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UPCOMING EVENTS

Wilderness Therapy: An Introduction To Nature-Based Interventions

 

Date: Friday, September 10, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT 

Cost: $90

3 CEs available to NYS LMHCs, LMFTs, LCSWs, LMSWs, LCATs and NYS Licensed Psychologists provided by Hudson Valley Professional Development, LLC upon successful completion of training.

Facilitator: Andrea Lajoie, LCSW-R, KMOG

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Join Andrea Lajoie, LCSW-R, KMOG in this three-hour virtual training for providing nature-based interventions in outpatient mental health settings. Topics covered will include: defining wilderness therapy, current research on the benefits of nature-based interventions, co-creating a safe space in nature, mindfulness in nature' importance of reciprocity and relationship, where to do wilderness therapy, specific strategies for working with individuals and groups, the basics of how to prepare yourself for working in wilderness spaces.

Andrea Lajoie (she/her) was born and raised in rural upstate New York, on the ancestral lands of the Gana’dagwëni:io’geh. She received a B.A. in Philosophy for Children from SUNY Plattsburgh before earning her MSW from Wheelock College at Boston University in 2010. Andrea spent the next few years in western Massachusetts in clinical practice and as an adjunct professor. In 2014, Andrea moved back to upstate New York and found a home in the finger lakes on the ancestral lands of the Onödowáʼga. She is licensed as an LCSW-R in New York and as a Certified Kripalu Mindful Outdoor Guide (KMOG). Andrea is also a Level II trained AEDP therapist. Andrea has an outpatient mental health practice in Ithaca, NY that includes traditional office-based therapy for folks of all ages and also clinical supervision for mental health professionals. In 2020, Andrea founded Wolf Tree Wilderness Therapy and has been leading individuals, families, and groups into the more-than-human world since.

Addiction Counseling Competencies

Date: Sat, Sep 11, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM EDT 

Cost: $110

6 CEs available to NYS LMHCs, LMFTs, LCSWs, LMSWs, LCATs and NYS Licensed Psychologists from Hudson Valley Professional Development, LLC upon successful completion of training.

NYS OASAS Certified 6 Clock Hour Certificates are available for initial CASAC credentialing, CASAC renewal, CPPs (Certified Prevention Professionals) and CPSs (Certified Prevention Specialists) from Thurman Brown Consultant, Inc. upon successful completion of training. This course meets the requirements for Introduction to the SAMHSA TAP 21 and 12 Core Functions of Counseling.

Facilitator: Thurman Brown, M-CASAC

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Hudson Valley Professional Development, in conjunction with Thurman Brown Consultant, present this comprehensive workshop for mental health professionals and substance abuse professionals. Community members are welcome to attend.

Substance use disorders affect people from all walks of life and all age groups. These conditions are common, recurrent, and often serious, but are treatable and, with an understanding of addiction dynamics and effective treatment many people are able to maintain long-term sobriety/abstinence.

Thurman Brown is a M-CASAC (Comprehensive Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor) and International Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor (ICADC) with 20 years of experience in the substance abuse field.

Thurman has been credentialed since 2013 and holds a Master’s degree in Human Administration and Mental Health, and a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and Social/Criminal Justice.

Thurman Brown has expertise in Medication Assisted Treatment workflows and client assessment in behavioral health settings, client engagement both onsite and in-community. As a project manager for a Center of Treatment Innovation he coordinated increase access to MAT services at the state and federal level.

Gender Affirming Care For Transgender and Gender Non-Conforming Clients

Date: Fri, Sep 17, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT 

Cost: $90

3 CEs available to NYS LMHCs, LMFTs, LCSWs, LMSWs, LCATs, and NYS Licensed Psychologists provided by Hudson Valley Professional Development, LLC upon successful completion of training.

Facilitator: Join Nicholas Moran, LMHC

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Join Nicholas Moran, LMHC in this virtual course for mental health or medical providers seeking to gain greater competencies with creating, maintaining and practicing skills to become gender affirming providers.

This live virtual course provides distinctions between gender and sexuality, gender identity and gender expression, and gender euphoria and gender dysphoria.

This collaborative and interactive workshop explores gender affirming care from a position of trust and informed consent by offering frameworks and practice strategies to mental health and wellness providers that are essential to provide TGNC clients with the competent and affirming care that they both need and deserve.

