April 11, 2014
CE’s 6 APPROVED FOR ETHICS
Description of program:
Curriculum 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.
Dr. Britton is a professor in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling Program at John Carroll University in Cleveland, OH. She is a licensed psychologist and a PCC-S, with over twenty 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: firstname.lastname@example.org, or phone 216-397-1710.
April 11, 2014 – April 13, 2014
Description: In this increasingly complex and sometime chaotic world, interpersonal relationships have never been more important—or more complicated! Relating effectively with others can advance your professional career and enrich your personal life. In this fast-paced, multitasking world, the ability to relate authentically is easily compromised.
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.
Karen Tomoff, LPCC-S, LICDC, MT-BC is co-chair of the Gestalt Couples and Systems Therapy Program. She has clinical experience specializing in couples, families, children and adolescents, trauma, trichotillomania, addictions, group therapy and parent coaching.
Deadline for Registration: April 10, 2014
April 11, 2014 – April 12, 2014
Description: The heroine’s journey is a mythic quest to redefine oneself as a woman in a manner that integrates body, mind and spirit. Major life changes—death, illness, divorce, miscarriage, and job change—often activate the quest with a descent into uncharted territory that may involve fear, grief, despair or a broken heart.
Lalei E. Gutierrez, PhD, SMFT, RPP, CPE, CPC, BCC is in private practice as a holistic and energy psychologist and a life, relationship and wellness coach. She is a registered polarity practitioner, educator, and a diversity consultant working with individuals, couples, and groups.
Rosanna O. Zavarella, PhD is a holistic psychologist in private practice with 25 years clinical experience working with individuals, couples and groups. She is a life, health, and wellness coach, energy healer and hypnotherapist. She combines her specialties of women’s spirituality groups and women’s self empowerment and self development with Gestalt methods.
Deadline for Registration: April 10, 2014
This course is 3CEs and includes ethics credit. The 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 April Friday 4th, 2014
April 14, 2014
3 CEs . In this information packed three hour program, a psychiatrist presents all the latest information as well as a review of major categories of psychiatric medications. The course will focus on practical information most relevant to non-physicians who work in the mental health field. The presenter will be Douglas Beech M.D., a Columbus psychiatrist with over 20 years of clinical experience.
April 15, 2014
What does it take to keep your motor running smoothly? Like a car that requires proactive maintenance, mental health professionals need regular care. Self-care and rituals ensure that your “engine” does not overheat due to over exposure to life’s demands, especially in a profession that can be stressful. Assume the role of a “mental health mechanic” and check-in for service! At this workshop, take the time to check under the “hood” for parts of you in need change or replacement. Discover tips and tricks to refresh your inner self and travel on the road to optimal wellness.
Instructor: Rita Abdallah, LISW-S, ACSW, brings over 20 years of academic preparation, professional knowledge and life experience to her passion for serving others. She received a Master’s degree in social work from the University of Connecticut School of Social Work and an undergraduate degree from John Carroll University. She is a Licensed Independent Social Worker (LISW‐S) and member of the Academy of Certified Social Workers (ACSW).Rita’s career accomplishments include: published author, researcher, speaker, consultant and volunteer. She has won local and state awards for her commitment to service. Rita has led and facilitated multiple workshops on health and healing.
Registration deadline: Tuesday, April 8, 2014
April 23, 2014
Studies show that the suicide rate is growing, and so are the numbers of family members and friends who are impacted by the death of a loved one by suicide. This workshop not only seeks to help the professional by reviewing the warning signs of suicide, but also helps them understand the “special” kind of grief associated with suicide and how to help clients navigate through this tragedy. We will also explore the necessity of the professional’s own self-care when providing care to these families.
Instructor: Matt Williams is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor with the State of Ohio and a certified clinical supervisor. He received his undergraduate degree from Anderson University in Christian Education, a graduate degree from Ashland Theological Seminary in Clinical Counseling and he is also an ordained minister. Matt has nearly 25 years of experience in pastoral ministry, counseling and teaching. He has worked in churches, hospices, funeral homes, nursing homes, an inter-city mental health agency and for a local high school where he served as a guidance counselor and school administrator. Most recently he served as the Clinical and Spiritual Director for Cornerstone of Hope, Ohio’s largest grief counseling agency. He is an Adjunct Professor of Psychology and Bible for Indiana Wesleyan University. He has been the keynote speaker or presenter for numerous organizations. Topics include grief, stress management, supervision, leadership, counseling ethics, counselor education/training, and marriage building.
Registration deadline: Friday, April 18, 2014
April 24, 2014 – April 25, 2014
Evolving Health Care Structures: Psychology’s Place at the Table
The OPA Convention is an annual event combining networking, continuing education, academic-related and OPA membership events. The 2014 Convention will be held April 24 & 25 at the Crowne Plaza North in Columbus. Visit this link for more information.
May 1, 2014
Introduction to basic concepts of modern medical hypnosis and their application in behavioral health, includes nature, depth indications, contraindications, applications and neuropsychology of hypnosis.
Lecture, demonstration, supervised practice and group discussion of hypnotic induction, deepening and closing techniques, the development and delive4ry of therapeutic suggestions, use of hypnosis in special situations: place of safety, image rehearsal, ego strengthening, self hypnosis.
Linda Popp, LPCC – Fellow, NBCCH; Diplomate, AAMH; 13 years state psychiatric service, acute receiving and chronic, resocialization populations and 20 years private hypnoanalytic practice.
Neal K Willing, LPC, MI – Certified Guided Imagery, Rossman; Certified Medical Hypnosis, 19 years independent practice, Adjunct Professor, Siena Heights University, MI.
Early Registration: $129.00 on or before April 17, 2014; $149.00 after April 17, 2014. Registrations accepted on space available basis.
Fee includes continental breakfast and mid-afternoon snack.
Go to www.hypnosisohio.com, CEU Seminars for registration, brochure, schedule, and recommended accommodations.
Psychotropic medications are increasingly being prescribed for school-aged children. Professionals working with students need to become familiar with the types and effects of medications, as well as incidence and trends in diagnosis and prescribing patterns. This overview will highlight recent findings related to disorders like Bipolar I Disorder in children, medications used for outbursts, and proposed changes in diagnostic criteria in the DSM-V. The role of the counselor, psychologist, and educator will be emphasized.
Instructor: Elliott Ingersoll is a psychologist and licensed clinical counselor in Ohio. He is professor of Counseling in the CASAL Department at Cleveland State University. He has authored or co-authored four books and over thirty articles and book chapters on topics as diverse as integrating Integral theory into training mental health professionals, psychopharmacology, and spiritual approaches to counseling.
Dr. Ingersoll consults with Integral Institute as a trainer in the Integral Psychotherapy program and as co-director of the Integral Psychology Center. He has studied and practiced Eastern and Western spiritual and physical practices. He is a founding member of Integral ReSource Group, a private consulting firm offering psychotherapy, coaching, and corporate consulting.
Registration deadline: Thursday, April 24, 2014