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The Women’s Symposium 2014

Advanced Training for Professionals Who Treat Women

March 27, 2014
University of California at Los Angeles
UCLA Carnesale Commons-Palisades Ballroom
251 Charles E. Young Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90095

Parking and Shuttle Service

Event Parking at University of Los Angeles Provided by the Betty Ford Center


  • Take the 405 Freeway (North or South depending on which direction you are coming from – either north of the 405 or south of the 405)
  • Take the Sunset Blvd. exit East towards UCLA
  • Follow Sunset Blvd. about a mile and a half
  • Turn right onto Westwood Plaza (entrance to UCLA)
  • Make an immediate right at the stop light – Charles E. Young North
  • Make a right at the stop sign – De Neve Drive
  • Sunset Village Parking Structure on Left – about 500 feet.
  • Signage to event will be posted.


Continuing Education:  5.0 hours (No partial hours issued)

APA - Betty Ford Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists.  Betty Ford Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content for 5 contact hours.

BBS - Course meets the qualifications of 5 continuing education hours for MFTs, LPCCs, LEPs, and/or LCSWs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. P.C.E. #2536.

BRN – Betty Ford Center is approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing Provider # 13322 for 5 contact hours.

NAADAC – Betty Ford Center is a NAADAC Approved Educational Provider # 338 for 5 continuing educational hours.

CAADAC – Provider approved by CFAAP/CAADAC, Provider Number 1N-88-160-1112 for 5 continuing educational hours.

Level of Instructions:  Intermediate


Educational Objectives

1. Learn three specific practices employed by highly effective therapists, which includes a method for identifying high risk cases and a method to identify and improve areas of weakness in their clinical work.

2. Recognize the dysfunction of the dopamine neurotransmitter and identify symptoms it exhibits in every alcoholic and addict.

3. Identify significant differences between male and female substance abusers and list relapse factors that are specific to the female's socialization.

4. Identify resilient people and identify protective processes which predict a person's ability to be resilient.

Please note: it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board directly to determine eligibility to meet your continuing education requirements.

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