Upcoming Professional Development

An Introduction to Internal Family Systems Therapy (IFS) - Tuesday, October 4, 2022 I 4:30 to 7:30 pm

 

To register, visit: https://secure.touchnet.com/C20134_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=1416 

For directions, visit https://goo.gl/maps/g4ZWJZPMTK2cUWn97 

For information about parking, please visit https://www.mtsu.edu/ccps/parking.php


Fees

MTSU Alum/Faculty/Staff    $35

MTSU Student                       $10

MTSU Non-student               $25

Professional                            $55


In this experiential training you will have the opportunity learn, observe, and practice the IFS model. The IFS model is a compassionate, non-pathologizing approach to understanding the human psyche based on the organization and functioning of “parts”. You will learn what parts are, how to identify them, what purpose they serve, and how to get to know the parts and understand what they are protecting. Although this workshop will not prepare you to be an IFS partitioner, you will walk away from the workshop with many IFS techniques you can use immediately with your clients.  

Objectives:

  1. participants will learn knowledge and skills related to internal family systems (IFS)
  2. participants will develop specific IFS skills including parts and what they are protecting
  3. participants will develop IFS techniques to utilize with clients

Presenter

Dr. Jennifer Jordan is Professor in the Department of Counseling, Leadership, and Educational Studies at Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina.  She received a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Mississippi State University, a M.A. in Psychological Counseling from Nicholls State University, and a B.A. in Psychology from University of Central Florida.  She is a National Certified Counselor (NCC), Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), and Licensed Professional Counselor Supervisor (LPC-S). She currently serves as the President of the South Carolina Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists, Addiction Counselors, and Psych-Educational Specialists. Dr. Jordan serves as the Executive Director of the South Carolina Counseling Association and oversees the annual conference. She has served as president of the Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES), a past board member and secretary of the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES), and a current member of the American Association of State Counseling Boards (AASCB).

Dr. Jordan received the 2015 LaRoche Graduate Faculty Award for Excellence in Graduate Instruction. She has co-edited two books with former students, written nine book chapters with students, and presented with over 30 students at state and national conferences.


Continuing Education:

Participants will earn three (3) clock hours of continuing education.  

The MTSU Professional Counseling Program is a National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 4216), which allows all events to be approved to earn continuing education credits designed to meet requirements for professional licensure and/or certifications. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  As an ACEP, the MTSU Professional Counseling Program is solely responsible for programming, including the awarding of NBCC credit.

For questions, please contact Dr. Robin Lee at robin.lee@mtsu.edu.

DSM-5-TR: Updates & Practical Applications for Mental Health Professionals | Friday, October 14, 2022, 10:00 to 12:00 pm 

 

To register, visit: https://secure.touchnet.com/C20134_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=1418 

For directions, visit https://goo.gl/maps/g4ZWJZPMTK2cUWn97 

For information about parking, please visit https://www.mtsu.edu/ccps/parking.php


Fees

MTSU Alum/Faculty/Staff    $25

MTSU Student                       $5

MTSU Non-student               $15

Professional                            $35

Virtual                                      $35


Description

The DSM-5-TR (Text Revision) was released in early 2022 and contains new disorders and updates to previously established disorders.  Also addressed is how culture, racism and discrimination should be incorporated into the diagnostic process.  This two-hour presentation will provide an overview of these changes and provide participants with the opportunity to hone their diagnostic skills by applying a diagnostic decision-making approach to real-world cases.

