Faculty and students from UC Santa Barbara’s Hosford Counseling & Psychological Services Clinic are delivering a series of presentations at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital’s Grand Psychiatric Rounds starting February 9 and running for six presentations through June. Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Center for Psychiatry and Behavioral Healthcare presents these bi-weekly lectures for the healthcare community as a way for community professionals to stay current in the field and earn continuing education units.
Dr. Heidi Zetzer, director of the Hosford Clinic and a presenter in the series, says, “We are delighted to partner with Cottage Hospital to offer a series of special presentations that bridge psychological research and clinical practice.”
The Hosford presentations are: Dr. Heidi Zetzer, “Orienteering in Psychological Terrain: Evidence-Based Practice in Counseling & Psychotherapy” on February 9; Dr. Collie Conoley, director of the Center for Positive Psychology, “What Positive Psychology has to Offer Psychotherapy,” February 23; Dr. Maryam Kia-Keating, director of the Trauma Recovery and Resilience Center, “Trauma and Resilience,” April 13; Dr. Steve Smith, “Therapeutic Effects of Psychological Assessment,” April 27; Dr. Melissa Morgan, “Cultivating Emotional Wellness and Resilience in the Latino Community,” May 11; and Dr. Merith Cosden, chair of the Department of Counseling, Clinical, & School Psychology, with graduate students Rachel Hopsicker and Megan Donahue, “Trauma Informed Substance Abuse Treatment,” June 8. The Hosford Clinic is applying to MCEP to offer 1.0 hours of continuing education for psychologists for each presentation.
For more information about Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital’s Grand Psychiatric Rounds, see http://cottagehealthsystem.org/tabid/1001/Default.aspx
The Hosford Counseling & Psychological Services Clinic is a university-based community clinic that is designed to provide developmentally appropriate and culturally sensitive, affordable individual, couple, family, and group psychological treatment and testing/assessment services to people living within the central coast community while serving as a training site for students in the Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology (CCSP) of UC Santa Barbara. The Hosford Clinic also serves as a clinical-research facility for the faculty and students of the CCSP Department. It also strives to provide educational, consultation, and training services to professional and paraprofessional clinicians and educators in the tri-counties.
[Hosford presenters are available for interviews;
to arrange an interview, contact George Yatchisin at 805 893 5789]
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