Online Training: Engaging Families to Prevent Youthful Problem Sexual Behavior

Date: Thursday, June 17, 2021
Time: 11:00am – 3:30pm ET
Credit: 4 CE Credit Hours

Cost of training: $80.00
CE Eligibility: MPA Psychology, NBCC Clinical Counselor
Additional CE Processing Fee: $18.00


Successfully envisioning a life free of violence and sexual harm requires significant effort on the part of youth who have caused sexual harm, their families, victims, service providers, and communities at large. This presentation focuses on challenges of engaging families in this process, particularly when these families include members who have caused sexual harm, and those who have been abused. An empirically-based trauma-informed framework utilizes Motivational Interviewing to engage and enhance change promoting life-long health and well-being.

Attendees will be better able to:
1. Clarify understanding of therapeutic engagement
2. Recognize obstacles to effective family engagement and strategies for overcoming them
3. Identify core components of family focused treatment across a full continuum of care, and
benefits of practicing them
4. Facilitate neuroscience-based activities to teach and promote self-regulation for all family
members
5. Identify how foundational tenets of Motivational Interviewing enhance engagement, promote
autonomy, and create a values-based intervention that honors both individual and family
uniqueness
6. Use medically accurate sexual health information to promote harm-free sex

Four Hours of Training

The training session starts at 11:00 am Eastern Time and runs until 3:30 pm. The charge is $80. To be eligible for the CE credit hours, you must attend the entire live training and complete an evaluation form within 24 hours following the live event. You may select to purchase only the training or the training with the additional CE processing fee in our webstore. See information to the right about eligible CE credit hours.

We can refund your training fee up to 24 hours prior to the start of the training.

Continuing Education Credit Hours

CE Eligibility: MPA Psychology, NBCC Clinical Counselor

The Massachusetts Psychological Association is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor Continuing Education (CE) for psychologists. MPA maintains responsibility for this program and its content.

Engaging Families to Prevent Youthful Problem Sexual Behavior has been approved by NBCC for NBCC credit. Continuing Excellence is solely responsible for all aspects of the program. NBCC Approval No. SP-3656.

CE Credits coordinated by Continuing Excellence, LLC

Diana Moser-Burg, PhD, LCMHC-S

Dr. Moser-Burg has an academic and clinical certificate for working with youth who cause sexual harm and their families, as well as a certification for working with youth with co-occurring disorders. She has extensive training in assessment and treatment of children and youth who cause sexual harm and led the sexual harm initiative in the state of NC while serving as the System of Care coordinator for the largest MCO in the state. A step-down program she developed for specialized foster care for youth who caused sexual harm was nominated for the Pennsylvania Juvenile Court Judges Commission Program of the Year award in 2002. She has taught as an adjunct professor at ODU and Strayer University. She has a Global Mental Health Trauma and Recovery Certification from Harvard University and currently serves as the Integrated Care Clinical Manager at a free clinic predominantly serving marginalized communities in Charlotte, NC.


Additional Information

Audience
This training is for professionals working with people who have experienced complex trauma as well as people who have perpetrated abuse. Professionals who will benefit from this training include social workers, psychologists, clinical counselors, and interested paraprofessionals.

Content Level
Intermediate to Advanced.

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