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MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING: INFORMATION & SEMINARS


     

    The Northern California Regional Mental Health Training Programs seek to promote and present cutting-edge information and courses pertinent to the field of mental health, to help to move what is currently at the forefront of research and knowledge into the mainstream of therapeutic thought and practice. With this intention, the following information and courses are offered to our mental health trainees and training faculty, and to all mental health and health care providers.

     

    SHRINK RAP RADIO PSYCHOLOGY PODCASTS

    Shrink Rap Radio produces podcasted interviews with professionals working in mental health and related fields.  These interviews explore many aspects of the human mind, and provide new ways by which the mental health care provider can approach their practice.

    By clicking on the external link, below, you will be exiting this Kaiser Permanente (KP) web site and entering a web site where KP is not responsible for its content.

    http://shrinkrapradio.com/


    IN-PERSON AND REMOTE TRAININGS

    Each year, the Northern California Regional Mental Health Training programs host a variety of in-person and remote training seminars for our mental health trainees and training faculty.  In-person seminars are held in Oakland and most are accredited for Continuing Education units. Our remote trainings are presented live, via webinar, and are targeted to unlicensed trainees.  These webinars are also recorded and are accessible in recorded format, from this web page.

    In-Person Training Seminars Presented in Oakland, CA

    Each training year, the Mental Health Training programs host a selection of in-person training seminars at various locations in downtown Oakland, California. Many of these trainings are accredited for Continuing Education credits, available to attendees who are licensed Kaiser Permanente mental health training faculty. Click here to view the seminar schedule for the current training year.

    RemoteTraining Seminars Broadcast Live via Webinar and Archived

    Live Broadcasts

    Each training year, the Mental Health Training programs host a selection of seminars presented live, in webinar form and recorded for our archives, for our mental health trainees.  Click here to view the webinar schedule for the current training year.

    Archived Broadcasts

    Our archive contains recordings of training seminars that are available for the mental health trainees to view online.  Below is a list of all recorded trainings, with links to the recordings.  Trainees must have the WebEx program on their computers in order to view the recordings.  Please contact your local IT technician if you need further assistance.

    Each training is between 1 and 2 hours in length.  Please note: Some recordings begin during the setting-up stage, and viewers may want to advance these recordings through this period to locate where the presentations begin. 

     

    Anxiety Disorders

    Presented by Elizabeth McMahon, PhD, on

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    Assessment of the Traumatized Patient

    Presented by Anne Menahemy, MD

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    Behavioral and Cognitive Strategies for Depression

    Presented by Michael Skolnick, LCSW 

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    Bipolar Disorder

    Presented by Marine Green, LCSW

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    Brain-Based Therapy I: Sea-Change in Psychology to Affect Asymmetry

    Presented by John Arden, PhD

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    Brain-Based Therapy II: Neuroplasticity, Neurogenesis and Social Brain Networks

    Presented by John Arden, PhD

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    Brain-Based Therapy III: Development, Gender and Working Memory

    Presented by John Arden, PhD

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    Brain-Based Therapy IV: Long-Term Memory

    Presented by John Arden, PhD

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    Brain-Based Therapy V: Brain-Healthy Behaviors - Diet, Relaxation & Exercise

    Presented by John Arden, PhD

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    Brain-Based Therapy VI: Stress Systems

    Presented by John Arden, PhD

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    DBT with Adolescents

    Presented by Amy Schaffer, LCSW, and Nan Santiago, LMFT (this recording requires a password: 2012mhtraining)  

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    Introduction to Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)

    Presented by Rick Shoninger, LCSW

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    Motivational Interviewing

    Presented by Rick Barth, PhD

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    Risk Assessment

    Presented by Edward Gaston, MD

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    Working With Psychotic Patients

    Presented by Patrik Karlsson, LCSW

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