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UCLA Counseling and Psychological Center

Substance Use Disorders: Clinical Updates & Resources for Providers

Lara A. Ray, Ph.D.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2020
8:00 am - 9:30am
Zoom
1 Continuing Education Credit
(REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED)

Schedule:
8:00 - 8:30 am Log on and Registration
8:30 - 9:30 am Presentation

Cost:
Free

Program Description:
In this program we will review the latest development in substance use disorders, including vaping, cannabis use legalization, and the opioid epidemic. The training will also focus on reviewing the evidence-base for the clinical treatment of substance use disorders and provide practical resources for providers engaged in clinical practice. The target audience includes, but is not limited to, practioners with introductory-to-intermediate level of experience treating substance use disorders.

Learning Objectives:
By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. To describe the recent developments in substance use disorders, including explaining clinical issues associated with vaping of tobacco products, marijuana use in the context of legalization, and the opioid epidemic.
  2. To explain the evidence-based treatment for substance use disorders, including pharmacological and psychological interventions.
  3. To select and utilize a host of evidence-based resources for the assessment and treatment of substance use disorders.

About the Presenter:
Lara A. Ray is a professor at UCLA's Psychology Department and is a Shirley M. Hatos Term Chair in Clinical Neuropsychology at UCLA's Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Dr. Ray has earned several award and distinctions in the field of addiction psychology. In 2013, she earned the Early Career Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions, and was made fellow status in 2015 for the American Psychological Association Division 50, Society of Addiction Psychology. In 2013, she was also awarded the David Shakow Early Career Award for Distinguished Scientific Contributions to Clinical Psychology by APA Division 12, Society of Clinical Psychology. In 2017, she was awarded the Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology by the American Psychological Association. Dr. Ray has also been recognized for her teaching, receiving a distinguished Teaching Award in 2018 by UCLA Department of Psychology and the J. Arthur Woodward Graduate Mentor Award by UCLA Psychology Graduate Student Association in 2019. Dr. Ray has published 185 articles and 16 book chapters, and has served as editor on several journals focused on the study of addictive behaviors. Dr. Ray routinely provides instruction through distance learning, including a course on Psychology of Addiction that is taught entirely online.

  • UCLA-CAPS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. UCLA-CAPS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

    UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services is approved by the Board of Behavior Sciences (Provider Number PCE 2885) to sponsor continuing education for Licensed Clinical Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists

Multicultural Supervision: Making the Invisible Visible

Carmen Cruz Psy.D. & Frances S. Diaz Psy.D.

Friday August 16th, 2019
8:00am - 4:30pm

UCLA Faculty Center-California Room
6 Continuing Education Credits

Schedule:

8:30am-9:00am Registration & breakfast
9:00am-10:30am Part I
10:30am-10:45am Break
10:45am-12:00pm Part 2
12:00pm-1:15pm Lunch
1:15pm-2:45pm Part 3
2:45pm-3:00pm Break
3:00pm-4:45pm Part 4
4:45pm-5:00pm Sign Out

Cost:

General Attendance: $100
UCLA Faculty and Staff: $100
UCLA CAPS Staff and UCLA Students/Trainees: Free
Continental breakfast and lunch will be provided

Program Description:

The purpose of this workshop is to review aspects of competency-based clinical supervision as well as multicultural supervision models. Issues of supervisor competence will be addressed with attention focused to supervisor awareness and insight about how their own intersectional cultural identity variables & stimulus value impact supervisory alliances. Participants will also engage in self-exploration regarding how issues of power are explored or not within a supervisory relationship as well as bi-directional microaggressions in the supervision process.

