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Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) 51st Annual Convention

The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) 51st Annual Convention at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront Hotel, in San Diego, CA, Thursday, November 16 – Sunday, November 19, 2017 will offer up to 25 CE credits for social workers through NASW and CE credits through CAMFT for those eligible. President Gail Steketee, PhD, MSW, Program Chair Jordana Muroff, PhD, MSW, and the ABCT leadership, staff, and members are eager for you to attend!

The Annual Convention provides top-notch clinical training, knowledgeable and thought provoking speakers, professional development sessions, and face-to-face roundtables with mentors, colleagues, and luminaries. We hope you also enjoy networking with your peers. We also invite you to attend Dr. Gail Steketee's Presidential Address on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at 5:30 p.m., entitled "Team Science across Disciplines: Advancing CBT Research and Practice for Hoarding."

ABCT is offering a convention registration special for social work professionals and students, as well as Master's-level LMFT or LMHT professionals, who are non-member, first-time convention attendees through October 30, 2017! Full program and one-day program rates for are available. Students can register at the student member rate of $130 for Friday-Sunday or a one-day rate of $65. Professionals can register at $170 for Friday-Sunday or a one-day rate of $85. To take advantage, paste the following into your browser:

Then scan and e-mail the form to or "snail mail" it to Attn: Tonya Childers; 305 7th Avenue, 16th Floor ABCT; NY, NY 10001.

The ABCT Convention schedule will include:

§ Over 52 intensive clinical and research training opportunities: Advanced Methodology and Statistics Seminars, Clinical Intervention Trainings, Institutes, Master Clinician Training sessions, Workshops, and Mini Workshops

§ 14 Clinical Roundtables

§ A Lifetime Achievement Address given by DBT expert Marsha M. Linehan, Ph.D., ABPP

§ Invited Addresses by Stanley Sue, PhD; Steven A. Safren, PhD; and Jeanne Miranda, PhD

§ 145 Symposia

§ Over 1400 Poster presentations

§ 34 Panel discussions

§ 1 Spotlight Research

For up-to-date information, visit

Be sure to send your information to us before October 30, 2017.

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