Upcoming Events

    • 08/22/2017
    • Henderson, Nevada

    SAPAA’s Board of Directors extends you a special invitation to attend our 2017 Annual Conference.  This year marks SAPAA’s 25th anniversary, and our Conference Committee has selected a special theme that highlights this occasion as well as our host location—exciting Las Vegas!   

    The goal of this event continues to be serving our members by providing high quality educational content and networking opportunities, and this year is sure to please.  New for this conference, the General Session schedule offers a few concurrent presentations to allow attendees to customize their learning experience to best suit their needs.  SAPAA’s Training Institute also provides intensive training on topics especially timely to our industry.

    All of SAPAA’s educational sessions are pending CEU approval from the Certification Commission for Drug and Alcohol Program Professionals (CCDAPP).  If you hold a license or certification through a different organization, please contact SAPAA prior to registering to determine if CEU credit may be applicable. 


    • 08/22/2017
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Greensboro, North Carolina

    Finding Comfort Together After The Loss Of A Loved One From Overdose

    The Counseling and Education Center of Hospice and Palliative Care of Greensboro invites you to attend an evening event where you will hear from others who are currently walking the path of grief and healing after the loss of a loved one from overdose


    • 08/23/2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Toledo, Ohio

    Held the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Twice monthly, ongoing grief support group open to any man or woman who has experienced the death of a partner or spouse during their mid-life years.

    • 08/23/2017
    • 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
    • Toledo, Ohio

    Held the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month. Twice monthly, ongoing grief support group open to any man or woman who has experienced the death of a partner or spouse during their mid-life years.

    • 08/25/2017
    • 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
    • Indianapolis, Indiana

    Do you want to create an even safer and compassionate space for children & teens living with grief? These workshops teach an understanding of how children or teens grieve differently than adults and in doses, whether quietly or loudly. With over twenty five years of experience as a former high school teacher and on staff at Brooke’s Place, Carol Braden, LMHC works with professionals and individuals, to better understand grieving children and offers invaluable ways to support them. Certain learning objectives will have more of an emphasis depending on the audience members and the population they serve. See workshop information below regarding continuing education credit, registration fees and workshop location.

    The workshop is also offered on October 6th, 8:30-3:30 (same location). 

    • 08/25/2017
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tulsa, Oklahoma

    During this unique workshop, participants will be introduced to self-care activities that can sustain energy and increase productivity while minimizing the compassion fatigue commonly associated with working in a giving profession. Activities include:

    Drum Circle
    Aromatherapy
    Guided Meditation
    Labyrinths and Mandalas
    Gentle Yoga Sequence
    Sleep Hygine


    • 08/28/2017
    • 08/31/2017
    • Charlotte, Tennessee

    The Training:
    The training will be experiential in nature and will help therapists gain knowledge and skills in treating clients who have experienced trauma and may have symptoms of PTSD. There will be both teaching of concepts and learning practical tools and techniques that therapists can apply in their own practices.

    Who is Invited:
    Any therapist who is interested in learning more about trauma and/or becoming better equipped to work with people who have experienced trauma will be a good fit for this program.

    What is TSP:
    The name Trauma Stage Processing comes from the moments or “stages” experienced during a trauma. Some stages may last only a split second or they may overlap with others. When trauma, either chronic or acute is severe enough, there are enduring characteristics that a person often develops to cope with the way they have come to see the world and themselves. These characteristics correspond to the stages experienced during the original trauma. Trauma Stage Processing helps to illuminate the stage where the person is stuck or is repeating, helps the person see the meaning they have made from that in their life, and to process the stages of the trauma releasing them from its detrimental effects. This processing changes the way the brain stores the material so that rational thinking improves, physiological anxiety releases, and new meaning emerges often bringing a sense of closure to the trauma.


    • 09/07/2017
    • 09/09/2017
    • Sante Fe, New Mexico

    For the last several years, health care providers have been seeing an influx of transgender and intersex people seeking sensitive and appropriate care. This pioneering course will offer cutting-edge perspectives and practical evidence-based principles for working with these patients before, during and after transition. Both national and international experts and clinicians from the Mayo Clinic Transgender and Intersex Specialty Care Clinic will instruct attendees in medical, surgical, psychosocial and legal/ethical issues in transgender and intersex care. Participants will leave with the skills to provide progressive and informed care to this emerging and increasingly 

    • 09/08/2017
    • 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Milwaukee, Wisconson

    Held in collaboration with the Wisconsin Oncology Network (WON), this conference will give you the opportunity to network with collegues from your local community! You'll walk away with fresh perspectives on the evolving healthcare landscape and information to share with your entire multidisciplinary team.

    • 09/12/2017
    • 09/13/2017
    • Charlottesville, Virginia

    Located at the academic medical center’s cancer center and CHF clinic, the Palliative Care Clinic sees both oncology and cardiology patients in all stages of illness:   

    • Co-located oncology program launched in 2001 and expanded to the University of Virginia CHF clinic in 2014 
    • Recipient of a 2012 CMS Innovation Award for improving care for patients with advanced cancer
    • Work with local American Cancer Society and state hospice and palliative care organizations to provide education and promote awareness of palliative care
    • Integrated with home health, hospice agencies and inpatient palliative care team
    • Focus on measurement of patient outcomes in the medical record to identify patients in need of palliative and supportive care and to guide symptom management
    • Expertise in use of databases derived from electronic medical records to promote ongoing quality improvement and to measure metrics of end-of-life resource utilization


    • 09/12/2017
    • 09/13/2017
    • Richmond, Virginia

    VCU Massey Cancer Center can offer attendees:

    • Exposure to very strong interdisciplinary teams in both inpatient and outpatient settings
    • Expertise in marketing palliative care services to oncologists and others
    • An understanding of how to use data analyses to show the need for and impact of palliative care in both inpatient and outpatient settings
    • A concrete plan of action for starting or strengthening an inpatient or outpatient palliative care program
    • Guidance on strategically integrating palliative care, hospice and advance care planning


    • 09/12/2017
    • 09/15/2017
    • Hyannis, Massachusetts

    Total of 3 seminars available; September 12-15th, 13-16th, 14-17th.

    • 09/13/2017
    • 09/15/2017
    • Boston, Massachusetts

    This two-and-one-half-day course is designed to offer physicians, nurses, and allied health professionals essential knowledge and skills to provide high quality palliative care to patients with serious illnesses in a variety of practice settings. It addresses the assessment and management of physical, psychological, social, and spiritual/existential sources of suffering experienced by seriously ill patients and their families. Through plenary sessions and small breakout groups, participants will develop a toolbox of palliative care competencies and will learn from colleagues facing similar practice challenges.

    Sessions will focus on pain and symptom management, serious illness communication, trajectory and prognosis of various oncologic and non-oncologic conditions, bereavement, experience of illness across the life cycle, system-level innovation, and ethical, legal, and practical issues at the end of life. Recent research in palliative care will also be presented.

    Interactive learning formats include: Q&A, panel presentations, small group case-based discussions, communication skills practice, and ask the expert sessions. The course is designed to change both learner competence and performance in practice.


    • 09/13/2017
    • 09/15/2017
    • Jackson, Mississippi
    Join in for this breakthrough Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) Certificate Course to develop core competencies and transform your skills to achieve better therapeutic outcomes, even with your most challenging clients!

    You will be able to utilize concrete strategies that will provide greater healing for your clients who suffer from:
    • Bipolar and depressive related disorders
    • Anger
    • Anxiety disorders
    • PTSD
    • Substance use disorders
    • Personality disorders
    • Suicidality
    • Any many more challenging clients!
    You’ll get effective clinical techniques from Dr. Jeff Riggenbach, trained at the Beck Institute of Cognitive Therapy. He will teach you how to master the art of applying CBT to a variety of clinical populations. Join him for this revolutionary experience as he reveals the latest advances in CBT to get the skills you need to succeed!

