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Monthly Training: Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation - Innovative Treatment for Depression

  • Fri, May 20, 2016
  • 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Cedar Point Recovery - 8950 Cal Center Drive Suite 165, Sacramento, CA 95826
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  • 2016 SVC-CAMFT Affiliate Member that does not need CEUs - If you need CEUs for LCSW or LPCC please select Licensed Member option.
  • 2016 Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT
  • Non Member who does not need CE certificate for LCSW, LMFT, or LPCC.
  • If you are not a member but would like a CE Certificate for LCSW, LPCC or LMFT make sure to fill in your License Number
  • Pre-Licensed 2016 Member or Member of a local CAMFT Chapter

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Topic:  Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation - Innovative Treatment for Depression
  TMS Health Solutions
Friday, May 20, 2016
10:00 AM to 12:00PM
Cedar Point Recovery
8950 Cal Center Drive Suite 165
Sacramento, CA 95826 (directions)
               (Suite Location Map)

Networking starts at 9:30 AM

This program will benefit MFT and LCSW licensees and pre licensees in learning about this treatment for treatment-resistant depression.
Includes: Breakfast and meets the qualifications for 2 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.  Sacramento Valley Chapter of California Marriage and Family Therapist CAMFT CEPA CE Provider #62279 CE Credit will be awarded via email to participants at completion of the course

Workshop Information:
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) is a non-invasive, office-based procedure which was cleared by the FDA in 2008 and has been shown to be safe and effective for patients who fail to respond to antidepressant medications. Mental healthcare providers need to understand the concept of treatment-resistant depression, recognize its importance, know how to identify patients with treatment resistant illness, be aware of transcranial magnetic stimulation as an alternate treatment modality, and know when to refer patients for this treatment.

Learning Objectives:
•Understand the concept and significance of treatment resistant depression.
•Effectively identify patients with treatment resistant depression.
•Understand the role of TMS in treatment resistant depression.
•Understand the mechanism of action of TMS.
•Understand the safety and efficacy of TMS.
•Know how to identify and refer appropriate patients for TMS.

Presenter Bio:

Karl Lanocha, M.D. is a neuropsychiatrist who specializes in treatment resistant depression and has over 25 years of experience in neuromodulation and brain stimulation therapy.

For 20 years he was Medical Director for Psychiatric Services at Concord Hospital in Concord, NH. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology and the American Board of Sleep Medicine and has been named by New Hampshire Magazine as one of New Hampshire’s “Top Docs” for four years.

Dr. Lanocha trained in TMS at the Berenson-Allen Center for Noninvasive Brain Stimulation at BethIsrael Deaconess Medical Center in Boston.

Richard Bermudes, M.D. is. board certified by the American Board of Neurology and Psychiatry. He completed a fellowship in cognitive therapy and cognitive therapy supervision at the Beck Institute for Cognitive Therapy and Research in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

He completed specialized training in transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) in February 2010. He was the first provider of TMS therapy for depression in the Sacramento region.

Dr. Bermudes is a member of The Academy of Cognitive Therapy, the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and The American Psychiatric Association. Dr. Bermudes’ clinical interests include adult and adolescent mood and anxiety conditions, cognitive behavioral therapy, transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), and education. He directs cognitive behavioral therapy training for the Sacramento County Adult Mental Health Services Division and Sutter Center for Psychiatry.

Register and pay online, register online and pay at the door, or register via email and pay with cash/check at the door:

Early registration ends Tuesday, May 17th
Early registration rates*:
2016 Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT: $20
2016 Pre-Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT or a local chapter of CAMFT: $15
Non-Member: $30
*Add $5 for late or "at-door" registration
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