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CEMI307  –  Adolescent Self-Injurious Behavior: Understanding the Dynamics, Identifying the Risk Factors, and Developing Counseling Strategies

The challenges that face today’s youth are oftentimes quite stressful – peer pressure, substance abuse, violence, pressure to excel, and more. As a result, teens may engage in coping strategies that are unhealthy and potentially dangerous. Self-injurious behavior is one such strategy that is not uncommon in teen culture. As clinicians, it is imperative that we understand the dynamics surrounding this behavior, the warning signs and risk factors associated with self-injury, and effective strategies to engage and support those we work with. Through large and small group activities, and discussion, you will learn about adolescent development and self-injurious behavior, strategies of engagement, and effective therapeutic methods designed to address this issue. Upon completion of this workshop, you will:
    • Increase understanding of adolescent development
    • Increase knowledge of warning signs and risk factors
    • Understand dynamics associated with self-injurious behavior
    • Attain additional counseling strategies
    • Increase comfort and competency pertaining to clinical skills

Additional Info: Course provides 6 contact hour for NYS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Course provides 6 hour of continuing education credits for NYS Licensed Clinical and Master Social Workers.

Date(s) Meeting Day(s) Time Location    
5/12/2021 W 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Fee: $149.00 Share

 

 

CEMI389  –  Embodied Practices

In this interactive and informative course, you will gain an understanding and curiosity towards;
    • Embodiment theory and embodied cognition
    • Neurobiological perspectives on states of emotions and perceptions
    • Looking at somatic presentations of trauma and tragedy
    • Types of embodied practices and strategies
    • Skillfulness and confidence utilizing embodied practices in session Course provides 4 contact hours for NYS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Course provides 4 hours of continuing education credits for NYS Licensed Clinical and Master Social Workers.

Additional Info: Course provides 4 contact hour for NYS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Course provides 4 hour of continuing education credits for NYS Licensed Clinical and Master Social Workers.

Date(s) Meeting Day(s) Time Location    
5/17/2021 F 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM Fee: $89.00 Share

 

 

CEPE631  –  Facing New Challenges: Contemporary Ethical Considerations for Social Work Practitioners

Ethical and legal issues encountered by social work professionals today may not have existed in the past. You will review key ethical and legal terms and identify and discuss ethical dilemmas in contemporary practice. Strategies for addressing and resolving situations in which ethics are compromised will also be discussed. Topics will include: technology in professional practice, ethics in supervision, self assessment, managing dual relationships, workplace hostility, and cultural responsiveness. You will learn:
    • To identify the distinctions between morals, ethics, and standards of practice
    • To recognize and explore the differences between personal and professional ethics
    • To understand the complexities of competing agendas in professional practice
    • To confront and examine ethical dilemmas in contemporary social work practice
    • To consider different ethical frameworks for addressing ethical concerns and resolving complex situations in unbiased ways
    • To identify the skills and resources that are necessary for responding to ethical dilemmas Course provides 6 hours of continuing education credits for NYS LMSW and LCSW.

Additional Info: Course provides 6 contact hour for NYS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Course provides 6 hour of continuing education credits for NYS Licensed Clinical and Master Social Workers.

Date(s) Meeting Day(s) Time Location    
5/21/2021 F 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Fee: $149.00 Share

 

 

CEMI336  –  Chemically Dependent Family Systems

The disease of chemical dependency not only affects the individual suffering, but greatly impacts the entire family system. Relationships erode, dysfunctional roles emerge, and structure breaks down. Through this presentation, you will gain greater insight into the dynamics surrounding chemically dependent family systems, learn intervention strategies that support all family members, and to design treatment plans that capitalize on family strengths and resources.

Additional Info:

No currently scheduled courses available, Contact Biz for more information Biz@tompkinscortland.edu.

 

 

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CEMI385  –  Coping with Racial Trauma

This interactive workshop will provide information on racial trauma that has been impacting communities of color all across the nation. The presenter will share mental health approaches related to community healing, as well as encourage you to engage in discussion around navigating and coping with racial trauma, both personally and professionally. You will:
    • Gain knowledge related to racial trauma and the mental health impacts of such violence on communities of color
    • Learn about the history of racial trauma and the impact on the human brain and development
    • Learn professional responsibilities in working with individuals affected by racial trauma and social violence
    • Engage in discussions around healing and coping with the effects of racial trauma Course provides 1 contact hour for NYS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Course provides 1 hour of continuing education credits for NYS Licensed Clinical and Master Social Workers.

Additional Info:

No currently scheduled courses available, Contact Biz for more information Biz@tompkinscortland.edu.

 

 

CEMI386  –  Long-Term Impact of ACE’s: Looking Through a Complex Trauma Lens

There are so many experiences a child can have which are traumatic. Many of these experiences will lead to complex trauma in children, which will have a long-term impact. This workshop will explore the type of traumatic experiences, which can lead to complex trauma. Additionally, you will be introduced to the Adverse Childhood Experiences Questionnaire (ACE’s). You will: ● Understand types of traumatic experiences that impact children ● Define complex trauma in children ● Be introduced to the Adverse Childhood Experiences Questionnaire and study ● Possess a basic understand of the neurobiology of trauma ● Identify the possible physical and behavioral consequences of complex trauma in children, adolescents and adults Course provides 6 contact hour for NYS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Course provides 6 hour of continuing education credits for NYS Licensed Clinical and Master Social Workers.

