Free Community Lectures
Our Community Lectures are offered FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC, or $20 for 2 CECs approved for counselors, art therapists and social workers.
Lectures will be listed in the quarterly class schedules and posted on this site.
Tuesday, July 19, 6–8pm, SWC Campus, Free and Open to the Public or $20 for 2 CECs
Writing with the Client in Mind: Ethics of Clinical Documentation
This lecture will explore the reasons for maintaining up-to-date clinical documentation in ethical therapy practice and best practices for ethical clinical writing. We will also look at how ethical principles and standards connect to clinical writing and documentation, how clinical documentation protects and serves clients, and how written assessments, treatment plans, and progress notes support quality of care for clients.
Denise Moore, M.A., LPCC, CCTP, is a Clinical Mental Health Counselor and a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional. Her experience spans working with families and children in a home-based program to working with complex trauma with individuals. Her approach is based on the belief that each individual has strengths, knowledge and expertise that contribute to their own healing and growth.
Tuesday, August 9, 6–8pm, SWC Campus, Free and Open to the Public or $20 for 2 CECs
Power and Place: Ethical and Cultural Considerations in Addiction
Join Aimée Dale-Lucius for an exploration of ethical and cultural considerations unique to addiction treatment. Issues of professional boundaries, confidentiality, social and cultural influences, including colonization, historical trauma and socioeconomic class will be discussed along with the effects of power-dynamics, adjudication, and mandated counseling impact recovery and the therapeutic process.
Aimée Dale-Lucius, M.A., LMHC, is currently a clinician and CRAFT specialist at Serna Solutions LLC and is pursuing membership in MINT (Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers). Aimée has a diverse background in behavioral health and has worked with children through adults in private practice and community mental health in New Mexico and Colorado.
PAST COMMUNITY LECTURES
–Healing With Ecotherapy: Ethical Considerations in Helping Clients
Reconnect to the Body and Nature to Resolve Trauma presented by Rochelle Calvert, PhD, CMT, SEP
–Navigating the Realms of Family Violence presented by Andrea Verswijver, M.A., M.S., LPCC
—Revisiting Leadership as an International Student presented by Magdalena Karlick, M.A., LPCC, ATR-BC
–Astrology for Re-dreaming Ourselves: Love Affairs with Intrapsychic Diversity presented by Jason Holley, M.A., LPCC
–The Complexity of Domestic Violence presented by Andrea Verswijver, M.A., M.A., LMHC
–More Than a Cursory Glance: Particularizing Pornography and Finding Meaning presented by Ginna Clark, PsyD., ATR-BC, LPCC
–Serving American Indian Communities presented by Janet L. Smith, M.S., ATR-Ret.
–Wisdom Rising: Journey into the Mandala of the Empowered Feminine with Lama Tsultrim Allione
–Wilderness Therapy Panel presented by Dr. Ann Filemyr and Dr. Scott Thomas
—Suicide Awareness and Prevention Presented by Erin Doenwald, LMSW and Susan Hayre, LMHC
—Integrating Brain, Body and Heart Intelligence: The Neurobiological Foundations of Therapeutic Practice presented by Tim Burns, M.A.
–Energy Healing: The Latest Scientific Research and the Role of Water in the Process presented by Melinda Connor, Ph.D.
–A Psychobiological Approach to Couples Therapy: The Basics of Working with Difficult Couples
presented by Lon Rankin, M.A., LPCC
–Authority vs. Power: Creative Leadership from the Inside Out presented by Heather Leigh, M.A., ATR-BC, LCPC
–Objects of Desire and Desiring Subjects: On Sexuality in Psychotherapy presented by Ginna Clark, M.A., ATR-BC, LPCC
–Understanding and Working with Borderline Personality Disorder by Laura Lansrud-Lopez, M.A., ATR-BC, LPAT, LPCC
–Adolescent Substance and Process Abuse by Juan Blea, M.A., LADAC
–Organic Sexuality: From Shame into Mystery by Jason Holley, M.A., LPCC
–Adult ADD/HD: A Problem Unrecognized by Doug Puryear, M.D.
–Dr. Edith Wallace: Her Life, Work and Legacy presented by Karen Stefano, M.A., LPC
–Clinical Intuition, Vito Hemphill, DOC
–The Turning of the Ages: Our Time and Place in Cosmic Cycles of Evolution, Jason Holley, M.A., LPCC
–The Right Time and Place to Heal Trauma, Lee Cartwright, M.A.
–Mindfulness-Based Auricular Acupuncture (MBAA), Dana Moore
–Eyes Made of Soul, Robert Waterman, Ed.D., Lecture and Book Signing
–The “F-Word” Project, Maureen Burdock
–Under a Remarkable Sky:The Birthchart of Southwestern College, Jason Holley, M.A., LMHC:
–Intersubjectivity and the Practice of Therapy, Bill Smythe
–The Biological Drama of Trauma, Lee Cartwright, M.A.
–Cultivating Bridges: Attunement, Interpersonal Neurobiology & Group Process, Kate Cook, M.A., LPCC, TEP
–Vision as a Metaphor for Consciousness, Sam Berne, MD
–Envisioning a New, Healthy Sexuality, Jason Holley, M.A. and Kate Latimer, M.A.
–Transformation Through the Quantum Field, Robert Waterman, Ed.D.