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June 17, 2015

WISC-V: Evidence-Based Use in the Assessment of Learning and Cognitive Challenges – Sagamore Hills

This interactive workshop, worth three Mandatory Continuing Education (MCE) credit (0 for Ethics), will describe the structure and utility of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-Fifth Edition (WISC-V) in the assessment of learning and cognitive challenges in children. Ethan Schafer, Ph.D. (Assessment Center at Lawrence School Director) and Kelly Christian, Ph.D. (Assessment Center at Lawrence School Assistant Director) will review relevant research and case examples, with attention to changes from previous versions, theoretical foundations, and practical applications. Emphasis will be placed on evidence-based interpretations, used in conjunction with other instruments. Those wishing to participate in this workshop should register at https://lawrenceschool.ejoinme.org/MyPages/WISCV before Wednesday, June 17 in order to gain an increased understanding of how to use the WISC-V to understand and communicate student needs and how to focus intervention services.

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Start: June 17, 2015 7:15 am
End: June 17, 2015 11:30 am
Venue: Lawrence Upper School
Phone: 4408327850
Address:
10036 Olde Eight Road, Sagamore Hills, OH, 44067, United States
Cost: 75.00

June 12, 2015

Part 2: Supervision and Counselor Development – Columbus

6 CE’s
Description of program:
Curriculum includes models of supervision, learning models, stages of supervisee development and transitions in supervisees/supervisor development, supervision interventions, awareness of individual differences and learning styles of supervisor and supervisee, cultural differences and multicultural competencies, relational dynamics in the supervisory process, and awareness of the developmental process of the supervisory relationship itself.

Preenter: 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.

To Register: go to www.paulabritton.com

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Start: June 12, 2015 8:30 am
End: June 12, 2015 3:35 pm
Venue: Courtyard by Marriott, Columbus West
Address:
2350 Westbelt Drive, Columbus, OH, 43228, United States
Cost: $120.00

June 10, 2015

Through Tears of Grief – Westlake

6 CE Hours. Every day we touch the lives of those who have experienced grief and loss. We may be working with the children, teens, families, or the adults impacted by losses within their families. In this practical and interactive workshop we will consider types of losses, the influence of developmental and age specific characteristics, hierarchy of needs as it relates to loss, influential factors within the grief process, disenfranchised grief, complicated grief and mental disorders commonly associated with grief. This workshop will promote personal awareness, practical ideas and skill development to equip you to effectively help those impacted by grief and loss. If you work with children, teens, adults or families in schools, hospitals, community agencies, or other care facilities – this workshop will help sharpen your skills and increase your capacity for compassionate relationships.

Judi Fischer, MA, PCC-S, is the president of Lakeshore Educational & Counseling Services. She is a counselor, educator, consultant and adjunct college instructor. She has a BS in Education and a MA in Clinical Pastoral Counseling. She is licensed by the State of Ohio as a Professional Clinical Counselor with supervisory designation. Her experience in education includes classroom teaching and educational presentations on a wide range of topics for professionals, community organizations, businesses, schools and churches. In her private practice she works with children, adolescents, adults, couples and families experiencing loss, life transitions, depression, anxiety, relational conflicts, self-esteem difficulties, stress related problems and spiritual concerns. Judi teaches Professional Communication locally, for Business and Management Programs. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Ohio Counseling Association, the American Association for Christian Counselors, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Judi schedules counseling appointments in Vermilion, Ohio and delivers trainings to community, professional and corporate audiences.

Registration Deadline: June 1, 2015

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Start: June 10, 2015 8:45 am
End: June 10, 2015 4:00 pm
Venue: West Center, Cleveland State University
Phone: 216.875.9600
Address:
26202 Detroit Road, Suite 312, Westlake, OH, 44145, United States
Cost: $135

June 9, 2015

Part 1- Basics in Supervision: Assessment, Evaluation, and Remediation m- Cincinnati

6.0 CE’s
Description of program:
Curriculum includes initial, formative and summative assessment of supervisee knowledge, skills and self-awareness; components of supervisee evaluation and performance appraisal, supervisory procedures, monitoring of supervisee performance, feedback mechanisms, evaluation processes, identification and remediation of problematic supervisee.
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 at www.paulabritton.com

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Start: June 9, 2015 8:30 am
End: June 9, 2015 3:35 pm
Venue: Holiday Inn I-275 North
Address:
3855 Hauck Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241, OH, 45241, United States
Cost: $120

Part 1- Basics in Supervision: Assessment, Evaluation, and Remediation – Columbus

6.0 CE’s
Description of program:
Curriculum includes initial, formative and summative assessment of supervisee knowledge, skills and self-awareness; components of supervisee evaluation and performance appraisal, supervisory procedures, monitoring of supervisee performance, feedback mechanisms, evaluation processes, identification and remediation of problematic supervisee.

