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19th Annual Mental Health Summer Symposium

July 14 @ 8:00 am - July 16 @ 5:00 pm

$80.00 – $360.00

Mental Health:  Balancing the Pandemic

This Symposium is designed to help you:


 Wed. a.m., July 14th – Diagnosing and Treatment:  Preserving the Past/Embracing the Future

(presenters:  John C. Simoneaux, Ph.D. & Alan Taylor, Ph.D.)

7:30 am – 8:00 am – Login in Period

8:00 am – 10:00 am

  • Predict the changes that may emerge in diagnosing and treating minors and adults secondary to the global pandemic.
  • Assess ideas and practices in mental health that now must evolve and describe fundamental values and techniques that must be preserved in evaluation and treatment settings.

10:00 am – 10:15 am – Break

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

  • Explain the need to recalibrate mental health services for all ages to post-pandemic requirements, with an eye toward preserving and utilizing past valuable practices.

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm – Lunch on your own


Wed. p.m., July 14thTHE PANDEMIC AND PROFESSIONAL/PERSONAL SELF-CARE

(presenter:  Leslie Todd, LCSW, ACSW)

1:15 pm – 3:00 pm      

  • List and describe three ways (compassion fatigue, social supports, internet misuse) that interpersonal neurobiology affects well-being across the life span.
  • Describe and discuss ways in which overwork and stress may affect practitioners’ ability to maintain ethical boundaries during the delivery of clinical services.        

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm – Break

3:15 pm – 5:30 pm                        

  • Design three habit-building techniques they can be applied in assertive self-care in office management and private life.

5:30 pm – Adjournment


Thur. a.m., July 15th  – FRAGILE CONNECTIONS:  RELATIONSHIPS POST-PANDEMIC

(presenter:  Misty Wainwright, LPC, NCC, LLC )

7:30 am – 8:00 am – Login Period

8:00 am – 10:00 am

  • Describe the impact that the pandemic has had on couples/marriages related to stress, communication, and the overall health
  • of relationships, and its effects on therapy.
  • Discuss the influence for couples and families on work and finances, and any related research since the pandemic began in
  • the United States that directs treatment practices.

10:00 am – 10:15 am – Break

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

  • Explain the influence of the pandemic on specific diagnostic and treatment concerns for one or both partners in a relationship.
  • Analyze the long- and short-term impact of the pandemic on parents as related to interruptions and shifts to education and                      predictable routines.

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm – Lunch on your own


Thur. p.m., July 15th – PANDEMIC RELATED TRAUMA’S  (presenter: Byron Simoneaux, Ph.D.)

1:15 pm – 3:00 pm                          

  • Describe how the pandemic involves “mass trauma” and provide examples for the significance relating to the diagnoses and treatment of trauma disorders across age spans.
  • Explain emerging research regarding the mental health impact of mass trauma on minors and adults.

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm – Break

3:15 pm – 5:30 pm       

  • Discuss the assessment and treatment of children and adults affected by mass trauma – translating what we know to current needs.
  • Describe assessment and treatment resources available for clients and clinicians related to mass trauma and its effects

5:30 pm – Adjournment


 Fri. a.m., July 16thETHICAL HAZARDS POST PANDEMIC (presenter:  John C. Simoneaux, Ph.D.)

7:30 am – 8:00 am – Login Period

8:00 am – 10:00 am                       

  • Predict how fundamental ethical principles such as confidentiality, boundaries, and standards of care have been altered as a result of the worldwide pandemic.
  • Demonstrate, through clinical examples and reviews of published ethical codes, trends and conflicts faced by mental health clinicians secondary to the pandemic and its aftermath.

10:00 am – 10:15 am – Break

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

  • Plan and create an approach to resolving ethical concerns when professional ethical codes have yet to specifically address unexpected challenges.

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm – Lunch on your own


Fri. p.m., July 16thPANEL DISCUSSION:  OUR ROLE IN EFFECTING THE BALANCE

(presenter: John C. Simoneaux, Ph.D.)

1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Insightfully discuss the impact of 2020’s tragedies to children and adults, relationships, and to MH professionals, and design a              personal plan for necessary changes in your work.
  • Analyze generational differences in response to technological and social shifts in the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness – how they advance us, and what we might lose.

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm – Break

3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

  • Describe the personal and professional impact that recent medical crises have had on your work and discuss the changes that are required to advance our profession.

4:30 pm – Adjournment


CE APPROVALS (23 CE’s):

Psychologist–Professional Training Resources, Inc.  is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for Psychologists.  “Professional Training Resources, Inc., maintains responsibility for this program and its content.”

Social Workers (NASW 19 clinical and 4 ethics hours) –This program has been approved for 23 continuing education contact hours by the National Association of Social Workers, Louisiana Chapter, and may be applied toward the continuing education requirements for licensure renewal.

LPC’s (NBCC)–  “Professional Training Resources is an NBCC-Approved Continuing Education Provider #5829 and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements. The ACEP solely is responsible for all aspects of the program.”

Substance Abuse Counselor (ADRA) — approved by the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority for 23 clock hours topic.

School Psychologist (NASP) –Professional Training Resources is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists to offer continuing education for school psychologists.  Professional Training Resources maintains responsibility for the program.

Rehabilitation Counselors  – All programs noted above have been pre-approved by the Commission on Rehabilitation Counselor Certification (CRCC).

Other Professions –may seek approval for education credits through their respective boards.  Everyone in attendance will receive a certificate of attendance.

Details

Start:
July 14 @ 8:00 am
End:
July 16 @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
$80.00 – $360.00

Venue

Webinar
On Line
Pineville, LA 71360 United States
Phone:
3184430845

Organizer

Professional Training Resources
Phone:
(318) 443-0845
Email:
ptr@bellsouth.net

Tickets

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Diagnosing and Treatment - 7/14/21
$ 80.00
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The Pandemic and Professional/Personal Care - 7/14/21
$ 80.00
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Fragile Connections - 7/15/21
$ 80.00
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19th Mental Health Summer Symposium
$ 360.00
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Pandemic Related Traumas - 7/15/21
$ 80.00
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Ethical Hazards Post Pandemic - 7/16/21
$ 80.00
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Panel Discussion: Our Role in Effecting the Balance - 7/16/21
$ 80.00
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