Psychology Specialists of Maine hosts continuing education programs (CEU) approved for licensed psychologists, counselors (LCPC), and social workers (LCSW). Our seminars are led by experts and specialists who provide advanced clinical training focused on expanding interventions and techniques for therapists in agencies and private practice. 

FRIDAY december 6th, 2019  9:00 TO 1:15 (4 CEU)

The Daniel Hotel, 10 Water Street, Brunswick, ME

domestic violence:

screening, resources, and interventions

jim gorhaM, lcpc, CADC, NCC

Jim Gorham, LCPC, CADC, NCC has worked in the mental health field for nearly 20 years. He has expertise in CBT, DBT, Solution-Focused therapy, domestic violence, and addiction treatment. He currently operates a private practice in Springvale, Maine, and he works in a clinic for medication assisted treatment for clients struggling with opioid use disorder. He has also taught undergraduate psychology courses and presented trainings on a variety of mental health topics to organizations in southern Maine.

SEMINAR DESCRIPTION

This training provides an overview of the broad scope and impact of domestic violence on both intimate partners and other family members. We will review screening tools and resource programs available for victims as well as treatment interventions. The role of substance abuse and cultural influences will also be explored. ** This training meets the 3-CEU DV training requirement set forth by the Maine Board of Psychologists and partially meets the 12 CEU credit requirement set forth by the Maine Board of Counselors.

Learning Objectives:

After this workshop, participants should be able to:

  1. Define domestic violence and identify risks of aggression among both intimate partners and other family members.

  2. Name four screening tools to help identify individuals in unsafe relationships.

  3. Explore the prevalence of substance use and the influence of cultural factors among people with patterns of domestic violence.

  4. Identify local resources to help victims of domestic violence, and develop strategies to address obstacles to access resources.

  5. Describe interventions to include in treatment plans when working with victims of domestic violence.

  6. Discuss ways to manage vicarious traumatization when helping victims of domestic violence.

Registration Fee $149

Deadline for registration is November 22nd, 2019

Please complete the registration form, submit and then click “pay now”

The Daniel Hotel, 10 Water Street, Brunswick, ME

Registration fee includes light breakfast, coffee, tea, and water.

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