Trainings Held in Buffalo and WNY

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Spring 2020 Workshops

4/17/20: Live Online Only! Transferring Your Practice Online, Part 2: Crash Course on Clinical Interventions and Grounding Strategies to Use Online with Lisa Prefontaine, LMHC

4/20/20: Live Online Only! New! Using Expressive Modalities to Enhance Inner Work and Help Heal Trauma, with Lisa Ferentz, LCSW-C, DAPA. Trauma Certificate Program: Grounding and Experiential or Elective Hours Also available as a live online course!

4/24/20: Live Online Only! New! Substance Use Disorder and Treatment During COVID-19: Challenges and Opportunities with Karl Shallowhorn, M.S., CASAC

4/28/20: Live Online Only! 11:00 am - 2:00 pm New! Defining, Demystifying and Healing from Trauma with Kriss Jarecki, LCSW-R. Trauma Certificate Program: Elective Hourse

5/4/20: New! A Grief Like No Other: Helping Families Impacted by Suicide, with Day Cummings, LCSW, RN, Certified Bereavement Counselor. Trauma Certificate Program: Elective Hours 

5/15/20: Poverty and the Brain: An Experiential Workshop for Understanding and Addressing Its Effect on Children and Youth, with Rob Levit, MA

Summer 2020 Workshops

6/1/20, 6/2/20, 7/13/20: NEW! Trauma Center Trauma Sensitive Yoga Certificate Program with Lidia Snyder, LMSW, RYT-200, TCTSY-F. Earn your 20 hour prerequisite certificate towards the full 300 hour certification! Limited to 18 participants! Trauma Certificate Program: Grounding and Experiential or Elective Hours. REGISTRATION CLOSED: Email sw-ce@buffalo.edu to be placed on the waiting list or express interest in a future offering.

6/8/20 and 6/9/20: Helping Children & Families Cope with Loss: What Color is Dead with Day Cummings, LCSW, RN, Certified Bereavement Counselor. Trauma Certificate Program: Elective Hours

6/18/20 and 6/19/20: Assessing Lethality with Lynda Battaglia, LCSW. Trauma Certificate Program: Elective Hours

6/25/20, 6/26/20: LMSW and LCSW Licensing Examination Preparation Program with Susan Green, LCSW; Denise Krause, LCSW-R, and Kathryn Kendall, EdD, LCSW-R. 

7/14/20 and 7/15/20: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy: Values Based Behavior Change with Seaghan Coleman, LCSW-R.  

7/16/20 and 7/17/20: Schema Focused Therapy for Trauma-genic, Personality, and Co-Ocurring Disorders: Understanding Lifetraps with Jay Swarthout, LMHC. Trauma Certificate Program: Skill Intervention or Elective Hours

7/21/20 and 7/22/20: Solution Focused Approaches to Difficult Client Situations with Denise Krause, LCSW-R

7/23/20 and 7/24/20: A Motivational Interviewing Approach to Client Behavior Change with Melissa Babiarz, MA, LMHC, CASAC

Fall 2020 Workshops

9/12/20: Reiki I Certification, with Peg Crawford, LMHC, Reiki Master Teacher, Certified EFT Practitioner. Limited to 20 participants!

9/16/20, 9/23/20, 9/30/20, 10/7/20, 10/14/20, 10/21/20, 10/28/20, 11/4/20: Mindfulness and Mindfulness Meditation for Stress Reduction - an adaptation of the MBSR Program, with Andy Browning, LMHC, CRC. Limited to 20 participants!

9/26/20: Introduction to Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT/Tapping), with Peg Crawford, LMHC, Reiki Master Teacher, Certified EFT Practitioner. Limited to 30 participants!

Late Arrival Policy

Participants should plan on arriving prior to the start of the training to allow time for sign-in, registration, and training introductions. Participants arriving 20 minutes or more after the scheduled start time or departing 20 minutes or more prior to the scheduled end time will not receive any Continuing Education Credit and/or certificates associated with the training.  

Gift Cards

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Gift cards are available in any amount and can be used towards all of our trainings and workshops.