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May 9, 2014

Cultural Diversity and CBT: Application of Vasquez – Westerville

This course is 3CEs and includes ethics credit.he course will discuss cultural diversity issues within a cognitive behavioral framework applying the theories of Vasquez. The course is presented by Kevin Arnold, Ph.D., ABPP. Deadline for registration is Friday May 2nd, 2014

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Start: May 9, 2014 2:00 pm
End: May 9, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: The Lakes Golf & Country Club
Phone: 614-882-2582
Address:
6740 Worthington Rd., Westerville, OH, 43082, United States
Cost: $50.00

May 14, 2014

Verbal Abuse Hurts Too! – Cleveland

3 CEs.

Verbal abuse generates emotional pain and mental anguish. Verbal abuse, with its underpinning of emotional abuse, is an all too common part of many relationships and can be destructive. The scars can last for years, yet this type of abuse has gained little recognition. This workshop is designed to assist mental health professionals who are counseling those who are experiencing or dealing with verbal abuse to be aware of the dynamics of verbally abusive relationships. We will look at the signs and the many forms of verbal abuse, the cycle of anger, the devastation it can cause, and the goals and interventions that may be utilized in treatment.

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. 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.

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Start: May 14, 2014 9:00 am
End: May 14, 2014 12:15 pm
Venue: Cleveland State University
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
Julka Hall, E. 24th and Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $75

May 16, 2014

Learning about Individual Differences: A Particular Jigsaw Puzzle – Columbus

6 CE, Presented by Jessica Henderson Daniel, PhD, ABPP, The workshop will place learning about human differences in the context of the participants’ lives. The goal is to have each person understand how their perceptions may have been impacted by messages across generations within their respective families and communities. Strategies for reviewing perspectives will be provided as they consider how the information might impact thinking feeling and behaviors.

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Start: May 16, 2014 8:00 am
End: May 16, 2014 4:30 pm
Venue: Dublin Springs
Address:
7625 Hospital Dr, Dublin, Dublin, 43016

Get on Board! Thriving in the New Mental Health Marketplace – Cincinnati

Get on Board! Thriving in the New Mental Health Marketplace
What: CAPP Workshop:
When: Friday, May 16, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
CEU’s: 6.0 hours
Where: DoubleTree Suites, Blue Ash, Ohio
We can’t afford to put our heads in the sand any longer:
health care is changing. What does that mean for mental health
professionals? What new roles can we play as psychologists?
What areas can we carve out that are not dependent on managed care?

Find out answers to these questions and more at CAPP’s Spring Workshop,
“Get on Board! Thriving in the New Mental Health Marketplace.”

Join us along with other mental health professionals as we learn from six speakers throughout the day who
will focus on innovative practice specialties. Among the areas featured will be forensic psychology, telepsychology, family business consulting, and self-pay private practice. Discover new and exciting niches that you can develop to keep your business alive in the changing mental health marketplace.

Invite your colleagues in social work, counseling, and marriage and family therapy to join us at this ground-breaking workshop. CEU’s will be offered for all of these mental health professionals. Let’s put our heads together and build upon our current knowledge base so that we are better prepared for what lies ahead. We can’t wait to see you there!
Cost is $155 for non members and $125 for CAPP membes. 6 CEUS for licensed psychologists and mental health professionals.

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Start: May 16, 2014 8:30 am
End: May 16, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Doubletree Guest Suites
Phone: 5137792181
Address:
6300 E. Kemper Road, Blue Ash, OH, 45242, United States
Cost: $155 for non members; $125 for CAPP members

Solution-Focused and Other Brief, Time-Effective Psychotherapies – Cleveland

6 CEs.

The average stay in most psychotherapy is 6-8 sessions, and the most common number of sessions in some settings is just one! This means that in addition to being a good listener, therapists must focus on making the best use of every moment of sessions as well as the time between sessions. This means doing what is called Brief Therapy (a brief term for time-effective, strategic therapy). In this workshop, we’ll study several schools of brief therapy, with particular focus on the one most closely associated with brief therapy: Solution-Focused Therapy. You’ll learn principles and strategies of different styles of therapy and practice some new skills in demonstrations and role plays. We’ll finish with a brief look at applying brief therapy tools to specific problems and populations.

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 psychotherapist in private practice with Summit Therapy in Wooster, OH.

Registration Deadline: Friday, May 9, 2014.

