Community CE Events

Events included in the list below are CE events produced and accredited by other professionals/associations that may be of interest to SDPA members.

    • 09/30/2019
    • 8:00 AM
    • 10/01/2019
    • 5:00 PM
    • Hilton La Jolla Torrey Pines


    This year’s Navy SEAL Foundation Impact Forum will include presentations from leading experts on how to put scientific facts into practical, everyday use to boost performance and emotional health. We are very excited to share this important forum with members of our Naval Special Warfare community, attending doctors, continuing education professionals and the community at large and we look forward to the positive outcomes it will create for those we serve.

    Registration coming soon

    • 10/21/2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • 10/25/2019
    • 5:30 PM
    • San Diego & Online Streaming



    October 21-25, 2019 
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

    For More information:
    (858) 848-1766

    • 10/26/2019
    • 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Brandman University Campus

    San Diego Bowen Family Systems Theory Conference

    Register Online:

    Saturday, October 26, 2019
    9 AM to 5:00 PM


    Brandman University Campus
    7460 Mission Valley Road
    San Diego. CA. 91910 

    • Conference Presenter: Michael Kerr, M.D., Director Bowen Theory Academy, Director Emeritus Bowen Center for the Study of the Family in D.C.

       Conference Topic: “Applying Natural Systems Thinking at the Cellular, Family, and Societal Levels.”

      Registration Fee: Licensed professionals/others - $200.00; Students/Trainees/Interns - $125.00 (Registration fully refundable by September 27, 2019).

      6.5 CE Credits – Conference approved by CPA – Office of Professional Development to sponsor continuing professional education to California licensed PSY/LMFT/LCSW. (#SOU042) 

      This conference includes four distinct presentations (two theoretical and two clinical) to illustrate the necessity of using natural systems thinking to understand biological and psychological complexity at multiple levels; cellular, family and society.

      This conference is designed to help you:

      1.    Assess a new theory about how cancers develop; TOFT Tissue Organization Field Theory; Relevance to Cancer and Bowen Theory
      2.    Explain how chronic anxiety plays a critical role in the development of all clinical symptoms.
      3.    Apply Bowen’s concept of basic self to assess the level of differentiation in an emotionally challenged individual.
      4.    Contrast Murray Bowen’s concept of emotional fusion in the parent/child relationship with John Bowlby’s description for attachment maladjustment between mother and child.
      5.    Discuss Bowen’s earliest research that led to the development of his concepts of fusion and unresolved emotional attachment.
      6.    Examine a clinical case and discuss the emotional process that can foster the development of psychopathy.
      7.    Explain how the variables in a family emotional process can lead to regression in the individual or the family as well a manifest at the broader level, resulting in Bowen’s concept of societal regression.

      Conference focus influenced in part by the title of Michael Kerr’s new book,Bowen Theory’s Secrets: Revealing the Hidden Life of Families 2019, W.W. Norton (

      Contact Name: Carolyn Jacobs, Psy.D. (PSY15774), Director -  Southern CA Education & Training in Bowen Family Systems Theory

      Contact Phone: 619 525-7747

      Contact Email:;


    • 11/01/2019
    • 8:30 AM
    • 11/02/2019
    • 5:30 PM
    • San Diego and Online Streaming Available

    RESTORATIVE RETELLING:  Victims of Violent Loss

    November 1-2
    8:30 am - 5:30 pm

    Contact for more information

    Violent death by homicide, suicide, accidents, and war are especially vulnerable to physical, mental, and social harm. Restorative Retelling is an evidence-based treatment that understands the complexity of violent loss and addresses it with practical skills.

    • 11/13/2019
    • 11/16/2019
    • Hilton San Diego Bayfront

    The National Academy of Neuropsychology is traveling to San Diego, California for its 39th Annual Conference. Mark your calendar for November 13-16, 2019. This year’s conference theme is Neuropsychology in Transition: Staying Ahead of the Curve. Don’t miss the opportunity earn up to 27 CE credits!

    View the registration book and register today!

Past events

08/25/2019 Community Event - Through the Practice Lens
08/15/2019 Community CE Event - Integrative Medicine for Mental Health Conference
08/10/2019 Community Event - 7th Annual HRC San Diego Gala
08/06/2019 Community CE Event -Mind-Body Bridging for Domestic Violence Offender Treatment
08/01/2019 Community CE Event - Gender Odyssey Conference 2019
07/21/2019 Community Event - Is Suicide Ever Rational?
06/17/2019 Community Event - APsaA Annual Meeting
06/17/2019 Community CE Event - Summer Training Institute 2019
06/14/2019 Community CE Event -Desire to Help in Trying Times: Ethically Responding to Disasters
06/07/2019 SDPA Member CE Event - This is the Talking Cure
05/17/2019 Community Event - 2019 Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast
05/11/2019 Community Event - Equity In Action: Advancing Change Together
05/10/2019 Community CE Event - The Neuroscience of Mindfulness-Based Meditation
05/08/2019 Community Event - The Real Word
05/08/2019 Community Event - Social Trends and Addiction Treatment
03/29/2019 Community Event - Update of Laws Affecting the Practice of Psychology
10/27/2018 Community Event CE Event - LACPA Annual Convention
10/18/2018 Community CE Event - 2018 NLPA Conference
10/01/2018 Community CE Event - Navy SEAL Foundation Impact Forum
09/28/2018 Community CE Event - California Sleep Society Educational
09/22/2018 Community CE Event - Walk to End Alzheimer
09/14/2018 CPA CE Event - Essentials in Clinical Psychopharmacology for Aging Adults
09/13/2018 Community CE Event - Early Childhood Mental Health Conference
09/08/2018 Community CE Event - Seeking Safety
08/10/2018 Community CE Event - Motivational Interviewing
06/27/2018 Community CE Event - ABPsi International Convention
06/21/2018 Community CE Event - AACN
04/28/2018 Community CE Event - #MeTooLGBTQ
04/04/2018 Community CE Event - Male Victims
03/30/2018 Community CE Event - Medical & Healthcare Privacy Breach Compliance
03/24/2018 Community CE Event - Systems Thinking in a Troubled World
03/02/2018 Community CE Event - Brain Injury Rehabilitation
02/10/2018 Community CE Event - The Power of Specificity Theory
01/20/2018 Community CE Event - Motivational Interviewing
01/13/2018 Community CE Event - Treating Borderline Personality Disorder
11/16/2017 Community CE Event - Applying CBT
11/15/2017 Community CE Event - ABCT Eating Disorders
11/14/2017 Community CE Event - Blocks in Addiction
11/06/2017 Community CE Event - Navy SEAL Foundation Impact Forum
11/04/2017 Community CE Event - Child Psychoanalysis
11/03/2017 Community CE Event - Post Traumatic Growth
11/03/2017 Community CE Event - Chronic Adolescent Sexual Abuse
10/28/2017 Community CE Event - The Hidden Life of Families
10/14/2017 Community CE Event - Ethics and Risk Management
10/13/2017 SDPA Member CE Event - MMPI-2
10/13/2017 Community CE Event - Eating Disorders
10/08/2017 Community CE Event - 4th Annual OCPA Convention
09/24/2017 Community CE Event - IVAT Summit
08/18/2017 Community CE Event - Networking, Presentation, Tour
08/04/2017 Community CE Event - Integrating Mind, Body & DBT

Contact Us:
San Diego Psychological Association
4699 Murphy Canyon Rd.  Suite 105
San Diego, CA 92123

Tami Magaro (Office Manager)
(858) 277-1463
Fax (858) 277-1402

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