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February 2020

February 19, 20 and 21

Alzheimer’s Disease and Other Dementias Certification Training

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc

Location:  2/19:  Hilton Garden Inn Columbia/Harbison, 434 Columbiana Drive, Columbia, SC, 29212

2/20:  Marriott Riverfront Savannah, 100 General McIntosh Blvd, Savannah, Ga.  31401

2/21:  DoubleTree Jacksonville Airport,  2101 Dixie Clipper Dr., Jacksonville, Fl.  32218

Fee:  $249.99

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

Contact:  Contact: Lori Manning, 800-844-8260

February 19

Responding to Compassion Fatigue

Brodie Paterson, Ph.D., M.Ed.

Sponsor:  The Methodist Home for Children and Youth

Location:  The Methodist Home, 304 Pierce Ave, Macon, GA  31204

Fee:  $100

Contact:  Cameron Bishop, LCSW, 478-737-9601

2 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 20

Reducing Restrictive Practice

Brodie Paterson, Ph.D., M.Ed

Sponsor: The Methodist Home for Children and Youth

Location: The Methodist Home, 304 Pierce Ave, Macon, GA 31204

Fee:  $100

Contact: Cameron Bishop, LCSW, 478-737-9601

2 core hours for LMFT’s

 

February 20-21

Telemental Health Professionals:  2 Day Distance Therapy Training

Joni Gilbertson, LCPC

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc.

Location:  Holiday Inn Atlanta/Roswell, 909 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell, GA  30076

Fee:  499.99

12.5 core hours for LMFT’s

Contact:  Abby Klingenberg  800-844-8260

February 21

Competent Care for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming

Ren Massey, PhD

Sponsor:  The Knowledge Tree

Location:  Hilton Garden Inn, 3045 Windy Hill Rd., Atlanta, GA  30339

Time:  9 am -4:30 pm

Fee:  $135 before 2/7, $155 after

Contact:  Jordan Barbeau,  404-913-2005

6 core hours for LMFT’s

February 21

Co-Occurring Disorders with Youths and Adults

Amy Jones, LPC

Location:  Administrative Offices of Avita, 4331 Thurmon Tanner Pkwy, Flowery Branch, GA  30542

Time:  9 am – 4:30 pm

Fee:  $100

Contact:  Gail Smith, 678-513-5712

6 core hours for LMFT’s

February 26, 27, 28

Art Therapy Based Toolbox:  Creative Techniques for Children and Adolescents with ODD, ADHD, Anxiety and Mood Disorders

Janet Bush, ED.S, ATR-BC

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc

Locations:  2/26:  Hilton Atlanta Hotel and Conference Center, Marietta, Ga

2/27:  Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown, Decatur GA

2/28:  Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown, Athens, Ga

Fee:  $249.99

Contact:  Abby Klingeberg  1-800-844-8260

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

February 28-29

Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP):  The Gold Standard in Anxiety and OCD Treatment

Becky Beaton, Ph.D.

Sponsor:  The Knowledge Tree

Location:  Hilton Garden Inn, 3045 Windy Hill Rd, Atlanta, GA  30339

Time:  9 am – 430 pm each day

Fee:  $295 before Feb. 14, $315 after

Contact:  Jordan Barbeau, 404-913-2005

12 core hours for LMFT’s

February 28

Introduction to Internal Family Systems (IFS) Model:  Innovation in the Alleviation of Human Suffering

Jenn Reimersman, LPC, CSAT-S, CMAT-S, EMDR, IFS, NCC

Sponsor:  Richmont Graduate University

Location:  Richmont Graduate University, 1900 The Exchange SE, Bldg. 100, Atlanta, GA  30339

Time: 8:30 – 5 pm

Fee:  $125 for students, $160 for Alumni, Faculty and Staff, $175 for guests

Contact:  Martha Busby, 404-835-6121

7 core hours for LMFT’s

March 2020

March 3

When Marital Intimacy Protects:  Chronic Female Sexual Problems

Michael Sytsma, Ph.D. and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor:  Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.

Location:  Synchronous Online Workshop

9am-1:15 pm

Fee:  $159

Contact:  Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505

4 core hours for LMFT’s

March 4, March 5 and March 6

Internal Family Systems Therapy:  Step by Step Procedures for healing Traumatic Wounds and Alleviating Anxiety

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc

Location:  March 4:  DoubleTree Jacksonville Airport, 2101 Dixie Clipper Dr.  Jacksonville, FL  32218

March 5:  Holiday Inn Hotel and Conference Center, 1805 West Hill Ave, Valdosta, GA  31601

March 6:  Residence Inn Tallahassee Universities at the Capitol, 600 West Gaines St, Tallahassee Fl.

