January CE Luncheon

January CE Luncheon
Date: January 12, 2018
Time: 12:00-1:30pm, and optional networking from 1:30pm-2pm
Location: Women’s City Club of Pasadena, 160 N Oakland Ave Pasadena, CA 91101
Topic – Lacanian Clinical Technique
Speaker – John Wayne, PhD

Lunch – Tomato Basil Pasta with Chicken or Caesar Salad with Chicken
**Deadline to reserve lunch is noon, Wednesday, January 10**

CE – 1.5 hours credit for psychologists, LCSWs and MFTs by CPA.

CPA is approved by APA to sponsor CE. CPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content. BBS provider #PCE564.

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Diversity CEU Event

The Multicultural Psychologist: Moving Beyond Theory and Into Engagement

Where: Women’s Club of Pasadena, 160 N Oakland Ave, Pasadena, CA 91101
When: Saturday, November 18, 10:00 AM -12:00 PM
Why: Two (2) Diversity Continuing Education Units

Wayne Kao, PsyD.
Kenneth Skale, PsyD.
Glenn Masuda, PhD.
Gitu Bhatia, PsyD.

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Collaborative Holiday Event: GROUP PSYCHOTHERAPY

co-hosted by
SGVPA’s Child and Adolescent SIG
SGVPA’s Networking and Professional Development SIG
& LACPA’s Networking Committee/Pasadena Area


When: Friday, December 1, 2017, 12:00 – 1:30p

Where: Institute for Girls’ Development, 95 N. Marengo Ave., Suite 100, Pasadena, CA 91101

Connect with your colleagues and learn about psychotherapy groups being offered locally. Join us for a brief discussion about core group components and inform your colleagues about the groups you currently lead.

Don’t offer groups? Don’t Worry! Please come and learn about other groups in the area, share your experience, or suggest an area of need for group psychotherapy.

Enjoy light holiday refreshments and don’t forget to bring your business cards.

RSVP to drjocelynlevitan@gmail.com or mjohnson@instituteforgirlsdevelopment.com

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Professional Milestones Party

A time for ALL of our members to reconnect, make new connections with others in our professional community, and most importantly, to celebrate the many professional accomplishments of our members!! Friday, November 3rd, 7:00PM at Bodega Wine Bar

Thanks to the many who have already RSVP’d! We’ve heard from members who’ve had such accomplishments as: launching a new practice, publishing a book, passing the EPPP, and getting licensed. We’ve also heard from several who are planning to attend simply to join in the social event and celebration.

We’d love to have you join us as well!

You’re welcome to decide last-minute, but a RSVP is always helpful so we can plan accordingly. AND, even if you can’t come, please let us know about any professional accomplishments you’ve had over the past year – we will be announcing those at the party, so get you name out there, and your accomplishment!

Please RSVP to Dr. Thomas Duke at ThomasCDuke@gmail.com

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Finding Hope in Despair

co-hosted by

SGVPA’s Diversity Committee (Wayne Kao, Chair),

LACPA’s Networking Group/Pasadena Area and
SGVPA’s Networking and Professional Development SIG (Melissa Johnson, Chair)

Date: Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Time: 7:00
Location: 95 N. Marengo Ave, Suite 100, Pasadena, 91101
Institute for Girls’ Development Event Room
Light refreshments will be served

Join us for an open discussion.
Topics we’ll consider:
Impact of the current national political climate on ourselves, our clients and our communities
Ways we can support ourselves, each other and patients who may be expressing stress, fear, family conflict, etc
Psychology’s role/potential contributions in this time
In times of despair, how to find hope.

RSVP: Wayne Kao dr.waynekao@gmail.com
Melissa Johnson mjohnson@IFGD.care

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