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Civility: Don’t be a Jerk or How to Tune-In and Be Mindful

Thursday, February 1, 2018 | 8:00 – 10:00 am

 

About the Course

This workshop will highlight the importance of creating a relational culture that acknowledges and values the importance that our inter-connectives make to the mission, values and well-being of everyone in the system. Participants will learn the basics of Nonviolent or Compassionate Communication. The workshop will also include an experiential component to practice the skills of:

Observing without judgment; identifying and expressing feelings; identifying the universal needs underlying those feelings; and the difference between making a demand and making a request. The workshop will also include: experience practicing “empathic connection” versus “non-empathic connection” and practicing the basic steps for self-empathy and a form of self-care.

 

Course Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to define the three components of Dan Siegel’s Triangle of Well-Being in an integrated system.
  2. Participants will be able to identify at least three symptoms of workplace incivility.
  3. Participants will be able to name the four steps of Nonviolent Compassionate communication as defined by Marshall Rosenberg.
  4. Participants will be able to demonstrate the steps of Nonviolent Compassionate communication.

 

Target Audience

Target audience includes psychologists, social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, recovery coaches, peer specialists, nurses, nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, and substance abuse counselors for this intermediate level of instruction.

 

CEs

  • 2.0 PCB Approved Education Credits

  • 2.0 Continuing Education Credits for Licensed Social workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family therapists

  • 2.0 Continuing Education Credits for Psychologists

  • 2.0 Continuing Education Credits for Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)

 

 

There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.

 

All attendees must arrive promptly at the beginning of the training and remain the duration of the training to receive continuing education credits. Please have license number available when signing in.

 

Persons with disabilities and special needs are encouraged to contact the registrar for further information.

 

Penn Foundation, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education credits for psychologists, and maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Penn Foundation, Inc. certifies that this seminar is free of commercial and/or other conflicts of interest.

 

About the Presenters

The Dream Team is a Penn Foundation committee that has focused on the strategic plan goal: “be a leader in our community that provides a place for an integrated model focused on wellness, prevention, and education in the community.” This committee has consistently met over the past four years and was instrumental in initiating the civility conversation; introducing Mindfulness in the Workplace; and Tai Chi Easy agency-wide.

   

Barbara Kopystecki, MA, is the clinical supervisor for Family-Based Services and Director of Trauma Services at Penn Foundation. She has extensive training and experience treating individuals and families with a history of trauma, as well as supporting and supervising clinicians in their competency development of trauma treatment. Ms. Kopystecki is the chair of the Dream Team and a strong advocate for relational development and the promotion of the Triangle of Well-Being among all employees.

 

For more information, contact Karen M. Kern at 215.453.5171 or kkern@pennfoundation.org

If you do not receive the professional benefits described in our program materials or you have some other professional complaint, please let us know in writing within 7 days of the training and we will honor your request for a refund.

Event Start February-01-2018 8:00 am
Event End February-01-2018 10:00 am
Capacity 90
Registered 42
Available place 48
Individual Price Free

SELF-INJURIOUS BEHAVIOR

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 | 8:00 – 10:00 am

 

About the Course

This course will review the pertinent aspects of adolescent brain development that contribute to self-injurious behavior. It will discuss the stressors present in the lives of today’s teens, and how that can lead to self-injurious behavior. Various factors that can contribute to self-injurious behavior are explored, as well as effective treatment approaches.

 

Course Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to explain the role that adolescent brain development plays in self-injurious behavior.
  2. Participants will be able to list at least three stressors in the lives of today’s teens that can lead to self-injurious behavior.
  3. Participants will be able to define the dynamics of self-injurious behavior.
  4. Participants will be able to describe effective treatment approaches to self-injurious behavior.

 

Target Audience

Target audience includes psychologists, social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, recovery coaches, peer specialists, nurses, nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, and substance abuse counselors for this intermediate level of instruction.

 

CEs

  • 2.0 PCB Approved Education Credits

  • 2.0 Continuing Education Credits for Licensed Social workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family therapists

  • 2.0 Continuing Education Credits for Psychologists

  • 2.0 Continuing Education Credits for Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)

 

There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.

 

All attendees must arrive promptly at the beginning of the training and remain the duration of the training to receive continuing education credits. Please have license number available when signing in.

Persons with disabilities and special needs are encouraged to contact the registrar for further information.

 

Penn Foundation, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education credits for psychologists, and maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Penn Foundation, Inc. certifies that this seminar is free of commercial and/or other conflicts of interest.

