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Online Classes in Partnership with PsychArmor


Online Classes in Partnership with PsychArmor

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From: January 1, 2018 at 12:00am (never ends)

Trainer(s): Conference Speakers & Presenters

Details: Click the "register" button for PsychArmor courses offered exclusively for VTSC participants!

Objectives: Course offerings include:

  • Creating a Military Friendly Culture and Onboarding Program
  • Connecting with the VA
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Developing a Military Awareness Program on Campus
  • Coming Soon! Hiring & Retaining National Guard & Reserve Members

Cost: Free!

Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


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Training Customized for Your Organization


Training Customized for Your Organization

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Location: We come to you!

Anywhere in King County, Washington

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From: January 1, 2018 at 9:00am (never ends)

Trainer(s): John Phillips, M.A.Ed. | Conference Speakers & Presenters

Details:

Established in 2011 and funded in part by the Washington Department of Veterans Affairs and the King County Veterans and Human Services Levy, the purpose of the Veterans Training Support Center (VTSC), through continuing education opportunities and professional development, is to raise awareness and understanding on invisible wounds, reintegration and readjustment issues, resources, establish promising best practices that can better serve and assist veterans and their families, and to continue one's journey of veteran cultural competence.

Past trainings have included:

  • Better Serving Those Who Served
  • Supporting Our Veterans & Their Families
  • Communication that Makes a Difference
  • Helping Veterans Crack the Job Market in Difficult Times
  • Understanding Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • safeTALK
  • Understanding Military Sexual Trauma

We have the capacity and expertise to customize trainings based upon the needs of your organization.

Objectives:

Contact us to arrange a training specially designed to meet the needs of your staff and clients.

Contact: John Phillips
Phone: (206) 375-0784

Click the 'register' button to fill out an online training request

Cost: No charge for trainings inside King County. Beyond King County, the cost is negotiable.


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Telemental Health


Telemental Health

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Location: The 2100 Building
2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

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From: June 8, 2018 at 9:00am to: 12:00pm

Trainer(s): Sara Smucker Barnwell, Ph.D.

Details: This 3-hour workshop provides guidance to providers interested in delivering mental health services through technology. This workshop is appropriate for individuals incorporating existing technology (e.g., telephones, fax machines, email) in their practice, those seeking to augment their practice with new technologies, and those seeking to cultivate a technology-based practice (e.g., videoconferencing, mobile applications, online applications). Participants will receive an overview of the use technology in practice, popular types of technologies in practice, key ethical and legal considerations, risk assessment strategies, and considerations for appropriateness of technology-based services. The workshop will include demonstrations of technology use.

Objectives: At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to: 1. Describe how providers employ technology in clinical practice. 2. Identify popular technologies that augment clinical interventions within a mental health practice. 3. Recognize key legal and ethical issues to consider when using technology in clinical practice. 4. Identify common threats to information security, privacy and confidentiality when using technology. 5. Evaluate and identify which clients are best served using technology to augment clinical services.

Cost: None

Parking: Ample on-street parking is available at or near the 2100 Building

Lunch Options:

  • Fare Start @ 2100 Café – near the entrance to the 2100 Building
  • Borracchini’s Bakery – 2307 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Burger King – 2021 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • McDonald’s – 2336 25th Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Wendy’s – 2543 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • QFC – 2711 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Toshio’s Teriyaki – 1706 Rainier Ave S., Seattle 98144

Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


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Mindfulness in Behavioral Health


Mindfulness in Behavioral Health

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Location: The 2100 Building
2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

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From: June 8, 2018 at 1:00pm to: 4:00pm

Trainer(s): Sara Smucker Barnwell, Ph.D.

Details: This 3-hour workshop provides guidance to providers interested in learning about mindfulness and its applications in behavioral health care. This introductory workshop will address core principles such as the basics of mindfulness, applications of mindfulness in behavioral health care, a general review of several therapies which utilize mindfulness, and practical examples of how mindfulness may be incorporated into diverse clinical work. Particular emphasis will be given on Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction techniques. Attendees will be asked to participate in several mindfulness exercises with the goal of replicating these exercises in their own practice. This workshop aims to orient attendees to the general principles of mindfulness and its application across therapies..

Objectives: At the conclusion of the presentation, participants will be able to: 1. Define mindfulness 2. Identify three client populations that mindfulness may help 3. Identify three diagnoses that may be treated through mindfulness-based interventions 4. Identify three popular therapies that rely heavily on mindfulness 5. Learn basic information regarding Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction.

