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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Eighth World Conference on ACT, RFT, and Contextual Behavioral Science

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Eighth World Conference on ACT, RFT, and Contextual Behavioral Science
JUNE 21 – 24, 2010 at University of Nevada, Reno, USA 

Association for Contextual Behavioral Science World Conference brings together clinical & basic scientists to present cutting-edge research in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) andother "third wave" intervention approaches, as well as the basic science underpinnings of contextual behavioral science, includingRelational Frame Theory (RFT).

The ACBS World Conference draws speakers from around the world, as well as experienced trainers to help clinicians hone their skills in modern behavioral therapeutic approaches. 

All professionals, researchers and students are invited to attend. We are delighted to present an exciting program! The preliminary program is posted....


Learn about the latest research, statistical methods, and the progression of clinical science:
  • Daniel Wegner: discussing developments in thought suppression research
  • James Gross: presenting advances in basic processes of emotion regulation                       
  • G. Terrance Wilson: examining where CBT has been, and where are we going as a field
  • Robert Gallop: will conduct an intensive yet understandable statistical workshop on hierarchical linear and multi-level modeling
Learn From the Many World-Renowned Experts in Attendance including Steve Hayes, Kelly Wilson, Kirk Strosahl, Robyn Walser, Joanne Dahl, Jonathan Bricker, Frank Bond, Todd Kashdan, Carmen Luciano, Louise McHughTony Biglan, Rob Zettle, Kelly Koerner, Kevin Polk, James Herbert, Nanni Presti, Ian Stewart

Scores of workshops, free with registration (and free CEs!). 
Sessions or workshops on:
  • Anxiety, Depression, Psychosis, Suicidality, Trauma, Addiction, Eating Disorders, Body Image
  • Behavioral Medicine (cancer, chronic pain, weight management, diabetes)
  • Parent training, Families, Couples, Stigma & Shame, Empathy & Perspective Taking
  • Basic Behavioral Principles in Psychotherapy, Research Design and Methods in ACT/RFT, Psychometrics
  • Prevention Science, Phone and Internet Interventions, Dissemination & Training, Organizational Behavior
  • Developments in and Applications of Relational Frame Theory
  • Functional Contextualism & Philosophy of Science, Progression of Psychological Science
Learn Therapeutic Skills:
  • Core Skills training in ACT, ACT process discrimination training, Case conceptualization
  • Supervision skills, Group treatment, Brief interventions
  • Mindfulness methods, Functional Analytic Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing
  • Research and Client Progress Tracking in Clinical Practice
  • ACT Methods
  • Clinical Training
  • Dissemination
  • Prevention Science
  • RFT Research
  • Well-Being
  • FREE CEs in Psychology, Social Work*, MFT* (*CA SW & MFT approval, national SW,  LPC pending)
  •  All-inclusive registration: includes lunch, evening activities, all main conference workshops
  • Discounted hotel rates, free parking at hotel, transportation provided to campus
  • Gain intensive clinical training in modern behavioral techniques
  • Networking & social events to foster local and international collaboration
  • Conference activities centrally located in beautiful and spacious new venue
  • Easy travel to Lake Tahoe and San Francisco
  • Beginner to advanced ACT training with experts (Steve Hayes, Kelly Wilson, Robyn Walser)
  • Targeted ACT training for anxiety disorders (John Forsyth) or children & families (Lisa Coyne)
  • Mindfulness Meditation & ACT retreat at Tahoe (JoAnne Dahl, Lindsay Fletcher & Fredrik Livheim)
  • Functional Analytic Psychotherapy training with it’s creators (Bob Kohlenberg & Mavis Tsai)
  • Intro to Relational Frame Theory for Clinicians (Niklas Törneke & JT Blackledge)

1 comment:

  1. Perhaps the coolest psychology event on the planet. Wish I could go. Steve Humm will be flying the flag for New Zealand. Say hello.