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Dec 4 - Personality and Addiction 8:30 am – 11:45 am (8:00 am Check-in & Continental Breakfast) Brook Lane Community Room. Certain personality characteristics have been identified as being significant risk factors for substance abuse disorder. Research has determined that while some personality traits increase one’s susceptibility to substance abuse, other traits tend to protect against it. This seminar will explore those traits through discussion that will include evidence-based assessments and effective treatment options based on  personality types.

Jan 29 –The Secret Addiction of Problem Gambling Friday, January 29, 2016, 8:30 am – 11:45 am (Check-in & Continental Breakfast: 8:00 am) Brook Lane Community Room, 13121 Brook Lane, Hagerstown, MD, 21742.  Gambling disorder is on the substance-related/addictive disorders spectrum because its behaviors activate the same reward systems as drugs of choice, and behavioral symptoms are relatively comparable. This seminar, presented by Jeffrey Beck, LPC, CCGC, JD, ABD, clinical director at the Maryland Center of Excellence on Problem Gambling will explore this highly co-occurring disorder and provide assessment, intervention and treatment strategies.

2-26 Functional Assessment+Interventions for Individuals w/ Mental Health+Developmental Disabilities Functional Assessment & Interventions for Individuals with Mental Health & Developmental Disabilities -- Friday, February 26, 2016, 8:30 am – 11:45 am (Check-in & Continental Breakfast: 8:00 am) Brook Lane Community Room, 13121 Brook Lane, Hagerstown, MD, 21742.  This seminar will focus on the unique challenges of working with individuals with the dual diagnosis of developmental  disability and mental illness. Discussion will include functional assessment of problem behaviors, the interaction between the environment and behavior, and factors that reinforce positive behaviors and redirect negative behaviors. Attendees will learn evidence-based behavioral and psychiatric treatment strategies for improved functional outcomes.  

Mar 9 Relapse Prevention in Schizophrenia and Related Psychiatric Disorders Wednesday evening, March 9, 2016, 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm (4:30 – 4:50 pm: Check-in) Brook Lane Community Room, 13121 Brook Lane, Hagerstown, MD 21742. This one-hour presentation, jointly provided by the University of Cincinnati, Rockpointe and Brook Lane, will address the complex challenges faced in providing treatment for clients with schizophrenia. Strategies will be presented to help    prevent relapse by working with clients to overcome  obstacles to adherence to treatment plans.  

Mar 22 Understanding and Teaching Executive Function Skills Tuesday, March 22, 2016, 8:30 am – 3:45 pm (Check-in & Continental Breakfast: 8:00 am – Lunch will also be provided) Mount St. Mary’s University-Frederick Conference Center, 5350 Spectrum Drive, Frederick, MD, 21703. Seminar participants will learn wat constitutes an executive function skill and where these thinking processes occur in the brain. The Top 7 Skills for School and Life Success will be provided with practical tools for identifying and assessing executive function abilities in children and adolescents.  

April 6 –Play Therapy: Therapeutic Use of Miniatures in Clinical Practice Wednesday, April 6, 2016, 8:00 am – 12:15 pm (Check-in & Continental Breakfast: 7:30 – 8:00 am) Brook Lane Community Room, 13121 Brook Lane, Hagerstown, MD, 21742. This workshop will explore the therapeutic use of miniature figures with children, adults and groups in the clinical setting. Directive and non-directive therapeutic modalities using miniatures will be presented, including: Floorgames using miniatures alone; exercises pairing miniatures with expressive arts materials; sandtray and Jungian Sandplay therapies.

April 19 –28th Annual Child Welfare Workshop Tuesday, April 28, 2016, 8:00 am – 3:15 pm (Check-in & Continental Breakfast: 7:15 – 8:30 am) Hager Hall Convention & Event Center, 901 Dual Highway, Hagerstown, MD, 21740. This workshop will offer ten different topics specifically designed to provide practical, meaningful and current information about the welfare of our youth to individual who work with Our Children in Our Community. This annual Workshop is limited to 300 attendees.

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