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September 8, 2014

Psychological Approaches to Intervene and Refer Clients with Addiction(s) – Sharonville

The fear of heroin addiction has been screaming across TVs and on the front page of newspapers for months, but a recent article in the New England Journal of medicine (6/5/14) asserts that marijuana is addictive as well, especially among adolescents and young adults. Inappropriate sexual behaviors are highlighted daily in the media, but what are the effects of pornography on relationships and families? Psychologists can impact successfully on these disorders. Substance use disorders are just some of the series of potentially addictive behaviors that face an ever-growing population of individuals who are facing problems with gambling, sexual compulsions, internet dependency, and pathological relationships with food. Psychologists often underestimate these problems partly because our clients minimize, deny and rationalize. This evening will provide information about successful strategies to help individuals, referral recommendations, and plans to be a great resource for your clients.

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Start: September 8, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 8, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Doubletree Guest Suites - Sharonville
Phone: 513489-3636
Address:
6300 E. Kemper Road, Sharonville, OH, 45241, United States
Cost: $45.00 non members

Psychological Approaches to Intervene and Refer Clients with Addiction(s) – Sharonville

The fear of heroin addiction has been screaming across TVs and on the front page of newspapers for months, but a recent article in the New England Journal of medicine (6/5/14) asserts that marijuana is addictive as well, especially among adolescents and young adults. Inappropriate sexual behaviors are highlighted daily in the media, but what are the effects of pornography on relationships and families? Psychologists can impact successfully on these disorders. Substance use disorders are just some of the series of potentially addictive behaviors that face an ever-growing population of individuals who are facing problems with gambling, sexual compulsions, internet dependency, and pathological relationships with food. Psychologists often underestimate these problems partly because our clients minimize, deny and rationalize. This evening will provide information about successful strategies to help individuals, referral recommendations, and plans to be a great resource for your clients.

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Start: September 8, 2014 6:30 pm
End: September 8, 2014 9:00 pm
Venue: Doubletree Guest Suites - Sharonville
Phone: 513489-3636
Address:
6300 E. Kemper Road, Sharonville, OH, 45241, United States
Cost: $45.00 non members

September 5, 2014

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

6.00 CE’s

This four-part training is designed for mental health professionals working towards gaining their supervising credential or obtaining continuing education in supervision to maintain their status. Workshops are didactic and experiential. Participants may pick and choose or take all four workshops in the series. All workshops are approved for supervision CE hours by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board, The State of Ohio CSWMFT board, OPA-MCE
Part 1 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.

Questions? Email info@paulabritton.com or for more information or to sign up visit www.paulabritton.com

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Start: September 5, 2014 8:30 am
End: September 5, 2014 3:35 pm
Venue: Clarion Inn & Conference Center
Phone: 330-653-9191
Address:
6625 Dean Memorial Pkwy, Hudson, OH, 44236, United States
Cost: $120.00

August 22, 2014

Legal and Ethical Aspects of Mental Health Practice – Columbus

3 Ethics CE Presenter: Dr. Bob Stinson

This workshop will address essential topics in mental health law and ethics. Recent regulations, state-specific standards, and an integrative, decision-making model will be covered.

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Start: August 22, 2014 1:00 pm
End: August 22, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Maryhaven
Address:
1791 Alum Creek Dr, Columbus, 43207

August 15, 2014

Compassion Fatigue – Cleveland

CEs: 3
Ethics: No

What is compassion fatigue? How does it manifest itself? How does it impact you, your clients, your colleagues? How do you know when you have given enough? Too much? How do you build resilience? This seminar will address those questions through lecture, participant questionnaires and discussion.
Instructor: Sandra Turner, LISW-S, Ph.D in Social Policy and Administration

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Start: August 15, 2014 1:15 pm
End: August 15, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Phone: 216-368-2274
Address:
11235 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, OH, 44106, United States
Cost: 65.00

Ethics Responsibilities when Clients Threaten Suicide or Harm to Others (“Duty to Protect”) – Cleveland

3 ETHICS hours. Virtually all mental health professionals experience times when clients appear dangerous to themselves or to others. In fact, these situations have been identified as some of the most stressful that therapists encounter. This workshop will assist mental health professionals in identifying their ethical duties when such circumstances arise. It will also offer guidelines for responsible care, consultation and recommendations for documentation of the assessment of risk and treatments. A therapist’s rights and responsibilities when clients threaten them will also be addressed.

