Division of Continuing Education
Professional Development for Counselors and Psychologists
Sharpen your professional skills with workshops offered by faculty and guest lecturers from the SOU Mental Health Counseling Program. University-sponsored workshops bring you the latest updates in the field and earn CEUs from the National Board for Certified Counselors. We adhere to NBCC Continuing Education Guidelines.
Workshops take place on the SOU campus in Ashland.
In the Winter - Child Counseling: Integrating Talk Therapy with Multi-Modal Approaches (CRN 5255)
Saturdays January 12, February 9, March 9, 10:00am – 6:00pm each day (with lunch break each day)
Cost: $ 250 for 24 CEUs
Instructor: Audrey Lehmann, PhD, LMFT, REAT
Content: This is an experiential course in which hands-on, practical skills will be taught for integrating talk therapy with multi-modal approaches to child/adolescent therapy, such as play therapy, sand tray, role play/enactments, the use of journaling, and other expressive therapies. As such, this course will address varying forms of communication with children and adolescents, depending on their developmental levels (e.g. talk versus play therapy).
In the Spring - Dialectical Behavior Therapy (PSY 407)
Thursdays 4:00-6:50 pm, April 4 – June 13, 2013
Cost: $250 for 30 CEUs
Instructor: Ilene Goldman, M.S.
Content: This course is designed for masters-level counseling students and mental health practitioners wanting to learn how to use DBT to treat clients carrying a diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder. This will introduce you to the practice of DBT for Community Mental Health settings and private practice, including both individual therapy and skills training components of a comprehensive DBT treatment program. This class is not designed to provide clinical supervision or consultation regarding specific clients you are working with at this time.
Pre-registration is required: These workshops and classes are offered to community mental health professionals as a Pass/No Pass course.
To register, use the Non-admitted Student Enrollment Form [PDF].