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June 25, 2014

Working with Children with Sexualized Behavior – Cleveland

6 CE Hours. This workshop is for professionals working with children, and their families, who are engaged in problematic sexual behaviors. Participants will learn what is meant by sexualized behaviors, their characteristics, the associated myths and assumptions, and the traumagenic dynamics if there has been children abuse. Attention will be given to assessing and understanding the goals of treatment, and the prerequisites for healing and recovery for these children. Useful tools and treatment exercises will be presented.

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: Thursday, June 19, 2014

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Start: June 25, 2014 8:45 am
End: June 25, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Cleveland State University Julka Hall
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
E. 24th St. & Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $135

June 22, 2014

This Mystery We Call God Dwells Within Me As Me – Grove City

One day workshop offering 6 CEUs (non-ethics) on personal and spiritual identity that will include short PowerPoint presentations, private journaling, small and large groups discussions, meditation, and an opportunity for creative expression exploring God concepts, quantum physics on consciousness, and what it all means to us as individuals and professionals. Presented by Sharon Sanders, Ph.D, psychology professor at the University of Cincinnati – Clermont College and Jan Faeri, Psy.D, clinical psychologist with Senior Life Consultants, Dublin, Ohio. Deadline for registration June 15, 2014.

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Start: June 22, 2014 9:00 am
End: June 22, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Blue Moon Event Center
Phone: 614-871-7100
Address:
1604 Gateway Circle, Grove City, OH, 43123, United States
Cost: $100.00

June 20, 2014 – June 22, 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: Richard B. Hancock, MA, GPCC, PCC, BCC, is Principal of Richard B. Hancock and Associates, an organizational development group based in the Washington, DC metropolitan area. With more than 20 years of senior management experience, he applies the Gestalt approach to resistance to whole-system assessments, large-group facilitation, team development, conflict resolution, and executive coaching. Ellen Ressler Hoffman, MA, LPCC is a psychotherapist at the Cleveland Center for Eating Disorders. Trained in the Maudsley approach, a family-based treatment for adolescents with eating disorders, and Gestalt Body Process psychotherapy, Ellen is a faculty member and graduate of GIC and a dancer with over 25 years experience performing, teaching and facilitating movement exploration.
Registration Deadline: June 19, 2014

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Start: June 20, 2014 1:00 pm
End: June 22, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Gestalt Institute of Cleveland
Phone: 2164210468
Address:
1588 Hazel Drive, Cleveland, OH, 44106, United States
Cost: 275.00

Part 2: Supervision and Counselor Development – 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 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.

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Start: June 20, 2014 8:30 am
End: June 20, 2014 3:35 pm
Venue: Courtyard Columbus West Marriott
Phone: 614-771-8999
Address:
2350 Westbelt Dr. , Columbus, OH, 43228, United States
Cost: $120

Sequence V: Hot Topics in Ethics and Risk Management in Psychological Practice – Dublin

6 CE Ethics Credits, presented by Dr. Eric A. Harris–Since 1994, The Trust has partnered with state psychological associations and other groups of practicing psychologists to offer continuing education workshops. The goal of these workshops has been to increase the risk management skills and strategies employed by professional psychologists in their practices in order to protect them from adverse disciplinary actions which can be extremely stressful and have a substantial impact on a career. View full description here.

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Start: June 20, 2014 8:00 am
End: June 20, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: The Conference Center at OCLC
Address:
6600 Kilgour Place, Dublin, 43017

