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Montana CBT Conference

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Delta Hotels by Marriott Helena Colonial

2301 Colonial Drive

Helena, MT 59601

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Live! In-person! Join with mental health colleagues to refresh and advance your skills in Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy. Earn 12.5 CE hours.

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Conference Agenda

Keynote Lecture: Len Lantz, MD (Board Certified Psychiatrist) "Why we use CBT and Evidence-Based Treatments"

Day 1 Topics (Facilitator: Kyrie Russ, MS, LCPC)

  1. Review of the CBT Model and Case Formulation
  2. Setting up a CBT session / Treatment Logistics
  3. The "C" in CBT: Cognitive Interventions
  4. The "B" in CBT: Behavioral Interventions
  5. CBT for Depressed and Suicidal Clients

Day 2 Topics

  1. CBT for Anxiety and Related disorders: Integrating Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) for OCD, Phobia, Panic, & Social Anxiety
  2. CBT Pitfalls (therapy interfering behaviors, family accommodation)
  3. Integrating Mindfulness and New Wave Therapies (ACT, DBT)
  4. Q&A / Final discussion

Target Audience

Behavioral Health Professionals: Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Addiction Counselors, Graduate Students, Mental Health technicians

Conference Format

  • Lecture with powerpoint
  • Discussion
  • Case Study
  • Experiential exercises
  • Handouts/ take-home materials

Continuing Education Information

12.5 Hours (including 1 hour of suicide specific training)

Participants will receive a certificate of completion which documents date, name, title , and hours earned. Content and documentation meet criteria for CE requirements in the state of Montana for LCPC/LCSW/LAC/LMFT. For other license types, check with your state licensure board rules for specific requirements.

Schedule

Friday, Oct. 1

  • 8:00-8:25 - Check In
  • 8:30 - Introduction and Keynote lecture
  • 10:15 - Break
  • 12:00-1:15 - Lunch (on your own)
  • 3:15 - Break
  • 5:00 - Adjourn

Saturday, Oct. 2

  • 8:30 - Start time
  • 10:15 - Break
  • 12:00-1:15 - Lunch (on your own)
  • 2:45- Break
  • 4:00 - Adjourn

Light snacks and refreshments will be served throughout the day.

Lodging

Participants requiring accommodations may wish to book at the Delta Colonial Hotel where the conference will be held. A block rate of $139 (plus tax) is available, but rooms must be reserved 30 days prior to conference date. Please call to book under the block rate and mention Mount Helena Counseling, CBT conference rate, (406) 443-2100.

Scholarship Opportunity for LCPC and LCPC Candidates

The Montana chapter of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (MT LCPC Association) is offering a scholarship for an LCPC to attend the conference free of charge. To qualify, you must 1) Be an LCPC or licensure candidate 2) Be a member of MLCPCA. If you are not a member, you can join through the national organization at amhca.org . 3) Email the state chapter president, Tom Ferro, with a description of how you will utilize conference materials to benefit an under-served population or a rural area. Email address is tjftherapy@msn.com. 4) Email before August 29. Winner will be selected and notified by August 30.


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Featured Speaker: Leonard Lantz, MD

Dr. Len Lantz received his undergraduate degree in cell biology and genetics from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. After earning his medical doctorate from the University of South Dakota in Vermillion, Dr. Lantz completed his psychiatry residency and fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics in Madison. In 2005, Dr. Lantz moved to Montana to provide care to patients in southwestern parts of the state for AWARE, where he also served as medical director from 2008-2015. Since 2015, Dr. Lantz has helped patients in Helena through his private practice, Big Sky Psychiatry. Together with his wife, psychiatrist Dr. Krista David, he has brought transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) to Helena, and since January 2018 this has transformed the lives of many people with severe, treatment-resistant depression.

Dr. Lantz is a leader in psychiatry in Montana. He is a Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry at the University of Washington School of Medicine and WWAMI program. He is a Distinguished Fellow both in the American Psychiatric Association and the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, and serves on the state councils of both organizations. Together with NAMI Montana, Dr. Lantz founded the annual Montana Conference on Suicide Prevention, which he hosted for its first seven years. For three years Dr. Lantz chaired the Montana Suicide Mortality Review Team, and he founded and hosts the annual Montana Psychiatry Conference.

Dr. Lantz is a champion for evidence-based treatments and frequently discusses research and clinical applications through his blog, https://psychiatryresource.com


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Organizer/Conference Presenter: Kyrie Russ, MS, LCPC

Kyrie Russ is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor in Montana and the owner of Mount Helena Counseling, PLLC. Her practice focuses on providing evidence-based treatments, such as Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Exposure therapies, and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Over the past two years, Kyrie has expanded her practice into training and consultation, as she has noticed gaps in educational opportunities for behavioral health providers in Montana.

Prior to private practice, Kyrie was the Associate Director of Counseling Services in a college setting. Her educational and career background has led to a passion for teaching, both with clients and with other counselors. She strives to help clients understand why we do what we do, how the brain works, and practical strategies for change. Prior to becoming a therapist, Kyrie worked for Cornell University's extension service, disseminating research-based human development information to parents and families.

Kyrie has an undergraduate degree in Human Development from Montana State, a Master's Degree in Adult Education from Buffalo State College, and a Master's degree in Counseling from the University of Great Falls. She has received advanced CBT training through the International OCD Foundation and participates in ongoing consultation with experts in the field.

Learn more about Kyrie and her practice at www.mounthelenacounseling.com

Questions about the conference?

Contact Kyrie Russ, conference organizer and trainer

Email: kruss@mounthelenacounseling.com

Phone: 406-438-6439

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