Workshops & Courses
For Professionals & Agency Personnel
Virtual Fall Speaker Series
Traumatic Stress & Mind-Body Practices
This workshop will review Traumatic Stress and how physical postures, mindfulness, breathing, meditation, and other practices can help to reduce symptoms. Attendees will assess their role as the therapist in recommending these practices, and engaging clients in healthy coping techniques as part of treatment planning. This workshop will also share time-tested techniques for self-regulation and self-realization, to support individuals in achieving their full potential
Motivational Interviewing & Harm Reduction
This course will review the concepts of motivational interviewing and harm reduction as they pertain to individuals who abuse alcohol and other drugs. This course also aims to review how to utilize motivational interviewing strategies in work with individuals with substance use disorders who are not ready to commit to sobriety, and how to reduce harm while increasing the individual’s readiness to change.
Promoting LBGTQ+ Wellbeing in Schools and Counseling
Workshop participants will gain critical skills, tools, knowledge and connections to help lead the support efforts to create more inclusive environments for lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, non-binary, queer and questioning youth in schools. Participants will learn ways to support the mental and physical health of LGBTQ youth and increase their cultural competency around working with transgender and non-binary youth.