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Recovering a Self in Psychosis

March 19, 2021 at 6:30 PM

Virtual Friday Night Guest Lecture with Larry Davidson, PhD

NOTE: This is s a VIRTUAL event and requires advance registration.

Friday Night Guest Lectures are designed for mental health professionals, offered free of charge, and provide 1.0 continuing education credit (see details below). 

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In this presentation, Dr. Davidson will describe the lessons he has learned from persons with psychosis over the last 30 years of conducting qualitative research on processes of recovery. Each lesson learned will be explored for its implications for various components of compassionate treatment and support to promote the recovery of a sense of self as an effective social agent as a foundation for recovering a full life. 

Larry Davidson, PhD, is a professor of psychiatry and director of the Program for Recovery and Community Health of the School of Medicine at Yale University. He also serves as senior policy advisor for the Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services and director of the New England Mental Health Technology Transfer Center funded by the federal Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Previously, he was the project director for the national Recovery to Practice initiative, also of SAMHSA. His research has focused on processes of recovery in serious mental illnesses and addictions, the development and evaluation of innovative recovery-oriented practices (including peer-delivered recovery supports), and designing and evaluating policies to promote the transformation of behavioral health systems to the provision of recovery-oriented, person-centered, and culturally-responsive care. In addition to being a recipient of psychiatric care, Dr. Davidson has produced over 450 publications, including A Practical Guide to Recovery-Oriented Practice: Tools for Transforming Mental Health Care and The Roots of the Recovery Movement in Psychiatry: Lessons Learned. His work has been influential internationally in shaping the recovery agenda and in operationalizing its implications for transforming behavioral health practice. 

For questions or additional information, please contact Erikson Institute Education Coordinator and Events Assistant, Kathleen Young at: kathleen.young@austenriggs.net / 413.931.5230.

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VIRTUAL FRIDAY NIGHT GUEST LECTURE LEARNING OBJECTIVES

  • To describe developments in contemporary psychoanalysis
  • To examine interdisciplinary theories and methods of understanding human and cultural experience
  • To recognize biopsychosocial contributions to complex clinical issues

CONTINUING EDUCATION 
(Physicians, Psychologists, Social Work, Nursing Contact Hours)

The Austen Riggs Center designates this live interactive webinar for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category1 Credit(s) ™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. 

The Austen Riggs Center is accredited by the Massachusetts Medical Society to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The Austen Riggs Center also designates this live interactive webinar for 1.0 continuing education credit(s) (CE) for psychology.

This live interactive webinar meets the requirements of the Massachusetts Board of Registration in Nursing at 244 CMR 5.00 for 1.0 contact hour(s).

The Austen Riggs Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Austen Riggs Center maintains responsibility for the program and its content. For additional information about this program, please call the Erikson Institute Education Coordinator, at 413.931.5230.

The Austen Riggs Center, #1344, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Austen Riggs Center maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider Approval Period: 02/02/2020-2/2/2023. Social workers completing this live interactive webinar will receive 1.0 continuing education credit(s). 

For a listing of jurisdictions that accept ACE, please visit www.aswb.org/ace/ace-jurisdiction-map/.

The Austen Riggs Center follows all state and federal laws and regulations, including the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). In accordance with the ADA, the Austen Riggs Center is committed to accessibility. If you need accommodations for your course, please contact info@austenriggs.net

For information about our accreditation, please visit: www.austenriggs.org/accreditation-educational-activities.

Attendees who wish to receive CE credit should note:  

After the conclusion of the event, you will receive an email with a link to complete the evaluation and claim your credits. 

 

Duration: 
1.5 hours

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