Additional Info:

No currently scheduled courses available, Contact Biz for more information Biz@tompkinscortland.edu.

 

 

CEMI387  –  Treatment Approaches and Special Considerations for Clients Who Experience Trauma

Working with clients who have experienced trauma requires us to develop as many additional skills as possible. Before a client can begin to reprocess trauma we need to assess if the client is ready, the current level of stability, and which treatment modalities and interventions to use. You will: ● Learn how to assess for safety and current level of stability ● Understand coping mechanisms being used by the client ● Learn grounding and self-care techniques ● Explore a variety of current treatment modalities ● Learn trauma-informed interventions ● Discover holistic approaches that can be used in addition to treatment ● Review cases and assess readiness for treatment Course provides 6 contact hour for NYS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Course provides 6 hour of continuing education credits for NYS Licensed Clinical and Master Social Workers.

Additional Info:

No currently scheduled courses available, Contact Biz for more information Biz@tompkinscortland.edu.

 

 

For Our Community

CEMI390  –  A Debrief: The US Sociopolitical Climate & the Work Ahead

Description: This interactive workshop will provide space for participants to debrief the political climate as it relates to the recent US election, as well as a number of different current social movements in the country. The space will provide participants with discussion prompts to explore current social attitudes, as well as focus on unity and healing work that is ahead of this nation. Program Objectives: 1. Participants will be able to gain knowledge related to various socio-political challenges in this country and how they have impacted various communities. 2. Participants will be able to use the space to discuss important values and viewpoints as they relate to the current political climate in the US. 3. Participants will be able to engage in discussion and conversations around the work of this nation in the coming years as it relates to unifying and healing the nation.

Additional Info:

No currently scheduled courses available, Contact Biz for more information Biz@tompkinscortland.edu.

 

 

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CEMI392  –  Recognizing and Managing Intrinsic and Extrinsic Counselor Bias

Counselor bias can greatly impact the therapeutic alliance, alter outcomes, and even go unnoticed by all parties. In fact, some preconceived notions are so imbedded in our psyche, that we as counselors may not be aware that they are influencing our interactions. In this training, participants will learn strategies to recognize their own biases, gain a greater understanding of how biases can impact the counseling process, and techniques to manage negative preconceived notions. Description of teaching methods to be used: PowerPoint presentation, large/small group discussion and activities, case analysis Learning objectives of the course/educational activity: Participants will gain knowledge, skills, and confidence in relation to: (A) understanding the concepts of intrinsic and extrinsic bias, (B) a greater understanding of the self as it relates to personal biases, (C) strategies to manage preconceived notions in service of the therapeutic alliance

Additional Info: Course provides 6 contact hour for NYS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Course provides 6 hour of continuing education credits for NYS Licensed Clinical and Master Social Workers.

Date(s) Meeting Day(s) Time Location    
6/21/2021 M 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Web/Distance Learning Course Fee: $149.00 Share

 

 

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CEMI393  –  Telehealth and the Emerging Face of On-Line Therapy

Although the COVID-19 virus did not create the use of on-line therapy, it certainly has hastened its popularity. In response to social contact restrictions, and health-based concerns, more people are seeking support via modern technology. Whether computers or smart phones, this trend is gaining momentum throughout the country. This training is designed to assist clinicians establish a successful therapeutic alliance designed to meet the needs of their clients. Some of the many areas covered will include: the “office set up,” creating safe space/safe place, the work before the work, making contact, minimizing distractions, client engagement, using technology to you and your client’s advantage, maintaining the tenets of therapy, and thinking out of the box. Learning objectives of the course/educational activity: Participants will gain knowledge, skills, and confidence in relation to: (A) establishing an effective on-line counseling practice, (B) a greater understanding of technology and how it relates to the therapeutic process, (C) strategies to meet the needs of our clientele through the use of clinical skills and technological savvy The participants will be familiarized with the nuances of an on-line counseling practice, explore counseling strategies and how they may be implemented through modern-day technology, creating a successful practice designed to meet the needs of all clients

Additional Info: Course provides 6 contact hour for NYS Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists and Licensed Mental Health Counselors. Course provides 6 hour of continuing education credits for NYS Licensed Clinical and Master Social Workers.

Date(s) Meeting Day(s) Time Location    
7/15/2021 R 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM Web/Distance Learning Course Fee: $149.00 Share

 

 

CEPE105  –  Introduction to Notary Public

Prepare for the New York State Notary Public test and gain a comprehensive view of the Notary Public office. Confusing laws, concepts, and procedures will be clearly explained and clarified. Examples will be provided to illuminate situations that a Notary Public officer is likely to encounter. Topics include avoiding conflicts of interest, maintaining professional ethics, charging proper fees, handling special situations, when to defer to an attorney, and minimizing legal liability. This workshop is a must for Notary Public candidates to become fully aware of the authority, duties and responsibilities involved in this office. All materials will be provided including website links to NYS Department of State licensing information, booklets and forms. Also featured is an 80 question Practice Exam which attempts to emulate the actual New York State mandatory exam.

Additional Info:

No currently scheduled courses available, Contact Biz for more information Biz@tompkinscortland.edu.

 

 

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