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Continuing Education Events

American Psychological Association has approved PSCP to offer continuing education for psychologists.

The Pennsylvania Boards of Social Workers, Marriage and Family Therapists and Professional Counselors have approved APA/PSCP programs for CE credits for these professionals.

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Date
Workshop Titles (abbreviated)
Speaker (s)
3.0 CE credits each w/shop
Location
12-12 am Overwhelmed Parents-Autism Dr. Robert Naseef Act 48 Phila College of Osteo. Med

12-19 am

Ethical Dilemmas: Shedding LIght into the Darkness Drs.Gantman/Silbertrust Ethics Temple- Fort Washington
12-19 pm Team Sport: Primary Care Psychology as Integrated, Collaborative Healthcare Practice Dr. Barry Jacobs Act 48 Temple- Fort Washington
1-30-15 AM Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training for Mandated Reporters

Ron Fischman Ed. D.Julie Meranze Levitt, PhD.

Act 48 Phila College of Osteo. Med
1-30-15 PM Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training for Mandated Reporters

Ron Fischman Ed. D.Julie Meranze Levitt, PhD.

Act 48 Phila College of Osteo. Med

2-12-15

EVE

Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training for Mandated Reporters

Robert Naseef, Ph.D.

Act 48

Temple- Fort Washington

All workshops are 3.0 CE credits and include continental breakfast or lunch unless otherwise indicated

$70 Member
$95 Non Member

Special Note: $80.00 non member Child Abuse workshops
$50 Student Member
$60 Student Non Member
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IMPORTANT MANDATED TRAINING 

"Child Abuse Recognition and Reporting Training for Mandated Reporters"

Mandated Trainings, Friday January 30, 2015
Choice A :    Presented by Dr. Ronald Fischman and Dr. Julie Meranze-Levitt
9:00am - 12:00noon 3.0 credits----
SOLD OUT
Registration/Continental Breakfast served 8:30 am
Mandated Trainings, Friday January 30, 2015
Choice B:     Presented by Dr. Ronald Fischman and Dr. Julie Meranze-Levitt
1:00 - 4:00 pm Afternoon  3.0 credits
SOLD OUT
Registration/Lunch served 12:30 pm

Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine
Evans Hall 4170 City Ave, Philadelphia, PA 19131 
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Mandated Training, Thursday, February 12, 2015 

Choice C:  Presented by Dr. Robert Naseef   

    SOME SEATS REMAIN  

5:30 pm - 8:30 pm Evening (Dinner and Credits) Includes 3.0  CEU credits  Act 48 credits available
Registration/Light Dinner served 5:00 pm 
Act 48 credits available  
Temple University Fort Washington Campus  425 Commerce Drive   Fort Washington, PA 19034
 

Important Facts: Act 31 A2014, passed April 15, 2014 mandates training and child abuse recognition and reporting for all health care professionals and funeral directors each licensing biennium. It augments previous legislation, specifying educators as mandated reporters.

Questions and Answers about Child Abuse Training:

Who is eligible to take this course with PSCP? Who can you invite to join you? 

  • LPC's, MFT, Health Professionals, Social Workers, Psychologists plus..
  • Licensed Physicians or Osteopaths, Medical examiners, Coroner, Funeral Directors
    Dentists, optometrists, chiropractors, Podiatrists, RNs, LPNs
    Hospital personnel, Christian Science Practitioners,
    School Administrators, Teachers, Nurses (School), Social Service workers
    Day Care Center workers, Child Care or Foster Care Workers
    Mental Health professionals, Peace officers or Law Enforcement officers

 What licensing information do I need to know?   

  • New licensees must complete 3 hours of training
  • Licensee renewals must have 2 hours of training.
  • These hours can count towards your 30 credits
  • Social Workers biennium ends February 28, 2015.
  • Psychologists biennium end November 30, 2015.

What is the cost and what is provided? 

  • $70.00 PSCP Members $80.00 Not yet members
  • 3.0 continuing education credits
  • Continental breakfast, delicious Lunch or light evening meal
  • Opportunity for Act 48 credits ($15.00 for 3.0 credits)

Who is providing the training?

††††† Training provided by Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists pending approval by Department of Public Welfare. We have every reason to believe we will be granted approval. Should, for some reason unbeknownst to us, approval would be held up, all monies would be refunded. We are confident in moving forward in our Education Program.      

How can my friends and colleagues register? 
 Feel free to share this information with colleagues. They may also register at the link provided at the top of the page.     

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Friday, December 12 9:00-12:00

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Robert Naseef, Ph.D. presents:

Overwhelmed parents raising children with autism: How psychologists can help

Location: Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine Evans Hall 4170 City Avenue, Philadelphia, PA 19131 • 215-871-6100

Autism spectrum disorders are now a major public health issue impacting one in 68 children.  Getting a diagnosis of autism can be an overwhelming experience especially at the beginning. This presentation provides perspective on the meaning of the diagnosis, getting services, managing stress, and enjoying family life.  Integrating clinical, research, and personal perspectives, the focus will be on helping families navigate the emotional landscape and the controversial issues of raising a child with autism from diagnosis, school years, adolescence, and adulthood.

