please note that all class sessions are on-line using zoom

Course Description

Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT) is an empirically validated treatment for mood disorders, anxiety disorders, eating disorders, and PTSD, and can be used transdiagnostically to provide effective treatment to a wide variety of clients. IPT is recognized as an evidence-based treatment by the American Psychological Association.  It is also approved for mood disorders by LA County DMH, and can be used transdiagnostically in clinical work.

IPT is a time-limited treatment which includes provision for maintenance treatment for clients that need longer-term care. It is based on attachment and interpersonal theory, and emphasizes that a client’s relationships impact the client’s experience of distress, and that the client’s distress also impacts those around them. IPT utilizes a Biopsychosocial/Cultural/Spiritual model which recognizes the specific influences of culture and spirituality on distress and community.

Workshop participants will learn the basics of IPT for general use and will be fully equipped to conduct IPT at the end of the course.  This IPT Level A 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.  The course includes an overview of IPT theory but is primarily focused on learning and mastering the direct clinical application of IPT using interactive exercises as well as video reviews and discussions of IPT sessions, techniques and strategies.  

All participants will receive a Level A certificate upon completion of the course and will be eligible to continue with LAC-DMH approved Community-Based Training in IPT.

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Instructor: Scott Stuart, MD  

All class sessions will be in four hour blocks from 8 AM to Noon Pacific Daylight Time (Los Angeles).  

Four days of 4-hour blocks 8 AM to Noon PDT/ Los Angeles  
  Tuesday            June 18, 2024
  wednesday      June 19, 2024
  thursday         June 20, 2024
  friday                June 21, 2024

 

 

 

Payment & Registration– Please note you will be redirected back to this site after registration.  We will send you confirmation, a receipt, and information about the course by email.

Please contact us directly at iptinstitute@outlook.com if you register multiple clinicians.

(includes 14 hours of CE credit)

 

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.

Level A Basic Training in IPT

Educational Objectives:
This CE Course is targeted towards all interested clinicians at any level of training. The instructional level is introductory.

At the conclusion of this course, the participant should be able to:
1) Identify the basic principles of IPT
2) Summarize the research literature regarding IPT
3) Demonstrate effective application of IPT principles in treating depression
4) Identify patients for whom IPT would be an appropriate treatment
5) Conduct an Interpersonal Inventory
6) Create an Interpersonal Formulation and Summary
7) Describe the Biopsychosocial/Cultural/Spiritual model
8) Collect an Interpersonal Incident
9) Conduct a Role Play
10) Create an Interpersonal Dispute Graph
11) Create a Transition Timeline
12) Describe the conclusion of IPT and maintenance treatment
13) Describe the 4 Attachment styles used in IPT
14) Describe the 3 IPT Problem Areas and strategies for addressing them
15) Describe Communication Analysis
16) Describe the IPT approach for grief and loss

Schedule:
10 AM to 2 PM on each of four days

Cost:
$500 per person

Refund/Cancellation Policy:
A $100 charge will be applied for all cancellations. Refunds will not be made.

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 for this CE Program.

For information about the CE grievance procedure, please click the link below.

IPT Institute CE Grievance Procedure