    Through case studies, interactive discussions, role-plays, and reproducible handouts, you will take away practical CBT strategies to use immediately with any client. Leave this certificate course armed with tools you can use in your very next session.


    • 09/14/2017
    • 09/16/2017
    • Seattle, Washington

    The Mayo Clinic Opioid Conference: Evidence, Clinical Considerations and Best Practice 2017 aims to highlight the shift in guidelines and public concern regarding the use of opioids in medical practice and provides the most up-to-date information regarding the appropriate indication for opioids in clinical practice. Topics cover the basics of opioids, evidence-based guidelines for opioids, medication monitoring, tapering and legal considerations. In addition, the course covers a broad range of issues, including opioid addiction and difficult patient conversations and guidelines to standardize the practice of opioid prescribing.

    Medical providers including nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, physicians, addiction experts, pharmacists and others may benefit from this multidisciplinary review and update of opioid management.

    This course includes lectures by experts in the field of pain medicine and opioid management, panel discussions, and question-and-answer sessions.


    • 09/15/2017
    • Parkville, Missouri

    Camp Carousel is a weekend retreat for grieving families with school-aged children and teens. It begins Friday evening, September 15 and ends Sunday afternoon, September 17. Camp Carousel is open to the community.

    • 09/15/2017
    • 09/16/2017
    • Overland Park, KS

    This workshop will provide an overview of play therapy methods and techniques in the treatment of adolescents and groups.  The workshop will also discuss cultural issues in play therapy.

    Learning Objectives

    1. The workshop will provide an overview of techniques and strategies to apply play therapy with adolescents.
    2. The workshop will provide an overview of group play therapy planning and techniques.
    3. The workshop will provide an overview of the implications of culture in play therapy.


    • 09/15/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Atlanta, Georgia

    This in-person workshop focuses on the theoretical and clinical advances in psychotherapy within the trauma-based, self-psychology, developmental psychopathology, and attachment disorders perspectives. The topics are primarily oriented to improving clinicians' skills with patients presenting with depression, anxiety, relationship and life-interfering behaviors, eating disorders, paraphilias or sexual disorders and addictions.

    • 09/15/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Bowie, Maryland
    Join child/adolescent behavioral expert, Jay Berk, PhD, and learn how to best manage the students at your school diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder (ODD), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), mood disorders, anxiety and depression. You will walk away with concrete, yet practical, strategies to successfully intervene with their serious behavioral issues, such as:
    • Anger and outbursts
    • Cutting and self-injury
    • Defiance
    • Impulsivity
    • Sensory issues
    • Meltdowns and tantrums
    • Obsessive compulsive
    • Truancy
    • Rigidity
    • Electronic addiction


    • 09/15/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Atlanta, Georgia

    This in-person workshop focuses on the theoretical and clinical advances in psychotherapy within the trauma-based, self-psychology, developmental psychopathology, and attachment disorders perspectives. The topics are primarily oriented to improving clinicians' skills with patients presenting with depression, anxiety, relationship and life-interfering behaviors, eating disorders, paraphilias or sexual disorders and addictions.

    • 09/16/2017
    • 09/20/2017
    • San Diego, California

    Focusing on Care, Compliance and Quality, three of the most important aspects for hospice providers today, experience a unique blend of keynotes, concurrent sessions, preconference learning and networking opportunities all grounded in the philosophy of the interdisciplinary organization. You’ll engage with colleagues from across the country as you learn about new approaches, successful models and innovations that will advance your professional practice and help strengthen your organization.

    At IDC17, attendees can explore a variety of tracks:

    Community-Based Palliative Care

    Interdisciplinary Leadership

    Medical Care

    Quality

    Regulatory

    Supportive Care​


    • 09/16/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM
    • San Antonio, Texas

    Easily fulfill the 60-question Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA), formerly SAM, with this one-day session that meets your ABFM’s Family Medicine Certification Self-Assessment Activities requirement.

    • Review 60 core competency questions with experienced family physician faculty, and decide the best answer with your colleagues.
    • The AAFP reports your answers directly to the ABFM on your behalf.
    • Approved for up to 8 AAFP Prescribed credits.

    Learning Objectives

    Upon completion of this KSA, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge in:

    • General principles of pain management
    • Legal/psychosocial aspects of pain management
    • Management of pain in cancer and terminal illness
    • Pharmacologic treatment of pain


    • 09/18/2017
    • 09/19/2017
    • Manchester, New Hampshire

    You’re getting good outcomes with your trauma survivor clients – but what if you could do even better?

    Studies show there are 4 major factors that make trauma treatment work. If you accomplish these 4 things, your clients will heal.

    Trauma treatment is that simple. It’s not easy – but it’s simple.

    Based on 25 years of break-through research, this two day conference will revolutionize the way you work with trauma survivors.

    After completing the conference, you’ll be able to double your outcomes by incorporating these factors into whatever treatment modality you’re using – and we’ll walk you through exactly how to do it.

    Joy, peace, purpose, and love are available to every single human being - when we, as clinicians, can help our clients effectively, we can end their suffering.

    • 09/18/2017
    • 09/20/2017
    • San Diego, California

    The Interdisciplinary Conference’s robust educational program will help providers and professionals realize these learning objectives; 

    Expand and improve community‐based palliative care programs;

    Advance the function and practice of interdisciplinary teams;

    Enhance the quality of evidence‐based, ethical, effective and efficient medical care;

    Measure the quality of care, services and the systems that provide it;

    Ensure regulatory compliance;

    Highlight innovative and advanced approaches for psychosocial, spiritual and bereavement care;

    Participate in self‐care opportunities;

    Strengthen networking, discussion and sharing among hospice and palliative care professionals.


    • 09/20/2017

    Every day social workers and counselors work with clients whose long-term suffering, whether from physical, mental, emotional, or spiritual distress, is deeply affecting their quality of life. Families and loved ones may be affected as well.

    Infuse your talent reserves with new or refreshed knowledge from the CSU Institute for Palliative Care’s fully online course, Critical Skills for Social Workers and Counselors. Conducted in a cohort, students enrolled in this course are led by a qualified instructor, and have the opportunity to meet and interact with peers and colleagues from all over the nation and in widely diverse practice settings.


    • 09/20/2017
    • 09/22/2017
    • Minneapolis, Minnesota

    What You Will Gain from Training with the PCLC at Fairview

    Fairview can offer attendees:

    In-depth understanding of the consult team care model, including staffing, roles, training, management and integration within the existing organizational structure

    Hands-on experience with the cost avoidance model, which documents the financial impact of palliative care from the hospital perspective

    Educational programming in clinical palliative care to enhance the skill level of all clinicians and the effectiveness of consult teams


    • 09/20/2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

    The Iowa Academy of Family Physicians is pleased to bring you this series in partnership with the American Cancer Society and supported in part by the Iowa Cancer Consortium and the Iowa Department of Public Health. The webinar is free to attend. To view more details or to register, visit www.iaafp.org/cancer.

    • Briefly describe common chronic and late effects of pediatric cancer treatment.
    • Describe importance of the primary care provider.
    • List 3 resources/referrals for common chronic and late effects.

    + GOOGLE CALENDAR+ ICAL EXPORT


    • 09/21/2017
    • 09/22/2017
    • Columbus, Ohio

    What You Will Gain from Training with the PCLC at Mount Carmel

    Mount Carmel can offer attendees:

    Access to three hospital palliative care programs in distinct settings within a health system

    Expertise in utilizing databases to capture and track key palliative care clinical and financial measures

    Ideas for staffing a palliative care program that operates across the continuum, including two hospitals and a community program

    Instruction on how to bill for physician/NP encounters correctly, efficiently and effectively

    Information on the successful integration of palliative care with hospital-wide quality-improvement initiatives

    A model that effectively integrates hospital, hospice and long term care, through the palliative care consult service

    Demonstration of Clinical Rounding and IDT processes; visit and tour the dedicated Palliative Care Unit at one of the hospitals


    • 09/21/2017
    • 09/22/2017
    • Burlington, Vermont

    You’re getting good outcomes with your trauma survivor clients – but what if you could do even better?

