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March 30, 2015

Elder Abuse – Cleveland

3 CE hours. We all hope that everyone will be cared for in their old age. Regrettably, elder abuse is a sad reality—but one that can be addressed and prevented. This workshop will provide participants with a foundation of knowledge in the prevalence and forms of elder abuse and the skills to assess and work with individuals whom they suspect may be or are being abused.

Instructor: Amy Burzinski is a licensed clinical social worker who is currently a therapist at Ohio Solutions. Previously, she was a school counselor at Bellefaire. She has an MSW and a certificate in psychoanalytic psychotherapy. She has also received training in body focused repetitive disorders from The Professional Training Institute of the Trichotillomania Learning Center. Over the past two decades Amy has worked with individuals and families affected by bullying, domestic violence, substance abuse, depression, and anxiety. Amy regularly provides trainings to mental health professionals, educators and administrators on bullying prevention, child abuse, domestic violence, stress management and critical incident stress debriefings. She provides workshops on topics which include bullying prevention, character education, trauma and stress.

Registration deadline: March 20, 2015

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Start: March 30, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 30, 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

March 27, 2015

Part 3: Management and Administration: Supervisory Issues – Hudson

6.0 CE’s
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.

Presenter: Paula J. Britton, Ph.D
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: March 27, 2015 8:30 am
End: March 27, 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

March 25, 2015

Alzheimer’s Disease: A New Vision – Cleveland

6 CE Hours. The hope of avoiding Alzheimer’s disease (AD) and aging well fuels interest in cognitive wellness across the world. Researchers now recognize that pathological substrates of AD develop across decades, and most view the clinical expression of this disease as a product of complex interactions of genetic, environmental and lifestyle factors. Clinical trials of lifestyle interventions that include exercise, cognitive training interventions, eating the Mediterranean diet and engaging in meditation on a regular basis are showing positive clinical outcomes. Epidemiological research provides evidence that mentally active lifestyles are associated with slower rates of cognitive decline and later onset of dementia. In addition, the outmoded idea that people with AD cannot learn is being replaced by behavioral strategies caregivers can use that improve function and enhance quality of life for the care recipient and lessen the emotional strain on caregivers. In this workshop you’ll learn about recent research as well as treatment strategies you can implement in your own setting.

Instructor: Krystal L. Culler, M.A., is a doctor of behavioral health candidate in the Nicolas A. Cummings Behavioral Health Program at Arizona State University. She received her Master’s in Psychology of Aging from the University of Akron, as well as her graduate Certificate in Gerontology. Her undergraduate degree was a double major in Gerontology and Sociology with a minor in developmental psychology from Youngstown State University.

She currently serves as the National Newsletter Editor for Sigma Phi Omega, the national academic honor and professional society in gerontology. Additionally, she is a co-convener for the Lifelong Disabilities special interest group of the Gerontological Society of America and a member of the National Task Group on Intellectual Disabilities and Dementia. She is an adjunct faculty member at Youngstown State University and Kent State University and teaches courses related to psychology of aging and gerontology, including the Sociology of Dementia.

She is a research associate at the Center for Healthy Aging in Kent, Ohio where she has worked extensively on an enhancing memory and mood program for older adults with concerns about their memory, ranging from worried to mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and/or having a mild/moderate dementia diagnosis. The program translates evidence-based research in cognitive health and aging into pursuits practiced in a socially supportive context that can result in healthy life style modifications of older adults.

Registration deadline: March 13, 2015

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Start: March 25, 2015 8:45 am
End: March 25, 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

March 21, 2015

Using Nemo and Pinnochio to Understand Attachment Styles – Cleveland

3 CE Hours. Healthy attachment is an important goal for adoptive and/or foster parents. This workshop will present materials to assist mental health professionals in understanding the importance of promoting attachment during the visitation process/reunification and through the adoption process. The workshop will outline the key factors and the theory of Bowlby’s Attachment Theory. We’ll use different Hollywood films to provide examples of appropriate and inappropriate attachment styles. You’ll learn the different types of attachment styles. Mental health professionals will learn how to create appropriate treatment/action plans during their work with children and families to facilitate healthy attachment styles.

Instructor: Linda M. Davis, Ph.D., LPC, LSW, has been working for Summit County Children Services for since 1985. She successfully completed a two year Ohio Child Welfare Trainer Certificate Program and also works as an independent trainer and consultant. Her Ph.D. is from the University of Akron in Counselor Education and Supervision. Her areas of expertise currently include research, family visitation, attachment theory, child development, mental health counseling, supervision, foster care, and mental health and child welfare assessment. Dr. Davis teaches seminars and has taught classes at the University of Akron in Psychology of Learning, Child Development, Teaching and Learning Strategies, and Research. In the past, she has worked as a child therapist.

Registration deadline: March 9, 2015

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Start: March 21, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 21, 2015 12:15 pm
Venue: 391 Julka Hall, Cleveland State University
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
2485 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $75

The State of Psychology: Legislative Update – Cleveland

3 MCE credits will be awarded.
William M. Denihan, CEO of the ADAMHS Board of Cuyahoga County, will discuss a variety of mental health and addiction issues that are impacting the people of Cuyahoga County. Bobbie Celeste, Ph.D.,Director of Professional Affairs for Ohio Psychological Association, will present legislative priorities for psychologists. Deadline for registration is March 18, 2015.

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Start: March 21, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 21, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: Embassy Suites Hotel
Phone: 216-397-9229
Address:
3775 Park East Drive Beachwood, OH 44122, Cleveland, OH, 44122, United States
Cost: $25-$35

March 20, 2015

Substance Abuse and Mental Health – Cleveland

3 CE Hours.
This workshop enables the mental health professional to understand the complexity of comorbid disorders. Participants will understand the prevalence and incidence of dual diagnosis. Additionally, you’ll learn about types of interventions to treat this bidirectional disorder. During this workshop, these interventions will be explained in detail.

