4 Ethics CE
This workshop will provide an overview of potential problem areas involving supervision, high conflict divorce/custody situations, records issues, including releasing records and respond- ing to subpoenas, identifying who is the client and protecting confidentiality, borderline and other high risk clients, release of test data, child abuse and other abuse reporting statutes, duty to protect situations and obligations, HIPAA Privacy and Security Rule compliance and obtaining peer review and/or legal consultation when faced with problems. Various laws and rules,…
Speaker: Greg Neimeyer, PhD
Recent revisions in the DSM-5 and forthcoming October 1, 2015 mandates regarding the ICD-10-CM have generated significant change and confusion in the area of psychodiagnosis. This workshop is dedicated to addressing the critical revisions and mandates, and supporting an effective “crosswalk” between the DSM-5 and the ICD-10-CM for clinicians in support of more effective diagnostic practices. Understanding the relationship between the DSM-5 and the ICD-10-CM will allow clinicians to make more informed diagnostic decisions by comparing…
6 CE. This workshop will prepare psychologists to understand and use a strategic early intervention model with injured workers. Research has demonstrated the effectiveness of early biopsychosocial assessment and treatment to increase successful return to work. The Ohio Bureau of Workers Compensation will be allowing injured workers who are at risk of not returning to work to be referred for assistance. OPA’s BWC Taskforce has developed a Strategic Early Intervention Program that is one of three and the only Ohio…Find out more »
Andrew Klafter, MD., or Rita Robertson, MSW will present a post-graduate training program. The APP offers mental health practitioners the opportunity to deepen and broaden their skills in individual psychodynamic psychotherapy with adults. The program is based on the belief that an in-depth understanding of unconscious mental functioning and psychoanalytic principles is essential for the highest level of diagnostic and treatment skills. The program offers clinicians courses on psychoanalytic theories of development, models of the mind, defense mechanisms, psychopathology,…Find out more »
Sydney Anderson, Ph.D., or Brett Clarke, MSW will present a post-graduate training program focused on child and adolescent therapy. The Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program (CAPP) is a two-year program offering mental health practitioners the opportunity to deepen and broaden skills in individual psychodynamic psychotherapy with children and adolescents, clinical assessment, and collaborative work with parents. September, 2015 through May, 2017 of the academic year. Class meets for 3.75 hours every Friday, (2) 16 week semesters per year,…Find out more »
6 CE Hours (3 Ethics, 3 General). This workshop summarizes the controversies over DSM-5, the changes from DSM-IV-TR, the role of ICD codes and the ethical use of the manual in light of all the changes. Supervision issues discussed will include training therapists to move between ICD and DSM, HIPAA transition plans for ICD codes which are required by 10/1/14, and how to stay focused on quality client care while living through the transition from DSM-IV-TR. Learning Objectives: Upon…Find out more »
1.0 CEU for licensed psychologists. Chronic pain is a complex biopsychosocial phenomenon that has always been a challenge to healthcare. “Biopsychosocial” implies that chronic pain has three components: the physical event, the personal/emotional component and the social
component. As psychologists, we are in a position to treat both the emotional and social components of chronic pain.
The International Association for the Study of Pain defines pain as “an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience
associated with actual or potential tissue damage, or described…
6 CE Hours. Hollywood films are rife with images of mental illnesses. In this workshop, we’ll discuss the role Hollywood films play in depicting mental health illness. We’ll identify DSM disorders shown through media and popular film. We’ll also discuss applications of key identifiers of mental illness in the assessment process. Anxiety and mood disorders will be some of the disorders explored.
Instructor: Linda M. Davis, Ph.D., LPC, LSW, recently retired from Summit County Children Services, where she worked…
Speaker: Yossef S. Ben-Porath PhD
This intermediate-level workshop is intended for individuals who are familiar with the MMPI-2 who wish to learn how to use the most recent, up-to-date version of the instrument, the MMPI-2-RF. The workshop includes an overview of the MMPI-2-RF, a discussion of the rationale for, and methods used to develop the test, a description of the 51 scales of the inventory and the documentation available to guide its use, guidelines for MMPI-2-RF interpretation, and case illustrations.
4 CE hours (Ethics). Social media and other electronic communications have revolutionized social interactions in the 21st century, with the most visible impact on young people. Mental health professionals who wish to practice responsibly need to understand the implications of this revolution for the process of counseling and psychotherapy. Because most mental health professionals are involved in social networking and other online communications with friends and family, it is crucial that we understand the complications such activities can present…Find out more »