Fee:  $249.99

Contact:  Abby Klingenberg, 800-844-8260

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

March 6

Beyond Sexual Silencing

Sponsor:  WholeHeart Psychotherapy, LLC

Location:  WholeHeart Psychotherapy, 6 Lenox Pointe NE, Atlanta, GA  30324

Time:  9:30-12:30 pm

Fee:  $65

Contact:  Erika Pluhar, PhD, LMFT, EdS, CST, 404-869-0040

3 core hours for LMFT’s

March 6-7

Moving Beyond the Pain:  Embracing a Holistic Approach to Therapy

Sponsor:  Turning Point

Location:  Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine South Ga. Campus, 2050 Tallokas Rd., Moultrie, GA  31768

8:30 am – 5:30 pm each day

Fee:  $99

Contact:  David Griner, 229-873-6481

11 core hours for LMFT’s and 5 hours ethics

March 6

Professional Ethics and Clinical Practice:  Common Case Scenarios

William Doverspike, Ph.D.

Sponsor:  Ridgeview Institute Smyrna

Location:  Pro North Building Auditorium, 3995 South Cobb Dr., Smyrna, GA  30080

Time:  9:30 am – 4 pm

Fee:  $100

Contact:  Latosha Lawlor, 770-434-4568, ext 3001

5 ethics hours

March 8-11

31st Annual National Youth-at-Risk Conference

Sponsor:  Georgia Southern University

Location:  Hyatt Regency Savannah, 2 W. Bay Street, Savannah, GA  31401

Fee:  $365

Contact:  Michel Blitch, 912-478-2584

18 core hours for LMFT’s

 

March 9, 10, 11

Mental Health Issues in the Classroom:  Practical Strategies for Helping Children and Adolescents Succeed

Jay Berk, Ph.D.

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc

Locations:  3/9:  Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown, 390 E. Washington St, Athens, GA  30601

3/10:  Hilton Atlanta Hotel & Conference Ctr, 500 Powder Springs Rd, Marietta, GA  30064

3/11:  Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory, 130 Clairemont Ave, Decatur, GA  30061

Fee:  $249.99

Contact:  Michele Bogen

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

March 11-14

SAHM 2020 Annual Meeting

Sponsor:  Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine

Location:  Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 harbor Island Dr., San Diego, CA  92101

Fee:  $1135.00

Contact: Tracy Sandstrom, 651-789-3719

21.5 core hours for LMFT’s

March 13

Hypnotherapy with Memory Reconsolidation (Level 1)

Dr. Beaton

Sponsor:  The Knowledge Tree

Location:  Hilton Garden Inn, 3045 Windy Hill Rd, Atlanta, GA  30339

Time:  8 am – 4:45 pm

Fee:  $295 before 2/28, $315 after

Contact:  Jordan Barbeau, 404-913-2005

7 core hours for LMFT’s

March 19-20

MBSR:  Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc

Location:  Marietta, Ga, also live video webcast

Contact:  Abby Klingenber, 800-844-8260

12 core hours for LMFT’s

March 20

The Closer We Are the More We Have It?  Relational Intimacy and Sexual Frequency

Michael Sytsma, PhD and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor:  Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.

Location:  Synchronous Online Workshop

Time:  9 am – 4 pm

Fee:  $249

Contact:  Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505

6 core hours for LMFT’s

March 20

Entitlement:  A Hurdle to Recovery

Diana Clark, JD, MA

Sponsor:  Skyland Trail

Location:  Skyland Trail, 1961 N. Druid Hills Rd., Atlanta, GA  30329

Fee:  $80

Contact:  Dawn Collinge,  404-709-3171

3 core hours for LMFT’s

March 20

Ethics 2.0:  When Clinical Goes Digital

Jeff Ashby, Ph.D., ABPP

Sponsor:  Eagle Ranch

Location:  Eagle Ranch Lodge, 5500 Union Church Rd, Flowery Branch, GA  30542

Time:  8:30 am – 3:30 pm

Fee:  $100 early bird, $125 general admission

Contact:  Krista Martin, 770-967-8500

6 ethics hours approved

 

 

April 2020

April 14, 15, 16

Personality Disorders:  The Challenges of the Hidden Agenda

Gregory Lester, Ph.D.

Locations:  4/14:  DoubleTree Columbus Hotel, 5351 Sidney Simons Blvd, Columbus, GA  31904

4/15:  Holiday Inn and Conference Center, 1805 West Hill Ave, Valdosta, GA  31601

4/16:  DoubleTree Jacksonville Airport, 2101 Dixie Clipper Dr., Jacksonville, FL  32218

Time:  8 am – 4 pm

Fee:  $249.99

Contact:  Abby Klingenberg, 800-844-8260

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

April 17

High Impact Couples Therapy:  How to Produce Deep Change Quickly in Troubled Clients

Sponsor:  Society for the Integration of Spirituality and Psychotherapy (SISP)

Location:  Trinity Presbyterian Church, 3003 Howell Mill Rd NW, Atlanta, GA  30307

Fee:  $145 early registration, $165 late

Contact:  Murray Dabby, LCSW, 404-545-2285

6 core hours for LMFT’s

April 17

Not Your Everyday Ethics Talk:  What to do When Your Client’s Attorney Calls (and You Didn’t Even Know They Had an Attorney)

Allison B. Hill, JD, Ph.D.

