Please join Antioch University Santa Barbara and National Association for Social Workers – Santa Barbara chapter for a series of diverse seminars between October 2013 and June 2014. Each fascinating topic is designed to appeal to a wide audience, from therapists to students to the community at large. Attend one or all five!
Cost for 3-Hour Programs
General Admission: ... $55.00
NASW Members: ....... $45.00
CAMFT Members:....... $45.00
AUSB Alumni: ............ $45.00
Students: ................... $35.00
(Cost Includes Snacks)
Cost for 6-Hour Programs
General Admission: .. $110.00
NASW Members: ...... $90.00
CAMFT Members: ..... $90.00
AUSB Alumni: ........... $90.00
Students: .................. $60.00
(Cost Includes Snacks)
Co-Sponsored by AUSB Master’s in Clinical Psychology Program & National Association of Social Workers – Santa Barbara
BBS Approved Provider Number PCE44
Link located under each Seminar
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U P C O M I N G S E M I N A R S
Healing Trauma Through the Body-Mind Connection
Saturday, November 15, 2014 | 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Presented by Wendy Elliott, MA, LPCC, SEP, BC-DMT
Drawing from the emerging field of somatic psychology and interpersonal neurobiology, this workshop provides participants with a basic understanding of how awareness, body, breath, mindfulness and movement are integrated with in the therapy session.
It’s Not About the Food/It is About the Food:
Treating Eating Disorders Through an Holistic Perspective
Saturday, December 13, 2014 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Presented by Heather Russo, MFT
This seminar addresses the objective and metaphorical aspects of eating disorders and implications for treatment. Attendees will learn to interpret eating disorder symptoms, gain understanding of the relational, political, cultural, nutritional and biological aspects of eating disorders and walk away with practical screening tools and therapeutic interventions.
P A S T S E M I N A R S
The Road Not Taken:
Mining Nostalgia for the Riches of Mid-Life
Saturday, June 7, 2014 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.
Presented by Elizabeth Wolfson, PhD, LCSW
This seminar discussed the ways in which nostalgia can serve as a resource for inspiring creativity and cultivating life satisfaction in the second half of life. Practitioners gained tools to help clients access latent dreams, goals, and aspirations associated with nostalgia to cultivate creativity, meaningful productivity, while increasing life satisfaction.
Pacing the Work with Trauma:
Assessing Activation and Resiliency in the Therapeutic Process
Saturday, February 22, 2014 | 9:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Presented by Craig Penner, LMFT
Treating Veterans and Their Families
Saturday, January 25, 2014 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Presented by Kim Evans, LMFT
Participants received a brief overview of the military culture, issues arising from combat, who is a “veteran,” current treatments for Combat Stress, PTSD, and TBI, and a frank discussion on military suicide and sexual assault.
The Power of Compassionate Self-Inquiry:
A Unique Clinical Approach to Addiction
Saturday, November 2, 2013 | 9:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Presented by Stuart S. Light, MA, MEd, LMFT
This seminar helped therapists understand the profound value and power of helping those with addictions begin a process of self-inquiry that draws on curiosity and self-love rather than condemnation and self-hatred.
Navigating the DSM-V:
There is Life After the DSM-IV TR
Saturday, October 12, 2013 | 9:30 a.m. -12:30 p.m/ Presented by Albert “Al” Munoz Flores, PsyD
This seminar provided training for the mental health professional to navigate the new DSM-V. The history of the development of the DSM-V was discussed, along with the resistance that the new version initially received upon its release.