Nicholas Moran, LMHC (they/them/theirs) is a queer and non-binary New York State licensed mental health counselor, clinical supervisor, educator and consultant on anti-oppression, mental health, gender/sexuality, and LGBTQIA+ issues. They have had experience working with individuals, couples, and groups who are struggling with various issues, including but not limited to: trauma/abuse, gender/sexual identity, anxiety, depression, substance use, acculturation, racial identity exploration, and dismantling internalized inferiority and/or superiority.

Origami in Therapy: An Experiential Workshop For Providers

Date: Saturday, Sep 18, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT 

Cost: $70

2 CEs available to NYS LMHCs, LMFTs, LCSWs, LMSWs, LCATs, and NYS Licensed Psychologists provided by Hudson Valley Professional Development, LLC upon successful completion of training.

Facilitator: Paul Singleton iii CMT ATR LCAT

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In this two-hour interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to some clinical applications of Origami as a therapeutic modality.This workshop will include guided demonstrations, mindful breathing exercises, and group discussion, all designed to make this an interactive learning experience.

Origami, the traditional Japanese art of paper folding, can be a creative way for clients to self-regulate. When engaged in mindfully, origami can be an active complement to guided mindful breathing exercises. The benefits of folding origami, a seemingly simple activity, are far greater than one might think. Neuroscience has demonstrated that origami engages both hemispheres of your brain. Research is showing that in engaging both sides of the brain we can improve cognitive functioning and slow the effects of cognitive decline.

Paul Singleton iii CMT ATR LCAT (he/they) is a Licensed Creative Arts Therapist (ATRLCAT), and Certified Mindfulness Teacher (CMT 200hr). Working at the intersection of Art Therapy, Buddhist Psychology, and Neuroscience, Paul offers training to groups and one-on-one sessions that are geared towards lasting change.

Perinatal Mood And Anxiety Disorders: Assessment And Treatment

Date: Tuesday, Sep 21, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT 

Cost: $50

2 CEs available to NYS LMHCs, LMFTs, LCSWs, LMSWs, LCATs, and NYS Licensed Psychologists provided by Hudson Valley Professional Development, LLC upon successful completion of training.

Facilitator: Elise Derevjanik, LMHC, PMH-C

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Often unrecognized or misdiagnosed, untreated PMADs can result in personal and familial  mental health and developmental difficulties.

 

Left untreated, perinatal mood and anxiety disorders (PMADs) can result in long-term consequences including chronic depression and anxiety, disruption to the family system. dysregulated attachment and long-term impact on child development.

Elise Derevjanik LMHC, PMH-C is a licensed mental health counselor and perinatal mental health certified, with advanced training in infant loss and bereavement, and fertility. Elise is a founding board member of the New York State chapter of postpartum support international. She is the practice owner and a therapist at Becoming Mental Health Counseling in Beacon NY and has been a practicing mental health counselor for over 10 years.

Recognizing the importance of quality maternal mental health support during her own experience of becoming a mother, she has dedicated her practice to meeting this need in the community. Her practice is focused on supporting the mental health needs of women and families on their journey to becoming parents, including family planning, fertility, loss, pregnancy, birth, and early parenthood.

Our Bodies, Our Sorrow: Recognizing and Responding to Somatic Grief

 

Date: Fri, Sep 24, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EDT 

Cost: $65

2 CEs available to NYS LMHCs, LMFTs, LCSWs, LMSWs, NYS Licensed Psychologists and NYS LCATs provided by Hudson Valley Professional Development, LLC upon successful completion of this virtual training.

Facilitator: Maria Georgopoulos, LMHC, FT

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Of all the manifestations of grief, our physical reactions have been the least addressed. Traditional counseling focuses on talking about grief but pays little attention to what is happening in the bodies of grievers. Including the body in grief work can greatly enhance outcomes since our bodies have their own way of communicating. This training will focus on ways to integrate the body in our clinical work using current models of care that are trauma-informed. Working collaboratively with clients to notice, track and regulate their physical sensations can relieve discomfort and help them develop useful resources in their grief process.

