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July 2016

Power Struggles: How to avoid them and what to do when you are in them – Cincinnati

July 18 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

3.0 CE
This training will provide information and interventions to address behavior issues and power struggles with children. Participants will be able to distinguish between four goals of misbehavior and be able to identify when power struggles occur. Strategies to empower children to avoid power struggles and strategies and a script to detach and solve power struggles will be presented.
Nicolle Moore, MS, IMFT, is Coordinator of Mental Health in Early Childhood Child Focus, Inc.  She is responsible for a team of…

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Lying and Stealing – Cincinnati

July 22 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

3.0 CE
Lying and stealing can steal the joy of working with kids. This training will help participants uncover the reasons why at-risk kids delve into these behaviors. Participants will also uncover effective ways of changing these common problems.
Jim Still-Pepper, M.A. has over 30 years of experience working with troubled, at-risk youth.  He is an outpatient counselor at Six County Inc., a community mental health center.  Jim coordinates the clinical team that offers services to youth and families.
7/22/16
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Working with Oppositional Defiant Clients – Cincinnati

July 22 @ 1:00 pm - 4:15 pm

3.0 CE
This workshop will focus on effective strategies to implement when working with clients diagnosed with Oppositional Defiant Disorder to improve daily compliance and relationships with others.
Jim Still-Pepper, M.A. has over 30 years of experience working with troubled, at-risk youth.  He is an outpatient counselor at Six County Inc., a community mental health center.  Jim coordinates the clinical team that offers services to youth and families.
7/22/16
Event Time (beginning & end) Date: 1:00pm – 4:15pm Friday, July 22, 2016
Venue Name: Child…

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Using Wellness to Move Past Depression – Cincinnati

July 25 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

3.0 CE
As a result trainees will gain understanding of evidence based nutrition and activity plans that reduce the incidence of depression, along with techniques to monitor motivation, satisfaction and sustainability.  Trainees will learn how to assess optimistic thinking to reduce course of depression, and how to change explanatory style to boost resilience and manage depression recurrence.  Attendees will receive tools to guide clients through depression, reduce frequency and course, improve resistance..  Attendees will have the opportunity to practice SMART goal…

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Anger Resolutions – Cincinnati

July 29 @ 8:45 am - 12:00 pm

3.0 CE
Anger is a “normal” emotion experienced by everybody.  This workshop will examine ways to help youth understand, work through and resolve anger.  Participants will learn how to teach hands-on techniques to their clients.
Jim Still-Pepper, M.A. has over 30 years of experience working with troubled, at-risk youth.  He is an outpatient counselor at Six County Inc., a community mental health center.  Jim coordinates the clinical team that offers services to youth and families.
7/29/16
Event Time (beginning & end) Date: 8:45am –…

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Testing: What Is It, When To Refer, and What to Expect – Akron

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

3 CEs
Learn why and when to refer for psychological/neuropsychological testing. Learn the names and purposes of several test instruments. Understand what testing does and does not provide in the context of an evaluation.
Presented by: Joshua Magleby, PhD, Clinical Neuropsychologist, Integrative Neuropsychologist Inc. Consulting Psychology Inc.
Joshua Magleby, PhD is a licensed clinical neuropsychologist who focuses on the assessment and treatment of neuropsychological and psychological disorders for all age ranges. He is primarily interested in child and adolescent psychological and neuropsychological disorders,…

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August 2016

Integrated Family and Systems Treatment (I-FAST) Theory and Case Applications – Cincinnati

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

6.0 CE
Integrated Family and Systems Treatment (I-FAST) is an intensive treatment protocol that was developed for kids and families who are risk for out of home placement. The objective of I-FAST is to empower parents to effectively address the problematic or symptomatic behavior of their child while enhancing the relationship between the kid, the family, and community systems such as schools, law enforcement, and child protective services . Preliminary studies indicate that I-FAST is an effective form of treatment and…

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How Can A Superhero Help Me? Ways Superhero Play Can Help Abused and Neglected Children – Cincinnati

August 9 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

6.0 CEU
In this workshop, we will examine the theory of dramatic play and how superheroes have influenced the psychosocial development of children. We will discuss the pros and cons of superhero play, create methods that promote a safe environment for superhero play, and identify ways to use superhero play to build the self-esteem of children including abused and neglected children. Participants will also be provided with tools that can be used to interview children and help children talk about traumatic…

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QPR Suicide Prevention Program – Cincinnati

August 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

2.0 CEU
QPR stands forQuestion, Persuade, and Refer — 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide. Just as people trained in CPR and the Heimlich Maneuver help save thousands of lives each year, people trained in QPR learn how to recognize the warning signs of a suicide crisis and how to question, persuade, and refer someone to help.
Melanie Palmer, M.A. IMFT-S
Melanie Palmer is an Independently Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with Supervisory Status in…

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Making Sense of Sensory Processing Disorders – Cincinnati

August 25 @ 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

6.0 CE
Sensory seekers and sensory avoiders puzzle the adults around them. Challenges with praxis and postural control complicate how children learn and develop new motor skills. During the morning session we will reframe some of the behaviors of children with sensory processing disorders. In the afternoon, participants will participate in group problem solving related to common sensory based concerns and explore tools to increase successful participation in the occupations of life.
Joan V. Dostal OTR/L brings 40 years of clinical experience…

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