Date: 4/4/2014 - 4/5/2014
Course #: 00342801
Location: Boston Park Plaza Hotel, 50 Park Plaza @ Arlington Street, Boston, MA 02116
|All Others ||$280.00|
Director(s): Judith Howe, LICSW|Judy Reiner Platt, Ed.D.|John D. Wechter, EdD
Offered by: Cambridge Health Alliance - Department of Psychiatry
April 4 ‑ 5, 2014
Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Boston, Massachusetts
The Department of Psychiatry
Cambridge Health Alliance Physicians Organization
Judith Howe, Judy Reiner Platt, and John Wechter
The objective of this course is to examine the emotional, cognitive, biological, and social issues affecting young children, their
families, and the therapeutic relationship. Attendees will be able to identify current issues in child theory, development, and
practice. They will be able to assess various childhood problems and ascertain how to address them with the best evidence-based
findings. Along with didactic lectures, interactive learning formats, such as case studies, panel presentations, and question/answer
sessions will be offered. The course is intended for all health and mental health clinicians, educators, and others interested in the
treatment and care of children. Learning Objectives: As a result of attending this course you will be able to: evaluate issues in child
development; develop strategies for talking to children about traumatic events; intervene after trauma; incorporate play, cognitive,
psychopharmacologic, or technological interventions into practice; analyze psychiatric emergencies, parenting issues, and family
issues and interventions.
Boston Park Plaza Hotel
|FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014 |
Moderator: Judith Howe
|7:45 - 8:30 ||Registration at the Boston Park Plaza Hotel|
|8:30 - 12:45 ||Morning Program|
|Understanding the Societal Forces that Impact Childhood |
|Talking to Children about External Traumatic Events: Lessons from 9/11, Newtown, Marathon Monday, and Other Tragedies |
Stuart J. Goldman
|Acute Psychiatric Emergencies in Children: What Clinicians Need to Know |
Laura M. Prager
|Emerging Technologies and Psychotherapy for Children |
|12:45 - 2:00 ||Break|
|2:00 - 5:00 ||Afternoon Program|
|Revising the Story, Renewing the Self: Recovering from Sexual Violence in Childhood |
|Treatment of Complex Childhood Trauma: Fostering Resilience Through Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency |
Margaret E. Blaustein
|Understanding Childhood Relationships: Real and Imaginary |
|SATURDAY, APRIL 5, 2014 |
Moderator: John Wechter
|8:30 - 12:45 ||Morning Program|
|Working with Angry Children: Strategies to Reinforce Motivation, Cooperation, and Resilience |
Robert B. Brooks
|The Emotions around Psychopharmacology: To Medicate or Not to Medicate |
|Guarding and Guiding the Child-Parent Relationship |
|After Divorce: What Helps Children Survive and Thrive |
Patricia L. Papernow
|12:45 - 2:00 ||Break|
|2:00 - 5:00 ||Afternoon Program|
|Children, Parents, and Therapists Together: An Update on the Real Work of Play Therapy |
|CBT Strategies for Childhood Anxiety Disorders |
|Supporting Siblings of Children with Mental Health Needs |
Program changes/substitutions may be made without notice.
The Harvard Medical School is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.
The Harvard Medical School designates this live activity for a maximum of
14 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada recognizes conferences and workshops held outside of Canada that are developed by a university, academy, hospital, specialty society or college as accredited group learning activities.
AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ claimed by physicians attending live events certified and organized in the United States for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ can be claimed through the agreement and mutual recognition of credits between UEMS and AMA, considered as being equal to the European Continuous Medical Education Credits (ECMEC©) granted by the UEMS. One AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ is equivalent to one (1) hour of European EACCME Credit (ECMEC©), therefore up to
14 ECMEC© Credits are available. Each medical specialist should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational activity.
Psychologists: The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division, is approved by the American Psychological
Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Cambridge Health Alliance maintains responsibility for this program and its
content. This course offers 7 credits per day for a total of 14 continuing education credits.
Social Workers and Family Therapists: Application has been made to the Collaborative of the Massachusetts Chapter of the
National Association of Social Workers, and the CT, MA, and RI Chapters of The Association for Marriage and Family Therapy for total of 14
continuing education credits, (7 credits per day).