Maria Georgopoulos, LMHC, FT, is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Fellow in Thanatology, whose work focuses on grief, loss and trauma. She obtained her Master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling from New York University’s Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Development and received additional clinical training through The Institute for Contemporary Psychotherapy’s Psychoanalytic Training Program and The Sensorimotor Psychotherapy Institute.

Communities, Courts, And Victim Safety: Defenses Against Offender Grooming

Date: Thursday, Sep 30, 2021

Time: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM EDT 

Cost: $85

6 CEs available to NYS LMHCs, LMFTs, LCSWs, LMSWs, LCATs, and NYS Licensed Psychologists provided by Hudson Valley Professional Development, LLC upon successful completion of training.

Facilitator: Coalition Against Sexual And Domestic Abuse (CASADA)  

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Perpetrators of intimate partner violence use skilled tactics to manipulate both the judicial system and larger community in order to retain power and control over victims and further alienate them from necessary resources and support. In order to combat this and improve safety within our communities, we must work to deepen our understanding of offender tactics and systemic gaps in our response to domestic violence by sharing information and adopting best practices broadly across disciplines and organizations.

Join the Coalition Against Sexual And Domestic Abuse (CASADA)  for a virtual deep dive into this important issue, and be a part of the robust system of agencies, professionals, and community members working to support survivors of intimate partner violence.

Hear from a panel of legal and mental health experts as they share their experience and knowledge about how to identify offender grooming practices and build both interpersonal and systemic defenses against them.

Joint panelists Kellyann Kostyal-Larrier, M.S. (Community Responses and Collaborating with Court Systems: Improving Outcomes for Victims), Kim Dadou Brown, B.A. (Criminalized Survival and the DVSJA), and Amanda Sen, New York Attorney (Family Court: DV Offenders and the Family Court) in this virtual training for professionals and community members alike.

Embodying A Coaching Mindset

Date: Tue, Oct 5, 2021

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT 

Cost: $65

2 CEs are available for NYS LMHCs, LMSWs, LCSWs, LMFTs, LCATs and NYS Licensed Psychologists upon completion of training.

Facilitator: Dr. Liz Lasky, PhD, LCSW

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Dr. Liz Lasky, PhD, LCSW, is the founder and CEO of The Lasky Institute of Coaching™, The Coach Training Program For Helping Professionals™ and lizlasky.com. Dr. Liz has a commitment to helping people get what they want in business, life, and love. She is the author of the book “Get What You Want”© as well as several peer-reviewed journal articles.

After 15 years of successfully counseling, coaching, and mentoring thousands of people, Dr. Liz came to understand that personal transformation requires not just taking action but a change in mindset that comes from personal growth. She found that coaching expedites these processes.

Dr. Liz Lasky is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker (NY State, MSW from Yeshiva University). She holds a PhD from Yeshiva University in Social Welfare. She is also a New York University Certified Coach and holds the International Coach Federation credential of Associate Certified Coach (ACC). She is an adjunct professor at Fordham University. She is a published author (both in peer reviewed academic journals and her own book), a professional expert for Bravo TV, and presents her research on coaching single women internationally, most notably at Harvard University.

Writing Letters of Support for Gender Affirming Procedures for TGNC Clients

Date: Fri, Oct 15, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT 

Cost: $90

3 CEs are available for NYS LMHCs, LMSWs, LCSWs, LMFTs, LCATs and NYS Licensed Psychologists upon completion of training.

Facilitator: Nicholas Moran, LMHC

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Join Nicholas Moran, LMHC in this three-hour virtual training to gain greater competencies with creating, maintaining and practicing skills to become a gender- affirming provider.

This course provides applicable skills regarding drafting a letter of support for gender- expansive clients seeking gender-affirming medical procedures to affirm the client’s gender identity.

 

Participants will learn about the World Professional Association for Transgender Health (WPATH) standards of care for gender-affirming surgeries.

 

With an in-depth exploration of each necessary component of a letter of support for gender-affirming procedures, participants will also be provided a template for letter writing upon completion and an opportunity to ask reflective questions and receive case consultation.

 

Nicholas Moran, LMHC (they/them/theirs) is a queer and non-binary New York State licensed mental health counselor, clinical supervisor, educator and consultant on anti-oppression, mental health, gender/sexuality, and LGBTQIA+ issues. They have had experience working with individuals, couples, and groups who are struggling with various issues, including but not limited to: trauma/abuse, gender/sexual identity, anxiety, depression, substance use, acculturation, racial identity exploration, and dismantling internalized inferiority and/or superiority.

