Professional Events

Frontiers in Addiction Lectures Series

Presented by Thelma McMillen Center

Upcoming Lecture

Motivational Interviewing

July 21, 2015

Torrance Memorial's Health Conference Center
3315 Medical Center Dr. Torrance, CA 90505
8:30 AM Breakfast; 9:00 - 11:30 AM Lecture

Educational Objectives

  • Describe 3 key principles of the Motivational Interviewing counseling style.
  • Describe the pivotal role that ambivalence plays in motivating patients.
  • Describe Motivational Interviewing “micro-skills.


James Peck, Psy.D.
Clinical Trainer
UCLA Integrated Substance Abuse Program
Santa Monica, California

2015 Calendar

September 15

"Family Systems Treatment with Complex Clients"
Kenneth Perlmutter, Ph.D.
Clinical Psychologist, Founder Family Recovery Institute
San Francisco, California

November 17

"Adolescents, Families and Dual Diagnosis"
John D. Lieberman, MA COO
Visions Adolescent Treatment Centers
Malibu, Brentwood, Santa Monica

CME/CEU Credit

2.5 CMEs/CEUs certificates

Torrance Memorial Medical Center is accredited by the Institute for Medical Quality/California Medical Association (IMQ/CMA) to provide continuing medical education for physicians. Torrance Memorial Medical Center takes responsibility for the content, quality and scientific integrity of this CME activity.

Torrance Memorial Medical Center designates this live activity for a maximum of 2.5 AMA PRA Category I credit TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. This credit may also be applied to the CMA Certification in Continuing Medical Education.

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