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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

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

September 11, 2014

DSM-5 Training: What You Need to Know – A Master Workshop from the Experts – Columbus

5.5 hours of educational content that covers all the changes from DSM-IV and DSM-5
The focus of this master workshop is to educate clinicians and researchers on the major changes from DSM-IV to DSM-5, including diagnosis-specific changes (e.g., criteria revisions) as well as broader, manual-wide changes (e.g., revised chapter ordering, use of dimensional assessments, integration of neuroscience and developmental material across the manual).

The primary emphasis is on ensuring clinicians understand how these changes might impact patient care and knowing what modification might be necessary to implement these revisions in their practice. Presentations will also address potential scientific implications and assist researchers in understanding how DSM-5 might impact the study of mental disorders.

The workshop will also touch upon the cross-walk that is available in DSM-5 designed to interface with either ICD-9-CM or ICD-10-CM (not to be implemented prior to Oct. 1, 2015) for billing purposes.

Speaker: Molly McVoy, MD, is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Case Western Reserve/University Hospitals of Cleveland and is the Training Director for the child and Adolescent Psychiatry Fellowship training program.

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Start: September 11, 2014 10:00 am
End: September 11, 2014 10:00 am
Venue: Ohio State Medical Association
Phone: 614-763-0040
Address:
3401 Mill Run Drive, Hilliard, OH, 43026, United States
Cost: $179/Early; $199 Regular

September 12, 2014

Research Updates in CBT – Westerville

This 3 hour CE course will address new research in cognitive behavioral treatment. Provider Kevin Arnold, Ph.D., ABPP, is the director of the Center for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy of Greater Columbus, Inc. and he is board certified in Cognitive and Behavioral Psychology. Deadline for registration is Friday, September 5th at 3pm.

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Start: September 12, 2014 2:00 pm
End: September 12, 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

September 19, 2014

QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Instructor Certification Course – Cincinnati

6.0
This certification course trains Instructors to teach QPR for Suicide Prevention to their community. Participants first learn about the nature of suicidal communications, what forms these communications take and how they may be used as the stimulus for a QPR intervention. To gain perspective, participants are introduced to the history of suicide, suicide prevention and the spectrum of modern day public health suicide prevention education efforts. The history, background and research support for QPR are reviewed. Participants then learn to market QPR, target potential Gatekeepers, and how to teach the QPR curriculum. Participants also learn to deal with pent up audience demand to talk about suicide, survivor issues and how to make immediate interventions and referrals. Each participant has the opportunity for individual rehearsal and practice through role-plays.
Melanie Recchia is an Independently Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Ohio and also holds an independent Marriage and Family Therapist license in California. She is the Director of Training for Child Focus, Inc., has worked in the school-based and outpatient programs at CFI, taught a general psychology course at Southwestern College, and currently is part of a group practice in Mason, Ohio. She has over 15 years of experience working with clients on a variety of issues and challenges such as depression, anxiety, trauma, sexual abuse, marital conflict, and has extensive experience working with children and adolescents suffering from emotional and behavioral problems. Melanie is a certified instructor for Stewards of Children and Youth Mental Health First Aid as well as, QPR, a Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Program, QPRT Suicide Risk Assessment and Management program and a QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Instructor’s Master Trainer.

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Start: September 19, 2014 8:30 am
End: September 19, 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: 445.00

September 22, 2014

An Overview of DSM-5 – Columbus

CE:6 Instructor:Bradley Hedges, Ph.D.,PCC-S, Psychologist (http://www.mopsohio.com/trainer-bios.html)

Course Description:

The DSM V was released in May 2013, 13 years since the last revision with much controversy and debate. This training is designed to assist clinicians in understanding the changes that have been made with an emphasis on the implications of the changes in clinical practice.