Objectives

The objectives of the workshop are as follows:

  • Learn about the primary changes that have been made pertaining to select DSM diagnoses.
  • Learn how the DSM-5-TR has incorporated information pertaining to culture, racism and discrimination with respect to diagnoses & diagnostic decision-making.
  • Hone diagnostic skills by applying a diagnostic decision-making approach to cases.Chris Quarto

Presenter

Dr. Christopher J. Quarto, (He, Him, His; Chris.Quarto@mtsu.edu) is a Professor in the MTSU Professional Counseling Program.  He earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1992.  Prior to joining the Professional Counseling faculty, Dr. Quarto worked in Michigan and Wisconsin as a clinical mental health counselor and private practice psychologist, respectively. He worked closely with school personnel and physicians concerning children, adolescents and adults who exhibited a variety of educational and psychological disorders. He is a licensed psychologist (HSP) and licensed professional counselor (Michigan) and has a part-time private practice in which he provides counseling services to adults as well as psychological testing services to individuals of all ages. Dr. Quarto is a Board Certified-TeleMental Health Provider (BC-TMH) and completed an addiction counseling certificate program through Montana State University’s Extended University. He is past president of the Tennessee Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. Dr. Quarto was awarded the 2007 – 2008 MTSU College of Education and Behavioral Science Teaching Award, University College 2012 Distinguished Educator in Distance Education Award and 2019 Charles Thompson Counselor Educator of the Year Award by the Tennessee Association of Counselor Education & Supervision.  He has hosted podcasts pertaining to professional issues for professional counselors and other mental health professionals.  Dr. Quarto’s research interests include telemental health and counselor development and supervision. 


Continuing Education

Participants will earn two (2) clock hours of continuing education.

The MTSU Professional Counseling Program is a National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP No. 4216), which allows all events to be approved to earn continuing education credits designed to meet requirements for professional licensure and/or certifications. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  As an ACEP, the MTSU Professional Counseling Program is solely responsible for programming, including the awarding of NBCC credit.

For questions, please contact Dr. Robin Lee at robin.lee@mtsu.edu.  

Brainspotting: Phase 2 - Friday, October Tuesday, October 21, Saturday, October 22, & October 23, 2022 I 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (central time)

 

To find more information including registration, visit:

https://brainspotting-training.com/events/brainspotting-phase-2-in-person-training-murfreesboro-tn-oct-21-23-2022/

For directions, visit https://goo.gl/maps/g4ZWJZPMTK2cUWn97 

For information about parking, please visit https://www.mtsu.edu/ccps/parking.php


Trainers:

Christine Ranck, Ph.D., LCSW, and Cynthia Schwartzberg, LCSW are Senior Brainspotting Trainers and Supervisors with over 30 years of experience in private practice, Christine in NYC and Cynthia in NYC/Atlanta. Close colleagues of Dr. David Grand, discoverer/developer of Brainspotting, they participate in a monthly consultation group with Dr. Grand.  They specialize in working with survivors of profound trauma, and in creativity and performance enhancement for athletes, artists, and performers, and are internationally known seminar leaders and speakers.

Dr. Ranck is the co-author of Ignite the Genius Within.  Cynthia Schwartzberg is the author of The Curious Voyage.


Description:

Brainspotting is the revolutionary and highly effective mind-body treatment that uses relevant eye positions to access the brain/body’s innate self-scanning and self-healing capacities, and thus release the core neurobiological sources of emotional and/or body pain, trauma, dissociation, and a variety of challenging symptoms.

Visit this link for Phase 2 Course Objectives and Agenda.


Schedule:

Friday through Sunday, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm Central Time Zone


Who is this training for?

This course for Psychologists (Introductory Level), Social Workers (Beginning Level), MFTs, Counselors, Creative Arts Therapists and Chemical Dependency Counselors – Introductory Levels.

Your certificate will be available after the course. A link will be provided to register for it.


Continuing Education Credits

This event is sponsored by R. Cassidy Seminars for a possible 21 CE hours.

Visit this link to check to see if your state accepts RCassidy for CEs (by your state, and the kind of license you hold).

Do not pay for a certificate until you confirm that your state will accept RCassidy trainings.


Student and Refresher Discounts:

Student Discount:  NON-WORKING FULL-TIME graduate students currently enrolled in an accredited program receive a special $400 rate.

  • No other job or employment income.
  • Bring your current student photo id with you to training registration.
  • Use code GSD428 at checkout.

Refresher Discount:  Taking the Phase 2 course again? We welcome you with a 50% discount. Use code RD421 during checkout.

Questions: Click to contact Dr. Ranck

 

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