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Current Offerings

Treating Insomnia with CBT-I: It's Not Just About Improved Sleep


September 27, 2019

Hampton Inn by Hilton

Colchester, Vermont

6 CE Credits

Donn Posner, Ph.D., DBSM

This  workshop is designed to provide attendees the core elements of  cognitive-behavioral treatment for insomnia (CBT-I). The course starts  by grounding participants in the basics of sleep medicine that undergird  the practice of CBT-I.  It continues by presenting systematic,  empirically validated treatment methods and essential information about  the etiology of insomnia necessary to inform assessment, diagnosis,  treatment, and the handling of treatment resistance.

Family Relationships of Older Adults


October 11, 2019

Capitol Plaza Hotel & Conference Center

Montpelier, Vermont

6 CE Credits

Sara Honn Qualls, Ph.D., ABPP

The  family of older adults has a long history and complex structures that  provide satisfaction and meaning as well as challenges.  This workshop  will examine the research literature  on couples, intergenerational  relationships, and caregiving relationships and apply it to clinical  practice.  Strategies for  addressing family issues in individual  psychotherapy will also be  addressed.  Cases will be used to engage  participants in applying the  material presented. 

Ethics Across the Lifespan (Ethics Credit)


November 1, 2019

Hampton Inn by Hilton

Colchester, Vermont

6 CE Ethics Credits

Ken Major, Psy.D.

This  workshop will use vignettes, research, multimedia, and facilitated  discussion to introduce a lifespan approach to professional ethics.  We  will explore a wide variety of practical, developmentally-related  issues that can lead to ethical impairment, including the pressures of  conformity in early career, role and values conflicts due to personal  challenges in mid-career, and difficulties associated with burnout or  changes in functioning in later life.

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Getting HIP to HIPAA


December 13, 2019

Hampton Inn by Hilton

Colchester, Vermont

6 CE Ethics Credits

Co-Sponsor: Vermont Mental Health Counselors Association

WINTER SPECIAL:  $100 REGISTRATION  ($50 for students)

Hear from the HHS Office of Civil Rights (which enforces HIPAA); Vermont attorney Shireen Hart on Vermont law and practice; and an afternoon panel discussion allowing participants to consider case studies, address questions about HIPAA and Vermont law, and analyze complex or unusual events that trigger HIPAA and Vermont law considerations.

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CE Workshop Policies

The Vermont Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Vermont Psychological Association maintains responsibility for its  programs and their content.

The Vermont Psychological Association is also pre-approved by the Vermont Board of Psychological Examiners and the Office of Professional Regulation  to sponsor continuing education for psychologists and licensed independent clinical social workers (LICSW).  Licensed mental health counselors (LCMHC) and licensed marriage and family therapists (LMFT) may receive approval for this course from the Vermont Board of Allied Mental Health.

  • Certificates for continuing education credits will be awarded to participants who attend the entire workshop and complete the evaluation form.  

  • Partial credit will not be awarded.  

  • Late arrival or early departure will preclude receipt of a certificate.

  • Registration at the door is welcome, but is on a space-available basis only.

  • Registrations at the door for all individuals are $195, regardless of  membership or professional status.

  • No refunds can be offered for our programs.  If you find yourself unable to attend a workshop for which you registered, please contact us as soon as possible.

  • If you have any difficulties or complaints about one of our CE offerings, please refer to our CE Grievance Policy for information on filing that complaint.