October Webinars

Register at http://www.connectionscounseling.org/october-bpti-sponsored-webinars/
Registration closes Wed prior to any workshop.
Contact ruth@bestpracticetrainers.org for more info (or call 845-255-5022 and ask for Ruth).

Families: Creating Safe Space
Friday, Oct. 19th 12 – 1:30  2 CE credits $39
with Allison Ross, LCSW, Ph.D.

As service providers and therapists we need to understand  how to create a space in therapy to help clients who have been abused feel safe to share. This webinar will give an overview of the dynamics and clinical issues concerning domestic violence. We will look at  best practices in providing services to this population.

MI Tune up: Effective Engagement
                                                Friday Oct. 26th  Time: 1:00 – 2:30; 2 CE credits  $39
with Tina Iler, LCSWR
The Motivational Tune Up Series teaches specific topics to enhance MI Core Skills.  In this 90 minute webinar, participants will learn the what, why and how of Effective Engagement using a MI lens.   Engagement will be introduced as a Relational Foundation which can influence retention rates and treatment outcomes.   Participants will learn ways to enhance engagement using core MI skills as well as understanding the dynamics that can lead to disengagement.  Collaborative discussion, videotape examples and participant feedback will support participant learning and practice.  Previous MI experience helpful but not necessary. Feedback from Feb MI workshop. . .”Instructor was very clear, animated; learned a ton about MI; really enjoyed interactive learning and videos”

Best Practices in Couples’ Work – COMPLETED – Recording available
Friday, Oct. 5th  12:00 – 1:30 2 CEs $39
with R. Coleman, MSW student &
R. Campbell, LCSW, Ph.D.
This 90 minute webinar focuses on practices that are effective and useful in couples’ work.
Ruth and Richard are husband and wife; they have worked together in  practice with couples for over twenty years.

Effective In-Home Mental Health Care – COMPLETED – Recording available
Friday, Oct. 12th 12 – 1:30  2 CE credits $39
with George Ramos, LMHC, doctoral student