    Studies show there are 4 major factors that make trauma treatment work. If you accomplish these 4 things, your clients will heal.

    Trauma treatment is that simple. It’s not easy – but it’s simple.

    Based on 25 years of break-through research, this two day conference will revolutionize the way you work with trauma survivors.

    After completing the conference, you’ll be able to double your outcomes by incorporating these factors into whatever treatment modality you’re using – and we’ll walk you through exactly how to do it.

    Joy, peace, purpose, and love are available to every single human being - when we, as clinicians, can help our clients effectively, we can end their suffering.

    • 09/22/2017
    • 09/23/2017
    • Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

    This two-day workshop covers the integration of "parts" or ego state practice with a trauma-informed phase model from a highly relational perspective.

    The workshop has evolved from Andrew’s work as an EMDR consultant and trainer, during which Andrew realized the crucial need for ego state competence when working with trauma and dissociation (this workshop will NOT address extreme forms of dissociation, viz., DDNOS and DID).

    This workshop is available to Clinicians without EMDR training.

    12 EMDRIA approved CEU's are available.

    This is a 2 day training workshop.

    Participants will learn:

    • theories of dissociation
    • traditions of "parts" work
    • recognition of and contact with parts
    • how to develop resources with parts
    • how to achieve internal collaboration
    • how to resolve internal blaming
    • to work with negative introjects
    • steps in attachment repair via parts work
    • problem solving internal blocks
    • Integrating a trauma-informed approach with parts work​


    • 09/22/2017
    • 09/25/2017
    • Bozeman, Montana

    THE SE PROFESSIONAL TRAINING IS A DYNAMIC CONTINUING EDUCATION CERTIFICATE PROGRAM DESIGNED TO SUPPORT YOU IN MAKING A PROFOUND DIFFERENCE WITH THOSE SUFFERING FROM TRAUMA OR CHRONIC STRESS.

    • 09/22/2017
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Life is full of circumstances that evoke the grief experience. Whether due to addiction, bankruptcy, disability, divorce or infertility, grief may take a form that society does not readily recognize. Join us as we discuss the importance of assisting clients as they identify life losses and process what impact grief has on their lives. 

    Learning objectives:

    • Identify five types of ambiguous losses
    • Increase understanding of specific life losses and the unique challenges they create
    • Identify techniques for supporting families in various circumstances
    • Learn therapeutic activities that reinforce a client’s understanding of grief in the midst of life loss.

    Presenter: Joanna Majka, LPC


    • 09/22/2017
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Join us for this interactive workshop as we explore the unique experience of anticipatory grief.  This workshop will allow participants to better understand how such an experience impacts a grieving family.  Learn ways to support both children and adult who are facing the impending loss of a loved one.

    Learning Objectives:

    • Define anticipatory grief and mourning
    • Identify the unique complexities of the anticipatory loss experience
    • Discuss both the positive and negative effects of this anticipation
    • Learn therapeutic interventions and strategies to use with grieving families

    Presenter: Patty Poston, LCSW

    2 CE Credits

    Our workshops have been reviewed and approved by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, LPC/LMFT Licensing Board and the State of Oklahoma Board of Licensed Social Workers (provider #20170014). All ticket sales are final. No refunds. Ticket sales end 24 hours before event, no entry without advance purchase. When requested in advance, ticket purchase price may be used toward attendance at another training event in the same calendar year if available.


    • 09/26/2017
    • 09/27/2017
    • Lexington, Kentucky

    Bluegrass can offer attendees:

    Access to three distinct hospice-led, hospital palliative care programs, as well as long term care, home health care and outpatient programs

    Insight into cultivating strong relationships between hospices and local hospitals

    Tips on serving a largely rural population

    Financial and logistical information on adding palliative care to existing hospice services

    Palliative care billing information for hospices, hospitals and physician practices

    Information on staffing hospital palliative care programs using both hospice and hospital resources

    Concrete plan of action for hospices starting or strengthening a hospital-based palliative care program

    Extensive experience cultivating community-based partnerships

    Strategic plan for implementing palliative care in long term care, home care and outpatient settings


    • 09/27/2017
    • 09/28/2017
    • UCSF, San Francisco, California


    What You Will Gain from Training with the PCLC at UCSF

    UCSF can offer attendees:

    Demonstrated success in teaching and mentoring all types of institutions, whether large or small, academic or non-academic, from all regions of the country

    Assistance in developing a concrete, customized action plan for instituting a hospital palliative care program, including developing cost of care and other data to support such an initiative

    Unique insight regarding a hospitalist-led palliative care program

    Experience teaching palliative care tenets and skills to medical students, residents and hospital staff

    Guidance about integrating palliative care in the ICU environment and how to market palliative care services throughout other departments

    Assessment tools, protocol orders, data collection instruments, journal articles and chapters on clinical palliative care edited by the UCSF team

    Experience developing an inpatient "swing-bed" palliative care unit


    • 09/27/2017
    • 09/29/2017
    • New Hyde Park, New York

    A health system-based palliative care service providing care to patients at Northwell Health's outpatient clinics, in patient homes, at the Stern Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation and through targeted services in long term care settings:

    • In partnership with the system’s inpatient palliative care services, provides care to patients at NSLIJ’s outpatient clinics, in patient homes, at the Stern Center for Extended Care and Rehabilitation and through targeted services in long term care settings 
    • Pioneers in transitioning to shared savings and capitation payment models for palliative care
    • Experience training palliative care professionals in leadership skills, including program financing
    • Provides patient services in either a co-management or primary care role 
    • Certified clinical specialists integrating palliative care practice across the system by training clinical teams in core palliative care skills 
    • Uses telemedicine to extend clinical services to patients in the home


    • 09/28/2017
    • 09/29/2017
    • Omaha, Nebraska

    Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is an empirically validated approach for working with mental health, chemical dependency, and complex co-morbidity. Designed to empower clients to establish mindfulness, distress tolerance, emotional regulation, and interpersonal effectiveness, DBT assists clinicians in treating clients with emotional problems, suicidal, self-harm, and self-sabotaging urges and behaviors, and challenging interpersonal styles.

    Attend this 2-day conference and receive a detailed understanding and foundation of the skills of Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as applied to clients with mental health and chemical dependency issues. Going beyond symptom management, these skills are designed to improve functioning to build satisfying lives.

    This conference explores DBT’s theoretical basis, specific DBT interventions, and how to teach skills in individual and group settings. Familiarity with these skills and techniques along with experiential exercises will enhance your clinical skills and professional development.

    Guided by the latest research and policy in evidence-based practices, this course teaches that clinical process and content of DBT from theory to practice. Going beyond prescriptive applications, this conference shows you how to use essentials such as validation, dialectical strategies, communication styles, and the best ways of changing behaviors in order to effectively balance acceptance and change with your clients. Complete with education on user-friendly diary cards and chain analysis protocols, you will leave this seminar with increased DBT competency as well as many new tools including client worksheets to bring to your clinical practice.

    • 10/03/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Bowie, Maryland

    “Sometimes, I wish it was me who died ..”, “I feel guilty for so many things ..”, “Don’t expect me to be fine overnight ..”, “Our family should be getting closer but it feels like we’re growing apart .., “I’m hurting and it seems like you don’t care …”.

