Events

Moral Injury and Combat Veterans: The Unspoken InjurySep 21, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PMShelby Campus,
About: Using published and yet-to-be published empirical, experiential and practice data, this presentation will help participants better understand the holistic and existential needs of returning combat Veterans. While the target audience is advanced clinical social workers, this material is relevant to anyone who might work with the military or Veteran population or their families. This presentation will explore this phenomenon, discuss the challenges of a differential diagnosis, and introduce an emerging construct, Moral Injury, as a possible confounding variable in this process. Emerging transformational models and evidence-based interventions will also be discussed.
Pediatric Head Trauma for Social WorkersSep 28, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 11:00 AMShelby Campus,
About: This training will cover the recognition and prevention of pediatric abusive head trauma as defined in KRS 620.020. Topics will include definition of pediatric abusive head trauma and the injuries and conditions that accompany it. It will also include information on risk factors, diagnostic indicators and strategies for working with families to prevent inflicted injury.
DSM-5 for Social WorkersOct 25, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
About: This presentation will provide an overview of the DSM-5. The presentation will discuss the history of the DSM and the changes from the DSM-IV to the DSM-5. A comprehensive overview of each section will be discussed and the criterion associated with disorders. The presentation will also highlight assessment and provide case conceptualizations.
Social Work Ethics: Addressing Complexity- For Licensure RenewalOct 31, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PMShelby Campus,
About: Social work professionals are increasingly dealing with clients and colleagues who hold very different views of ethical and moral issues. The purpose of this workshop is to examine potential conflicts so that social workers may better determine proactive responses to them. Participants will review the 201 KAR 23:080 regulation with regard to social work ethics, and practice implications will be explored. This workshop is approved by the Kentucky Board of Social Work.
Couples Counseling 101Nov 01, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PMShelby Campus,
About: Presenters will describe how Social Workers can utilize current research on neuroscience and attachment theory to inform their practice. Presenters will connect the research directly to the use of Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy as a model for couples work. Presenters will provide examples of how neurophysiology, affect regulation and attachment impact couples work. Presenters will demonstrate through experiential exercises material presented.
Assessing, Treating, and Managing SuicideOct 05, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 04:30 PMShelby Campus,
About: This workshop is designed to meet the requirements of KRS 210.36 for social workers
Substance Use Disorders and Treating the Involuntary ClientOct 18, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PMShelby Campus,
About: This workshop will explore Evidence Based Therapies that have been proven to assist this population to better develop healthier coping skills, make decision based on cognitive cause and effect perspectives vs. an emotionally reactive based choices. Causal relationships with relapse will be examined along with other modalities of Treatment M.A.T., etc…Motivational techniques will be discussed as added skill sets for mental health professionals to utilize for retention of involuntary clients.
The Potential Life Long Impact of Domestic Violence on Adult Children’s RelationshipsOct 19, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PMShelby Campus,
About: All across the United States and the World there are currently children residing in homes where domestic violence is occurring between their adult care givers. This workshop will explore the long term consequences on the adult relationships that children who were raised in violence will potentially have. We will explore how witnessing violence in any form impacts the whole person. We will end with sharing of evidenced based inventions that are effective in changing the life trajectory of our next generation thereby stopping the cycle.
An Introduction to Dialectical Behavioral TherapyNov 02, 2018 from 09:00 AM to 12:00 PM
About: Will facilitate workshop on Dialectical Behavioral Therapy and its origins, will provide information on the origins of personality disorders including environmental and genetic contributing factors, as well as characteristics and features of Borderline Personality Disorders. Will inform and provide evidence-based research on attachment disorders in children and adults which contribute to personality disorders. Will introduce historical information and origins of DBT Therapy, including Marsha Linehan and others who have contributed to the evolution of the theory and therapy. Will explain contract for DBT treatment and give sample, rules in DBT groups and reasoning behind crisis calling and individual therapy in conjunction with group therapy requirements. Will review all modules for DBT therapy including Mindfulness, Emotion Regulation, Interpersonal Effectiveness and Distress Tolerance skills.
LCSW Supervision TrainingNov 02, 2018 from 01:00 PM to 04:00 PM
About: The 3 hour interactive course meets the KY state requirements to act as a supervisor of record. Concepts covered include: supervision objectives, supervision models, supervisory contracts, parallel process, clinical supervision records, transference/counter transference, and phases of the supervision process.