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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

October 1, 2014

Youth Mental Health First Aid – Cincinnati

6.5 CEs
Youth Mental Health First Aid is a public education program which introduces participants to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents, builds understanding of the importance of early intervention, and most importantly – teaches individuals how to help a youth in crisis or experiencing a mental health or substance use challenge. Mental Health First Aid uses role-playing and simulations to demonstrate how to assess a mental health crisis; select interventions and provide initial help; and connect young people to professional, peer, social, and self-help care.
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 and QPRT Suicide Risk Assessment and Management program.

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Start: October 1, 2014 8:30 am
End: October 1, 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: 30.00

October 24, 2014

Part 3: Management and Administration: Supervisory Issues – Hudson

6 CE’s for Part 3 (24 CE’s for entire series)
This four-part training is designed for mental health professionals working towards becoming a supervisor or who are already 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. Participants may pick and choose or take all four workshops in the series
Part 3: Management and Administration: Supervisory Issues covers organizational processes and procedures for supervisee recordkeeping, reporting and monitoring of supervisees cases, Ohio laws and professional standards, agency or institutional policies and procedures, roles and responsibilities of supervisors and supervisees, multiple roles of supervisors, strategies to help supervisees advance to optimum performance, productivity and job satisfaction, and preventing burnout.

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: October 24, 2014 8:30 am
End: October 24, 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

October 24, 2014 – October 26, 2014

Isolation to Intimacy: Working with Shame and Belonging – Cleveland

CE: 11
Ethics: No
Description: Many of us live with a sense of overwhelm that is interpersonal, social, economic and environmental — a sense that we can never do enough to address urgent needs in our world. Many of our most challenging aspirations result in disappointment and collapsed dreams. Some of our most difficult limiting behaviors developed in a felt sense of isolation from our world. These include a sense that we should be able to solve our problems, ought to stop needing the help and approval of others, must initiate the changes we long for in our lives and in the world on our own. These shameful feelings are generated in a context that undervalues cooperation and shared vulnerability.
Presenters: Deborah Ullman, MA is editor and co-director of GestaltPress, published and distributed by Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group. She practices as a clinician, coach, trainer, and bodyworker in Orleans, MA on Cape Cod where her work is grounded in evolutionary psychology, relational Gestalt theory and shame and belonging work. Deborah has authored and edited many articles, and the collections The Gendered Field and Co-Creating the Field with Gordon Wheeler. Her history in broadcasting includes hosting a TV talk show exploring transformational world views. Deb co-chairs the CTR Psychology Council conference series “Evolution of Gestalt” as Esalen Institute. She is a Professional Associate of GISC and co-chairs the Summer Series in Personal Growth and Exploration. Carol Swanson, LSW is the co-director of the Portland Gestalt Training Institute. She has trained in Gestalt therapy for over 30 years. Originally, she studied with Isadore From, known as the “dean of Gestalt therapy”. Carol also studied at the Gestalt Therapy Institute of Los Angeles, and was a trainer assistant in their local program and their European Residential Program for four years. She has studied extensively with Lynne Jacobs, integrating the influences of self psychology and contemporary analytic thinking with Gestalt therapy.
Registration Deadline: October 23, 2014

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Start: October 24, 2014 6:00 pm
End: October 26, 2014 12:30 pm
Venue: Gestalt Institute of Cleveland
Phone: 2164210468
Address:
1588 Hazel Drive, Cleveland, OH, 44106, United States
Cost: 275.00

November 14, 2014

Part 4: Professional Responsibilities & Legal/Ethical Issues in Supervision – Hudson

Part 4 is approved for 6 CE’s and is approved for Ethics. The entire series is 24 CE’s

This four-part training is designed for mental health professionals working towards becoming a supervisor or who are already 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, and part 4 is also approved by CSWMFT and the OPA-MCE for the ethics CEU’s

Part 4 Professional Responsibilities & Legal/Ethical Issues in Supervision includes ethical and legal issues in supervision; regulatory issues including Ohio laws, including supervision laws/rules, professional standards, credentialing processes; route of reporting ethical violations, confidentiality and maintaining professionalism, professional boundaries and how supervision can help clinicians maintain ethical/legal standards.

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: November 14, 2014 8:30 am
End: November 14, 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