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3 days of in depth exploration of Disorganized Attachment with Mary Main, Erik Hesse and Dan Siegel

Friday May 15 - Sunday May 17, 2015

Crest Theater, Los Angeles

Description

In this three day, one of a kind workshop, participants will be able to dive deeply into both the science and the clinical implications of attachment research with the leading pioneers in the field, Mary Main, Erik Hesse and Daniel Siegel. We will focus especially on the development and outcomes of those with disorganized attachment, exploring how to both deeply understand its etiology and approaches to healing this form of developmental trauma.

Among the subjects covered are: Frightening and Frightened Behaviors, Freezing or Stilling of expression, and simultaneous contradictory behaviours. The program also covers: Outcomes of Disorganized Attachment in various populations, social and cognitive dysfunction. motor and learning developmental patterns, speech and language difficulties based on attachment disorganization, and the link between Disorganized Attachment and adult dissociative disorders.

During the course of the three days, two senior clinicians will present their clinical work with children and families; Dr. Paula Thomson will discuss her use of the AAI in treatment and Dr. Bonnie Goldstein will present videotapes of her sessions with children. Drs. Mary Main, Erik Hesse, and Daniel Siegel will discuss the cases.

By spending time in person over these three days, a unique opportunity is available for clinicians, scientists, educators and other professionals to comprehensively engage with the faculty and the material. Come join us for this chance to become immersed in a synthesis of science and clinical practice to help those who've experienced disorganization and other challenges to wellbeing in their attachment histories.

Presenters

Mary Main, Ph.D. & Erik Hesse, Ph.D. - Drs. Main and Hesse are professors in the Department of Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley. They are known for discovering the "disorganized" patterns of infant and child attachment (with Judith Solomon and Jude Cassidy)and for identifying the sometimes startling forms of frightening/dissociative behavior seen in parents dentified as unresolved/disorganized on the Adult Attachment Interview

Daniel J. Siegel, M.D. - Dr. Siegel is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, UCLA School of Medicine. He is the Founding Editor of the Norton Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology and the author of several books on related topics. He has been trained in the AAI, and is well known for his many works concerning the mind/brain and therapeutic process.

Objectives

Those attending this conference will be able to:

1.  Identify 2 similarities between disorganized attachment and borderline personality disorders.

2.  Understand 3 physiological indices of disorganized attachment.

3.  Identify the full attachment spectrum.

4.  Recognize parental facial expression in frightened and frightening behavior.

5.  Identify 3 characteristics of ambivalent attachment.

6.  Identify 3 behaviors related to disorganized attachment.

7.  Distinguish between disorganized attachment and unclassified on the AAI.

8.  Explain attachment related states of mind.

9.  Distinguish disorganized attachment and dissociation.

10. Explain how attachment theory is applied to treatment of children

11. Name three states of disorganized attachment

12. Justify the use of the AAI in healing problems related to disorganized attachments.

13. Appraise the science and clinical applications of attachment research.

14. Explain how the AAI can be used to identify avoidant attachment.

15. Construct an approach to healing for those with developmental trauma.

16. Examine the connection between early trauma and disorganized attachment

17. Categorize developmental trauma patient's attachment style.

18. Explain how a coherent narrative affects adult attachemnt attachment

19. Contrast treatments for disorganized attachment and insecure attachment.

20. Analyze videotape sessions of disorganized attachment.

CE Credit

This Workshop offers 21 CE Hours
APA: Lifespan Learning Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Lifespan Learning Institute maintains responsibility for this conference and its content. This conference offers 21 hours of CE credit.

BBS: Lifespan Learning Institute is approved by California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to provide continuing education for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs (provider #PCE 21). This conference meets the qualifications for up to 21 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs as required by the California BBS.

BRN: Lifespan Learning Institute is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider #03424) to offer this activity for up to 21 contact hours.

IMQ/CMA: The Lifespan Learning Institute is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Lifespan Learning Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 21 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NBCC: Lifespan Learning Institute is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program(NBCC ACEP #5981). This course offers up to 21 NBCC clock hours.