Instructor: Billie Gilliam earned her Master’s Degree in Clinical Mental Health from John Carroll University. She is dually licensed as a Licensed Professional Counselor and Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency counselor. Her philosophy of treatment is an integrated systems approach that is strength focused. She treats individuals, couples and families with a variety of issues that include: depression, anxiety, relationship issues, women’s issues, substance abuse and dependence. She has received additional trainings and certifications in addictions, psychopharmacology, physiology and others. She provides professional development programs and teaches psychology and chemical dependency courses at a local community college.

Registration deadline: March 13, 2015

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Start: March 20, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 20, 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

March 18, 2015

Clinical Supervision: Guiding Supervisors Facing Tough Client Issues – Cleveland

3 CE Hours (Professional Competence). Every clinician faces tough challenges. What are the critical functions of supervision? How do you guide your supervisees, without disempowering them by telling them what to do? How do you provide constructive feedback? How do you prevent crossing the line and becoming your supervisee’s therapist? What are the practical issues – transference and countertransference– needing to be addressed? And, thus, how do you help the supervisee handle the tough client issues?

Instructor:

Paula V. Atwood is the Vice President, Staffing and Special Projects at Beech Brook of Northeast Ohio. In this position, Ms. Atwood is responsible for the Employer of Choice Initiative, Staff Recruitment and Human Resources. She is also serving as the Clinical Director for AOD services. She oversees and supervises AOD program staff and screening, assessment, and treatment services. She also ensures compliance with ODADAS rules and regulations, ADAMHS Board contract requirements, applicable Joint Commission Standards and the financial outcomes.

Paula formerly served as the Vice President, Community-Based Services Cluster, with administrative responsibility for the delivery of quality care mental health, social services, and educational services to children, adolescents and their families. The programs included were the Outpatient, School-Based, Family Preservation, Family Health and Early Childhood programs. Ms. Atwood has been at Beech Brook in various administrative positions since 1999.

Ms. Atwood has over 33 years experience in administration, management, and direct care in the social service, mental health, child welfare, and substance abuse/chemical dependency field. She is a graduate of the School of Applied Social Sciences at Case Western Reserve University and the Executive Masters in Business Administration program at Baldwin-Wallace College. She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker and a Licensed Independent Chemical Dependency Counselor.

Registration deadline: March 11, 2015

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Start: March 18, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 18, 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

March 16, 2015

The Conscious Journey – Columbus

Workshop: 4 CEs. How do you know when you are on the right path? When can you trust the inner guide and when must you apply discipline and ethics to curb instinctual urgings? Can we learn to withdraw our projections and establish an authentic self capable of relating to other imperfect beings?
Early Registration discount by 4.3.15
JungCentralOhio.org to view flier for more information and registration.

http://www.jungcentralohio.org/Flyers/Ruhl_Flyer_021715.pdf

REFRESHMENTS PROVIDED
Jerry M. Ruhl, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and executive director of The Jung Center in Houston. He also has a private practice and presents seminars.

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Start: March 16, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 16, 2015 1:15 pm
Venue: First Community Church South
Phone: 614.488.0681
Address:
1320 Cambridge Blvd, Columbus, OH, 43212, United States

March 13, 2015

CBT: In-depth Training On the Use of Exposure Therapy Methods – Westerville

(3 CE) Expanding on the Basics of CBT training from the am session, this training focuses, in-depth, on the use of Exposure Therapy Methods: Graded Exposure; Counter-Conditioning, Foa’s EXRP; Attachment-based Narrative Story Telling. (3 CEU’s.) Presenter: Kevin D. Arnold Ph.D., ABPP is the founder and Director of The Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (CCBT) in Columbus, Ohio. Dr. Arnold is a past-president of the Ohio Psychological Association, a current commissioner and vice-Chair of APA’s Commission for the Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology (CRSPP), President of the Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology Specialty Council, and President of the Council of Specialties in Professional Psychology. Dr. Arnold is Board Certified in Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology by ABPP, and is the Vice-President of the American Board of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology. He holds licenses in Ohio and Wisconsin.
The deadline for registration is March 6, 2015.

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Start: March 13, 2015 1:30 pm
End: March 13, 2015 4:30 pm
Venue: The Lakes Golf and Country Club
Address:
6740 Worthington Road, Westerville, OH, 43082, United States
Cost: $ 60.00

Basics of CBT – Westerville

3 CE offered: Core Exposure Therapy Methods of Direct Exposure, Narrative Story Telling, and Exposure/Response Prevention Therapy

Presenter: Kevin D. Arnold, Ph.D., ABPP – Dr. Arnold is the founder and Director of The Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (CCBT)in Columbus, Ohio; past-president of the Ohio Psychological Assoc., a current commissioner and Vice-Chair of APA’s Commission for the Recognition of Specialties and Proficiencies in Professional Psychology (CRSPPP),President of the Behavioral and Cognitive Psychology Specialty Council, and President of the Council of Specialties in Professional Psychology. Dr. Arnold is Board Certified in Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology by ABPP, is the Vice-President of the American Board of Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology. He holds licenses in Ohio and Wisconsin.

Deadline for registration is one week prior to event, March 6, 2015.

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Start: March 13, 2015 9:00 am
End: March 13, 2015 12:00 pm
Venue: The Lakes Golf and Country Club
Address:
Westerville, OH, 43082, United States
Cost: $ 60.00