diana wisdom

Calling all levels of program development and implementation! How do we ensure the best deliverables for clients in the most effective way? We invite you to join analytics guru Diana File, MA, as we bring data and spreadsheets to life! Whether your focus is direct service or program management; if you practice in a clinical setting or macro advocacy, whether it’s focus groups, surveys, or community polling, you’re sure to enjoy a look at ways to collect information, measure real impact, and produce actionable feedback, giving programs new tools for success, and cultivating a deeper connection among program staff to the organizational mission. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


alexis

Alexis Cate LCSW, CCTP, CASAC-T, guides participants into the corridor of how trauma memories are processed and the key component the body plays in trauma response. A review of assessment as it relates to Post Traumatic Stress Disorder diagnosis, as well as trauma reactions coexisting with fellow mental health diagnoses will be discussed, as well as insights surrounding the application of trauma informed therapy and related practices. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


katherine

Join pediatrician Dr. Katherine Teets Grimm, M.D. as we examine the medical, social and behavioral aspects of identifying and reporting child abuse. Participants will gain enhanced insight surrounding behavioral and physical indicators of child abuse as well as processes, procedures and important ethical considerations when reporting child abuse. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits – Ethics.*


megan

Megan Montgomery, LMSW, LICSW guides us through a Trauma Informed perspective when working with clients in the world of adoption. Participants will gain insights on confronting grief and loss in adoption, recognizing how each person impacted by adoption may experience unique grief and loss, and identifying why a trauma informed approach is necessary. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


Join Angela B. Duncan PhD, as we navigate the ethics-based obligation to optimize client care. Participants will define and examine risk factors associated with deficient therapist self awareness of limitations, evaluate potential effects on the therapeutic relationship, discuss ethical standards and practices to heighten awareness of physical or emotional barriers and related decision-making processes, and identify when outside referral may be necessary to ensure fidelity to client interest and promote optimal client outcomes. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits – Ethics.*


delprete

Study the Ethical imperatives that inform and guide the delicate balance of managerial and clinical obligations within organizational policy and decision making. Nicole DelPrete, LMSW delves into the why and how of working relationships, and the values that create a compassionate culture and supportive climate, promoting an inclusive mission-centered approach. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits – Ethics.*


We invite you to join an eye-opening dialogue, gaining a deeper understanding of the intersection of race and the criminal justice system with Dr. Crystal McLeod. Participants will study the direct impact of the criminal justice system on the mental health of black Americans, including community impact and financial limitations as a result of their involvement within this system. Dr. McLeod will also discuss social norms and labeling theories, along with their impact on recidivism, while exploring the concepts of rehabilitation vs incarceration. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


karen

Academia meets Spirituality. Rev. Karen Herrick, PhD guides participants through the perspective of Transpersonal Psychology theory, examining the spiritual side of human behavior from dimensions of consciousness to Near Death Experiences as studied by Jung, Maslow and more. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


alexis

Re-write history with Alexis Cate, LCSW, CCTP, CASAC-T! Participants will gain insight surrounding the basic premises of Narrative Therapy in separating patient’s from their problem focused narratives, some fundamental tenets of a narrative approach and interventions to utilize in practice, as well as ways to incorporate narrative a perspective into treatment planning goals and objectives. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


miriam

Miriam Beigelman, MA; LCSW, brings gratefulness to a whole new level! Working with Miriam, participants will identify the health (both mental and physical) benefits of gratitude, understand how gratitude plays a role in overcoming trauma, examine the link between gratitude and empathy as well as the role gratitude plays in developing a healthy self esteem. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


sarah

Examine the multilayered aspects of bullying with Clinical Social Worker Sarah Gugluizza, LCSW. This presentation will assist practitioners with the review of Bullying and its defining characteristics, the various manifestations of bullying, along with a deeper look into the social and emotional aspects of how and why bullying occurs to aid in assessment and intervention strategies, and an understanding of its broader impact. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


alexa

Alexa Donnelly, LCSW shares unique insights and perspectives in working with survivors of domestic violence as well the offenders. Participants will review warning signs, learn where to find resources, and examine the ethical considerations and nuances that often surround the complex dynamics where family, social, cultural, and legal systems meet. *This class can be used for credits towards fulfilling the NEW Washington DC criteria for topics identified as “Key Public Health Priorities”. This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits – Ethics.*


