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    • 01/20/2018
    • 1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • Media Studio
    Register

    MEDIA TRAINING FOR PSYCHOLOGISTS - 6 CEs

    Produced by: SDPA Public Education Media (PEM) Committee


    This will be held in two sessions: 

    Saturday, January 20, 2018 - 1:00 - 5:00 pm

    The participants will be broken into two groups which will be scheduled on January 20th.

     Saturday, January 27th

    • 1st group will meet 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
    • 2nd group will meet 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm

    We are incredibly excited to offer an opportunity to attend an exclusive Media Training Workshop at a premier video production studio with seasoned and respected media professionals and the personality and media psychologist Dr. Richard Levak. Whether your interest is in educating the public, reaching new clients, defining your practice, or establishing yourself as an expert for news and television, this workshop will help you present your message effectively to the mainstream and social media outlets.

    Increasingly, media outlets are hungry for psychological content. Print, television, radio, and internet-based and social media are interested in providing their audience with scientifically-based research on relevant topics in issues concerning personality, marital interaction, child rearing, and intellectual assessment. Psychologists need to be able to parse scientific data and present it to the media in brief, bullet form without losing scientific rigor, while ensuring that the information they present cannot be distorted to harm the consumer or the profession of psychology. This training will teach participants how to deliver meaningful and ethical content, while looking and sounding their best on camera.



    In addition to 6 CEUs, participants in this training will 

    • Create a professionally produced 3-4 minute video in which they will discuss their area of practice or expertise useable for their website and as an example of their on-camera presence for interested media outlets
    • Learn how to develop a story line based on recent research
    • Gain experience in creating a brief summary of the relevant research and “talking points” that allow the interviewer to assimilate the data and ask relevant questions.
    • Become aware of how to avoid possible ethical pitfalls and to maintain ethical boundaries. 

    The training will provide

    • Didactic instruction
    • Personal coaching in small groups
    • On camera coaching
    • Professional makeup for the video clips
    • Lunch will be provided
    No Conflicts of interest with Richard Levak.  
    This is a Beginner Course

    PRESENTERS

    RICHARD W. LEVAK, Ph.D.

    Richard Levak is a licensed clinical psychologist and ABPP. He is a fellow for the Society of Personality Assessment and a fellow the San Diego Psychological Association. He is the co-author of five books on the MMPI-2. (CV attached)



    JODINA SCAZZOLA

    Classes are taught by Jodina Scazzola of Media Performance Lab. Jodina is a twenty year veteran TVhost, radio personality, reporter and interviewer. Jodina has the skills and knowledge to help professionals communicate and present their message in a clear and effective manner. Jodina’s career has spanned the dial from radio to TV. As a reporter you have seen her at the news desk and in the sky. Jodina is a seasoned radio/TV interviewer and host. Her voice-overs have been heard on promos and national commercials for clients including Nickelodeon, Home Depot, Hampton Bay Fans and PBS. She is an award winning producer and copywriter and also consults as a media and voice over coach.

    ROY ROBERTSON

    Roy Robertson has nearly 40 years of media and marketing experience as a marketing strategist, content creator and performer.   Currently, Roy is the station host for KUSI-TV in San Diego, hosting live in-studio interviews on KUSI’s “San Diego Made, San Diego Proud,” as well as a series of live remote broadcasts with KUSI clients.  Roy has a creative marketing and production company called Blank Canvas Advertising, which specializes in video production for broadcast and web content.  In addition to working in front of the camera, Roy is a video and audio editor, writer and voiceover performer.  Roy’s broadcast career began at age 17, when he was hired by KFMB AM-FM/ San Diego, where he worked as a producer, on-air host and Client Services and Production Manager.  Roy has written a variety of editorial and advertorial pieces for local publications including the San Diego Union Tribune and Carlsbad Magazine.

