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Incorporating Complementary and Alternative Medicine in Mental Health Treatment

This seminar will discuss the benefits of incorporating complementary and alternative approaches with traditional psychotherapy and medication treatment for a variety of mental conditions. Discussion will include life-style modifications, physical activity, relaxation and stress reduction techniques, diet, supplemental vitamins and minerals, and how these approaches can play a significant role in healing and recovery. Specific supplemental vitamins and minerals and their beneficial nature will...


The Trauma of Sexual Abuse

This seminar will explore the trauma of sexual abuse from a systems and clinical perspective. Emphasis will be placed on working with diverse populations. Discussion will include victim and offender typologies, cultural differences and competency, the impact of sexual abuse on mental health, addictions, gender differences and treatment modalities. Current literature will be discussed and participants will be able to articulate the importance of exploring sexual trauma and the diverse components...


DBT Skills for Working with Parents

Parenting children with emotional difficulties or mental illness can be very challenging. This clinical workshop is focused on parents and is designed to provide clinicians with effective tools and skills to engage parents and teach them how to emotionally regulate their own reactions within the cycle of parent-child interactions while also parenting strategically and effectively.


Child Welfare Workshop

We apologize; registration for this year's Child Welfare Workshop has reached the maximum number of attendees. If you would like to be added to the cancellation list please email  


Youth Mental Health First Aid

Youth Mental Health First Aid training teaches adults how to help adolescents who are struggling with mental or behavioral health issues. The course covers common mental health challenges for youth, reviews typical adolescent development and teaches a 5-step action plan for how to help young people in both crisis and non-crisis situations. Topics include anxiety, depression, disruptive behavior disorders, substance use and eating disorders. Instructor: William Brick


Adult Mental Health First Aid

The Adult Mental Health First Aid training is appropriate for anyone who wants to learn how to help a person who may be experiencing a mental health related crisis. Participants learn the signs and symptoms of the most common mental health problems, where and when to get help, and what type of assistance has been shown to be effective. Topics include anxiety, depression, trauma, psychosis, and substance abuse. Instructor: William Brick


Effective Interventions for First Episode Psychosis

This seminar will focus on the spectrum of illnesses known as schizophrenia and related disorders, with special emphasis on intervention and treatment for first episode psychosis. This will include historical perspective and etiology, assessment and differential diagnosis, and successful interventions and treatment approaches. Several evidence-based treatment options will be presented. The importance of cultural considerations and involving families and caregivers in the treatment process will...


Youth Suicide Intervention Strategies

This training will focus on a multi-tiered approach to suicide prevention, ranging from early identification to interventions for youth. Discussion will include an overview of current data and empirical literature on prevention strategies and assessment tools. Attendees will learn how to effectively implement safety planning and other techniques specific to suicidal clients. View full flyer.


Annual Clinical, Legal & Ethical Issues Seminar

This annual seminar will provide three hours of continuing education in ethics, law, professional conduct and risk management to satisfy Maryland licensure requirements. Save the date for this informative seminar. Registration and the full flyer will be available in late spring.   Featuring: Dr. J. Emmet Burke, PhD, JD


Positive Behavioral Approaches to Reducing Childhood Noncompliance and Defiance

Behavioral interventions for managing and reducing defiance and noncompliance in children will be the focus of this course. Evidence-based approaches to disruptive behavior disorders, including oppositional defiant disorder, will be discussed. Participants will receive a tour of the major treatment manuals as well as a focused overview of the behavioral principles that are theorized to reinforce and sustain children’s noncompliance. Mark your calendar to attend.