Criminal Courts vs Problem Solving Courts: Mental Health In The CJ System

Date: Wed, Oct 20, 2021

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT 

Cost: $65

2 CEs are available for NYS LMHCs, LMSWs, LCSWs, LMFTs, LCATs and NYS Licensed Psychologists upon completion of training.

Facilitator: Terrence Coffie

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Problem solving courts can trace their theoretical roots to innovations in policing strategies in the 1990s which inspired strategies in the criminal justice system, helping give rise to innovations like community prosecution, community courts and problem-solving probation.

These ideas not only influenced community courts but other specialized courts. In these courts, social workers are vital in the court system, assessing individuals and making treatment recommendations to the court, using the power of the court to help people get their lives back on track. Join Terrence Coffie, MSW in exploring the differences between Criminal Courts and Problem Solving Courts. Learn about the need for mental health services and Problem Solving Courts based on statistical data on recidivism.

Research suggests that mental health courts are likely to reduce reoffending, although they may not directly impact offenders’ mental health. Evidence has indicated there is a higher level of procedural fairness: evidence shows that perception of fair treatment leads to better compliance with court orders.

This training will address the importance of advocacy in Problem Solving Courts in addressing criminality, rehabilitation and recidivism.

Terrence Coffie is a 2017 graduate of New York University’s Silver School of Social-Work, where he earned his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in the field of social work, with a focus in criminal justice reform. As an advocate, activist and educator, Terrence has committed himself to creating social and political change within the criminal justice system. Terrence currently teaches as an Adjunct Lecturer at New York University’s Silver School of Social Work in the course subject of Forensic Justice in Problem Solving Courts. He is the founder of Educate Don’t Incarcerate, a grassroots organization that raises awareness surrounding criminal and juvenile justice reform.

Children as Witnesses: The Impact of Domestic Violence

Date: Thursday, Oct 21, 2021

Time: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM EDT

Cost: $45

2 CEs are available for NYS LMHCs, LMSWs, LCSWs, LMFTs, LCATs and NYS Licensed Psychologists upon completion of training.

Facilitator: Melissa O'Connor, LMHC

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Domestic violence has been referred to as a hidden pandemic. It impacts more than 10 million adults in the United State (US) annually. Unfortunately, an alarming number of children are also impacted by exposure to domestic violence.

Children hold the heavy burden of what they have witnessed. This can have a profound effect on the child’s overall wellbeing and can shape the child's worldview. There are a number of clinical tools providers can use to help children and families work to mitigate the effects of domestic abuse and to promote healing.

Melissa O’Connor is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor and is currently working as a Trauma Therapist. She received her Bachelor’s in Psychology from Binghamton University and a Master’s in Mental Health Counseling from Marist College and is a certified domestic violence (DV) and sexual assault (SA) counselor through the state of Connecticut. Melissa has been passionately working with those affected by crime, specifically domestic violence, and sexual assault, for thirteen years. Ms. O’Connor has worked extensively with children, adolescents, and adults through various DV/SA agencies, partial- hospitalization programs, emergency foster care, residential programs and an infant and child learning and development research lab. In her current role as a Trauma Therapist, Ms. O’Connor provides therapy services, utilizing therapy modalities such as Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) with her individual clients. Melissa was previously the Child Counselor-Advocate for the Women’s Center in Danbury Connecticut, where she continues to provide part-time crisis assistance and consultation services. Melissa is also an active member of the Greater Danbury Multi-Disciplinary Investigation Team (MIT), working as one of the team’s forensic interviewers.

Loving Limits In A Digital Age with Kim John Payne, M.Ed

Date: Fri, Oct 29, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

Cost: $110

3.5 CEs are available for NYS LMHCs, LMSWs, LCSWs, LMFTs, LCATs and NYS Licensed Psychologists upon completion of training.

Facilitator: Kim John Payne, M.Ed.

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Join Kim John Payne, M.Ed. in learning how to help parents maintain loving limits, warm, firm and calm discipline and strong family connections in a world where increasingly screen use and marketing messages are so pervasive and undermining to family values.