    Attendance Policy: CE Credit and Certificates will not be issued to those who arrive later than 15 minutes or leave early from any course scheduled time. This policy is highly enforced to ensure compliance with APA Guidelines.

    Cancellation Policy:  No refund will be given to any registered individual who is a no-show to a course. Any individual canceling within 72 hours of a course will be charged 50% of the course fee.

    • 02/10/2018
    • 02/11/2018
    • The Cottage Clinic

    THE HOLD ME TIGHT WORKSHOP FOR COUPLES IN SAN DIEGO: A RELATIONSHIP ENRICHMENT PROGRAM - 12 CEs


    Diana Weiss-Wisdom, Ph.D.

    The Cottage Clinic
    Rancho Santa Fe

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    • 02/10/2018
    • 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • San Diego Psychoanalytic Center

    THE POWER OF SPECIFICITY THEORY IN PSYCHOTHERAPY

    The San Diego Psychoanalytic Center will be hosting:

    Howard Bacal, MD Renowned speaker, author and Psychoanalyst.

    Presenting his theory and his book: The Power of Specificity Theory in Psychotherapy.

    Sanford Shapiro MD will be moderating.

    February 10th 
    10 a.m. to 12 p.m.
    CE's are available 
    Cost: $35.00

    SAN DIEGO PSYCHOANALYTIC CENTER
    4455 Morena Blvd. #202
    San Diego, CA 92117

    Information about CEU’s and sign up with Michelle Spencer at 
    SDPC (858) 454-3102

    This is a unique opportunity for those interested in Contemporary Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy.

    Information about CEU’s and sign up with Michelle Spencer at 
    SDPC 858 454 3102
    • 02/17/2018
    • 8:30 AM - 12:45 PM
    • SDPA Office
    Register

    THERAPY QUEST: AN INTERACTIVE GAME-BASED THERAPY APPROACH - 4 CEs

    Presented by Janina Scarlet, Ph.D.


    This course will demonstrate how to incorporate popular culture and interactive board games into evidence-based therapy, such as cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) in treating a variety of metal health disorders, such as PTSD, anxiety, and depression. Given the wide board game applicability, The Therapy Quest approach will demonstrate how therapists can help clients better understand and process their own experiences and promote behavioral changes. In addition, due to the interactive nature of board games, this course will also feature examples of how games can be used in therapy to foster rapport and emotion processing. Due to the fact that this is a novel approach, the empirical evidence related to its effectiveness is limited. This workshop will present the existing research, the questions which remain to be answered, as well as provide specific examples and skills in incorporating games and popular culture in therapy. 

    At the end of the course, attendees will be able to

    1. Describe and discuss the concept of Game-based therapy (Therapy Quest)

    2. Demonstrate how to incorporate gaming examples into treatment

    3. Analyze which game interventions might be most suitable for a specific client

    4. Create a treatment plan using the Therapy Quest  model

    Attendance Policy: CE Credit and Certificates will not be issued to those who arrive later than 15 minutes or leave early from any course scheduled time. This policy is highly enforced to ensure compliance with APA Guidelines.

    Cancellation Policy:  No refund will be given to any registered individual who is a no-show to a course. Any individual canceling within 72 hours of a course will be charged 50% of the course fee.

    There is no conflict of interest with the Speaker on this course.


    Dr. Janina Scarlet is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, a scientist, and a full-time geek. A Ukrainian-born refugee, she survived Chernobyl radiation and persecution. She immigrated to the United States at the age of 12 with her family and later, inspired by the X-Men, developed Superhero Therapy to help patients with anxiety, depression, and PTSD. She has written multiple publications on this topic and has given talks both within the US and internationally. 

    • 03/16/2018
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • National University-Spectrum Campus

    SUICIDE THERAPIES THAT WORK - 6 CEs

    Suicide Therapies That Work
    Facilitator: Lisa Firestone, Ph.D.

