Upcoming Medical Conferences in MaconSearch Criteria : United States of America Macon
Feb 11 - 12, 2020 | Contact Hours 12.60 | USD $499.99 | Macon, Georgia
Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: 2-Day Intensive ACT Training is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held from Feb 11 - 12, 2020 at Macon Marriott City Center, Macon, Georgia, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 12.6 contact hours / 12.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ / 12.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Target Audience: • Counselors • Psychologists • Psychotherapists • Social Workers • Addiction Counselors • Therapists • Marriage & Family Therapists • Case Managers • Mental Health Professionals • Nurses Course Description: Looking to improve your therapy approach? How often do you review your appointment calendar and start wondering how you’re going to, finally, help a regular client who seems to progress for a while – and then regress? Each time he/she arrives, you use the same tools and techniques you’ve used for so long – and mostly successfully – but this one client is testing your skills. Now you can begin to integrate Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) into your practice – and see improved outcomes. Researched and developed by world-renowned researcher, speaker and author Steven Hayes, PhD, ACT is fast becoming the treatment approach that gets to the heart of therapeutic relationship. Join ACT expert, Adria Pearson-Mauro, Ph.D., for this workshop where you will develop highly practical, evidence-based skills, case conceptualization techniques and powerful strategies that will improve outcomes for the following: • Anxiety Issues • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder • Mood Disorders • Substance Abuse • Anger Management • Eating Disorders • Trauma • Personality Disorders Attend this intensive, engaging and transformative workshop and start a new path for healing you can use with your most difficult clients. Free mindfulness exercises are included! You will also receive copies of ACT-based psychological assessment tools and case conceptualization forms. Objectives: • Demonstrate effective use of the six core processes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) to help clients advance psychological flexibility. • Illustrate clinical techniques for increasing psychological flexibility in clients using ACT. • Utilize acceptance approaches with avoidance problems to strengthen a client’s willingness to have emotions. • Implement clinical skills to help client effectively handle automatic cognitions. • Utilize effective ACT exercises in therapy to aid clients with developing new skills to engage in the present moment and move past struggles. • Assess and clarify a client’s values in order to develop an effective treatment plan and avoid potential clinical problems. • Integrate ACT into different therapeutic styles and methods as an approach to managing symptoms. • Create committed action plans for clients with anxiety disorders to improve level of functioning. • Use metaphors to undermine language-based avoidance repertoires to improve client engagement. • Utilize clinical strategies to develop an ACT-based behavior therapy plan as it relates to treatment outcomes. • Implement emotional, behavioral willingness and exposure techniques with clients to reduce experiential avoidance. Apply ACT techniques to the treatment of specific disorders including depression, anxiety, trauma and personality disorders.
Emotional Eating, Chronic Dieting, Bingeing and Body Image: What Every Clinician Needs to Know (Mar 11, 2020)
Mar 11, 2020 | CE 6.00 | USD $249.99 | Macon, Georgia
Emotional Eating, Chronic Dieting, Bingeing and Body Image: What Every Clinician Needs to Know is organized by PESI HealthCare and will be held on Mar 11, 2020 at Holiday Inn Macon North, Macon, Georgia, United States of America. This CME Conference has been approved for a maximum of 6.0 CE / 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ / 6.3 contact hours / 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs. Target Audience: • Counselors • Social Workers • Marriage & Family Therapists • Psychologists • Addiction Counselors • Case Managers • Registered Dietitians & Dietetic Technicians • Nurses • Other Mental Health Professionals Description: “I’m too fat.” “I’m on a diet.” “Today is a cheat day.” Once I lose weight, I’ll be happier.” “My eating is out of control.” This kind of language runs rampant in our society and has no doubt made its way to your office. Clients who struggle with weight and food issues get caught in a vortex of shame, preoccupation and hopelessness. Trapped between the rigidity of dieting and the chaos of overeating, every day can be an emotional battle that may exacerbate or even result in low self-worth, eating disorders, anxiety or depression. Treatment of these issues is more than a matter of weight loss or self-control. In fact, many times these very interventions do more harm than good! Join Judith Matz as she shows you how to help your clients identify the shame that is woven into the diet-binge cycle, challenge unhelpful thoughts and feelings, and repair dysfunctional relationships with food – no willpower necessary! Packed with practical tips and backed by research, this comprehensive 1 day seminar will teach you how to: • Identify issues related to food, weight and body image in your very first session • Utilize CBT, mindfulness and attuned eating strategies to transform shame into empowerment • Discover personal bias and attitudes that may be counterproductive to the therapeutic process • Help clients develop a healthy framework that ends out of control eating and is not subject to fad diets • Learn why clients get stuck in the diet/binge cycle and how to finally break it. Objectives: • Articulate different clinical presentations regarding emotional eating, Binge Eating Disorder, disordered eating and weight concerns. • Examine the impact of diet culture on disordered eating patterns and body image issues that present in clinical treatment. • Teach clients how to implement the three essential steps of attuned eating to replace disordered eating patterns, including binge eating. • Provide psychoeducation for clients regarding the process of translating emotional issues into eating and weight loss focus that results in shame. • Implement strategies to help clients regulate emotional distress without turning to food and to cultivate a positive body image. • Identify the impact of personal bias and weight stigma on clients both within and outside of the treatment setting. • Examine the body of research related to the Health At Every Size framework as it relates to weight and health, and promoting positive, sustainable behaviours.
Apr 18, 2020 | Macon, Georgia
Georgia Dental Hygienists' Association (GDHA) Course is organized by Georgia Dental Hygienists' Association (GDHA) and will be held on Apr 18, 2020 at Macon, Georgia, United States of America. Additional details will be posted as soon as information is available.