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July 26, 2014

Experiential Marathon Group for Personal and Professional Development – Cleveland

CE: 15
Ethics: No
Description: This group experience engages participants in holistic, present-centered and process-oriented interactions by attending to both ‘What is being said’ and ‘What’s not being said’. By attending to the ‘Here and Now’, ‘I—Thou’, and ‘What and How’, awareness and contact is attended to in a manner that allows participants to experience authenticity and integrity in their personal and professional living. Past marathon group participants report life-changing awareness, insights and creative adjustments, thus experiencing a new sense of self, expanded potential for novel behavior and creative ways of relating to others.
Presenters: Ansel Woldt, EdD Emeritus Professor Kent State University; Private Practice psychologist in Kent; 1973 graduate GIC 3-yr. P-G Program; Co-founder and ongoing officer in the Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy (www.AAGT.com); 50 years experiential Gestalt pedagogue and research director of 101 PhD advisees; Co-editor w/Sarah Toman of Gestalt Therapy: History, Theory and Practice. Logan Lamprecht, PhD is an Assistant Professor at Cleveland State University, where he teaches in the counselor education program. He has been in private practice, working with adults, couples, and families for the past several years. His interests include humanistic models of relatedness that support clients in achieving well being. He is passionate about addressing power imbalances in relationships, including interpersonal, community, and global, and the role of the counselor as a social justice change agent working consciously to address the sociopolitical factors that influence client lives. He is a father of four young children and enjoys spending time outdoors with his partner of ten years.
Registration Deadline: July 25, 2014

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Start: July 26, 2014 9:00 am
End: July 26, 2014 9:00 am
Venue: Gestalt Institute of Cleveland
Phone: 2164210468
Address:
1588 Hazel Drive, Cleveland, OH, 44106, United States
Cost: 250.00

Managing Concussion in Youth: Guidelines and Best Practices in Ohio – Independence

4.25 CEs are offered.
The Keynote Speaker is Gerard Gioia, PhD, Chief of the Division of Neuropsychology and Director of the Safe Concussion Outcome Recovery & Education Program at Children’s National Medical Center. 4.25 CEs are offered. For full course details visit http://cmetracker.net/CASECME/Files/Brochures/166616.pdf
Register by phone (216-983-1239) or online (http://casemed.case.edu/cme/activities/calendar.cfm)

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Start: July 26, 2014 8:00 am
End: July 26, 2014 12:30 pm
Venue: DoubleTree by Hilton Independence
Phone: 216-447-1300
Address:
6200 Quarry Lane, Independence, OH, 44131, United States
Cost: $75.00

July 25, 2014

Our Turn to Speak at Last: Stories of Living with Schizophrenia – Cincinnati

1.0 CEs
Historically, there is no group more stigmatized and unheard than persons living with schizophrenia. For our narrators (diagnosed with schizophrenia, but currently stable) these interviews marked the first time they had been asked to talk about their lives, and they express an often profound and emotional relief at being able to speak out loud and for themselves at last. Most of the literature concerning schizophrenia is written about – and not by – those with the condition. In this talk, we will present digital audio excerpts where narrators discuss their own insight into their condition, and their very creative and often effective strategies for managing their symptoms.
Presenters: Tracy McDonough, PhD is a licensed clinical psychologist and Associate Professor at the College of Mount St. Joseph. She got her Bachelor’s degree at Miami University in Oxford and her Master’s and Doctorate degrees at Bowling Green State University. In 2006, Dr. McDonough won the Clifford Award for Excellence in Teaching as well as Ohio Magazine’s Excellence in Education Award. Dr. McDonough’s current passion involves collecting life histories (with Dr. Crane) of individuals with schizophrenia and sharing those stories to promote public understanding.

