YWCA's Upcoming CE Trainings & Professional Development Workshops in September

The YWCA Greater Austin has continued education trainings and professional development workshops for everyone in September. Take a look at our schedule to find what we have for you!

The Women Culture: The Power Within Us! Presented by Maribel Garcia Valls, MPH, ACC, & Laura Gomez-Horton, LCSW Friday, September 11, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Based on the book, The Women Culture: The Power Within Us!, this training will use interactive lecture and experiential learning to show how we as women treat ourselves and how others treat us. Women who are looking for a new way to experience joy and fulfillment in their daily lives are encouraged to attend. Bring questions and cases for discussion. Participants will learn the power we have as women to: 1) Move past adversity and discrimination into success and happiness 2) Identify stereotypes and oppressive attitudes that still exist about women 3) Understand the impact of implicit biases and unlearning limiting beliefs CEU Hours: 3 CEU hours for Social Workers, LPCs, and LMFTs Cost: $40 for YWCA Members $60 for Non-Members $25 for Students with current school ID To register online for this training, go to: http://ywcaaustin.kintera.org/WomenCulture

Searching for the Illusive Unicorn Presented by Christopher Bear-Beam, MA, Mac, CPS & Amy Trinh, LPC Friday, September 11, 2015 1:00 – 4:15 p.m. This interactive training will look at general semantics, as well as the interdisciplinary discipline of observing and evaluating what is happening in the internal and external world in which we live. The training will use general semantic and behavioral methods and interventions, assisting participants to live more “sanely” in an often chaotic and traumatic world. Bring questions and cases for discussion. CEU Hours: 3 CEU hours for Social Workers, LPCs, and LMFTs Cost: $40 for YWCA Members $60 for Non-Members $25 for Students with current school ID To register online for this training, go to: http://ywcaaustin.kintera.org/IllusiveUnicorn

Why Workplace Gratitude Improves Your Bottom Line—and Your Life Line (Professional Development Workshop) Presented by Sherry Ransom, Author and Public Speaker Saturday, September 12, 2015 9:00 a.m. — 12:15 p.m. This professional development workshop connects the link between workplace gratitude and business profitability. Participants will learn how to increase employee retention and satisfaction while reducing costly employee turnover. This workshop promises to be fun and interactive. Small business owners, non-profit administrators, managers and supervisors are encouraged to attend. Bring questions for discussion.

Sherry Ransom is a professional speaker, award-winning author, and international radio personality whose passion is teaching others the guiding principles of Gratitude Marketing. No CEUs available at this workshop Cost: $35 YWCA Members $45 Non-Members $25 Students with current school ID

To register online for this professional development workshop, go to: http://ywcaaustin.kintera.org/WorkplaceGratitude

Attachment, Attunement & Hakomi Presented by Rebecca Lincoln, LPC, CHT Saturday, September 19, 2015 9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. 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 training, 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 Psychotherapy is a form of guided self-study that uses mindfulness to access the memory system where our most fundamental, wide-reaching beliefs ae implicitly encoded. Mental health professionals, caseworkers and others working in social services are encouraged to attend. Bring cases and questions for discussion. CEU Hours: 3 CEU hours for Social Workers, LPCs, and LMFTs Cost: $40 for YWCA Members $60 for Non-Members $25 for Students with current school ID To register online for this training, go to: http://ywcaaustin.kintera.org/AAHakomi

Setting Goals for Personal Excellence (Professional Development Workshop) Presented by Meshell Baker, Public Speaker & Action Strategist Saturday, September 26, 2015 10:00 a.m. — 1:00 p.m. This interactive workshop will provide hands-on, step-by-step instructions for establishing goals and strategies while defining core values. Participants will discover their most important goals, learn how to go about achieving them, and get a clear 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! No CEUs available at this workshop Cost: $35 YWCA Members $45 Non-Members $25 Students with current school ID To register online for this professional development workshop, go to: http://ywcaaustin.kintera.org/Goals

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Cordially, Barbara

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