1.   Discuss typical parental reactions to the diagnosis.
2.   Understand why autism is considered a spectrum disorder and its natural history.
3.   Explain the similarities and differences of treatment approaches.
4.   Learn techniques helpful in enhancing parental coping skills.
5.   Explain disparities in the average age of diagnosis for African-American and Hispanic children.

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Friday, December 19 9:00-12:00-ETHICS

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Dr. Carol Gantman and Dr. Dea Silbertrust present:

Ethical Dilemmas: Shedding Light into the Darkness

Location: Temple University Fort Washington Room# 9 401 Commerce Dr, Fort Washington, PA 19034

In this workshop we will consider typical ethical dilemmas arising in daily psychological practice. In the first half of the workshop will focus on personal and professional  boundaries, including the challenges of social media and distinguishing between boundary crossings and boundary violations.  In the second half will address the complexity which arises when clinical judgement must be informed by ethical concerns in areas such as confidentality, informed consent and duty to warn/protect.  This will be done in an interactive manner  between the presenters and the audience and will be steeped in clinical scenarios.

1._Determine the factors necessary to develop a professional Social Media policy.

2._Differentiate boundary crossings and boundary violations in the context of online information gathering  about and communications with clients. 

3._List 3 means to maintain clearer boundaries around your personal online information
4.___Describe how to discern when one has the duty to warn and what steps to take.
5.__List 3 ways to protect client confidentiality when using electronic communications. 

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Friday, December 19 1:00-4:00

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Dr. Barry Jacobs, Ph.D. present:

Team Sport: Primary Care Psychology as Integrated, Collaborative Healthcare Practice

Location: Temple University Fort Washington Room #9 401 Commerce Dr, Fort Washington, PA 19034

Primary care is a broad-based, fast-paced setting in which psychological problems, including those associated with chronic medical illnesses, can be readily and effectively addressed. In this 3-hour workshop led by a clinical psychologist who has served as a faculty member for the Crozer-Keystone Family Medicine Residency for the past 20 years, we’ll outline the array of roles and skills for competent, psychological practice in primary care. Specific attention will be devoted to trust-building with physicians, Motivational Interviewing, brief assessments and psychotherapies, and ethical dilemmas

1. Define primary care as the linchpin for cost-effective, preventative healthcare.
2. Describe array of roles and skills of competent psychological practice in primary care.
3. Outline Primary Care Behavioral Health model of primary care mental health practice.
4. Identify 3 common ethical dilemmas for primary care psychologists.
5. Describe medical, psychological and pharmacological knowledge base of primary care psychology.

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Contact us at 215-885-2562 or click on Suggestions for CE Topics. We look forward to hearing from you.

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Workshops Co-Sponsored by PSCP
PSCP is delighted to be Co-Sponsoring the following Continuing Education workshops. Please contact the presenting organization for registration and questions.

Sunday, September 14, 2014      
Presented by The Greater Philadelphia Society of Clinical Hypnosis and the
 Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists
“Inductions:  Demonstrations and Practice”

Presenter:         Michele Lyons-Fadel, MSS, LCSW
Place:               Roxborough Memorial Hospital
Time:                10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Contact:            Suzanne Malik      GPSCH Administrative Director  
610-527-3710  gpsch@verizon.net
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Sunday, October 12, 2014      
Presented by The Greater Philadelphia Society of Clinical Hypnosis and the
 Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists
"Mirror, Mirror in the Brain: Storytelling and Hypnotic Suggestion in Psychotherapy: A Case Illustration"


Presenter:         Stephen G. Glass, Ed.M.
Location:              Roxborough Memorial Hospital
Time:                10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Contact:            Suzanne Malik      GPSCH Administrative Director  
610-527-3710  gpsch@verizon.net
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Other CE workshops as well as information about statewide events can be found at the Pennsylvania Psychological Associationís website:
http://www.papsy.org/resources/ce.html


Fees

1.$15 Late Registration Fee less than 48 hours before workshop.
2. $20 Walk-In Registration Fee in addition to workshop fee.
3. If participant needs to cancel registration less than 48 hours before, PSCP reserves the right to issue a certificate for a free future workshop of equal duration. If they need to cancel registration more than 48 hours before a scheduled workshop, they may choose an option of receiving a free certificate for a future workshop of equal duration or a refund. ________________________________________________________________

PSCP Continuing Education Policy

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Inclement Weather Policy

In the event of inclement weather, the PSCP office will make every attempt to notify registered participants of any change in a scheduled workshop by contacting you at the phone and email you registered with.

  • Postponement information will be posted on the website by 5:00 PM the day before the workshop.
  • Email notifications will be sent to registrants by 5:00 PM the day before the workshop.
  • An attempt will be made to notify each registrant by phone (at the number given when registering) the day before the workshop..
  • In the event of postponement, registration will be honored at the rescheduled program, or at a future workshop of the registrants choosing.
  • Should an emergency arise early in the morning of a workshop program, a notification will be posted on the PSCP website by 6:30 AM (if possible)

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