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.
• Lessons from Kenya: The Transformative Power of Hope, Trust and Teamwork.
• Imago as a vehicle for finding Hope and Connection in a Troubled World: Helping People Create Rupture Resilience.
• Taking a Stand for Secure Functioning Relationships: A Psychobiological Approach To couple therapy (PACT).
• Beneath the Words: Understanding and working with couples through the lens of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.
• What Interpersonal Neurobiology Tells Us About Attachments.
All proceeds from this conference will go to World Teacher Aid to finance building another school classroom in Lemolo, Kenya, and we thank our speakers joining together volunteering their time at this collaborative presentation.
– 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.
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.
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.
CSCSW: Lifespan Learning Institute is approved by the California Society of Clinical Social Work to offer continuing education units. (Provider# CE137)
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.
The schedule will be completed shortly
9:15 What Interpersonal Neurobiology Tells Us About Attachments.
10:00 Lessons from Kenya: The Transformative Power of Hope, Trust and Teamwork.
11:10 Beneath the Words: Understanding and working with couples through the lens of Sensorimotor Psychotherapy.
12:30 Panel discussion
2:00 Imago as a vehicle for finding Hope and Connection in a Troubled World: Helping People Create Rupture Resilience.
3:15 Taking a Stand for Secure Functioning Relationships: A Psychobioogical Approact To couple therapy (PACT).
4:15 Afternoon break
4:25 Panel Discussion
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.
All proceeds for this event go toward the building of schools in Africa.
$145 for early enrollment ($160 after January 16th)
Location - The Crest Theater, 1262 Westwood Blvd. Los Angeles, CA 90024
Hotel & Travel - contact Susan Lamishaw (310) 284-5160
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 (310.922.3868) 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.