Continuing Education Workshops

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C.E. Workshop Learning Objectives

Saturday, March 8, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
AIDS in the World: What Counseling Psychologists Should Know (Kerewsky) - Participants will:
1.       Report general statistics for worldwide HIV/AIDS transmission, as well as regional trends.
2.       Give examples of initial transmission points and vectors for HIV in several countries.
3.       Describe several large-scale intervention strategies and describe which have worked, which have not, and what factors have contributed to the relative success of these interventions.
4.       Describe potential roles for counseling psychologists in responding to HIV/AIDS in the world.
Bullies, Victims and Bystanders: Why Would Young People Do Such Things (And What Can We Do About It)? (Horne) - Participants will:
1.       Learn the differences in violence, aggression, bullying and the extent of the problem of bullying world-wide and in the United States.
2.       Understand the ecological model of the development of bullying and be able to identify risk and protective factors that influence bullying and victimization.
3.       Learn of the major bully prevention/bully reduction family intervention programs and the essential elements for program implementation.
4.       Learn the characteristics of the school climate that influence bullying, as well as school interventions.
Credentialing and Licensure for Psychologists: US, Canada, and International (Hall) - Participants will:
1.       Identify the relationship between licensure, certification, and credentialing.
2.       Identify the characteristics of a credible credentialing organization and one typically described as a vanity organization.
3.       Identify why credentialing is needed, what its benefits are, and why credentialing is important for doctoral students in psychology.
4.       Name some of the reasons why psychologists do and do not apply for credentialing.
Eating Disorders NOS: The Nature and Treatment (Tagger) - Participants will:
1.       Gain knowledge regarding the diagnostic criteria of ED NOS.
2.       Learn appropriate techniques for assessing ED NOS.
3.       Gain knowledge concerning current research on ED NOS.
4.       Learn about effective treatment strategies for ED NOS clients.
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