This online course provides 45 hours of training in clinical supervision. The course covers major models of clinical supervision; development and maintenance of the supervisor-supervisee relationship; ethical and legal aspects in clinical supervision; cultural competence in clinical supervision; and structuring, intervention, and evaluation practices in clinical supervision. The course meets the Minnesota Board of Behavioral Health and Therapy educational requirements for licensed professional counselors (LPCs and LPCCs) who intend to seek the approved-supervisor credential.
We live in challenging times and clients who are struggling to function in their lives increasingly impacts our own resilience. Effective self-care is an important component of clinical work. Authentic Movement (AM) is a form of self-directed embodied expression that facilitates deep listening and processing of internal needs and experiences. In this workshop, participants will be introduced to Authentic Movement (AM) as a whole-person self-care practice. We will also explore multi-modal techniques for using AM to unfold less conscious aspects of our experiences.
Trauma significantly impacts our physical, emotional, and psychological identity as well as our interpersonal relationships. This experiential and didactic workshop will introduce somatic and body/movement-based therapy techniques for working with clients who have experienced trauma, including 1) neurological perspectives on the impact of trauma; 2) specific body and movement-based interventions for working with various types of trauma; and 3) considerations for working with groups and individuals from a multicultural perspective.
This course will explore a variety of addictions including, gambling, sex, food, and technology, while the main focus will be on Substance Use Disorders. Students will consider ethical and multicultural issues, and explore how art therapy can be integrated throughout the various stages of recovery. Students will learn through research, reading, discussion, and personal art-based reflection both in and out of the classroom. It is available for 15 hour CE's and is led by Lisa Lounsbury, MA, LMFT, ATR. The course is our 557.11 class offering.
This interactive training will focus on exploring ways to help families engage and create positive energy through play. Activities presented can be used with young children, as well as adolescents. You will gain an understanding of the purpose of children’s behaviors and how you can assist parents in using this knowledge to direct children toward a positive goal. We will also address the difference between “discipline” and “punishment”, and find ways to “re-frame” behavior, in order to help parents create meaningful change.
2-day workshop teaching Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT): the Pioneering Approach that Heralded in the Cognitive Revolution in Psychotherapy.
Presented by Dr Debbie Joffe Ellis - the wife of the brilliant Albert Ellis, PhD - and who worked with him in every area of their work.
Psychodrama: Learn action therapy by participating in a group that will help you explore "unfinished business" through role-play.
In this interactive, 3-day workshop, explore and expand your understanding of the newly emerging paradigm on aging. Enhance your therapeutic skills and competencies as you work with or consider working with the fastest growing segment of the population. Rather than view aging with limiting and debilitating beliefs, the aging process is more and more becoming a time replete with rich opportunities dedicated to creating meaning and purpose. Connecting with clients through this new and different perspective enables a continued sense of relevancy and community belonging.
Whatever inner voice or “self-talk” people follow will create their experience. Since human nature is unconsciously conditioned to operate from ego, they often follow a voice of fear, creating “mistaken beliefs” that immobilize and limit their potential. Given the basic premise that we can choose our thoughts, participants will learn how to identify and heal mistaken, fear-based beliefs and the feelings that result from them.