    The voices of these and other bereaved clients will come to life in this creative workshop where you begin to see the world through the eyes of a person experiencing deep loss. Drawing on her years of experience as a bereavement counselor, Dr. Sirrine weaves unforgettable case stories of bereaved children, adolescents, and adults with creative intervention strategies for a workshop unlike anything you’ve ever attended.

    Though a combination of interactive demonstrations and experiential activities, you will leave this workshop with over 25 concrete intervention techniques that will forever change your clinical practice. Passionate about her clinical work, Dr. Sirrine brings a “tool-kit” of her favorite therapeutic strategies and interventions so you can easily develop your own following the training.

    • 10/06/2017
    • 10/07/2017
    • Chelsea, Michigan

    A high percentage of clients in outpatient treatment and a higher percentage of inpatients report histories of neglect, trauma, and/or attachment failure. In addition to being diagnosed with PTSD, this client population often presents as affectively dysregulated, chronically depressed, exhibiting symptoms of bipolar disorder, anxiety disorders, and borderline or other personality disorders. Level I of The Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Training Program in Affect Regulation, Attachment, and Trauma equips therapists to better understand the symptoms and issues of these challenging client populations and to work with them in a more effective way. With a better understanding of the presenting problems of these clients and equipped with interventions that speak directly to how their issues are driven by the body and the nervous system, students will be able to directly impact the direction of treatment not only for these client populations but also in their practice settings.

    The Level I Training presents simple, body-oriented interventions for tracking, naming, and safely exploring trauma-related, somatic activation, creating new competencies and restoring a somatic sense of self. Students will learn effective, accessible interventions for identifying and working with disruptive somatic patterns, disturbed cognitive and emotional processing, and the fragmented sense of self experienced by so many traumatized individuals. Techniques are taught within a phase-oriented treatment approach, focusing first on stabilization and symptom reduction. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy can be easily and effectively integrated into psychodynamic, cognitive-behavioral, and EMDR-focused treatments.

    This Training consists of approximately 80 contact hours.


    • 10/06/2017
    • 10/07/2017
    • South Las Vegas, Nevada

    This is a two-day comprehensive symposium that will feature interactive case presentations with a panel of experts weighing in on pivotal treatment issues as well as taking questions from the audience. These sessions will highlight standard of care, new treatments, side effects of treatment, as well as any pertinent clinical issues of a specific diagnosis.The interactive case presentations topics will be: Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, and Chronic Lymphoid Leukemia. 

    The second day of the symposium will have didactic sessions to address updates in: Acute and Chronic Myeloid Leukemia, Myeloproliferative Neoplasms, Myelodysplastic Syndromes, Acute Myeloid Leukemia, Acute and Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia, Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia, BMT Updates in 2017, Palliative Care, and Infectious Disease issues in this population.


    • 10/07/2017
    • 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Atlanta, Georgia

    Easily fulfill the 60-question Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA), formerly SAM, with this one-day session that meets your ABFM’s Family Medicine Certification Self-Assessment Activities requirement.

    • Review 60 core competency questions with experienced family physician faculty, and decide the best answer with your colleagues.
    • The AAFP reports your answers directly to the ABFM on your behalf.
    • Approved for up to 8 AAFP Prescribed credits.


    • 10/08/2017
    • 7:30 AM
    • 10/10/2017
    • 3:00 PM
    • Chicago, Illinois

    Physicians and healthcare providers who provide  preventive, acute and chronic disease-based care for infants, children, adolescents, and young adults need an interdisciplinary update in the latest strategies for providing timely and effective evidence-based diagnosis and management plans for multiple aspects of pediatric and adolescent health.  

    • 10/10/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Oklahoma City, OK

    Complete this training program with a brand new toolkit of skills, interventions, and principles for rapid success with traumatized clients. Join Dr. Rhoton and learn the standard of care for treatment in the field of traumatic stress – and its key ingredients. Implement evidence-based treatment protocols and interventions for establishing safety, desensitizing and reprocessing trauma memories, metabolizing and resolving grief/loss and finally, assisting clients in reconnecting to lives full of hope, connection and achievement.

    Dr. Rhoton has a mission in his professional life to improve the quality of people’s lives, and increase the likelihood that individuals and families will get more satisfaction out of their primary relationships. To this end he has dedicated the last 20 years to understanding and treating physical, emotional and psychological trauma. Repeatedly he has seen the impact on people who adapt to their experience in such devastating ways, often shattering their sense of security, making them feel helpless and vulnerable in a dangerous world. This workshop will help you address those symptomatic and painful adaptations that people make which are interfering with their lives and families.

    • 10/11/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Tulsa, Oklahoma

    Complete this training program with a brand new toolkit of skills, interventions, and principles for rapid success with traumatized clients. Join Dr. Rhoton and learn the standard of care for treatment in the field of traumatic stress – and its key ingredients. Implement evidence-based treatment protocols and interventions for establishing safety, desensitizing and reprocessing trauma memories, metabolizing and resolving grief/loss and finally, assisting clients in reconnecting to lives full of hope, connection and achievement.

    Dr. Rhoton has a mission in his professional life to improve the quality of people’s lives, and increase the likelihood that individuals and families will get more satisfaction out of their primary relationships. To this end he has dedicated the last 20 years to understanding and treating physical, emotional and psychological trauma. Repeatedly he has seen the impact on people who adapt to their experience in such devastating ways, often shattering their sense of security, making them feel helpless and vulnerable in a dangerous world. This workshop will help you address those symptomatic and painful adaptations that people make which are interfering with their lives and families.

    • 10/12/2017
    • 10/14/2017
    • Cody, Wyoming

    Schedule Highlights:

    Keynote Speaker: Marlise Lonn PhD

    (UW Alumni) from Bowling Green State University

    Supporting Diversity:

    Empowering Emerging Leaders

    “Enhancing diversity, incorporating advocacy, and strengthening voices from a variety of cultures and contexts serves to advance the profession.”

    And

    David Kaplan PhD

    CPO American Counseling Association

    “Deep Dive Ethics”


    • 10/13/2017
    • 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Grand Junction, Colorado

    The presentation begins with an overview of contemporary work on complicated grief, then explores strategies to support people experiencing complicated forms of grief. This program is recommended for health and social service clinicians and others working in hospice, palliative care, counseling, hospital, nursing home, funeral home or faith community.

    This educational program combines presentations by experts with video, discussion and additional complimentary learning materials. The program is two hours, with an additional 30 minute post-program discussion required for CE credits.

    Each program includes 30 minute local panel discussion of neighborhood issue/concerns about complicated grief


    • 10/13/2017
    • 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    • Grand Junction, Colorado

    The presentation begins with an overview of contemporary work on complicated grief, then explores strategies to support people experiencing complicated forms of grief.  This program is recommended for health and social service clinicians and others working in hospice, palliative care, counseling, hospital, nursing home, funeral home or faith community.


    • 10/14/2017
    • 10/15/2017
    • Indianola, Iowa

    At Camp Amanda the Panda, children (Kindergarten and above), teens and adults find a place of comfort and support as they connect with others who have experienced the death of a loved one. Together, with the companionship of trained volunteer camp counselors, campers gather to honor, remember, learn, and grow in their grief journey. Campers are grouped with peers their own age and enjoy an overnight at the scenic Camp Wesley Woods in Indianola, Iowa. Amanda the Panda camp counselors and volunteers lead the campers through age-appropriate activities that focus on remembrance and healing.


    • 10/15/2017
    • 10/17/2017
    • Long Beach, California

    Registration is now open for the 2017 Home Care and Hospice Conference and Expo. Spend quality time with leaders, educators, and providers in sunny Long Beach, California, as you explore this year’s theme, Q3: Quality of Care. Quality at Work. Quality at Home.

