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September 2016

Clinical Supervision: Guiding Supervisees Facing Tough Client Issues – Cleveland

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

3 CEU
Every clinician faces tough challenges. What are the critical functions of supervision? How do you guide your supervisees, without disempowering them by telling them what to do? How do you provide constructive feedback? How do you prevent crossing the line and becoming your supervisee’s therapist? What are the practical issues – transference and countertransference– needing to be addressed? And, thus, how do you help the supervisee handle the tough client issues?
Paula V. Atwood is the Vice President, Staffing and…

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Digging Into Diversity – Cincinnati

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

3.0 Ethics CE
> This training will help early childhood and other professionals examine their own personal bias about family systems and explore how this bias can affect their ability to support children and the diverse backgrounds that they come from. Those who attend will explore different family systems, marginalization of family, as well as how to build empathy and understanding for people that they serve. They will also learn how to implement into their work, strategies to increase acceptance and…

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Keeping Children Safe: Child Abuse and Neglect Curriculum Full Course – Cincinnati

September 30 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

6.0 CEU
The training includes techniques to give child-care providers the information they need to not only identify and understand child maltreatment, but to engage families regarding access to parent education, social connections, and concrete supports in their communities. Questions for discussion, ways to take action, and suggestions are all part of this experience. This curriculum has been designed to meet the training requirement for child abuse and neglect recognition and prevention as outlined in the Ohio Department of Job and…

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Integrative Strategies for Enhancing Cognitive and Emotional Health in Older Adults: Meditation, Reflective Writing, and Adding “Vitamin N” to the Daily Routine – Westlake

September 30 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

6 CEU
Three evidence-based integrative practices that clinicians can readily add to their toolbox are meditation strategies including guided meditation to improve concentration and memory skills, engagement with nature to reduce “nature deficit disorder” and the use of the power of the pen by reflective writing about life stories or observations of nature when meditating outdoors. These three practices can be combined and done in conjunction with one another as well as used as adjunct treatment to individual psychotherapy. In this…

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Application of Basic Behaviorism as the Cornerstones of CBT – Columbus

September 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

3 CE
This is the second course in a specialty CBT track offered by the Ohio Psychological Association. It will incorporate Course 1 basics into the application of behavioral principles into core CBT strategies.  The content will first tie together behavioral foundations into the strategies of exposure therapy, behavioral activation, behavioral marital therapy (Gottman), and cognitive restructuring.  The content will conclude with an integration of behavioral/functional behavioral theory into case conceptualism and treatment design, providing an overview of how well-known methods…

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October 2016

Evaluation Module: The OPA-Ohio BWC Early Intervention Initiative – Toledo

October 1 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

6 CE
In partnership with the BWC, OPA is rolling out a 24-hour program for certification as a BWC provider. This workshop, a module of this program, will focus on specific training to perform independent evaluations as a BWC disability evaluation panel member, based on the most recent Disability Evaluator Panel (DEP) manual revision. The workshop will also include specific training on doing presurgical evaluations on injured workers who are candidates for lumbar fusion or spinal cord stimulators (both will be mandated by the BWC beginning in 2017). The BWC will…

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

October 4 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

6 CEU
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.
L. Claire Campbell PCC-S, ATR is an…

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2016 Conference of Heart-Centered Therapies – Lyndhurst

October 6 @ 8:00 am - October 9 @ 10:30 am

15 CE
Description:
The 9th International Conference of HCT will be held at the Cleveland Clinic Center for Integrative Medicine in Cleveland.The Keynote Speaker will be Dr. Michael Roizen, Chief Wellness Officer at The Cleveland Clinic, presenting Integrating Medicine and Behavioral Health. CEUs are offered through Ohio Psychological Association and CSWMFT Board. No deadline for registration.
Event Time (beginning & end) Date: October 6-9, 2016
Venue Name: The Cleveland Clinic
Venue Address, City: 1950 Richmond Rd, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
Venue Phone Number: (216) 986-4325
Provider Name: The…

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Psychology, Law Enforcement & Courts: Developing a Collaborative Approach – Columbus

October 7 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

6 CE
Psychologists can have various roles in working with local law enforcement officers and the courts to improve consumer and officer safety while redirecting individuals with mental illness from the criminal justice system into the health care system.  The workshop will provide an overview of the interrelationship between individuals with mental illness and the criminal justice system. The Sequential Intercept Model (SIM), a systemic way to address over-representation of people with mental illness in the criminal justice system will be…

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Think Like a Detective not a Pharmacologist to Solve Problems in Dementia Care – Westlake

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

3 CEU
The “four A’s” common in severe dementia, i.e., apathy, anxiety, agitation, and aggression, prove challenging to staff and families who care for people living with severe memory loss. The first line of intervention in years past had been the use of psychotropic medications, but recent trends across the world are to use behavioral strategies to prevent and manage the challenges of dementia. This 3 hour interactive workshop will focus on learning behavioral alternatives, including problem-solving tools that can prevent…

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