Continuing Education Workshops

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C.E. Workshop Learning Objectives

Saturday, March 8, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
 
The Impact of Working on Psychological Health - Implications for Practice, Public Policy, and Research (Blustein) - Participants will:
 
1.       Learn the latest theoretical developments in the psychology of working and career development.
 
2.       Learn new ways of integrating an affirming and inclusive approach to working in counseling and psychotherapy.
 
Training Counseling Psychologists to Work in Medical Settings (Adams) - Participants will:
 
1.       Explain the unique capability of counseling psychologists to practice effectively in healthcare settings.
 
2.       Describe curricular innovations that will position counseling psychology academic programs to provide applicable training for healthcare settings.
3.      
List the challenges facing counseling psychologists attempting to train and practice in healthcare settings.
4.       Describe the collaborative process between counseling psychologists and medical professionals working in healthcare settings.
 
5.       List the resources available for counseling psychology students and faculty interested in developing expertise in health psychology.
 
Saturday, March 8, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 
Working with African American Clients and Families (Boyd Franklin) - Participants will:
 
1.       Develop a greater understanding of the subtleties of African American culture.
 
2.       Learn more effective strategies for joining and intervening with African American clients and families.
 
3.       Understand the role of spirituality and religion in African American families through illustration and learn how to utilize these strengths in therapy.
 
4.       Learn how to involve key extended family members in the treatment process.
 
5.       Learn the importance of "the counselor's use of self" in the treatment of African American clients and families.
 
Saturday, March 8, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 
Ethical Challenges for Counseling Psychologists (Behnke) - Participants will:
 
Identify a process for resolving ethical and legal dilemmas.
 
1.       Find specific ways to minimize exposure to ethical liability.
 
2.       Learn how to use ethics Code as tools to facilitate ethical decision-making.
 
3.       Identify significant differences and similarities between the ethics codes of the American Psychological Association, the National Association of Social Workers, and the American Counseling Association;
4.       Understand how specific standards in these ethics code relate to day-to-day clinical practice.
 
Saturday, March 8, 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
 
When Religious Freedom Intersects with Social Justice Advocacy (Boggs) - Participants will: 
 
1.       Learn about potential issues that may arise with individual faculty and program requirements when religious values conflict with social justice advocacy.
 
2.       Learn basic deliberative dialogue and conflict resolution techniques.
 
3.       Learn how to manage conflicts in facilitated dialogues with students.
 
Saturday, March 8, 3:15 pm - 5:15 pm
 
The Millon College Counseling Inventory (MCCI): Measuring the Mental Health Needs of Today's Students (Strack) - Participants will:
 
1.       Learn about the MCCI's theoretical background and developmental history.
 
2.       Learn what is measured by the test's response style, personality, expressed concerns, and clinical signs scales.
 
3.       Learn the psychometric properties of each scale.
 
4.       Learn an effective strategy for test interpretation.
 
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