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Start: July 25, 2014 3:00 pm
End: July 25, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Child Focus, Inc. Training Center
Phone: 513-752-1555
Address:
551-B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, OH, 45244, United States
Cost: Free

DSM 5 – Cleveland

CE: 6
Ethics: No

The new Diagnostic and Statistical manual of Mental Disorders (DSM 5) was released last May. The last major revision to the DSM was in 1994 and there are a number of significant changes. This seminar provides practitioners with an overview of substantive changes to the new DSM, including a brief discussion of issues related to prevalence and reliability of DSM 5 diagnoses. This overview will incorporate an examination of changes in the structural organizaton of DSM, as well as disorder-specific changes and related rationale for major diagnostic groupings. The proposed new Cultural Formulation Interview designed to help clinicians assess cultural aspects of diagnosis will be introduced.
Instrutor: David Hussey, PhD, MSSA, LISW-S, Associate Professor, MSASS

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Start: July 25, 2014 9:00 am
End: July 25, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Phone: 216-368-2274
Address:
11235 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, OH, 44106, United States
Cost: 125.00

Would That Be Wrong? Boundary Issues and Self Care for the Busy Supervisor – Akron

3 Ethics CE
Supervision Credit- CEU, Objectives:
*Participants will be able to differentiate between boundary crossings and boundary violations in clinical counseling Supervision.
*Participants will assess their current level of functioning in their work as supervisors through the use of standardized instrument provided by the presenter.
*Participants will be encouraged to take proactive steps to manage the stressors inherent in the work of clinical counseling supervision.
*Participants will have the opportunity to identify and remediate common unhealthy patterns of functioning that are common to clinical counselors.

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Start: July 25, 2014 8:45 am
End: July 25, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: EMERGE Counseling Services- Learning Center
Phone: 800-621-5207 ext. 330
Address:
900 Mull Avenue, Akron, OH, 44313, United States
Cost: $75 on or before July 10, $99 after July 10, 2014 (50% discount to students, no CEUs awarded)

July 18, 2014

A Brief Introduction to Gestalt Practice – Cleveland

CE: 3.5
Ethics: No
Description: This workshop is an introduction to hearing, seeing, and responding like a Gestalt practitioner. Through a series of exercises, participants will experience becoming fully present in the here and now and experience the difference in the impact they have using Gestalt principles.
Presenters: Lynne M. Kweder, MPA, LSW, BCC formerly GIC’s executive director, is an independent consultant, primarily to nonprofit and public organizations. Her interests include working with organizational change, leadership development, strategic planning and structuring, development of boards of trustees, and race and multicultural relations.
Registration Deadline: July 17, 2014

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Start: July 18, 2014 9:00 am
End: July 18, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Gestalt Institute of Cleveland
Phone: 2164210468
Address:
1588 Hazel Drive, Cleveland, OH, 44106, United States
Cost: 45.00

Interviewing Models to Enhance Engagement – Cincinnati

6.0 CEs
Solution focus tenets are at the heart of best practice when engaging families. The worker needs to approach the interview in a thoughtful and prepared way. It makes the client the expert in their life; ethnographic interviewing is the driver of these methods. Using culturally appropriate and multicultural methods in the interview is central to this learning. The core model addressed will be solution-focused methods. Participants will learn by way of lecture, small group activities, role-plays and examples in the media.
David Zidar, L.I.S.W.-S., has been working in child welfare since 1982 as an administrator, trainer, and therapist. He worked in the Cleveland area for about 16 years. He was Vice President for residential services in Kentucky. He has also worked in public agencies at the executive level. Currently, he is an independent trainer and therapist throughout the country. Dave has a BSW from Capital University, a MSSA from Case Western Reserve and a certification in Juvenile Sex Offender Treatment from the University of Louisville. He is the recipient of the 2009 “Linda Pope Award” as the OCWTP Trainer of the Year.

