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May 4, 2015

Military Sexual Trauma: A Conversation for Clinicians – Westlake

2 CE offered at completion of the course.
Define Military Sexual Trauma (MST.) Explore typical MST sequelae. Explore the impact of gender and context. Review evidence based pactices for MST related sequelae. Discuss VHA mandates and directives,and discuss the potential impact.
Presented by Jenny Knetig, Ph.D. at the Louis Stokes Cleveland VAMC. Deadline for registration April, 29, 2015. 2 CE offered at completion of the course.

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Start: May 4, 2015 7:00 pm
End: May 4, 2015 9:00 pm
Venue: Dave & Busters
Phone: 216-397-9229
Address:
25735 1st Street, Westlake, OH, 44145, United States
Cost: $25-$35

April 29, 2015

“Suicidality in Adolescence: Identifying and Understanding Common Elements Leading Toward Action” – Cincinnati

1.5 CE Brett Clarke, M.S.W., will present: There is often a common sequence of internal factors, related to unconscious fantasy and internal object relations, that leads adolescent patients in the direction of self-harm or suicide. Familiarity with these components, and understanding how they make sense as pieces in the puzzle of the patient’s internal world, can be critical in working successfully with adolescents at risk. For registration information, visit our website at http://cps-i.org/second-annual-spring-series-of-four-seminars/.

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Start: April 29, 2015 6:30 pm
End: April 29, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Cincinnati Psychoanalytic Institute
Phone: 513-961-8886
Address:
3001 Highland Ave, Suite C, Cincinnati, OH, 45219, United States
Cost: 20.00

April 29, 2015 – May 1, 2015

OPA Convention

The OPA Convention is an annual, three day event combining networking, continuing education, academic-related and OPA membership events. Now taking place each spring, the Convention typically attracts over 300 psychologist attendees, reputed speakers and presenters, student poster presenters, exhibitors, sponsors, award winners and guests. More

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Start: April 29, 2015
End: May 1, 2015
Venue: Quest Conference Center
Address:
8405 Pulsar Pl, Columbus, OH, 43240, United States

April 28, 2015

You’re Not Being Chased By a Bear: Educating Clients on Effective Stress Management – Cleveland

3 CE Hours. Teaching our clients effective stress management techniques is limited if we are unable to explain the material in a meaningful way. This workshop explores how to translate theory and evidence into understandable language and practice, with the aim to improve client follow-through and outcomes. You’ll develop tools to explain and teach stress management in understandable ways to clients of all ages and intellectual functioning.

Instructor:

Stacy Simera, MSSA, LISW-S, SAP, was named the “Social Worker of the Year” for Ohio in 2014 by the Ohio chapter of the National Association of Social Workers. She is chair of the sleep committee for the Ohio Adolescent Health Partnership and has presented on the topic of sleep at various professional conferences including 2013 Ohio NASW Conference, 2013 Ohio Public Health Combined Conference, 2013 All-Ohio Institute on Community Psychiatry Conference, and the 2012 NASW National Convention in DC and was cited in an editorial: “Sleepless in America: School Start Times” in the British journal Education and Health. Stacy serves as Health Policy Director for the Ohio chapter of the national non-profit Start School Later, serves on the leadership committee of the Ohio NASW Social Work Advocacy Group, provides psychotherapy at Gary Robinson and Associates in Kent, is an adjunct instructor at Stark State College, conducts workshops for the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program, and facilitates a psycho-educational group on managing depression at the Oak Clinic for Multiple Sclerosis.

Registration Deadline: April 17, 2015

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Start: April 28, 2015 9:00 am
End: April 28, 2015 12:15 pm
Venue: 191 Julka Hall, Cleveland State University
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
2485 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $75

April 24, 2015

DSM-5: Controversies, Ethical Use and Supervision Issues – Cleveland

3 Hours Ethics, 3 Hours General (6 total CE). This workshop summarizes the controversies over DSM-5, the changes from DSM-IV-TR, the role of ICD codes and the ethical use of the manual in light of all the changes. Supervision issues discussed will include training therapists to move between ICD and DSM, HIPAA transition plans for ICD codes which are required by 10/1/14, and how to stay focused on quality client care while living through the transition from DSM-IV-TR. Learning Objectives: Upon conclusion of the program, participants will be able to: • Articulate the strengths and weaknesses of the DSM approach • Teach supervisees how to deal with the ambiguity that goes along with a new diagnostic system • Explain the relationship between the ICD and the DSM • Articulate to supervisees the complexity of the diagnoses in DSM-5 • Describe the changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5

Instructor:

Elliott Ingersoll is a psychologist and licensed clinical counselor in Ohio. He is professor of Counseling in the CASAL Department at Cleveland State University. He has authored or co-authored four books and over thirty articles and book chapters on topics as diverse as integrating Integral theory into training mental health professionals, psychopharmacology, and spiritual approaches to counseling.

