IPT for Groups Training- Los Angeles September 28-29, 2017 (APA CE credit available)

September 28-29, 2017 |

IPT for Groups Training- Los Angeles September 28-29, 2017 (APA CE credit available)


Los Angeles, California

September 28-29, 2017


Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

3250 Wilshire Boulevard

Suite 500

6th Floor Room 623

Los Angeles, CA 91010



Thursday September 28, 2017, 9 AM to 4:30 PM

Friday September 29, 2017, 9 AM to 4:30 PM


COST: $500 (includes APA CE credits)


This course is the 1st part of the Community-Based IPT Training program for Group IPT.  Participants should have completed Level A Training in IPT prior to this course.


Course Description

Training in IPT for Groups (Two Days)

Participants will learn the basics of IPT for Groups and be fully equipped to conduct IPT in group format at the end of the course.  Training in IPT for Groups is open to all interested clinicians at any level of training.  We suggest Interpersonal Psychotherapy: A Clinician's Guide (2nd Edition) as reading prior to the training.  All participants will receive a certificate upon completion of the course.

There will be a maximum of 20 participants in this course-- please register early if you wish to attend.

Location Information

Children's Hospital of Los Angeles

3250 Wilshire Boulevard

Suite 500

5th Floor Room 58

Los Angeles, CA 91010


Lodging and Transportation



About the Instructor

Scott Stuart

Scott Stuart, M.D.
Director, IPT Institute
University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

Scott Stuart, MD is a psychiatrist and a Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology in the Departments of Psychiatry, Psychology, and Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Iowa (USA). He has been active in clinical work, education and research in the areas of Interpersonal Psychotherapy and perinatal psychiatry during the last two decades. Dr. Stuart completed his medical training at the University of Kansas, followed by internship at the University of Pittsburgh. He has received several teaching awards, including the John Clancy Teacher of the Year Award (Department of Psychiatry of the University of Iowa). He is the Director of the Interpersonal Psychotherapy Institute, and has authored a number of articles on IPT, including textbook Interpersonal Psychotherapy: A Clinician’s Guide. He also co-directs the Iowa Depression and Clinical Research Center with Dr. Michael O’Hara.

Registration Info

Registration and Payment

IPT for Groups Training (includes APA CE credits)

Los Angeles, CA

September 28-29, 2017 

IPT for Groups, Los Angeles, September 28-29, 2017

Continuing Education Info

Continuing Education Information

The IPT Institute is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The IPT Institute maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

IPT for Groups Training

Educational Objectives:

This CE Course is targeted towards all interested clinicians at any level of training.  The instructional level is introductory. It is recommended that participants complete Level A Training in IPT prior to taking this course.


At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:

1) Identify the basic principles of group IPT

2) Apply culturally competent principles to the conduct of group IPT

3) Utilize group IPT within a recovery from depression model of care

4) Summarize the research literature regarding group IPT

5) Treat patients using IPT principles

6) Identify patients for whom group IPT would be an appropriate treatment

7) Conduct an evaluation for group IPT

8) Develop a specific group IPT structure

9) Describe the Biopsychosocial/Cultural/Spiritual model

10) Describe IPT group principles and strategies for treatment

11) Conduct a Role Play within a group setting

12) Create an Interpersonal Dispute Graph within a group setting

13) Describe the Conclusion of group IPT

14) Describe the options for group IPT facilitation



9AM to 4:30 PM September 28-29, 2017



$500 per person


Refund/Cancellation Policy:

A $100 charge will be applied for all cancellations. Refunds of $400 will be made until September 1, 2017.


Instructor Credentials:

Please see “About the Instructor” link for detailed information


CE Credits Offered:

14 CE credits are offered for this training. No partial credit will be given.

All educational activities at this training will offer CE credit.


Commercial Support for CE Programs or Instructors:

There is no commercial support for this CE Program. There are no conflicts of interest for the instructor.