Couples Conference 2017 - Volunteer
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Couples Conference 2017 - Volunteer

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Faculty :
Alexandria Katehakis  |  Daniel Amen  |  Ellyn Bader  |  Janina Fisher  |  Janis Abrams Spring  |  Martha Kauppi  |  Marty Klein  |  Rick Miller  |  Stan Tatkin  |  Sue Diamond-Potts
Course Level:
Master Degree or Higher in Health-Related Field
26 Hours
Not Applicable

  • Fri, Mar 31, 2017 - 08:00a to Sun, Apr 02, 2017 - 04:00p MST-Arizona

Tag: Current


The Responsibilities: Volunteers will be assigned on a random basis to monitor meeting rooms, assist with registration, and assist faculty and staff. You will be scheduled to work approximately four to five hours per day.

You will need to be able to attend the Full Conference (March 31st – April 2nd, 2017) and have open availability throughout the entire conference. The MANDATORY Volunteers Meeting will be on Thursday, March 30th at 5:30PM at the Manhattan Beach Marriott in California. You will be required to attend this meeting – NO EXCEPTIONS – so please plan your travel accordingly.

You will not be able to choose the workshops for which you are assigned, and switching is not permitted, however; when not assigned, you may attend any sessions you prefer during FULL CONFERENCE only. Remember: You will be able to claim credit toward a Certificate of Attendance stating your hours for all sessions worked and attended! Closer to the Conference, you might be contacted about specific availability for a Pre or Post Conference day.

Volunteers should be able to understand and communicate in English and have legible handwriting; they should be able to stand for a period of time if their duty assignment is to check in attendees at one of the doors. Volunteers should also be able to communicate rules and regulations, do not sign up if you are not comfortable confronting attendees. All other expenses related to the Conference including hotel accommodation, transportation, parking, meals, etc. are the responsibility of the volunteer. Please visit the hotel page for more information.

If you cannot adhere to ALL of the above requirements, please do not sign up and consider signing up as an attendee.

The Cost: the cost of attending as a volunteer is $35.00. You will be refunded $85.00 of the original deposit ($120.00) after you have successfully completed your volunteer duties as assigned. The checks will be mailed 6 to 8 weeks after the conference.

All cancelations must be in writing or to and there will be a $50.00 administrative charge for each cancelation. Cancelations received that are NOT postmarked or emailed by Friday, March 10th, 2017 will not be eligible for a refund.



The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.


The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc., designates this live activity for a maximum of 25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

A.P.A. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number CEP 9376 for 25 contact hours.


This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval # 886392793-3884) for 25 continuing education contact hours.


The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5056. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

State of Florida Department of Professional Regulation

The Milton H. Erickson Foundation, Inc. is approved by the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling as a provider of continuing education (CE Provider #: 50-2008).

New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work

The Milton H. Erickson Foundation is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0304.


Janis Abrams Spring Related seminars and products: 6


Janis Abrahms Spring, Ph.D., ABPP, is a board certified clinical psychologist and nationally acclaimed expert on issues of trust, intimacy, and forgiveness. Her first book, After the Affair: Healing the Pain and Rebuilding Trust When a Partner Has Been Unfaithful, has sold more than a half million copies and was a Books for a Better Life Award finalist in the categories of Best First Book and Best Relationship Book. The completely updated second edition (2012) includes a new chapter on affairs in cyberspace. How Can I Forgive You? The Courage to Forgive, the Freedom Not To, was a Books for a Better Life Award finalist in the category of Best Psychology Book. Life with Pop: Lessons on Caring for an Aging Parent, a Living Well Award Silver Medalist, captures the extraordinary, ordinary personal challenges and moments of grace that come with caregiving and growing old.

Daniel Amen Related seminars and products: 12


Dr. Daniel Amen is a physician, double board certified psychiatrist and ten-time New York Times bestselling author. He is the Founder and CEO of Amen Clinics in Costa Mesa and San Francisco, California, Bellevue, Washington, Reston, Virginia, Atlanta, Georgia and New York City. Amen Clinics have the world’s largest database of functional brain scans relating to behavior, totaling nearly 100,000 scans on patients from 111 countries. Dr. Amen is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, the highest award they give members, and is the lead researcher on the world’s largest brain imaging and rehabilitation study on professional football players. His research has not only demonstrated high levels of brain damage in players, he also showed the possibility of significant recovery for many with the principles that underlie his work.

