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Park Center, Incis a CARF-accredited, non-profit counseling and psychiatric center celebrating over 30 years of excellence in behavioral health education.  Park Center's Professional Training Series (PTS) offers intermediate to advanced level workshops led by national and international experts in mental health and addictions. The goal of the PTS is to enhance professional competency and effectiveness by focusing on evidence-based or best practices in the field.  Continuing education credit is available for social workers, addiction counselors, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and Indiana law enforcement personnel.  If you would like to join our mail list to receive our workshop e-flyers and our Continuing Education Highlights (CEH) newsletter, you can sign up below.  

 

 

 

Early planning for 2015 Professional Training Series season workshops

 

COMPASSION-FOCUSED THERAPY APPROACH TO WORKING WITH ANGER - Friday, April 17, 2015

Russell L. Kolts, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and professor at Eastern Washington University outside of Spokane, WA, and is founder of the Inland Northwest Compassionate Mind Center. Dr. Kolts regularly conducts trainings and workshops on Compassion-Focused Therapy, as well as on mindfulness and compassion practices. His professional interests lie primarily in the application of CFT and mindfulness approaches to individuals suffering from problematic anger, trauma, mood, and attachment-related difficulties. Kolts has published and presented research in diverse areas such as positive psychology, PTSD, psychopharmacology, mindfulness, and compassion. In his personal life, Dr. Kolts enjoys family time, reading, meditation, outdoor activities, and listening to and playing music.

 

 

INTO THE WIRLWIND: CLINICAL AND SCIENTIFIC INNOVATION IN THE TREATMENT OF COMPLEX TRAUMA - Friday, May 29, 2015

Julian Ford, PhD, is a clinical psychologist and Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Connecticut School of Medicine. His research, clinical practice, and teaching focus on assessment and treatment of complex traumatic stress disorders in children, adolescents, and adults, including serving as Principal Investigator on studies of Developmental Trauma Disorder, poly-victimization and complex trauma, trauma-informed juvenile justice programs and systems, the development, validation, and dissemination of the Trauma Affect Regulation: Guide for Education and Therapy (TARGET©) individual, group, family, and milieu treatment model, and development and validation of psychometric screening and assessment measures.

 

 

2014 Professional Training Series season workshops

 

4/25/2014

Ethics in the Digital Age: Technology, Internet and Social Media

Presenter:

Jeffrey E. Barnett, Psy.D, ABPP

Date/Time:

April 25, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m EDT

Location:

Grand Wayne Center, Fort Wayne, IN

 Complete workshop information and registration details

 

5/16/2014

Playful P.R.A.C.T.I.C.E: Integrating Creative Techniques into Trauma-Focused CBT

Presenter:

Liana Lowenstein, MSW, RSW, CPT-S

Date/Time

Friday, May 16, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT

Location

Grand Wayne Center, Fort Wayne, IN

 Complete workshop information and registration details

 

9/12/2014

Understanding the ICD-10 with DSM-5 Crosswalk

Presenter:

Greg J. Neimeyer, Ph.D.

Date/Time

Friday, September 12, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT

Location:

Grand Wayne Center, Fort Wayne, IN

Complete workshop information and registration details

 

10/24/2014

Treating PTSD in Suicidal & Self-Injuring Clients with Borderline Personality Disorder

Presenter:

Melanie Harned, Ph.D. 

Date/Time:

Friday, October 24, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT

Location:

Grand Wayne Center, Fort Wayne, IN

Complete workshop information and registration details 

 

 

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