    You’ll hear from an incredible group of speakers and educators who will delve deep into the issues you face daily. Leave empowered and inspired! There will be multiple networking opportunities, more than 50 hours of home care and hospice-specific education, and the Expo – the industry’s largest marketplace for buyers and sellers.


    • 10/18/2017
    • 10/20/2017

    The UAMS Office of Continuing Education designates this live activity for a maximum of 19.5 AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
    A maximum of 
    19.9 nurse continued education credits has been approved. Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s commission on Accreditation.  
    Other discipline CE approval is pending. 

    • 10/18/2017
    • 10/20/2017
    • Little Rock, Arkansas

    We are excited to announce a great preconference palliative care day focused on educating on difficult advance care planning, family & patient discussions, and techniques to utilize when caring for those with serious illness. A large portion of the day will include ethical considerations. 
    GREAT EDUCATION FOR ANYONE CARING FOR AND/OR ASSISTING IN NAVIGATING OR CASE MANAGING FOR THOSE WITH SERIOUS ILLNESS!

    • 10/19/2017
    • 10/20/2019
    • Alexandria, Virginia

    The 2017 ASCO Program Directors' Retreat will be held at ASCO Headquarters on Thursday, October 19 and Friday, October 20, 2017.

    The Retreat has been developed to expand the knowledge of program directors by exposing them to best practices and enabling them to share information with other program directors and medical education professionals. The Retreat will provide concrete, real-life examples and templates to be used by program directors. This program is critical to providing resources for busy program directors and associate program directors who do not have the time to individually develop all of the tools needed to satisfy the ACGME program requirements.


    • 10/20/2017
    • 10/22/2017
    • Columbus, Ohio or Cortland, Ohio

    Our Part I trainings have a tendency to fill quickly, often 2-3 months in advance. We generally post when there are 5 spots or less available as our policy for registration is strictly first come, first serve.

    • 10/22/2017
    • 10/24/2017
    • St. Louis, Missouri

    The conference is designed to assist health care professionals in understanding the health care issues when treatment changes from curative to palliative care.  Palliative care focuses on comfort and quality of life rather than cure and prolongation of life.   Palliative care is the foundation of hospice services, however the principles are applicable to any setting where care is being provided to the terminally ill.

    • 10/24/2017
    • 10/25/2017
    • Princeton, New Jersey

    If you’ve heard of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing), you know it works to heal trauma and you want to know more, this workshop is for you! Attend this unique workshop and learn essential information you need to know about EMDR.

    Dr. Elaine Strid, EMDR-Trained Therapist, will first teach you about EMDR and the neurobiology of how EMDR can change the brain. Then she will do a complete live demonstration or a video in the room so you can see EMDR in action!

    In this unique EMDR workshop, you will understand the benefit of EMDR and the impact it can have on your clinical work. You will also learn the 8 stages of EMDR Therapy and have more than three hours of practice time with some of the foundational EDMR skills.

    Dr. Strid hears often from fellow trauma clinicians that they do a great job working with clients to cope better with trauma; however, clients claim that they feel “filthy and powerless” about themselves. Elaine will show you how EMDR can help clients move forward to truly heal from the inside out and how to live a fulfilling life again.

    • 10/26/2017
    • 10/27/2017
    • Albuquerque, New Mexico

    A health system-based palliative care program serving adult patients in home, assisted living and office settings:

    • Oversees interdisciplinary palliative care across the continuum of care, including home and office-based practices
    • Integrated with an inpatient palliative care team, home health and hospice services
    • Innovative program offering Palliative Care in primary care clinics, as well as in specialty settings
    • Demonstrates a shared model of care in offering palliative services as part of a House Calls and Hospital at Home practice
    • Serves patients in urban, suburban and rural environments
    • Partnership with Albuquerque Ambulance and community services organizations to provide continuous coverage and optimal care transitions 
    • Experience in using health system data to identify potential patients; expertise in clinical documentation in the Epic environment
    • Deep experience with new palliative care payment models including a shared capitation arrangement with the system’s health plan, as well as expertise in optimizing fee for service billing
    • Rigorous onboarding and training program for new program staff


    • 10/27/2017
    • 10/29/2017
    • Sante Fe, New Mexico

    In this course, participants will learn advanced clinical approaches to diagnosing and differentiating clinical presentations of anxiety, depression, bipolar, and personality disorders. Differential diagnosis will be emphasized, and decision-making about treatment with medications and/or psychotherapies, and which specific ones, will be discussed in detail. The presentation will be very interactive, and consistently clinical and related to concrete cases. Emphasis will be placed on a little understood and used approach: the existential/humanistic methods of psychotherapy. The overall approach will be an integrated way of thinking about mental health practice that goes beyond simplicities of DSM definitions, FDA-indication based use of drugs and eclectic psychotherapies. A more integrative approach will be offered that is scientific without being reductionistic and humanistic without being vague.

    • 10/27/2017
    • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Grand Junction, Colorado

    This FREE training will equip nursing home (skilled and long-term) and assisted living staff…. to fully and effectively implement the new Colorado MOST. Training qualifies for Medicaid billing. By completing the training, attendees will be able to:

    Accurately describe the MOST program to other facility staff, residents and families, and EMS service partners;

    Develop or revise policies around MOST form completion and compliance to conform to Colorado law and best practice recommendations;

    Effectively conduct the “MOST conversation” with residents and families to elicit value-based, accurate choices on key treatments and goals;

    Fulfill process requirements for ensuring MOST compliance through admissions, transfers, and discharge;

    Update policies and procedures around changes in the Proxy Decision Maker for Health Care process following new legislative revisions.

    For EMS: Understand the regulatory authority for the MOST and your responsibilities in the MOST process.

    This training will qualify providers to bill Medicare and Medicaid for MOST counseling.

    Who should attend?

    Skilled Nursing Facilities, Nursing Home, Assisted Living Residence facility administrators

    Directors of Nursing and RNs

    Facility social workers

    Long-term care medical directors

    Geriatricians and family practice physicians and PAs/NPs

    EMS service providers

    EMS educators

    Instructors for the session are Colorado Advance Directives Consortium members Dyann Walt, Senior Case Manager Supervisor, Adult Services, Mesa County Department of Human Services, and Erica Eng, Director of Patient Experience, Grand Junction Community Hospital and Mary Watson, HopeWest Community Projects.


    • 10/27/2017
    • 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • Grand Junction, Colorado

    This FREE training will equip nursing home (skilled and long-term) and assisted living staff…. to fully and effectively implement the new Colorado MOST.  Training qualifies for Medicaid billing. By completing the training, attendees will be able to:

    • Accurately describe the MOST program to other facility staff, residents and families, and EMS service partners;
    • Develop or revise policies around MOST form completion and compliance to conform to Colorado law and best practice recommendations;
    • Effectively conduct the “MOST conversation” with residents and families to elicit value-based, accurate choices on key treatments and goals;
    • Fulfill process requirements for ensuring MOST compliance through admissions, transfers, and discharge;
    • Update policies and procedures around changes in the Proxy Decision Maker for Health Care process following new legislative revisions.
    • For EMS: Understand the regulatory authority for the MOST and your responsibilities in the MOST process.
    • This training will qualify providers to bill Medicare and Medicaid for MOST counseling.


    • 10/28/2017
    • 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM

    Easily fulfill the 60-question Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA), formerly SAM, with this one-day session that meets your ABFM’s Family Medicine Certification Self-Assessment Activities requirement.

    • Review 60 core competency questions with experienced family physician faculty, and decide the best answer with your colleagues.
    • The AAFP reports your answers directly to the ABFM on your behalf.
    • Approved for up to 8 AAFP Prescribed credits.


    • 10/28/2017
    • 1:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Phoenix, Arizona

    At the end of this course, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge in pathophysiology, diagnosis, acute management, chronic management, rehabilitation, and prevention.