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Start: May 16, 2014 8:45 am
End: May 16, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Cleveland State University
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
Julka Hall, E. 24th St. and Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $135

May 16, 2014 – May 18, 2014

Three-Two-One, Contact! – Cleveland

CE: 14.5
Description: Discover the unique synergy between Gestalt practices, the arts, and high play. Experience exploring these connections in a safe environment. This workshop is suitable for clinicians, coaches, organization developers, as well as for professional and personal development.
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.
Rima Shaffer, PhD has over 30 years experience in leadership development, coaching, and organizational change. She served on the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Professional Studies in Business and education and has consulted in private industry, government, and non-profit groups.
Deadline for Registration: May 15, 2014

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Start: May 16, 2014 6:30 pm
End: May 18, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Gestalt Institute of Cleveland
Phone: 2164210468
Address:
1588 Hazel Drive, Cleveland, OH, 44106, United States
Cost: 295.00

May 19, 2014

Economic Distress and Clinical Practice – Cleveland

3 CEs

This course will demonstrate a model for assessing stress and recommended interventions for best practice. You’ll gain knowledge of how to apply an additional and more specific skill set using assessment tools to identify impact, severity and components of financial stress. You’ll also learn additional intervention practices used when financial stress is a culprit or primary feature contributing to and exacerbating the individual.

Instructor: Amy Burzinski is a licensed clinical social worker who has been a school counselor at Bellefaire since 2003. 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: Wednesday, May 14, 2014.

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Start: May 19, 2014 9:00 am
End: May 19, 2014 12:15 pm
Venue: Cleveland State University
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
Julka Hall, E. 24th and Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $75

May 21, 2014

Promoting Optimal Aging: Translating Neuroscience to the Public’s Needs Through Community Programs – Cleveland

3 CEs.

The promotion of optimal aging is an area of significant scientific research and growing public interest. This workshop will review some of the recent discoveries about the human brain as well as the evidence that behavioral choices impact health and well-being across the life span. Examples of programming for people with mild cognitive impairment as well as proactive wellness programs for older adults will be presented with the goal of inspiring participants to design programs in their respective settings. This workshop will include instruction of a guided meditation technique that has been successfully used with older adults including those with mild memory loss.

Instructor: Paula E. Hartman Stein, Ph.D. is a clinical geropsychologist, trainer, and journalist who provides clinical and consulting services and cognitive wellness programming at the Center for Healthy Aging in Kent, Ohio. She has conducted groups for older adults for over 30 years. Dr. Stein is Faculty Associate, Integrated Geriatric Healthcare, Nicholas A. Cummings Behavioral Health Program, Arizona State University; Associate Professor of Psychiatry at Northeast Ohio Medical University, and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Life-Span Development and Gerontology at the University of Akron. She has published two edited books, Enhancing cognitive fitness in adults: A guide to the use and development of community-based program (2011) and Innovative Behavioral Healthcare for older adults (1998) in addition to numerous book chapters and peer reviewed journal articles on aging issues. For over 15 years she has been the Medicare correspondent for the newspaper, The National Psychologist.

Registration Deadline: Wednesday, May 14, 2014

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Start: May 21, 2014 9:00 am
End: May 21, 2014 12:15 pm
Venue: Cleveland State University
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
Julka Hall, E. 24th and Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $89

Working In-Depth with Patients Who Have Severe Mental Illnesses- Cincinnati

1.5 CEs offered.
This evening presentation is the third in the series Clinical “Problem” Patients from a Psychoanalytic Perspective held by the Cincinnati Psychoanalytic Institute. Marlene Kocan, Ph.D. will describe psychoanalytic views on handling clinical dilemmas and problems. The presentations will be followed by discussions. Dr. Kocan is a psychologist in private practice, with extensive experience in psychodiagnostic evaluations with adults, children, and adolescents. Register by May 14, visit www.cps-i.org/spring-series.

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Start: May 21, 2014 6:30 pm
End: May 21, 2014 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

May 30, 2014

A Brief Introduction to Gestalt Practice – Cleveland

CE: 3.5
Description: This workshop is an introduction to hearing, seeing, and responding like a Gestalt practitioner. Through a series of exercises, participants will experience becoming fully present in the here and now and experience the difference in the impact they have using Gestalt principles.
Presenters:
Lynne M. Kweder, MPA, LSW, BCC formerly GIC’s executive director, is an independent consultant, primarily to nonprofit and public organizations. Her interests include working with organizational change, leadership development, strategic planning and structuring, development of boards of trustees, and race and multicultural relations.
Deadline for Registration: May 29, 2014

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Start: May 30, 2014 9:00 am
End: May 30, 2014 1:00 pm
Venue: Gestalt Institute of Cleveland
Phone: 2164210468
Address:
1588 Hazel Drive, Cleveland, OH, 44106, United States
Cost: 45.00