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Current Events:
September 08, 2019 Supervision of Play Therapy (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
September 08, 2019
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space and Offices
17 Cocasset Street 3rd floor
Foxboro,MA
02035

15086980010

Supervision of Play Therapy
 
September 20, 2019 Bringing your Private Practice to Life (09:00 AM - 01:15 PM)
Event details:
September 20, 2019
09:00 AM - 01:15 PM
MaMHCA Conference and Office Spaces
17 Cocasset St.
Foxboro,MA
02035

508.698.0010

Starting your Private Practice: Practical Nuts and Bolts. Getting started in private practice can be an overwhelming task without some basic Nuts & Bolts.Learnt he must/must not's of developing your own practice with interactive exploration of issues such as ethics, HIPAA and Third-party Payers [aka Insurance Companies].
 
September 20, 2019 To LLC or not: Accounting Strategies for Private Practice (02:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
September 20, 2019
02:00 PM - 04:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference and Office Spaces
17 Cocasset Street 3rd floor
Foxboro,MA
02035

15086980010

Learn from a small business accountant who has helped several MaMHCA members set up their Private Practice. From a business plan, to how to register your business; from liability insurance to bank accounts; there is so much to think about and make the appropriate arrangements. Mr GlaDomenico is here to explain, if not all, then most of the details.
 
September 21, 2019 A Framework for Supervision (09:00 AM - 04:30 PM)
Event details:
September 21, 2019
09:00 AM - 04:30 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street 3rd floor
Foxboro,MA
02035

508-698-0010

This training presents an overview and conceptual framework for the 15-hour Core course component of MaMHCA’s Supervision Training Program. It is intended for experienced clinicians who wish to become trained supervisors.
 
September 22, 2019 Nurturing a Growth Mindset in Supervision (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
September 22, 2019
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Center
17 Cocasset Street 3rd floor
Foxboro,MA
02035

15086980010

The quality of the supervisory relationship is critical to the supervisee’s successful development as a counselor. We will look at different models and best practices in supervision that we as supervisors can use to enhance supervisee’s self-awareness, self-efficacy, accountability, clinical skills, and professional identity. We will explore what a Growth Mindset is and how to encourage this in our supervisees.
 
September 28, 2019 Supervision of IHT clinicians and the Team (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
September 28, 2019
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street 3rd floor
Foxboro,MA
02035

15086980010

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
 
September 28, 2019 Clinical Considerations in Working with LGBTQIA+ Individuals (02:00 PM - 05:00 PM)
Event details:
September 28, 2019
02:00 PM - 05:00 PM
This course will introduce the various components of sexual identity (sexual orientation and gender identity). We will review identity development models for sexual orientation and gender identity and will discuss clinical interventions at each stage of development. Lastly, we will discuss how to address concerns about sexual orientation and gender identity in career counseling.
 
October 05, 2019 LMHC Guide: Parenting Strategies for the Modern Family (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
October 05, 2019
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference and Office Spaces
17 Cocasset Street 3rd floor
Foxboro,MA
02035

15086980010

This workshop is designed to help give LMHCs tools to work with parents in finding the appropriate parenting plan that will work for their family. We will be reviewing some basic behavioral principles and how to incorporate them into practice, how to be sensitive to individual family needs and how to communicate the need for changes at home in order to be successful with parenting goals.
 
October 05, 2019 51A - Mandated Reporting (01:00 PM - 03:00 PM)
Event details:
October 05, 2019
01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference and Office Spaces
17 Cocasset Street 3rd floor
Foxboro,MA
02035

15086980010

The Why, When & How of filing a 51A Care & Protection Complaint
 
October 12, 2019 Supervision of Addictions Work (01:00 PM - 05:00 PM)
Event details:
October 12, 2019
01:00 PM - 05:00 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:
October 20, 2019 Cultural Awareness and Cultural Centering in Supervision (09:00 AM - 01:15 PM)
Event details:
October 20, 2019
09:00 AM - 01:15 PM
Cultural Awareness and Cultural Centering help us define who we are in relationship to our clients, students and supervisees. Understanding the implicit and explicit biases that inform our interactions makes us more effective supervisors.
 
October 26, 2019 Supervisors Guide to the LMHC License Application (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
October 26, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Center
17 Cocasset Street 3rd floor
Foxboro,MA
02035

15086980010

This clinic is specifically designed to provide information for Contract, Agency and Program supervisors or directors on the correct way to complete the Application for LMHC. Students and post-Grad clinicians working toward licensure are stressed about the lack of knowledge those who are supposed to be guiding them [supervisors] have about this process. Decrease everyone's anxiety. [Please bring a laptop or USB drive with you, so you can experiment with some of the electronic handouts.]
 
October 26, 2019 Dancing with Transference/Counter Transference/Somatic Transference (01:00 PM - 04:00 PM)
Event details:
October 26, 2019
01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference and Office Spaces
17 Cocasset Street 3rd floor
Foxboro,MA
02035

15086980010

Through case studies, experiential exercises and activities, and laughter, we will explore Transference in all forms, identify “what is mine and what is the client’s,” begin the process of safely playing with it all so that the client gets benefit and the therapist doesn’t get tangled in the confusion that often arises. This training will help you begin the process of identifying and playing with T/CT/ST with your clients, turning a challenging person into one you look forward to counseling.
 
November 09, 2019 Compassion Fatigue (10:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
November 09, 2019
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference and Office Spaces
17 Cocasset Street 3rd floor
Foxboro,MA
02035

15086980010

Compassion Fatigue can impact our ability to focus on the client in the moment. Learn how to manage your own compassion so you don't experience burn-out.
 
December 07, 2019 Branching Out: Marketing and Networking (09:00 AM - 12:00 PM)
Event details:
December 07, 2019
09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street 3rd floor
Foxboro,MA
02035

15086980010

Clinicians will learn the basics of marketing and networking skills as a private practice clinician. This course will review various strategies for generating referrals in an ethical and efficient manner. We will identify common issues in developing a framework for advertising and discuss options to maximize a marketing budget.
 
December 08, 2019 Supervision of Crisis Intervention (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
December 08, 2019
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street 3rd floor
Foxboro,MA
02035

15086980010

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 15, 2019 Supervision of Expressive Therapies (09:00 AM - 01:00 PM)
Event details:
December 15, 2019
09:00 AM - 01:00 PM
MaMHCA Conference Space & Offices
17 Cocasset Street
Foxboro,MA
02035

508-698-0010

This training is designed to help supervisors relax into the use and supervision of all forms of Expressive and Action Method therapies, including Art, Movement, Drama, Poetry, Narrative and Sound. Appropriate clinical application will be explored through experiential exercises and case examples.
 
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