagnosis

CE Credit: 3

This program offers an overview of the World Health Organization’s International Classification of Diseases (ICD); an introduction to the ICD-10-CM set of diagnostic codes that will be required for billing and health information in the U.S. on 10/1/2014; and a preview of ICD-11 which is currently under development. More

3 hours
  • $80.00

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

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

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

When Pornography is an Issue: Innovative Approaches to Couples Counseling & Psychotherapy

CE Credit: 3

Most therapy criticizes porn use while legitimizing the grievances of the porn consumer’s partner. As patients struggle around issues of privacy, trust, fidelity, and autonomy, remaining non-judgmental can be difficult. This workshop focuses on treating intrapsychic conflicts and power struggles over porn use. More

3 hours
  • $65.00

PsycAdvocate® Module Series - Module 1: Introduction to Advocacy

Module One begins with an introduction to advocacy and includes an overview of the APA Government Relations Offices, how APA determines its federal legislative and policy priorities, and how psychologists and psychology students can get involved. More

15 minutes
  • $0.00

PsycAdvocate® Module Series - Module 2: Introduction to the U.S. Federal Government

CE Credit: 1

Module Two provides a review of the structure of the U.S. federal government and explains the responsibilities of each of the three separate governing bodies. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

PsycAdvocate® Module Series - Module 3: U.S. Federal Legislative & Regulatory Processes

CE Credit: 1

Module Three focuses on the federal legislative process, including the authorizing and the budget and appropriations processes. This module also discusses the regulatory process. More

1 hour
  • $25.00

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