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October Monthly Workshop 6 CEUs - Neurobiology and Its Impact on Therapy presented by Dr. Emina of the Amen Clinic

  • Fri, October 05, 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Rancho Cordova City Hall, 2729 Prospect Park Drive, Rancho Cordova, CA 95670
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Topic:  Neurobiology and Its Impact on Therapy
Presenter:  Dr. Emina of The 
Amen Clinic
Sponsored by: 

Date:  Friday, October 5, 2018
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM
Location: Rancho Cordova City Hall, 
2729 Prospect Park Drive, 
Rancho Cordova, CA 95670 (map)

Doors Open at 8:30AM
Networking starts at 8:30 AM

This program will benefit LMFT, LPCC, LEP and LCSW licensees and pre licensees. Clinically relevant and research backed data will be presented based on Amen Clinic Research and other large institutions. It supports matching the appropriate therapy to the correct patient based on the patients neurobiology versus only symptom report. It will help to explain "treatment resistance," and provide possible next steps.

Includes: Continental Breakfast, Fajita Lunch Bar and Snacks and meets the qualifications for 6 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 after the completion of the course via email.

No CEs will be awarded to persons arriving late or leaving early. Partial CE credit will not be awarded.

Workshop Information:

Update on the "Neurobiological Underpinnings of Behavior and its Impact on Therapy," with emphasis on the impact of brain behavior systems, genetics, and increasing screen time.  

Topics Covered:
Brain behavior systems and their impact on function
Genetic influences on brain behavior systems
Brain Behavior Systems and Implications in Therapy
Bonus topic: Specific risks of high screen time on susceptible populations

8:30 am Registration Starts
8:30am - 9:30am - Networking
9:30am - 11:00am - Workshop
11:00am - 11:10am
- Break
11:10am - 12:30pm - Workshop
12:30pm - 1:30pm -
1:30pm - 3:00pm - Workshop
3:00pm - 3:10pm - Break
3:10pm - 4:30pm - Workshop Ends

Learning Objectives:
Understanding brain behavior systems and their impact on function
Genetic influences on brain behavior systems 
Understanding the specific risks of high screen time on susceptible populations

Presenter Bio:
Daniel Emina M.D. is a child/adolescent and adult psychiatrist. He earned his medical degree from UCLA School of Medicine and completed my general and child psychiatry fellowship at the University of Hawaii. He enjoys working with children and adults, and am well-versed in individual, family, couples, and group psychotherapy. He uses dynamic, cognitive-behavioral therapy, interpersonal psychotherapy, family psychotherapy and work to integrate pharmacotherapy, pharmacogenomics, functional imaging, TMS, and alternative/integrative therapies to optimize brain health and function. Dr. Emina is experienced in anxiety, mood disorders, addiction, ADD/ADHD, impulsive/disruptive behavior disorders, autism spectrum, psychotic disorders, OCD, and PTSD.  He is interested in the integration of technology and health care, particularly machine learning/AI in creating decision support tools for clinicians to better treat our clients.

2018 Licensed, Associate or Affiliate Member of SVC-CAMFT: $85
2018 Pre-Licensed Member of SVC-CAMFT : $65
Non-Member: $105

Registration Ends Wednesday, October 3, 2018
No Walk-in Registration unless announced. 

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