Schedule

full schedule available soon -9:00 - 5:00 each day with morning and afternoon breaks and Lunch

General Information

$495.00 for early enrollment ($515.00 after May 1st)
Register Online lifespanlearn.org or Call (310) 922-3868

Location - The Crest Theater, 1262 Westwood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90024

Hotel & Travel - contact Susan Lamishaw (310) 284-5160
Parking - validated parking at reduced rate behind the theater.
Lunch - There will be morning and afternoon refreshments, however, lunch is NOT included.

Cancellations and Refunds: If Lifespan Learning Institute cancels or postpones a program, a full refund will be issued. If you need to cancel: Cancellation must be made in writing (by mail or by email) and received in our offices at least 10 days prior to the first date of the program. All cancellations are subject to a 20% cancellation fee or $30, which ever is greater. The cancellation fee is applicable even if you selected "pay later" and have not yet paid.

Grievance Policy: Lifespan Learning Institute is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the Ethical Principles of the APA, BBS, BRN, IMQ/CMA and NBCC. Lifespan Learning Institute will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Education Chair in consultation with the members of the continuing education committee and the program Chairperson.

Students with Disabilities: In accordance with the American with Disability Act (ADA), please contact our office (310.474.2505) at least 2 weeks before the program if you need special accommodations.

Disclosure: The Lifespan Learning Institute has implemented a process where everyone who is in a position to control the content of any educational activity must disclose any relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest. The speakers, presenters and planning committee members for this educational activity disclose that they have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

Happiness 2.0: The New Science of Mindfulness and Positive Neuroplasticity.

Rick Hanson, PhD and Elisha Goldstein, PhD.

Description

Complete information available soon

Presenters

rick Hanson thRick Hanson, PhD is a neuropsychologist, Senior Fellow of the Greater Good Science Center at UC Berkeley, and New York Times best-selling author. His books include Hardwiring Happiness, Buddha's Brain, Just One Thing, and Mother Nurture. Founder of the Wellspring Institute for Neuroscience and Contemplative Wisdom, he's been an invited speaker at Oxford, Stanford, and Harvard, and taught in meditation centers worldwide. He has several audio programs and his free Just One Thing newsletter has 100,000 subscribers.

 

 

 

elisha-goldsteinElisha Goldstein, PhD is a psychologist, author and speaker who synthesizes the pearls of traditional psychotherapy with a progressive integration of mindfulness to achieve mental and emotional healing. has published extensively and is author of numerous articles, chapters, and blogs, including the bestselling books The Now Effect: How This Moment Can Change the Rest of Your Life (Atria Books 2012), Mindfulness Meditations for the Anxious Traveler (Atria Books, 2013) and co-author of A Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Workbook (New Harbinger, 2010), foreword by Jon Kabat-Zinn. Elisha Goldstein's upcoming book is Uncovering Happiness: Overcoming Depression with Mindfulness and Self-Compassion (Atria Books, 2015). He is also creator of the Mindfulness and Psychotherapy column at Psychcentral.com and a frequent contributor to the Huffington Post. His professional research on Sacred Moments: Implications on Stress and Well-Being is published in The Journal of Clinical Psychology.

 

 

Objectives

Objectives will be posted soon

CE Credit

This Workshop offers 7 CE Hours
APA: Lifespan Learning Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Lifespan Learning Institute maintains responsibility for this conference and its content. This conference offers 7 hours of CE credit.

BRN: Lifespan Learning Institute is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider #03424) to offer this activity for up to 7 contact hours.

CMA: The Lifespan Learning Institute is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Lifespan Learning Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NBCC: Lifespan Learning Institute is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program(NBCC ACEP #5981). This course offers up to 7 NBCC clock hours.

Schedule

the schedule will be completed shortly

9:00 Welcome

midmorning break

Lunch

midafternoon break

5:30 Conclusion

General Information

$145 for early enrollment ($160 after October 1st)

Register Online lifespanlearn.org or Call (310) 922-3868

Location - TBD

Hotel & Travel - contact Susan Lamishaw (310) 284-5160
Parking - TBD
Lunch - There will be morning and afternoon refreshments, however, lunch is NOT included.

