Psychedelics 101 & 102 | Online

May 16th-17th, 2020

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Event details

Location:

Online

Date & Time:

10AM - 5PM EST, May 16 & 17, 2020

Faculty:

Elizabeth Nielson & Ingmar Gorman and two assisting trainers will be present.

Cost:

$525

(Optional $65 for 12 CE Credits)

All Scholarships for this program have been awarded.

This 2-day training offered by psychologists Ingmar Gorman and Elizabeth Nielson is designed for clinicians and healthcare providers who want to learn more about current psychedelic research and clinical practice, including how to work with patients who have a history of psychedelic use or have expressed an interest in using psychedelics. This interactive training includes role plays, demonstrations, case examples, and experiential learning opportunities.

Psychedelics 101: Your patients are curious and so are you: What is all this about psychedelics being used for treatment of addiction and trauma? This session gives an overview of psychedelic drugs, their history, and current research with MDMA and Psilocybin-assisted therapy. This program includes an overview of recent and current clinical trials, outcomes, legal status, and what it all means for the future of addiction and trauma treatment.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the historical justifications for psychedelic clinical research
  • Describe key theoretical approaches to psychedelic-assisted therapy
  • Discuss the state of psychedelic clinical research, rescheduling efforts, and how psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy works with clients
  • Compare psychedelic integration psychotherapy to integration in peer and shamanic settings

Psychedelics 102: This day introduces clinical skills for psychedelic harm reduction and integration work in the clinical setting. This program focuses on translating research findings into clinical practice including working with patients who are considering using psychedelics, actually using psychedelics, or have used them. Includes discussion of assessment and integration techniques, resources, and legal and ethical issues.

Learning Objectives:

  • Assess clients for key “red flags” that indicate someone should seek specialized psychiatric care after a psychedelic experience
  • Utilize principles of psychedelic-assisted therapy in a basic/initial assessment of clients who report psychedelic use
  • List contraindications and discuss high risk cases of individuals who are contemplating psychedelic use
  • Describe the role of the therapist in an individual's integration psychotherapy process

Continuing Education:

Continuing Education for health professionals is offered at an additional cost of $65, payable to the presenters by credit card through a separate invoice.
Information on Continuing Education Credit for Health Professionals:

  • CE credits for psychologists are provided by the Spiritual Competency Resource Center (SCRC) which is co-sponsoring this program. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Spiritual Competency Resource Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • The California Board of Behavioral Sciences accepts CE credits for LCSW, LPCC, LEP, and LMFT license renewal for programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association.
  • LCSWs, MFTs, and other mental health professionals from states other than California need to check with their state licensing board as to whether or not they accept programs offered by approved sponsors of CE by the American Psychological Association.
  • SCRC is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing (BRN Provider CEP16887) for licensed nurses in California.
  • For questions about receiving your Certificate of Attendance, contact elizabeth@psychedelictherapy.net. For questions about CE, visit www.spiritualcompetency.com or contact David Lukoff, PhD at CE@spiritualcompetency.com.

Additional Notes for this program:

Fluence is working on offering CME, however our approval is not complete yet. Once approved for CME we will offer this to all registered attendees and add the option to this page for purchase as part of the ticket.