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Bradley Hospital Experts Launch New Conference Series for Professional Training and Education

3/19/2013

BH ConferenceBradley Hospital's clinical expertise, internationally renowned research, and academic affiliation with The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University make the hospital a unique resource in all areas of behavioral health care. The newly launched Bradley Conference series is designed to provide a wide range of learning experiences to provide the training that behavioral health care professionals need to stay at the forefront of their fields.

The clinical staff from Bradley Hospital will lead an ongoing series of conference sessions to provide education for psychologists, social workers, physicians, nurses, certified counselors, speech/language and occupational therapists, teachers, milieu therapists, and other professionals. Topics cover different behavioral health populations and treatment modalities and are intended to provide practical, state-of-the-art information.

Who/What:   Bradley Hospital will host two conferences this spring as part of its six-part 2013
“Child Psychotherapy Master Clinician Series.” Expert speakers will lead sessions designed to provide training and continuing education for psychologists, social workers, physicians, nurses, certified counselors, speech/language and occupational therapists, teachers, milieu therapists, and other professionals.

When:  

Thursday, April 4, 2013
“Using Motivational Interviewing with Adolescents”
Speaker: Nadine R. Mastroleo, PhD
 

This session introduces the use of Motivational Interviewing (MI) by mental health clinicians working with a wide range of client concerns, with special attention on the use of MI with adolescents who use alcohol or other drugs. Nadine R. Mastroleo, PhD, Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC) and assistant professor (research) at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, will lead the conference.

Thursday, May 2, 2013
“Advanced Tools for Treating Children in a Family Context”
Speakers: Michelle Rickerby, MD and Thomas Roesler, MD
 

This presentation focuses on understanding symptoms in a family context and learning how to interview children and their families to further that understanding and intervene systemically. The conference will be led by Michelle Rickerby, MD, from the department of psychiatry at Rhode Island Hospital and clinical associate professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University; and Thomas Roesler, MD, from the department of psychiatry at Rhode Island Hospital and associate professor at The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University.

Where:  

Squantum Club
947 Veterans Memorial Parkway
Riverside, R.I.
 
Other:   The cost of each program is $99. Registration deadlines are April 1 and April 29, respectively. Beverages and light snacks are provided at both conferences, and continuing education credits are available. For more information or to register, call the Lifespan Health Connection at 401-444-4800 or 1-800-927-1230, or visit http://www.bradleyconference.org.