Cancellations and Refunds: If Lifespan Learning Institute cancels or postpones a program, a full refund will be issued. If you need to cancel: Cancellation must be made in writing (by mail or by email) and received in our offices at least 10 days prior to the first date of the program. All cancellations are subject to a 20% cancellation fee or $30, which ever is greater. The cancellation fee is applicable even if you selected "pay later" and have not yet paid.

Grievance Policy: Lifespan Learning Institute is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the Ethical Principles of the APA, BRN, CMA,and NBCC. Lifespan Learning Institute will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Education Chair in consultation with the members of the continuing education committee and the program Chairperson.

Students with Disabilities: In accordance with the American with Disability Act (ADA), please contact our office (310.474.2505) at least 2 weeks before the program if you need special accommodations.

Disclosure: The Lifespan Learning Institute has implemented a process where everyone who is in a position to control the content of any educational activity must disclose any relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest. The speakers, presenters and planning committee members for this educational activity disclose that they have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.

 

 

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Play, Creativity, Mindfulness & Neuroscience in Psychotherapy

 

Throughout the lifespan, play supports neurological growth and development while building complex, skilled, flexible, responsive, and socially adept brains. Play also improves the natural ability to convey emotions. Yet clients who suffer from early trauma sometimes experience a reduced capacity for play which may impact their potential for spontaneous laughter, joy, excitement, creativity and connection. Some clinicians are comfortable integrating improvisation and playfulness into their practice. Others have difficulty embracing the uncertainty which may emerge, particularly when delving into the pain experienced by their clients.

During this conference, leading researchers and clinicians will draw upon the evidence-based research in neuroscience and positive psychology to examine ways that clinicians can stimulate client resilience, creativity and spontaneity using play. Through lectures, case presentations and interactive panels, participants will increase their therapeutic efficacy by developing skills which enhance their receptiveness and presence during client sessions. Presentations will also provide skills for connecting empathically and attuning to non-verbal body reactions and movements so therapists can resonate with clients at a deep, somatic level. Innovative methods for including humor, positive psychology and play in the therapeutic milieu will be explored with the goal of bringing more joy and creativity into the therapeutic process.

Registration is now open online: ucla extension button and by phone: 310.825.7093

 

PROGRAM SCHEDULE

Friday, March 6

Play and Creativity

9:00-9:15 AM  Introduction
                     Marion Solomon, PhD

9:15-10:15AM  Mindfulness, Play, Wisdom and Happiness
                      Daniel J. Siegel, MD

10:15-10:55 AM  The Process of Creative Expression
                         Alanis Morissette

10:55-11:15 AM BREAK

11:15-11:55 AM  Fail Happy! Developing Resilience with the Improviser Mindset
Zoe Galvez and Betsy Crouch

11:55-12:25 PM  Creative Expression, Trauma and Healing
Discussion: Dan Siegel, Alanis Morissette, Zoe Galvez and Betsy Crouch

12:25-1:40 PM  LUNCH (12:30-1:00 PM Kyra Haglund, MSW "Mind, Body, Breath Awareness)

1:40-2:20 PM  The Power of Play
                      Stuart Brown, MD

2:20-3:00 PM  Interpersonal Neurobiology of Play: A Cross-Cultural Perspective
                     Theresa Kestly, PhD

3:00-3:20 PM Break

3:20-4:00 PM  Theraplay - Playing With Someone Who Loves You: Creating Resilience and Reducing Stress
                      Phyllis Booth, PhD

4:00-4:40 PM  Creativity: The Art of Being an Educator of Psychotherapy
                     Louis Cozolino, PhD

4:40-5:30 PM  Panel Discussion: Dan Siegel, Lou Cozolino, Stuart Brown, Theresa Kestley, Phyllis Booth, and Alanis Morissette
                     Moderator: Bonnie Goldstein

 

Saturday, March 6

Play, Spontaneity and Connection

9:00-9:15 AM  Introduction
                     Bonnie Goldstein, PhD

9:15-9:55 AM  Right Brain in Play, Creativity and Connection
                     Allan Schore, PhD

10:00-10:40 AM   Project Joy
                          Steve Gross, MSW

10:40–11:00AM  BREAK

11:00-12:20PM  Trauma, Attachement and Creativity
                        Paula Thomson, PhD