Dr. Ingersoll consults with Integral Institute (www.integralinstitute.org) as a trainer in the Integral Psychotherapy program and as co-director of the Integral Psychology Center. He has studied and practiced Eastern and Western spiritual and physical practices. He is a founding member of Integral ReSource Group, a private consulting firm offering psychotherapy, coaching, and corporate consulting.

Registration deadline: April 17, 2015

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Start: April 24, 2015 8:45 am
End: April 24, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: 191 Julka Hall, Cleveland State University
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
2485 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $149

April 22, 2015

“Working in the Transference with Resistance to Therapy in Adolescents” – Cincinnati

1.5 CE Mia Biran, Ph.D. will present resistance to continuing therapy is a common problem when doing therapy with adolescent patients. At different stages of the process they experience a reluctance to committing to the therapeutic work and express or act out their wish to disengage or cut their therapy short. The presenter will discuss some of the reasons for this resistance and illustrate with clinical material from therapy with a 17-year old female patient. 1.5 CE’s available. Please visit our website at http://cps-i.org/second-annual-spring-series-of-four-seminars/ for more information.

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Start: April 22, 2015 6:30 pm
End: April 22, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Cincinnati Psychoanalytic Institute
Phone: 513-961-8886
Address:
3001 Highland Avenue, Suite C, Cincinnati, OH, 45219, United States
Cost: 20.00

“Working in the Transference with Resistance to Therapy in Adolescents” – Cincinnati

1.5 CE Mia Biran, Ph.D. will present resistance to continuing therapy is a common problem when doing therapy with adolescent patients. At different stages of the process they experience a reluctance to committing to the therapeutic work and express or act out their wish to disengage or cut their therapy short. The presenter will discuss some of the reasons for this resistance and illustrate with clinical material from therapy with a 17-year old female patient. 1.5 CE’s available. Please visit our website at http://cps-i.org/second-annual-spring-series-of-four-seminars/ for more information.

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Start: April 22, 2015 6:30 pm
End: April 22, 2015 8:00 pm
Venue: Cincinnati Psychoanalytic Institute
Phone: 513-961-8886
Address:
3001 Highland Avenue, Suite C, Cincinnati, OH, 45219, United States
Cost: 20.00

April 17, 2015

Reframing Resistance – Cleveland

3 CE Hours. Do you at times find yourself in a “holding pattern” in therapy with clients who seem passive, uninterested in change, or who continue making self-destructive choices? In this workshop, you’ll develop a fuller understanding of how building a strong alliance, and avoiding common therapist pitfalls, can powerfully change the course of therapy with these “resistant” clients. You’ll gain thorough knowledge of how to react to clients’ emotionally triggered reactions in ways that promote progress and positive change.

Instructor: Christine Elliott, Ph.D., brings decades of clinical experience in integrating spirituality into therapy with a variety of client populations to her presentations. She is an experienced presenter and trainer, with a strong ability to connect with an audience, and an empathic understanding of the therapist’s real-life challenges and concerns. Using engaging humor, and illustrating concepts with numerous clinical examples, she helps participants gain confidence in their ability to work with compassion and confidence with spiritual aspects of therapy. Through creative experiential exercises throughout the day, she helps her audience broaden their repertoire of methods to break through into new avenues of growth for their clients.

Dr. Elliott is a Licensed Psychologist with more than 25 years of experience as a clinician in private practice and public mental health settings. She earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Case Western Reserve University. As an Assistant Adjunct Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at Case Western Reserve University, she teaches graduate Clinical Psychology students how to integrate spirituality into clinical practice. Dr. Elliott regularly leads training seminars for counselors at The City Mission of Cleveland, MetroHealth Medical Center, and the Stephen Ministries program. She is a frequent leader for educational support groups which address spiritual and emotional needs, including bereavement, divorce recovery, marital enrichment, and domestic violence. Dr. Elliott is active on the Board of Trustees of The City Mission, United Protestant Campus Ministries, and other agencies which seek to transform spiritual values into service to the community.

Dr. Elliott’s clinical expertise focuses on bringing the spiritual and religious aspects of clients’ lives into active utilization as a resource in psychotherapy. Her extensive years of experience in individual, couples and family therapy helps her to blend cutting-edge knowledge of clinical psychology with an embracing of the power that spirituality can add to therapeutic progress.

Registration deadline: April 8, 2015

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Start: April 17, 2015 9:00 am
End: April 17, 2015 12:15 pm
Venue: 191 Julka Hall, Cleveland State University
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
2485 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $75

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

6.00 CE’s approved for ethics
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.
Presenter: Paula J. Britton
Paula 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 including an administrator and supervisor in a family service agency, a project director of a large research grant, and a clinician in a private practice. She has given over 100 local, state, and national professional presentations and workshops in the areas of supervision and ethics as well as authoring numerous publications. Additionally, she is a supervisor of master level therapists in private practice, doctoral interns, and practicum/Internship students. She recently won the 2014 North Central Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NCACES) Outstanding Supervisor Award, which honors an individual who has demonstrated outstanding work as a supervisor in a university, community/mental health counseling, or school setting.
Register online at www.paulabritton.com

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Start: April 17, 2015 8:30 am
End: April 17, 2015 3:35 pm
Venue: Clarion Inn and Conference Center
Phone: (330) 653-9191‎
Address:
6625 Dean Memorial Parkway, Hudson, OH, 44236, United States
Cost: $120.00

Core Tasks of Psychotherapy & Counseling: What “Expert” Therapists Do! – Dayton

Wright State University
CEHS Department of Human Services (DHS)
School of Professional Psychology (SOPP)
Continuing Education Workshop

6 CE

Core Tasks of Psychotherapy & Counseling:
What “Expert” Therapists Do!

