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Tom Baker Co. LLC is a Quality Home Improvement Company with over 38 years of experience. Fully Licensed & Insured with plenty of references. Providing all phases of construction services since 1972. Call for a free estimate. You'll be Pleased, We'll be Proud!
Integrity Tax and Business Partners - Sudbury
Integrity Tax and Business Partners specializes in year-round tax preparation & planning for individual, small business, estates & trusts. They offer competitively priced Payroll and Bookkeeping service, audit support and can assist with IRS and MASS DOR letters.
About Needham
The Town of Needham was founded in 1711 and is located in Norfolk County within the loop of the Charles River.

The famous artist Newell Convers Wyeth or better known as N.C. was born on October 22 1882 in the town of Needham and was raised on a small farm close by. Thirty of Wyeth's paintings are able to be seen in the town library.

Also visit the Needham Historical Society for other interesting facts about the town.

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TJCSGA Dallas Convention 2015

When: Apr 9, 2015 3 PM in Needham Heights, Massachusetts (Thu, 09 Apr 2015 15 )
Wound Certification Prep Course - Dallas, TX

When: Nov 7, 2015 12 AM to Nov 8, 2015 12 AMin Needham Heights, Massachusetts (Sat, 07 Nov 2015 00 )
2015 Winter Quarterly Meeting

Our first continuing legal education program of 2015 features 2 hot topics:

1.  Standalone Retirement Trusts (SRTs) - When & How Should We Use Them?

Attorney Vincent E. Bonazzoli from Lynnfield, Massachusetts will present for us about the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling in Clark v. Rameker which made headlines holding that inherited IRAs are exposed to claims made in bankruptcy. IRA trusts generally, and especially Standalone Inherited IRA Trusts, are now needed to provide creditor protection for our clients.  SRTs are particularly helpful for young or irresponsible beneficiaries to ensure income tax deferral benefits available after the death of an IRA owner. During this session we will review how to create and when to use SRTs, how to customize beneficiary designations, how to create separate inherited IRA accounts with various institutions, and the income tax ramifications and practical trust administration issues of having Inherited IRAs owned by trusts.

2.  Social Security Issues for Baby Boomers - Traps for the Unwary & Helpful Tips to Avoid Them

Our Presenter for this session is Francine Kollias who worked for the Social Security Administration for almost 42 years until her retirement in October, 2014. She was a Public Affairs Specialist for 39 of those years doing seminars, trainings, and public outreach for 69 cities and towns in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. Ms. Kollias worked closely with private industry, state and local governments, and nonprofit groups and organizations. She will be presenting for us about what we, as attorneys, need to know to best advise and serve our clients on social security issues.  We will learn what crucial information our clients need to know such as: when and how they will be able to qualify for benefits; what the different categories of benefits are; when Social Security will or won't pay benefits; and how to access the online services currently available.  We will also learn about some of the often overlooked and misunderstood ways we can help our clients maximize their benefits, the effect of pensions on social security, and other important related issues. 

As always, we encourage you to be an actively contributing member of our group and participate in our mutually beneficial Bring One Take One Program. You bring something you or your firm created or discovered that's helpful in your practice and then you get to take one back from everyone else who contributes something helpful.

We encourage all members, longstanding and brand new, to join us and help make this another excellent, collaborative learning opportunity.  Please be sure to mark your calendar and make plans to attend now.  We look forward to seeing you there soon!  In the meantime, if you have any questions, please send a message to us via:

When: Feb 6, 2015 8 AM to Feb 6, 2015 12 PMin Needham Heights, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Fri, 06 Feb 2015 08 )
The Relationship of Complex Trauma to Intimacy, Disordered Eating and Addiction

7  Continuing Education workshop featuring international speakers: Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S, Christine Courtois, PhD, ABPP  and Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP


When:  Friday May 8, 2015
9:00am - 4:45pm

Where: Sheraton Needham Hotel
100 Cabot Street
Needham, MA 02494

Cost:   $89 Early Bird, $99 after April 24, 2015

*All cancellations are subject to a $20 cancellation fee. Cancellations after May 1st will forfeit the entire registration fee. 


