WELLNESS RECORDED WEBINARS

Self-Care for Helping Professionals

Presented By Kurstie Bevelhymer-Rangel, LSW

1 CE

 

This training will provide education surrounding the topic of self-care for helping professionals. It will provide a new definition of self-care and present information that breaks down the structure of various aspects related to self-care. Through examining societal ideologies and assumptions of self-care, this training will break down numerous barriers to self-care that are common amongst helping professionals. It will reframe what self-care looks like as well as present information that aids helping professionals in making self-care an attainable and valuable tool for everyday life. In addition this training will aid in coping with vicarious/secondary trauma and compassion fatigue as well as utilizing self-care as a preventative tool against burnout.

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Grief and Bereavement in the Present Moment

Presented By Luca Mendlein, LISW

1 CE

In this webinar we will explore how grief can present in our communities during the current pandemic. We will discuss current areas of knowledge and suggested coping skills, specifically paying attention to how grief and loss exist in the body and offering methods of working with these responses. We will also explore ways in which grief affects marginalized populations, including members of BIPOC and LGBTQ+ communities. Discussion regarding current events and how this influences clients’ presentations in session will be discussed within the context of grief and loss.

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All Bodies Are Good Bodies: Addressing Fatphobia in the LGBTQ+ Community

Presented By Luca Mendlein, LISW

2 CEs- Meets ethics requirements

This webinar will provide information about the effects of fatphobia and diet culture on members of the LGBTQ+ community, specifically exploring connections between fatphobia, dysphoria, and eating disorders. The webinar will offer mental health clinicians methods of examining internalized fatphobia and addressing these issues with clients, with a focus on making the therapeutic environment safer and more accessible for fat clients.

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Utilizing the Body, Breath and Mindfulness in Telehealth Counseling

Presented By Abbey Carter Logan, LPCC-S

1 CE

Are you sick of staring at the screen with your clients and burning out your eyes and spirit? This training will cover some creative ways to soothe your clients anxiety, depression and other mental and emotional concerns via telehealth counseling. Experiential techniques will be taught and practiced to offer you some respite from the chair and challenges of providing counseling over a screen. Take the hour to move, breath and relax with me while learning ways to provide these creative techniques to enhance your clinical work on the screen.

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Rest: An Essential for Self Care and Clinical Practice

Presented by Abbey Carter Logan, LPCC-S
1 CE

As we continue to move through a global pandemic and social justice movements, rest has become even more essential for the therapists who have been on the front lines since day one. Just living in the world today activates that stress response, especially if you are a member of marginalized communities. Research shows that rest makes us more productive, but what if rest was about living a more fulfilling life? This webinar will explore the different types of rest and how we can implement them into our clinical and well-being practices now.

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Psychopharmacology: Treating Depression and Anxiety Disorders

Presented by Dr. Katharine Frissora, DNP, PMHNP-BC
2 CEs

This webinar will provide an overview of the etiology and treatment of the depressive and anxiety disorders and describe the psychopharmacology and pharmacokinetics of medications. The clinical relevance of pharmacotherapy for anxiety and depressive disorders will be discussed in addition to other non-pharmacological treatments and emerging therapies.

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Trauma and the Brain

Presented By Alexis Rae Burrow, LPCC-S

1 CE

 

This webinar is designed to be an introduction to neurobiology of trauma. It will present specific brain structures and biological responses associated with stress, trauma and anxiety. During this webinar we will discuss what happens to brain chemicals during a traumatic response beyond the terms “fight, flight or freeze.” Participants will have an opportunity to brainstorm and leave with an ability to discuss these biological responses with their clients.

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Everybody for Every Body: Trans Justice Oriented Sex Education

Presented by Elijah Johnson, LISW
2 CEs- Meets Ethics Requirements

This webinar will provide guidance on how to support, empower and educate trans/gender expansive/queer people and their loved ones about consensual, safe, trauma-informed sex. It will present specific information surrounding the current state of sex education, barriers and gaps in care/education, and how to offer accurate, age-appropriate information for marginalized gender and sexual communities.

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Healing 101: Mental Health and the Indigenous Community

Presented by Kurstie Bevelhymer-Rangel, LSW
3 CEs- Meets Ethics Requirements

This webinar will aim to provide education on the history, intersectionality, and best practices of working with Indigenous people, communities, and tribes. The populations covered will extend beyond the federally recognized tribes of what is now known as the United States and will also cover the First Nations of Canada, Inuit, Métis, as well as Indigenous tribes of Mexico. This training will serve as a brief introduction to working with Indigenous communities, confronting the barriers to healthcare, mental healthcare, and provide resources for advocacy on behalf of these communities. 

