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JANUARY

Preparing for Court/Competency Evaluations with Dr. Bruce Cappo

When: Friday, January 5th, 2017
Where: CrossWinds Myers conference room – 1000 Lincoln, Emporia Ks. 66801
What time: 9 am to 4:30 pm
Who: Bruce Cappo  “Preparing for Court/Competency Evaluations”
CEU’s: 6
Cost: $145

 

Objectives:

  • Describe how mental health professionals can best prepare for potential testimony in most any court situation.
  • Distinguish the role of eye witness versus expert witness testimony, and how to present such evidence effectively in either situation.
  • Identify key aspects in documentation when facing possible court involvement.
  • Clarify the role for therapists in providing Competency Evaluations as compared to other types of testimony or assessments.
  • Recommend evaluation tools to consider in completing Competency Evaluations.

 

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FEBRUARY

Continuing Education for School Staff & Behavioral Health Care Staff with Dr. Tina Payne Bryson

When:

Wednesday, February 14th, 2017 for SCHOOL STAFF

• Morning Session for Elementary staff – 9am to 12 pm
• Afternoon Session for Secondary Staff – 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Thursday February 15th, 2017 for BEHAVIORAL HEALTH CARE STAFF

• 9am to 4:30pm

Where: Bowyer Building Emporia KS. Lyon County Fair Grounds
Who: Dr. Tina Payne Bryson
Continuing Education Credits: 3 for School Staff (1/2 Day) and 6 for Behavioral Health Care staff (Full Day)
Cost: School Staff – $99 (1/2 Day) and Behavioral Health Care staff  $199 (Full Day)
Objectives:
Drawing on cutting-edge research and neuroscience, this workshop focuses on the information highlighted in Dr. Bryson’s best-selling books The Whole-Brain Child (Random House, 2011, co-authored with Daniel J. Siegel) and No-Drama Discipline (Random House, 2014, co-authored with Daniel J. Siegel).  Understanding the Whole-Brain approach will allow educators and therapists to:

  • Consider ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) from an interpersonal, neurobiology lens
  • Apply the framework of interpersonal neurobiology to child development and discipline strategies
  • Understand different types of integration that will allow them to teach in revolutionary ways;
  • Utilize Whole-Brain strategies to lay the groundwork for promoting integration and mental health in parents and their children;
  • Be intentional about teaching specific caregiving experiences to shape how children’s brains are wired and therefore function;
  • Teach kids about their own brain so they can have additional tools for self-regulation and make better decisions;
  • Work with parents to establish a consistent, overarching, Whole-Brain approach to discipline
  • Give kids tools to change their own struggles so they can be less reactive and more resilient.

 

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