Professional Trainings and Seminars
VIRTUAL TRAINING on Friday February 19th, 2021 9:00AM-12:00PM (3 hours of training – You will be emailed ZOOM credentials)
Event: Secondary Trauma and Self Care: The Therapists Guide
Speaker: Anne Lange, BSN, LMSW, ACSW, MSU School of Social Work
Learning Objectives:9:00am – 12:00am Secondary traumatic stress occurs because of exposure to the traumatic experiences of others. Professionals and other caregivers that are exposed to secondary traumatic stress can develop symptoms similar to post-traumatic stress disorder. This exposure results in adverse effects to the mind, brain, and body. In this workshop, you will learn about these adverse effects from a physical and emotional perspective. You will discuss concrete intervention models and strategies that promote reduced anxiety and a sense of well-being for both the client and the helper. You will also learn mindfulness techniques and the importance of self-compassion. As a result of this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the effects of trauma exposure for clients and helping professionals.
- Apply concrete mindfulness strategies to support healing of the brain, mind and body, which promotes a sense of well-being.
- Summarize the science based strategies and impact of self-compassion.
- Describe various intervention models that support mindfulness and resilience.
VIRTUAL MEETING on Friday March 5th 9:00AM-12:00PM (3 hours of training – You will be emailed ZOOM credentials)
Event: Practicing Ethically In a Virtual Space: Critical Challenges
Speaker: Dr. Tana Bridge, PhD, LMSW
Learning Objectives:9:00am – 11:00am Ethics are more than guiding principles; they are foundations for practice. This training will provide an overview of the Code of Ethics which govern the practice of social workers, counselors, and psychologists. Participants will explore critical consideration in tele-behavioral health practice including confidentiality, informed consent, at -risk clients, etc. A model to guide decision making will be explored. As a result of this training, participants will:
- Understand the Code of Ethics and standards of their profession.
- Recognize those areas where ethical breeches are most likely to occur.
- Recognize the unique challenges at the intersect of Technology Assistance and Ethics.
- Develop working knowledge of an ethical decision-making framework.