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Education and Training

Continuing Education

McLean hosts several daylong and multiday conferences with faculty from McLean and Harvard, as well as other esteemed national and international leaders in psychiatric care, research, and academia.

Recent topics at conferences have included advances in psychopharmacology, McLean Hospital psychosocial treatments, assessment of psychiatric diagnoses, geriatric psychiatry, medical disorders in psychiatric patients, borderline personality disorder, child and adolescent mental health, and suicide.

A full listing of McLean conferences and events can be found in our calendar.

Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare 2017 Conference

October 13-14, 2017
Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel, Boston, MA

This energizing and groundbreaking event features keynotes by world-renowned experts in leadership, coaching, positive psychology, behavioral psychology, health and well-being, and neuroscience.

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Upcoming: Coaching in Leadership and Healthcare 2018, September 28-29, 2018

Attachment 2017 Conference

October 27-29, 2017
Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel, Cambridge, MA

McLean Hospital and Harvard Medical School are delighted to offer this conference, bringing together leading authorities in the field of attachment to help clinicians develop strategies to better diagnose and treat patients using attachment principles.

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Middle School through College Mental Health and Education 2017 Conference

November 3-4, 2017
Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel, Cambridge, MA

Leaders in the field conduct comprehensive lectures and highly interactive workshops in which interdisciplinary groups explore how to help struggling students in different settings.

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Mentalization-Based Treatment (MBT): Basic Training

February 15-17, 2018
University of Miami, Undergraduate Campus, Watsco Center Fieldhouse, Coral Gables, FL

April 19-21, 2018
The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, Waltham, MA

In this course, participants will learn how to implement MBT techniques within their clinical practice as a specialty treatment. Common clinical situations will be discussed and role played to practice skills.

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Narcissistic Personality Disorder (NPD) Conference

March 23-24, 2018
The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, Waltham, MA

This conference will provide a comprehensive overview of NPD, a prevalent personality disorder which complicates the care of its co-existing conditions.

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Mentalization-Based Treatment (MBT): Practitioner Level Training

April 21-22, 2018
The Conference Center at Waltham Woods, Waltham, MA

The two-day workshop is suitable for mental health and other professionals who are interested in the treatment of personality disorders. The course will expand on previous knowledge and embed the basic skills of MBT.

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Addictions 2018 Conference

May 17-19, 2018
Boston Marriott Cambridge Hotel, Cambridge, MA

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

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Psychiatry in 2018

June 14-16, 2018
Location TBD, Boston, MA

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

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