Shoshana Averbach, LMSW, MA gives us a glimpse into the world of Metaphysics! Gain an overview of how metaphysical theory examines energy in work and living spaces, strategies for optimizing therapeutic work space, how the space that surrounds us affects energy levels and mood, as well as practical interventions. Also explore and discover how energy affects the therapeutic relationship and may contribute to preventing burnout. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


katie

Welcome to another evening with Simple Spaces founder, professional organizer Katie Tracy as we dig deeper into how we are impacted by the space that surrounds us! Participants will review research on the current impact of clutter on American families, examine differences between clutter and hoarding, (as well as warning signs) and discuss common causes of clutter and disorganization. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


We invite you to join master bridge-builder Dara Barlin, MA, as we delve into the skills that help us disarm the mental reflexes that cause greater division, defensiveness, and fear when talking about politics. Using innovative brain science techniques, Dara shares her research-based system to overcome political polarization and support bridge building across individuals and groups from opposing political parties and perspectives. Democrats and Republicans welcome. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


alexa

Alexa Donnelly, LCSW discusses the complexities of leadership. Participants will explore some of the common expectations surrounding leadership, methods and traits associated with positive leadership, and ethics-based tools when confronting difficult conversations and situations with authenticity. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits – Ethics.*


andrea

Join Andrea Brognano, LMHC on a journey through addiction and recovery. Attendees will gain enhanced insight surrounding the intersections of Mental Health and Substance Use, effectiveness of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy as a treatment modality, and a closer look at the role of clients’ family in the recovery process. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits*


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Suzanne M Dunn, MSW, LICSW, CST shares with practitioners her vast personal and professional experience working with families of transgender, gender-queer, and non-conforming youth. Participants will gain insight around management of grieving expectations, important differences between curiosity and intrusivity when supporting families with trans or gender-queer children/family members, as well as useful tools and practices for social workers and mental health professionals who wish to strengthen their knowledge and become positive allies in the community for people who identify within the LGBTQIA+ population. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits – LGBTQ Cultural Competency.*


Ever feel like something’s “off” but you can’t quite put your finger on it? …If this sounds familiar, join us as we explore current evidence surrounding energy in therapeutic and other client settings with accredited healer Shoshana Averbach LMSW, MA, LCAT, MT-BC, CDP! Participants will review research and concepts surrounding intangible phenomena that affect energy, workspace, and relationships, as well as promoting corresponding self-awareness including the importance of mission statements for one’s work and/or living space. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


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From invitations to the prom, to sports team try-outs, to school applications, to the notorious theatre auditions… the prospect of Rejection can permeate multiple aspects of daily life, and moreover, the fear of Rejection can hinder our abilities to realize our true potential. Social Psychologist and Neuroscientist David Chester, PhD shares his original research and fascinating insights surrounding the human reaction to Rejection, and what we can do about it! *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


No need to journey back in time… because our past is active here and now. Dr. Crystal McLeod, LCSW, DSW guides participants through the evocative and moving examination of transgenerational trauma. Participants will gain insight surrounding the definition and identification of transgenerational trauma, its emotional and behavioral impact, as well as the therapeutic value of effective treatment methods. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


alexis

Alexis Cate, LCSW, CCTP, CASAC-T brings attendees helpful perspectives and insights surrounding incidence of adolescent substance use and related co-morbidity, the impact of adolescent substance use on clinical care, especially when addressing ambivalence, as well as treatment considerations and interventions including Motivational Interviewing, DBT, CBT, and family therapy. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


