3 CE Hours. With the average client spending almost 5 hours per day on the web, every clinician needs to understand what clients are up to on-line. Do you feel lost when your clients talk about their Internet use? Do you know the difference between Twitter and Instagram? If you have a difficult time keeping up with your clients’ Internet use, then this is the workshop for you. You will develop a better understanding of the current apps, trends, &…Find out more »
Participants in the workshop will:
Find effective ways to reach unmotivated, passive, and “stuck” clients
Learn how to avoid common therapist pitfalls regarding resistance
Grain thorough knowledge of how to react to clients’ emotionally triggered reactions in ways that promote progress and positive change.
Christine Elliott, PhD will be presenting, she is a licensed psychologist with more than 25 years experience in mental health both private and public settings. She is the founder and director of LIfeStream counseling, LLC in Twinsburg, OH. She…
3 CE Hours. Supporting optimal aging for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD) involves a biopsychosocial approach to care and services. Contrary to common myths of aging with IDD, the life expectancy of individuals with IDD no longer lags behind the general population. With an average life expectancy, individuals with IDD are facing late life issues comparative to their age group. Throughout the life course, individuals with IDD experience normative age related changes and health conditions similar to their…Find out more »
5.0 CEU credits are being offered through the Ohio Psychological Association and the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapist Board.
OCD Midwest, an affiliate of the International Obsessive Compulsive Foundation is excited to present this unique training opportunity for clinicians seeking to acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to understand and treat individuals suffering with OCD.
The workshop will feature a presentation covering the fundamentals of diagnosing and treating individuals with obsessive compulsive disorder, including making an appropriate…
3 CE Hours. The Internet, social media, and smart phones have changed our lives, but not always for the better. With new technologies come new problems. Mental health professionals must learn the recent research on how social media have accelerated marital infidelity, higher risk sexual behaviors, problems related to online gambling, gaming and pornography; as well as increasing debt. Drawing on the new field of “E” Personality, this workshop will summarize the latest research on how people present themselves differently…Find out more »
6 CE Hours. Families present formidable complexity—generations of history, a labyrinth of relationships, and ongoing individual and family developmental processes. We will make sense of complexity through a family systems perspective, rich case histories, and the opportunity to discuss participants’ case examples. We will then apply these ideas within a collaborative framework for intervention, exploring dialogue, narrative, and the judicious use of our own personalities in helping families transform themselves.
Francis Chiappa, Ph.D., is a Clinical Psychologist specializing in individual, family,…
Upon completion of this 6.0 hour workshop, participants will:
– Learn about opioid use – its history and its prevalence in the Greater Cincinnati Area
– Consider how opioid users form a unique population with unique therapeutic challenges
– Learn about how opioid use affects children, adolescents, and adults
– Learn about treatment options
– Consider the ethical issues in choosing treatment; and communicating with users, treatment teams, family, and the law enforcement system
– Gain knowledge of current best practices
– Understand the impact…
6 CE Hours. Neuropsychology is the study of brain-behavior relationships. Knowledge of brain disorders and how these affect emotional and cognitive functioning is essential to mental health staff working with these clients. Topics reviewed in this workshop will include neuro-anatomy, cognitive functions, traumatic brain injury, Alzheimers’ disease, basic neuropsycho-logical tests, and criteria for making neuropsychological referrals. Neuropsychological interpretation will be demonstrated in the context of multiple case examples. Participants will try their own hands individually or in small groups at…Find out more »
In Part 2 of this series, we will begin by reviewing specific violence risk assessment tools, including key practical considerations in choosing such a tool. We will then discuss key findings from the meta-analytic literature about violence risk assessment tools. No study of violence risk assessment would be complete without careful consideration of “sacred cows,” i.e., those factors that are commonly thought to be relevant but the empirical literature suggests otherwise. We will then turn to practical considerations in…
6 CE Hours.This workshop is for professionals working with children, and their families, who are engaged in problematic sexual behaviors. Participants will learn what is meant by sexualized behaviors, their characteristics, the associated myths and assumptions, and the traumagenic dynamics if there has been children abuse. Attention will be given to assessing and understanding the goals of treatment, and the prerequisites for healing and recovery for these children. Useful tools and treatment exercises will be presented.
Paula V. Atwood is the…