ADVANCES IN THE SCIENCE OF PSYCHOTHERAPY:
Diagnosis, Technique and Outcome
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A three day “winter school” in beautiful San Diego, California
This conference is designed to show the latest advances in psychologic diagnosis and state of the art psychotherapy technique of treating common conditions presenting in the office and clinic practice.
Presenters include: Nancy McWilliams (Rutgers), Michael Garrett (SUNY Downstate), Josette ten Have de Labije (Germany, ISTDP), Kristin Osborn (Harvard Medical School), Alana Iglewicz (UCSD) and Robert Neborsky (UCSD)
Topics include: Spectrum of illness/schizoid treatment; advanced CBT for psychosis; application of AB ISTDP with anxiety; working with affect-techniques and resistances; short term therapy of complex bereavement and application of AB ISTDP with personality disorders
4TH ANNUAL CRITICAL ISSUES IN CHILD AND ADOLESCENT MENTAL HEALTH CONFERENCE
MANAGING CHANGE IN A CHANGING WORLD
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Thursday March 21st 5:00 PM- 9:00 PM Dinner Conference
Managing Behavioral Health Problems Across Disciplines: How Can Pediatricians, Therapists and Child Psychiatrists Work Together:
A Multidisciplinary Round Table Discussion of 2 Complex Clinical Cases Exploring Opportunities and Challenges in Providing Collaborative Care
Thursday evening’s dinner conference will focus on the clinical and pragmatic opportunities of integrating and coordinating care across discipline boundary lines, with a specific focus on engaging the primary care providers including the pediatricians and family practitioners in collaborative care discussion with behavioral health providers, including child and adolescent psychiatrists, psychologists and behavioral health therapists. Presentations by academic and clinical leaders in the local community will describe the opportunities and challenges in working jointly in the delivery of behavioral health care of youth and families in California, especially the San Diego region. Following discussion of the models currently in development in the community, the program will engage attendees in small and large group multidisciplinary case-focused dialogues exploring treatment approaches relevant to the care of youth with mood and behavior disorders. The event will be an exceptional opportunity for learning about community resources, for meeting and networking with professionals in other disciplines, and for skill building in support of more effective care for children and youth with behavioral health difficulties. Special focus will be given to the topics of collaborative care, when and who to refer, and optimal utilization of local and regional resources. This is an outstanding opportunity to learn, network and improve quality of care by your active involvement in the discussion of mental health care in a small group setting.
Friday March 22nd 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM All Day Conference
Managing Change in a Changing World
A full day conference of keynotes and break out presentations addressing the stresses and difficulties faced by children and youth and their families in today’s changing and challenging world.
In recognition of the extraordinary changes and challenges faced by youth and families in our rapidly changing world, this year’s Critical Issues in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Conference will offer attendees informed and valuable information to enhance their ability to understand and intervene effectively to address problems within the context of their unique life circumstances. Rooted in a multidisciplinary context and focused on the resources and strategies that can address today’s unique issues, this daylong event will offer keynote and breakout sessions by distinguished local and national experts, to include:
Brandman University – San Diego Campus
7460 Mission Valley Road
San Diego, CA. 92108
Speaker: Daniel Papero, Ph.D. – Senior faculty from the Bowen Center for the Study of the Family (Washington, D.C.)
6.5 CE Credits
Course approved by CPA-OPD (#SOU042) for CA PSY/LCSW/LMFT
Sponsor: Southern CA Education & Training in Bowen Family Systems Theory
Contact: Carolyn Jacobs, Psy.D. (PSY15774)
P: (619) 525-7747
This conference will explore Bowen Theory’s concept of the “emotional system” in the light of current research on emotion and its relevance to family systems theory and psychotherapy.
Upon completion of this training, you will be able to:
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Suicide Therapies That Work
Earn 6.0 Professional CE Hours.
Fri March 29 2019
8:30am - 3:30pm
National University-Spectrum Campus
9388 Lightwave Ave.
San Diego CA 92123
PROGRAM:ALL CALIFORNIA PSYCHOLOGISTS, LCSW'S, AND MFT'S WILL BE REQUIRED TO ATTEND A TRAINING IN SUICIDE THERAPIES BY 2020 OR 2021—THIS OUTSTANDING COURSE MEETS ALL REQUIREMENTS FOR LICENSURE AND RE-LICENSURE! Join internationally-recognized author Dr. Lisa Firestone 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, and activate strategies to minimize the risk of successful lawsuits or sanctions.
FACULTY: Lisa Firestone, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist in Santa Barbara and the Director of Research and Education at The Glendon Association. She is the author of Conquer Your Critical Inner Voice, Creating a Life of Meaning and Compassion and The Self under Siege. Dr. Firestone is a national and international presenter on the topics of suicide and violence as well as couple relationships and parenting.
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UPDATE OF LAWS AFFECTING THE PRACTICE OF PSYCHOLOGY
WITH DAVID LEATHERBERRY, J.D.