Counselors and Educators: The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education Division, is an Approved Continuing
Education Provider and may offer NBCC approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The Cambridge Health Alliance solely
is responsible for all aspects of the program. This program is approved for 14 clock hours, Provider #5444, and is also applicable for
Commonwealth of Massachusetts Counseling/Allied Mental Health accreditation and PDP Educator accreditation for a total of 14 credits.
Nurses: The American Nurses Credentialing Center, Commission on Accreditation, accepts continuing education from the Accreditation
Council on Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) toward recertification. The Cambridge Health Alliance, Psychiatry Continuing Education
Division, verifies that this course is a planned, organized learning experience designed to augment the knowledge, skills, and attitudes for the
enhancement of nursing practice to the end of improving health care to the public as mandated by Massachusetts Regulation 244 CMR 5.00
toward relicensing requirements. This course offers a total of 16.8 hours.
This course is designed to meet one or more of the following Accreditation Council of Graduate Medical Education competencies:
- patient care
- medical knowledge
- interpersonal and communication skills
Physicians' Fee: $380 (USD)
All Others: $280 (USD)
Registration by credit card (VISA or MasterCard) can be made online via the REGISTER NOW! link above.
Registration by check (draft on a United States bank), please make payable to Harvard Medical School and mail with registration form to Harvard Medical School - Department of Continuing Education, PO Box 417476, Boston, MA 02241-7476. Telephone or fax registration is not accepted. Registration with cash payment is not permitted. Upon receipt of your paid registration an email confirmation from the HMS-DCE office will be sent to you. Be sure to include an email address that you check frequently. Your email address is used for critical information including: registration confirmation, evaluation and certificate.
By phone 617-384-8600, Monday-Friday, 10 AM to 4 PM (EST) or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Harvard Medical School (HMS) adheres to all ACCME Essential Areas, Standards, and Policies. It is HMS's policy that those who have influenced the content of a CME activity (e.g. planners, faculty, authors, reviewers and others) disclose all relevant financial relationships with commercial entities so that HMS may identify and resolve any conflicts of interest prior to the activity. These disclosures will be provided in the activity materials along with disclosure of any commercial support received for the activity. Additionally, faculty members have been instructed to disclose any limitations of data and unlabeled or investigational uses of products during their presentations.
A handling fee of $60 is deducted for cancellation. Refund requests must be received by postal mail, email or fax one week prior to this activity. No refunds will be made thereafter.
COURSE LOCATION & ACCOMMODATIONS / TRAVEL
All sessions will be held at The Boston Park Plaza Hotel. Rooms in Boston are
limited; you are urged to make your reservations early. A block of rooms has been reserved at the Boston Park Plaza, 64 Arlington Street,
Boston, MA 02116 (617) 426-2000 or (800) 225-2008 until March 12, 2014. Please specify that you are enrolled in this course to receive a
Please do not purchase non-refundable airline ticket(s) until you have received an email from our office confirming your paid registration. For airline reservations contact the HMS Travel Desk toll free 1-877-4-HARVMD (1-877-442-7863) Monday - Friday 9 AM - 8 PM (EST). From outside the U.S., Canada and Virgin Islands, please call 617-559-3764.
|MARGARET E. BLAUSTEIN, PH.D.
Director of Training and Education, The Trauma Center, Justice Resource Center, Brookline; Co-Developer: Attachment, Self-Regulation, and Competency (ARC) Treatment Framework; Co-Author: Treating Traumatic Stress in Children and Adolescents
|ROBERT B. BROOKS, PH.D.
