On-Demand (Recorded) Webinars for Mental Health Treatment Providers

ADAA is accredited by AMEDCO. ADAA members can watch all on-demand webinars at no cost (with the exception of the Fall Forum) and receive CE/CME credit free of charge. Have a question about an ADAA webinar? Please email:  webinars@adaa.org.

CE/CME Credits are approved by: ACCME, APA, ASWB, NBCC, CAMFT, and New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work

  • Webinar Pricing (Free to ADAA members (except the Fall Forum) and includes CE/CME credits
  • $35 for Non-Members not seeking CE credits and $50 for Non-Members seeking CE credits

FAQs (What You Need to Know About ADAA Professional Webinars)

February 11, 2021
Jacob M. Appel, MD
CE/CME Credit
Next Live CE/CME Webinar | 1.0 Credit
Suicide and Suicide Prevention: Ethical and Legal Perspectives
February 4, 2021
Jennifer Park, PhD
Robert Selles, PhD
CE/CME Credit

This CE/CME eligible webinar focuses on how clinicians can provide empirically based interventions to manage barriers to reducing family accommodation for families with OCD.

December 10, 2020
R. Trent Codd, III, EdS
CE/CME Credit

Self-control, the ability to inhibit competing urges, impulses, or behaviors is highly valued by most societies.

December 3, 2020
Denise M. Sloan, PhD
CE/CME Credit

This webinar presents Written Exposure Therapy (WET), a 5 session treatment for PTSD. Background research examining the necessary and sufficient components of successful PTSD treatment led to the development of WET which is described in the webinar.

November 19, 2020
Hong Nguyen, PhD
Elizabeth Sauber, PhD.
CE/CME Credit
Diversity Eligible
Cultural/diversity issues play a significant role in therapy. Reported experiences of microaggressions in the therapeutic setting are common among patients seeking mental health treatment (Davis et al., 2016) and among mental health providers (deMayo, 1997). Microaggressions have been associated with lack of treatment engagement (Crawford, 2011) and poor working alliance (Owen et al., 2010).
October 29, 2020
Sandra S. Pimentel, PhD
Mona Potter, MD
Krystal Lewis, PhD - ADAA Board Member
Lynn Lyons, LICSW
Jamie Micco, PhD, ABPP
John T. Walkup, MD
CE/CME Credit

The 2020 ADAA Virtual Fall Forum focuses on anxiety and worry in youth, a transdiagnostic issue affecting children, teens, and emerging adults and addresses the ways in which technology can be harnessed to address these challenges.

October 22, 2020
Briana Woods-Jaeger, PhD
Diversity Eligible

Trauma exposure is a serious public health problem that disproportionately affects Black communities.

October 8, 2020
David Pantalone, PhD
Diversity Eligible
This presentation provides an overview of the content needed for cultural competence in mental health practice with sexual minority clients.
September 24, 2020
Scott Waltman, PsyD, ABPP
CE/CME Credit

Socratic questioning is a transtheoretical omnipresent psychotherapeutic process. Effective use of Socratic questioning in session is predictive of symptoms change; this relationship holds even after controlling for the relationship.

September 10, 2020
Rachel Singer, PhD

Immigrant, refugee, and asylee clients represent a diverse group with unique mental health needs. Over 1 million individuals obtained a green card in the United States in 2018 (Department of Homeland Security, 2020).

August 27, 2020
Erika Vivyan, PhD
Participants discussed and learned to apply behavioral principles from Parent Management Training (PMT) and Parent-Child Interaction Training (PCIT) to Exposure and Response Prevention. Then, participants discussed a case example involving behavioral treatment for Selective Mutism, Separation Anxiety Disorder, and Oppositional Defiant Disorder.
July 21, 2020
Fugen Neziroglu, PhD, ABPP, ABBP

Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) is classified under obsessive-compulsive spectrum disorders due to its many shared similarities with OCD, including preoccupations associated with engagement in safety behaviors. Patients with BDD have a perceived or imagined defect in their physical appearance, and

July 14, 2020
Patricia Zurita Ona, PsyD
This webinar delves into the nuts and bolts of how to conduct an ACT consistent exposure session, starting with a contextual-functional assessment of OCD symptoms, organizing a values-based exposure menu, increasing clients’ willingness to get out from their fear-based zone and move into values-based exposures, and troubleshooting when getting stuck in an exposure session (e.g. clients have a high degree of believability on thought – action – fusion, client’s continue to have hopes for obsessions to go away, clients’ exposures turn into rituals, etc). 
July 2, 2020
Sierra Carter, PhD
Diversity Eligible
This webinar provides an overview of the ways in which racial discrimination impacts the health and well-being of Black Americans, a marginalized population that disproportionately experiences racial health disparities influenced by race-related stress. This webinar also further elucidate the importance of examining racial discrimination in the conceptualization of trauma experiences and treatments.
June 11, 2020
Shiri Sadeh-Sharvit, PhD

The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically changed the landscape of digital therapy, making telehealth a staple in the therapist toolkit.

