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November 18, 2014

Zzz’s to Health: Promoting Sleep for Better Functioning – Cleveland

6 CE Hours.
Chronic sleep deprivation, even as little as one hour less sleep per night than is needed, has been associated with depression, anxiety, substance abuse, risk-taking, aggression, bullying, sports injuries, diabetes, and more. Given that the most common sleep disorder is a lack of awareness, there is much that mental health and other professionals can do to intervene in this vital determinant of health. This workshop is designed to educate professionals on sleep needs through the lifespan; the most common barriers to sleep, including environmental barriers and DSM 5 sleep disorders; the effects of chronic sleep deprivation, including their influence on other DSM 5 disorders; and how to better support healthy sleep.
Instructor:

Stacy Simera, MSSA, LISW-S, SAP, is chair of the sleep committee for the Ohio Adolescent Health Partnership and has presented on the topic of sleep at various professional conferences including 2013 Ohio NASW Conference, 2013 Ohio Public Health Combined Conference, 2013 All-Ohio Institute on Community Psychiatry Conference, and the 2012 NASW National Convention in DC and was cited in an editorial: “Sleepless in America: School Start Times” in the British journal Education and Health. Stacy serves as Health Policy Director for the Ohio chapter of the national non-profit Start School Later, serves on the leadership committee of the Ohio NASW Social Work Advocacy Group, provides psychotherapy at Gary Robinson and Associates in Kent, is an adjunct instructor at Stark State College, conducts workshops for the Ohio Child Welfare Training Program, and facilitates a psycho-educational group on managing depression at the Oak Clinic for Multiple Sclerosis.

Registration deadline: November 11, 2014

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Start: November 18, 2014 8:45 am
End: November 18, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Cleveland State U. Julka Hall
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
E. 24th and Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $135

November 20, 2014

Discovering the Gift of the Shadow-Jungian Studies Seminar: Jungian Studies Seminar – Columbus

4.5 CEs 3 Thursday evenings in November 6:30 – 8 PM
Jung saw the shadow as a potential source of richness that is unavailable to us as long as it is buried or unconscious. It contains that which will make us whole.
Flier can be viewed and pre-registration can be done by phone or on-line at our website, JungCentralohio.org

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Start: November 20, 2014 6:30 pm
End: November 20, 2014 8:00 pm
Venue: First Community Church South
Phone: 614.488.0681
Address:
1320 Cambridge Blvd., Columbus, OH, 43212, United States

November 21, 2014

Anger Management Across the Diagnoses – Cleveland

6 CE Hours.
Someone who appears to have an anger problem may be depressed, frustrated, anxious, traumatized, antisocial, psychotic, or sleep deprived. The apparently angry person may be intoxicated or in withdrawal. This person may lack social/communication skills, lack empathy, or lack emotional awareness and modulation. The expression of anger or rage may be influenced by Autism Spectrum Disorders, personality disorders, substance use problems, bipolar disorder, ADHD or other impulse control problems, or self-esteem that is fragile. If we dive in to helping someone with an apparent anger problem without first understanding the nature and dynamics of the anger, we may be wasting everyone’s time, with useless or even counterproductive interventions. This workshop will help you respond more effectively to anger problems by learning to see the many mental health conditions which can be at the core of problematic expressions of anger.

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. Over the past six years, he has been a psychotherapist with the SUMMIT Therapy Center of Wooster. He is now the Director of Community Education, Prevention, and Consultation at The Counseling Center of Wayne and Holmes Counties.

Registration deadline: November 14, 2014

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Start: November 21, 2014 8:45 am
End: November 21, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: Cleveland State U. Julka Hall
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
E. 24th and Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $135

December 4, 2014

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. 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.

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Start: December 4, 2014 9:00 am
End: December 4, 2014 12:15 pm
Venue: Cleveland State University Julka Hall
Phone: (216) 687-3867
Address:
E. 24th and Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH, 44115, United States
Cost: $75