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The Erikson Institute for Education, Research, and Advocacy of the Austen Riggs Center is pleased to provide online continuing education (CE) / continuing medical education (CME). CE/CME credit is provided through video/audio courses with an emphasis on psychodynamic psychotherapy. CME/CE certificates are provided upon completion. Credit is available for those with an MD, PhD, PsyD, and social workers at this time. All mental health professionals and students are welcome to experience course offerings and can be provided with a certificate of completion. As a registered member of this educational platform, your courses and transcripts are available on demand. REGISTER to have access to courses. Check back to see new course offerings and thank you for browsing.

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Recent courses

  • Enduring
  • Ethics
The tendency to avoid issues around professional ethics is common and multi-determined.  Codes of ethics are uniquely boring and hard to remember. Unconsciously, most of us carry shame about clinic
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    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 APA
    • 1.00 Risk Management Study
    • 1.00 ASWB-ACE
    • 1.00 Contact Hours/ Participation
  • Enduring
  • Biopsychosocial
This forum uses Thomas Kohut’s recent book, Empathy and the Historical Understanding of the Human Past (Routledge, 2020), as a springboard for an interdisciplinary discussion of empathy an
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    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 APA
    • 1.00 ASWB-ACE
    • 1.00 Contact Hours/ Participation
  • Enduring
  • Diversity, Equity and Inclusion
In the last two decades gender has exploded as a concept—new gender identifications have proliferated, as have new forms of embodiment and possible technological interventions.
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    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 APA
    • 1.00 ASWB-ACE
    • 1.00 Contact Hours/ Participation
  • Enduring
  • Biopsychosocial
This presentation, entitled “Recovering a Self in Psychosis,” is based on the findings of over 30 years of qualitative studies involving persons with serious mental illnesses who have described the
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    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 APA
    • 1.00 ASWB-ACE
    • 1.00 Nursing
    • 1.00 Contact Hours/ Participation
  • Enduring
  • Psychoanalysis
This presentation will provide a theoretical framework that integrates cultural competence as a core emphasis of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
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    • 1.00 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
    • 1.00 APA
    • 1.00 ASWB-ACE
    • 1.00 Contact Hours/ Participation

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