July – December 2018

OACBS Projects/Board

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.