Continuing Education Conferences
at McLean Hospital

Ongoing Training for Mental Health Professionals

McLean Hospital, in conjunction with Harvard Medical School, hosts a series of conferences focused on topics in mental health. With expert speakers from around the globe, the courses include panel presentations, question and answer sessions, and other engaging learning formats.

Who Attends

  • Psychiatrists
  • Psychologists
  • Nurses & Nurse Practitioners
  • Social Workers
  • Licensed Mental Health Counselors
  • Administrators

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Who attends

Upcoming Courses

Psychiatry Conference

This intensive, three-day course is designed to update participants in numerous aspects of the practice of psychiatry, including recent advances in medications, psychosocial treatments, and assessment of psychiatric patients.

Join us online: September 24-26, 2020

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Healthy Aging

This 3-day conference brings together world-renowned researchers and clinicians to discuss the complicated issues of aging and health. Aging is influenced not only by biological factors, but also by lifestyle, psychological, social, and spiritual factors—all of which will be covered during this exciting event.

Join us online: October 15-17, 2020

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Technology in Psychiatry Summit

McLean Hospital’s Institute for Technology in Psychiatry brings together thought leaders in health care, data science, technology, industry, patient advocacy, academic research, and more for this two-day summit to build on the promise of technology in the diagnosis and delivery of mental health care. Continuing education credits are not offered.

Join us online: October 28-30, 2020

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Clinician Training for Borderline Personality Disorder

Through conferences and workshops for clinicians, the Gunderson Personality Disorders Institute aims to increase quality of care and access to treatment for patients with borderline personality disorder (BPD).

Join us online this fall!

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Addictions Conference

McLean Hospital is pleased to offer this annual conference bringing together some of the foremost authorities in addiction to address the latest advances in the field.

Join us next year: May 14-15, 2021

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PTSD Conference

This comprehensive conference focuses on post-traumatic stress and related disorders. The intensive two-day course and two-day optional workshop brings together some of the foremost authorities in the field, with expertise in not just the science of this disorder, but the art of treating suffering patients and families.

Join us: March 25-26, 2022

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PTSD Workshop

To accompany the Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Continuing Education Conference, we are pleased to offer an intensive 2-day workshop.

Join us: March 23-24, 2022

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Continuing Education

McLean Hospital provides professional education opportunities for a wide range of mental health and allied health professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, social workers, nationally certified counselors, nursing home administrators, and educators. Our fully accredited programming attracts a broad base of health providers for further training in a variety of specialties.

ACCME-commendation-full-color-WebCurrent training offerings include a variety of academic programs such as lectures, symposia, conferences, specialty trainings in areas such as borderline personality disorder, and a hub of online resources. All programming supports the continuing professional development of mental health professionals with a focus on improving patient care.

McLean Hospital is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education, the American Psychological Association, the Massachusetts Nurses Association, and other organizations to provide continuing education credits to physicians, psychologists, nurses, and other board certified clinicians.


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