Professional Development and Continuing Education

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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 Cruz is 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 Diaz is 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



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., ABPP is 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

Legal and Ethical Issues in University CAPS Centers: A Review and Update

Individualities: Ten Angles of Vision on Personality Differences that Matter for Therapy

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) is pleased to welcome

NANCY MCWILLIAMS

for a continuing education event on Friday April 6, 2018 from 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Individualities: Ten Angles of Vision on Personality Differences that Matter for Therapy 

Program Description:

This six-hour program covers personality structure and its relevance to practice by reviewing ten psychological lenses through which personality has been viewed: temperament; attachment; observed clinical pattern; defensive structure; affective organization; implicit cognition; motivational systems; self-definition versus self-in-relation orientation; core relational theme; and organizing developmental issue

6 CE hours available (for psychologists, social workers, and LMFTs)

SPACE IS LIMITED SO REGISTRATIONS WILL BE ACCEPTED ON A FIRST COME, FIRST SERVE BASIS

General Registration: $100.00
Current UCLA Staff and Faculty: $65.00
Currently UCLA CAPS Staff: $0

Registration is now closed

Registration will be confirmed following payment. 

Location: Pauley Pavilion
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Schedule:
8:00 - 8:30 am   Registration/ Sign In (Continental breakfast provided)
8:30 - 10:00 am   Ten angles of vision through which individuality has been studied
10:00 - 10:15 am Break
10:15 - 11:45 am The severity dimension: borderline-level processes in personality
11:45 am - 1:15 pm Lunch (on your own)
1:15 - 2:45 pm The severity dimension: psychotic-level processes in personality
2:45 - 3:00 pm Break
3:00 - 4:30 pm Some challenging personality issues: schizoid and self-defeating patterns
 4:30 - 5:00 pm Sign out

Learning Objectives:

Upon completion of the training participants can be expected to:

  1. Differentiate between understanding personality in terms of traits, even conceived as dimensional, versus in terms of intersubjective themes, and to apply that understanding toward a more nuanced formulation of the psychologies of their individual clients;
  2. Discriminate between the criteria for judging improvement in short research projects from these applicable to most clinical situations;
  3. Improve their capacity to identify borderline personality organization in clients who fail to meet criteria for the categorical diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder;
  4. Improve their capacity to diagnose paranoid themes and psychotic-level preoccupations in their clients;
  5. Make clinical choices that increase their effectiveness with clients who have personality patterns that reflect particular attachment styles. 
  6. Develop a psychotherapy style appropriate for each client's level and type of personality structure. 

Intended Audience & Instructional Level Professionals working in college counseling centers. Intermediate level of instruction, intended to be valuable to therapists at all levels of experience.


About the Presenter:

Nancy McWilliams teachers at Rutgers Graduate School of Applied & Professional Psychology and has a private practice at New Jersey. She is author of Psychoanalytic Diagnosis, Psychoanalytic Case Formulation, and Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, all with Guillford Press. She is co-editor of the Psychodynamic Diagnostic Manual (PDM-2). Her books on formulation and treatment are now in 20 languages. She is a former president of Division 39 of the American Psychological Association and is on the editorial board of Psychoanalytic Psychology. A graduate of the National Psychological Association for Psychoanalysis, Dr. McWilliams is also affiliated with the Center for Psychotherapy and Psychoanalysis of New Jersey and the National Training Program of the National Institute for the Psychotherapies in New York City. 

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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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.