CALENDAR OF GEORGIA CHILD WELFARE COMMUNITY CONFERENCES AND TRAINING 


Georgia Conference on Children and Families
November 2-4, 2016
Marriott Augusta at the Convention Center  

The Georgia Conference on Children and Families is the largest annual interdisciplinary event in Georgia designed to bring together the community that serves children and families. The conference will feature specialized tracks, plenary sessions and networking opportunities with the goal of improving outcomes for the children and families that we serve. This conference includes a full spectrum of disciplines and organizations serving Georgia’s children and families which includes child advocacy, juvenile justice, social service, education, legal counsel and the faith-based community. The conference provides a forum to improve competencies, learn from experts in the field and network with other professionals who have a wealth of experience. Please mark your calendar for this important event. link  to more information

FEATURED THIS WEEK: Sampling of sessions

 


 

Principles of Effective Behavior Management

Thursday, August 25, 2016, 10:00am - 2:00pm Together Georgia Provider Alliance in collaboration with The University of Georgia J. W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development offers the following training.  By understanding ‘principles of behavior’ we can increase effective interactions with those we serve and those we work with. Appropriate for front line staff, administrators, and program managers this session will allow participants to develop skills for accelerating positive, or pro-social, behaviors while decreasing undesirable behaviors.  

Presenter: Terence Johnson, MA; J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development and David Meyers, MSW;  J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development 
Location: Coleman Community Center c/o Twin Cedars, 701 Lincoln Street, LaGrange, GA 30241 
Cost for training and lunch: $85 (TG member discount is available--email office@gahsc.org to request code.)  link to registration 
CEUs applied for  - 3.5 hours LCSW, LPC, LMFT CEUs  

Contact office@gahsc.org 


Secondary Trauma

Thursday, September 22, 2016, 10:00am - 2:00pm  Together Georgia Provider Alliance in collaboration with The University of Georgia J. W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development offers the following training.  By the nature of their work, child welfare professionals are at particular risk for developing secondary traumatic stress symptoms. This session examines the causes of secondary trauma, its effects on staff, treatment methods for working with clients to address their trauma responses, and more. 

Presenter: Brian Bride, Ph.D., winner of UGA's Creative Research Medal for work in secondary traumatic stress, Sandy Corbin, LCSW; Director of Programs, Multi-Agency Alliance for Children, and David Meyers, MSW;  J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development 
Location: J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development, 1240 S. Lumpkin Street, Athens, GA 30602
Cost for training and lunch: $85 (TG member discount is available--email office@gahsc.org to request code.)  link to registration 
CEUs applied for  - 3.5 hours LCSW, LPC, LMFT CEUs  

Contact office@gahsc.org 


MAY 27, 2016

MENTAL HEALTH ETHICS AND THE PROVISION OF TELEMENTAL SERVICES: A DETAILED OVERVIEW FOR MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIANS 
DESCRIPTION: The purpose of the workshop is to present a detailed overview of the core components of an effective TeleMental Health practice.
DATE(S): May 27, 2016 - REGISTER HERE
TIME:
 9:00am - 4:30pm (6 hour instruction time)
LOCATION: CHRIS Training Institute; 2nd Floor Training Room, 1017 Fayetteville Road, Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30316
COST: $150.00
PRESENTER: Charlie Safford, LCSW
CEUs: 6 Ethics Continuing Education Units have been approved. 


 


JUNE 17, 2016

ADVANCED ISSUES IN SUPERVISORY ETHICS: THE ETHICAL PROVISION OF TELECONFERENCING BASED SUPERVISION AND SUPERVISION FOR THE ETHICAL USE OF E-COMMUNICATIONS

DESCRIPTION:The purpose Comprehend how to instruct supervisee concerning guidelines for privacy and e-communication under HIPAA, the Hi-Tech Act of 2010 and the Final Omnibus Rule of March 2013.
DATE(S): June 17, 2016 - REGISTER HERE
TIME:
 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
LOCATION: CHRIS Training Institute; 2nd Floor Training Room, 1017 Fayetteville Road, Suite B, Atlanta, GA 30316
COST: $70.00
PRESENTER: Charlie Safford, LCSW
CEUs: 3 Ethics Continuing Education Units have been approved.


JULY 6, 2016

CHOA webinar (CEUs attached)  - Best Practices for Child Trauma Assessment for Providers

July 6, 2016 from 11am-12:30pm


 JULY 20, 2016

 

CHOA webinar (CEUs attached) - Best Practices for Child Trauma Assessments for BH Providers

July 20, 2016 from 1pm-2:30pm (repeat from 7/6/2016) 


JULY 14,  2016 

 

CHOA webinar (CEUs attached) - Trauma and Adolescent Development

July 14, 2016 from 1pm-2:30pm 


JULY 22, 2016
 

Ethics Training

A Session For Licensed Professionals
WHEN: July 22, 2016
WHERE: Hillside, Inc. (Monroe Training Room) 690 Courtenay Drive, Atlanta, GA 30306
TIME: 9:00am – 3:30pm
FACILITATOR: Charlie Safford, LCSW; yourceus.com, Inc.
Upon completion of this course trainees will:

Upon completion of this course trainees will: 1. Grasp the complications and ethical risks involved in the use of social media by both clinicians and their clients. 2. Know the changed landscape of culturally "normal" as increased diversity reduces the influence of the dominant culture, and what this means for balancing ethical, moral and legal perspectives of practice. 3. Understand the key legal, ethical and clinical knowledge base that must be part of the active vocabulary of any clinician who wishes to operate ethically in the year 2016, including state and federal laws concerning privacy, mandated reporting, harm prevention, rights of minors, and best practices models of ethical decision making 4. Understand how to address all the interests and principles found in complex ethical dilemmas within a systematic, structured ethical decision making process. 5. Apply course material to the real world practice of the trainee, through interactive scenario analysis and interactive role playing, highlighting and incorporating the key knowledge from each section.

TO REGISTER OR FORQUESTIONS: Email: dshadle@hside.org or call (404) 564-0696 by Friday, June 24th . FEE: $75.00; 5 Ethics Credits by NASW and LPCA; Lunch on your own


JULY 27, 2016

CHOA webinar (CEUs attached) - Trauma & Adolescent Development

July 27, 2016 from 1pm-2:30pm (repeat from 7/14/2016)



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