August 5, 2014
This training will focus on medications prescribed to children, the effectiveness, side effects and other vital information the caregiver, mental health provider, and the child should know.
Dr. Catherine Yost, M.D. is a Board Certified pediatrician currently contracted with Pediatric Association of Mt. Carmel providing pharmacotherapy services.
August 4, 2014
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.
Rebecca Born, MSW, L.I.S.W.-S. Seeing the lack of resources for assisting victims of sex abuse, Rebecca envisioned and birthed a center to meet the long-term needs evidenced in the impact of the trauma. At Connections: A Safe Place, victims of sex abuse invited her into their journey and from them she learned of the needs for restoration. She has co-authored and designed the Restoration Paradigm in Beyond Recovery to Restoration – working with the trauma of sex abuse. Accompanying workbooks provide resources for the victim to do the work of restoration.
July 26, 2014
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
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)
July 25, 2014
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.
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
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.
July 18, 2014
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
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.
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: email@example.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.