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ADDRESSING GENDER SPECIFIC ISSUES IN THE TREATMENT PROCESS 8/5/2018
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This course will review the etiology and symptoms of both Women's and Men's Gender Specific issues and their impact upon the client's thinking, emotions, and behaviors.

 Export to Your Calendar 8/15/2018
When: Wednesday, August 15, 2018
9:00PM - 4:30PM
Where: CT Nonprofit Center, Hartford
Connecticut
United States
Contact: Katie Breslin


Online registration is available until: 8/15/2018
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Addressing Gender Specific Issues in the Treatment Process


This course will review the etiology and symptoms of both Women's and Men's Gender Specific issues and their impact upon the client's thinking, emotions, and behaviors. Issues such as societal pressures, clinical prevalence of specific mental health disorders and substance use, and the issues of gender specific oppression and lack of equal access to resources will be reviewed. In addition, strategies to assist with these issues will be discussed using case studies, film vignettes, and small group activities.

 

Training Objectives:

1. To identify prevalent gender specific issues and challenges for clients
2. To understand the effects of these issues on thinking, emotions, and behaviors
3. To discuss the specific effects of substances of abuse on both men and women
4. To overview the current "best practice models" utilized to stabilize and assist clients in managing these issues

 

Instructor:

Mary O'Sullivan LMFT, LADC, LPC, Clinical Manager and Clinical Trainer with over 27 years of experience, both nationally and internationally in both private and public sectors. In the State of Connecticut, Mary-K has trained for: Department of Corrections, Judicial Department, and the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services. As a trainer for the Division of Education and Training for the Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services, and the Judicial Department, Mary-K provides training to DOC staff, adult and juvenile probation officers, parole officers, juvenile residential services staff, bail staff, women's and family matters staff, clinicians, case managers, and medical staff.

 

Program Fees:

The Early Bird Discount is available until July 18, 2018.

  • $65 for Members
  • $120 for Not-Yet-Members

Regular registration fees are:

  • $90 for Members
  • $145 for Not-Yet-Members

The program fee covers workshop materials, assessment tools, and some meals. Payment is due in full upon registration and enrollment will not be guaranteed until payment is received.

 

This training has been approved for 5 Continuing Education Credit Hours by the National Association of Social Workers, CT and meets the continuing education criteria for CT Social Work Licensure renewal.

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