12:20–1:30PM  LUNCH (Julian Walker "Mindfulness")

1:30-2:10 PM  Trauma's Devastating Impact on Imagination and It's Restoration with Focused Play, Theater and Rhythmical Engagement
                     Bessel van der Kolk, MD

2:15-2:55 PM  A Different Way of Playing
                     Pat Ogden, PhD

3:00-3:40 PM  What Enhances and Inhibits Play - The Effect of Trauma and Social Joy on the Brain
                     Jaak Panksepp, PhD

3:40-4:00 PM BREAK

4:00-4:40 PM  Awakening Clinical Intuition: Creativity and Play
                     Dr. Terry Marks-Tarlow

4:40-5:30 PM  Panel Discussion: Dan Siegel, Pat Ogden, Jaak Panksepp, Terry Marks-Tarlow
                     Moderator: Marion Solomon

 

Sunday, March 8

Cultivating Well-Being: An Integration of Play, Creativity, Mindfulness and Neuroscience

9:00–9:15AM  Introduction
                     Bonnie Goldstein, PhD

 

9:15-10:15 AM  Awakening Resilience, Lovingkindness, and Compassion with Mindfulness
                       Sharon Salzberg

 

10:15-11:15 AM  Love 2.0
                         Barbara Fredrickson, PhD

 

11:15-11:30 AM BREAK

 

11:30-12:00 PM Noon Discussion: Dan Siegel, Sharon Salzberg, Barbara Fredrickson

 

12:00 -1:20 PM  Lunch (12:00-12:30PM Dan Leven Improv)

 

1:20-2:00 PM  Rage, Creativity and Comedy
                     Jonathan Lynn, MA and Rita Lynn, PsyD

 

2:00-2:20 PM  Messiness and Intersubjective Co-Creation
                     Brian Pezzone (Improvisational Concert Pianist)

 

2:20-3:00 PM  Flow
                     Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi

 

3:00-4:00PM  The Musical Dialogue: Combinatory Play, the Creative Process and Improvisation
                    Victoria Stevens and Bryan Pezzone, California Philharmonic (Grand Piano Provided by Yamaha)

 

4:00-4:15 PM  BREAK

 

4:15-5:30 PM  Synthesizing Disparate Elements: Integration for Clinical Treatment
                     Panel Discussion: Dan Siegel, Allan Schore, Victoria Stevens, Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi, Sharon Salzberg, Barbara Fredrickson, Jonathan and Rita Lynn
                     Moderator: Marion Solomon




 

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This workshop is also a fundraiser for World Teacher Aid.  All proceeds will be used to help fund building a school in Lemolo, Kenya.

$145 for early enrollment ($160 after January 23rd) 
Special rate for students, interns and groups of 3 or more: $116.00 per person ($128 per person after January 23rd)

$500 Divine Donor (*This donation comes with VIP Seating, signed copies of speakers books, and lunch at Fresh Corn Grill with the speakers)

Crest Theater, Los Angeles

register now 195

Description

Cultivating Loving Connections: What the Brain Tells Us About Attachment

This integrative conference brings together relationship specialists from a range of treatment approaches, illuminating the processes that create change and the properties of healing relationships. We explore the complexities of attachment , mind and body, and taking into account the deeply social nature of the brain while examining effective communication strategies that facilitate the process of change.

This program is designed for mental health practitioners including psychologists, MFTs, LCSWs, psychiatrists, counselors, and other mental health professionals of all skilll levels.

• Lessons from Kenya: The Transformative Power of Hope, Trust and Teamwork.
Ellyn Bader, PhD and Peter Pearson, PhD

• Beneath the Words: Understanding and Working with Relationships through the Lens of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.
Pat Ogden, PhD and Bonnie Goldstein, PhD

• Taking a Stand for Secure Functioning Relationships: A Psychobiological Approach To Couple Therapy (PACT).
Stan Tatkin, PhD

• Toward an Encounter-centered Approach to Couples Therapy
Mary Kay Cocharo, LMFT

• Attachment, Culture and the Brain: How Interpersonal Neurobiology affects Relationships.

