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Continuing Education Cruise!

to the
Mexican Riviera
October 13-20, 2019

Registration Fee - $749

$599*
Seats are limited. Reserve yours today!

Register Now & Save!

Sail on Norwegian Bliss!
The newest and most incredible ship in their fleet @ 168,028 Gross Tonnage!   Join us and experience Bliss now!

Join us on the Norwegian Bliss for our Fall 2019 CE Conference Cruise!

Your Registration Fee provides you with access to 18 CE hours while cruising the Mexican Riviera with ample time to relax, unwind and explore the ship and beautiful ports of call. Cruise not included.

Topics covered: Law & Ethics, Suicide Prevention, Human Trafficking and Opioid Abuse.

Book your stateroom through our NCL Travel Partner and receive special discounts and amenities exclusive to conference attendees!

Ports of Call: Los Angeles, Puerto Vallarta, Mazatlan, and Cabo San Lucas!

Earn CE Credit and Explore 
the 
Mexican Riviera!

Take advantage of Exclusive Group Discounts and Amenities:

When booking your stateroom choose TWO!

Ultimate Beverage Package!*
Specialty Dining Package!
Photo Package!
$75 On-board Credit!**
$50 per port Shore Excursion Credit!
Free Internet Package!

All courses meet the qualifications for their listed hours of continuing education credit for CA LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and LEPs  and Licensed Psychologists (LP's) as required by the APA. Nurses (RN's ) as required by the CA Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN).

Board Approved Provider of Continuing Education

AATBS is an approved provider of continuing education for many organizations including the APA, ASWB, NBCC, BRN and many additional boards.

  • AATBS #199, is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AATBS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.
  • AATBS is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) to offer CE credits to nurses (Provider #CEP 14242). Registered Nurses in states other than California may be able to take courses offered by AATBS. Please verify with your State Board and/or Professional organization.
  • AATBS has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5750. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. AATBS is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
  • AATBS #1085, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org, through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. AATBS maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 06/19/2018 – 06/19/2021. Social workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits.

Who Should Attend?

Cruise Conference Schedule & Course Details

Round Trip Los Angeles - October 13-20, 2019

Imagine discovering the beauty of fantastic vistas. Imagine the exhilaration of exploring the beaches of the Mexican Riviera. Imagine relaxation upon finding your slice of paradise. Imagine Bliss. 

That’s what you’ll experience when you vacation on our newest and most incredible ship, Norwegian Bliss. Custom-built for the spectacular, Norwegian Bliss features a revolutionary Observation Lounge for you to soak in every stunning moment. The sunsets will melt your cares away, as will the beaches, diving and fun-filled adventures. Come aboard and experience the best dining, entertainment, and amenities at sea against a backdrop of unrivaled natural beauty. Whether you choose relaxation or heart-pounding adventure, there’s one word to describe the experiences awaiting you on Norwegian’s newest ship: Bliss. 

All Aboard Norwegian Bliss!

Exclusive Stateroom Pricing and Amenities for Conference Attendees!

AATBS has partnered with Norwegian Cruise Lines and Allied Travel to provide you with Exclusive Pricing and Amenities for Conference Attendees (and their families). Click the link below to take advantage of these specials and lock in your low rate today!

Fill out the form with your contact information and we'll assist you in booking your stateroom.

IMPORTANT NOTE: Your registration for the Conference does NOT guarantee you a stateroom. All conference attendees, their families and guests must book their stateroom under the AATBS Conference Group in order to take advantage of our discounted group rates. This ensures our company can provide special pricing, services and amenities to all conference attendees and their guests. Thank you!

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7:00am

Details

Human Trafficking (7:30-10:30am*)
Led by: Andrea Kotok

Suicide Prevention (7:30am - 2:30pm*) (1-hour lunch break)
Led by: Andrea Kotok & Natalie Liberman

Details
Details

Aging & Long Term (7:30-10:30am*)
Led by: Andrea Kotok

Sunday

Arrive Los Angeles @ 8am (Disembark)

8:00am

9:00am

10:00am

11:00am

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 7am - 3pm

Noon

Puerto Vallarta, Mexico 9am - 6pm

Leave Los Angeles @ 4pm (Embark)

2:00pm

Details

Opioid Abuse (11:30-2:30pm)*
Led by: Natalie Liberman

3:00pm

1:00pm

Mazatlan, Mexico 8am - 5pm

Monday

Details

Bipolar Disorder (11:30-2:30pm)*
Led by: Natalie Liberman

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

Sunday

Professional Event Speakers

Natalie Liberman, MA, LMFT, LCSW

Andrea "Annie" Kotok, LMFT

Annie Kotok is a licensed psychotherapist in Los Angeles and the Executive Director of Harbor Area Counseling Services, Inc. in San Pedro, CA. She has extensive experience as an educational consultant, having coached candidates to obtain the necessary skills to pass the CA and National MFT and Social Work licensing exams. 