Consultant, McLean Hospital; Faculty, Harvard Medical School; Recipient of numerous awards including: Gubernatorial Award for Distinguished Public Service; Special Recognition and Media Award, Massachusetts Psychological Association; Author/Co-Author of 15 books including: Raising Resilient Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders; Raising Resilient Children; Nurturing Resilience in Our Children: Answers to the Most Important Parenting Questions; Raising a Self-Disciplined Child; Handbook of Resilience in Children; Angry Children, Worried Parents: Seven Steps to Help Families Manage Anger; The Power of Resilience: Achieving Balance, Confidence, and Personal Strength in Your Life
|NANCY CARLSSON-PAIGE, ED.D.|
Co-Founder, Center for Peaceable Schools and Professor Emerita, Lesley University; Recipient of numerous awards for leadership and advocacy in peace and early childhood education including: Educator of the Year, Peace and Justice Studies Association; Robert F. Kennedy Children's Action Corps, Embracing the Legacy; and Family Advocate of the Year, Boston Parents Paper; Publications include: Taking Back Childhood; War Play Dilemma; Who's Calling the Shots; Before Push Comes to Shove
|TRACY GLEASON, PH.D
Psychological Director, Wellesley College Child Study Center and Professor of Psychology, Wellesley College; Author of numerous articles on child and moral development
|STUART J. GOLDMAN, MD
Associate Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School at Children's Hospital Boston; Contributor to: Harvard Review of Psychiatry; Child and Adolescent Psychiatric Clinics of North America; Academic Psychiatry; and others
|RICHARD HOFFMAN, MFA|
Faculty, Department of Writing, Literature, and Publishing, and Senior Writer-in-Residence, Emerson College; Chair Emeritus of PEN New England; Survivor and Activist; Award winning author, poet, and essayist including: Half the House: A Memoir; Without Paradise; Gold Star Road; Emblem; Interference and Other Stories; Love and Fury: A Memoir (in press)
|JUDITH HOWE, LICSW
Director, Child and Adolescent Outpatient Psychiatric Services, Chief, Psychiatry Social Work, and Director, Social Work Training, Cambridge Health Alliance; Teaching Associate in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Award Recipient of the 2012 Psychoanalytic and Psychodynamic Teachers' Academy
|JUDITH KNEEN, LICSW
Clinical Assistant Professor (Retired), Boston University School of Social Work; Founder, New England Center for Sand World Play Studies; Founding Member, New England Association for Play Therapy; Consultant to mental health agencies and schools; Private Practice, Watertown
|MIKE LANGLOIS, LICSW|
Faculty: Harvard Medical School at Cambridge Health Alliance, Boston College School for Social Work, and State University of New York at Buffalo; Consultant on social media to Department of Mental Health and Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association; Creator of "Gamer Therapist"; Private Practice, Cambridge; Author: Reset: Video Games and Psychotherapy; Contributor to: Psychotherapy Networker; The New Social Worker; Mother Jones
|PATRICIA L. PAPERNOW, ED.D.
Clinical Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School at Cambridge Health Alliance; Senior Training Faculty, National Stepfamily Resource Center; Private Practice, Hudson; Author of numerous publications on stepfamilies and co-parenting including: Surviving and Thriving in Stepfamily Relationships: What Works and What Doesn't; Becoming a Stepfamily: Patterns of Development in Remarried Families JUDY REINER PLATT, Ed.D., Director, Division of Continuing Education, Department of Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance; Lecturer on Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
|LAURA M. PRAGER, MD
Director, Child Psychiatry Emergency Service and recipient of numerous teaching awards, Massachusetts General Hospital; Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Assistant Editor: Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Co-Author: Suicide by Security Blanket, and Other Stories from the Child Emergency Service: What Happens to Children with Acute Mental Illness
|JEFFERSON PRINCE, MD|
Director, Child Psychiatry, North Shore Medical Center, Salem; Staff Psychiatrist, Massachusetts General Hospital; Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Recipient of numerous awards including Laughlin Fellow, American College of Psychiatrists; Author of numerous publications including Almost Depressed: Is My (or My Loved One's) Unhappiness a Problem
|EMILY RUBIN, MA
Director of Sibling Support, Eunice Kennedy Shriver Center, University of Massachusetts Medical School; Co-Principal Investigator/Research Associate, Sibling Support Demonstration Project, Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance; President, Massachusetts Sibling Support Network
|CATHERINE STEINER-ADAIR, ED.D.
Associate Psychologist and Director, Eating Disorders Education and Prevention, Klarman Center, McLean Hospital; Clinical Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Consultant and Private Practice, Chestnut Hill; Author: The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age; Full of Ourselves: A Wellness Program to Advance Girl Power, Health, and Leadership
|JOHN WECHTER, ED.D.|
Supervisor, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Cambridge Health Alliance; Instructor in Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School; Private Practice, Cambridge
| ||KERRY-ANN WILLIAMS, MD|
Psychiatrist: Child and Adolescent Unit, Cambridge Health Alliance and Justice Resource Center, Brookline; Instructor in Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
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