CoPaula 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.urse

To register: www.Paulabritton.com

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Start: June 9, 2015 8:30 am
End: June 9, 2015 3:35 pm
Venue: Courtyard by Marriott, Columbus West
Address:
2350 Westbelt Drive, Columbus, OH, 43228, United States
Cost: $120.00

June 8, 2015

Part 2: Supervision and Counselor Development – Columbus

6 CE’s
Description of program:
Curriculum includes models of supervision, learning models, stages of supervisee development and transitions in supervisees/supervisor development, supervision interventions, awareness of individual differences and learning styles of supervisor and supervisee, cultural differences and multicultural competencies, relational dynamics in the supervisory process, and awareness of the developmental process of the supervisory relationship itself.

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.
Go to www.paulabritton.oom to register

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Start: June 8, 2015 8:30 am
End: June 8, 2015 3:35 pm
Venue: Holiday Inn I-275 North
Address:
3855 Hauck Road, Cincinnati, OH, 45241, United States
Cost: $120.00

June 5, 2015

e-Personality: Mental Health in the Digital Age – Cleveland

3 CE Hours. The Internet, social media, and smart phones have changed our lives, but not always for the better. With new technologies come new problems. Mental health professionals must learn the recent research on how social media have accelerated marital infidelity, higher risk sexual behaviors, problems related to online gambling, gaming and pornography; as well as increasing debt. Drawing on the new field of “E” Personality, this workshop will summarize the latest research on how people present themselves differently online and how it can lead to mental health issues. You’ll also learn how clients can increase control over their online behavior to keep it healthy.

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: May 29, 2015

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Start: June 5, 2015 9:00 am
End: June 5, 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: $89

June 3, 2015

Using Group Work to Effectively Engage and Strengthen Youth – Cleveland

3 CE Hours. How is working with a group of adolescents different from 1:1? What are the advantages and the challenges? This workshop will address how therapists and group leaders can work with youth to address cognitive change, strength mobilization and coping with life difficulties. You’ll learn skills you can use as a group facilitator and gain practice in addressing difficult behaviors that present in a group setting.

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. See http://bullyingpreventioninjds.com/about.html for other information.

Registration Deadline: May 27, 2015

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Start: June 3, 2015 9:00 am
End: June 3, 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

May 30, 2015

Psychology Internship Workshop – Columbus

No CE offered. Graduate student opportunity. Meet internship training directors from Veterans Affairs, college counseling, pediatric, and Air Force internship sites in Ohio. Find out what Training Directors are looking for, and hear tips and advice from recent applicants.

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Start: May 30, 2015 9:00 am
End: May 30, 2015 3:30 pm
Venue: Ohio State University - Psychology RM 35
Address:
1850 Neil Avenue, Columbus, OH, 43210, United States
Cost: $20 - OPAGS Members; $35 - Non Members (Lunch will be provided)

May 29, 2015

Spirituality as a Resource in Psychotherapy – Cleveland

6 CE Hours. Are you intrigued by the possibilities for integrating spirituality into your work in psychotherapy, but don’t know where to start? In this workshop, you’ll develop skills in assessing spiritual beliefs even when you have minimal personal knowledge about specific religious groups, in distinguishing between healthy and unhealthy expressions of spiritual beliefs, and in recognizing the impact of your own beliefs and values on the process of psychotherapy. You’ll learn how to be open and welcoming of your clients’ spiritual beliefs and experiences, which has an expanding and invigorating effect on the possibilities for growth in therapy. You will learn about and have the opportunity to practice specific interventions which utilize spiritual beliefs. You’ll also discover the uniquely effective power of spiritual approaches in addressing several life challenges which are difficult to confront using only traditional psychological methods.

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: May 22, 2015

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Start: May 29, 2015 8:45 am
End: May 29, 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: $135