June 8, 2020
Yaara Shimshoni, PhD
Eli Lebowitz, PhD
CE/CME Credit
This webinar presents attendees with an overview of family accommodation and its associations with child anxiety and provide an introduction to the SPACE Program. Clinical trials in anxiety and OCD support the ability of SPACE to reduce family accommodation children's symptoms. Results of a recently completed funded randomized clinical trial of SPACE are presented and discussed.
June 3, 2020
Lauren P. Wadsworth, PhD
CE/CME Credit
Diversity Eligible
This webinar discusses population specific components of anxiety and depression development (e.g. role of stigma, coming out), and provides tangible ways to provide more accurate and affirming research, and/or more culturally informed therapy. 
May 28, 2020
Rajiv Radhakrishnan MBBS, MD
Kevin A. Sabet, PhD

As of February 2020, “medical marijuana” has been approved in 33 states, District of Columbia, Guam, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands in the US and Canada. Additionally 14 states and territories have approved recreational adult-use of marijuana.

May 21, 2020
Angela Neal-Barnett, PhD
Christin Farmer Kane, BA
Diversity Eligible

Within the United States, Black maternal and infant mortality has reached alarming rates.  Black mothers and infants are 2.5 times more likely to die than their white counterparts.

May 15, 2020
Dena DeFazio, Esq., M.S.W.

This webinar will provide the basic information that mental health providers should know regarding the changes to telemental health during the COVID-19 pandemic, including brief overviews of a variety of federal and New York State policies and guidance.

May 13, 2020
Igor Galynker, MD, PhD

According to the recent Center for Disease Control (CDC) report, more than half of suicide decedents between 2000 and 2016 were never diagnosed with a mental health condition, and only a quarter disclosed suicide intent prior to ending their lives.

May 8, 2020
Nathaniel Van Kirk, PhD

This presentation provides an overview of intensive/residential treatment (I/RT) programs for OCD and related disorders.

May 8, 2020
Sheila Rauch, PhD, ABPP - ADAA Board Member

The Phased Approach to COVID-19 Mental Health Response (PAC) is a framework for COVID-19 mental health response developed by ADAA members Drs. Sheila Rauch, Naomi Simon, and Barbara Rothbaum to aid in responding to and planning for mental health impacts of the current pandemic.

April 23, 2020
Mike Heady, MA

Individuals suffering with intrusive self-harm OCD frequently misattribute their thoughts for genuine suicidal ideation.

April 20, 2020
Sheila Rauch, PhD, ABPP - ADAA Board Member

The current COVID-19 pandemic is unprecedented in reach around the world and the extended nature of this invisible threat. All are impacted whether it is direct impact on health or employment or indirect impact through availability of services and loved ones.

April 9, 2020
Rachel Busman, PsyD
Jami M. Furr, Ph.D.

Prior to COVID-19, telehealth was often used as an alternative to in-person care, to maintain continuity of care, or in combination.

April 7, 2020
Mary Karapetian Alvord, PhD

The COVID19 pandemic has required mental health practitioners to shift from providing largely in-person therapeutic intervention, to operating a complete Telemental Health psychotherapy practice.  This change not only requires knowledge of ethical and legal requirements (i.e.

March 18, 2020
Karen Cassiday, PhD, ACT

Tips to help clinicians address the problems of running their clinical practice during the COVID-19 pandemic and help them improve how they manage the problems of helping patients maintain and build upon progress in treatment that is disrupted by public self-quarantine and lock down in response t

February 27, 2020
Sandra S. Pimentel, PhD

Cognitive behavioral treatment for youth anxiety is an effective intervention approach (Crowe & McKay, 2017).