Marion Solomon. PhD

All proceeds from this conference will go to World Teacher Aid to finance building another school classroom in Lemolo, Kenya. We thank our speakers for joining together, volunteering their time at this collaborative presentation and are especially thankful to Will Greig of The Crest Theater for donating the use of this beautiful historical theatre for our conference and fundraiser and to Lena Won Yi Klienberg of Fresh Corn Grill for genorously hosting the Divine Donors Lunch.

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Presenters

 Ellyn Bader Ellyn Bader, PhD, since the early 1980s Dr. Bader has specialized in helping couples transform their relationships. She is considered by many to be the preeminent expert in couples therapy training. As a therapist, Ellyn combines her keen perception with her unparalleled command of theory and practical application. Learn more at couplesinstitute.com.
 peter pearson Peter Pearson, PhD, and his wife, Dr. Ellyn Bader, are pioneers in the field of couples therapy, creating The Developmental Model of Couples Therapy and founding The Couples Institute. He and his wife have been featured on over 50 radio and television programs including “The Today Show” and “CBS Early Morning News.” Learn more at couplesinstitute.com.
 stan tatkin Stan Tatkin, PsyD, author of Your Brain on Love, Wired for Love, and Love and War, is a clinician, researcher, teacher, and developer of a Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy® (PACT). He has a clinical practice in Calabasas, CA and developed the PACT Institute for the purpose of training other psychotherapists to use this method in their clinical practice. Learn more at stantatkin.com
 pat ogden Pat Ogden, PhD, is a pioneer in somatic psychology and the Founder and Educational Director of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy® Institute, an internationally recognized school specializing in somatic–cognitive approaches for the treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder and attachment disturbances. Learn more at sensorimotorpsychotherapy.org
 bonnie goldstein Bonnie Mark-Goldstein, Ph.D., specializes in helping our younger clients navigate through life's complexities and transition into the next stage of life. She is the Director of the Center for Psychological Services, offering integrative treatment through the lens of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy®, Interpersonal Neurobiology & Attachment, and the dynamic interaction of group psychotherapy.. She is co-editor of the Handbook of Infant, Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy, Vol l & ll, and Treating Attention Deficit and Hyperactivity Disorder in Children and Adolescents, and is program director at Lifespan Learning Institute, a non-profit agency bringing together mental health professionals. for continuing education and training. Learn more at drbonniegoldstein.com
mary-kay-cocharo Mary Kay Cocharo, LMFT, works with couples in West Los Angeles for the past 25 years. She has been a Certified Imago Relationship Therapist for the past 17 years and is also a Master level Clinician in Encounter-Centered Couples Therapy.
She is actively involved in training and supervising interns on their way to licensure. She has taught and supervised at various schools and agencies around the city in both Postmodern Therapies and Couples Counseling. She is currently teaching couples therapy at Phillips Graduate Institute. She is passionate about couples work which she offers through 2 day Intensives and Workshops, and is the Founder of The Conversation Group. Learn more at
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 marion solomon Marion Solomon, PhD is Director of Training, Lifespan Learning Institute; Lecturer at the David Geffen School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry at UCLA, and Senior Extension faculty at the Department of Humanities, Sciences and Social Sciences at UCLA. She also has a private practice in West Los Angeles, specializing in treating relationship issues. 

 

Objectives

– Relate two ways that culture affects modern intimate relationships, and the implications for treatment. 

– Recognize the similarities and differences between therapeutic modalities presented to treat partners, parents and couples (PACT, Imago, Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, Psychodynamic Couple therapy etc.) 

– Discuss 4 ways of integrating physical sensations with emotional reactions and treatment implications for clinicians that foster healthy patterns of interaction. 

– Demonstrate three ways to use physical movement, in treatment of couples to increase understanding of sensorimotor implicit and explicit movement and integrate props such as chairs on wheels for partners and therapist in order to offer new treatment tools to clinicians who are treating couples.

– Summarize 3 ways to help partners improve their implicit and explicit responses to each other, in order to foster clear communication and enhance the quality of their relationship. 

– Distinguish five ways that interpersonal Neuroscience enhances partners understanding of one another and the impact of this on their relationship.

– Interpret issues of diversity within community and views of relationships therein, to offer a wider range of treatment in couple therapy. 