Native/Indigenous people have been colonized since the formation of what is now considered The United States of America. Due to forced cultural assimilation, many Native/Indigenous communities lost their identities and are victims to political, economic, and cultural structures prominent in the US that contribute to a rise in health-related problems, including mental health illnesses. To combat this, it is imperative to address the inequality and discrimination faced by Native/Indigenous people as this has been shown to be more effective than the standardized societal focus and emphasis on medication and traditional western therapy.

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A Therapist’s 101: HIV/AIDS

Presented by Elijah Johnson, LISW
1 CE- Meets Ethics Requirements

This webinar will provide an introduction to HIV/AIDS, and how to support, empower and offer resources to those diagnosed with HIV/AIDS. It will present specific information surrounding: vocabulary, what to expect upon diagnosis, treatment, prevention, stigma, the legal landscape at this time, and resources for clients. This webinar is presented In honor of World AIDS Day.

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Low Libido or Desire Discrepancy

Presented by Alexis Rae Burrow, LPCC-S and Heather Sexton, LPC
2 CEs

Low libido is one of the biggest concerns women bring to health-care providers in and outside of the therapy room. Often, evidence shows, women who struggle with low libido don’t reveal their struggle unless directly asked. The problem is, very few clinicians have any training on how to recognize and especially treat low libido. This training will equip therapists with ways to identify this common sexual concern. You will leave this training being able to assess and intervene with evidence-based interventions for this common sexual issue.

Training coming soon.

Radical Rest: Dismantling Productivity and Reclaiming Self Care

Presented by Abbey Carter Logan, LPCC-S and Kurstie Bevelhymer-Rangel, LSW
3 CEs

Research has shown that rest and self-care are essential for our wellbeing. Many of us know this and have a difficult time showing up in our lives for ourselves as we continue to show up for our clients. Join us as we guide you through dismantling white supremist and capitalistic societal ideologies of productivity and self-care, to help you reframe what these core practices can look like in your everyday life and clinical work. This training will aim to acknowledge how current events are impacting our daily lives as well as guide you through practical ways to manage distressing results such as collective trauma, pandemic and compassion fatigue.

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Intuitive Eating and Anti-Fat Bias in the LGBTQ+ Community: The History of Anti-Fat Bias

Presented by Reyna Lusson, LSW and Miriam Mogilevsky, LISW-S
1.5 CEs- Meets Ethics Requirements 

Participants will learn the history and origins of anti-fat bias in the context of racism and ableism. This session will bust some common diet culture myths, and break down the white supremacist history of the BMI.

The content of this training draws significantly on the work of fat activists and scholars; participants will be provided with a comprehensive list of resources from individuals with lived experience, and are strongly encouraged to continue learning from this material. Miri and Reyna strongly believe that fat people deserve paid opportunities to speak about their own experiences of fatphobia and perspectives on how to resist it; this training is not that, and should not be considered a substitute for learning directly from fat individuals about their experiences.

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Intuitive Eating and Anti-Fat Bias in the LGBTQ+ Community: Anti-Fat Bias in Medical and Therapeutic Settings

Presented by Reyna Lusson, LSW and Miriam Mogilevsky, LISW-S
2 CEs- Meets Ethics Requirements 

Participants will learn how anti-fat bias shows up in the present day and creates disparities in healthcare. This session will discuss how weight stigma affects patients and staff in healthcare settings. There will be discussion on how microaggressions such as fatphobic documentation and BMI limits for gender affirming surgery can lead to health disparities and avoidance of medical care.

 

The content of this training draws significantly on the work of fat activists and scholars; participants will be provided with a comprehensive list of resources from individuals with lived experience, and are strongly encouraged to continue learning from this material. Miri and Reyna strongly believe that fat people deserve paid opportunities to speak about their own experiences of fatphobia and perspectives on how to resist it; this training is not that, and should not be considered a substitute for learning directly from fat individuals about their experiences.

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Intuitive Eating and Anti-Fat Bias in the LGBTQ+ Community: Intuitive Eating 101

Presented by Reyna Lusson, LSW and Miriam Mogilevsky, LISW-S
2 CEs- Meets Ethics Requirements 

This webinar will focus on intuitive eating as a way to resist diet culture and anti-fat bias. This is not a comprehensive training on intuitive eating, but will introduce the core principles, as well as some other strategies that providers can use to disrupt anti-fat bias in medical and therapeutic settings. 

 

The content of this training draws significantly on the work of fat activists and scholars; participants will be provided with a comprehensive list of resources from individuals with lived experience, and are strongly encouraged to continue learning from this material. Miri and Reyna strongly believe that fat people deserve paid opportunities to speak about their own experiences of fatphobia and perspectives on how to resist it; this training is not that, and should not be considered a substitute for learning directly from fat individuals about their experiences.

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