YWCA Upcoming CEU Trainings and Workshops

Hello! It's summer, and it's hotter than a stuffed jalapeño dipped in habanero sauce! ☀️

Where can you get out of heat, and meet up with a few colleagues over a glass of iced tea for a few hours of learnin'? The YWCA Greater Austin, of course! The YWCA is offering five very interesting and educational trainings and workshops that will heat up your summer. Take a look further down!

Please feel free to forward this email to your colleagues. We look forward to seeing you at our upcoming trainings and workshops!

Cordially, Barbara

Barbara Cossi Training Coordinator
YWCA Greater Austin
2015 South IH-35 Suite 110 Austin, Texas 78741
TEL: 512-326-1222
E-mail: barbara@ywcaaustin.org
http://www.ywcaaustin.org

 CONTINUING EDUCATION TRAINING SERIES
The YWCA Continuing Education Series offers CEU trainings on cutting edge topics
f importance to mental health providers and other professionals in our community
throughout the year.

GBTQAI...How Many More Letters Are Left http://www.kintera.org/autogen/home/default.asp?ievent=1136020 🌈 Presented by Karen Rayne, Ph.D., Ryan Broussard, LMSW & Adam Maurer, LMFTA, LPC-Intern

Saturday, July 11 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. WCA Greater Austin 2015 South IH 35, Ste. 110 $60 Non-Member $40 Members/Associates $25 Students with Current School ID The language and psychological, social, and cultural theories around sexual orientation and gender identity are evolving at a rapid pace. The interactive training will discuss current theory and research around these topics in addition to giving participants tools on how to stay current and engaged when less familiar terms like demisexual, greysexual, or skiolio- sexual raise their confusing heads. Both theory and practical applications for the therapeutic environment will be addressed. All knowledge levels welcome! Mental health professionals, caseworkers, CPS staff, youth workers and parents are encouraged to attend. Bring questions and cases for discussion.

Fee includes three (3) continuing education hours. The YWCA is a CEU accredited provider for Social Work LPC & LMFT CEU hours. To register online for this training, go to http://ywcaaustin.kintera.org/LBGTQA

Attachment, Attunement and Hakom http://www.kintera.org/autogen/home/default.asp?ievent=1141124 🌺 Presented by Rebecca Lincoln, LPC, CHT

Saturday, September 19 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. YWCA Greater Austin 2015 South IH 35, Ste. 110 $60 Non-Member $40 Members/Associates $25 Students with Current School

Underlying many of our client's presenting problems, there is a deeper unmet developmental need. These unmet needs can lead to a variety of difficulties with attachment. In this talk, we will explore how Hakomi's unique application of mindfulness can help your clients become aware of and resolve these unmet needs. Hakomi Mindfulness-Centered Somatic Psycho- therapy is a form of guided self-study that uses mindfulness to access the memory system where our most fundamental, wide-reaching beliefs are implicitly encoded.

Fee includes three (3) continuing education hours. The YWCA is a CEU accredited provider for Social Work LPC & LMFT CEU hours. To register online for this training go to: http://ywcaaustin.kintera.org/AAHakom

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

y offering educational and informative presentations by locally-known speakers and other professionals, Austin women and other Austinites have the opportunity to gain new ideas on emerging issues in the ever-changing workplace.

Cross-Cultural Conflict Strategies http://www.kintera.org/autogen/home/default.asp?ievent=1140524 📝 Presented by Paul D. Kraus, D.Min., CPE

Monday, July 6 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. YWCA Greater Austin 2015 South IH 35, Ste. 110 $45 Non-Member $35 Members/Associates $25 Students with Current School ID

Are you in a conflicting relationship with a family member, a friend, or a co-worker? This workshop will help you understand the origins of conflicts in your significant relationships and what strategies you can use to manage and transform these conflicts, Most, if not all, people we related to come from diverse origins, i.e. familial and ethnic.

Hence, the relational and communication strategies you will learn evolve from cross-cultural perspectives. Mental health clinicians, caseworkers, school counselors and others working in social service settings are encouraged to attend. Bring questions and cases for discussion. To register for this workshop, go to http://ywcaaustin.kintera.org/CCCStrategie.

Continuing Education Hours are not offered at this workshop.

Setting Goals for Personal Excellence http://www.kintera.org/autogen/home/default.asp?ievent=1140526 🎯 Presented by Meshell Baker, Speaker and Action Strategist

Saturday, August 1 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. YWCA Greater Austin 2015 South IH 35, Ste. 110 $45 Non-Member $35 Members/Associates $25 Students with Current School ID

This interactive workshop will provide hands-on, step-by-step instructions for establishing goals and strategies while defining core values. Participants will discover their more important long-term vision while experiencing short-term motivation. It's time to set some non-negotiable core values and a personal introduction that invites opportunity. How you show up dictates your opportunities! To register for this workshop, go to http://ywcaaustin.kintera.org/Goal

Continuing Education Hours are not offered at this workshop.

 PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS
The YWCA's Personal Development Series assists in identifying and developing women
and girls' inner strengths and help facilitate growth and understanding.As we strive
for excellence and are very committed to our work, we must also remember that hard
work should be balanced with time for rest and rejuvenation.

Big Feelings, Little Kids http://www.kintera.org/autogen/home/default.asp?ievent=1140644 🏃🚶🏿👭 Presented by Ashley Errico, MA, LPC-Intern, NCC

Saturday, July 18 9:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. YWCA Greater Austin 2015 South IH 35, Ste. 110 $25 Non-Member $20 Members/Associates

During this workshop, participants will learn how to identify and manage the needs expressed by early childhood tantrums. Participants will also be introduced to various parenting styles and how they affect a child's development. Using the child's experience, the workshop will demonstrate the difference between discipline and punishment, while highlighting logical and natural consequences. This interactive workshop will challenge participants to reflect on their own parenting styles and come away with immediately executable techniques to help children grow and develop into emotionally healthy and positive contributors to society.

Parents, day care providers, caseworkers, educators, and school counselors are encouraged to attend. Bring questions and cases for discussion. To register for this workshop, go to http://ywcaaustin.kintera.org/BigFeelings

Continuing Education Hours are not offered at this workshop.