Friday, April 17, 2015 8:30 AM–4:15 PM
WSU Nutter Center Berry Room, Dayton, OH

PRESENTER
Donald Meichenbaum, Ph.D. is one of the co-founders of Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT). He uses cognitive–behavioral therapy with a constructive-narrative perspective in which he looks at the stories clients tell about themselves and considers ways that the client could develop a different, more positive story. He was named as “one of the 10 most influential psychotherapists of the 20th century” in a survey by the American Psychologist. A distinguished Professor Emeritus of University of Waterloo, he is a founder and presently Research Director of the Melissa Institute for Violence Prevention and Treatment in Miami. He has received many accolades including a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Clinical Division of the American Psychological Association and he was Honorary President of the Canadian Psychological Association. He has presented throughout North America and internationally. He has published extensively including Cognitive-Behavior Modification: An Integrative Approach and his latest book is Roadmap to Resilience. His workshops are noted for combining scholarship, critical-mindedness, practicality and humor.

OVERVIEW
What makes for effective psychotherapy/counseling? Drawing from his extensive work as a renowned therapist, Dr. Meichenbaum delves into this question and provides a framework that all therapists/counselors can use with youth, adults and families. He will examine the debate between those who advocate for evidence-based manualized treatments versus those who advocate for relationship-focused interventions and propose a third alternative: a model of “expertise” in implementing the Core Tasks of Psychotherapy & Counseling. These core tasks include ways to establish and monitor the quality of the counseling/therapy relationship, conduct psycho-education, nurture hope, teach coping skills employing generalization guidelines, addressing the impact of traumatic victimizing experiences and ways to bolster resilience. He will also provide a detailed, practical discussion of “what works” in counseling/therapy and a demonstration of how therapists/counselors, who obtain the most effective results, conduct integrative treatments with challenging clients who present comorbid disorders. A specific focus will be on ways to treat individuals with multiple psychiatric disorders such as PTSD, substance abuse and depression integratively as opposed to a sequential or parallel fashion. Dr. Meichenbaum will additionally cover: predicting violence towards others and toward oneself; improving cultural competence as a therapist/counselor; integrating spirituality and psychotherapy/counseling; and how to use client feedback to improve treatment effectiveness. A Self-Assessment Psychotherapist’s Checklist and a detailed handout will be provided.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES
This workshop will provide participants the opportunity to learn:
1) What the Core Tasks of Psychotherapy & Counseling are and how to implement them to obtain better treatment outcomes.
2) How to use client feedback to improve treatment effectiveness.
3) How to conduct risk assessments of a client’s potential threat toward others or oneself.
4) How to conduct integrative interventions with challenging clients with co-morbid psychiatric and substance abuse disorders.
5) How to tailor treatment in a culturally competent fashion and how to integrate spirituality and psychotherapy/counseling.
CONTINUING EDUCATION
Six (6) CE credits (clock hours) are approved for Ohio Licensed Professional Counselors, Ohio Licensed Professional Clinical Counselors, National Certified Counselors, Certified Rehabilitation Counselors, Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals, and Psychologists. Full attendance is required for CE credits. A certificate of attendance will be extended to all others.

REGISTRATION
The workshop fee is $125.00, with discounts extended only to full-time faculty, alumni, current supervisors/clinical faculty & students/interns of WSU DHS & SOPP with documentation. Registration priority and reduced fee will be extended only if registered by April 1st. Registration is required for all workshop participants. Lunch and morning/afternoon refreshments are included; please designate your lunch preference upon registration. Persons with ADA requests or other special accommodation requirements should call 937\775-2075 immediately upon registration, but at least two weeks prior to the workshop. Priority space is limited, so register early. The full day workshop will be held at the http://www.nuttercenter.com/WSU Nutter Center, Berry Room 3640 Colonel Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH 45435. Free parking is available in Lot #1.

For additional information, call: 937\775-4308 (SOPP) or 937\775-2075 (DHS). All registrations and payments must be completed online. Registration will not be accepted without payment. A $25.00 late registration fee will be incurred for all registrants after April 10th. No refunds after Friday, April 10th. For technical assistance, grievances, or other assistance, please call: 937\775-4308.

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Start: April 17, 2015 8:00 am
End: April 17, 2015 4:15 pm
Venue: WSU Nutter Center Berry Room
Phone: 9377753498
Address:
3640 Col. Glenn Hwy., Dayton, OH, 45435, United States
Cost: 125.00