Instructor:

Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel, Ph.D., Training Co-Director in Counseling Psychology and Professor at Cleveland State University, has been teaching graduate students in counseling and counseling psychology for more than 30 years. Dr. Welfel has authored numerous articles on the ethics of professional practice and her book, Ethics in Counseling and Psychotherapy: Standards, Research and Emerging Issues, is in its fifth edition. Along with Dr. Elliott Ingersoll, she has co-edited the Mental Health Desk Reference. Her other books include The Counseling Process (with Patterson) and Using Test Data in Clinical Practice (with MacCluskie and Toman). She has co-edited an APA Press book entitled, The Duty to Protect: Ethical, Legal, and Professional Considerations for Mental Health Professionals. She has conducted numerous continuing education programs on professional ethics. Dr. Welfel received her doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Minnesota in 1979 and has been a licensed psychologist in Ohio since 1986.

Registration deadline: Monday, August 11, 2014

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Start: August 15, 2014 9:00 am
End: August 15, 2014 12:15 pm
Venue: Cleveland State U. Julka Hall
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
E. 24th & Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $89

De-Escalation – Cleveland

CEs: 3
Ethics: No

Explore methods to reduce conflict and the risk of violence in potentially volatile situations. Assessing risk and early intervention will be discussed. Affect management, limit setting, and environmental strategies to reduce risk and increase safety will be explored. Finally, strategies for dealing with armed individuals will be addressed.

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Start: August 15, 2014 9:00 am
End: August 15, 2014 12:15 pm
Venue: Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences
Phone: 216-368-2274
Address:
11235 Bellflower Road, Cleveland, 44106, United States
Cost: 65.00

August 12, 2014

An Introduction to Child-Centered Play Therapy: Joining Children in the Playroom – Cincinnati

6.0 CEs
The training/presentation will be geared to beginning play therapists. The training will provide therapists with a brief history of child-centered play therapy as well as a basic understanding of child-centered play therapy with a focus on the client-therapist relationship. The training will familiarize therapists with the stages of child-centered therapy and the skills therapists will utilize during these stages. The training will also demonstrate how child-centered play therapy can be utilized effectively in the school-based setting.
Cobin Trout MS, PCC-S, RPT-S is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor who obtained her Bachelor’s degrees from Ohio Northern University in Psychology and Elementary Education and her Master’s Degree in Community Counseling from the University of Dayton. She is also certified as a Registered Play Therapist and Elementary Education Teacher (grades 1st through 8th). Cobin is a member of the National Association for Play Therapy and just started her fifth consecutive year serving on the Ohio Association for Play Therapy Board. She currently serves as the OAPT Communication’s Director.

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Start: August 12, 2014 8:30 am
End: August 12, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Child Focus, Inc. Training Center
Phone: 513-752-1555
Address:
551-B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, OH, 45244, United States
Cost: 45.00

August 11, 2014

Ethics and Professional Boundaries – Cincinnati

3.0 CEs Ethics
This ethics training provides the treatment staff with an understanding of the limits that they must put upon themselves in their helping relationships. This training provides actual case examples and posses ethical relationship situations. Both the new and more mature staff can benefit from this core skill of all professional “helpers.”
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.

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Start: August 11, 2014 1:00 pm
End: August 11, 2014 4:15 pm
Venue: Child Focus, Inc. Training Center
Phone: 513-752-1555
Address:
551-B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, OH, 45244, United States
Cost: 30.00

August 7, 2014

Working with Chronically Suicidal Clients – Cincinnati

6.0 CEs
This training will address challenges experienced by mental health providers when working with chronically suicidal clients and specific strategies to address them.
Mary Vicario, LPCC-S has developed in home trauma treatment programs that help families build resiliency in children, address attachment issues and improve permanency. She has more than 25 years experience working with children and families as an educator, clinician, supervisor, consultant, clinical director, and as a delegate with the American Counseling Association to China and Mongolia.

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Start: August 7, 2014 9:00 am
End: August 7, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Child Focus, Inc. Training Center
Phone: 513-752-1555
Address:
551-B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, OH, 45244, United States
Cost: 55.00