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May 2016

Trans-Competent? Working with Transgender Client Populations – Cleveland

May 27 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

Imagine yourself working with a client who explains to you his decision to live as his preferred gender identity full time and needs your help with the transition process, including hormone treatment therapy and navigating the effects of transphobia. This workshop will provide content knowledge, with a focus on a variety of factors that promote competent professional practice with client/patient populations who identify in the transgender community. You’ll have opportunities to engage in critical reflections about gender identity…

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June 2016

Part IV: Advanced Individual DBT Treatment Strategies and Techniques – Hudson

June 3 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm
Clarion Inn & Conference Center,
6625 Dean Memorial Pkwy
Hudson, OH 44236 United States

6 CE
This one day workshop is designed for individuals who have attended Part I: An Introduction to Dialectical Behavior Therapy or who have had some exposure to DBT treatment. The goal of this workshop will be to extend beyond basic DBT individual strategies and techniques and move toward more advanced use of DBT individual treatment strategies. Through various role plays, clinical case examples, video-taped client-therapist interactions, and experiential exercises, participants will learn how to incorporate several DBT strategies into their…

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Creating Balance: A toolkit for sustaining health and wellness – Cleveland

June 3 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

Our stressed work environments can be a breeding ground for ethical boundary violations in clinical practice as well as impact our ability to engage in effective self care and stress management. This workshop will help participants identify triggers and symptoms of compassion fatigue and offer exercises and valuable tools for creating a path to ongoing wellness and energy building. Yoga, mindfulness, breathing exercises, journaling and expressive arts will be offered as toolkit material.
Presenter Claire Campbell
L. Claire Campbell PCC-S, ATR is…

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Interventions with Attention Deficit – Cincinnati

June 6 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

3.0 CE
The course covers practical skills and interventions at each stage of child development and applies methods throughout the life cycle.  This class is short on theory and heavy on what to do now.
David Zidar, L.I.S.W.-S., has been working in child welfare since 1982 as an administrator, trainer, and therapist. He worked in the Cleveland area for about 16 years. He was Vice President for residential services in Kentucky. He has also worked in public agencies at the executive level.

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De-Escalation and Crisis Intervention Techniques with Children – Cleveland

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

This workshop is for those who are engaged in working with children, some of whom might have experienced abuse and neglect. Come learn about the manifestations of such trauma, triggers for outbursts the children may have and effective de-escalation techniques that can be utilized. Recognizing that these children may experience crisis upon crisis, focus will turn to the elements and phases of crises and feelings and psychological effects of crises. A description of the requisites for effective crisis intervention and…

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Coaching the “Performance Disabled”: Coaching kids with weak executive functions – Cleveland

June 10 - June 12

15 CEs
“Executive functions” is a term used to describe a broad set of cognitive skills that, when working properly, allow students to manage impulses, work in a deliberate and thoughtful manner, and organize their time and materials. When development of these skills is delayed, as is often the case in those with learning disorders, ADHD, behavioral disturbances, or emotional disorders, academic performance suffers, but for reasons not fully understood. For example, a student with dyslexia, although receiving intensive reading intervention,…

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Expressive Therapy Interventions with Child & Adolescent Trauma Survivors – Cleveland

June 10 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

This course is designed for therapists, counselors and other mental health professionals who want to gain clinical expertise when working with children & adolescent survivors of sexual violence and other traumas. In addition to gaining trauma informed clinical confidence, participants will gain critical knowledge about the core effects of sexual violence and trauma, crisis management, and advanced trauma specific interventions. It is quite common to hear that many mental health professionals have some reluctance to address sexual violence and trauma…

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Motivational Interviewing – Cleveland

June 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

Motivation can play a critical role in facilitating change. The maintenance of motivation is critical to a client’s ability to benefit from treatment as opposed to relapsing. This workshop will identify the clinical application of motivational interviewing. Participants will learn and have the opportunity to practice using motivational interviewing techniques as an intervention to elicit behavior change by helping clients to address and resolve their ambivalence.
Presenter Amy Burzinski
Amy Burzinski is a licensed clinical social worker who is currently a therapist…

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Ethical Case Studies and Legal Update – Columbus

June 20 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

4 Ethics CE
This course provides a general overview of ethical and legal issues, with updates on laws and ethical standards that have evolved over time. Given that most licensed professionals working with behavioral health services have had the opportunity to take these previous courses, there is also a focus on combining updated material with more focused and in-depth discussion of ethical and legal complexities. The purpose of this workshop is to give an initial update on changes in ethics and…

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Part 1- Basics in Supervision: Assessment, Evaluation, and Remediation – Blue Ash

June 21 @ 8:30 am - 3:35 pm

http://www.paulabritton.com6 CE
Curriculum includes initial, formative and summative assessment of supervisee knowledge, skills and self-awareness; components of supervisee evaluation and performance appraisal, supervisory procedures, monitoring of supervisee performance, feedback mechanisms, evaluation processes, identification and remediation of problematic supervisee.
6 CE’s
Presenter: Paula J. Britton, Ph.D. Psychologist and Professor, John Carroll University
Event Time (beginning & end) Date: June 21, 2016 – June 21, 2016
Venue Name: Hilton Garden Inn Blue Ash
Venue Address, City: 5300 Cornell Rd. Blue Ash, OH
Venue Phone Number: 513-469-6900
Provider Name: Paula…

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