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July 2018 CE Blast
NASW/CT Offers Two Workshops
for the Price of One!
“From Cultural Competence to Cultural Humility: 
The Development of Key Racial Justice Skills”
“Emerging Issues: Overcoming Barriers
with Working with Veterans. Increasing the Odds
of Engaging Veterans in Treatment”

Thursday, July 12, 2018
9 am to 1 pm
Four Points by Sheraton
275 Research Parkway, Meriden, CT 06450

Each workshop is approved for 2 CECs and they satisfy license requirements for
Cultural Competency and Veterans Benefits.

Dr. Anthony De Jesus is an Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work and Equitable Community Practice at the University of Saint Joseph. He will present the Cultural Competency workshop where participants will become familiar with definitions and shortcomings of cultural competence and a number of related concepts such as Intersectionality, Implicit Bias, and Cultural Humility. Attendees will engage these concepts experientially and apply to practices with diverse clients and communities.

Albert Guillorn, LMFT currently works with Advanced Behavioral Health Inc. providing intensive community case management services to veterans, National Guard/Reserve members, and their families to support individuals in the Military Support Program. He served in the Army during Vietnam, 9 th Infantry division, 3 rd Brigade, Company 9 th Medical, and Tan An. He is a licensed marriage and family therapist with significant experience with clients of diverse socioeconomic and ethnic backgrounds.

Cost for NASW Members: $60
***Cost for non members: $80
Continuing Education Seminars Approved for 5 CECs
July 16

July 20

July 27

August 13

August 17

August 20
*Satisfies the continuing education requirement for content on Cultural Competency
Questions? Contact us at SSW.CE@uconn.edu or 959.200.3617
Psychotherapy Healing Services, LLC
offers 4 State-of-the-art Practical Applications Workshops
Summer/Fall 2018

Mediumship, Paranormal, Psychedelic
& Transpersonal Therapy
Thursday, August 23, 5:30 to 9:00
Mindfulness, Meditation, Yoga & CBT
Thursday, September 20, 5:30 to 9:00
Energy Healing & Quantum Cognition/Psychology
Thursday, October 18, 5:30 to 9:00
The above workshops are pending approval for 3 CECs each by NASW/CT and the cost of $65 per workshop includes handouts and refreshments. Workshops take place at the office of Psychotherapy Healing Services at
10 Grassmere Avenue, Suite #300, West Hartford, CT 06110

On Friday October 26 , and repeated on Saturday, October 27 , Psychotherapy Healing Services will offer Celestial Psychology ® Practical Applications from 9:30 am to 4 pm. This workshop will propel your professional and personal work to new levels of expanded consciousness and awareness.
Approval pending for 6 CECs by NASW/CT . The cost is $150.00
and includes handouts & a Catered Lunch

For more information, click here or call CE Mattingly, LCSW (workshop presenter and creator of Celestial Psychology®) at 860-586-8700

The CEC credits meet the continuing education criteria for LCSWs, LMSWs, LPCs, LMFTs and Licensed Psychologists for Licensure renewal.
Working with the Post 9/11 Veteran:
What a Civilian Social Worker Needs to Know

Friday, August 24, 2018, 9:00 to 11:30

WCSU Midtown Campus, White Hall, Room 127
181 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810

Registration and coffee from 9:00 to 9:30. Program begins promptly at 9:30.
 (parking in garage on 5th Avenue near White Street)

Many social workers feel they do not have the tools to work with veterans. This workshop will help you better understand military culture and the unique needs of veterans, allowing you to explore how you can apply your current knowledge base to work effectively with this population.

Presented by Sharon Young, PhD, LCSW, an associate professor of social work at Western Connecticut State University and a NASW member. Sharon has presented and published research on the adjustment of veterans to college and teaching military social work. As a former Embedded Clinician in the Connecticut National Guard and faculty advisor to the student veteran group on campus, Sharon integrates her knowledge of military culture, research, and practice.

Approved for 2 CECs by NASW/CT and meets the
Veterans Services requirement for licensure renewal.
Co-sponsored by the Social Work Department at WCSU and NASW/CT 
Cost: $10 Student           $35 NASW Members      $60 Non-Members

or call 860-257-8066 for more information.
UConn Launches New Certificate Program to Develop Supervisory Skills
Beginning September 2018 – Enrollment Limited to 25
36 CECs
Many MSW supervisors find themselves thrust into supervisory roles without the skills, knowledge, or support they need to succeed. The Social Work Practice Fellows is a 36 hour certificate program featuring an advanced curriculum with a focus on the most complex issues facing social work supervisors today.
Content areas:
  • Increasing Skills in Individual and Group Supervision
  • Teaching Social Work Assessment Skills
  • Advancing Knowledge of Health Challenges
  • Strengthening Knowledge of Mental Health and Substance Use Challenges
  • Building Capacity among Staff for Effective Practice with Families
  • Confronting Performance and Organizational Challenges
Early Bird Discount available for applications submitted by Aug 10.

Learn more about the Social Work Practice Fellows Certificate Program.

Questions? SSWCE@uconn.edu or 959-200-3617
Heart Path Therapy for
Therapists  TM Weekend Retreat
Become An Inspired and Empowered Psychotherapist
Heal Yourself In Order to Help Others Heal
Empower love, understanding, intuition, and compassion; the most important ingredients to healing. Heart Path Therapy integrates guided imagery, inner childwork, energy psychology, Family Constellations, and sacred wisdom. We will have yoga and a sweat lodge and vegetarian meals. September 14-16. Come and experience a process that inspires your personal, spiritual, and professional development. Training approved for 15 CECs by NASW/CT.
We have trainings and groups as well, CE's offered or pending. Please go to progressivepsychotherapy.com for more information or call 860-844-1069. You can also send an email to debrafranklin@progressivepsychotherapy.com .