Sponsor:  Avant Training

Location:  Roam Buckhead, 3365 Piedmont Rd NE, Suite 1400, Atlanta, GA  30305

Time:  9 am – 12:15 pm

Fee:  $125

Contact:  Morgan Chislett, 404-965-3035

3 ethics hours approved

 

April 21

Trauma, PTSD & Complicated Grief:  Effective Assessments and Immediate Interventions for Children, Adolescents and Adults

Michael S. Prokop, M.Ed., CCTP, CSP, LPC, BCPC

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc.

Location:  DoubleTree Hotel Chattanooga, 407 Chestnut St., Chattanooga, TN  37402

Time:  8 am – 4 pm

Fee:  $249.99

Contact:  Abby Klingenberg, 800-844-8260

6 core hours for LMFT’s

April 22-24

3 Day:  Dialectical Behavior Therapy Certification Training

Charles Jacob, Ph.D.

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc.

Location:  Courtyard by Marriott Atlanta Decatur Downtown/Emory, 130 Clairemont Ave., Decatur, GA 30030

Time:  8 am – 4:40 pm each day

Fee:  $599.99

Contact:  Abby Klingenberg, 800-844-8260

21 core hours approved for LMFT’s

April 28-29

2 Day:  Somatic Interventions for Treating Complex Trauma

Janina Fisher, Ph.D.

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc.

Location:  DoubleTree Suites by Hilton Hotel Atlanta-Galleria, 2780 Windy Ridge Pkwy SE, Atlanta, GA  30339, live webcast

Time:  8 am – 4 pm

Fee:  $499.99

Contact:  Abby Klingenberg, 800-844-8260

12.5 core hours for LMFT’s

 

April 29, 30 and May 1, 2020

Suicidal Clients and Self-Harm Behaviors:  Clinical Strategies to Confidently Address 2 of the Most Daunting (and potentially Lethal) Scenarios You’ll Work With

Meagan Nicole Houston, Ph.D., SAP

Sponsor:  Pesi, Inc.

Locations:  4/29:  Macon Marriott City Center, 540 Coliseum Dr, Macon, GA  31217

4/30:  Hilton Garden Inn Athens Downtown, 390 Washington St., Athens, GA  30601

5/1:     Holiday Inn Atlanta/Roswell, 909 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell, GA  30076

5/1:     Live Webscast

Time:  8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Fees:  $249.99

Contact:  Lori Manning:  800-844-8260 x) 5257

6.25 core hours for LMFT’s

May 2020

May 8

Essentials of Male Sexual Problems: What Every Psychologist/Counselor Needs to Know

Michael Sytsma, PhD and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor: Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.
Location: Synchronous Online Workshop
Time: 12 pm – 2 pm
Fee: $79
Contact: Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505
2 core hours for LMFT’s

May 8

Essentials of Female Sexual Problems: What Every Psychologist/Counselor Needs to Know

Michael Sytsma, PhD and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor: Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.
Location: Synchronous Online Workshop
Time: 9:30 am – 11:30 am
Fee: $79
Contact: Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505
2 core hours for LMFT’s

June 2020

June 5

The Closer We Are the More We Have It?  Relational Intimacy and Sexual Frequency

Michael Sytsma, PhD and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor: Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.
Location: Synchronous Online Workshop
Time: 9 am – 4 pm
Fee: $249
Contact: Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505
6 core hours for LMFT

June 6

PTSD, Sexual Trauma and Childhood Abuse

Maritza Garza, MA, LMFT

Sponsor:  The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy, Inc.

Location:  Courtyard Atlanta Perimeter Center, 6250 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA  30328

Time:  10 am – 4 pm

Fee:  $99

Contact:  Teri Bowers, 800-587-2623

5 core hours for LMFT’s

August 2020

August 7

Combat PTSD & Military Sexual Trauma

Kendra Simpkins, MSW, LCSW

Sponsor: The Institute for Rapid Resolution Therapy, Inc.

Location:  Columbus Marriott, 800 Front Ave, Columbus, GA 31901

Time:  9 am – 5 pm

Fee: $99

Contact: Teri Bowers, 800-587-2623

6.5 core hours for LMFT’s

September 2020

September 11

When Marital Intimacy Protects: Chronic Female Sexual Problems

Michael Sytsma, Ph.D. and Marti Witherow, LPC, LMFT

Sponsor: Building Intimate Marriages, Inc.
Location: Synchronous Online Workshop
9am-1:15 pm
Fee: $159
Contact: Michael Sytsma, PhD, 770-822-4505
4 core hours for LMFT’s

October 2020

October 1-5

Rapid Resolution Therapy Fundamentals, Intensive 40 hour Course

Jon Connelly, Ph.D., MSW, LCSW

Location:  Courtyard Atlanta Perimeter Center, 6250 Peachtree Dunwoody Rd, Atlanta, GA  30328

Times:  9:00 am – 6:30 pm each day

Fee:  $1850

Contact:  Teri Bowers, 800-587-2623, ext 4002

40 core hours for LMFT’s