PROFESSIONAL WORKSHOPS & TRAININGS

The Austin Center for Grief & Loss | 2021 Virtual Professional Conference

Making Meaning in the Era of Loss
Grieving Death and Our Way of Life During the Pandemic
Dr. Evgenia (Jane) Milman


Friday, February 19th & Saturday, February 20th
10:00 am – 1:00 pm
6 hours CEUs for LCSW, LMFT, LPC
$100 Professional Registration

People try to live lives that make sense and matter to them. The death of a loved one or dramatic life changes during the pandemic can make clients question who they are, their world, their future, and their life-stories. Clients are then left struggling to find ways of living meaningfully. With a particular focus on the pandemic, this workshop will describe the meaning making model of therapy, identifying challenges faced by clients as they attempt to make meaning, providing examples of what it sounds like when clients make meaning, and offering techniques to facilitate making meaning. Attendees will have the opportunity to practice therapy techniques and address a panel discussion with clinical experts.

Learning Objectives:
Describe how grief of death and non-death loss during the pandemic can become a struggle to find ways of living meaningfully.
Discuss challenges faced by clients as they attempt to make meaning.
Provide examples of what it can sound like when clients make meaning.
Identify exercises mental health professionals can use to support meaning making with their clients.
Explain how the expressive arts and motivational interviewing can be integrated into the meaning making model of therapy.

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Texas AMFT Virtual Conference

The Texas Association for Marriage and Family Therapy invites Austin AMFT members to attend its 2021 virtual conference, Standing in Solidarity: Confronting the Uncomfortable. Until February 15, Austin AMFT members can enjoy receiving the discounted TAMFT member pricing + $25 off any registration ($300 for professionals/$200 for students) by using the code 20AUSTINAMFT21. You'll have the opportunity to receive 15+ live CEU hours, plus access to more than 15 recorded CEU hours and hear from master MFTs Elliott Connie and Dr. Tequilla Hill on topics related to social justice, cultural competencies, and more!

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Learn more at tamft.org/tamft-conference today!




Learn the Gold Standard of Couples Therapy!

EFT EXTERNSHIP (via Zoom)

April 9-10 & 16-17, 2021

9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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To Register: www.joexcantueft.com




Sex Therapy Training

Enhancing Intimacy Austin has an opening to train under Claudia Thompson in sex therapy. Complete your LMFT Associate and/or LPC Intern hours while developing sex therapy as your specialty and learning how to manage a private practice.

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Please contact Claudia at ClaudiaThompsonTherapist@gmail.com.



Stress/Resilience/Coping/Mental Excellence + Ethics Workshops

Author: Moe Peck

Stress/Resilience/Coping/Mental Excellence Workshops

Monthly on Saturdays | $150 &10 CEU's

or

Ethics Review

Monthly on Sundays | $75 & 3 CEU's

or

Both | $200 & 13 CEU's

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For more information please go to: http://moe.peck.tripod.com/

To register, please contact Moe at moesculpts2@yahoo.com.



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