The Ross Center offers professional development and continuing education opportunities for mental health providers and as an APA approved sponsor of continuing education, we are able to offer CE credits to psychologists. We are proud to have many world-class, highly experienced clinicians as part of our team who will be providing trainings and seminars at our facilities. It is part of our vision to expand the use of quality, evidence-based treatment that reflects best practices and up-to-date research. We look forward to sharing the expertise and knowledge of our clinicians with other mental health providers so that individuals around the world no longer have to suffer from anxiety or depression.
The Ross Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Ross Center maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
Psychopharmacology 101 for Therapists who Treat Anxiety
New York Office
Learn More: Psychopharmacology 101
Participants can expect to gain greater understanding of how psychiatrists use medication to treat anxiety and depression. Dr. Jennifer Bernstein will review:
- Commonly used medications for anxiety and depression,
- Differences between frequently prescribed medications
- Factors psychiatrists consider when choosing between medications
- Side effects and typical length until treatment effect
- Recommendations for how long people should stay on these medications.
- When and why to use PRN (as needed) medications vs. standing dose medications
She will also touch on working collaboratively with psychiatrists in private practice.
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) and Behavioral Sleep Medicine (BSM) Training
Washington, DC Office
Learn More: CBT-I Consultation Group
The Ross Center is planning to offer a 12-week group for licensed doctoral and masters level therapists seeking consultation, training, and skills development in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia (CBT-I) and behavioral sleep medicine (BSM). This program is led by Dr. Virginia Runko, a Ross Center psychologist and BSM specialist, who completed her BSM fellowship at the Johns Hopkins School of Medicine. She has worked on interdisciplinary sleep medicine teams at the Johns Hopkins Center for Sleep at Howard County General Hospital, the Pulmonary and Critical Care Associates of Baltimore, and the Miami VA Hospital.
The Ross Center’s Northern Virginia office is seeking a part-time Adult Psychologist to serve our expanding practice. Experience in Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Neuropsychological Testing is preferred. For more information: Hiring Adult Psychologist