7:30-8:30am – Registration
8:30-9:00am - Welcome and Orientation

Treatment of Complex Trauma: A Sequenced Relationship Based Approach
Presented by Christine Courtois, PhD, ABPP

This presentation will provide a description of a meta-model for treating complex trauma. It includes a recommended sequence of treatment in three primary phases, each with associated tasks. The treatment is founded on an emphasis on safety to begin de-conditioning the stress response. Since posttraumatic reactions inherently involve mind-body reactions, the treatment emphasis must be on both. Evidence-based and empirically-supported treatment strategies will be discussed, along with the recommendations made in various sets of treatment guidelines.

Food, Addiction and Recovery: A New Approach to Healing the Body-Mind
Presented by Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP

Exciting new evidence-based science has emerged which outlines the essential and pivotal role healthy nutrition plays in the achievement and maintenance of addiction recovery. Research funded by the NIH's National Institute of Drug Abuse has demonstrated a critical and similar affect of drugs and specific food products on the brain's reward center and prefrontal cortex. Specifically, there are transfer addictions from substances to hyper palatable (sugary/fatty/salty) foods. Addictive eating behaviors co-occur with mood and binge eating disorders. This groundbreaking science will be presented along with assessment tools and an integrative nutrition and lifestyle plan that practitioners can implement to guide their clients.

Networking Topic Luncheon - Included in your Registration (1 CE)

Sexual Evolution: Love and Sex Reformatted for the Digital Age or How we got from Spin-the-Bottle to Sexting in a Single Generation

Presented by Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S

As we continue our rapid cultural shift from our familiar analog world into the wild, wild digital one, sexual and relationship norms are changing. What defines sex, a relationship, dating, mating and even fidelity, (especially to a younger person today), is changing as meaningful and rapidly (if less visibly) now, as it did via 50 years ago resulting from the sexual revolution of the late 1960’s and early 1970’. This workshop by Rob Weiss, a clinical leader, author and subject expert in the intersection of digital technology and human sexuality, is designed to offer a broad, but concrete overview of the changing face of human relationships and sexuality related to life online. The ‘new sexuality’ provoked in great part by the Millennials and Gen Y generations’ unlimited access to sexual information (and experience) will be introduced. Attendees will gain insight into related current trends in online sexuality, both positive and negative, along with problems faced by parents, employers and loved ones related to our now instantaneous Internet-driven access to intensely pleasurable sexual imagery and casual, anonymous sex. Clinicians will also gain insight into the assessment, and diagnosis of addictive and compulsive sexual behavior, along with a review of the challenges being voiced by teen males whose porn abuse has left many with erectile and intimacy dysfunction. The session will briefly cover co-occurring disorders and and differential diagnosis of sexual issues related to the Internet. The training will also make available further referral and training resources for those clinicians motivated to gain further knowledge, help and experience with our very human sexual evolution.

Case Studies - Expert Panel
Presented by Pamela Peeke, MD, MPH, FACP and Christine Courtois, PhD, ABPP
Moderated by Robert Weiss, LCSW, CSAT-S

Our Team of Experts Discuss Complex Cases and Clinical Solutions with a question and answer session.


1. Identify and successfully apply specific diagnostic and treatment approaches, counseling skills and modalities in the fields of mental health, behavioral health and addictive behaviors, including trauma, eating disorders and addiction.

2. Identify the symptoms and characteristics of the disorders mentioned in objective 1, and how they are interfered with the clients' interpersonal and family relationships. To participate in skill building workshops and unique trainings that offer cognitive and experiential clinical techniques, to assist in patient/client recovery from the listed disorders.


Ben Franklin Institute is approve by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for psychologists. Ben Franklin Institute maintains responsibility for the program.

ASWB - Association of Social Work Boards, Provider #1045

CFAAP - California Foundation for Advancement of Addiction Professionals, Provider #OS-99-428-1015

CBRN - Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP12920

CBBS - California Board of Behavioral Sciences - Course meets the qualifications for continuing education credit for MFCC's and/or LCSW's as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences - Approved Education Provider Program, Provider #PCE1477

NAADAC - Approved Education Provider #000300.

NBCC - National Board of Certified Counselors, Provider #5884. Ben Frankling Institue is an NBCC-Approved CE provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP soley is responsible for all aspects of the program.

*Please note: it is your responsibility to contact your licensing/certification board directly to determine eligibility to meet your CE requirements.


