2018 NPA Fall Conference – Treating Complex PTSD and Co-occurring Disorders: Bolstering Patient and Therapist Resiliency

Omaha, Nebraska
Friday, October 19, 2018
2018 NPA Fall Conference – Treating Complex PTSD and Co-occurring Disorders: Bolstering Patient and Therapist Resiliency
Friday, October 19, 2018

Scott Conference Center
Pine Street 6450
Omaha, Nebraska 68106
United States

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Treating Complex PTSD and Co-occurring Disorders Bolstering Patient and Therapist Resiliency

This is your opportunity to learn the latest developments in the treatment of PTSD, Complex PTSD and co-occurring disorders from one of the world’s leading psychotherapists! Dr. Meichenbaum is a cofounder of Cognitive Behavior Therapy and was voted “one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century.”

Attend this seminar and learn the assessment and treatment implications of research findings on neuroscience and resilience. Learn how to use a Case Conceptualization Model that informs treatment decision-making and ways to implement the Core Tasks of Psychotherapy that “expert” therapists employ. You will learn to provide integrated evidence-based therapy with clients who experience a variety of co-occurring disorders including PTSD and Prolonged and Complicated Grief Disorders, suicidal behavior, Substance Use Disorders, and Borderline Personality Disorder. You will also learn how to integrate spiritually-based interventions and psychotherapy.

Dr. Meichenbaum will use his vast clinical and research experience, humorous, engaging, presentation style, along with video case presentations and provide a detailed and practical set of handouts with tools and techniques to be used in your practice.

Don Meichenbaum, Ph.D., is Distinguished Professor Emeritus, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada from which he took early retirement 20 years ago to become Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment of Victims of Violence in Miami. (Please see www.melissainstitute.org that has had over 2 million hits worldwide.) He is one of the founders of Cognitive Behavior Therapy. In a survey of clinicians reported in the American Psychologist he was voted “one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century.” He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the clinical division of the American Psychological Association and was an Honorary President of the Canadian Psychological Association.

He has presented in all 50 U.S. states and internationally. He has published extensively and most recently published Roadmap to Resilience: A Guide for Military Trauma Victims and Their Families. His other books include Treatment of Individuals with Anger Control Problems and Aggressive Behavior; Stress Inoculation Training; Facilitating Treatment Adherence; and The Unconscious Reconsidered. Dr. Meichenbaum’s latest book is entitled The evolution of cognitive behavior therapy: A personal and professional journey with Don Meichenbaum, (Routledge Publisher).

He has consulted for various populations including veterans’ hospitals, the National Guard, psychiatric treatment centers for children, adolescents and adults, treatment centers for individuals with traumatic brain injuries, torture victims, Native populations, deaf populations and school boards. 

For more information including Learning Objectives download Brochure and Registration Form or visit NPA's Website

Continuing Education — The Nebraska Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Nebraska Psychological Association maintains responsibility for this program and its contents. Participants attending this conference can receive 6 CEs for psychologists. This program meets the criteria of an approved continuing education program for mental health practice.

Complete refund of the registration fee will be distributed if cancellation occurs on or before October 15, 2018.

In accordance with Title III of the Americans with Disabilities Act, registrants are asked to advise NPA of any disability so we can make necessary arrangements to accommodate you.

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Contact Information

  • npa@nebpsych.org
    Phone: 402-475-0709

Payment Instructions

  • Omaha Conference
    • General Registration: $195
    • NPA Members: $165
    • Interns/Graduate Students: $30
    • NPA Business Meeting ONLY: $20

    Scottsbluff Remote Internet Screening

    • General Registration: $175
    • NPA Members.: $145
    • Interns/Graduate Students: $30

    Includes lunch. Please note all schedule times listed are Central Standard Time! Please adjust for Mountain Time.

    To register and pay by check, please download, complete and mail or fax a Registration Form.
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