Psychedelics and Psychedelic-assisted Psychotherapy Primer

Presented by Zachary Walsh, Ph.D.

Live Streaming on June 16, 2021

$249.00

6 Hours  |   Pre-approved for 6 CEUs

Description

This online course will be streaming live on June 16, 2021 from 9:00am – 4:30pm PST after purchase.

Breaks
10:30am – 10:45am PST
12:30pm – 1:30pm PST
2:45pm – 3:00pm PST

All course content (certificate, videos, quiz) will be available until July 16, 2021. Extensions cannot be granted under any circumstances. 

Registration will close on June 14, 2021


Psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy has been described as the most important new development in mental health treatment in the last 50 years. The past decade has witnessed and incredible resurgence in interest in the potential of psychedelic-assisted psychotherapy to address diverse mental health concerns and several psychedelic medicines are nearing approval as prescription medications. This workshop will get you up to date on this emerging therapy.

Spend a day learning: What is the history of these ancient medicines and how have they been used by the Indigenous peoples of the Americas? What are the similarities and differences among psilocybin, magic mushrooms, ayahuasca, DMT, LSD, MDMA, ecstasy, and ketamine? What does psychedelic psychotherapy look like? What is the legal status of these medicines? When and how can health care professionals get involved in using these medicines for addressing mental health and what might change over the next decade? What does the research tell us about clinical efficacy? What is micro dosing? What are the risks and benefits for anxiety, depression, trauma & addiction?… and a lot more.

Understanding the new psychedelic landscape will help you to successfully engage with clients and students; to know how to explore psychedelic use and interest. This workshop will help you into leading edge research and lots of information you never learned in school.

  • Psychedelic psychotherapy: What does look like?
  • Legal status of these medicines?
  • What does the research tell us about clinical efficacy?
  • What is micro dosing?
  • When and how can health care professionals get involved in using these medicines for addressing mental health and what might change over the next decade?
  • Risks and benefits for anxiety, depression, trauma & addiction?
  • Psychedelic pharmacology – how do psychedelics work in the brain
  • The risks and benefits for anxiety, depression, trauma and addiction
  • Aspects of psychedelic psychotherapy – preparation, psychedelic session, integration
  • How to assess when psychedelic use might be a risk
  • Legal landscape for psychedelic psychotherapy

All Mental Health Professionals: K–12 Classroom Teachers, School Counsellors/Psychologists, Learning Assistance/ Resource Teachers, School Administrators, School Paraprofessionals including Special Education Assistants, Classroom Assistants and Childcare Workers. All other professionals who support students including but not limited to: Nurses, Social Workers, Psychologists, Clinical Counsellors, Family Therapists, Occupational Therapists, Speech Language Pathologists, Addiction Counsellors, Youth Workers, Mental Health Workers, Probation Officers, and Early Childhood Educators.

Parents, Caregiver, Foster Parents, Grandparents, and Extended Family raising a child.

Zach Walsh, Ph.D, RPsych. is a Canadian psychologist and a leader in the field of psychedelics and mental health. Drawing from his own research, clinical experience and the latest literature, he will discuss what you need to know about psychedelic psychotherapy and psychedelic use in relation to mental health and well-being. You will learn about the risks and benefits for common mental health disorders, how psychedelic use affects brain functioning as well as how to understand the differences and similarities among these diverse substances.

RegistrationEarly bird FeeRegular Fee
Individual Enrollment$249.00N/A
Full-Time Student$199.00N/A

All fees are in Canadian dollars ($CAD).

For group and/or student rates please view our Terms & Conditions and contact webinars@jackhirose.com for more information and registration. 

  • Canadian Psychological Association
    The Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) and the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Workers (NLASW) accept CPA-approved continuing education credits