 

About the Presenter

Lois Dodson, LPC, holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology from Temple University and a Master’s Degree in Counseling Psychology from Temple University. She is a licensed professional counselor in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. She has been a staff member of Penn Foundation for 24 years, and she has extensive experience in working with children, adolescents, and families. Ms. Dodson currently serves as the School Services Coordinator for Penn Foundation, providing mental health liaison services to the Student Assistance Program teams in the Pennridge, Palisades, and Quakertown School Districts. Ms. Dodson is Vice-President of Sellersville Borough Council. She is a member of the American Counseling Association and the American Association of Marriage and Family therapists. She resides in Sellersville, PA and has two grown children and four grandchildren.

 

For more information, contact Karen M. Kern at 215.453.5171 or kkern@pennfoundation.org

If you do not receive the professional benefits described in our program materials or you have some other professional complaint, please let us know in writing within 7 days of the training and we will honor your request for a refund.

Event Start February-21-2018 8:00 am
Event End February-21-2018 10:00 am
Capacity 90
Registered 58
Available place 32
Individual Price Free
Event Start February-21-2018 4:30 pm
Event End February-21-2018 5:30 pm
Capacity 15
Registered 3
Available place 12
Individual Price Free
Event Start March-21-2018 4:30 pm
Event End March-21-2018 5:30 pm
Capacity 15
Registered 0
Available place 15
Individual Price Free

  PROFESSIONAL BOUNDARIES FOR THE DIRECT SERVICE PROFESSIONAL

Wednesday, March 28, 2018 | 8:00 – 10:00 am

About the Course

This training, oriented to direct service professionals, addresses the unique aspects of maintaining professional boundaries in community mental health and substance abuse services. The training will explore areas, such as, self-awareness/counter-transference, dual relationships, self-disclosure, use of social media and the process of ethical decision-making. Participants will have the opportunity to explore case examples through small group discussion.

 

Course Objectives

  1. Participants will be able to define the concept of professional boundaries with persons served.
  2. Participants will engage in self-awareness exercises to identify transference/counter-transference responses.
  3. Participants will be able to identify at least four examples of dual relationships.
  4. Participants will be able to define when self-disclosure is appropriate and when self-disclosure is not inappropriate.
  5. Participants will be able to list at least three steps to the process of ethical decision-making.

 

Target Audience

Target audience includes psychologists, social workers, professional counselors, marriage and family therapists, recovery coaches, peer specialists, nurses, nurse practitioners, psychiatrists, and substance abuse counselors for this intermediate level of instruction.

 

CEs

  • 2.0 PCB Approved Education Credits

  • 2.0 Continuing Education Credits for Licensed Social workers, Licensed Professional Counselors, and Licensed Marriage and Family therapists

  • 2.0 Continuing Education Credits for Registered Nurses (RN) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN)

 

There is no conflict of interest or commercial support for this program.

 

All attendees must arrive promptly at the beginning of the training and remain the duration of the training to receive continuing education credits. Please have license number available when signing in.

 

Persons with disabilities and special needs are encouraged to contact the registrar for further information.

 

About the Presenter

Amy Maurizio, MBA, MS, CAADC, has 19 years’ experience working in the behavioral health field with 17 years focusing on substance use and co-occurring disorders. Ms. Maurizio has a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, a Master’s Degree in Health Education and an MBA. Additionally, Ms. Maurizio is a Certified Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor (CAADC). Ms. Maurizio has received specialized training in several evidence-based practices including Seeking Safety, Trauma Recovery Empowerment Model and Motivational Interviewing.  Ms. Maurizio’s professional interests include leadership, trauma and behavior change.

 

Lu Mauro, M.Ed., CPRP is the Associate Director of Mental Health Rehabilitation Services at Penn Foundation. In this role, she oversees several community based programs designed to address the employment, education, wellness, social, residential needs and desires of individuals with psychiatric diagnoses as well as those with co-occurring substance abuse disorders. Ms. Mauro is the former director of Penn Foundation’s Wellspring Clubhouse and she has 32 years of experience and leadership in community behavioral health services. She has served on the Board of Directors for both the PA Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation, PA Clubhouse Coalition, and the International Clubhouse Advisory Council. She has presented on psychiatric rehabilitation and the Clubhouse Model at numerous local, state, national and international conferences and was names a Dincin Fellow by the Psychiatric Rehabilitation Association in 2014.

 

For more information, contact Karen M. Kern at 215.453.5171 or kkern@pennfoundation.org

If you do not receive the professional benefits described in our program materials or you have some other professional complaint, please let us know in writing within 7 days of the training and we will honor your request for a refund.

Event Start March-28-2018 8:00 am
Event End March-28-2018 10:00 am
Capacity 90
Registered 0
Available place 90
Individual Price Free
Event Start April-24-2018 4:30 pm
Event End April-24-2018 5:30 pm
Capacity 15
Registered 1
Available place 14
Individual Price Free
Event Start May-22-2018 4:30 pm
Event End May-22-2018 5:30 pm
Capacity 15
Registered 0
Available place 15
Individual Price Free

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