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BREAKOUTS SESSIONS FEBRUARY 3RD
Friday 9:45AM-11:45AM 2 Clock Hours
SALON A Topic: Challenges and Contributors of Adjustment to Divorce Among Older Hispanic Adults PowerPoint
Handout: FMHCA - Conf. 2017 - Handouts.pdf
Presenter & Author: Dr. Josefina E. Oramas Ed.D., LMHC
SALON B Topic: Dancing with Addiction: A Trauma Informed Approach to Understanding and Treatment
Presenter: Louise Sutherland-Hoyt LMHC, CCMHC, NCC
SALON D Topic: Mass Media Crisis Intervention – How Counselors can partner with Media to stabilize people after community shootings
Presenter & Author: C. Dwight Bain, LMHC, NCC
SALON E Topic: Addressing the Transition of Care for Patients with Schizophrenia PowerPoint
Presenter & Author: Brian Sellers LCSW Co-Presenter: Dr. Carlos Ruiz MD
SALON F Topic: Power of Therapeutic Journaling in Counseling
Presenter & Author: Dr. Kathie T. Erwin, Ed.D., LMHC, NCC, NCGC Certified Field Traumatologist.
11:45AM-1:15PM 2 Clock Hours
Topic: Update on FMHCA'S Legislative Advocacy and a Review of H.R. 5161 and S. 2771
Handout: Final Final Round Table.pdf
Presenter: Moderator: E. Kay Nowak, MA
Topic: Overcoming Challenges After Graduation
Presenter: Moderator: Laura Giraldo
Topic: Lessons from the Pulse Massacre Response: Guidelines for Proactive Mental Health Emergency Preparedness and Mobilization
Presenter: Moderator: Jackie MacKay, MA, NCC, LMHC, CSAT, New Leaf Center; MHCCF Immediate Past President
Topic: Women Veterans and Mental Health
Presenter: Moderator: Ellsworth Williams Jr and Dr. Lynne Santiago PhD, LMHC
1:15PM-3:15PM 2 Clock Hours
SALON A Topic: The Challenge in the Next Decade for the Profession of Clinical Mental Health Counselors
Presenter & Author: Dr. Jim Messina Ph.D., CCMHC, NCC, DCMHS
SALON B Topic: The Marchman Act - A Powerful Tool for Families of Substance Abusers
Presenter: Joe Considine Esq.
SALON D Topic: Defining, Identifying and Treating Process Addictions Power Point
Presenter: Dr. Denny Cecil-Van Den Heuvel PhD, LMHC, LMFT, NCC
SALON E Topic: The Ultimate Domestic Violence Training - Inside the Minds of Men Who Batter and the Women Who Love Them
Presenter: Susan McMillan LMHC, CAP Co-Presenter: Matt McMillan, JD, CCJAS, Former County Judge
SALON F Topic: An Exploration of HIV/AIDS
Handouts: Session Outline HIV.AIDS.pdf
Presenter: Cortina D. Peters, LMHC, CLC, CSE
3:30PM-6:30PM 3 Clock Hours
ORCHID 1 Topic: Implications of Child Maltreatment on Development
Presenter: Meghan Dahlin LMHC, LPC, LAC
ORCHID II Topic: Treating Causation Resolving Mental Disorders Through the Revolutionary Toolbox of Integrated Behavioral Health Care & Construct Resolution Therapy
Presenter & Author: Dr. Gray Otis PhD, LMHC, DCMHS
ORCHID III Topic: Ethics and Boundaries: Navigating the 50 Shades of Gray PowerPoint
Presenter & Author: Katie Lemieux LMFT Co-Presenter: Dr. Kate Campbell PhD, LMFT
SALON A Topic: The Emerging Sexual Renaissance: Working with Kinky Clients
Link to Power Point and Handouts: https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0B1WHuHTYR6SFR3ZwQ2w0dlo0X1U?usp=sharing
Presenter & Author: Patsy Evans L.M.H.C., D.O.M., Ph.D. Candidate
SALON F Topic: Self-Compassion: A therapeutic approach to help clients find freedom from negative thoughts and emotions.
Presenter: Coralis Solomon LMHC, Doctoral Candidate
7:00PM-8:30PM 1.5 Clock Hours
GRAND BALLROOM Topic: Florida Mental Health Practitioner Policy and Politics
Keynote: Corrine Mixon, DPL
Saturday 9:45AM-11:45AM 2 Clock Hours
SALON A Topic: Bridging The Gap- Helping Parents Build a Strong Foundation to Raise Healthy Resilient Teenagers.
Presenter & Author: Dr. Stem (Sithembile Mahlatini), EdD, LCSW Co-Presenter: Andrele Jean Charles MFT Power PointHandouts:==Parenting Styles Handout.pdf ==handout_34_Stages_of_adolescence1.pdf ==Handout The Seven C's for developing resiliency.pdf
SALON B Topic: Just Leave Already: Domestic Violence Basics, Barriers & Implications.
Presenter: Ce Anderson MS, ALC
SALON F Topic: Adventure Therapy: More Than Just A Game
Presenter: Ricardo Santiago LMHC
SALON G Topic: Implementing Techniques for Counseling Response in Community Crisis.
Presenter & Author: Dr. Kathie T. Erwin, Ed.D., LMHC, NCC, NCGC Certified Field Traumatologist
Co-Presenter: Dr Benjamin Keyes Ph.D., Ed.D. LMHC, LPC
SALON H Topic: The Significance of the Therapeutic Support Group for Eating Disorders.
Presenter & Author: Dr. Joann Hendelman, PhD, FAED, CEDS, CEDRN
11:40AM-1:15PM 1.5 Clock Hours
GRAND BALLROOM Topic: From The Counseling Chair to Impacting the World
Keynote: Dr. Benjamin B. Keyes
1:15PM-3:15PM 2 Clock Hours
SALON A Topic: Social Media and Suicide Prevention: Outreach and Support Using Contemporary Technology.
Presenter & Author: Dr. Lynne Santiago PhD, LMHC Co-Presenter: Master Sergeant (MSG) Tom Cruz, Active Duty Army
SALON B Topic: Understanding The Transgender Process. Power Point
Presenter & Author: Dr. Odalys J. Waugh Ph.D, LMHC, MFT, CCS
SALON F Topic: May the Odds Be Ever in Your Favor: Generation Z and a New Era in Counseling Teenagers.
Presenter & Author: Nichole K. DeMoya M.A., LMHC, CLC
SALON G Topic: Motivational Interviewing 101: Working with Ambivalent and Resistant Clients.
Presenter: Aaron Norton LMHC, LMFT, MCAP, CRC, CFMHE
SALON H Topic: Getting Past Go: Helping Young Men Transition from Addiction to Adulthood.
Presenter: Justin McLendon MA Co-Presenter: Dan Perzanoski, BS, CSAC