Upcoming Programs

Acceptance Based Approaches for Obesity and Client Weight Concerns
  • Webcast
  •  Sep 21 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  3.0 CE

Clients often present with weight concerns and related distress (e.g., depression, eating disorders, body image concerns, stigma) which are not effectively treated with behavioral weight loss. Self-acceptance-based treatments are emerging to enhance clients' mental and physical health without focusing on weight loss.

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Improving Psychological Assessment Report Writing
  • Webcast
  •  Oct 12 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  3.0 CE

This workshop will focus on strategies and necessary components for writing effective psychological assessment reports, including common pitfalls and problems with many more traditional reports. 

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Solutions for Female Orgasm Problems: Helping Clients Become Cliterate
  • Webcast
  •  Oct 19 '18, 13:00 EDT
  •  3.0 CE

This workshop will overview statistics on the large number of women who have difficulty reaching orgasm with partners, and will outline the cultural and individual reasons for this concern. Accurate information on female sexual anatomy and response will be provided.

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Designing and Reporting Qualitative Clinical Research
  • Webcast
  •  Nov 16 '18, 13:00 EST
  •  3.0 CE

This workshop provides an overview of qualitative methods, with a focus upon the design and publication of clinical research. Attendees will learn about key features of common qualitative methods and epistemological approaches to inquiry.

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Latest On-Demand Programs

Changes in the Aging Brain: The Influence of Positive and Negative Modifiers
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

This workshop will provide an overview of brain changes that are generally associated with aging, including key differences that are associated with some of the most common pathological processes, such as Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia. The impact of age-related brain changes on cognitive functioning and functional abilities will also be discussed.

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Applying Hope to Couple Therapy
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

Workshop attendees will gain tools to implement the empirically supported treatment modality of hope focused couples therapy with couple assessment, key change interventions and case examples. Improving and repairing relational bonds is accomplished by using memorable communication and conflict resolution methods, and FREE (Forgiveness and Reconciliation through Experiencing Empathy), which trains couples in REACH forgiveness—one of the two most investigated forgiveness interventions in psychology.

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Group Delivery of PTSD Treatment with Exposure, Cognitive, and Behavioral Modules
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

Group therapy for PTSD is commonly utilized, however most group protocols are either unstructured or do not parallel the evidence-based (EB) individual treatments of Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Processing Therapy. This 16-week group adheres to EB protocols, while allowing clinicians to combine three interventions.

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Applying Brief Motivational Interviewing in Healthcare Settings: From Engaging to Planning
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

Motivational Interviewing is an evidence-based conversational style that enhances a person’s readiness for positive changes. It has been increasingly used in healthcare settings to help strengthen patients’ sense of importance and confidence in making healthy choices, which can include physical activity, nutrition, medication adherence, appointment attendance, smoking cessation, and use of preventive services.

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Enhancing Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) consisting of exposure and ritual prevention (EX/RP) is a highly effective treatment for individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). However, some patients are not helped by this treatment or experience only a minimal reduction in symptoms. Factors that often interfere with EX/RP include poor treatment adherence, comorbid depression, ruptures in the therapeutic alliance, and impaired insight.

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Keeping Secrets: The Complicated Ethics of Conditional Confidentiality
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

Our Ethics Code allows us to offer only "conditional" confidentiality. But if we do not always protect confidences, how can we “respect the rights of individuals to … confidentiality” (Aspirational Ethical Principle E)? The initial informed consent conversation is our first and best chance to protect confidentiality rights; but clinically, what is the impact of beginning a relationship by warning that we might disclose what we hear?

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Understanding Trauma and Stress Disorders
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

Trauma and Stress Disorders have gained diagnostic ascendency in the DSM-5, distinguishing themselves from the categories of Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders, and Dissociative Disorders. This workshop addresses the distinguishing features of the Trauma and Stress Disorders, and recent developments in relation to their conceptualization, diagnosis, and treatment, including the new APA Treatment Guidelines for PTSD.

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Dual Loyalty in Security Settings; Challenges for Psychologists
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

Working in security settings such as jails, prisons, immigration detention and national security facilities is difficult. In addition to facing concerns about physical safety, psychologists in these settings often face moral and ethical challenges. Dual loyalty is a human rights concept that reflects reality; our mission to care for patients is influenced by our work in a security setting.

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Affirmative Counseling and Psychological Practice With Gender Diverse Clients
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

In this workshop, participants will develop an understanding of the ways in which to work with gender diverse clients in a clinical practice setting. The presenters will ground their discussion in the APA Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People. Special attention will be devoted to traditionally marginalized people including people of color, children, and older adults. 

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Power Dynamics in Intimate and Sexual Relationships
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

This workshop will examine how adults use power—and how we can help clients see and change their dynamics. We’ll discuss how chronic conflict about particular topics, such as parenting, money, or sex, is often an unacknowledged struggle over power. Power struggles can also erupt when couples won’t talk about their contrasting value systems or relationship goals.

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Mindfulness-Based Interventions in the Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

This workshop provides an introduction to mindfulness-based interventions to increase awareness of triggers and automatic reactions in the service of reducing heavy drinking and drug use, as well as the risk of relapse to substance use following treatment. This workshop will include a review of outcomes from three randomized clinical trials of MBRP and our ongoing work using adaptations of MBRP in an outpatient alcohol clinic and a residential treatment facility for individuals with substance use disorder.

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Technology-Based Behavioral Addictions: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
  • On-demand
  •  3.0 CE

The DSM-5 has recently recognized Gambling Disorder as the first-ever behavioral disorder, and included it in its chapter on Substance Related and Other Addictive Disorders. Internet Gaming is included as a Condition for Further Study, with accumulating evidence in support of its future inclusion. Meanwhile, cyber porn, compulsive online shopping, cell phone addiction, Netflix binging, and compulsive social media use have all gained increased attention both in the scientific and professional literatures.

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