Clinical Approaches to Suicidality: Collaborating with Patients to Make Life Liveable

Noelle Lefforge, Ph.D.

04/03/2020 at 9:00 am - 4:45 pm

University of Nevada, Reno
1664 N. Virginia St
Reno, NV 89557

6 CE Credits

 

APA Approved Sponsor logo_white background_screen imageApproved for Nevada Psychologists and MFTs. Approval pending: LCSWs. NPA is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. NPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

 


About the Workshop:

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Learning Objectives:

At the end of this program, participants will be able to:
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Audience:

This presentation is intended for psychologists, other licensed mental health providers, and graduate students of psychology. Seating is limited, so register early!

About the Speaker:

Noelle Lefforge, Ph.D., joined the faculty of the UNLV Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program in 2011 and is an Associate Professor-in Residence. In 2014 she became the Assistant Director of The PRACTICE. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from UNLV in 2010 and she has been employed by UNLV since 2000. She is primarily invested in training doctoral level graduate students to become highly competent health service psychologists. Dr. Lefforge’s duties include developing and teaching clinical courses, providing clinical supervision, and administration of the psychology training clinic. Currently, she teaches principles and practice of psychotherapy, diversity issues in professional practice, and group psychotherapy.

She co-directs the program’s training clinic, The Partnership for Research, Assessment, Counseling, Therapy and Innovative Clinical Education, or, The PRACTICE: A UNLV Community Mental Health Clinic. The PRACTICE is a sliding scale clinic where graduate students provide therapy and psychological assessment services to the community. This training clinic offers graduate students the opportunity to learn clinical functions under intense faculty supervision utilizing state of the art video and video-analysis technology. In 2019 the clinic was internationally recognized with the Association of Psychology Training Clinic Innovation Award.

Dr. Lefforge serves as the Senior Faculty Senator for the College of Liberal Arts. She is one of the Faculty Senate representatives on the 2019 Advisory Presidential Search Committee. She has served as the Chair of the Psychology Department’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, as well as a member on the College of Liberal Art’s Diversity & Inclusion Committee, UNLV’s Mental and Behavioral Health Coalition, and UNLV’s Interprofessional Education workgroup.

Dr. Lefforge takes an integrative approach to psychotherapy. Her interventions are particularly informed by attachment-based therapy, emotion-focused therapy, dialectic behavior therapy, and cognitive behavior therapy. She has received specialized training working with professionals (e.g., doctors, lawyers, business professionals, entertainers) struggling with mental health issues. She conducts research on clinical outcomes, patient experience within healthcare organizations, cultural factors, and the inner experience of emotions and depression.

Dr. Lefforge is the President of the Nevada Psychological Association (NPA) and the Nevada Representative to American Psychological Association’s (APA) Council of Representatives. She has served as Treasurer, Legislative Subcommittee Chair, ECP Committee member, and CE Committee member for NPA. Legislative Committee Chair. She has also been an item developer for the Nevada State Board of Psychological Examiners. She graduated from APA’s Leadership Institute for Women in Psychology and Emerge Nevada. She received the James Mikawa Award in recognition of outstanding contributions to psychology in 2018.

Dr. Lefforge received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2010 and her Master’s in Healthcare Administration in 2016. She was UNLV Honors College’s 2019 Alumna of the Year and received the UNLV Office of Community Engagement 2019 Service-Learning Award on behalf of The PRACTICE. She has worked in the Las Vegas community as a practicing psychologist since 2012. Dr. Lefforge’s CV

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PO Box 400671, Las Vegas, NV 89140

General Information:

Handout Materials

Handout materials will be sent out electronically to all attendees no later than October 11th, 2019. Printed handout materials are available upon request for an extra fee. Requests should be submitted by email to our Executive Director, Wendi O’Connor to admin@nvpsychology.org no later than Tuesday, March 31st, 2020.

Workshop Location

The workshop will be held at the University of Nevada, Reno in the Pennington Medical Education Building (PME) 16.Parking is available in Silver 10. Parking permits are required and can be purchased from kiosk in the parking lot for $7.00. Click here to view map.
From N. McCarran Blvd, turn right on Evans Ave, right on Enterprise Road and turn left at stop sign before CMM Building. Silver 10 lot is located on your left. Kiosk for purchasing parking permits will be on your left as you enter the parking lot (accepts cash or credit card as payment methods).

Refunds & Grievance Policies

Participants may direct questions or complaints to NPA to 888-654-0050. An administrative fee of $30 will be charged for cancellation of registration. Please note, no refunds will be granted after 3/20/2020.

Approval

Approved by Nevada Board of Psychological Examiners. Nevada Psychological Association (NPA) is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. NPA maintains responsibility for the program and its content. NPA will issue certificates of completion. APA CE rules require that we only issue credits to those who attend the entire workshop. Those arriving more than 15 minutes late or leaving before the entire workshop is completed will not receive CE credits.

Additional Information

NPA will provide accommodations for person with special needs, when notified at the time of registration and at least one week prior to workshop. Please email us at admin@nvpsychology.org

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