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Start: July 18, 2014 9:00 am
End: July 18, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Child Focus, Inc. Training Center
Phone: 513-752-1555
Address:
551-B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, 45244, United States
Cost: 45.00

Part 4: Professional Responsibilities and Legal/ Ethical Issues in Supervision – Columbus

6 CE’s MEETS ETHICS REQUIREMENT
Presenter: Paula J. Britton, Ph.D.

Dr. Britton is a professor in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at John Carroll University. She is a licensed psychologist and a PCC-S, with over thirty years of diverse clinical experience. She has given over 100 local, state, and national professional presentations and workshops in the areas of supervision and ethics and has numerous publications in the area. Questions may be answered by emailing: info@paulabritton.com

Description of program:
Curriculum includes ethical and legal issues in supervision; regulatory issues including Ohio laws, including supervision laws/rules, professional standards, credentialing processes; route of reporting ethical violations, confidentiality and maintaining professionalism, professional boundaries and how supervision can help clinicians maintain ethical/legal standards.

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Start: July 18, 2014 8:30 am
End: July 18, 2014 3:35 pm
Venue: Courtyard Columbus West Marriott
Phone: 614-771-8999
Address:
2350 Westbelt Dr. , Columbus, OH, 43228, United States
Cost: $120

July 17, 2014

Part 3: Management and Administration: Supervisory Issues – Columbus

6 CE’s
Presenter: Paula J. Britton, Ph.D.
Dr. Britton is a professor in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at John Carroll University. She is a licensed psychologist and a PCC-S, with over thirty years of diverse clinical experience. She has given over 100 local, state, and national professional presentations and workshops in the areas of supervision and ethics and has numerous publications in the area. Questions may be answered by emailing: info@paulabritton.com

Description of program: Curriculum includes organizational processes and procedures for supervisee recordkeeping, reporting and monitoring of supervisee’s cases; program goals , methods of needs assessment and program development; Ohio laws and professional standards, research and evaluation; agency or institutional policies and procedures, roles and responsibilities of supervisors and supervisees, multiple roles of supervisors; strategies to help supervisees advance to optimum performance, productivity and job satisfaction and preventing burnout.

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Start: July 17, 2014 8:30 am
End: July 17, 2014 3:35 pm
Venue: Courtyard Columbus West Marriott
Phone: 614-771-8999
Address:
2350 Westbelt Dr. , Columbus, OH, 43228, United States
Cost: $120

July 11, 2014 – July 13, 2014

Gestalt Experience Workshop: An Introduction to Gestalt – Cleveland

CE: 16.5
Ethics: No
Description: We invite you to participate in a Gestalt Experience Workshop (GEW) and learn how a Gestalt approach can help you to build more productive and satisfying personal and professional relationships. This workshop focuses on increasing your self-awareness and supporting your learning through direct, present experience and respectful exchange with others. Our skilled faculty facilitators create a space in which to explore, observe, practice and discuss interpersonal interactions. In addition, core elements of Gestalt methods are explained to help you to integrate your learning.
Presenters: Michael C. Clemmens, PhD is a licensed psychologist in Pittsburgh working with individuals, couples, and groups. He has 20 years’ experience working with chemical dependency and personality disorders. He is trained in various forms of body work. One of his special interests is consulting with therapists to develop and maintain self-support. He is the author of Getting beyond Sobriety. Allison Bruce, M.Ed, PCC is a private practitioner in the Cleveland area. She works routinely with individuals and couples, and is experienced with adolescents and adults in short term crisis management through long term therapy, pscyhoeducation, and personal growth. She has considerable experience in the areas of trauma, substance abuse, and general wellness. Allison emphasizes the use of embodied presence and relational approaches with her clients. She has enjoyed a professional development emphasis in Gestalt Theory and Application. Allison is also an accomplished manager and counselor in a variety of clinical settings.
Registration Deadline: July 10, 2014

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Start: July 11, 2014 1:00 pm
End: July 13, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Gestalt Institute of Cleveland
Phone: 2164210468
Address:
1588 Hazel Drive, Cleveland, OH, 44106, United States
Cost: 275.00