Amherst Events

Continuing Education Opportunities: 2017 Spring Speaker Series

Specialized Considerations in the Treatment of Eating Disorders: Trauma Survivors and the LGBTQ Community
Colette Dugas, LICSW, SEP, Adult Clinician – Amherst Clinic
Shannon Marone, MAAT, ATR, Adult Clinician – Amherst Clinic

Thursday May 18, 2017
11:00-11:30am (Networking); 11:30am – 1:00pm (Presentation)
Walden Behavioral Care; 100 University Drive, Amherst, MA 01002

This two part presentation provides an overview of treatment curriculums being used to address the unique needs of patients with a co-occurring diagnosis of PTSD or who are trauma survivors, and of those in the LGBTQ community. Part one will introduce trauma psychoeducation, along with three key keys to cultivating resilience. Part two will discuss links between eating disorders and the LGBTQ population and present methods to integrate informed care.

CEs available for Social Workers, LMHCs, Psychologists, Nurses and Dietitians!

To register, please contact Fiona LaRosa-Waters at [email protected]

Walden Behavioral Care has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6755. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Walden Behavioral Care is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
Continuing Education credit for this program is awarded by Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) for the following professions.
Psychologists: Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education credit programs. CES maintains responsibility for this program. Psychologists receive 6 hours of continuing education credit upon completing this program.
Social Workers:CES, provider #1117, is approved as a Provider for Social Work Continuing Education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. CES maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB status: Active. Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers participating in this course will receive 6 clinical continuing education clock hours.
Nurses: As an American Psychological Association approved provider CES programs are accepted by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC). Every state Board of Nursing accepts ANCC approved programs except California and Iowa, however CES is also an approved Continuing Education provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing, (Provider Number CEP15567) which is also accepted by the Iowa Board of Nursing. Nurses completing this program receive 6 CE hours of credit..