The next Connecticut Psychological Association (CPA) sponsored networking gathering is scheduled for Friday, February 16th from 10am-12pm at the Westport Day School in Wilton. Food and beverages will be served and Dr. Mark Beitel will present a talk titled, School Refusal: State of the Science. The goals for the talk are: to learn about: the science of school refusal; the causes, consequences, and functions of school refusal; and treatments for school refusal. CEs will be available (free to CPA members and at $25 to non-members). CPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. CPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This program is approved for 2 CE credits.
Register today - contact Ralph Balducci at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (203) 451-5375 to attend. To register for the CE credits, click on the following link: https://www.connpsych.org/event-2801404/Registration
Dr. Beitel is the co-founder and co-director of the Westport Day School, a State-approved, private special education program serving internalizing students in grades six through twelve. He began his career at Yale School of Medicine as a full-time member of the Psychiatry faculty and now serves part-time as an Assistant Clinical Professor. In this capacity, he teaches courses at the undergraduate and graduate level, conducts psychotherapy research, and provides supervision to trainees ranging from college interns to medical residents. He is affiliated with the Ethnicity, Race, and Migration program in Yale College. He has authored or coauthored more than 30 scientific articles on personality, psychotherapy, substance use, chronic pain, integrative medicine, and culture. His current research interests include 1) the role of personality variables in health, illness, and treatment, 2) complementary and/or alternative mental health interventions, such as acupuncture, mindfulness, and physical activity, specifically yoga, and 3) the theory and practice of behavioral health interventions with American Indians.
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