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August 2014
$350/20 CECs

The Psychopharmacology of Drug Abuse

August 8 @ 6:00 pm - August 10 @ 6:00 pm
Southwestern College Campus,
3960 San Felipe Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States

LAD 5100 This course is designed to equip students with an overview of the biological basis of addiction. Topics will include drug classes, drug history, pharmacokinetics/pharmacodynamics, basic neurochemistry. The biological, social and spiritual dynamics of pleasure and reinforcement will also be explored. Pharmacotherapies will also be covered, providing students with an overview of medications that are used to treat addiction. Brian Serna, M.A., LPCC, LADAC, is a nationally recognized trainer in the treatment of addictions. He also facilitates workshops on…

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July 2014
$350/20 CECs

Ethical Issues in Working with Children and Families

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - July 27 @ 6:00 pm

CMH 5110 This course explores the ethical issues and dilemmas that commonly arise when working with children and their parents. Using a combination of didactic, case study, role-play, and experiential approaches, this course explores the basic tenants of ethical practice and issues surrounding client rights, confidentiality, informed consent, mandated reporting, therapist scope of practice, competency, boundaries, and other complex topics surrounding counseling and art therapy with children and adolescents. Participants will examine their own belief systems, learn to identify and…

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$429/20CECs

Grief and Trauma Counseling

July 25 @ 5:00 pm - July 27 @ 5:30 pm
Southwestern College Campus,
3960 San Felipe Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States

GCH 508-2 This course focuses on identifying complicated grief and trauma. Participants develop skills to support the healthy grief process in situations involving normal, complicated or traumatic grieving. Spiritual emergency, near-death experiences, the impact of serious illness, devastating grief and other traumatic personal experiences are studied. (Counts as 20 contact hours toward the GLT Certificate.) Janet Schreiber, Ph.D., is the founder and director of Southwestern College’s Grief, Loss and Trauma Certificate Program. She has taught and trained counselors and other…

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$60/3 CECs

Exploring Approaches to Supervision: Movement Toward Integration

July 12 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Southwestern College Campus,
3960 San Felipe Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States

NEI14-SPVSN       $60/3 CECs (This class satisfies the state licensing board requirement for Ethics and Supervision CECs for counselors, art therapists and social workers.) Exploring Approaches to Supervision: Movement Towards Integration As with psychotherapy, many models of supervision have been developed. In this lecture, the presenters will discuss a variety of approaches to supervision, encouraging attendees to begin to develop their own integrative style. Information about supervision will be woven into discussion in order best to meet the…

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June 2014
$350/20 CECs

Beyond the Basics of Child-Centered Play Therapy

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - June 29 @ 6:00 pm

CMH 5081 Beyond the Basics of Child-Centered Play Therapy This course will take a look at the current theories of play therapy. Students will have the opportunity to conduct a personal exploration of the fit between themselves and the style/theory of play therapy they practice. Advanced skills in play therapy will be presented, as well as diagnosis, treatment planning and various forms of documentation. This course is well-suited for people who have had some initial training in play therapy and/or…

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$429/20CECs

Grief Counseling Skills

June 27 @ 5:00 pm - June 29 @ 5:30 pm
Southwestern College Campus,
3960 San Felipe Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States

GCH 507-2   Students learn to apply their counseling skills to issues of grief, loss and trauma. Issues of personal and professional concern for the grief counselor are also addressed. Grief is viewed as part of the individual’s spiritual process. Participants will learn to help individuals complete the tasks of mourning. Skills relevant to grief counseling are practiced. (Counts as 20 contact hours toward the GLT Certificate.) Janet Schreiber, Ph.D., is the founder and director of Southwestern College’s Grief, Loss…

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$120/6 CECs

Ethics and Social Media: Awakening to a New Multicultural Challenge

June 21 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Southwestern College Campus,
3960 San Felipe Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States

NEI14-ETHICS    $120/6 CECs Ethics and Social Media: Awakening to a New Multicultural Challenge Do you have a social media policy as part of your informed consent process? What if a client sends you a “friend” request or “follows” you on Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, or Twitter? When is it ethical to conduct an internet search on a current or prospective client? How will you respond to negative ratings on consumer sites such as Yelp.com or HealthGrades.com? Have you considered that…

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May 2014

Part II: Psychopharmacology Lecture

May 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Southwestern College Campus,
3960 San Felipe Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States

Required Psychopharmacology lecture for degree students, Tuesday, May 20. Must RSVP to officemgr@swc.edu

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$350/20 CECs

Making Healing Contact with Children Through Play Therapy

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - May 18 @ 6:00 pm
Southwestern College Campus,
3960 San Felipe Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States

Making Healing Contact with Children Through Play Therapy Friday, 5/16, 6–9pm; A focus on the Child-Centered approach to Play Therapy with emphasis on developing the necessary skills to conduct a play session, themes in children’s play, the process of therapy, and the materials needed. Participants will be actively involved through the use of videotaped play therapy sessions, and role play situations with each other. The didactic material will be presented with opportunities to discuss and ask questions. Geri Glover, Ph.D.,…

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$429/20 CECs

Bereavement Support, Programs and Interventions GCH 506

May 16 @ 5:00 pm - May 18 @ 5:30 pm
Southwestern College Campus,
3960 San Felipe Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87507 United States

This class describes the range of services available in community settings to assist individuals and groups prior to a traumatic loss and to respond when a loss has occurred. Interventions are studied that address death, trauma, loss, crisis and transition. Bereavement programs for hospice and support groups will be explored. Janet Schreiber, Ph.D., is the founder and director of SWC’s Grief, Loss and Trauma Certificate Program. She has taught and trained counselors and other health professionals for over 35 years.…

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