Electronic Communications & Social Media for Mental Health Professionals
- Saturday, May 04, 2013
- 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
- Boston Marriott Newton
2345 Commonwealth Ave.
Newton, MA , 02466
What is social media? Can therapists tweet? Should you be on Facebook? In this workshop, Mike Langlois helps us look at the “ins and outs” of today’s social media enviroment, and how therapists can be savvy and safe. We’ll look at different social media venues and discuss pertinent clinical questions and issues, including the use of technology with clients. In addition, Midge Williams and Jessica Foley will present MaMHCA’s “Social Media Guidelines”, specifically for LMHCs. Don’t miss this important and unique day!
With Mike Langlois, LICSW, Midge Williams, LMHC, & Jessica Foley, LMHC
6 Category 2 CEs
Mike Langlois, LICSW received his BA from Connecticut College in 1991, and his MSW from Smith College School for Social Work in 1994. He has over 15 years of experience counseling adults and families. He serves on the NASW GLBT Issues Committee and the Massachusetts Commission on GLBT Youth. He is currently an adjunct faculty member of Boston College School for Social Work and a teaching associate in psychiatry at Harvard Medical School. Mike is licensed by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts as a Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker. MA. www.mikelanglois.com
Midge Williams, LMHC, has been Executive Director of MaMHCA since 1995. She served on the board of the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA) for 8 years and was President of AMHCA 2001-2002. She has also been the AMHCA representative to the American Association of Counseling Boards (AASCB) and is familiar with regulatory issues nation-wide. She served on the AASCB committee that reviewed national best practices in supervision. From 1995-2000 she was adjunct faculty at Fitchburg State College, Graduate Counseling Program where she taught and Supervised the Practicum and Intern Seminars. Midge now serves as MaMHCA’s Executive Director.
Jessica Foley, MA, LMHC, CCMHC was educated at Lesley University, and was president of MaMHCA 2011-2012. Jessica has experience working women over the past 10 years in a variety of settings, from residential treatment to outpatient counseling. In her Waltham private practice, she specializes in treating women, and works with a variety of issues, including Post Partum Depression & Anxiety, and Binge Eating Disorder. Jessica has also served as Adjunct Faculty at Lesley University, and is MaMHCA’s Professional Development Coordinator and Assistance Executive Director. Jessica is also a MaMHCA Certified Supervisor.
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