January 16, 2020
Paul Holtzheimer, MD - ADAA Board Member

Deep brain stimulation (DBS) is emerging as a potential intervention for patients with highly treatment-resistant depression (TRD). Early, open-label studies supported the safety and potential efficacy of DBS for TRD but later randomized, controlled trials have yielded mixed results.

December 12, 2019
Carmel Browne, LCSW

One of the biggest barriers faced by African American female survivors who choose to disclose their abuse is a hostile environment and a tendency towards justification, particularly when the alleged offender happens to be a man of influence.

November 7, 2019
Julie Wetherell, PhD, ABPP

Anxiety disorders are the most prevalent class of mental health condition among older adults, and they are associated with adverse consequences for physical and cognitive health.

October 30, 2019
Joy Burkhard, MBA
Catherine Monk, PhD
Margaret Altemus, MD
Rahil Briggs, PsyD

Addresses the understanding and treatment of maternal anxiety and depression. Across a full spectrum of professions, maternal mental health difficulties are rightfully garnering increasing attention.

September 26, 2019
M. Katherine Shear, PhD

Grief is the natural response to loss. It’s complex, time-varying and multifaceted. Everyone grieves in their own way, but there are commonalities. Grief is permanent after someone close dies, finding a place in the life of a bereaved person.

September 12, 2019
Michael Ziffra, MD

In collaboration with the American Brain Coalition.

June 13, 2019
David Rosmarin, PhD, ABPP

Even in this secular age, more than eight in ten people worldwide identify with a religious group (Pew Research Center, 2010), and more than nine in ten Americans profess belief in God or a higher power (Gallup Poll, 2011).

June 3, 2019
Alexandra Hamlet

Dr. Alexandra Hamlet, a Clinical Psychologist with the Child Mind Institute in New York, discusses the current research and the current challenges facing young people who are members of the LGBTQ community. Dr. Hamlet shares the  best resources and tools for helping to meet these challenges.

May 23, 2019
Carmen McLean, PhD

Although several evidence-based psychotherapies (EBPs) for posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) exist, logistical and stigma-related barriers often deter individuals with PTSD from accessing these treatments.

May 8, 2019
Ruth Lippin, LCSW, JD

Only 31% of children suffering from anxiety and related disorders currently receive evidence-based treatment.

April 10, 2019
Dean McKay, PhD, ABPP

Evidence-based treatments for anxiety disorders, posttraumatic stress disorder, and obsessive-compulsive disorder all rely on the application of exposure to alleviate symptoms.

March 7, 2019
Sheila Rauch, PhD, ABPP - ADAA Board Member

Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) is a major public health challenge made increasingly more significant as Service Members return from recent conflicts in the Middle East.

January 24, 2019
Tamar Chansky, PhD

Despite the debate in the medical community surrounding PANS (Pediatric Acute Onset Neuropsychiatric Syndrome), therapists specializing in child anxiety, OCD and tics will encounter families and children trying to determine if PANS is part of the clinical picture.

January 10, 2019
Melissa Hunt, PhD

This workshop covers what is known about the etiology and symptoms of IBS, how IBS patients present in clinical practice, IBS in the context of co-morbid panic and agoraphobia and/or social anxiety disorder, formulating appropriate treatment goals and basic cognitive and behavioral strategies for

December 19, 2018
Amanda Baker, PhD
Rachel Freed, PhD
Sarah Kleiman, PhD

This webinar focuses on how to develop a cover letter that helps you market your skills for the next steps of your professional career.

December 13, 2018
Dan Capron, PhD
Elizabeth Dalton, PhD

This webinar will focus on how to develop personal statements that help you stand out as a candidate for your next steps as an early career professional (ECP). 

December 6, 2018
Jordan W. Smoller, MD, ScD

In this webinar, Dr. Smoller describes the current status of psychiatric genetic research with a focus on depressive and anxiety disorders. Dr. Smoller reviews implications of this work for clinical practice, including the prospects and limitations of genetic or pharmacogenetic testing.

November 29, 2018
David Yusko, PsyD

Prolonged Exposure Therapy (PE) for post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is one of the most effective treatments for PTSD currently available.

November 27, 2018
Hannah Bergman, PhD
Vasiliki Michopoulos, PhD

This webinar focuses on how to develop a professional curriculum vitae, and biosketch for each stage of your career. 

October 18, 2018
Brian Klassen, PhD

Moral injury is a relatively nascent construct intended to capture reactions to events that involve the violation of service members’ and veterans’ deeply held moral beliefs.

