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Marriage & Family Therapy (MFT) National Exam Test Prep

7/28/2018 - 10:00am to 3:00pm CDT

Recent graduates preparing to take the Marriage & Family Therapy national exam will review:

  • Examination Processes from Beginning to End
  • 6 Core Competencies
  • MFT Theorists
  • Sample Questions
  • Resources for Studying
  • Successful Studying Strategies
  • Q&A

This workshop will be taught by Megahn Williams, MA, LMFT, MN Board and AAMFT Approved Supervisor and Dr. Rachelle Reinisch, DMFT. There will be a 30 minute lunch break. Please bring your own lunch.

Spiritual Self-Talk: A Psycho-Spiritual Approach to Healing Mistaken Beliefs

8/3/2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CDT

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.

Clinical Supervision: Ethical, Legal, & Practice Issues

8/4/2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CDT

This workshop will utilize didactic presentation, handouts, exercises, and videotape vignettes. It will examine clinical supervision from the perspective of various ethical, legal, and practice issues. The focus will be on the supervision of counseling and psychotherapy but supervision of assessment will also be addressed as well as boundaries challenges in the supervisory relationship. To register for the workshop, click here.

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences: Building Self-Healing Communities

8/15/2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CDT

This workshop will review the research concerning the effects of maltreatment on the developing brain, the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) and ways of promoting resiliency in the school setting. ACES experiences affect student’s ability to do well in school, both socially and academically. Data from the 2016 Minnesota Student Survey will be explored.

Consultation, Resilience, and Suicide Prevention: Adlerian Approaches Using Evidence Based Research

8/16/2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CDT

Latest research from 2017 and 2018 on the adolescent brain continues to evolve and inform counselors best practice working with students in decision making, emotional regulation and reward processing. We will focus on these major factors including resiliency and its place within the school and community as a result of latest research in this area. We will also help educators and counselors identify at risk behaviors at this age and how to most effectively assess for suicide and other self-injurious behaviors.

Create an Effective Profitable Practice

8/17/2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CDT

Since 1984, John has helped at least 100 practitioners create a personal and customized practice. This workshop is just that---you will work through a known and specific process that covers and clarifies purpose, mission, services, goals, marketing materials and marketing process. While the workshop has helped many get a good and definite start, it has also helped veteran practitioners review and refine their existing process.

Introduction to Integrative and Complementary Healing

8/25/2018 - 9:00am CDT to 8/26/2018 - 4:30pm CDT

This is a 15-hour non-credit, 2-day CEU course serving to educate attendees on the basic foundations of integrative and complementary healing in relation to clinical applications. The course also covers philosophical and ethical underpinnings for the clinician as technician and healer. Part 1 is Saturday, August 25, 2018. Part 2 is Sunday, August 26, 2018. Ticket purchases get you in to both days. To register, click here

Clinical Supervision Training (45 CE)

9/6/2018 - 6:00pm CDT to 10/15/2018 - 9:00pm CDT

This 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.

Healing Fictions: Fiction Over Fact Always Has My Vote!

9/8/2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CDT

Is our life based on fact or fiction? What is the difference? Based on Hans Vaihinger’s work on fictions, Adler spoke of “fictions” and their role in our lives and in therapy. Are fictions useful or useless? Do they help us live better lives or do they lead us down the road of destruction? Is it possible to live life without fictions? Is it desirable to live our life without fictions? These are issues that will be discussed in this workshop along with some suggestions on how to deal with fictions in the therapy process.

Addictions: An Adlerian Perspective

9/15/2018 - 9:00am to 4:30pm CDT

This didactic and experiential workshop will focus on defining addictions, understanding the purpose of addictions, designing strategies for understanding the addicted and the affected, developing intervention strategies for the addicted and the affected, and exploring treatment options for the addicted and the affected. These five focal points will be based on the theory and practice of Adlerian psychology and will be presented in an atmosphere characterized by empathy, encouragement, equality, and education.

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