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Southern California Chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science

Details
Date:

May 4

Time:

08:30 am - 05:30 am

Event Category:

Sponsors

Organizer

Southern California Chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science

Email: aprilia@drapriliawest.com
Venue

Clearview Treatment Programs

911 Coeur D’Alene Avenue

Venice, CA, 90291

The SoCal ACBS Chapter presents this training on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm located at Clearview Treatment Programs in Venice, CA.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES for a 6.25 CE didactic and experiential seminar for mental health professionals:

COSTS: This training is free as part of the SoCal ACBS chapter’s commitment to offering educational opportunities in contextual behavioral science to the local community.

REGISTRATION and CEs: Space is limited to the first 50 people who register so RSVP now to reserve your seat to aprilia@drapriliawest.com. To register for CEs please email holliegranatophd@gmail.com and bring $15 cash or a check made out to “CBT California.”

SCHEDULE:

8:30-9:00 am:
Registration *Doors will close promptly at 9 a.m.
9:00-10:15 am:
SUPERCHARGE YOUR CASE CONS WITH FUNCTIONAL ANALYSIS IN ACT, Luisa Canon, PsyD, BCBA-D: Dr. Canon is a Clinical Behavior Analyst from the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR) and certified by the Behavior Analyst Certification Board. In 2012, Dr. Canon co-founded the Institute for Effective Behavioral Interventions (IEBI), providing services based on applied and clinical behavior analysis to individuals experiencing behavioral health difficulties and individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. Dr. Canon has taught ACT and Behavior Analysis to PhD and Master’s students, frequently presents at professional conferences, and conducts applied research. She is President-Elect of the Southern California chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS).
10:15-10:30 am:
15-minute break (not available for CE)
10:30-11:45 am:
WORKING POWERFULLY WITH EMOTION IN ACT: From Avoidance to Acceptance, Aprilia West, PsyD, MT
Dr. West is a Los Angeles-based licensed clinical psychologist, trainer, author and executive coach. She has served as advisor and consultant to Fortune 500 companies, entertainment industry executives, U.S. Members of Congress and national and international non-profit advocacy groups and campaigns. Dr. West is recognized as an expert in working with emotion problems and is author of Emotion Efficacy Therapy (Context Press, 2016), a clinician’s guide to help people excel under intense stress and distress. She is founding partner of c o e v o l v, an organizational consulting firm specializing in high performance and culture design. She is past president of the Southern California chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS).
11:45 am-1:00 pm:
LUNCH (not available for CE)
1:00-2:15 pm:
WHAT MATTERS MOST: Effective values work in ACT, Drew Carr, PhD
Dr. Carr is a licensed clinical psychologist (PSY28126) in private practice based in Pasadena, CA. He completed his postdoctoral work through the Greater Los Angeles VA and as a visiting scientist in UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine. He was previously the Director of Clinical Training at Southern California Neurology. He currently serves as President of the Southern California Chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS).
2:15-2:30 pm:
15-minute break (not available for CE)
2:30-3:45 pm:
INTEGRATING PARTS WORK TO ENHANCE SELF AS CONTEXT in ACT, Michelle Le-Chau, PsyD: Dr. Le-Chau is a licensed clinical psychologist in the West Los Angeles area who works extensively with individuals struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, health issues/stress, life transitions, and grief. Dr. Le-Chau integrates Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Internal Family Systems (IFS) treatment approach working with the whole self to help clients get unstuck by building self-awareness of what matters & the internal obstacles getting in the way, learning skills to unhook from unhelpful patterns, and engaging in values-driven behaviors towards a meaningful life. She serves on the Board for the Southern California Chapter of the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science (ACBS).
3:45-4:00 pm:
15-minute break (not available for CE)
4:00-5:15 pm:
THE THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP IN ACT, Gareth Holman, PhD: Dr. Holman is a licensed clinical psychologist, author, trainer, executive coach and organizational consultant. He has worked with leaders and teams across tech, media, manufacturing, consulting, government, and academic settings, in the start-up space as well as in Fortune 500 organizations. In the clinical domain, Dr. Holman is lead author of Functional Analytic Psychotherapy Made Simple (New Harbinger, 2017), has published peer-reviewed empirical and theoretical articles on therapeutic relationships and behavior change, and has lead dozens of trainings to help therapists improve their relationship and assessment skills. He is founding partner of c o e v o l v, an organizational consulting firm specializing in high performance and culture design.
5:15-5:30 pm:
QUESTIONS, and WRAP UP (not available for CE)

CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS
CBT California is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CBT California maintains responsibility for this program and its content.