CE Credit

This Workshop offers 7 CE Hours

APA: Lifespan Learning Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Lifespan Learning Institute maintains responsibility for this conference and its content. This conference offers 7 hours of CE credit.

BBS: Lifespan Learning Institute is approved by California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BBS) to provide continuing education for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs (provider #PCE 21). This conference meets the qualifications for up to 7 hours of continuing education credit for MFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs as required by the California BBS.

BRN: Lifespan Learning Institute is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (provider #03424) to offer this activity for up to 7 contact hours.

IMQ/CMA: The Lifespan Learning Institute is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Lifespan Learning Institute designates this live activity for a maximum of 7 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

NBCC: Lifespan Learning Institute is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEPTM) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program(NBCC ACEP #5981).   This course offers up to 7 NBCC clock hours.

Schedule

9:00 Welcome

 Lessons from Kenya: The Transformative Power of Hope, Trust and Teamwork.
Ellyn Bader, PhD & Peter Pearson, PhD

10:20 Break

10:30 Beneath the Words: Understanding and working with couples through the lens of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.
Pat Ogden, PhD & Bonnie Goldstein, PhD

11:50 Panel discussion

12:20 Lunch

1:20 Taking a Stand for Secure Functioning Relationships: A Psychobioogical Approact To couple therapy (PACT).
Stan Tatkin, PhD

2:20 Afternoon Break 

2:30 Toward an Encounter-centered Approach to Couples Therapy
Mary Kay Cocharo

3:20 Attachment, Culture and the Brain: How Interpersonal Neurobiology affects Relationships.
Marion Solomon, PhD

4:10 Panel Discussion

5:00 Conclusion

 

World Teacher Aid - Lemolo

World Teacher Aid ~ Building Schools in Africa

All enrollment fees from this learning experience go towards building a school in Lemolo, Kenya, and all speakers are donating their time. The school will offer educational opportunities for a community of refugees who were displaced by political and tribal violence. Some of the 600 children have been out of school for 4 years, while others walk 12 kilometers each way to get to school. Join LIfespan Learning in making a difference in many children's lives while learning and improving your own professional skills.

World-teacher-aid All proceeds for this event go toward the building of schools in Africa. 

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General Information

$145 for early enrollment ($160 after January 16th)
          special rate for students, interns and groups of 3 or more:  $116.00 per person ($128 per person after January 16)
$500 Divine Donor (*This donation comes with VIP Seating, signed copies of speakers books, and lunch with the speakers)
Register Online lifespanlearn.org or Call (310) 922-3868

Location - The Crest Theater, 1262 Westwood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90024

Hotel & Travel - contact Susan Lamishaw (310) 284-5160
Parking - validated parking at reduced rate behind the theater.
Lunch - There will be morning and afternoon refreshments, however, lunch is NOT included. 

Cancellations and Refunds: If Lifespan Learning Institute cancels or postpones a program, a full refund will be issued. If you need to cancel: Cancellation must be made in writing (by mail or by email) and received in our offices at least 10 days prior to the first date of the program. All cancellations are subject to a 20% cancellation fee or $30, which ever is greater. The cancellation fee is applicable even if you selected "pay later" and have not yet paid.

Grievance Policy: Lifespan Learning Institute is fully committed to conducting all activities in strict conformance with the Ethical Principles of the APA, BBS, BRN, CMA CSCSW, and NBCC. Lifespan Learning Institute will comply with all legal and ethical responsibilities to be non-discriminatory in promotional activities, program content and in the treatment of program participants. The monitoring and assessment of compliance with these standards will be the responsibility of the Education Chair in consultation with the members of the continuing education committee and the program Chairperson. 

Students with Disabilities: In accordance with the American with Disability Act (ADA), please contact our office (310.310.474.2505) at least 2 weeks before the program if you need special accommodations.

Disclosure: The Lifespan Learning Institute has implemented a process where everyone who is in a position to control the content of any educational activity must disclose any relevant financial relationship with a commercial interest. The speakers, presenters and planning committee members for this educational activity disclose that they have no relevant financial relationships with commercial interests.


 

 

 

 

 

   

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