Upcoming Seminars

DATE(S)LOCATIONPRESENTER(S)
  October 12th – 14th, 2018 Washington, DC Dr. Christopher G. Walling, Psy.D., MBA, C-IAYT 

Course Information

Brain Longevity® Therapy Training

Brain Longevity® Therapy Training is an evidence-based curriculum that has helped tens of thousands of individuals maintain healthy brain function with age. This breakthrough medical approach for healthy aging was created by Dharma Singh Khalsa, MD, in the early 1990s as the core program of the Alzheimer’s Research and Prevention Foundation (ARPF).

The ARPF is now offering this Brain Longevity Specialist certificate program to nurses, psychotherapists, integrative medicine practitioners, and other professionals who work with aging adults and want to become part of the movement to prevent Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of memory loss and cognitive disability.

This course is for 20 CE

 

Presenters

 

Target Audience:

Psychologists, Psychiatrists, Social Workers, MFTs, Counselors, Substance Abuse Counselors, Occupational Therapists, Nurses, Dentists Other:___Nurse Practitioners, Nutritionists, Oriental Medical Doctor

 

Main Points:

- Review of medical and lifestyle risk factors for Alzheimer’s,
- Review of the latest cutting-edge yoga therapy research on Alzheimer’s prevention,
In depth discussion about the elements of a holistic approach to healthy aging and optimal brain functioning:
- diet and supplements,
- stress management,
- physical and mental exercise,
- spiritual fitness,
- ways to improve sleep and combat social isolation.

 

Learning Objectives:

  • Describe the four pillars of Alzheimer’s Prevention (diet, stress management, exercise, psycho-spiritual well-being).
  • Review the new standards and methods used in the assessment of dementia, brain health and longevity.
  • Explain the importance of sleep hygiene in healthy aging.
  • Describe the importance of prosocial behavior and ways to improve community for brain health.
  • Analyze why yoga/stretching and meditation practices have been shown to improve brain health.
  • Evaluate the mechanisms of Kirtan Kriya Yogic Meditation and its effects on brain health.
  • Identify ways to help caregivers and loved ones combat caregiver stress.
 

Agenda

Friday 10/12/18

7:30 AM Registration Opens
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Welcome, Introduction and Overview - Dr. Walling and Kirti Khalsa
9:15 AM Brain Anatomy and Women and AD
10:15 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM Pillar 1: The Brain Longevity Diet, Gut Biome-Brain Connections
12:00 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
1:00 PM Break out groups for mock teaching exercises
1:45 PM Applied Yoga Research in Alzheimer's Prevention (White Paper discussion)
2:45 PM Pillar 3: Mental Exercise and Socialization
3:45 AM Coffee Break
4:00 PM Pillar 3: Physical Exercise
5:00 PM Kirtan Kriya Yoga Therapy & Principles of Teaching Yoga to Older Adults
6:00 PM Adjourn
6:30-8:00 pm Welcome Reception
6:30 PM Trainee Meeting with Dr. Walling immediately after adjourn

Saturday 10/13

7:30 AM  
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Kirtan Kriya Yoga Therapy (principles of teaching yoga to older adults)
9:15 AM Pillar 4: Spiritual Fitness: Psycho- Spiritual Wellbeing
10:15 AM Coffee Break
10:30 AM Pillar 1, part 2: The Brain Longevity Supplements
12:00 PM Lunch Break (on your own)
1:00 PM The Psychology of Longevity and The Importance of Sleep
1:45 PM Pillar 2: Stress Management
2:45 PM Practice groups in the mock teaching exercises
3:45 AM Coffee Break
4:00 PM Practice groups in the mock teaching exercises
5:00 PM Oral Health and Caring for the Care Partner
6:00 PM Adjourn
6:30 PM Trainee Meeting with Dr. Walling immediately after adjourn

Times for Sunday 10/14

7:30 AM  
8:00 AM Breakfast
8:30 AM Kirtan Kriya Yoga Therapy & Principles of Teaching Yoga to Older Adults
9:15 AM Motivational Techniques for Creating Behavioral Change
10:45 AM Coffee Break
11:00 AM Keynote Speaker: Lisa Mosconi PhD, Cornell University: Women and Alzheimer's
12:00 PM Closing Yoga Therapy Class
1:00 PM Course Ends
 
 

Continuing Education

Satisfactory Completion
Participants must have paid tuition fee, signed in, attended the entire seminar, completed an evaluation, And signed out in order to receive a certificate. Failure to sign in Or out will result in forfeiture of credit for the entire course. No exceptions will be made. Partial credit Is Not available.

Psychologists

R. Cassidy Seminars is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to offer continuing education for psychologists. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for this program. 20 CE hours.

Psychoanalysts

NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed psychoanalysts. #P-0005. (20) clock hours.

Social Workers

R. Cassidy Seminars, ACE provider #1082, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. R. Cassidy Seminars maintains responsibility for the program. Approval Period: April 15, 2018-April 15, 2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social workers participating in this course will receive 20 continuing education clock hours.

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers

NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0006. This program is approved for 20 contact hours live in-person.

OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (20) clock hours, #RCST110701

Counselors/Marriage and Family Therapists

CA: The Board of Behavioral Sciences has deferred CE course approvals to APA and ASWB for its licensees. See those approvals under Psychologists and Social Workers.

Other States: If your state is not specifically listed, nearly all state Counselor and MFT boards accept either APA or ASWB approval, or are reciprocal with other state licensing board approvals, such as those listed below. Check with your board to be sure. The Ohio Board includes Counselors and MFTs.

IL: Illinois Dept of Professional Regulation, Approved Continuing Education Sponsor, #168-000141. (20) hours.

NY-LMHCs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0015. (20) contact hours.

NY-LMFTs: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0011. (20) contact hours.

OH: Provider approved by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board for (20) clock hours, #RCST110701

TX: Approved CE Sponsor through the Texas State Board of Examiners of Marriage & Family Therapists. 20 CE hours. Provider #151


Creative Arts Therapists
NY: R. Cassidy Seminars is recognized by the New York State Education Department’s State Board of Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists. #CAT-0005. (20) contact hours

Chemical Dependency Counselors

CA Provider approved by CCAPP Provider #4N-00-434-0220 for (20) CEHs. CCAPP is an IC&RC member which has reciprocity with most ICRC member states.

TX: Provider approved by the TCBAP Standards Committee, Provider No. 1749-06, (20) hours general hours. Expires 3/31/2019. Complaints about provider or workshop content may be directed to the TCBAP Standards Committee, 1005 Congress Avenue, Ste. 460, Austin, Texas 78701, Fax Number (512) 476-7297.

Nurses

CA: Provider approved by the CA Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CeP12224, for (20) contact hours. Some state nursing boards are reciprocal. Check with your licensing board to be sure.

Occupational Therapists

R. Cassidy Seminars is an American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA) Approved Provider No. 6782. This course is offered for (20) CE Clock Hours (1 Clock Hour = .1 AOTA CEUs). The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA.

 

Disability Access - If you require ADA accommodations please contact our office 30 days Or more before the event. We cannot ensure accommodations without adequate prior notification.

Please Note: Licensing Boards change regulations often And while we attempt to stay abreast of their most recent changes, if you have questions Or concerns about this course meeting your specific board’s approval, we recommend you contact your board directly to obtain a ruling.