Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Theory and Clinical Applications

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Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Theory and Clinical Applications


20March

Event Info
Category Date and Time
  • Wednesday, March 20, 2019
  • 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Topic and Speaker
  • Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Theory and Clinical Applications
  • Kevin Hsu MS
    • Pre-doctoral Psychology Intern
    • Department of Psychiatry

  • Nyssa Snow PhD MA
    • Postdoc Research Associate

Location
  • School of Public Health / Psychiatric Institute (SPHPI)
  • 1601 W. Taylor St.
  • Chicago IL 60612
Conference Room
  • 109 (Auditorium)
Video Recording
Event Details

Kevin J. Hsu, M.S., is currently completing his psychology internship in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago. He is a PhD candidate in clinical psychology at Northwestern University. His research has focused broadly on understanding sexual orientation using a variety of methods. His clinical work has focused primarily on the assessment and treatment of adults with various psychiatric problems, including anxiety, depression, and substance abuse.

Nyssa Snow-Hill, M.A., is currently completing her psychology internship at University of Illinois at Chicago in the Department of Psychiatry. She is a doctoral candidate at the University of South Carolina working to complete her PhD in clinical-community psychology. Her research has primarily focused on understanding attitudes toward those experiencing homelessness and on developing and evaluating services for homeless youth. She has spent significant time working with communities on addressing housing and trauma-informed interventions for unaccompanied youth. Her clinical work has primarily focused on treating children and adolescents experiencing traumatic stress and other internalizing symptomology. 


Audience:

Psychiatrists, Neurologists, and other affiliated professionals interested in mental health

Purpose:

To provide current information on research, treatment, and policy issues relating to psychiatry and its adjunct fields

Instructional level:

Advanced

Objectives:

  1. Discuss the theoretical basis and key processes of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  2. Examine the empirical support for Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  3. Apply Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to adult and adolescent patients

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) College of Medicine designates this live activity for a maximum of 1credit AMA PRA Category 1 credit(s)TM. Physicians should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

Continuing Education Units (1) will be available for Social Workers and affiliated reciprocal agencies. Illinois Board License number 159-000112.

The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  The Department of Psychiatry at the University of Illinois at Chicago maintains responsibility for this program and its content. This event is 1 credit hour continuing education.

No member of the planning committee for this activity have reported a relevant relationship with a commercial interest.  There is no conflict of interest and nothing to disclose.

Kevin Hsu and Nyssa Snow-Hill have no relevant financial relationship with commercial interests related to this CME activity.

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