Ellyn Bader Related seminars and products: 14


Ellyn Bader, PhD, is a founder and director of The Couples Institute in Menlo Park, California. As a clinical psychologist, workshop leader, author, and speaker, she is dedicated to helping couples create extraordinary relationships. Over the past 30 years she has trained therapists in couples therapy throughout the United States as well as Europe, Asia, South America, and Australia. She served as a Clinical Faculty in Stanford University School of Medicine for 8 years.

Alexandria Katehakis Related seminars and products: 7


Alex Katehakis is a licensed Marriage, Family Therapist, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist and Certified Sex Therapist in Los Angeles. She has extensive experience in working with a full spectrum of sexuality from sexual addiction to sex therapy, and problems of sexual desire and sexual dysfunction for individuals and couples. Alex has successfully facilitated the recovery of many sexually addicted individuals and assisted couples in revitalizing their sex lives.

Martha Kauppi Related seminars and products: 6


Martha Kauppi believes that relationships (with yourself, your family, your partner, your culture, your community) form the context for life and provide some of the richest material for both joy and struggle. Improving any of our relationships improves every aspect of life. She is skilled in relationship, family, and couple counselor, and love working with people who are addressing family relationship challenges, improving couple communication, or exploring improved intimate connection.

Marty Klein Related seminars and products: 6


Dr. Marty Klein has been a Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Certified Sex Therapist for 35 years. He has focused his entire career toward a single set of goals: telling the truth about sexuality, helping people feel sexually adequate & powerful, and supporting the healthy sexual expression and exploration of women and men.

Rick Miller Related seminars and products: 10

Rick Miller, MSW, is a clinical social worker in private practice in Boston and on Cape Cod, Massachusetts. He is the author of Unwrapped: Integrative Therapy with Gay Men… the Gift of Presence (2015). Rick has served on numerous national and international faculties, including the International Society of Hypnosis, the Brief Therapy Conference, the American Group Psychotherapy Association, and Harvard Medical School.

Sue Diamond-Potts Related seminars and products: 9


Sue Diamond Potts, M.A., is a Registered Clinical Counsellor (#178) and has over 25 years experience in the counselling field.

Stan Tatkin Related seminars and products: 13


Stan Tatkin, PsyD, MFT, is a clinician, researcher, teacher, and developer of A Psychobiological Approach to Couple Therapy (PACT®). He has a clinical practice in Calabasas, CA, where he has specialized for the last 15 years in working with couples and individuals who wish to be in relationships. He and his wife, Tracey Boldemann-Tatkin, developed the PACT Institute for the purpose of training other psychotherapists to use this method in their clinical practice.

Janina Fisher Related seminars and products: 6


Janina Fisher, PhD is a licensed Clinical Psychologist and Instructor at the Trauma Center, an outpatient clinic and research center founded by Bessel van der Kolk. Known for her expertise as both a therapist and consultant, she is also past president of the New England Society for the Treatment of Trauma and Dissociation, an EMDR International Association Credit Provider, a faculty member of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute, and a former Instructor, Harvard Medical School. Dr. Fisher has been an invited speaker at the Cape Cod Institute, Harvard Medical School Conference Series, the EMDR International Association Annual Conference, University of Wisconsin, University of Westminster in London, the Psychotraumatology Institute of Europe, and the Esalen Institute. Dr. Fisher lectures and teaches nationally and internationally on topics related to the integration of research and treatment and how to introduce these newer trauma treatment paradigms in traditional therapeutic approaches.


Couples Conference 2017 - Full Conference
Fri, Mar 31, 2017 - 08:00a to Sun, Apr 02, 2017 - 04:00p MST-Arizona
Couples Conference 2017 - Pre-Conference - Law & Ethics
Thu, Mar 30, 2017 - 08:00a to 04:00p MST-Arizona
Couples Conference 2017 - Friday
Fri, Mar 31, 2017 - 08:00a to 04:00p MST-Arizona
Couples Conference 2017 - Saturday
Sat, Apr 01, 2017 - 08:00a to 04:00p MST-Arizona
Couples Conference 2017 - Sunday
Sun, Apr 02, 2017 - 08:00a to 04:00p MST-Arizona


Manhattan Beach Marriott

1400 Parkview Avenue, Manhattan Beach, California 90266, United States

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