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March 2016

Ethics of Cross-Cultural Competency in Clinical Practice – Cleveland

March 23 @ 8:30 am - 12:45 pm
Cleveland State University,
2121 Euclid Ave.
Cleveland, United States
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CE:4 ETHICS
The NASW has a Code of Ethics which mandates that practitioners are competent with regards to cultural diversity. This applies to practitioners in every population (mental health, children, chemical dependency, etc). Most are working with ever increasingly diverse people, both clients and colleagues. This course sets participants on the path to engage in the continual exploration of knowledge, skills and values that will help assume quality of care for persons of all cultures. It will explore the ethics of…

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Ethical Concerns in Integrating Spirituality into Psychotherapy – Cleveland

March 24 @ 8:30 am - 12:45 pm

CE:4 ETHICS
Many mental health professionals now recognize the importance of an awareness of their clients’ spiritual beliefs and values. As therapists move into integrating spiritual beliefs into therapy, there are a number of ethical concerns and potential missteps which can interfere with good clinical work. Understanding the influences of one’s own beliefs, dual relationship issues, and other interpersonal factors can help counselors avoid these problems. A thorough grounding in spiritual assessment, as well as decision-making on when to include spiritual…

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Ethical Concerns in Integrating Spirituality into Psychotherapy – Cleveland

March 24 @ 8:30 am - 12:45 pm

CE:4 ETHICS
Many mental health professionals now recognize the importance of an awareness of their clients’ spiritual beliefs and values. As therapists move into integrating spiritual beliefs into therapy, there are a number of ethical concerns and potential missteps which can interfere with good clinical work. Understanding the influences of one’s own beliefs, dual relationship issues, and other interpersonal factors can help counselors avoid these problems. A thorough grounding in spiritual assessment, as well as decision-making on when to include spiritual…

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Restoration from the Inside Out, Effecting Internal Change for the Victim of Sex Abuse – Cincinnati

March 25 @ 8:45 am - 4:30 pm
Child Focus Training Center,
551-B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike
Cincinnati, OH 45244 United States
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6.0 CE
This workshop provides information about the seldom seen reality of how sex abuse impacts the victim. Included is a “taking down myths” section and a simulation of what it looks like when the victim decides to get help. Participants also experiencethe Restoration Paradigm, a framework for reconnecting to authentic identity.This workshop will conclude with a focus on compassion fatigue issues for the mental health provider who works with trauma and interactive sessions with tangible exercises including developing a self-care…

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

March 29 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

CE:6
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 and abused and neglected children. Participants will also be provided with tools that can be used to interview children and help children talk about traumatic events.
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April 2016

Sex Trafficking 101: What Mental Health Professionals Need To Know – Cleveland

April 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

CE:3
Modern day slavery, also known as human sex trafficking, currently occurs at a rate that is 10 times greater than the trans-Atlantic slave trade in the 19th century. The International Labour Organization estimates 4.5 million people are sex trafficked globally, with over 3,000 reported U.S. cases in 2014. A 2010 study conducted by the Ohio Attorney General estimated that more than 1,000 Ohio minors become victims of sex trafficking annually. It is therefore essential that counseling students, professional counselors, and…

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Support in Your Sweatpants: The Pros and Cons of Online Groups – Cleveland

April 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

CE:3
Traditional therapies take place in clinician’s offices, during regular business hours. Some programs even have in-home support available, but only during traditional office hours. Peer based support is available 24 hours/day via the internet. While most of these groups are not monitored or even facilitated by a licensed clinician, they can often be a source of comfort during times that traditional counseling services are not available. However, there are pitfalls in utilizing this type of support. For example, research has…

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Clinical Supervision – Finding Your Way – Westlake

April 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

CE:3 ETHICS, PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT
Learn about the road to supervision and how to navigate the functions, models, and guidelines of supervision practice. Complete your own “Clinical Roadmap” that identifies your strengths, values and competencies in your work setting. Use the map and workshop resources to keep you and others on a clear road to building strengths-based relationships. As a group, exchange ideas on addressing common employee challenges such as morale, productivity and turnover.
Presenter Rita Abdallah
Rita Abdallah, LISW-S, ACSW, brings over 20…

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Substance Use in the Senior Population: The Baby-Boomers have come of age – Cleveland

April 13 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

CE:6
The senior population is greatly neglected in terms of substance use assessment, intervention, treatment and relapse prevention. In the year 2000, 35 million Americans were 65 years of age and older, and by the year 2030 this number is expected to double. The need for substance use treatment will increase as this age cohort grows. Participants in this program will gain knowledge regarding assessment, intervention, treatment and relapse prevention in the senior population There is also a great need for…

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Navigating Ethical Grey Areas in Human Services: A Person-Centered Approach – Akron

April 15 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
EMERGE Counseling Services,
900 Mull Avenue
Akron, OH United States
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3 ETHICS CEs available
Ethical decision-making is a vital skill in all human services professions, although professionals often struggle with how to navigate the proverbial grey areas that enter daily clinical life. Examples can fall into all categories, be it dual relationship issues, accepting gifts, and providing quality care regardless of ability to pay. In this workshop, the presenter will entertain dialogue with participants on what their grey areas are in clinical practice that they need the most help addressing. Participants…

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