Continuing Education Workshops

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C.E. Workshop Learning Objectives

Friday, March 7, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Advocating for Counseling Psychology in Federal Legislation: Overcoming Obstacles and Gaining Opportunities (Levitt) - Participants will: 
1.       Gain a greater appreciation of the value and importance of advocacy in gaining counseling psychology inclusion in federal legislation.
2.       Learn about the current APA Education Advocacy agenda and how to help influence the Congressional authorizing and appropriations processes, as well as federal agency policies, to advance counseling psychology education/training.
3.       Gain an increased understanding of the critical need to secure Champions on Capitol Hill through newly expanded grassroots activities.
Cognitive Processing Therapy in the Global War on Terrorism (Gates) -
Participants will: 
1.       Cite the impact of combat trauma on posttraumatic outcomes among current military personnel.
2.       Explain the Combat and Operational Stress Control Model currently utilized by the Department of Defense to include the use of Cognitive Processing Therapy in a combat zone.
3.       Identify challenges to providing Cognitive Processing Therapy in a deployed setting.
Ethical and Licensure Issues for Practitioners and Trainers (Nutt) - Participants will: 
1.       Enhance their understanding of ethical codes and legal regulations based on common disciplinary actions imposed by state licensing boards and state association ethics committees.
2.       Enhance their ability to respond ethically to common boundary challenges.
3.       Learn methods that training programs can use to monitor regulatory changes and the impact these changes have on candidates for licensure and psychologists already in practice.
Older Men: Increasing Understanding for Researchers and Practitioners (Vacha-Haase) - Participants will:
1.       Increase understanding of the theoretical underpinnings of masculinity, society, and the aging male.
2.       Identify the most common types of psychological difficulties for older men.
3.       Increase awareness of how to research and provide clinical treatment for older men.
Self-Harm: Context, Assessment, and Intervention (Bruns) - Participants will:
1.       Learn to assess for and identify self-injurious behaviors (SIB) in their clients.
2.       Develop an integrated contextual, relational, and psychological understanding of a client's SIB.
3.       Identify personal biases that may interfere with treatment process.
4.       Learn relational and behavioral interventions for the treatment of SIB.
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