Upcoming Medical Conferences in EasthamSearch Criteria : United States of America Eastham
Jul 08 - 19, 2019 | CME 15.00 | USD $599 | Eastham, Massachusetts
36th Annual Cape Cod Summer Symposia 2019 is organized by Boston University School of Medicine Continuing Medical Education (BUSM CME) and will be held from Jul 08 - 19, 2019 at Four Points by Sheraton Eastham Cape Cod, Eastham, Massachusetts, United States of America. Target Audience: This program is designed for intermediate psychologists, social workers, psychiatrists, nurses, allied mental health professionals, educators, and other medical professionals. Accreditation: Psychologists - 15 units of continuing education Physicians - Boston University School of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 15 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Objectives: Shawn Shea, MD Transformational Moments: How Master Clinicians Think, Talk, and Listen When Facing the Most Challenging of Clinical Tasks At the end of this course, participants will be able to: • Apply the principles of “Matrix Treatment Planning” (including healing matrix effects and damaging matrix effects) to transform stalled treatment interventions, to instill resiliency, and to prevent suicide. • Use seven validity techniques (such as Shame Attenuation, Gentle Assumption and Symptom Amplification) to uncover hidden and dangerous suicidal ideation using the Chronological Assessment of Suicide Events (CASE Approach). • Use interviewing techniques for spotting delusional mood, delusional perception, command hallucinations, alien control, paranoid process and other dangerous psychotic processes. • Use the theories of object relations (Kernberg) and the psychology of the self (Kohut) to apply specific interviewing techniques - such as the complementary shift - to engage difficult to engage clients presenting with borderline, narcissistic, and/or antisocial process. • Apply specific interviewing techniques to transform moments of abrupt disengagement, unexpected anger and/or invasive personal questions. Ronald Siegel, PsyD Forgiveness: Mindfulness and Compassion in Action After attending this workshop, participants will be able to: • Describe the three core components of mindfulness practices. • Identify the evolutionary roots and mechanisms of compassion toward self and other. • Demonstrate an experiential understanding of mindfulness and compassion interventions. • Specify how a therapist can best choose which mindfulness and compassion exercises are most appropriate for different disorders and individuals. • Identify transdiagnostic elements in psychological suffering. • Discuss ways to assist clients to integrate mindfulness and compassion practices in their lives. • Describe research providing empirical support for the use of mindfulness and compassion in psychotherapy. Specify contraindications for various mindfulness and compassion practices. • Identify the four central elements of forgiveness. • Specify the physical and psychological benefits of learning to forgive. • Explain how the “self” is understood differently in Western and Buddhist Psychology and its implications for the forgiveness process. • Indicate how to use mindfulness and compassion practices to foster forgiveness at different stages of the forgiveness process. • Indicate how mindfulness and compassion practices can be adapted to create the experience of secure attachment for clients who lacked this as children. Ross Baldessarini, MD Clinical Psychopharmacology: Overview and Recent Advances At the end of this course, participants will be able to: • Apply a deeper, more critical appreciation of research underlying pharmacological treatments for psychotic and major mood disorders. • Identify the benefits and adverse effects of treatments for these major psychiatric disorders which will lead to better-informed therapeutic practices. • Assess associations of disability, medical morbidity and mortality with major psychiatric disorders, including emerging therapeutic efforts to prevent suicide. • Assess benefits, limitations, and problems arising with clinical psychopharmacology as, arguably, the major movement in psychiatry of the past half-century. Ramani Durvasula, PhD Laurie Craigen PhD, LMHC-MA, LPC-VA, NCC, CCMHC Stephen Brady, PhD Challenging Clients: Creative Use of Best Practices • Identify the salient and defining patterns of “narcissism” and discuss the diagnostic criteria for narcissistic personality disorder. • Describe etiological models of narcissism, realistic expectations for treatment, and techniques to employ in treatment with individuals with narcissistic patterns. • Explain the impact of narcissism and narcissistic patterns on close relationships and the utility of support and psychoeducation when working clinically with individuals experiencing these patterns in their intimate, familial, professional and other relationships. • Identify the salient and defining patterns of “narcissism” and discuss the diagnostic criteria for narcissistic personality disorder. • Describe etiological models of narcissism, realistic expectations for treatment, and techniques to employ in treatment with individuals with narcissistic patterns. Explain the impact of narcissism and narcissistic patterns on close relationships and the utility of support and psychoeducation when working clinically with individuals experiencing these patterns in their intimate, familial, professional and other relationships. • Discuss relevant knowledge related to self-injury based on empirical research. • Describe the rationale for using creative and expressive arts with clients who self-injure. • Identify different creative and expressive interventions for clients who self-injure. • Apply and practice creative and expressive interventions for clients who self-injure. Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.