The Opiate Task Force is a community based coalition with the purpose of reducing opiate use, abuse, overdose and deaths in Stark County. It is open to anyone interested in being a part of a group of people concerned about, and willing to address the epidemic of prescription drugs and specifically, opiates in the community and in the State of Ohio.
Presented by Juliann Wolfarth, M.Ed., LPCC-S, LCDC III
Who should attend: Open.
About the training: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) is a comprehensive integrated cognitive behavioral treatment for complex mental disorders. This workshop focuses on the skills training component of DBT: what the skills are, how to teach them and how to integrate them into your practice.
- Identify the appropriate uses of DBT skills
- Describe the individual skills within the four skills training modules of Core Mindfulness, Distress Tolerance, Emotion Regulation and Interpersonal Effectiveness
- Articulate methods of integrating DBT skills into a variety of setting with different populations
Location – Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery; 121 Cleveland Avenue SW, Canton, OH 44702.
Parking – Parking located off of Tuscarawas Avenue, REM Parking. $7.00 fee.
Cost – This is a free training. Lunch will be at the discretion of the attendee.
Education credits – 12.0 CEUs upon completion.
Limited space register by Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
The Stark County Mental Health & Addiction Recovery is an approved a provider of Continuing Professional Education credits by the Ohio Counselor, Social Worker& Marriage and Family Therapist Board and an approved provider of Continuing Education Units (CEUs) by the Ohio Chemical Dependency Professionals Board. Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are approved for this workshop for Social Workers RSX109202 and Counselors RCX119207. CEUs have been approved for this conference per 50-17839.
Event held from 8:30-4:30 p.m., check-in starting at 8:00 a.m.
The educational focus will be geared towards vicarious trauma and compassion fatigue and taking care of yourself, your staff, and others.
- Education on emerging strategies.
- Building a plan per organization on preventing burnout, compassion fatigue, and vicarious trauma.
- Developing personal strategies for self-care.
National & regional presenters including: Elizabeth Van Valkenburg, LISW-S, CNM (Three Circles, LLC), Dr. Georgette Constantinou, Laura Palay and Kevin Aldridge (Aldridge Palay Consulting), Nate Jackson (Certified Yoga Instructor), and Deirdre Delong (Fraternal Order of Police). A draft agenda can be downloaded here>>.
Who should attend: Clinical staff, first responders, hospitals, health professions, school employees; people in a helping profession.
Dress Code – In an effort to be trauma informed, StarkMHAR encourages participants to dress so that they are comfortable!
Location – First Christian Church, Heritage Hall; 6900 Market Avenue North, North Canton, Ohio 44721.
Parking – Attendees can park in the far lot and enter through entrance B. Enter the building through Heritage Hall. Follow the First Christian Church and StarkMHAR signage. Free parking.
Cost– $20.00 per person; includes refreshments, buffet lunch, afternoon snack, and continuing education credit. Payment should be submitted to StarkMHAR prior to the training in the form of exact cash or check.
Education credits – 5.0 CEUs/CMEs pending for the day. (Supervision credits pending for Dr. Georgette Constantinou and Kevin Aldridge (afternoon) sessions, 2.0 total.)