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20th Annual Mental Health Summer Symposium

July 13 @ 8:00 am - July 15 @ 4:30 pm

WE ARE CURRENTLY SOLD OUT, IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO GET ON A WAITING LIST EMAIL ME AT lisa@professionaltrainingresourcesinc.com

PRESENTERS:

John C. Simoneaux, Ph.D., John Strain, LPC-S, April Gilchrist, LPC-S, Byron Simoneaux, Ph.D. and Mkay Bonner, Ph.D.

 

July 13, 2022                  

20 favorite diagnostic mistakes  (presenter:  John C. Simoneaux, Ph.D.)

7:30 am – 8:00 am – Registration 

8:00 am – 10:00 am                      

  • Describe the 20 most common diagnostic errors, in children and adults, frequently noted by experienced clinicians/evaluators
  • Discuss the long-term implications of diagnostic errors

10:00 am – 10:15 am – Break

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

  • Explain how to resolve conflicts in diagnoses related to money, ethics, truth, and treatment strategies
  • Design a diagnostic model that aims to minimize/prevent future diagnostic errors.

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm – Lunch 

 

Afternoon Session 

Let’s Get Spiritual  (presenter:  John Strain, LPC-S)

1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Discuss the impact on mental health and education of religion and spirituality as it relates to cultural awareness.
  • List and describe the 16 cultural competencies for addressing religion and spirituality in mental health care.

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm – Break

3:15 pm – 5:30 pm

  • Describe theories of spiritual development, and current research across the lifespan.
  • Demonstrate healthy and pathological clinical scenarios involving religion and spirituality.

5:30 pm – Adjournment

 

July 14, 2022

Kinky Sex??  (presenter:  April Gilchrist, LPC-S)

7:30 am – 8:00 am – Registration

8:00 am – 10:00 am

  • Discuss and demonstrate a basic understanding and overview of the history and evolution of paraphilic disorders.
  • Describe paraphilic disorders in adolescents and adults currently identified in the DSM-5-TR

10:00 am – 10:15 am – Break

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

  • List and discuss diagnostic criteria and treatment options for paraphilic disorders.
  • Compare alternative (kink) lifestyles, their relationship to paraphilic disorders, and their prevalence in our clients’ lives.

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm – Lunch

 

Afternoon Session

Hoarding:  Is it a Collection or a Diagnosis  (presenter: Byron Simoneaux, Ph.D.)

1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Describe pathological hoarding patterns and their significance relating to the diagnosis and treatment of related conditions across the life span
  • Explain extant research regarding the mental health impact of hoarding behaviors for 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 who exhibit hoarding behaviors or are affected by hoarding     behaviors of others.
  • Describe assessment and treatment resources available for clients and clinicians related to hoarding and its effects.

5:30 pm – Adjournment

 

July 15, 2022

Not Acting When Action is Needed:  How to Prevent Harm, Reduce Harm and Stop Harm  (presenter:  Mkay Bonner, Ph.D.)

7:30 am – 8:00 am – Registration

8:00 am – 10:00 am

  • Describe the historical context and definition of bystandership and evaluate the professional progression of the field
  • Apply social science research to modern conceptualizations of bystandership and postulate relevant experiments and    guided practice to advance current knowledge and evidence

10:00 am – 10:15 am – Break

10:15 am – 12:15 pm

  • Analyze the inhibitors to active bystandership and design strategies and programs to enhance realistic implementation
  • Explain techniques and models for using the scientific research to incorporate active bystandership into the mental health  professionals’ personal lives and clients of all ages

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm – Lunch 

 

Afternoon Session

Top 20 Common Ethical Mishaps  (presenter: John C. Simoneaux, Ph.D.)

1:15 pm – 3:00 pm

  • List the 20 most common ethical violations noted in the local delivery of mental health services to minors and adults
  • Analyze and explain why and how common ethical violations occur with alarming frequency

3:00 pm – 3:15 pm – Break

3:15 pm – 4:30 pm

  • Demonstrate how the careful establishment of clinical practices and professional policies can serve to insulate the practitioner from ethical errors.

4:30 pm – Adjournment

 

CE APPROVALS (23 CE’s):

P.T.R. has been made aware that various licensing authorities have made changes to continuing education requirements secondary to the COVID crisis.  While we have made efforts to accommodate those changes, please recognize that individual circumstances suggest that each professional should confirm that specific regulations are satisfied.


Psychologists – Professional Training Resources is approved by the American Psychological Association to offer continuing education for Psychologists.  Professional Training Resources maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

Licensed Professional Counselors – Professional Training Resources, Inc. has been approved by NBCC as an approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 5829.  Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  Professional Training Resources, Inc. is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

Social Workers – This program has been approved for 20 (clinical) and 3 (ethical) continuing education contact hours by the National Association of Social Workers, Louisiana Chapter, as authorized by the Louisiana State Board of Social Work Examiners and may be applied toward the continuing education requirements for licensure renewal. Breakdown of hours:  Diagnostic Mistakes(4 clinical), Lets get Spiritual (4 clinical), Kinky Sex (4 clinical), Hoarding (4 clinical), Not Acting When Action is Needed (4 clinical) and 20 Common Ethical Mishaps (3 ethical).

Substance Abuse Counselors  – approved by the Addictive Disorder Regulatory Authority for 23 clock hours.

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.

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

 

Details

Start:
July 13 @ 8:00 am
End:
July 15 @ 4:30 pm

Venue

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

Organizer

Professional Training Resources
Phone:
(318) 443-0845
Email:
lisa@professionaltrainingresourcesinc.com