Georgian Court Hosts Neuroscience Conference, April 10

Knowing that the brain is the seat of change, some clinical mental health professionals are turning to new tools in neuroscience to improve patients’ lives, according to conference organizers behind Neuroscience: The New Frontier for Mental Health Professionals. The one-day event is slated for Friday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Georgian Court University.

Neuroscience, Neuropathy Focus of Conference at Georgian Court

Lakewood, N.J., March 6, 2015—Nationally known researchers, practitioners and authors Lori A. Russell-Chapin, Ph.D. and, Theodore J. Chapin, Ph.D. will present The Power of Neurotherapy and Neurofeedback: Brain-Based Treatment for Psychological and Behavioral Problems during Neuroscience: The New Frontier for Mental Health Professionals at Georgian Court University, Friday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on GCU’s historic Lakewood campus. Sponsors include the GCU Clinical Mental Health graduate program, Gamma Chapter members of Chi Sigma Iota (a national honor society for counseling students), and Therapeutic Technologies, a distributor of Alpha-Stim.

As co-sponsors, members of Gamma Chi chapter aim to introduce practicing counselors, social workers and addictions professionals to the use of neuroscience and brain-based interventions into psychotherapeutic treatment.

Ted and Lori ChapinKeynote speakers Dr. Chapin, President of RMS Consulting, and Dr. Russell-Chapin, a professor at Bradley University and co-director for the university’s Center for Collaborative Brain Research, will discuss how patients benefit from neurofeedback—a non-invasive brain-computer interface that involves real-time brain wave analysis. The authoritative couple, who recently released Neurotherapy and Neurofeedback: Brain-Based Treatment for Psychological and Behavioral Problems, speak widely on the ways professionals are monitoring the brain and help patients minimize anxiety, depression, and difficult behaviors.


More from our keynote speakers

Read  Dr. Russell-Chapin’s take on neuroscience and counseling.
Download
Neurofeedback: A Third Option When Counseling and Medication are Not Sufficient
Learn more Bradley University feature story on brain research


Other Sessions

Translating and Incorporating Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment Results into Measurable Psychotherapy Goals and Strategies for Children and Adolescents
Presented by Alfred F. Mancuso, Psy.D., N.C.S.P. Associate Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Psychology & Counseling and Co-Director, GCU Evaluation Center

Counselors as Brain Trainers: Neuroscience and the Treatment of
Adolescent Substance Use Disorder
Presented by Sharon Moleski, L.P.C, L.C.A.D.C, Counselor, Brain Health Center, Wall Township, NJ

Concussive Head Trauma: What Every Counselor Should Know
Presented by George A. Peters, Ed.D., C.I.C.,, Psychological & Behavioral Health Center, All Sports Concussion Center of New Jersey

Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation in the Treatment of Anxiety, Insomnia, and Depression
Presented by Joseph Springer, Ph.D., Professor, GCU Department of Psychology & Counseling
and Director, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Graduate Program

 

Register Now

Conference registration is $110 and includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments. In addition, eligible participants (LPCs, LCADCs, CADCs and LCSWs) may earn a total of 5 hours of continuing education credits. To register, visit www.georgian.edu/neuroscience_conference.htm.

Download the full conference brochure to learn more, or contact Dr. Richard Ponton at 732.987.2618 or rponton@georgian.edu.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive, coeducational university with a strong liberal arts core and an historic, special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves more than 2,300 students of all faiths and backgrounds in both undergraduate and graduate programs. The main campus is at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also serves students at New Jersey Coastal Communiversity in Wall and through multiple online certificate and degree programs.

Knowing that the brain is the seat of change, some clinical mental health professionals are turning to new tools in neuroscience to improve patients’ lives, according to conference organizers behind Neuroscience: The New Frontier for Mental Health Professionals. The one-day event is slated for Friday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. at Georgian Court University.

Neuroscience, Neuropathy Focus of Conference at Georgian Court

Lakewood, N.J., March 6, 2015—Nationally known researchers, practitioners and authors Lori A. Russell-Chapin, Ph.D. and, Theodore J. Chapin, Ph.D. will present The Power of Neurotherapy and Neurofeedback: Brain-Based Treatment for Psychological and Behavioral Problems during Neuroscience: The New Frontier for Mental Health Professionals at Georgian Court University, Friday, April 10 from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. on GCU’s historic Lakewood campus. Sponsors include the GCU Clinical Mental Health graduate program, Gamma Chapter members of Chi Sigma Iota (a national honor society for counseling students), and Therapeutic Technologies, a distributor of Alpha-Stim.

As co-sponsors, members of Gamma Chi chapter aim to introduce practicing counselors, social workers and addictions professionals to the use of neuroscience and brain-based interventions into psychotherapeutic treatment.

Ted and Lori ChapinKeynote speakers Dr. Chapin, President of RMS Consulting, and Dr. Russell-Chapin, a professor at Bradley University and co-director for the university’s Center for Collaborative Brain Research, will discuss how patients benefit from neurofeedback—a non-invasive brain-computer interface that involves real-time brain wave analysis. The authoritative couple, who recently released Neurotherapy and Neurofeedback: Brain-Based Treatment for Psychological and Behavioral Problems, speak widely on the ways professionals are monitoring the brain and help patients minimize anxiety, depression, and difficult behaviors.


More from our keynote speakers

Read  Dr. Russell-Chapin’s take on neuroscience and counseling.
Download
Neurofeedback: A Third Option When Counseling and Medication are Not Sufficient
Learn more Bradley University feature story on brain research


Other Sessions

Translating and Incorporating Psychological and Neuropsychological Assessment Results into Measurable Psychotherapy Goals and Strategies for Children and Adolescents
Presented by Alfred F. Mancuso, Psy.D., N.C.S.P. Associate Chair and Associate Professor, Department of Psychology & Counseling and Co-Director, GCU Evaluation Center

Counselors as Brain Trainers: Neuroscience and the Treatment of
Adolescent Substance Use Disorder
Presented by Sharon Moleski, L.P.C, L.C.A.D.C, Counselor, Brain Health Center, Wall Township, NJ

Concussive Head Trauma: What Every Counselor Should Know
Presented by George A. Peters, Ed.D., C.I.C.,, Psychological & Behavioral Health Center, All Sports Concussion Center of New Jersey

Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation in the Treatment of Anxiety, Insomnia, and Depression
Presented by Joseph Springer, Ph.D., Professor, GCU Department of Psychology & Counseling
and Director, Clinical Mental Health Counseling Graduate Program

 

Register Now

Conference registration is $110 and includes breakfast, lunch and refreshments. In addition, eligible participants (LPCs, LCADCs, CADCs and LCSWs) may earn a total of 5 hours of continuing education credits. To register, visit www.georgian.edu/neuroscience_conference.htm.

Download the full conference brochure to learn more, or contact Dr. Richard Ponton at 732.987.2618 or rponton@georgian.edu.

Founded in 1908 and sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy, Georgian Court University is a comprehensive, coeducational university with a strong liberal arts core and an historic, special concern for women. A forward-thinking university that supports diversity and academic excellence, Georgian Court serves more than 2,300 students of all faiths and backgrounds in both undergraduate and graduate programs. The main campus is at 900 Lakewood Avenue, Lakewood, N.J., on the picturesque former George Jay Gould estate, a National Historic Landmark. Georgian Court also serves students at New Jersey Coastal Communiversity in Wall and through multiple online certificate and degree programs.

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