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Two-Day Workshop: Schema Focused Therapy for Trauma-genic, Personality, and Co-Occurring Disorders: Understanding Lifetraps

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Dates/Times: Wednesday, Jul. 19, 2017, 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Thursday, Jul. 20, 2017, 8:45 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Location: UB, Center for Tomorrow, Flint & Maple Rds., Amherst, NY
Hours: 12.5
CEUs: 12.5
Cost: $250.00
Lunch Included: Yes
Fulfills Hours in Trauma Certificate Program: Skill Intervention or Elective

Presenter

Jay A. Swarthout

Degrees:
LMHC

Bio:
Jay Swarthout, LMHC, is the Program Director at Cazenovia Recovery Systems in Buffalo, NY, and adjunct faculty at the University of Buffalo School of Social Work. He previously worked as the Behavioral Health Project Manager and HARP Clinical Director at Independent Health. Jay has thirty-five years of experience as a clinician, administrator, educator, trainer, and program and system developer in working with individuals with trauma, criminal justice, developmental disability, and co-occurring mental health and substance use disorder issues. Jay has been recognized by Erie/Niagara NAMI, the Mental Health Association of Erie County, and the Western New York Chemical Dependency Consortium for his community contributions and service.

Description

Discount price for our trauma certificate participants and graduates is $225.

The purpose of this course is to provide a practical knowledge of the Schema Focused Therapy Model. Students will become acquainted with the nature of each of the Lifetraps or early maladaptive schemas, their domains, the pathogenic early learning in their origin, and the ways they play out in self-defeating behaviors of the adult. An overview of the model, components of assessment, case conceptualization, and the phases of treatment will be presented. At the conclusion of this course, students will have an understanding of the model and the steps for incorporating this integrative tool for the treatment of a wide range of clients who have histories of psychological trauma and meet criteria for personality, other mental health and substance use disorders.

Learning objectives:
• Identify, define, and understand the concept of Lifetraps, and the theory and research informing Schema Focused Therapy.
• Recognize how the Lifetraps play out in patterns of adult life impacting the individual as well as family and other interpersonal relationships.
• Apply knowledge of the Schema Domains (categories of schemas) based on the five areas of basic needs defined by the domains.
• Develop a schema focused assessment and case conceptualization incorporating social work perspective, values and ethics.
• Describe and apply specific Schema Focused Therapy techniques that address diverse populations and the client’s cognitive, affective, relational, and behavioral characteristics.
• Identify and address transference and counter-transference from a schema perspective.

Research: Schema Focused Therapy was developed by Jeffrey E. Young, PhD. It has been extensively researched to effectively treat a wide variety of typically treatment resistant conditions, including Borderline Personality Disorder and Narcissistic Personality Disorder. Visit the research page of the International Society of Schema Therapy at http://www.schematherapysociety.org/Research-Blog.

Content level: intermediate

Target Audience: social workers, mental health practitioners, creative arts therapists, marriage and family therapists, psychologists, and other interested individuals

CEUs:
New York Social Workers: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #0001. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 12.5 live in-person contact hours are approved.

New York Mental Health Counselors: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed mental health counselors. #MHC-0008. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 12.5 live in-person contact hours are approved.

New York Creative Arts Therapists: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed creative arts therapists. #CAT-0003. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 12.5 live in-person contact hours are approved.

New York Marriage and Family Therapists: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Mental Health Practitioners as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed marriage and family therapists. #MFT-0007. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance. 12.5 live in-person contact hours are approved.

NYS OASAS Provider #0045: 12.5 hours approved: CPP & CPS Initial, Section 1; CASAC, CPP & CPS Renewal.

ASWB ACE Credits: University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education, #1312, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. University at Buffalo School of Social Work Office of Continuing Education maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: 7/2/2015-7/2/2018. Social workers in states other than New York should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval for continuing education credits. Content level is intermediate. Social workers participating in this course will receive 12.5 clinical continuing education credits.

ADA Accommodations: If you require any support for your ADA needs in the United States, please contact us by email at least 3 weeks prior to the event by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.

Customer Service: We are happy to respond to any concerns or questions you may have. Please contact us at by email at sw-ce@buffalo.edu or by phone at 716-829-5841.