katie

Feeling sentimental? Join Simple Spaces founder, and Certified Professional Organizer Katie Tracy as we discuss some of the emotions behind many common ways contemporary American families are impacted by clutter. Participants will gain insight surrounding emotional attachment to “stuff”, decision making processes, as well as strategies for addressing the different and varied manifestations of emotional attachment that make “letting go” so difficult. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


karina-wisdom

Join sensitivity-focused educator and life coach, Karina Antonopoulos, as we review contemporary research and assessment surrounding Highly Sensitive People (HSPs) and the supportive measures and strategies that may aid clients in navigating daily functions with a deeper understanding around the implications of being Highly Sensitive, as well as living with Highly Sensitive loved ones. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


karen

Explore the neurophysiological side of mental health with Rev. Dr. Karen Herrick, PhD., LCSW, LMSW, CADC. Participants will gain an overview of repressed trauma in the body and how these repressed memories trigger fearful behaviors in clients, the neurophysiological processes of the body and the reactions clients have to other people and their environment, theories of James, Jung, Maslow and Grof, and the differences between Spiritual Experiences and psychotic hallucinations. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


Journaling is an active form of meditation. It can serve as a powerful release valve for internalized pressure and everyday stress. Delve into the transformative journey of the journal with Jennifer Convissor, LCSW. Participants will enjoy an overview of four specific types of journaling techniques and their corresponding therapeutic properties, helping clients to become more joyful and connected to themselves and others. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


tim

Join Tim Victorella, MSW, QMHP as we take a closer look at crisis. Participants will gain deeper insight surrounding deconstructing the “crisis brain”, effective formulas for de-escalation, helping practitioners approach crisis situations with confidence, and explore the role of nonverbal cues in overcoming crisis events. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


tim

Join Tim Victorella, MSW, QMHP as we take a closer look at the concept of Biohacking. Participants will gain insight surrounding the definition of biohacking and understanding how this process can make lasting changes to mental wellness, tapping into how the body uses chemicals and systems to promote wellness and joy, as well as exploring simple “biohacks” to apply, which assist clients in maximizing their personal best. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


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Explore the unique and fascinating elements of character with Anne Redelfs, M.D.! Participants will gain new insight surrounding often overlooked sources of deep-seated trauma that explain common dysfunctional character traits as well as extremes of asocial and antisocial behavior. We’ll examine the extensive consequences of unresolved childhood trauma and how these can be remedied through relating to this “inner rebel” and uncovering its “cause”. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


diana wisdom

Unlock the psychological factors that perpetuate conflicts on the micro, mezzo, and macro levels with Diana File, MA. Enjoy a comprehensive overview of the often unrecognized psycho-social elements of conflict, how problematic belief systems interact to perpetuate conflict at the individual, group, and global level, and effective strategies to help clients apply these insights. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


karen

CE You! welcomes back therapist, author and lecturer Rev. Dr. Karen Herrick as we study the spiritual side of Jungian psychology. Participants will be able to better comprehend differences between Freudian Psychology and Jungian Analytical Psychology, the relevance of Jungian Analytical approaches in understanding the life problems social workers address, Jung’s views on religion and the spiritual experience. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


alexis

Alexis Cate, LCSW, CCTP, CASAC-T brings us a closer look into motivational interviewing. Participants will explore the definition and variations of motivational interviewing to better understand what it is, and what it is not; examine the impact of ambivalence on clinical care, as well as ways to implement interventions and strategies, putting them into practice for effective client treatment. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


marcus-wisdom

Bring the questions you ponder! Whether we realize it or not, professional ethics are constantly at play in our practice across all settings, healthcare, education, private practice and beyond. We invite you to join clinical social worker Rebecca Marcus, LCSW as we explore insights surrounding ethics-based management of client-therapist relationship definitions and expectations, the role of self disclosure and countertransference in treatment ethics, and identifying and implementing effective boundaries in practice. Conflicts of institutional vs practitioner vs client value systems within multiple settings will also be discussed. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits – Ethics*


