Clinical Training

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The Intersection of Trauma and Eating Disorders 

3 Contact Hours

Friday, May 14, 2021 
9:00 am until 12:30 pm 
Virtual Training

Cost to attend

$70 by 5/1/21
$100 through 5/13/21
$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 

3 or 6 Contact Hours

Friday, June 25, 2021
8:30 am until 4:15 pm (check in begins at 8:30 am) (morning session only 8:30-11:30; afternoon session only 1:00-4:00)
Location: Providence Fellowship Church (1634 Slaughter Rd. Suite C Madison, AL 35758). Training limited to the first 18 registrants for each session(payment received) to allow for social distancing. 

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: Ethics of Professional Responsibility 

This session will ensure that counselors and social workers are informed and equipped to act in a way that promotes trustworthy behaviors in their professions, with clients, and society at large. 

Afternoon Session with Dana: Ethical use of distance counseling, technology and social media in clinical practice 

This session will focus on the sections of the ACA and NASW Codes of Ethics that speak to the practice of online therapy and the use of technology and social media in clinical practice.We will review various sections of code and talk about how we can ensure that we are practicing ethically and effectively in a virtual environment. 

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Understanding and Dealing with a Narcissist

6 Contact Hours

Friday, July 16, 2021
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

$100 by 7/2/21
$130 through 7/15/21
$180 day of/onsite

Speaker: Maggie Minsk, LPC, NCC, CI, CHt

Learning Objectives:

During this training, attendees will: 

1. Differentiate between several types of narcissism

2. Review current research on narcisissm and NPD

3. Understand techniques use by narcissists to manipulate others

4. Explore the three main dimensions of narcissism

5. Learn a number of strategies to effectively deal with a narcissist as well as how to know when to move on

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Hypnosis and How to Reprogram for Lasting Happiness

6 Contact Hours

Friday, _______ , 2021
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). 

Cost to attend

$100 by ________
$130 through ________
$180 day of/onsite

Speaker: Maggie Minsk, LPC, NCC, CI, CHt

Learning Objectives:

During this training, attendees will: 

 

1. Be able to list some scientific reasons why positivity is so powerful for helping clients make the changes they want AND how optimism can be learned & taught!

2. Be able to quickly and easily define optimism & pessimism – ON ONE STICKY NOTE-  that clients can take with them!

3. Practice identifying pessimism within client statements and reframing to a positive/optimistic attributional style.

4. Take away concrete ways to structure successful suggestions with evidence-based knowledge of learned optimism.
 
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DBT: An EBT with a Widely Applicable Skill Set

6 Contact Hours

Friday, _______ , 2021
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). 

Cost to attend

$100 by ________
$130 through ________
$180 day of/onsite

Speaker: Maggie Minsk, LPC, NCC, CI, CHt

Learning Objectives:

During this training, attendees will: 

1. Learn to see DBT as a program with a skills training component.
 
2. Identify the four modules of skills and their functions.
 
3. Understand the basic dialectic of the DBT.
 
4. How to apply that understanding to a wide array of client issues.
 
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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