Continuing Education

February 20
Pro Bono Clinician Orientation

2020 Professional Continuing Education Workshop 

Featured Presenters: Amy Greensfelder, LMSW, and Sherri Bloom, LCSW-C

Date: February 20, 2020
Time: 9:00 am to 10:30 am

Location:

5900 Metro Drive

Baltimore, MD 21215

Featured Presenters

  • Amy Greensfelder, LMSW
  • Sherri Bloom, LCSW-C

Registration Fee

  • FREE for Pro Bono Counseling Project Clinicians

One (1) CE Credit*

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Analyze ethical implications of providing pro bono services
  2. Assess impact of providing pro bono services on current clinical practice
  3. Make a plan to address socio-economic, cultural, and racial issues in therapy
  4. Explain professional benefits of providing pro bono mental health care

 

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The Pro Bono Counseling Project is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Pro Bono Counseling Project maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Maryland Boards of Social Work Examiners and Professional Counselors and Therapists certify that this program meets the criteria for one credit hour of continuing education for social workers, professional counselors, and therapists licensed in Maryland.

CE credit is granted to participants with documented attendance at individual workshops. Attendance is monitored. Credit will not be granted to registrants who arrive more than 15 minutes late or depart 15 minutes early from a session. It is the responsibility of registrants to comply with these requirements.

March 12

“Walking the Red Road: Guidance on Working with Urban Native Americans”

2020 Professional Continuing Education Workshop 

Featured Presenters: Dustin Richardson, LCPC, Clinical Director with Native American Lifelines; Tavi Hawn, LCSW-C; Jessica Dickerson, BS, Medical Case Manager, Native American Lifelines; Sheba Sheikha

Date: March 12, 2020
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location:

5900 Metro Drive

Baltimore, MD 21215

Featured Presenters

  • Dustin Richardson, LCPC, Clinical Director with Native American Lifelines
  • Tavi Hawn, LCSW-C
  • Jessica Dickerson, BS, Medical Case Manager, Native American Lifelines
  • Sheba Sheikha

Registration Fee

  • $99/person
  • FREE for Pro Bono Counseling Project Clinicians

Six (6) CE Credits*

 

Learning Objectives

  1. Identify key pieces of political issues, socioeconomic challenges, and historical events related to Native American clients.
  2. Utilize trauma-informed care and interventions with Native American individuals.
  3. Demonstrate evaluation and treatment methods that are culturally appropriate with Native American clients.
  4. Analyze historical views on sexuality and its impact on trauma within Native American populations.

 

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The Pro Bono Counseling Project is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Pro Bono Counseling Project maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Maryland Boards of Social Work Examiners and Professional Counselors and Therapists certify that this program meets the criteria for six credit hours of continuing education for social workers, professional counselors, and therapists licensed in Maryland.

CE credit is granted to participants with documented attendance at individual workshops. Attendance is monitored. Credit will not be granted to registrants who arrive more than 15 minutes late or depart 15 minutes early from a session. It is the responsibility of registrants to comply with these requirements.

April 17

24th Annual Speakers Forum Fundraiser

“The Climate of Fear: Religion, Politics, Money, and the Environment”

2020 Professional Continuing Education Workshop 

Featured Presenters: Justin Lee, PhD, LCSW; Jennifer Panning, PsyD; Sally Palaian, PhD; and Lise Van Susteren, MD, and Stacey Colino, MSJ, BA

Date: April 17, 2020
Time: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

Location:

Sheppard Pratt Conference Center

6501 N. Charles Street

Baltimore, MD 21204

Featured Presenters

  • Justin Lee, PhD, LCSW
  • Jennifer Panning, PsyD
  • Sally Palaian, PhD
  • Lise Van Susteren, MD, and Stacey Colino, MSJ, BA

Registration Fee

  • $119/person EARLY BIRD (by 2/29/2020)
  • $149/person REGULAR ADMISSION (after 3/1/2020)
  • $99/person ACTIVE PBCP VOLUNTEER RATE

Six (6) CE Credits*

Many Americans are worried about hot-topic conversations involving politics, climate change, religion, and money. As a clinician you too may have your own concerns about these subjects. Join us for a day of learning how therapists can work with clients who are exploring the impacts of these topics.


Religion

“Clinical Work in Transitional Faith Experiences: How Leaving Religion Impacts Mental Health”
Presenter – Justin Lee, PhD, LCSW
Learning Objectives
•Identify 3 key challenges that exist within the therapeutic relationship when addressing faith
transitions.
•Explain the clinical responsibilities to clients experiencing faith transitions.
•Apply evidence-based assessment and interventions with clients experiencing faith transitions.

Politics
“The Sociopolitical Climate of Fear: Helping our Clients and Ourselves Navigate Uncertainty”
Presenter – Jennifer Panning, PsyD
Learning Objectives
•Identify three contributing factors to political anxieties
•List three coping skills to help clients who report heightened anxiety
•Identify pros and cons of therapist disclosing personal political beliefs to their clients
•Name three vulnerable populations who may be particularly impacted by fears

Money
“Money Matters – Both Ours and Our Clients”
Presenter – Sally Palaian, PhD
Learning Objectives
•Identify emotional and circumstantial origins to financial beliefs and behavior
•Recognize financial countertransference and identify how a clinician’s own relationship to money impacts the dynamics in a therapeutic relationship
•Learn techniques to help clients with their financial transference
•Identify treatment issues related to client’s finances
•Understand how different financial blueprints interact with each other
•Identify the difference between normal, dysfunctional and addictive financial problems.
•Identify typical financial disorders

Environment
“Climate and Mental Health”
Presenters – Lise Van Susteren, MD, and Stacey Colino, MSJ, BA
Learning Objectives
•Identify the physical and emotional toll of climate disruption.
•Describe communication techniques that work to change a culture.
•Discuss the unique skills MHPs have to restore emotional healing.
•Harnessing the gifts of nature and the role of evolutionary biology.

Register Online Now

The Pro Bono Counseling Project is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Pro Bono Counseling Project maintains responsibility for this program and its content. The Maryland Boards of Social Work Examiners and Professional Counselors and Therapists certify that this program meets the criteria for six credit hours of continuing education for social workers, professional counselors, and therapists licensed in Maryland.

CE credit is granted to participants with documented attendance at individual workshops. Attendance is monitored. Credit will not be granted to registrants who arrive more than 15 minutes late or depart 15 minutes early from a session. It is the responsibility of registrants to comply with these requirements.