Goal:

Gain working knowledge of the DSM-V diagnostic criteria and differential diagnosis.
Understand implications for application to clinical practice.
Objectives:

Participants will be able to describe the DSM-5’s development process.
Participants will be able to identify 5 key differences in the structure of diagnosis promoted in the DSM-5.
Participants will understand the DSM-5′s approach to understanding the term “Clinically Significant.”
Participants will be able to identify the key differences in diagnosis between the DSM IV and the DSM-5.
Participants will be able to apply the DSM-5 to clinical case review.
Participants will be able to identify implications for their practice.
Course Outline:

Development of DSM V
Controversy
New Diagnosis
Relabeled Diagnosis
Conceptual Shifts
WHODAS
Changes in each section
Case Studies
Implications of changes
Level: Intermediate

Prerequisites: NA

To register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/an-overview-of-the-dsm-5-changes-registration-11901805621
Last day of registration: 9/20/14

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Start: September 22, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 22, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Mid-Ohio Psychological Services
Phone: 614-751-0042
Address:
2238 South Hamilton Road Suite 200, Columbus, OH, 43232, United States
Cost: 60.00

September 26, 2014

Part 2: Supervision and Counselor Development – Hudson

6 CE’s

This four-part training is designed for mental health professionals working towards becoming a supervisor or who are currently supervising. 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 2 Supervision and Counselor Development covers models of supervision, stages of supervisee development, supervision interventions, 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, 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 26, 2014 8:30 am
End: September 26, 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

Practicing Telepsychology in Ohio – Columbus

3 Ethics CE
Presenter: Dr. Kenneth Drude

Technology in the mental health field has grown rapidly and provides many avenues for the provision of mental health services that were not available in the recent past. Many mental health professionals are not completely familiar or comfortable with issues involved, legal and ethical requirements, policy revisions, and other demands or constraints that telepsychology place upon the professional. This workshop aims to introduce participants to these and other aspects of telepsychology.

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Start: September 26, 2014 1:00 pm
End: September 26, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Maryhaven
Address:
1791 Alum Creek Dr, Columbus, 43207

Stewards of Children Child Sexual Abuse Prevention Program – Cincinnati

2.5 CEs
Stewards of Children is the only nationally available program scientifically proven to increase knowledge, improve attitudes and change child-protective behaviors. This revolutionary program is for any responsible adult who cares about the welfare of children.
Melanie Recchia is an Independently Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in the state of Ohio and also holds an independent Marriage and Family Therapist license in California. She is the Director of Training for Child Focus, Inc., has worked in the school-based and outpatient programs at CFI, taught a general psychology course at Southwestern College, and currently is part of a group practice in Mason, Ohio. She has over 15 years of experience working with clients on a variety of issues and challenges such as depression, anxiety, trauma, sexual abuse, marital conflict, and has extensive experience working with children and adolescents suffering from emotional and behavioral problems. Melanie is a certified instructor for Stewards of Children, QPR, a Gatekeeper Suicide Prevention Program, QPRT Suicide Risk Assessment and Management program and a QPR Suicide Prevention Gatekeeper Instructor’s Master Trainer.

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Start: September 26, 2014 1:00 pm
End: September 26, 2014 3:30 pm
Venue: Child Focus, Inc. Training Center
Phone: 513-752-1555
Address:
551-B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, OH, 45244, United States
Cost: Free

September 29, 2014

Projective Testing – Columbus

Instructor: Brad Hedges, Ph.D., PCC-S. Psychologist (http://www.mopsohio.com/trainer-bios.html)

CE/Us: 3 for Ohio Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists

Course Description:
Projective testing is frequently used to clarify the clinical picture in an efficient fashion that is generally non-threatening to clients. Projective techniques assess mental health functioning through the use of ambiguous stimuli presented to the client and interpreting the client’s response to the stimuli. This three hour training session will give a brief history of projective testing, introduce the most effective and commonly used instruments, and introduce mental health providers to how to use these instruments.

Goal:

Present an overview of the primary concepts associated with projective testing.
Understand role of projective instruments when doing mental health assessment.
Gain understanding of the strengths and limitations of projective testing
Objectives:

Name the commonly used projective instruments.
Identify the uses and limitations of using projective instruments in assessment.
Demonstrate ability to administer common projective instruments.
Demonstrate use of basic strategies for interpretation.
Workshop Outline:
• What is projective testing?
• HTP
• Bender Gestalt
• Case studies

Participants: Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists

Level: Introductory

Prerequisites: NA

To register for the event: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/projective-testing-registration-11901827687

Last day of registration:9/26/2014

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Start: September 29, 2014 9:00 am
End: September 29, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Mid-Ohio Psychological Services, Inc.
Phone: 614-751-0042
Address:
2238 South Hamilton Rd Suite 200, Columbus , OH, 43232, United States
Cost: 30.00