This workshop is prepared for intermediate to advanced supervisors involved in supervision of graduate therapists in training, doctoral interns, post-docs and early career professionals, who work in University Counseling Centers.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Identify at least two ways in which one's personal cultural identity variables impact supervisory relationships
  2. Gain exposure and critique multicultural models of supervision
  3. Gain a process by which to demonstrate awareness regarding power and identity variables in the supervisory relationship
  4. Articulate and explore supervisory style of building relational safety within supervisory context

About the Presenters

Dr. Carmen Cruzis a Licensed Psychologist and Diversity/Social Justice Consultant in the Denton/Dallas/Fort Worth area. She is Associate Director and Director of Training at Texas Woman’s University Counseling Center. Additionally, she provides consultation and diversity trainings for institutions, schools, and businesses who aim to improve their perspectives and inclusion within their organizations. She is a diversity and gender specialist and enjoys working to help individuals understand people who are different than themselves. Her professional interests include teaching/training, multicultural psychology, existentialism, cultural/spiritual development, and the impact of stigma in seeking help. She goes by Cruz and uses she/her pronouns.

Dr. Frances Diazis a Bilingual Licensed Psychologist and Director of the Counseling Center at University of California Irvine. Dr. Diaz completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology and Social Behavior at UCI and received her masters and doctoral degrees in Psychology from Pepperdine University. Dr. Diaz completed her internship at Children’s Hospital of Orange County, with a specialization in working with Spanish Speaking children and families faced with chronic medical concerns. Dr. Diaz’s commitment to social justice and providing multicultural responsive treatment to diverse communities lead her to UCI’s Counseling Center, where she has been for the past 10 years. Under her direction, UCI’s Training Program received the APA Richard M. Suinn Minority Achievement Award. Dr. Diaz’s professional interest focus on training future psychologists, working with marginalized communities, empowerment, and addressing issues of social justice. Dr. Diaz uses she/her pronouns.

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* UCLA-CAPS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. UCLA-CAPS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
* UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services is approved by the Board of Behavior Sciences (Provider Number PCE 2885) to sponsor continuing education for Licensed Clinical Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists

About the Presenters:

Dr. Carmen Cruzis a Licensed Psychologist and Diversity/Social Justice Consultant in the Denton/Dallas/Fort Worth area. She is Associate Director and Director of Training at Texas Woman’s University Counseling Center. Additionally, she provides consultation and diversity trainings for institutions, schools, and businesses who aim to improve their perspectives and inclusion within their organizations. She is a diversity and gender specialist and enjoys working to help individuals understand people who are different than themselves. Her professional interests include teaching/training, multicultural psychology, existentialism, cultural/spiritual development, and the impact of stigma in seeking help. She goes by Cruz and uses she/her pronouns.

Dr. Frances Diazis a Bilingual Licensed Psychologist and Director of the Counseling Center at University of California Irvine. Dr. Diaz completed her undergraduate studies in Psychology and Social Behavior at UCI and received her masters and doctoral degrees in Psychology from Pepperdine University. Dr. Diaz completed her internship at Children’s Hospital of Orange County, with a specialization in working with Spanish Speaking children and families faced with chronic medical concerns. Dr. Diaz’s commitment to social justice and providing multicultural responsive treatment to diverse communities lead her to UCI’s Counseling Center, where she has been for the past 10 years. Under her direction, UCI’s Training Program received the APA Richard M. Suinn Minority Achievement Award. Dr. Diaz’s professional interest focus on training future psychologists, working with marginalized communities, empowerment, and addressing issues of social justice. Dr. Diaz uses she/her pronouns.

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* UCLA-CAPS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. UCLA-CAPS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
* UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services is approved by the Board of Behavior Sciences (Provider Number PCE 2885) to sponsor continuing education for Licensed Clinical Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists

Suicide Assessment, Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention on University Campuses

Nadine J. Kaslow, Ph.D., ABPP

Friday August 28th, 2019
8:00am - 4:30pm

UCLA Faculty Center
6 Continuing Education Credits

Schedule:

8:15-9:00am Sign in and Registration; Continental Breakfast provided
9:00-12:00pm Suicide Assessment, Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention on University Campuses
12:00-1:00pm Lunch provided
1:00-4:00pm Suicide Assessment, Prevention, Intervention, and Postvention on University Campuses
4:00-4:30pm Sign out

Cost:
General Attendance: $100
UCLA Faculty and Staff: $100
UCLA CAPS Staff and UCLA Students/Trainees: Free

Click here to Register

Program Description:

Using research evidence and clinical experience, this presentation will frame the suicidal crisis on university campuses, detail strategies for conducting risk assessments and formulating risk, overview evidence-based and culturally-informed prevention and intervention strategies with suicidal students, discuss postvention strategies, and explore therapist’s reactions to working with suicidal students.