The central aim of this workshop is to assist mental health and care professionals to be able to guide and translate research-based information to support parents in making informed choices about screen use for their children and teens.

Kim John Payne, M.ED, has been a counselor, educator, consultant, and researcher for 27 years. He regularly gives keynote addresses at international conferences for educators, parents, and therapists and runs workshops and trainings around the world. In each role, he has been helping children, adolescents and families explore issues such as social difficulties with siblings and classmates, emotional and behavioral issues at home and school, and the vital importance of living a balanced simple life.

He has served as Director of the Collaborative Counseling program at Antioch University New England. He is Co-Director of the Simplicity Parenting Institute that has trained over 1000 Coaches, and the Founding Director of The Center for Social Sustainability. In addition, he is the author of seven popular books, including the best selling Simplicity Parenting, The Soul of Discipline and Being At Your Best When Your Kids Are At Their Worst. His new book The Emotionally Resilient Child will be published in the spring of 2022. He frequently appears on many major national and international media networks. Kim lives on a farm in Ashfield, Massachusetts with his wife and two children.

“The Invisible String” and the “Poignant Presence of Absence”

Date: Friday, Nov 5, 2021

Time: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM EDT

Cost: $110

3.5 CEs are available for NYS LMHCs, LMSWs, LCSWs, LMFTs, LCATs and NYS Licensed Psychologists upon completion of training.

Facilitators: David Crenshaw, Phd, ABPP, RPT-S and Dana Wyss, Phd, LMFT, ATR-BC

David Crenshaw, Phd, ABPP, RPT-S and Dana Wyss, Phd, LMFT, ATR-BC, two presenters with extensive experience in working with grief, will share briefly key theoretical concepts explored using experiential activities in this virtual training for practitioners.

These activities will enable participants to experience directly some of the favorite interventions used by the presenters in their clinical work and dive deeper into healing through metaphor and connection. Among the interventions to be demonstrated by Dana from The Invisible String Workbook are “What travels along my string”, “A piece of my heart puzzle,” “Feeling the tug” “Invisible hearts” and “Hearts from above”. Among the interventions to by shared by David are the "Linking Object", “The Heartfelt Feeling Strategies”, the “Family Photo Album”, The Draying and Storytelling Strategy of the "Little Piglet"; developed especially to address loss, grief, and attachment issues for children in foster care. This will be an interactive presentation using storytelling, zoom tools such as annotation and chat, and individual art and writing activities.

Due to the interactive nature, it is recommended that participants join the call using a desktop or laptop if possible- if not please join and we will discuss work arounds and ways to create a healing environment in any technology format.

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David A. Crenshaw, PhD, ABPP, RPT-S, is Chief of Clinical Services at the Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie. Dr. Crenshaw is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) and a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, a Fellow of the APA Division of Child and Adolescent Psychology, and a Fellow of the American Academy of Clinical Psychology. He previously taught play therapy courses at Johns Hopkins, and Columbia University, a past President of the NY Association for Play Therapy, and supervised over 100 doctoral and master’s level interns over a 52 year career. He is the author, co-author, editor or co-editor of 17 professional books and three books of poetry, author or co-author of more than a hundred journal articles and book chapters on the topics of child and adolescent therapy, child trauma and abuse, resilience, play therapy and family therapy. His latest books are the Heart of Healing a Child (www.selfesteemshop.com); What to Do When Children Clam-Up in Psychotherapy co-edited with Cathy Malchiodi, and Termination Challenges in Child Psychotherapy co-written with Eliana Gil. The latter two books were published by Guilford. Dr. Crenshaw has been honored with three Lifetime Achievement Awards from the Hudson Valley Psychological Association (2012); the New York Association for Play Therapy (2018), and the Association for Play Therapy (2021).

Dana Wyss, PhD, LMFT, ATR-BC is a licensed marriage and family therapist, board certified clinical art therapist, and is coauthor of The Invisible String Workbook. Her doctorate in expressive therapies has led her to create programs integrating art, music, poetry, dance and animal assisted therapy in the healing process for clients and the self-care of staff. For the last 20 years, Dr. Wyss has worked in psychiatric hospitals, group homes, and nonpublic school settings to manage crisis, conduct trainings, coach staff, and support children and families. Dr. Wyss is currently the director of training and clinical supervisor at Star View Adolescent Center a psychiatric hospital and secure group home specializing in the treatment of complex developmental trauma. Dr. Wyss is a national trainer and consultant with the Center for Trauma Training and national trainer to raise awareness of commercial sexual exploitation of children. She uses her creativity for her own healing as well as to support others.