megan

Adoption Social Worker Megan Montgomery shares fascinating insights surrounding personal identity through the adoption perspective. Participants will learn how social media has impacted family search and reunion, explore ethical considerations for practitioners assisting clients pursuing family searches, and identifying the positive and negative aspects of DNA testing and social media. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits – Ethics.*


deborah

In this provocative webinar, clinical social worker Deborah Levinson examines what contemporary research reveals about the elements of effective vs ineffective apologies, the role of apologies in healthy relationships among families, coworkers, as well as broader social and political context. Participants will also enjoy a fascinating discussion around the cultural vs. practical truths and misconceptions surrounding apologies, defining sincerity, barriers, and the impact of belief systems on both apology and forgiveness. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


levey

Join Dr. Steven Levey as we delve into the ethical dimensions of private practice. Participants will explore and discuss the ethics of professional boundaries, particularly when responding to crisis, strategies for development of socioeconomically ethical fee structures to serve those in need, as well as documentation, privacy compliance and more. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits – Ethics.*


alexis

Alexis Cate, LCSW, CCTP, CASAC-T brings attendees helpful perspectives on Suicide risk assessment and intervention techniques. Attendees will gain insight with respect to confronting the uncomfortable aspects of addressing suicide risk when engaged in direct conversation with clients, developing tools to take action and safety planning strategies surrounding client disclosures, and identifying and/or monitoring high risk individuals in the context of emotional symptoms and behavioral presentation. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


karen

From a Jungian perspective, as we mature, the child archetype becomes known as the unconscious is probed. In this course, Rev. Karen Herrick, PhD, LCSW, will delve into narcissism and the unaddressed vulnerability behind it. We’ll also discuss how the process of listening to the wounded inner child is necessary to accomplish a level of security and empathy that may temper narcissistic characteristics. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


sarah

Sarah Gugluizza, LCSW, addresses the multidimensional aspects of complicated grief as experienced by children and adolescents. Participants will gain enhanced insight surrounding how complicated grief is defined, ways to better comprehend it with clients, and strategies for addressing the unique needs that emerge with special focus on youth and families. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


Calling citizens of the world… If you’ve ever been curious about how you might use your MSW degree internationally and want to incorporate ethical and foundational social work cornerstones into work and life abroad, come enjoy a fascinating dialogue with Julia Rudick, LCSW and Ered Massie, LCSW! This live-interactive webinar discusses cultural and ethical implications of living and working abroad in social work and related professional mental health-based capacities, including both a micro and macro focus, cultural sensitivity in action, and some how-tos for pragmatic exploration regarding new possibilities. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


lisa

Join clinical social worker Lisa DeLuca, LCSW, as we gain tools and interventions to assist clients to better understand the function of feelings, especially when they become difficult to navigate. This course will show participants how to provide psycho-education to clients about feelings and how to help clients leverage their feelings to create the life they want. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


andrea

Therapy meets technology! Andrea Brognano, LMHC guides participants through the multidimensional aspects of cyberspace as a therapeutic setting. Gain enhanced insight surrounding the origin and background of online therapy and applied technology platforms, contexts and circumstances to be examined in determining appropriateness of online therapy for different client populations, as well as challenges and safeguards for maintaining client privacy and the ethical responsibilities of clinicians providing services online. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits – Ethics.*


sabra

Join therapist Sabra Starnes, LICSW,LCSW-C, M.Ed, RPT-S as we explore the multifaceted impact of Attachment. Participants will review Attachment Theory and application of Attachment-based concepts in clinical treatment, with particular attention to the unique dynamics of foster and adoptive families. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


