1. Recovery Reinvented will take place on Wednesday, September 5, at the Fargo Civic Center.
This event will focus on understanding and addressing addiction prevention, treatment, and recovery without stigma. Please save the date and find more information at the conference website.
2. The University of Mary will be offering a 3-credit continuing education course focused on Becoming a Data-Driven School Counselor!!
The course will be offered online this summer from May 7 to August 24. We will be using Trish Hatch's "The Use of Data in School Counseling" and Carol Kaffenberger & Anita Young's "Making Data Work" to assist you in your use and analysis of data to create Core Curriculum Lessons for your students, gather data from your lessons, and share the information with stakeholders for your school.
3. Members of the NORTH DAKOTA COUNSELING ASSOCIATION are invited to attend the Healing Children through Creativity: Art Therapy Training Workshop on June 18-19, 2018, at the State Heritage Center in Bismarck, ND.
Offered through ND Council on the Arts and Missouri River Educational Cooperative (MREC), and presented by Catherine Rogers Jonsson, MFA, MA, ATR-BC, International Art Therapist and Trainer, this two-day event “Healing Children through Creativity: Art Therapy Training Workshop” introduces educators, mental health and medical professionals to the basic principles and practice of art therapy with emotionally, behaviorally, developmentally and medically challenged children and adolescents.
The workshop blends theories and experiential exercises offering a thorough introduction in the therapeutic use of visual art as a powerful treatment modality.
This training event reviews various topics within the field of art therapy such as the history of art therapy, important evaluation techniques used by art therapists and case studies with client/patient artworks in Power Point presentations. Participants need no prior experience or talent with art.
Introduction to the field of art therapy.
Outline the history of art therapy highlighting key contributors to the field.
Explain the underlying principles of art therapy.
Outline the components for an art therapy course of treatment.
Experience art materials through art therapeutic processes.
Illustrate art therapy principles & practice by reviewing six case studies of clients & their art therapeutic course of treatment.
Demonstrate the use of metaphor & healing stories in art therapy.
Present art therapeutic interventions to improve the client's self-esteem, increase insight, decrease acting-out behaviors.
Review forensic art therapy evaluation techniques for suspected child sexual abuse.
Review the importance of object relations, art making & expression.
Understand issues involving the interpretation of children's art.
Event registration, agenda and credit information can be found at: http://www.paintedchild.com/id21.html Space is limited! 4.Clinician Training that the AFSP ND Chapter is hosting on Tuesday, June 5th.
Below is more information, but here is the link to register and the posters are attached. Please reach out if you have any questions. We would love to have a full session! Please share it with your contacts.
Those surviving the suicide of a loved one require a level of support that goes beyond traditional grief counseling. Yet few mental health training programs devote any time to training clinicians on the challenge of helping survivors cope with their tragic loss. This program will cover topics including:
•How grief after suicide is different than other grief •The impact of suicide on family, friends, and others •Video examples of clinical techniques used in actual sessions •Clinical work for survivors long term: Principles for effectiveness WHO SHOULD ATTEND?
Human Service Professionals including counselors, social workers, clinicians, education professionals, as well as clinical students and interns.
This program is approved by the NASW and the NBCC for six continuing education contact hours.
COST: $75 General Admission/ $60 for students
Thanks to the supporters of the Out of the Darkness Walks, our chapter can provide this training at a significantly discounted rate.
John (Jack) Jordan, Ph.D., F.T.
Dr. Jordan is an internationally renowned researcher and clinician in the field of suicide bereavement. He has specialized in work with survivors for more than 35 years. Dr. Jordan is the professional adviser to
AFSP’s Loss and Healing Council. Among other books, Dr. Jordan is the co-author of After Suicide Loss: Coping with Your Grief, now available in a second edition.
The Club House Hotel and Suites. (4400 15th Avenue S • Fargo, North Dakota 58103)
5. 2018 CTE Professional Development Conference registration is now open. Go to http://www.nd.gov/cte/pdc/register.html and click on the registration link at the bottom of the page. Professional Development Conference will be held on August 6-8, 2018 at the Ramkota Hotel-Bismarck.
Early Bird Registration-$55.00-April 4-July 12, 2018 at 4pm. Payment must be postmarked prior to July 15, 2018.
Regular Registration-$80.00-July 13-26, 2018 at 4pm. Payment must be postmarked on or before July 26, 2018.
On-Site Registration-$105-for registrations completed at the conference.
Refund Policy: There will be no refunds for cancellations received after July 13, 2018.