June 19, 2014

Ethical Case Studies and Legal Update – Columbus

CE: 3 Ethics CE
Instructor: Brad Hedges, Ph.D., PCC-S, Psychologist

http://www.mopsohio.com/trainer-bios.html

Course Description:
This course provides a general overview of ethical and legal issues, with updates on laws and ethical standards that have evolved over time. Given that most licensed professionals working with behavioral health services have had the opportunity to take these previous courses, there is also a focus on combining updated material with more focused and in-depth discussion of ethical and legal complexities. The purpose of this workshop is to give an initial update on changes in ethics and legal standards, and then to provide an opportunity for mental health professionals to consider and discuss particularly difficult ethical and legal issues. The course will assist mental health professionals in maintaining competence in making ethically and legally informed decisions, and help participants better manage the complexities of mental health practice. The course will be taught at an intermediate level, and is appropriate for currently licensed professionals.
Goals:
• Participants will gain an understanding of recent changes to laws
• Participants will be able to apply basic ethical constructs to ethical dilemmas
Workshop Outline:
1. General discussion on how to resolve ethical dilemmas
2. Review of professional ethical standards
3. Ethical dilemma case presentations
Participants: Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists
Level: Intermediate
To register for the course: http://www.eventbrite.com/o/mid-ohio-psychological-services-inc-4887836013

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Start: June 19, 2014 9:00 am
End: June 19, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc.
Phone: 614-751-0042
Address:
2238 South Hamilton Road, Suite 200, Columbus, OH, 43232, United States
Cost: $30

Is it ADHD or Something Else? Differential Diagnosis and Neuropsychological Understanding – Cleveland

6 CE Hours. Consider the following presenting problems: Explosive anger, smart kids failing school, lying, sibling rivalry, stealing, poor decision-making, freezing up, tuning out, memory problems, social problems, rageful frustration. Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, may be a factor in any of these problems. This workshop considers how to tell when undiagnosed ADHD may be underlying a child client’s presenting problems. You’ll also learn how to tell when apparent ADHD is actually some other problem, ranging from pediatric bipolar disorder to too much video time. The workshop will include demonstrations and group exercises in differential diagnosis, and you can present descriptions of clients whose difficulties are hard to figure out. You’ll deepen your understanding of ADHD by learning about the brain, body, attention, judgment, emotional regulation, and other differences associated with the disorder. We’ll cover how ADHD medications and other interventions work. You’ll develop an understanding of what it feels like getting through a day with ADHD in a world, especially school, that is not well suited for an ADHD brain.

Instructor:

Jim Foley, MSW, LISW, has been providing psychotherapy and mental health assessment for over 25 years, in Boston, Syracuse, and Ohio, working with children and families challenged by ADHD, school/learning problems, anxiety, depression, autism spectrum disorders, and relationship/social problems. He has served clients in agencies, homes, and in schools at every level from pre-K to college. He teaches psychology courses at the College of Wooster, and writes material for psychology textbooks for Macmillan Publishing. He is now a psychotherapist in private practice with Summit Therapy in Wooster, OH.

Registration deadline: June 13, 2014

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Start: June 19, 2014 8:45 am
End: June 19, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Cleveland State University Julka Hall
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
E. 24th Street & Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $135

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

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.

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Start: June 19, 2014 8:30 am
End: June 19, 2014 3:35 pm
Venue: Courtyard Columbus West Marriott
Phone: 614-771-8999
Address:
2350 Westbelt Dr. , Columbus, OH, 43228, United States
Cost: $120

Milestones Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference – Cleveland

6 CEs per day

Description:
Milestones 2-day professional ASD Conference offers practical strategies, research-based interventions, and best practices for clinical and school psychologists. More than 75 workshops to choose from featuring local and national autism experts. Sessions include topics focused on behavioral interventions, mental health issues and how autism affects social skills development.

Early Registration: $10 off until April 30, 2014
Registration Deadline: June 10, 2014

For more information and to register today, visit http://milestones.org/what-we-do/conferences/

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Start: June 19, 2014 8:00 am
End: June 19, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Cleveland I-X Center
Address:
1 I-X Center Dr., Cleveland, OH, 44135, United States

June 18, 2014

Cognitive Correlates of Medical Illness: How Neuropsychological Assessment – Columbus

The Ohio State University Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds
1 CE Hour
no ethics
no registration

Laura Boxley, PhD
Neuropsychologist
Assistant Professor, OSU Department of Psychiatry
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

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Start: June 18, 2014 1:00 pm
End: June 18, 2014 2:00 pm
Venue: Davis Heart and Lung Research Institute 170 Auditorium
Phone: 614-293-8283
Address:
473 W. 12th Avenue, Columbus, OH, 43210, United States
Cost: Free