OACBS Special Election
We are holding a special election due to two recent board vacancies. We have nominees and will conduct the special election after the holidays. We are looking to fill the positions of Secretary/Treasurer and a Student Representative. A detailed description of each of these positions can be found on the OACBS website here. Contact Shadee Hardy for information.
ACBS Updates and Listserv Nuggets
Women! – We are more than our stories
An article by Kyong Yi on women’s shared stories and moving past them through connection.
Also, remember there is the newer special interest group: Women in ACBS SIG if you would like to further explore gender issues in ACBS.
ACT in Context
The Acceptance and Commitment Therapy podcast is back with a reboot starting in October with its first episode in years. The most recent episode is with Dr. Patricia Robinson. It can be streamed after logging into ACBS here, or on iTunes.
Radically Open Dialectical Behavior Therapy: Shared Features and Differences With ACT, DBT, and CFT
Recent article in the Behavior Therapist by Jason B. Luoma, R. Trent Codd, III, and Thomas R. Lynch.
Upcoming Professional Trainings
The opportunities listed below may be of interest to OACBS members. Please note, these events are not necessarily endorsed by OACBS and the information is simply provided as a convenience to members. If you know of any CBS-related training events in our area that you’d like announced in the next newsletter, please e-mail that information to Member At Large, Sarah Verducci.
ACT BootCamp Bay Area
February 21 – 24, 2019 at Hilton Garden Inn Bay Bridge, Emeryville
ACT I Sacramento: Two-Day Introductory Workshop
March 29 and 30, 2019 at Hyatt Place Sacramento/Roseville
Evoke, Reinforce, Repeat: Enhancing the Creativity and Sensitivity of your ACT work with a Plain Language Behavioral Perspective to Clinical Work
April 12 and 13, 2019 at Portland Psychotherapy Clinic
Helping Patients Forgive: REACH Forgiveness as Evidence-Based Practice in Psychology
September 28, 2019 at Portland Psychotherapy Clinic
OACBS Member News
Southern Oregon ACT Meet-Up
Want to meet and share enthusiasm for ACT in the southern end of the state? Stop in January 22, 2019 4:30 – 5:30 PM at the Medford Library, Carpenter Room. Contact Sarah Verducci for more information.
Job Openings at Portland Psychotherapy
There are a few positions open at Portland Psychotherapy which may be of interest to OACBS members. Information can be found here.