    You will gain the skills to:

    • Take a history for a cerebrovascular disease case.
    • Perform a physical examination for a cerebrovascular disease case.
    • Perform a laboratory evaluation for a cerebrovascular disease case.
    • Manage care for cerebrovascular disease.


    • 10/29/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM

    Easily fulfill the 60-question Knowledge Self-Assessment (KSA), formerly SAM, with this one-day session that meets your ABFM’s Family Medicine Certification Self-Assessment Activities requirement.

    • Review 60 core competency questions with experienced family physician faculty, and decide the best answer with your colleagues.
    • The AAFP reports your answers directly to the ABFM on your behalf.
    • Approved for up to 8 AAFP Prescribed credits.


    • 11/01/2017
    • 11/04/2017
    • (Lake Buena Vista) Orlando, Floria

     Improve patient care while learning the latest required emergency care updates. Acquire best practices on relevant clinical topics, including smoking cessation strategies, sleep apnea and heart disease, peripheral arterial disease, and more.

    • 11/01/2017
    • 11/04/2017
    • Orlando, Florida

     Improve patient care while learning the latest required emergency care updates. Acquire best practices on relevant clinical topics, including smoking cessation strategies, sleep apnea and heart disease, peripheral arterial disease, and more.

    • 11/01/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Manchester, New Hampshire

     Caring for patients with end stage disease requires extreme sensitivity, deep compassion, and extraordinary knowledge. In order to deliver expert, holistic care, healthcare professionals need to have a toolbox full of new interventions to promote quality of life. 

    Each particular end stage disease has unique complexities for the patient, the family, and the healthcare professional - and this seminar will cover specific strategies for caring for these patients. 

    Did you know that a patient seeking a liver transplant can be on hospice care while waiting? We will discuss how this is done. 

    What can we do for patients with COPD who's seemingly only solution for an exacerbation is a visit to the ER? We have an intervention for this. 

    How can we keep costs down without sacrificing patient care? We’ll give you the latest strategies, proven successful in practice. 

    It's time to think outside the box

    Walk away from this seminar with new tools for quality support - and care when there is no cure.

    • 11/02/2017
    • 11/03/2017
    • Mount Laurel, New Jersey

    You’re getting good outcomes with your trauma survivor clients – but what if you could do even better? 

    Studies show there are 4 major factors that make trauma treatment work. If you accomplish these 4 things, your clients will be more likely to heal. 

    Trauma treatment is simple. It’s not easy – but it’s simple. 

    Based on 25 years of break-through research, this two day conference will revolutionize the way you work with trauma survivors. 

    After completing the conference, you’ll be able to improve your outcomes by incorporating these factors into whatever treatment modality you’re using – and we’ll walk you through exactly how to do it. 

    Joy, peace, purpose, and love are available to every single human being – when we, as clinicians, can help our clients effectively, we can help end their suffering. 

    • 11/03/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Tampa, Florida

    This in-person workshop focuses on the theoretical and clinical advances in psychotherapy within the trauma-based, self-psychology, developmental psychopathology, and attachment disorders perspectives. The topics are primarily oriented to improving clinicians' skills with patients presenting with depression, anxiety, relationship and life-interfering behaviors, eating disorders, paraphilias or sexual disorders and addictions.

    • 11/03/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Tampa, Florida

    This in-person workshop focuses on the theoretical and clinical advances in psychotherapy within the trauma-based, self-psychology, developmental psychopathology, and attachment disorders perspectives. The topics are primarily oriented to improving clinicians' skills with patients presenting with depression, anxiety, relationship and life-interfering behaviors, eating disorders, paraphilias or sexual disorders and addictions.

    • 11/04/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Rochester, Minnesota

    Sleep and Stroke 2017 will bring national and international experts in the field together to explore state-of-the-art patient care management in the diagnosis and treatment of cerebrovascular disease and sleep disorders. The latest clinical research and expert opinion will converge to improve clinical practice through a mix of session types: research presentations, poster sessions and roundtable discussions. Discussions will focus on providing research updates and evidence-based clinical strategies which sleep clinicians and neurologists can use in their daily practice.

    • 11/05/2017
    • 11/10/2017
    • Cambridge, Massachusetts

    Palliative care is an essential component of medical care for patients with serious illness. The field is growing rapidly, presenting healthcare institutions and systems with challenges about how to meet the need with high quality care. Palliative Care Education and Practice (PCEP) is a comprehensive course delivered by expert palliative care clinicians and educators who create a warm welcoming environment conducive to deep learning and growth.

    PCEP provides physicians, nurses, and psychosocial clinicians a structure in which to efficiently acquire the skills and perspective necessary to create change and promote palliative care.

    You may apply for either the adult track or the pediatric track. Adult and pediatric track participants attend joint sessions except where noted in the schedule. The pediatric track will highlight the unique aspects of pediatric palliative care.


    • 11/08/2017
    • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
    • Understand basic facts about ovarian cancer, including disease burden, risk factors, and symptoms.
    • Be able to identify patients who may be at high risk for ovarian cancer.
    • Understand the challenges related to developing an ovarian cancer screening test.
    • Become familiar with the findings of the two largest screening trials, and the implications for screening average risk women.


    • 11/09/2017
    • 11/11/2017

    At the CAPC National Seminar you’ll gain the insight and tools necessary to start and sustain a high-quality palliative care program. The highly interactive and practical Seminar provides comprehensive training in all aspects of planning, implementing, delivering, and growing palliative care services in both hospital and community settings.

    2017 Seminar themes:

    • Program design for all care settings
    • High-functioning teams
    • Health equity in palliative care
    • Quality measurement


    • 11/09/2017
    • 11/11/2017
    • Phoenix, Arizona

    At the CAPC National Seminar you’ll gain the insight and tools necessary to start and sustain a high-quality palliative care program. The highly interactive and practical Seminar provides comprehensive training in all aspects of planning, implementing, delivering, and growing palliative care services in both hospital and community settings.

    2017 Seminar themes:

    • Program design for all care settings
    • High-functioning teams
    • Health equity in palliative care
    • Quality measurement


    • 11/10/2017
    • 11/11/2017
    • Wichita, Kansas

    This experiential workshop will focus on understanding various types of abuse and trauma, including domestic violence, sexual abuse, physical abuse and sex trafficking.  The workshop will explore common play themes within the context of abuse and trauma, identify appropriate play therapy treatment techniques and discuss vicarious traumatization.

    Learning Objectives

    1. The workshop will provide an overview of play therapy planning and specific play therapy techniques to use with individuals who have experienced various types of abuse and trauma through instruction, case studies, demonstration and experiential engagement.
    2. The workshop will provide an overview of current research in the treatment of individuals who have experienced abuse and trauma, as well as the implications this research has on play therapy treatment.
    3. The workshop will provide an overview of the key concepts of vicarious trauma and provide the training participants the opportunity for self-reflection and experiential engagement to explore their own experience with vicarious trauma.


    • 11/10/2017
    • 7:00 AM
    • 11/11/2017
    • 3:00 PM
    • Scottsdale, Arizona

    This course, offered by Mayo Clinic in cooperation with TGen, Honor Health, and the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, welcomes expert faculty from across the country and throughout Mayo Clinic to bring you a state-of-the-art conference with the latest treatment options in Hepato-Biliary and Pancreatic cancer. The program is designed to provide a multi-disciplinary overview regarding molecular characteristics, the importance of early diagnosis, treatment considerations, which includes surgery and new pharmacological agents, and how to incorporate these into clinical practice.

