Effective, engaging continuing education for social workers, psychologists and other mental health professionals

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Learn, network and connect on multiple levels with talented, seasoned clinicians, educators and peers

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Informative and experiential workshop held in a nurturing and professional environment

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Our exciting, state-of-the-art CEU’s provide clinicians with current theory, tools for assessment, evaluation and diagnosis, and creative treatment strategies.  The combination of didactic and experiential trainings will deepen your knowledge and re-energize your work!

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The Challenges of the Holiday Season

It’s important to keep in mind this can be a time of great ambivalence for many people. There is a

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The Impact of the Ebola Frenzy

As the air becomes cooler and crisper, and lawns are blanketed in a crunch of crimson and gold leaves, it’s

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It’s So Easy to Blame the Victims

I have to be totally honest- when I heard about Janay Rice’s decision to stay with and marry Ray Rice,

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Lisa is an excellent presenter.  The information was so clear and the power points were so helpful.  There was a perfect balance between theory, practice and intervention. I have grown so much clinically from this training and I cannot imagine other social work clinicians not benefiting from this program.

– Maureen Harkness, LCSW-C

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