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Continuing Education (CE) Talks for Professionals

2023-2024 Academic Year (10/13, 12/1, 2/2, 3/1, 3/22, 5/3)

1:00pm - 2:30pm

  Outreach Team | outreach@cbc-psychology.com

CBC is excited to offer new continuing education opportunities for professionals in partnership with PNW BOCES. Join us for these virtual talks from master clinicians and trainers about some of the most pressing topics in psychology!

1. Managing Symptoms of Sadness and Depression in School settings: Strategies for early recognition and intervention to improve negative mood and improve functioning

    Dr. Lata McGinn, PhD (Co-Founder & Co-Director)
    Friday, Oct. 13 | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Register Here

    Learning objectives:

    • Identify symptoms of sadness, depression, and their impact on functioning in youth.
    • Describe evidence-based CBT techniques used to manage sadness in youth.
    • Incorporate one CBT technique to manage sadness in youth in school settings.


    2. Delineating between worry and signs of an emerging anxiety disorder

      Dr. Rachel Busman PsyD, ABPP (Senior Director of the Child & Adolescent Anxiety and Related Disorders Program)
      Friday, Dec. 1 | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Register Here

      Learning objectives:

      • Attendees will describe the fight/flight process and how this is similar to the 'false alarm' that kids experience when anxious.
      • Participants will discuss how the cycle of negative reinforcement maintains anxiety.
      • Attendees will name 2 ways that a caregiver or educator can distinguish between typical worry and worry that is more of a cause for concern.


      3. Using DBT skills to honor identities, foster belonging and support validating environments for all

        Dr. Minu Thomas, PsyD (Director of Consultation Services):
        Friday, Feb. 2 | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Register Here

        Learning objectives:

        • Apply how to build rapport by honoring students’ identities.
        • Describe about the antiracist adaptations to Dialectical Behavior Therapy.
        • Compare the impact of validating environments and invalidating environments on belonging.
        • Identify the alignment of DBT skills with New York State Social Emotional Benchmarks.


        4. ADHD treatment implications: Targeted clinical and school-based supports for executive function weaknesses in students with ADHD - presented by Cognitive & Behavioral Consultants w/CEUs

          Dr. Brittney Fallucca, PhD (Director of Neuropsychological Assessment and Educational Support):
          RESCHEDULED: FRIDAY, APRIL 19TH | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Register Here

          Learning objectives:

          • Participants will be able to identify the relationships between executive function and self-regulation skills in the developing brain.
          • Participants will be able to discuss the timeline and expectations of the development of executive function skills across the developmental lifespan.
          • Participants will be able to identify clinical and school-based interventions and supports for executive function skills development utilizing empirically based approaches across the developmental lifespan.


          5. Helping Students Overcome Social Anxiety: Skills for Academic and Social Success

            Dr. Chad Brice, PhD (Director of Training)
            Friday, March 22 | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Register Here

            Learning objectives:

            • Identify the core components to evidence-based interventions for social anxiety.
            • Explain the rationale for conducting social skills training and exposures.
            • Utilize social skills training and social anxiety exposures in a school context.


            6. Understanding eating disorders: Presentations and related treatment options

              Ms. Rachel Lippin-Foster, LCSW (Clinical Social Worker):
              Friday, May 3 | 1:00 - 2:30 p.m. | Register Here

              Learning objectives:

              • Basic working understanding of anorexia nervosa, arfid, bulimia nervosa, and binge eating disorder.
              • Basic working understanding of the LOC related to EDs.
              • Basic understanding of the availability of treatment modalities used to treat eating disorders.


              These talks are appropriate for mental health clinicians, school personnel and teachers and are taught at the introductory/intermediate levels.


              Participants will receive 1.5 CEUs for each talk or a total of 9 CEUs for completing the series. CE credits are available for all psychologists and NY social workers.