    Topics includeOncologic imaging and staging for the non-radiologist; molecular biology and translational research advances of pancreatic and hepato-biliary cancers, local therapy, surgery and liver transplantation for hepato-biliary cancers; adjuvant therapy and preoperative therapy of pancreatic and hepato-biliary cancers; targeted agents and treatment of molecular subsets for pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers; first and second line therapy for advanced pancreatic and hepatobiliary cancers. Course format will include didactic lectures, panel discussions and use of interactive keypads. 


    • 11/10/2017
    • 11:30 AM
    • 11/11/2017
    • 4:30 AM
    • Phoenix, Arizona

    Thoracic malignancies represent the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. This continuing medical education activity will focus on recent developments in medical oncologic, surgical, radiation and multidisciplinary care of patients with malignancies of the chest. The conference will emphasize recent developments in molecular pathways of carcinogenesis and immunobiology as well as novel surgical and interventional techniques. Important clinical advances and clinical trials including surgical, medical, radiation and palliative management will be presented by a distinguished faculty. Course topics are listed near the bottom of this page.

    • 11/10/2017
    • 11:30 AM
    • 11/11/2017
    • 4:30 PM

    Thoracic malignancies represent the leading cause of cancer death in the United States. This continuing medical education activity will focus on recent developments in medical oncologic, surgical, radiation and multidisciplinary care of patients with malignancies of the chest. The conference will emphasize recent developments in molecular pathways of carcinogenesis and immunobiology as well as novel surgical and interventional techniques. Important clinical advances and clinical trials including surgical, medical, radiation and palliative management will be presented by a distinguished faculty. Course topics are listed near the bottom of this page.

    • 11/15/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Bowie, Maryland

    For your students, death, illness, divorce, natural disaster, community violence, or even a move to a new school can result in grief reactions and related trauma. Any of these events can trigger plummeting grades, decreased class participation, negative acting-out behavior, or dropping out of extracurricular activities. Attend this engaging seminar and learn how the intensity and duration of the different stages of child/adolescent grief will manifest in school. Students may break down crying, become emotionally withdrawn, severely depressed, or show extreme mood swings. Dr. Bearoff will show you specific strategies, techniques and interventions to provide the appropriate support to effectively help students dealing with trauma, grief and loss. Whether you are a classroom teacher, a school counselor, an administrator or support staff you will leave this seminar armed with interventions to address grief, tragedy and trauma on an individual level, a classroom level and even a school-wide level.

    • 11/15/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Salt Lake City, Utah
    This powerful workshop offers techniques and tools to improve your client’s ability to get back to living and show them the steps they need to regain positive living. You will walk away with a new understanding of the power of transformative thought and action, and how it can impact the lives of your clients.

    Ligia Houben, grief and loss expert, will demonstrate tools that can help your clients find meaning, achieve breakthroughs, and learn how to build the life they want on the other side of loss or transition. You will take with you a roadmap that can help your clients cope with the grief that may arise when facing the loss of their job, after leaving their homeland, confronting the death of a loved one, or embarking on a new life after a divorce or break-up. The techniques are simple and systematic, easy to teach clients, and will heal grief and renew life again for the client. The purpose of this seminar is to bring awareness to the clinician in how to help your clients cope with such difficult times in an empowering and transformative manner.

    This seminar is a must attend, if you work with clients who experience any of the following:
    • The loss of a loved one and feel filled with sorrow
    • Gone through a divorce or romantic breakup and want to embrace their new stage in an empowered manner
    • Lost their job and do not have the confidence to find new opportunities
    • Retired and feel lost as they start this new stage in their lives
    • Want to overcome their fears
    • Want to expand their spirituality
    • Want to live with more meaning and purpose
    • Want to transform their loss and transform their lives!


    • 12/01/2017
    • Home
    After completing this home study, you will be better able to:
    • Track therapeutic progress and monitor the therapeutic alliance.
    • Implement the four steps in Agenda Setting.
    • Develop creative, powerful, individualized treatment plans that target each patients unique problems.
    • Integrate the Cognitive, Behavioral and Hidden Emotion Models in the treatment of a wide range of anxiety disorders.
    • Select the most effective interventions for each anxiety disorder.

    Worth 13 CE/CME Hours

    More information at: http://www.iahb.org/scared-stiff.html

    • 12/04/2017
    • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
    • Cherry Hill, New Jersey

     

