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Office of Education and Regional Programming (OERP)

Customized Training for Your Agency or Organization

The Office of Education and Regional Programming (OERP)/Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic (WPIC) is now offering customized training seminars designed to meet your agency’s specific educational needs. We can provide training and on site support at a time and location convenient for your agency. Our programs include the latest developments in behavioral health and combine lectures, interactive workshops, panel discussions, case study presentations, and learners’ participation. In addition, OERP is accredited to provide continuing education credits for psychologists, physicians, social workers, therapists, addiction counselors and other health care professionals.

Some of the customized trainings that have been offered include:

·        Evidence Based Practice to Engage and Treat Children and Adolescents Diagnosed with Conduct Disorder

·        Principles of Couples Therapy

·        Treatment Strategies in Working with the Elderly with a Mental Health Diagnosis and Challenging Behaviors

·        Autism across the Lifespan

·        Trauma and Addiction: The Relationship and Impact on Recovery

·        Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) with Adolescents

·        Self Harm and Cutting

·        Integrated Treatment of Personality and Substance Use Disorders

·        Introduction to the Assessment and Treatment of Adult and Juvenile Sex Offenders

·        Exploring Ethical Dilemmas in a Changing Professional Landscape

·        Loss and Grief with Coworkers and Caregivers

·        Treatment of Mood/Anxiety Disorders Combined with Substance Use Disorders

·        Working with High Risk Forensic Clients

·        Confronting Challenging Issues in Clinical Supervision

·        Motivational Interviewing for Mental Health Care Workers

·        Loss, Grief, and Mourning: Understanding the Process

·        Loss and Grief with Coworkers and Caregivers



We have hundreds of topics to choose from or let us design one to meet your specific needs. Please click here for a more complete list (MS-Word);(PDF)

To Learn More

To learn more about our programs, please submit the form below or contact Mary K. Healy, MBA at healymk@upmc.edu or 412-204-9080.


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Last updated 09/23/2015

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