Target audience includes, but is not limited to, college counseling center staff. The instructional level of this presentation is intermediate and advanced.

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the fundamentals of suicide risk assessment, risk formulation, documentation, and disposition
  2. Demonstrate competence in utilizing evidence-based and culturally-relevant strategies for preventing and treating suicidal students and offering postvention efforts following the death by suicide of a member of the university community
  3. Be attuned to their reactions to working with suicidal individuals and the university-community and families following a death by suicide and develop an approach to coping effectively with these challenging clinical and personal situations

About the Presenters:

Nadine J. Kaslow, Ph.D., ABPPis a Professor, Vice Chair for Faculty Development, and Director of the Atlanta Trauma Alliance, Emory University School of Medicine Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences; Chief Psychologist, Grady Health System; and Director of Postdoctoral Residency Training, Emory University School of Medicine. In 2012, she received a Doctorate of Humane Letters from Pepperdine University. The 2014 President of the American Psychological Association (APA), she is President of the APA’s Division of Psychologists in Public Service (Division 18). Dr. Kaslow is Past President of APA’s Divisions of Clinical Psychology (12), Family Psychology (43), and Psychotherapy (29), as well as the American Board of Clinical Psychology and the American Board of Professional Psychology. She is the Former Chair and Board Member Emeritus of the Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). She was the Editor of the Journal of Family Psychology from 2008-2014. Dr. Kaslow was a Primary Care Public Policy Fellow through the United States Public Health Service, a fellow of the Executive Leadership in Academic Medicine Program, and a Fellow of the Woodruff Leadership Academy. She has received numerous awards including APA’s Distinguished Contributions for Education and Training Award, an APA Presidential Citation for assisting displaced interns and postdoctoral fellows in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, APPIC’s Award for Excellence in Postdoctoral Training, a Heiser Award for her legislative advocacy efforts, the Elizabeth Hurlock Beckman Award for inspiring her junior colleagues to develop effective programs in the community, the Grady Health Foundation’s Inspiring Mentor Award, Emory University’s Thomas Jefferson Award, and a Distinguished Member of Psi Chi – the International Honor Society in Psychology. She has received multiple federal and foundation grants and served as the Principal Investigator for the Garrett Lee Smith Memorial Campus Suicide Prevention Grant awarded to Emory University. She has published over 300 articles and four books, one of which is a co-edited book entitled Advancing the science of suicidal behavior: Understanding and intervention. A member of Rosalynn Carter’s Mental Health Advisory Board, she is a nationally recognized expert in culturally-informed suicide assessment and intervention including on college and university campuses, family violence, psychology education and training and clinical supervision, and leadership development. Dr. Kaslow is the psychologist for the Atlanta Ballet and a frequent media guest.

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* UCLA-CAPS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. UCLA-CAPS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
* UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services is approved by the Board of Behavior Sciences (Provider Number PCE 2885) to sponsor continuing education for Licensed Clinical Social Workers and Marriage and Family Therapists

CE Cancellation Policy

If you need to cancel for any reason, you must notify us one week or more in advance of the scheduled CE date to receive a full refund. If you cancel within one week of the scheduled CE date, there is a $50 processing fee for the cancellation, which will be deducted from the refunded balance. Cancellations must be in writing, preferably by email to ceprograms@caps.ucla.edu. Please allow up to one month to process your reimbursement to the original form of payment, and two months if reimbursement is through check.

Reservations cancelled on or after the date of the CE are not eligible for a refund. Please note, that if you arrive late for the CE and miss the sign in period, you will not be eligible to receive CE credits. APA requires you to be present for the entirety of the presentation to receive credits, and you will not be eligible for a refund.

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APA Approved Sponsor

UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists, UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services maintains responsibility for this program and its content.