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Rovinsky Family Lectureship 
Continuing Education

The Rovinsky Family Lectureship, hosted by the School of Professional and Applied Psychology, features speakers who are experts within the fields of psychology and mental health, and who also provide training for psychologists, social workers, counselors, psychiatrists and health care providers.

Due to COVID-19, our 2020 sessions will be held virtually via live webinars.

Fall 2020 Virtual Lectures

Lectures will be presented virtually via live webinars on various dates.

Thursday, November 12, 2020

6-8 p.m., live webinar

Dyslexia vs. Specific Learning Disability/Disorder: What’s the Difference?

Meghan Garrett, PsyD, NCSP
School Psychologist, Abington School District
Clinical Assistant Instructor, School of Professional & Applied Psychology
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

View the lecture brochure [PDF] for more information and suggested readings.


Friday, October 23, 2020

Family Accommodation Related to Child Problem Behavior: Mechanisms,
Identification, and Interventions to Enhance Function-Based Treatment

Craig Strohmeier, PsyD, BCBA-D
Licensed Psychologist
Neurobehavioral Unit, Outpatient Clinic Kennedy Krieger Institute
Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of School Psychology, Online CAGS in Applied Behavior Analysis, Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Professional and Applied Psychology

View the lecture brochure [PDF] for more information and suggested readings.


Thursday, September 24, 2020

Immigrant Origin Children and Youth in the Schools: Social-Emotional and Academic Obstacles to Their School Success

Mary Sharp-Ross, PsyD, NCSP
Sharp-Ross PsychEd Services, LLC
Clinical Assistant Professor, School Psychology Programs
School of Professional and Applied Psychology
Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine


Thursday, September 10, 2020

Social Media and Adolescent Mental Health

Michael B. Roberts, PsyD
Director of Institutional Research at PCOM
Clinical Instructor, Clinical Psychology Program
Licensed Psychologist - NJ

View the lecture brochure [PDF] for more information and suggested readings.

Registration

Please submit your registration online by visiting ContEd.pcom.edu and searching for "rovinsky."

Continuing Education Credits

Criteria for earning CE

Full attendance is required to receive CE credit for each session. No partial credits are available. All participants must sign an attestation regarding attendance and indicate the type of CE credit they require through a link which will be provided following the session. At the conclusion of each session participants will be provided an additional link to complete an evaluation survey; we request that you take a few minutes to anonymously provide feedback.

Psychologists:
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2.0 CE hours/credits per event. The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine (PCOM) School of Professional and Applied Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association (APA) to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PCOM's School of Professional and Applied Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

NBCC Counselors:
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2.0 CE hours/credits per event. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Professional and Applied Psychology has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5672. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Professional and Applied Psychology is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Licensed Social Workers:
2.0 CE hours/credits per event. Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Professional and Applied Psychology is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, School of Professional and Applied Psychology maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Pennsylvania Board of Social Work Examiners recognizes and accepts the psychology continuing education hours/credits for social workers. However, all social workers are responsible for checking with their Board. The Board requires a minimum duration of two hours per program. After successfully meeting the criteria for earning CE, social workers will receive the Certificate of Attendance.

Program Contacts

Director of Continuing Education

Elizabeth A. Gosch, PhD, ABPP

Coordinator for Continuing Education

Katie Garson, MSEd

Refund/Cancellation Policy

For any program that has a fee attached, the School of Professional and Applied Psychology requires that notification of cancellation be made no later than three (3) business days before the day of the program. Full refunds are available for notifications for programs with fees that are made within three business days prior to the day of the event. For all other cancellations, a credit will be issued for a future PCOM CE program.

Further Information about the refund/cancellation policy and any other questions may be obtained by contacting Katie Garson, MSEd, Coordinator of Continuing Education, at 215-871-6463 or KatieGa@pcom.edu.

Important Notice

Unless otherwise specified in the program promotional materials, there is no commercial support interest to the sponsor, instructors, content of instruction or any other relationship that could be construed as a conflict of interest. Unless otherwise noted in the promotional materials, all PCOM School of Professional and Applied Psychology CE programs are free of charge. For any program for which a fee is charged, there is a refund/cancellation policy.

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