Past Events

08/18/2017 Longitudinal Progression of Complex Trauma and Addiction: Case Studies and Interventions
07/31/2017 High-Speed Treatment of Depression and Anxiety Disorders: A Four-Day T.E.A.M. / Advanced CBT Intensive
06/29/2017 Trauma & Attachment: Effective Treatment Strategies for Helping Challenging Clients – Bloomington, MN
05/19/2017 2017 May VA "Westview on the James" Camp
04/06/2017 Anxiety and Depression Conference on the Cutting Edge of Wellness: Behavioral Medicine and its Application to Anxiety and Depressive Disorders.
04/05/2017 The 2017 ADEC Annual Conference
04/03/2017 Comprehensive Bereavement Skills Training
03/23/2017 2017 Psychotherapy Networker Symposium: Shaping Our Future in an Age of Uncertainty
03/10/2017 Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Developmental Deficits and Adults Abused as Children
02/27/2017 Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Developmental Deficits and Adults Abused as Children
02/24/2017 Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Developmental Deficits and Adults Abused as Children
02/22/2017 The Annual Assembly presented by: AAHPM and HPNA.
02/14/2017 Trauma-Informed Care in both Mental Health and Substance Abuse
02/01/2017 National Cancer Prevention Month
01/27/2017 Practicing the Future of Mental Health Care Today: New Ways to Approach Concussions, Memory Loss, ADHD, and More
01/23/2017 CBT for Depression and Suicide - Core 1
01/20/2017 Center Workshop Level 1: Complicated Grief
01/17/2017 Dementia Capable Care
01/17/2017 Safe and Effective Management of Pain and Addiction - Dawn Farm Education Series
01/13/2017 Treatment of Impulse and Obsessive Disorders
01/07/2017 Autism: Identification, Treatments, and Current Research
01/01/2017 Homestudy: Comprehensive Treatment of Children and Adolescents with Bipolar Disorder
01/01/2017 Homestudy: Treating Complex Psychological Trauma: PTSD, Borderline Personality and Beyond
01/01/2017 Homestudy: Feeling Good Now! Rapid Recovery Techniques for Depression and Low Self-Esteem
01/01/2017 National Cervical Cancer Awareness Month
01/01/2017 Palliative Care Leadership Center Training
12/12/2016 New Frontiers in Trauma Treatment
12/09/2016 Men, Depression, and Psychotherapy
12/01/2016 Healing When Cure is Not Possible: Hypnotic Approaches to Address Acute, Procedural and Chronic Pain and Palliative Intervention in Advanced Illness
11/18/2016 Being With Dying: A Workshop with Roshi Joan Halifax
11/17/2016 Children's Grief Awareness Day
11/14/2016 Changing the Face of Bereavement: Caregivers Adaptation After the Death of a Family Member with ADRD.
11/13/2016 Coping with Grief and the Holidays
11/11/2016 David Kessler: On Grief & Grieving
11/11/2016 Veteran's Day
11/05/2016 The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy: Resolving Grief
11/03/2016 Buddhist Contemplative Care Symposium
11/01/2016 Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month
11/01/2016 Lung Cancer Awareness Month
11/01/2016 Epilepsy Awareness Month
11/01/2016 American Diabetes Month
11/01/2016 Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month
11/01/2016 National Hospice, Palliative Care, and Family Caregivers Month
10/31/2016 The Intensives - Mastering what's the next in patient and family care.
10/15/2016 Grief Tending Workshop
10/08/2016 World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
10/07/2016 2016 Trauma and Dissociation Conference
10/05/2016 American Society on Aging - Family Caregiver Support Web Seminar Series
10/01/2016 National Liver Cancer Awareness Month
10/01/2016 National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
10/01/2016 Liver Cancer Awareness Month
10/01/2016 Down Syndrome Awareness Month
10/01/2016 National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
09/19/2016 RTS Bereavement Training: Perinatal Death
09/16/2016 20th Annual Interdisciplinary Conference on Supportive Care, Hospice and Palliative Medicine
09/09/2016 Palliative Care In Oncology Symposium
09/08/2016 National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization: 2016 Webinar Schedule
08/30/2016 IPPA Call For Proposals
08/29/2016 RTS Bereavement Training: Perinatal Death
08/01/2016 RTS Bereavement Training: Perinatal Death
07/25/2016 Summer Institute:Developing Peer Grief Support Programs for Children and Teens
07/25/2016 Companioning the Traumatized Griever: PTSD and the Need for "Catch-Up" Mourning
07/18/2016 The National Center for Death Education 2016
07/01/2016 Bereaved Parents Awareness Month
06/23/2016 Life, Loss & Living Fully
06/21/2016 RTS Bereavement Training: Perinatal Death
06/21/2016 WHY We Need Funerals 3-Day Seminar
06/12/2016 National Nursing Assistant Week
06/03/2016 The Grief Recovery Method:Certification Training
05/30/2016 Memorial Day
05/13/2016 The Grief Recovery Method:Certification Training
05/03/2016 RTS Bereavement Training: Perinatal Death
05/02/2016 Complicated Grief and Therapeutic Tools to Help Those Grieving
04/22/2016 RTS Bereavement Training: Perinatal Death
04/18/2016 RTS Bereavement Training: Perinatal Death
04/13/2016 ADEC 38th Annual Conference
04/08/2016 The Grief Recovery Method:Certification Training
04/04/2016 Complicated Grief and Therapeutic Tools to Help Those Grieving
04/01/2016 Counseling Awareness Month
03/24/2016 12th Annual Childhood Grief Conference
03/08/2016 Interfaith Spiritual Care: How Do Chaplains Practice It?
03/07/2016 Adolescent Grief: Understanding the Loss and Helpful Intervention Strategies
03/07/2016 Complicated Grief and Therapeutic Tools to Help Those Grieving
03/01/2016 National Social Worker's Month
02/25/2016 Grieving Parents Workshop
02/08/2016 Death, Dying & Grief in the Digital Age
12/07/2015 Support Group Facilitator Training
12/02/2015 Developing a Program of Care for the Professional Caregiver
11/18/2015 Buddhist 101 in a Nutshell: A Field Guide for Caregivers
11/09/2015 Counseling Skills Fundamentals
11/01/2015 National Family Caregivers Month
11/01/2015 National Hospice/Palliative Care Month
10/25/2015 National Pastoral Care Week
10/10/2015 World Hospice and Palliative Care Day
10/06/2015 2015 Chaplain Symposium - Participation via Internet
10/05/2015 Comprehensive Bereavement Skills Training
09/22/2015 'Why Me?' The Religious/Spiritual Concerns and Resources of Adolescents/Young Adults Receiving Blood and Marrow Transplants, WJC V S1
09/22/2015 APC Webinar Journal Club V, five-part series
09/16/2015 Music As a Catalyst for Pastoral Care
09/14/2015 Suicide Grief: Companioning the Mourner
09/01/2015 Childhood Cancer Month
09/01/2015 Pain Awareness Month
08/23/2015 Health Unit Coordinators Day
08/12/2015 Warrior Reintegration: Chaplaincy Care of Veterans
08/04/2015 Understanding the Needs of the Dying Seminar
08/03/2015 Understanding the Needs of the Dying Seminar
08/03/2015 Living with Meaning and Purpose in Your Life
07/23/2015 Chaplaincy for Patients with Mechanical Ventilation: 'A Remote Important Region
07/20/2015 Companioning the Traumatized Griever: Reframing PTSD as “Catch-Up” Mourning
06/08/2015 Comprehensive Bereavement Skills Training
06/05/2015 Evidence-Based Chaplaincy Care: Oxymoron? Mistake? No-Brainer? Plenary Session - Live Streaming from the 2015 APC Annual Conference
06/01/2015 International Grief, Death, and Bereavement Conference
06/01/2015 Facing Death: Care-Giving and Caregivers
05/12/2015 Chaplaincy Care for a Young Man Who Attempted Suicide
05/10/2015 National Nursing Home Week
05/06/2015 Nurses Week
05/04/2015 Exploring the Shadow of the Ghosts of Grief
05/01/2015 Older Americans Month
04/16/2015 National Healthcare Decisions Day
04/12/2015 National Volunteer Week
04/07/2015 World Health Day
04/06/2015 Understanding and Responding to Complicated Mourning
04/01/2015 Counseling Awareness Week
03/30/2015 National Doctor's Day
03/14/2015 Grief Tending Workshop
03/11/2015 32nd Annual Minnesota Geriatric Care Conference
03/10/2015 Chaplain Care for a Teen with Spinal Cord Injury
03/04/2015 Creative Grief Coach Certification
03/02/2015 Patient Safety Awareness Week
03/02/2015 Comprehensive Bereavement Skills Training
03/01/2015 National Social Worker's Month
02/20/2015 GRIEF THE JOB OF RE-IDENTIFYING THE SELF
02/18/2015 Meaning in Life for the Spiritual/Religious and Those Who are Neither
02/09/2015 Exploring the Spiritual Dimensions of Death, Grief and Mourning
02/01/2015 American Heart Month
02/01/2015 Patient Recognition Week
01/20/2015 Chaplaincy from the Bedside to the Boardroom
01/13/2015 Chaplain Care for a Patient and Family in a UK Hospice
01/01/2015 National Blood Donor Month
12/13/2014 RTS Coordinator Training
12/11/2014 RTS Bereavement Training: Perinatal Death
12/03/2014 Leading a Family Meeting
12/03/2014 Leading a Family Meeting
12/01/2014 Support Group Facilitator Training
11/20/2014 Effective Chaplain Charting: Communicating with the Care Team, Making Sense to Management and Avoiding Legal Pitfalls
11/20/2014 Effective Chaplain Charting: Communicating with the Care Team, Making Sense to Management and Avoiding Legal Pitfalls
11/18/2014 Ethics, Boundaries and Final Rights for the Dying
11/06/2014 The 19th Biennial International Perinatal Bereavement Conference
11/03/2014 Counseling Skills Fundamentals
10/28/2014 Antagonists or Allies? How Chaplains Can Collaborate with Nurses to Provide Spiritual Care
10/28/2014 Antagonists or Allies? How Chaplains Can Collaborate with Nurses to Provide Spiritual Care
10/23/2014 31st Annual Grief and Bereavement Seminar
10/08/2014 RTS Coordinator Training
10/06/2014 RTS Bereavement Training: Perinatal Death
10/03/2014 Young Adult: The Forgotten Grievers
09/25/2014 Talking to Kids about Death and Dying: An Introduction to Children’s Grief
09/24/2014 RTS Coordinator Training
09/23/2014 RTS Bereavement Training: Perinatal Death
09/12/2014 Providing Spiritual Care for Families and Children at the End of Life
09/10/2014 Suicide Prevention Summit
09/08/2014 Suicide Grief: Companioning the Mourner
09/04/2014 Creative Grief Coach Certification
08/28/2014 Overcoming the Tragic: Applying Biblical Narratives to Wellness
08/25/2014 Companioning the Mourner: From Theory to Practice
08/14/2014 RTS Coordinator Training
08/12/2014 RTS Bereavement Training: Perinatal Death
08/06/2014 RTS Coordinator Training
08/04/2014 National Bereavement Education Week
08/04/2014 RTS Bereavement Training: Perinatal Death
06/01/1990 1990 Annual Meeting