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Process-Based ERP/ACT Consult Group

W/Lisa Coyne, PhD, Tues 4-5pm EST, 8 CEs for Psychologists and BCBAs

  • Started Sep 12
  • 600 US dollars
  • Virtual

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Service Description

This 8-session consultation group will focus on the skillful application of ERP/ACT as a process-based treatment. Emphasis will be on using the therapeutic relationship to faciliate ERP engagement, shaping curiosity, willingness, flexibility, valuing, and generalization. Clinicians are expected to present cases and provide constructive support for each others' cases. Topics addressed will include – A Process-Based Contextual Behavioral Approach to Disorders of Childhood and Adolescence -Contextual Behavioral Science and theoretical underpinnings -Understanding psychological flexibility as a set of skills -Introduction to the DNA-V model -Shaping Psychological Flexibility Skills -Case Conceptualization, Consultation, & Discussion Educational Objectives 1. Describe Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) 2. Identify the behavioral processes targeted in an ERP/ACT intervention 3. Describe psychological flexibility as a set of behaviors that can be shaped as a target of contextual behavioral intervention 4. Explain how to shape psychological flexibility, including present moment awareness, defusion, valuing, and committed action. 5. Identify skills deficits that contribute to psychological inflexibility 6. Engage child and adolescent clients using valuing as action and direction to “contextualize” exposure and place exposure-based tasks under appetitive control 7. Describe the DNA-V model and the three functional classes of behavior it addresses Intended Audience: Intermediate and Advanced Clinicians. Participants will be expected to be comfortable with ACT, familiar with the DNA-V model, and use these approaches regularly in practice. This group is not well-suited for clinicians new to ACT or ERP. Cost: $600; there is an extra $15 fee for CEs. Scholarships or reduced fees are available for practitioners who belong to or serve marginalized communities. Presenter: Dr. Lisa W. Coyne, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist with 20 years of experience working with young people with anxiety and OCD. She is an Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School, is the CEO of NECOA Boston, a member of the Clinical and Scientific Advisory Board, is on the Faculty of the Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI) of the International OCD Foundation (IOCDF), and is a peer-reviewed ACT Trainer. She has written many articles, chapters, and books on ACT with children, adolescents, and parents.

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