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MENTAL HEALTH TRAINING: INFORMATION & SEMINARS


    REGISTRATION PORTAL for REGIONAL TRAININGS

     

    We now have a portal for Kaiser Permanente mental health providers and training faculty to use, in order to register for our regional trainings.   Please use the link, below, for information about and registration for our upcoming trainings in September and October, 2016. PLEASE NOTE THAT VENUES FOR THESE SEMINARS VARY.

    https://www.signup4.net/public/ap.aspx?EID=NCRM10E

     

    OVERVIEW

    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 for the webinar schedule for the current training year, and directions on how to view a live broadcast.

    ARCHIVED RECORDED TRAININGS

    MAY 2016 ALERT: Our archived recorded trainings are temporarily unavailable for viewing: We are currently in the process of migrating the recordings to a new web platform.  We will update this web page when the transition is complete and the recordings are available to be played.

    Our archive contains recordings of training seminars that will be available for our mental health trainees to view on their computers, once they have been migrated to their new platforms.  Below is a list of all recorded trainings. Each training is between 1 and 2 hours in length.  

     

    Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT): An Introduction

    Presented by Rick Shoninger, LCSW

     

    Anxiety Disorders

    Presented by Elizabeth McMahon, PhD, on

     

    Assessment of the Traumatized Patient

    Presented by Anne Menahemy, MD

     

    Behavioral and Cognitive Strategies for Depression

    Presented by Michael Skolnick, LCSW 

     

    Bipolar Disorder

    Presented by Marine Green, LCSW

     

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

    Presented by John Arden, PhD

     

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

    Presented by John Arden, PhD

     

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

    Presented by John Arden, PhD

     

    Brain-Based Therapy IV: Long-Term Memory

    Presented by John Arden, PhD

     

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

    Presented by John Arden, PhD

     

    Brain-Based Therapy VI: Stress Systems

    Presented by John Arden, PhD

     

    DBT with Adolescents

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

     

    Eating Disorders: Identification, Diagnosis & Treatment

    Presented by Haleh Kashani, PhD

     

    Motivational Interviewing

    Presented by Rick Barth, PhD

     

    Risk Assessment

    Presented by Edward Gaston, MD

     

    Women and Mental Health: Across the Life Cycle

    Presented by Louise Forrest, MD

     

    Working With Psychotic Patients

    Presented by Patrik Karlsson, LCSW