October 4, 2018
Vera Joffe, PhD, ABPP

This webinar will present a review of evidence of early diagnosis and treatment of childhood disorders. A review of instruments for diagnosis as well as empirically-based treatments for early age presentation of symptoms will be offered.

September 20, 2018
Shelley Avny, PhD

This webinar provides information on the conceptualization and treatment of selective mutism (SM) across development. SM has received growing interest and attention in the last decade, resulting in improved and more accessible treatments.

September 13, 2018
Dean McKay, PhD, ABPP

School and academic based anxiety is a debilitating problem for many children. Exposure-based treatments are highly effective in alleviating school and academic anxiety, but there also exist several important cognitive aspects that warrant specific attention in treatment.

August 24, 2018
Brent P. Forester, MD, MSc

ADAA is excited to announce a collaborative partnership with the National Council for Behavioral Health in the presentation of an important free webinar focused on older adults and mental illness.

August 23, 2018
Ali B. Klein, BA
Michelle Bovin, PhD

Free webinar. Applying to graduate school can be both an exciting an overwhelming experience.

June 18, 2018

Cost for all participants: $35.00 

ADAA is proud to collaborate with the Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy to co-present this webinar as part of a three-part webinar series. 

June 14, 2018
Beth Salcedo, MD

Psychotropic medications are some of the most w

June 7, 2018
Eda Gorbis, PhD, LMFT

In this webinar, Dr. Gorbis will provide an overview on how to identify, assess, and diagnose Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD).

May 24, 2018
Emily Bilek, PhD

This webinar will provide insight into common presentations and pitfalls of imposter syndrome, and will suggest strategies for overcoming related impairment.

May 17, 2018
Christine Moberg, PhD

In this webinar you will learn about different types of technology tools, which are available you as a clinician and to your clients. We will go over different things to consider when selecting mobile apps to recommend to clients, and how to best integrate those tools in a coherent way.

May 3, 2018
Lauren M. Weinstock, PhD

Identified by the World Health Organization as one of the top 10 causes of disease burden worldwide, bipolar disorder is a serious, disabling, and highly recurrent illness that is marked by significant functional impairment.

April 26, 2018
Andrea G. Batton, LCPC
Denise Egan Stack, LMHC
Jon Hershfield, MFT

Professional Webinar Panel Discussion

March 8, 2018
Colleen Carney, PhD

This professional webinar provides specific, practical tools to integrate evidence-based insomnia and fatigue strategies into your existing evidence based anxiety and depression protocols.

February 28, 2018
Jill M. Emanuele, PhD

In partnership with the Child Mind Institute ADAA presented a webinar on mindfulness-based interventions from Jill Emanuele, PhD, Senior Director of the Mood Disorders Center and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Program at the Child Mind Institute.  Dr.

February 22, 2018
Jackie Gollan, PhD

This webinar describes the structure and techniques of an effective behavioral intervention for perinatal depression.

February 8, 2018
Lauren Smolar, MA

Eating disorders are serious, life-threatening illnesses that impact millions of people every year in the United States. An eating disorder diagnosis can be challenging enough on its own, but many individuals also have other psychological issues that can accompany the eating disorder.

February 1, 2018
Jami Socha, PhD
Laura Lokers, LMSW

The webinar aims at helping clinicians identify and address family accommodation as it relates to OCD. Case examples – representing both adult and child cases – were used to illustrate the challenges and successes of addressing accommodation.

January 25, 2018
Jasper A. Smits, PhD
Scarlett Baird, Doctoral Candidate in Psychology

In this webinar, we focused on these and related specific targets for intervention and illustrated how practitioners can best prescribe exercise to engage these targets and augment their interventions.

January 19, 2018

Cost for all participants: $35.00 

ADAA is proud to collaborate with the Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy to co-present this webinar as part of a three-part webinar series. 

ADAA members receive a 10% off this webinar with code ADAA10. 

January 18, 2018
Kenneth Towbin, MD
Mary Karapetian Alvord, PhD

This two-part webinar series focuses on the transdiagnostic understanding and treatments for youth and conquering negative thinking and behavior including the relevance of neural circuitry.

January 18, 2018
Meredith Charney, PhD

Cost for all participants: $35.00 

ADAA is proud to collaborate with the Massachusetts General Hospital Psychiatry Academy to co-present this webinar as part of a three-part webinar series. 

ADAA members receive a 10% off this webinar with code ADAA10. 

December 14, 2017