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Ethics and Boundaries and The Ethics of Couples Work

Update 11/18/20: All day training and the afternoon session are full. Two spots remain for the am session. 

3 or 6 Contact Hours

Friday, December 4, 2020 - In Person Training
8:30 am until 4:15 pm (check in begins at 8:00 am)
Location- Providence Fellowship Church (1634 Slaughter Rd. Suite C Madison, AL 35758). Training limited to the first 18 registrants (payment received) to allow for social distancing. 

Cost to attend

Early Registration (by 11/20/20)- $55 for 3 hours or $100 for 6 hours
Late Registration (by 12/3/20)- $85 for 3 hours or $130 for 6 hours
Day of Registration- $115 for 3 hours or $180 for 6 hours

Speaker: Dana Hampson, LPC-S, MBA and  Holly Walker, LPC-S

Content Description and Objectives:

Morning Session: Join Dana to review the ACA and NASW Code of Ethics for guidance on boundary issues, specifically with regards to Social Media. Discussion will involve the pros and cons of Social Media use by clinicians, beliefs and assumptions about Social Media and other related boundary situations and appropriate courses of action.

Afternoon Session: Holly’s engaging and interactive training will explore ethical issues involving couples work and our professional responsibilities as clinicians. Discussion will involve the ACA and NASW Code of Ethics and consideration of special challenges encountered by clinicians in their professional work.

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Human Givens: The Basic Human Needs (& fast phobia relief!)

6 Contact Hours

Friday, January 8, 2021
8:30 am until 4:15 pm (check in begins at 8:00 am)
Location TBA

Cost to attend

$100 by 12/25/20
$130 through 1/7/21
$150 day of/onsite

Speaker: Maggie Minsk, LPC, NCC, CI

Ever heard of the human givens? Want to learn something so incredible that it will more than likely result in a powerful paradigm shift for you both personally and professionally? The HUMAN GIVENS approach is a set of organizing ideas that provides a holistic, scientific framework for understanding the way that individuals and society work and at its core is a highly empowering idea – that we come into the world with an instinctive knowledge of what we need and with a set of inner resources that can help us get our needs met, provided we use them properly and are living within a healthy environment. Based on the most cutting-edge research into neuroscience and consciousness, Human Givens uses healing through trance state as a primary modality for its most powerful treatment. Come join us and learn about one of the most fascinating techniques that can cure/relieve a phobia in just one session.

Learning Objectives:

During this training, attendees will:

1. Learn the 9 primary and basic needs of each human being. 

2. List the resources we have available within us.

3. Delineate the steps of the rewind protocol aand the mechanisms for brain activation that allow it to work. 

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Getting Down to Business: Promoting a Successful Counseling Practice 

6 Contact Hours

Friday, February 5, 2021
8:30 am until 4:15 pm (check in begins at 8:00 am)
Location TBA

Cost to attend

$100 by 1/22/21
$130 through 2/4/21
$180 day of/onsite

Speaker: Dana Hampson, LPC-S, MBA

Learning Objectives:

During this training, attendees will learn: 

1. Examine the myths/biases about private practice.

2. Explore the pros and cons of going into private practice, both solo and group practice included.

3. What NOT to do if you want your business to grow and thrive.

4. Understand how to develop a relatistic business plan and ensure effective business practices.

5. Learn about developing a niche and utilizing effective marketing strategies to grow your practice.

6. Overcome money shame and imposter syndrome.

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Creative Interventions to Facilitate Client Growth: CBT Methods for Anxiety

4 Contact Hours

Friday, March 5, 2021 
9:00 am until 1:30 pm (check in begins at 8:30 am)
Location TBA

Cost to attend

$80 by 2/19/21
$110 through 3/4/21
$140 day of/onsite

Speaker: Holly Walker, LPC-S

Learning Objectives:

During this training, attendees will:

1. Identify signs and symptoms of anxiety.

2. Learn about CBT research and efficacy.

3. Understand how to structure CBT sessions and treat anxiety successfully in 6-20 sessions. 

4. Identify and learn proven effective CBT interventions.

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Effective Therapeutic Interventions for Children and Adolescents

3 Contact Hours

Friday, April 9, 2021
9:00 am until 12:30 pm (check in begins at 8:30 am)
Location TBA

Cost to attend

$70 by 3/27/21
$100 through 4/8/21
$130 day of/onsite

Speaker: Casey Harris, LPC

Learning Objectives:

During this training, attendees will: 

1. Identify developmental stages and key issues related to children and adolescents. 

2. Explain key concepts of Solution-Focused Brief Therapy, Reality Therapy, and Adlerian Therapy as applied to working with children and adolescents. 

3. Describe best practice approaches for counseling this population. 

4. Describe ways to improve counseling effectiveness. 

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The Intersection of Trauma and Eating Disorders 

3 Contact Hours

Friday, May 15, 2021 
9:00 am until 12:30 pm (check in begins at 8:30 am)
Location TBA

Cost to attend

$70 by 5/1/21
$100 through 5/14/21
$130 day of/onsite

Speaker: Michaela Whitehead, MS, NCC, LPC

Learning Objectives:

During this training, attendees will:

1. Learn the link between trauma and the development of an eating disorder. 

2. Explore how unresolved traumatic incidents often lead to the survivor seeking control, manifested as an ED. 

3. Learn about symptoms, treatment and resources to help clients with co-occuring ED and trauma. 

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Ethics (Content coming soon)

3 or 6 Contact Hours

Friday, June 25, 2021
8:30 am until 4:15 pm (check in begins at 8:30 am)
Location TBA

Cost to attend

Early Registration (by 6/11/21)- $55 for 3 hours or $100 for 6 hours
Late Registration (by 6/24/21)- $85 for 3 hours or $130 for 6 hours
Day of Registration- $115 for 3 hours or $180 for 6 hours

Speaker: Holly Walker, LPC-S and Dana Hampson, LPC-S, MBA

Content Description and Objectives:

Morning Session with Holly: Coming Soon

Afternoon Session with Dana: Coming Soon

Registration link coming soon


 

Refund, Transfer, Cancellation and Postponement Policy

Refunds:

If a refund is requested by the participant a refund, minus a $25.00 administrative fee, will be provided assuming the request is received at least two weeks in advance of the event. All cancellations must be in writing and should be emailed to dana@thebalancedlifellc.com. No refunds will be issued if the request is received less than two weeks prior to the training event.  If a participant fails to attend the seminar, no refunds or transfers will be issued.

Transfers:

If a participant is unable to come to a training he/she is registered for, he/she may transfer the registration fee to a future training. The request to transfer the registration must be a minimum of two weeks before the scheduled event. The credit must be used within 12 months of the original training date. If there is a balance due (i.e. the original training fee is less than the one being transfered to), the participant will need to submit a check to The Balanced Life, LLC for the balance a minimum of two weeks prior to the new training date. 

Cancellations:

If The Balanced Life, LLC cancels a seminar, a full refund will be provided. The Balanced Life, LLC reserves the right to cancel any seminar due to low enrollment.

Postponements:​

At times, postponing a seminar may be unavoidable. If a seminar is postponed, all registered will have the option to attend the seminar on the newly scheduled date, or have their registration transferred to another seminar of their choice within the next 12 months. No refunds will be given. If a seminar is not attended within that 12-month period, transfer of paid registration to another seminar is forfeited. 

By enrolling, regardless of payment method, means that you agree to and will adhere to the refund, transfer, cancellation and postponement policy. 

The Balanced Life, LLC has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6838. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified.  The Balanced Life, LLC is also an approved Continuing Education provider for the Alabama Board of Social Work Examiners No. 0667.The Balanced Life, LLC is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs. 

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