Date: Friday, March 29, 2019
Time: 7:30 PM
San Diego Psychoanalytic Center
4455 Morena Blvd., Ste 202
San Diego, CA 92117
SDPC Graduate Members & Fellows: No Charge
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This presentation will cover recent cases and cautionary tales from the preceding year, risk management trends, and an update on changes and developments in state and federal law, including the laws of privacy.
You are cordially invited to join fellow CPA leadership, fellow CPA members, and special legislative guests, at the CPA-PAC Annual Dinner. All proceeds will go to the CPA-PAC, the only organization in California looking out for your professional interests.
What: CPA-PAC Annual Dinner
Ticket Price: $250
Date: Friday, April 5th
Time: 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
If you have any questions please contact Debra Chase, at (916) 286-7979 ext.117 or firstname.lastname@example.org
“YOU SAID WHAT?”: Becoming a Better Supervisor 2019 - 6 CEs
Fri April 5 2019
8:30am – 3:30pm
FACULTY: Carol Falender, Ph.D. is co-author of four books on clinical supervision. a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and Clinical Professor in the UCLA Department of Psychology.
PROGRAM:Competency-based clinical supervision has become an essential component that requires a transformation of practice. In this workshop, participants will learn contemporary models to assess the competence of the supervisee—AND the supervisor.
Earn 6.0 Professional CE Hours for psychologists, LCSWs*, and MFTs.
* LCSWs may need additional training to meet full requirements.
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The UC San Diego Department of Psychiatry’s Community Psychiatry Program is proud to present the 3rd Annual Mental Health Career Fair and Educational Day! Come and learn about the various careers in the mental health field. During this conference, UCSD Community Psychiatry Program will facilitate a supportive experience for students of all backgrounds to gain a better understanding of mental health careers, the education paths required to pursue careers in mental health, and resources available to finance the necessary education paths.Join us for an exciting day of engaging presentations, networking, resource fair, and a complimentary breakfast with keynote speaker. Meet and network with organizations, professionals, distinguished industry and community leaders in the mental health career field!
Each attendee will have the opportunity to network with professionals working in the field such as psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, marriage and family therapists, psychiatric nurses, drug and alcohol counselors, and many more!
Additionally, each attendee will be provided with materials describing financial resources available to them such as current scholarship opportunities, grants, loan repayment programs and more.
The Art & Science of Love Couples Workshop
A Cozy, Intimate Workshop that will transform your relationship!
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A very special and private workshop limited to seven couples and held in a peaceful retreat-style setting in the WindanSea Beach area of scenic La Jolla, California. The brand new Art & Science of Love toolkit will be provided that includes a workbook, playful card decks and more.
April 26th – 28th, 2019
Friday Evening 3:30pm – 7:00pm
Saturday 9:00am – 5:30pm
Sunday 9:00am – 1:00pm
Location: A private retreat location in the WindanSea Beach area of beautiful La Jolla, California. Address and directions will be sent to confirmed attendees
*Note: Once registration is complete, staff will be in contact to ask a few questions prior to the Workshop to gather a little more information. The call will take 5-10 minutes.
What You’ll Learn:
At the workshop, couples learn how to:
The Workshop Program:
When hearing information, we will be seated together in a comfortable living area. When it comes time to do exercises, you may move to special outdoor spots on the patios or garden areas, one of which has an ocean view.
Couples work privately on exercises designed to address the challenges in their relationship. Dr. Stanley is available to support couples one-on-one during exercises. There is no group work, sharing, or public disclosure.
Intensive Couples Therapy: Intensive Couples Therapy sessions will be available before and after the workshop. Please contact Trish Stanley directly at 858-775-9388 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
CEUs: This course meets the qualification for 12 hours of continuing education credit through R. Cassidy Seminars for qualified professionals. The fee is $40.00 and is completed separately after the workshop.
Cancellation policy: If cancellation is made three weeks, or 21 days, before workshop date, a full refund minus a $50 processing fee will be given. After the cut-off date, your registration will be converted to a credit, good for a full year, that you can use to attend future workshops.
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18TH ANNUAL NAMI WALKS/RUNS
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In 2019, we are celebrating 17 years of NAMIWalks, the nation's largest mental health awareness and fundraising event. We invite you to join us for any of our close to 100 community walks. NAMIWalks is a fun, family-friendly event and there is no cost to register.
There are multiple ways you can make a difference with NAMIWalks: as a sponsor, committee member, team captain, team member, individual walker, or volunteer!
INTEGRATED CARE ACROSS THE LIFESPAN
8:00 AM - 4:45 PM
Phone: (858) 534-3940
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This program will examine and promote evidence-based practices for the integration of behavioral health care service competencies into primary care settings across the lifespan. Model national and local programs fostering collaborative care by primary care and behavioral health providers will be described. Strategies to optimize behavioral health care connections and capacities within the primary health care setting will be explored. The program will discuss a number of innovative San Diego based efforts that integrate behavioral health. Special focus will be paid to clinical rationale and outcomes of behavioral integrated model of care.