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Join Theresa Flores, MA for a powerful story of survival and vital discussion of Human Trafficking. Participants will gain important and often surprising insights surrounding how to recognize a victim of human trafficking, the mental and physical implications of trafficking on victims, and therapeutic recommendations for working with survivors around trauma and health. Understanding the effects of trafficking and healing for long term recovery will also be discussed. *This class can be used for credits towards fulfilling the NEW Washington DC criteria for topics identified as “Key Public Health Priorities”. This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


chaya

Chaya Greenspan MS, OTR/L brings participants a new perspective on the profound impact of our senses. This interactive webinar will discuss sensory integration & interoception in relation to coping skills, body based strategies for shifting the body-brain state, as well as theory surrounding the sensation shifting pendulum. Chaya has taught numerous courses on self-regulation, using physical, cognitive, and social tools, and helps families and schools set up sensory supportive environments. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 3 CE Credits.*


sarah

Join Sarah Gugluizza, LCSW as we discuss the importance of play, with special consideration to play in the treatment setting. Practitioners will gain insight on how play is the language of children, the different types of play and what purpose each of them serve; why it’s important for therapy, as well as knowing/using direct versus non direct play; specific play therapy interventions and strategies will also be addressed. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


Join co-hosts Alexa Donnelly, LCSW and Nicole DelPrete,LMSW, bringing important elements to light for providing effective and supportive supervision for current supervisors and those interested in pursuing supervisory roles. Attendees will gain enhanced insight surrounding components of effective vs ineffective supervision techniques, explore important ways supervisors promote inclusive organizational culture, and discus strategies for helping organizational staff achieve strong commitment to mission-driven practices. This Training Meets the NEW MARYLAND REQUIREMENT (and other states) for Social Work supervisors renewing their license. Earn 3 CE Credits – Supervision.


megan

Embrace the Adoption Love Story with Megan Montgomery, LMSW; LICSW. Venture beyond biology, as we explore the evolving and fascinating intersection of ethics surrounding social and individual identity as well as policy framework, supporting families as they journey through this meaningful path to parenthood. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits – Ethics.*


miriam

Explore what being vulnerable has to offer with Miriam Beigelman, MA, LCSW! Participants will study vulnerability and its therapeutic properties as a means for client growth, strategies surrounding the use of vulnerability to strengthen and enhance relationships in familial as well as social settings, and its role in the therapeutic alliance. We’ll also examine common myths and misconceptions, including social or cultural constructs around vulnerability, and how its avoidance may hinder resulting client growth or related positive outcomes. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


dara

Join Dara Barlin, MA, on an adventure through new and exciting research with a groundbreaking curriculum designed to heal political division and bring communities together. Participants will explore the visceral/biological aspects of conflict, gain skills to instantly find common ground with even the most opposing points of view, and steps to promote human connection above all. Building trust and empathy one relationship at a time… you’re sure to find this journey with Dara full of insight and surprises! *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


lea

Join therapist and author Lea Boriskin, LCSW as we examine and review many concrete tools available to practitioners working to facilitate significant progress in treatment that demonstrates clients internalizing concepts through applying educational mindsets, motivating clients to utilize helpful methods in and between sessions, and developing greater capacity for clinicians to create effective ways to convey and apply therapeutic techniques in treatment. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


alexis

Discover adulthood with Alexis Cate, LCSW, CCTP, CASAC-T! Participants will gain insights into strategies for building life skills designed to equip clients with the personal and social demands of everyday life, address often unrecognized daily stressors stemming from lack of support or resources, as well as the role of news, violence and social climate affecting client function. Directing clinical interventions back to clients’ most pressing needs, Alexis discusses ways to prepare a young adult population for the complexities of adulthood responsibilities in a post-high school world. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits.*


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Join clinical social worker, patient advocate and author, Iris Waichler, MSW, LCSW, for a discussion on the ethical, emotional, and logistical complexity surrounding the caregiver relationship, such as maintaining client autonomy, differences between healthy and unhealthy caregiver relationships, and how best to support families through the ethical challenges commonly associated with role reversal while promoting self determination when individuals or family members assume caregiving responsibilities. The unique aspects of providing care and support for patients and families during the COVID-19 pandemic will also be discussed. *This webinar is live, real-time and interactive. Participants will earn 2 CE Credits – Ethics.*