Cost: None

Parking: Ample on-street parking is available at or near the 2100 Building

Lunch Options:

  • Fare Start @ 2100 Café – near the entrance to the 2100 Building
  • Borracchini’s Bakery – 2307 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Burger King – 2021 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • McDonald’s – 2336 25th Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Wendy’s – 2543 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • QFC – 2711 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Toshio’s Teriyaki – 1706 Rainier Ave S., Seattle 98144

Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


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Posttraumatic Growth


Posttraumatic Growth

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Location: The 2100 Building
2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

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From: June 15, 2018 at 9:00am to: 4:00pm

Trainer(s): Keith Meyer, MS, LMHC; Trainer and PTG Advisory Committee Member

Details: For veterans and those who support veterans (whether family members, caretakers, or service providers), we offer this Posttraumatic Growth workshop to create the possibility of a deeper understanding of trauma and the possibility of growth from trauma. The training explores Posttraumatic Growth - which is not focused on diagnoses and labeling, but instead is focused on how to empower people to move beyond difficult situations. This is appropriate for anyone who has experienced challenging and stressful events due to military service.

Objectives: Understand about the possibility of transformation from trauma to growth Learn about the research on Posttraumatic Growth Discuss common helpful strategies that facilitate growth Learn about developing a “Plan of Practice” regarding personal growth Discuss what works and what doesn’t when dealing with trauma Learn about self-care techniques

Cost: No Cost!

Parking: Ample on-street parking is available at or near the 2100 Building

Lunch Options:

  • Fare Start @ 2100 Café – near the entrance to the 2100 Building
  • Borracchini’s Bakery – 2307 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Burger King – 2021 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • McDonald’s – 2336 25th Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Wendy’s – 2543 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • QFC – 2711 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Toshio’s Teriyaki – 1706 Rainier Ave S., Seattle 98144


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Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD


Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD

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Location: The 2100 Building
2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

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From: June 29, 2018 at 9:00am to: 4:00pm

Trainer(s): Scott Michael, Ph.D.

Details: Prolonged exposure therapy (PE) is a type of behavior therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy intended for treating post-traumatic stress disorder through the re-experiencing of traumatic events and remembering and engaging with these experiences.

Objectives: 1). Participants will be able to discuss the theoretical background for PE 2). Participants will be able to describe the primary components of standard PE 3). Participants will demonstrate an understanding of how to apply PE to Veteran populations

Cost: None

Parking: Ample on-street parking is available at or near the 2100 Building

Lunch Options:

  • Fare Start @ 2100 Café – near the entrance to the 2100 Building
  • Borracchini’s Bakery – 2307 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Burger King – 2021 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • McDonald’s – 2336 25th Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Wendy’s – 2543 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • QFC – 2711 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Toshio’s Teriyaki – 1706 Rainier Ave S., Seattle 98144

Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.


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Advanced Topics in Prolonged Exposure


Advanced Topics in Prolonged Exposure

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Location: The 2100 Building
2100 24th Avenue South
Seattle, WA 98144

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From: June 29, 2018 at 9:00am to: 4:00pm

Trainer(s): Scott Michael, Ph.D.

Details: Prolonged exposure therapy (PE) is a type of behavior therapy and cognitive behavioral therapy intended for treating post-traumatic stress disorder through the re-experiencing of traumatic events and remembering and engaging with these experiences. This workshop will expand on the training provided earlier in the month.

Objectives: 1). Participants will be able to discuss how to conceptualize cases using emotional processing theory. 2). Participants will be able to elucidate new strategies for in vivo exposure. 3). Participants will be able to identify new approaches to using imaginal exposure to challenge trauma-related beliefs.

Cost: None

Parking: Ample on-street parking is available at or near the 2100 Building

Lunch Options:

  • Fare Start @ 2100 Café – near the entrance to the 2100 Building
  • Borracchini’s Bakery – 2307 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Burger King – 2021 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • McDonald’s – 2336 25th Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Wendy’s – 2543 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • QFC – 2711 Rainier Ave South, Seattle 98144
  • Toshio’s Teriyaki – 1706 Rainier Ave S., Seattle 98144

Free CEs & Clock Hours: Workshop certificate documents hours of instruction toward Continuing Education. Clock-hour forms are available free upon completion of the workshop.
The Veterans Training Support Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. VTSC maintains responsibility for this program and its content.