All clinical and school psychologists are invited to a 3 credit hour Continuing Education workshop at Lawrence School. This interactive workshop will describe the structure and utility of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fifth Edition (WISC-V) in the assessment of learning and cognitive challenges in children. Assessment Center Interim Director Kelly M. Christian, Ph.D. will review relevant research and case examples, with attention to changes from previous versions, theoretical foundations, and practical applications. Emphasis will be placed on evidence-based…
Wednesday – 3 CE
Thursday – 6.25 CE
Friday – 5.5 CE
The theme of this years 2015 Fall Ohio School Psychologists Association Conference is “Improving Interventions for students with Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Problems”. The Conference will be held at the Columbus Polaris Hilton from November 4-6. This year’s fall conference will provide school psychologists and other educators with practical, research-based knowledge to improve both the academic and behavioral health of students.
The social emotional and behavioral health of our students is ever…
3 Ethics CE Hours. In the era of evidence-based practice, working within one’s scope of practice and dealing with decisions about competence are essential ethical issues for mental health professionals. This workshop will also focus on recommendations for informed consent practices and documentation, including discussion of the limits of confidentiality. Changes in the rules for practice of the Ohio Board of Counselor, Social Worker and Marriage and Family Therapists and in the Ohio Board of Psychology rules will be reviewed.
6 CE Hours
This course is designed for healthcare providers/professionals who provide care and support for children and youth with differences of sex development and transgender/gender dysphoria.
-Henry Ng, MD is an internist-pediatrician and Clinical Director at MetroHealth System’s PRIDE Clinic in Cleveland.
-Barbara Neilson, MSW, RSW is a social worker at Toronto’s Hospital for Sick Children. She works with patients with ambiguous genitalia and gender re-assignment, and their families.
-Margarett Shnorhavorian, MD is a pediatric urologist and surgical director at Seattle…
3 CE Hours. Is your life as a clinical supervisor more hectic than stable? Clinical supervisors need focused time to bust out of stress and boost the inner self. Strengths-based practices will help you address your personal and professional stressors and fill up your short and long-term “storage.” At this workshop, you’ll learn how to how to avoid and climb out of the stress ditch and tap into the well of strength by discovering mindful practices such as breathwork, stretching,…Find out more »
6 CE Hours. Angry and frustrated with your client? Many professionals who have worked with individuals with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) are. This disorder is often misunderstood and can wreak havoc on personal and professional relationships. The origins of this disorder are multifaceted. Some researchers have connected issues with maladaptive early attachment relationships. Others have pointed to a higher prevalence of trauma, in particular early, severe and chronic trauma among adult borderline patients. This interactive workshop is designed to help…Find out more »
6 CE Hours. Creative play is critical to children’s development. This workshop will present materials to assist participants in understanding the importance of play in child development and the work of play for children. We’ll identify the problems that occur when children cannot play appropriately due to issues of abuse and/or neglect. Participants will learn the theoretical importance of play therapy. Psychologists, social workers, and counselors will learn how to use different toys to help the interview process and how…Find out more »
6 Hours CEU’s for Psychologists, Social Workers, Professional Counselors and Marital and Family Therapists. Does not count for Ethics requirement.
Sexuality, a vital part of women’s identities is often overlooked in the clinical process. Providing Trauma Informed Care for all women, regardless of the presenting issue, enhances your opportunity to really make a difference. For all women, both awareness and understanding of the core sense of themselves as sexual beings are essential elements to holistic healing and personal growth.
6 CE Hours. Feeling overwhelmed by the “emotional flooding” or “defensive wall” going on with your personality-disordered clients? Finding yourself bewildered when seeking to understand these difficult client’s reactions? Schema Therapy illuminates a clear framework for understanding the structure and dynamics of Personality Disorders, as well as other common clinical presentations. You will develop an understanding of how maladaptive Schemas influence and shape a client’s emotional world, and how effective therapy can begin to reshape these emotions. Schema Therapy has…Find out more »
3 CE Hours. Trauma has a huge impact on adolescent development. Therapeutic intervention is crucial. Utilizing group work with adolescents in strongly recommended, so our workshop focus will be on the principles of group therapy in these situations. We’ll discuss clinical approaches of psychotherapy/psychodynamic, trauma-focused cognitive behavioral therapy and integrated treatment of complex trauma for adolescent groups. The unique role of the group therapist will be highlighted.
Paula V. Atwood is the Vice President, Staffing and Special Projects at Beech Brook…