    Presented by The Relationship Training Institute

    DATE, TIME & LOCATION:

    March 16, 2018 (Friday)
    Registration: 8:00 AM
    Workshop: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    National University-Spectrum Campus
    9388 Lightwave Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92123


    Suicide is on the rise in the United States, having gone up 24% between 1994 and 2014. It is the most common psychiatric emergency that therapists will encounter. Recent research has identified suicide-specific therapies that are effective in treating both suicidal ideation and behavior. The problem is that most therapists are not aware of them nor have they been trained in them, so most suicidal clients do not receive these potentially lifesaving treatments. For therapists with an active clinical practice, suicide is an occupational hazard that can be both emotionally and practically devastating—and 25% of family members of suicidal patients take legal actions against the patient’s mental health treatment team.

    This workshop will provide an invaluable opportunity for therapists to implement these empirically validated, evidence-based treatments for suicide that are fast becoming the standard of care.

    In this workshop you will learn to...

    • Identify the most important techniques/tools for assessing

    suicidal risk

    • Recognize innovative and effective suicide therapies which will

    assist clinicians in practicing to the standard of care

    • Activate strategies to minimize the risk of successful lawsuits or sanctions
    • Find effective coping strategies for the emotional impact of working with clients who attempt suicide or actually commit suicide
    • Implement effective state-of-the-art crisis interventions for suicidal patients

    FEES

    • $160 (paid registration by February 25)
    • $175 (paid after February 25)
    • $145 Full-time Student/Allied Agency staff (paid by February 25)
    • $160 Full-time Student/Allied Agency staff (paid after February 25)

    Registration Options:

    On-line: www.RTIprojects.org

    Fax: 619.296.5027

    Mail: 4036 Third Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92103
    Call: 619.296.8103 ext.10

    • 04/25/2018
    • 04/29/2018
    • Hyatt Regency La Jolla

    LOOKING FORWARD:
    INNOVATIONS AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR PRACTICE
    (including a featured track on Psychology in the Digital Age)


    CALL FOR POSTERS

    • 05/11/2018
    • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    • National University-Spectrum Campus

    EVERYTHING I HATE ABOUT THE PSYCH EPPP LICENSING EXAM - 7 CEs

    Facilitator: Ellen Stein, Ph.D.

    The Relationship Training Institute

    DATE, TIME & LOCATION:

    May 11, 2018 (Friday)
    Registration: 8:00 AM
    Workshop: 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
    National University-Spectrum Campus
    9388 Lightwave Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92123

    After twenty years of preparing candidates, Dr. Stein has taken the essential elements of EPPP preparation and honed them into a succinct one day seminar, focusing exclusively on the three topics everyone loves to hate: Statistics, Research Design, and Test Construction.

    While all of the EPPP content can be self-studied, these three content areas are the source of much anxiety and confusion for Psy. D. and Ph.D. candidates alike, and many candidates feel intimidated and ill-equipped to master these crucial content areas. Dr. Stein takes the key terms, concepts and formulas you will need to pass the EPPP, and makes them approachable, understandable and even interesting!

    In this workshop, you will put the finishing touches on your firm grasp of these anxiety-provoking sections of the EPPP exam:

    • Statistics
    • Research Design
    • Test Construction

    And you will be able to move forward with confidence!


    FEES

    • $175 (paid registration by April 20)
    • $195 (paid after April 20)
    • $160 Allied Agency staff (paid by April 20)
    • $175 Allied Agency staff (after April 20)


    Registration Options:

    On-line: www.RTIprojects.org

    Fax: 619.296.5027

    Mail: 4036 Third Avenue
    San Diego, CA 92103
    Call: 619.296.8103 ext.10



    • 06/21/2018
    • 06/23/2018
    • Marriott Marquis in San Diego

    AMERICAN ACADEMY OF CLINICAL NEUROPSYCHOLOGY CONFERENCE




    The 2018 AACN conference program is finalized and includes a number of exciting new workshop topics. Stay tuned for details to follow over the coming months.

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