Natalie Liberman is a bilingual Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, as well as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker. She earned her Bachelor's degree in Psychology from University of California, Los Angeles and her first Master's degree in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy from Pepperdine University. Natalie also holds a Master of Social Work degree from University of Dubna. 

Don't Miss this Conference!

Registration Fee - $749 

$599*
Early-Bird Special!

Register Now & Save!Register Now & Save!

Registration Fee - $749 

$599*
Early-Bird Special!

Join Us in the Mexican Riviera!

October 13-20, 2019 | Onboard the Norwegian Bliss

Conference Schedule & Course Details

Monday

Human Trafficking*
Led by: Andrea Kotok

Details

7:30am - 10:30am

Aging & Long Term Care*
Led by: Andrea Kotok

Details

7:30am - 10:30pm

Opioid Abuse*
Led by: Natalie Liberman

Details

11:30am - 2:30pm

Tuesday

Thursday

Saturday

Wednesday

Purto Vallarta, Mexico 9am - 6pm

*Early-Bird Registration Fee expires at midnight March 31st, 2019. Reserve your seat today!

*On registrations made prior to March 31, 2019

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AATBS is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. AATBS maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Early-Bird Special *Ends March 31!

Explore the Mexican Riviera

Earn Credits and Explore

Receive 18 CE hours while cruising the Mexican Riviera with ample time to relax, unwind and explore the ship and beautiful ports of call.

Puerto Vallarta - Explore 26 miles of spectacular beaches along Banderas Bay!

Mazatlan - Travel back to the colonial past in Historic Old Town!

Cabo San Lucas - Visit El Arco ("The Arch") the famous rock formation at the tip of "Lands End"!

Join Us on the Norwegian Bliss!

All Aboard the Norwegian Bliss!

Imagine discovering the beauty of fantastic vistas. Imagine the exhilaration of exploring the beaches of the Mexican Riviera. Imagine relaxation upon finding your slice of paradise. Imagine Bliss.

Norwegian Bliss features a revolutionary Observation Lounge for you to soak in every stunning moment, from majestic vistas to dolphins splashing through warm turquoise waters. Come aboard and experience the best dining, entertainment and amenities at sea against a backdrop of unrivaled natural beauty. 

Conference Schedule

View the Conference Schedule

Take a look at the topics covered and how the schedule will look during your voyage.

Who Should Attend

Wondering if you should attend?

All courses meet the qualifications for their listed hours of continuing education credit for CA LP's, LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs and RNs.

Event Speakers

Meet our Professional Speakers

Meet Andrea Kotok, LMFT and Natalie Liberman, LCSW, LMFT our experts with a passion for teaching.

Mazatlan, Mexico 8am - 5pm

Cabo San Lucas, Mexico 7am - 3pm

Friday

Suicide Prevention*
Led by: Andrea Kotok & Natalie Liberman

Details

7:30am - 2:30pm (1-hr lunch break)

Sunday

Arrive in Los Angeles @ 8am (Disembark)

Sunday

Leave Los Angeles @ 4pm (Embark)

AATBS Fall 2019 CE Conference
Registration Fee does NOT include the cruise or guarantee you a stateroom.

*1st and 2nd guests only.
**Based on USD.

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*Courses and class times scheduled are subject to change. Actual courses offered, times, breaks and lunch are at the instructor's discretion.

*Courses and times scheduled are subject to change. Actual courses offered, times, breaks and lunch are at the instructor's discretion.

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Exclusive Stateroom Rates and Amenities Available!*

*discounted stateroom pricing available through our Group for Attendees their families and guests only.
Subject to availability. 

AATBS is an approved provider by the California Board of Registered Nursing (CA BRN) to offer CE credits to nurses (Provider CEP #14242).

AATBS is an approved provider of continuing education for many organizations including the APA, ASWB, NBCC, and many additional boards. Verify credit with your State Board and/or Professional organization

Bipolar Disorder*
Led by: Natalie Liberman

Details

11:30am - 2:30pm

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