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Current Events:
September 13, 2015-September 14, 2015 LMHC License Exam Preparation (09:00 AM - 06:00 PM)
Event details:
September 13, 2015-September 14, 2015
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
MaMHCA Office and Conference Space
17 Cohasset St.
Foxboro,MA
02035

This review is designed to prepare Mental Health Counselors for the Massachusetts State Licensure Examination. It is an in-depth overview of the content areas used in the NCMHCE Exam which was chosen by the LMHC Licensing Board for Massachusetts. This workshop is currently full and registration has been closed. Please call the office if you wish to be placed on the wait list.
 
September 19, 2015 Annual Planning Meeting (10:00 AM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
September 19, 2015
10:00 AM - 03:00 PM
MaMHCA Office
17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro,MA
02035

508-698-0010

Annual Planning Meeting
 
September 26, 2015 Adult Asperger's and Relationships (09:00 AM - 01:15 PM)
Event details:
September 26, 2015
09:00 AM - 01:15 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro,MA
02035

508-698-0010

This workshop will help broaden the understanding of Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) as many adults who would be helped by an ASD diagnosis are currently undiagnosed or misdiagnosed. Clinicians will gain insight into screening patients for ASD, learn about neurodiversity and viewing ASD through an inclusive lens. This workshop will also focus on the relationship between a partner with Asperger's or ASD (diagnosed or not) and their non-spectrum partner.
 
September 26, 2015 Shame in the Supervisee: Supporting Self-Reflection (01:30 PM - 04:30 PM)
Event details:
September 26, 2015
01:30 PM - 04:30 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro,MA
02035

508-698-0010

This workshop will address some of the issues surrounding shame and self scrutiny, which can hinder a trainee's learning. Our discussion will include working with our own blind spots as we attempt to create a safe space for compassion and clear self-reflection on the part of our supervisees.
 
October 03, 2015 The Completely New LMHC Regulations-Implications for LMHC Practice (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
October 03, 2015
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro,MA
02035

508-698-0010

The new LMHC regulations, the CMR-262 went into effect June 5, 2015. In addition to changes in requirements for licensure as an LMHC, they also include several important new elements that impact LMHC practice, including new minimum requirements for a client record, new minimum requirements for informed consent to treat, new specified ethical standards, and new standards for Approved Supervisors and supervision. The workshop will cover these changes, discuss how they will effect practice and what
 
October 17, 2015 A Framework for Supervision (09:00 AM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
October 17, 2015
09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro,MA
02035

508-698-0010

This training presents an overview and conceptual framework for the 15 hour Core Course Component of MaMHCA's Supervison Training program. It is intended for clinicians who meet the current criteria for apporved supervisors as defined by law (CMR 262) and wish to become trained supervisors and earn a recognized credential designating them as such (MaCCS). This training series will include case studies, role play, and templates for supervision assessment. The Massachusetts Mental Health Counselo
 
October 24, 2015 Supervision of Addictions Work (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
October 24, 2015
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro,MA
02035

508-698-0010

This training is an overview of professional responsibilities required for clinical supervision in the addictions. In addition, this program will discuss supervision as a three fold process where the supervisor serves as teacher, consultant and counselor. To that end, we will cover topics such as assessment tools, the stages of change paradigm, modalities of treatment, and special issues confronting the substance abuse supervisor and clinician. The program will include lecture and case discus
 
Looking Forward:
November 07, 2015 Supervision of Cultural Competency (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
November 07, 2015
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro,MA
02035

508-698-0010

Cultural Competency of clinicians is a fundamental component of LMHC Training, adherance to Ethical Standards, and maintaining Standards of Practice. This training will address the many factors that must be considered in maintaining culturally competent practices. It will highlight the complexity that can arise among the different cultural backgrounds of clients, therapist (the supervisee), and supervisor.
 
November 14, 2015 MaMHCA's 29th Annual Meeting & Conference: Key Topics in Client Care (09:00 AM - 05:00 PM)
Event details:
November 14, 2015
09:00 AM - 05:00 PM
MaMHCA Annual Conference
Mass Medical Society
Waltham,MA
02451

508-698-0010

"Key Topics in Client Care"
 
November 15, 2015-November 16, 2015 LMHC License Exam Preparation (09:00 AM - 06:00 PM)
Event details:
November 15, 2015-November 16, 2015
09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
MaMHCA Office and Conference Space
17 Cohasset St.
Foxboro,MA
02035

This review is designed to prepare Mental Health Counselors for the Massachusetts State Licensure Examination. It is an in-depth overview of the content areas used in the NCMHCE Exam which was chosen by the LMHC Licensing Board for Massachusetts.
 
November 21, 2015 Supervision of Crisis Intervention (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
November 21, 2015
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro,MA
02035

508-698-0010

Using a developmental model of supervision, this workshop will begin by defining "crisis" and will go on to explore the management of the inevitable anxiety that arises when new and developing clincians encounter crisis in their work. It will also review fundamental crisis intervention and risk-assessment strategies to employ with supervisees using case vignettes, experiential exercises, and group activites
 
December 12, 2015 Supervision of Home Visits (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
December 12, 2015
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro,MA
02035

508-698-0010

Supervision of In-Home Treatment, Joseph Weeks, LMHC In home services has become an integral part of behavioral health treatment under the Children’s Behavioral Health Initiative (CBHI), and is increasingly growing as a service modality under other programs as well. This workshop will provide a look at the "wraparound approach" and how to work within a care team system. Topics will include different levels of in home services, treatment types and requirements for treatment. What questions to ask
 
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