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Mental Health Issues Of Adoptees: What Clinicians Need To Know

Date: Monday, November 8, 2021

Time: 10:00 AM –  12:30 PM EDT

Cost: $85

2.5 CEs are available for NYS LMHCs, LMSWs, LCSWs, LMFTs, LCATs and NYS Licensed Psychologists upon completion of training.

Facilitator: Marie Dolfi, LCSW

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Join Marie Dolfi, LCSW in this virtual training to take a comprehensive clinical look at the issues adoptees bring to therapy. The training includes a review of pre-and post-adoption risk factors and protective factors in the adoptive family.

Relinquishment trauma will be presented as a key factor in the mental health issues of adoptees. Adoption traumas of late discovery adoptees, adoptees being raised“as if” born into a family, and racial trauma experienced by transracially adopted adoptees as significant impactors on an adopted person’s mental health are included in the presentation.

With a thorough understanding of the complexity of mental health issues of adoptees, attendees will be able to do an adoption-sensitive assessment. The training concludes with a review of therapy techniques and interventions that may help adopted persons.

Marie Dolfi, LCSW is an adoption counselor, speaker, advocate, and adoption support group leader. For over 25 years, Marie has diligently educated herself on relinquishment and adoption issues by attending adoption workshops, conferences, reading adoption books and adoption research, and listening to her greatest teachers - adoption triad members. To learn more about Marie’s background visit mariedolfi.com.

Mindfulness Modalities To Combat Burnout In The Helping Profession

Date: Tuesday, Nov 9, 2021

Time: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT

Cost: $55

2 CEs are available for NYS LMHCs, LMSWs, LCSWs, LMFTs, LCATs and NYS Licensed Psychologists upon completion of training.

Facilitator: Rebecca Marcus, LCSW

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While the pandemic has caused an increase in stress for everyone, those in the helping profession were greatly impacted.

This virtual workshop focuses on using mindfulness-based interventions to reduce, chronic stress, burnout and compassion fatigue in helping professionals to improve overall wellness in addition to improving client care.

Primary issues to be covered include understanding and defining burnout and compassion fatigue and understanding how they negatively impact overall wellness and patient care. Participants will also learn about the stress response and how to intentionally stimulate the related relaxation response to better manage and decrease compassion fatigue. Participants will learn practical coping skills and effective tools to reduce their own burnout and develop awareness of the signs of stress and burnout.

Rebecca Marcus is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who works with adults and teens, helping them heal from life’s challenges to allow them to thrive.

She specializes in anxiety and relationships and uses a trauma-informed approach. She has expertise in mindfulness-based, and attachment, and relational practices, and uses these tools to empower individuals to overcome their fears so they can live the life they want. By providing guidance and support, she helps her clients develop self-awareness and build effective coping skills to allow them to break free from anxiety and stress.

Rebecca received her Bachelor's Degree in Psychology with minors in Fine Arts and Disaster Studies from the State University of New York at New Paltz and later went on to receive her Masters in Social Work, from New York University with a focus on clinical practice and trauma. She has also pursued post-graduate training at the Family Institute and the School of Psychotherapy in Israel. Rebecca previously treated addictions and other co-occurring disorders as part of the Outpatient program at Hazelden Betty Ford Foundation in New York. She also worked with adolescents young adults at SoHo CBT+ Mindfulness Center. She currently has a private practice in New York City.

Hudson Valley Professional Development, LLC Attendance Policy

In accordance with the NY State Department of Education guidelines, in order to receive continuing education contact hours, a participant needs to be present for the duration of the workshop/training. Therefore, participants who arrive late or leave the event early will not be granted a certificate of completion.

Cancellation Policy

Refunds will be provided for cancellations made in writing up to three business days prior to the start of the event.

Accommodations and Accessibility

HVPD welcomes participants with diverse abilities.  Please contact us at info@hudsonvalleyprofessionaldevelopment to request accessibility accommodations. Accommodation requests are considered in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act. 

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