Leader: Candice Woo, Ph.D.
Friday, December 4, 2015 | 1:30pm – 4:30pm | 3 CE Credits
This workshop provides guidelines on working with clients who have been exposed to trauma. Symptoms to be addressed include loss of self, shame, emotional numbness, re-experiencing of traumatic experiences, inability to feel safe, dissociation as well as depressive and anxious symptoms.
The workshop will largely focus on: 1) empirical research on the effects of trauma and 2) state-of-the-art treatment options, with a particular emphasis on Rational Emotive &Cognitive Behavior Therapy approaches (RE&CBT)…..more
Leader: Michael Hickey, Ph.D.
Friday, January 22, 2016| 1:30pm – 4:30pm | 3 CE Credits
Social anxiety, generalized anxiety, and various forms of phobias are a few examples of disorders that include unhealthy anxiety as a core symptom and source of functional impairment. Anxiety disorders are the most common form of psychological disorders in the United States and motivate many people to seek psychotherapy. Fortunately, many highly effective, evidence-based approaches are available to practitioners. This half-day workshop will focus on how anxiety disorders develop and how evidence-based approaches can be utilized in the treatment of anxiety. Rational Emotive and Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (RE&CBT) theory, research, and techniques will be reviewed and discussed. Participants will learn how to utilize cognitive, emotive, and behavioral techniques to address a range of anxiety-related problems. …..more
Leader: Steve Johnson, Ph.D., Sc.D.
Friday, February 19, 2016| 1:30pm – 4:30pm | 3 CE Credits
This half-day workshop will address the factors involved in the development and maintenance of depressive symptomology. RE & CBT is an extremely effective treatment modality for depression. It not only teaches clients how to manage their depression-related thoughts, moods, and behaviors; it also encourages them to identify what they value and to work toward developing more meaningful relationships and activities. This half-day workshop will focus on how depression occurs and re-occurs and how evidence-based treatment approaches can be used to help under-motivated and stuck clients.……more
Leader: Kristene Doyle, Ph.D.
Friday, April 22, 2016| 1:30pm – 4:30pm | 3 CE Credits
In this interactive workshop, participants will have the opportunity to learn the fundamentals of REBT’s theory of emotional and behavioral disturbance. Techniques for identifying and restructuring irrational beliefs will be taught, as well as generating homework assignments to reinforce session content. Strategies for motivating clients to agree on the goals and tasks of therapy will also be discussed. A live demonstration with a volunteer will bring the theory and its applications to light…….more
Albert Ellis Institute (AEI) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AEI maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
“The Albert Ellis Institute is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP is solely responsible for all aspects of the program.”
Albert Ellis Institute is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s (NYSED) State Board for Social Workers as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0131.