Ethics and Boundaries: Wellness Skills and Mindfulness Exercises
- Thursday, September 10, 2015 • Oshkosh, WI
This Ethics and Boundaries training will teach and coach mindfulness strategies to manage adult distress. Incorporating concepts from pioneering research at UW – Madison’s Center for Investigating Healthy Minds (CIHM), Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and eastern meditation practices, you will learn simple strategies to reduce stress and improve feelings of wellness.
Train the Trainer: Crisis Prevention, Effectively Dealing with Challenging Behaviors
(UW-Green Bay Program)
- September 18, 2015 • Green Bay, WI
This Train-the-Trainer workshop will provide practitioners with intervention strategies and practical techniques to effectively deal with challenging individuals and situations. Professionals will acquire a better understanding of human behavior and identify important crisis escalation continuum transitions.
Ethics and Boundaries: Strengthening Cultural Competency
(UW-Green Bay Program)
- Friday, September 25, 2015 • Green Bay, WI
- Friday, October 23, 2015 • Weston, WI
- Friday, November 13, 2015 • Manitowoc, WI
- Additional dates in 2016 and 2017
The ability to think, assess and engage in ways that respect the diversity of individuals and groups we serve while maintaining competent/working ethical boundaries will be the focus of this workshop. We will examine our biases, while seeking and sharing knowledge, experience and skills to better understand our clients.
What is Healthy Adolescent Sexuality in Today's World?
- Thursday, October 15, 2015 • Appleton, WI
- Thursday, November 12, 2015 • West Bend, WI
In today’s world of technology and social media, it is more and more difficult to determine what is “normal”, age-appropriate sexual behavior for an adolescent and what behaviors are concerning? Practitioners will learn about cutting-edge information on this topic as well as how to have these difficult conversations with youth.
Trauma's Affects on the Developing Brain and Interventions for Clients with Trauma
- Thursday, December 3, 2015 • Fond du Lac, WI
This workshop will translate current trauma research into usable information for educators in the classroom. You will learn the definition of complex developmental trauma v. acute trauma and the effects of both on wellness, perception, memory, learning, social behavior and emotional resilience.