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June 2016

Microaggressions & Counseling: Could I Really Be Doing That? – Cleveland

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

CE:4 CULTURAL COMPETENCY/ETHICS
Have you ever wondered if you’ve said or done something culturally inappropriate or insensitive to a client? This workshop will provide an introductory examination into the topic of microaggressions, with focus on microaggressions within the counseling process. Microaggressions are brief, everyday indignities and expressions of negative beliefs about an oppressed group. These microaggressions are often unintentional and may be words we speak, actions we take, or woven into the environment we build. Individuals of oppressed cultural identities experience…

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July 2016

The Effects of Exposure to Domestic Violence on Children – Cleveland

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

CE:3
Children living with domestic violence are often the forgotten victims. They are affected in so many ways, especially as their blanket of safety and security placed on them by those who are to protect them has gotten yanked off. Placed in harm’s way, these children face numerous risks…the risk of neglect, the risk of being directly abused and the risk of losing one or both of their parents. Exposure to violence transforms the children’s view of the world, their emotional…

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Bibliotherapy: Using Books to Help Children Heal – Westlake

July 12 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

CE:6
In this workshop, participants will learn how children’s books can assist in the healing process of trauma. Participants will interact with books, participate in discussions, share in group work and watch videos to learn the various methods to help treat a child’s trauma. A closing activity will provide resources for the participant to use on the job after the workshop.
Presenter Linda Davis
Linda M. Davis, Ph.D., LPC, LSW, recently retired from Summit County Children Services, where she worked for 30 years.…

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Bibliotherapy: Using Books to Help Children Heal – Westlake

July 12 @ 8:45 am - 4:00 pm

CE:6
In this workshop, participants will learn how children’s books can assist in the healing process of trauma. Participants will interact with books, participate in discussions, share in group work and watch videos to learn the various methods to help treat a child’s trauma. A closing activity will provide resources for the participant to use on the job after the workshop.
Presenter Linda Davis
Linda M. Davis, Ph.D., LPC, LSW, recently retired from Summit County Children Services, where she worked for 30 years.…

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Ethics Responsibilities When Clients Threaten Suicide or Harm to Others (“Duty to Protect”) – Cleveland

July 15 @ 8:30 am - 12:45 pm

CE:4 ETHICS
Virtually all mental health professionals experience times when clients appear dangerous to themselves or to others. In fact, these situations have been identified as some of the most stressful that therapists encounter. This workshop will assist mental health professionals in identifying their ethical duties when such circumstances arise. It will also offer guidelines for responsible care, consultation and recommendations for documentation of the assessment of risk and treatments. A therapist’s rights and responsibilities when clients threaten them will also…

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