This program is designed for primary care practitioners, psychiatrists, behavioral health providers, administrators, advocates and others seeking to enhance behavioral health capacity at primary health care settings in their community work settings. The program will also specifically invite medical students, residents and fellows to introduce them to these concepts to adequately prepare them for their future careers.
THE NEUROSCIENCE OF MINDFULNESS-BASED MEDITATION:
AN INTEGRATION OF SCIENCE AND PRACTICE
Dr. Fadel Zeidan, Ph.D.
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$25 discount for SDPA member
The Neuroscience of Mindfulness-Based Meditation workshop is an all day workshop conducted by Dr. Fadel Zeidan and mindfulness-certified teachers at the UCSD Center for Mindfulness. Dr. Zeidan will provide a easily understandable delineation of the neural, physiological and psychological processes supporting mindfulness-based pain relief and health promotion. He will delve into research demonstrating how mindfulness changes the brain, is different from placebo and other meditative practices, and involved processes that are unique and distinct from other mind-body approaches. There will also be section focused on the role of compassion meditation and the corresponding health benefits. We will also teach participants how to practice a spectrum of mindfulness techniques, including breath awareness, vipassana, eating and walking mindfulness, and mindfulness-based compassion. Importantly, these techniques are the same as the ones validated in Dr. Zeidan’s research. Further, participants will learn how to share mindfulness with their patients, clients, and loved ones.
SUPERHERO THERAPY: Building Emotional Resilience Skills by Becoming a Superhero In Real Life!
Earn 6.5 Professional CE Hours.
Fri May 10 2019
8:30am – 4:00pm
FACULTY: Janina Scarlet, Ph.D.,is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, an author, and a full-time geek.
PROGRAM: Popular culture, including superheroes and characters from fantasy and science fiction, has become an important part of American culture. Superhero Therapyincorporates pop culture examples as metaphors for teens and young adult clients who struggle with depression, anxiety, PTSD, eating disorders, addiction disorders, (as well as clients on the autism spectrum) into evidence-based treatments--including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT).
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Law & Ethics 2019: Risk Management in Clinical Practice - 6 CEs
Fri May 17 2019
8:30am - 3:30pm
PROGRAM: THE MOST INFORMATIVE AND ENTERTAINING ETHICS TRAINING ANYWHERE IN CALIFORNIA!
• What exactly is “malpractice”?
• Have the laws and regulations changed since I was licensed? • What exactly is the Tarasoff Warning?
• How do I comply with HIPAA’s new security standards?
• What constitutes “boundary violations”, and what are the risks?
• How should my policies change because of The Patriot Act? • How do I deal with the death of my patient?
• And how does a “Professional Will” help prepare for my own?
FACULTY: Ellen G. Stein, Ph.D., is a forensic and clinical psychologist in practice in San Diego. Dr. Stein is a former Adjunct Professor of Law and Ethics with Alliant International University and Vice Chair of the California Psychological Association’s Ethics Committee .
Earn 6.0 Professional CE Hours. Meets requirements for ethics training for psychologists, LCSWs, MFTs, drug and alcohol counselors (NAADAC), and certified counselors (NBCC).
DIVERSITY IN PARENTING CONFERENCE
Keynote Speaker Dr. Abi Weissman: A Guide to Queer and Trans Parenting: Learn, Support, See, and Refer and the conference is the Diversity in Parenting Conference.
● It’s aimed at mental health and parenting professionals who work with parents and their families!
● There are over 40 speakers of diverse backgrounds and identities (including me!) presenting on topics that families in today’s world are dealing with!
● The conference will be held September 13-14th, 2019 in sunny Southern California (Anaheim, CA to be exact)!
● Over 200 professionals are scheduled to attend this revolutionary conference to grow, learn, network, and embrace diversity in their professional lives!
● Chances to network with local and national companies who work with mental health and parenting professionals in the exhibit hall will be available during the whole event!
Finally, a conference for mental health and parenting professionals that focuses on the diverse ways parents raise children in today’s world.
As professionals who work with families, you know how important it is to provide effective service that is both emotionally supportive and clinically sound. But, how about culturally competent?
For too long you’ve looked for support on how to develop the skills needed to address the various ways that we create families. From the ways we create families to the different ways mental health affects families, you’ve wondered if the professional conference world has just forgotten that professionals want trainings and workshops the see families as uniquely as you do.
Well, you’ve come to the right place. You’ve found the right conference. The Diversity in Parenting Conference was designed to not only address the unique families that you see and help on a daily basis, but it’s giving you this information from the diverse voices that make up the mental health and parenting professional world.
If you’re ready for a revolutionary conference that will help you be the best professional that you can be, then this is the conference you must attend.
NAVY SEAL FOUNDATION IMPACT FORUM 2019
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Contact Us:San Diego Psychological Association4699 Murphy Canyon Rd. Suite 105San Diego, CA 92123
Tami Magaro (Office Manager)
Office (858) 277-1463
Fax (858) 277-1402