About the Speakers:


In Independent Practice, Washington, D.C. and National Clinical Trauma Consultant for Elements Behavioral Health/Promises. Dr.Courtois has published three books on the topic o complex trauma and its treatment in conjunction with Dr. Julian Ford. A new books on spirituality-based treatment of trauma will be published in the fall of 2014. She lectures widely and is currently chairing a committee on developing treatment guidelines for PTSD for the American Psychological Association. She is a recipient of a number of professional awards, among them, the American Psychological Association Award for Distinguished Contributions to Psychology as a Professional Practice and the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies Sarah Haley Award for Clinical Excellence.


Dr. Pamela Peeke is a nationally recognized expert in the fields of nutrition and fitness. Dr. Peeke is a Pew Foundation Scholar in Nutrition and Metabolism, a Fellow of the American College of PhysiciansAssistant Professor of Medicine at the University of Maryland. Dr. Peeke is a Senior Science Advisor to Elements Behavioral Health, establishing a national platform for the treatment of addictive eating disorders. She is WebMD's chief lifestyle expert and is an acclaimed TEDx presenter. Dr. Peeke is a New York Times bestselling author including her most recent book, The Hunger Fix, presenting food addiction science and treatment.


Robert Weiss LCSW, CSAT-S is Senior Vice President of Clinical Development for Elements Behavioral Health. He has developed clinical programs for The Ranch outside Nashville, Tennessee, Promises Treatment Centers in Malibu, and The Sexual Recovery Institute in Los Angeles. A licensed UCLA MSW graduate and personal trainee of Dr. Patrick Carnes, he is author of Cruise Control: Understanding Sex Addiction in Gay Men and Sex Addiction 101: A Basic Guide to Healing from Sex, Porn, and Love Addiction, and lead author with Dr. Jennifer Schneider of both Untangling the Web: Sex, Porn, and Fantasy Obsession in the Internet Age and the 2014 release, Closer Together, Further Apart: The Effect of Technology and the Internet on Parenting, Work, and Relationships, along with numerous peer-reviewed articles and chapters. An author and subject expert on the relationship between digital technology and human sexuality, Mr. Weiss has served as a media specialist for CNN, The Oprah Winfrey Network, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, and the Today Show, among many others. He has also provided clinical multi-addiction training and behavioral health program development for the US military and treatment centers throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia.

When: May 8, 2015 8 AM to May 8, 2015 5 PMin Needham Heights, Massachusetts
Cost: Early Bird Registration 7 CE's Includes Networking Luncheon 89.00 true Early Bird Registration 89.00

Registration After April 24, 2015 7 CE's Includes Networking Luncheon 99.00 true Registration Price after April 24, 2015 99.00

(Fri, 08 May 2015 08 )
Let's Bake a Difference

Join Jewish women from across the Dallas Community for our 2nd annual "Let's Bake A Difference" as we come together for the mitzvah of baking challah  -- a window of time during which praying for others is particularly strong.

When: Mar 19, 2015 7 PM to Mar 19, 2015 9 PMin Needham Heights, Massachusetts
Cost: Visit for pricing. (Thu, 19 Mar 2015 19 )
Multi Service Eating Disorders Association Annual National Conference
Multi Service Eating Disorders Association Annual National Conference is happening on 27 Mar 2015 at Sheraton Needham Needham, United States Of America. Its a premier event in Education & Training industry.

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When: Mar 27, 2015 12 AM to Mar 28, 2015 12 AMin Needham Heights, Massachusetts (Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00 )
MEDA National Conference
MEDA National Conference is happening on 27 Mar 2015 at Sheraton Needham Needham, United States Of America. Its a premier event in Research & Development industry.

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When: Mar 27, 2015 12 AM to Mar 28, 2015 12 AMin Needham Heights, Massachusetts (Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00 )
Independent Regional Investor Conferences
Independent Regional Investor Conferences is happening on 18 Nov 2015 at MARRIOTT QUORUM Dallas, United States Of America. Its a premier event in Business Services industry.

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When: Nov 18, 2015 12 AM to Nov 19, 2015 12 AMin Needham Heights, Massachusetts (Wed, 18 Nov 2015 00 )
Real Property Management Annual Franchise Conference
The Real Property Management system has grown to over 250 local franchise offices in 46 states, managing tens of thousands of properties worth billions of dollars. This February, we join together to celebrate our collective success and discuss how we will continue to grow in 2015 and beyond.

When: Feb 17, 2015 8 AM to Feb 17, 2015 8 PMin Needham Heights, Massachusetts (Tue, 17 Feb 2015 08 )

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