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DSM 5 and Trends in Diagnosis of Mental Disorders

DSM 5 and Trends in Diagnosis of Mental Disorders

Date: February 07, 2020, 08:30 AM
Location: Samford University, 2100 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229, CHS 1213
Instructor: David Cecil
Cost: $45.00
Seats Available: 27
Registration Ends: February 07, 2020, 06:30 AM
Description:

Dr. Cecil leads a discussion of major categories and trends of DSM 5 use (e.g., the DSM 5 Alternative Model for Personality Disorders) and current diagnostic practices.  This includes cutting edge research on etiology, including the latest on neuroscience related to mental disorders.


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Understanding Child Trauma: Brain-Based Strategies

Understanding Child Trauma: Brain-Based Strategies

Date: March 06, 2020, 08:30 AM
Location: Samford University, 2100 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229, CHS 1213
Instructor: Rachel Copeland
Cost: $45.00
Seats Available: 27
Registration Ends: March 06, 2020, 06:30 AM
Description:

Working with traumatized children can be a challenging and disorienting experience for parents and practitioners. Many interventions and strategies targeted at changing behavior don't work and leave everyone involved frustrated and discouraged. Understanding the impact of trauma and poor attachme
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Ethical Decision Making in Social Work Practice

Ethical Decision Making in Social Work Practice

Date: April 03, 2020, 08:30 AM
Location: Samford University, 2100 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229, CHS 1213
Instructor: Rachel Hagues
Cost: $45.00
Seats Available: 30
Registration Ends: April 03, 2020, 06:30 AM
Description:

This training will cover ethical decision making by social work practitioners at any level of practice (macro, meso, and micro). This training will provide participants the opportunity to consider how they might be confronted with ethical dilemmas and how to use decision frameworks.  &l
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Church Consulting and Revitalization

Church Consulting and Revitalization

Date: May 01, 2020, 09:00 AM
Location: Samford University, 2100 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229, CHS 1213
Instructor: Christson Adedoyin
Cost: $45.00
Seats Available: 29
Registration Ends: May 01, 2020, 07:00 AM
Description:

Churches, like other faith-based organizations,  run programs for the spiritual growth and discipleship of its members. However, very few churches get an objective assessment and evaluation of the effectiveness and efficiency of their programs, which may lead to stagnation or decline. Hence,
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Supervision: The Art of Developing a Professional

Supervision: The Art of Developing a Professional

Date: June 12, 2020, 08:30 AM
Location: Samford University, 2100 Lakeshore Drive, Birmingham, AL 35229, CHS 1213
Instructor: Jean Roberson
Cost: $45.00
Seats Available: 30
Registration Ends: June 12, 2020, 06:30 AM
Description:

Supervision is time-intensive and demanding. This training will focus on the uses of authority, leadership, adult learning, and stages of development that inform supervisors in guiding developing professionals. Attention will be given to formative supervision.

 


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