Vanessa Bell, Ph.D.
4 Thursday’s, March 7, 14, 21 & 28, 2019
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
3795 Regal Vista Drive
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
This Course is Approved for 6 CE/CME’s
Elizabeth E. Berlese, Ph.D.
Extension Program Chair
This class uses theory, clinical case presentation and discussion to improve a clinician’s understanding and skill working with couples. Participants will use readings and published clinical material to learn an assessment process, techniques for interpretation, impasse management and have the opportunity to present current case material from their own practice for discussion.
This program meets the needs of all mental health professionals, including psychiatrists, psychiatric nurses, psychologists, social workers, and marriage and family therapists
GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
Upon completion of this activity participants should be able to:
- State three ways that couples therapy differs from individual therapy.
- Elucidate how one might evaluate and diagnose the couple and assess the couples capacity for treatment as a couple.
- Articulate three typical goals of couples therapy treatment.
For those who are not already members of LAISPS, $5.00 of this registration fee qualifies you as a Community Member of LAISPS for the academic year (September 1 to August 31 of the following year). Each LAISPS Community Member is entitled to access to the LAISPS library, the right to receive any announcements of LAISPS course offerings, lectures and other events. Community Members have the right to enroll in educational courses for which they have the requisite qualifications and for which space is available. Enrollment in certain courses and curricula, especially courses and curricula leading to the award of a degree or certificate, is restricted and only available to members on a competitive basis with enrollment not guaranteed.
CONTINUING EDUCATION UNITS (CEU’S)
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
Accreditation 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 6 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: The Board of Behavioral Sciences no longer approves CE providers. However, LAISPS is approved by the APA to provide CE hours and the BBS will accept these hours for CE credit.
- Participants must complete an online evaluation within 2 weeks of completing this CE/CME activity in order to receive credit.
- According to APA guidelines, CE credit can only be awarded to psychologists for full attendance