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May 28, 2014

QPRT: Suicide Risk Assessment and Management Training Program – Cincinnati

7.0 CEs
This training program teaches the core competencies required of professionals responsible for the care and safety of consumers detected to be at elevated risk for suicidal self-directed violence. Following foundational lectures on epidemiology, clinical risk patterns, and the current status of suicide risk assessment, clinicians learn how to conduct a standardized, evidence-based, seven-step interview designed to elicit perceived burdensomeness, suicidal desire, intent, capability and buffers against suicide.
Presenter: Melanie Recchia, M.A., IMFT 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: May 28, 2014 8:30 am
End: May 28, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Child Focus, Inc. Training Center
Phone: 513-752-1555
Address:
551-B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, OH, 45244, United States
Cost: 149.00

May 30, 2014

Supporting LGBTQ Youth during the Transition Years – Cincinnati

3.0 CEs
This training will highlight the realities and needs of LGBT youth during the transition years. These youth are amongst the most vulnerable in our communities as they often face family, community and support network breakdown when they need help the most. Topics will include, a new awareness of gender identity, creating safe spaces, becoming a supportive ally, transitional housing strategies, local and national resources and more.
Presenter: Mark Kroner is a licensed independent social worker who has over 32 years of working with transition age youth. Mark has worked in the field as a program director, youth trainer and consultant for local, state and national organizations. He has spoken at over 60 national conference and has published numerous books, studies, workbooks and articles related to youth housing and transition issues.

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Start: May 30, 2014 8:45 am
End: May 30, 2014 12:00 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

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

June 13, 2014

Counseling Supervision Training – Cincinnati

3.0 CEs
This workshop will introduce participants to the theories and methods of ethical supervision. Practical examples of supervisory difficulties will be addressed to illustrate the need for a solid understanding of the supervisory process along with a clear ethical awareness.
Geoffrey G. Yager is a Professor in the Counseling Program at the University of Cincinnati. He is an Ohio Professional Clinical Counselor and a Counseling Psychologist. In addition to his 35 years at the University of Cincinnati, Dr. Yager has taught at Michigan State University, the University of North Dakota, and Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. His primary areas of research interest have been counseling supervision, counselor training, and the use of video in skills training. Throughout his career, he has been actively involved in the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) and the American Counseling Association. He has served as President, Chi Sigma Iota International Honor Society for Counseling; Secretary, ACES; President, North Central ACES; and President, Ohio ACES. He has incorporated the use of “counseling-related stories” in his practicum classes for more than 20 years.

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Start: June 13, 2014 8:45 am
End: June 13, 2014 12:00 pm
Venue: Child Focus, Inc. Training Center
Phone: 513-752-1555
Address:
551-B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, OH, 45244, United States
Cost: 50.00

June 14, 2014

Easing Tension in Families: An Experiential Constellations Workshop – Cleveland

CE: 6
Description: Are family relationships stressful and confusing? Experience a unique way to understand and find peace in your family system. A Family Constellations workshop is an experience unlike any other, where your eyes open to see family relationships and their disconnection from a new perspective.
Presenters:
Philip R. Belzunce, PhD, SMFT, DAPA, RPP, CPE, CPC, BCC is a diplomate in psychotherapy, and a psychotherapist, lecturer, worldwide consultant, and supervisor for AAMFT. He applies a systemic approach integrating Gestalt, Ericksonian hypnosis, and family therapy methodologies.
Dina L. Miller, PhD, PCC-S is licensed Professional Clinical Counselor. Her experience includes community counseling, working with children, and assisting with research. She has been trained in Gestalt work and Systemic Constellations work and currently serves on the board of the Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy.
Deadline for Registration: June 13, 2014

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Start: June 14, 2014 9:00 am
End: June 14, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Gestalt Institute of Cleveland
Phone: 2164210468
Address:
1588 Hazel Drive, Cleveland, OH, 44106, United States
Cost: 125.00

June 18, 2014

Milestones Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference – Cleveland

6 CEs per day

Description:
Milestones 2-day professional ASD Conference offers practical strategies, research-based interventions, and best practices for clinical and school psychologists. More than 75 workshops to choose from featuring local and national autism experts. Sessions include topics focused on behavioral interventions, mental health issues and how autism affects social skills development.

Early Registration: $10 off until April 30, 2014
Registration Deadline: June 10, 2014

For more information and to register today, visit http://milestones.org/what-we-do/conferences/

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Start: June 18, 2014 12:00 am
End: June 18, 2014 12:00 am
Venue: Cleveland I-X Center
Address:
1 I-X Center Dr., Cleveland, OH, 44135, United States

Interventions for Attention Deficit – Cincinnati

3.0 CEs
The goal of this course is to provide caregivers with an understanding of what is going on in their child and how to manage it. The course covers practical skills and interventions at each stage of child development and applies methods throughout the life cycle. This class is short on theory and heavy on “what to do now.”
Presenter: 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: June 18, 2014 12:00 am
End: June 18, 2014 12:00 am
Venue: Child Focus, Inc. Training Center
Phone: 513-752-1555
Address:
551-B Cincinnati-Batavia Pike, Cincinnati, OH, 45244, United States
Cost: 30.00

June 19, 2014

Milestones Autism Spectrum Disorder Conference – Cleveland

6 CEs per day

Description:
Milestones 2-day professional ASD Conference offers practical strategies, research-based interventions, and best practices for clinical and school psychologists. More than 75 workshops to choose from featuring local and national autism experts. Sessions include topics focused on behavioral interventions, mental health issues and how autism affects social skills development.

Early Registration: $10 off until April 30, 2014
Registration Deadline: June 10, 2014

For more information and to register today, visit http://milestones.org/what-we-do/conferences/

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Start: June 19, 2014 8:00 am
End: June 19, 2014 5:00 pm
Venue: Cleveland I-X Center
Address:
1 I-X Center Dr., Cleveland, OH, 44135, United States

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

6 CE’s
Presenter: Paula J. Britton, Ph.D.
Dr. Britton 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. She has given over 100 local, state, and national professional presentations and workshops in the areas of supervision and ethics and has numerous publications in the area. Questions may be answered by emailing: info@paulabritton.com

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.

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Start: June 19, 2014 8:30 am
End: June 19, 2014 3:35 pm
Venue: Courtyard Columbus West Marriott
Phone: 614-771-8999
Address:
2350 Westbelt Dr. , Columbus, OH, 43228, United States
Cost: $120

June 20, 2014

Sequence V: Hot Topics in Ethics and Risk Management in Psychological Practice – Dublin

6 CE Ethics Credits, presented by Dr. Eric A. Harris–Since 1994, The Trust has partnered with state psychological associations and other groups of practicing psychologists to offer continuing education workshops. The goal of these workshops has been to increase the risk management skills and strategies employed by professional psychologists in their practices in order to protect them from adverse disciplinary actions which can be extremely stressful and have a substantial impact on a career. View full description here.

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Start: June 20, 2014 8:00 am
End: June 20, 2014 4:00 pm
Venue: The Conference Center at OCLC
Address:
6600 Kilgour Place, Dublin, 43017