October 10th 2017 – May 1st 2018
Once a week on Tuesday’s | 6:00pm-8:00pm
This course is specifically designed for mental health professionals who wish to deepen and broaden their developmental understanding of the infant and young child. This course will also help hone each clinician’s observation and technical skills working with adults as well as children.
The optional second year will focus on increasing the participants’ expertise in clinical work, in small group consultation. These groups will allow participants to present their own clinical cases. Special interest seminars in topics such adoption, divorce and trauma will presented.
Fee: The fee for this program is $1,600. Students and Interns may register at a discounted price of $1300.
Goals & Objectives
-Upon completion of this program participants will be able to:
-Identify essential clinical concepts as they relate to infant and child development
-Work more effectively and therapeutically with infants, children, and their parents
-Practice new therapeutic skills observation, containment, and communication through experience of the “Watch, Wait and Wonder Method” of child-parent interaction
-Integrate and use the most contemporary theoretical and clinical views of how girls and boys develop and experience their emerging sexual selves and gender identities.
This course has been approved for 48 CME/CE credits.
Important Disclosure: None of the planners or presenters of this CME/CE program has any relevant financial relationship to disclose.
Accreditation and Credit Designation Statement
LAISPS is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. LAISPS takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.
Physicians: LAISPS designates this educational activity for a maximum of 48 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certificate in Continuing Medical Education.
Psychologists: LAISPS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. LAISPS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists: LAISPS is approved by the Board of Behavioral Sciences to grant continuing education credit to those holding LCSW and MFT licenses. (Provider #PCE311) This activity is designated for 48 credit hours.
Attention Psychologists: This year long course is divided into 4 week segments, with CE credit offered for each segment. According to APA guidelines, CE credit can only be awarded to psychologists for full attendance. In order to receive full credit for any given segment, attendance of all classes of that segment will be required.
BETH I. KALISH, PH.D.
JESSICA A. LEHMAN, PSY.D.
KATHLEEN M. CAMPBELL, PSY.D.