To critically examine current challenges in professional ethics and boundaries, examining areas of challenge, and provide concrete tools for decision-making which can bring about good clinical outcomes while avoiding pitfalls. Through case examples as well as ethical challenges provided by attendees, a variety of gray areas and dilemmas will be utilized to formulate ways to avoid trouble while producing good outcomes. Written materials will provide additional resources.
This didactic and experiential workshop will focus on several aspects of working with clients in a counseling and psychotherapeutic setting utilizing Adlerian psychology as the theoretical basis. The aspects to be considered include the assessment of the client’s symptoms, the purpose of the symptoms, the identification and establishment of treatment goals, the identification and establishment of the client-counselor relationship, and the assessment of present, future, and past styles of movement.
This didactic and experiential workshop will focus on learning, demonstrating, and utilizing three specific styles of case consultation. The three models of case consultation are based on the theory and practice of Adlerian psychology.
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.
Adler was a genius far ahead of his time. Eighty years after his death, contemporary psychologists are, with increasing regularity, publishing landmark studies that appear to reveal “new” levels of understanding that promise to change the course of human understanding. Without exception, these reports further validate the descriptions offered by Adler years ago. In this program, the foundational elements of Adlerian/Dreikursian theory are presented reactive to their relationship between topics in contemporary society, including empirical and popular psychology.
Based on the work of Irvin Yalom, Alfred Adler, Systemic Theory, and crisis intervention strategies, this training is designed to help facilitators maximize the effectiveness of group treatment modalities by utilizing “here-and-now” interventions to bring awareness to personal experiences as they unfold during group sessions. Strategies for implementing group norms, redirecting/deescalating discussions, engaging hesitant clients, building group cohesiveness, building on client strengths, and helping facilitators maintain positive regard for clients will be introduced and discussed.
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.