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  • Date:September 29 and 30, 2022 (must attend both days)
    Time:9 a.m. – 4 p.m. (both days)
    # of CEs:12.0
    Presenter Name:Sharon Bryant, LMFT, RPT-S, CCPT-S
    About the Presenter:Sharon Bryant, LMFT, RPT-S, CCPT-S, is certified in Child-Centered Play Therapy, Filial Therapy, Relationship Enhancement Programming, and is an EMDRIA Approved EMDR Trained Clinician. Sharon is a Child-Centered Play Therapy Skills Consultant for NIRE.  She is the founder of Flourishing Families LLC and works in private practice at Spring Tree Counseling in Evanston, IL. She has presented twice at the NIRE national conference in Washington D.C., has taught as an adjunct professor, and has trained in a variety of settings. Sharon has co-authored a life-skills curriculum called Back on Track and has contributed to a marriage-enrichment program (“Couple Talk”) as well as a parenting book titled A Life Shared: Meaningful Conversations with Our Kids.
  • Date:September 9, 2022
    Time:9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    # of CEs:3.0
    Presenter Name:Dr. Carla Carter, Ed.D., LCPC, CMPC, EMDR Certified Clinical Director and Owner of The Cognitive Clinic
    About the Presenter:Dr. Carter began her career working in education. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education from Northern Illinois University. She furthered her education at National Louis University by earning her first Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Carter went on to earn her Doctorate in Education and System Reform from Loyola University in Chicago. Upon deciding to change careers, she attended Adler School of Professional Psychology and earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in mental skills and performance. Dr. Carla Carter works with individuals dealing with a variety of issues such as depression, trauma, anxiety, and adjusting to new life circumstances. She specializes in helping those struggling with compulsive overeating as well as those struggling to overcome traumatic events. She finds that the combination of CBT, EMDR, NET, and mindfulness techniques provide her clients with the tools needed to overcome the obstacles in their life. As a certified mental performance consultant, she works with coaches, athletes, and parents to overcome barriers that they may be experiencing while involved in sport. Either as a team or individual, mental skills help clients gain an edge in their sport as well as in their everyday life.
  • Date:September 10, 2021
    Time:9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    # of CEU's:3.0
    Presenter Name:Paula Gibson, CDP, CVDTT
    About the Presenter:Paula Gibson has spent 14 years in the field of long-term care. Prior to starting her personalized training and consultation services through Dementia211.com, she was the Regional Director of Communications and Engagement for 14 memory care assisted living communities in Wisconsin. During her tenure she created a dementia specific training and engagement program, which bolstered residents’ self-worth and created a failure-free philosophy of care to enhance the quality of life of those with memory loss and their caregivers. Paula is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Virtual Dementia Tour Trainer, Certified Cognitive Stimulation Provider, Alzheimer’s Association trained Support Group Facilitator, member of the Wisconsin State Dementia Plan committee and has provided hundreds of dynamic keynote and breakout presentations across the State. Paula was also a caregiver to her grandmother, father, and others who she has lost to dementia.
  • Date:September 24, 2021
    Time:9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    # of CEU's:3.0
    Presenter Name:Paula Gibson, CDP, CVDTT
    About the Presenter:Paula Gibson has spent 14 years in the field of long-term care. Prior to starting her personalized training and consultation services through Dementia211.com, she was the Regional Director of Communications and Engagement for 14 memory care assisted living communities in Wisconsin. During her tenure she created a dementia specific training and engagement program, which bolstered residents’ self-worth and created a failure-free philosophy of care to enhance the quality of life of those with memory loss and their caregivers. Paula is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner, Certified Virtual Dementia Tour Trainer, Certified Cognitive Stimulation Provider, Alzheimer’s Association trained Support Group Facilitator, member of the Wisconsin State Dementia Plan committee and has provided hundreds of dynamic keynote and breakout presentations across the State. Paula was also a caregiver to her grandmother, father, and others who she has lost to dementia.
  • Date:September 23, 2022
    Time:9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
    # of CEs:6.0
    Presenter Name:Sharon Gilbert, LCPC
    About the Presenter:Ms. Gilbert is an LCPC with over 27 years of clinical experience. She has worked in Community Agency, Psychiatric Hospital, Corrections and Private Practice settings. She has had her own practice in Naperville for the past 11 years. In addition to her clinical work, she was an adjunct professor for 21 years.  She also has a background in Corporate Human Resources and as a Day Care Provider.
  • Dates:July 18th & 19th 9am-5:30pm and July 20th 9am-1pm
    # of CEs:20.0
    Location:Family Counseling Service - Aurora Office 70 S. River Street, Aurora, IL
  • Date:September 9, 2022
    Time:1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    # of CEs:3.0
    Presenter Name:Dr. Carla Carter, Ed.D., LCPC, CMPC, EMDR Certified Clinical Director and Owner of The Cognitive Clinic
    About the Presenter:Dr. Carter began her career working in education. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education from Northern Illinois University. She furthered her education at National Louis University by earning her first Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction. Dr. Carter went on to earn her Doctorate in Education and System Reform from Loyola University in Chicago. Upon deciding to change careers, she attended Adler School of Professional Psychology and earned a Master’s Degree in Counseling with an emphasis in mental skills and performance. Dr. Carla Carter works with individuals dealing with a variety of issues such as depression, trauma, anxiety, and adjusting to new life circumstances. She specializes in helping those struggling with compulsive overeating as well as those struggling to overcome traumatic events. She finds that the combination of CBT, EMDR, NET, and mindfulness techniques provide her clients with the tools needed to overcome the obstacles in their life. As a certified mental performance consultant, she works with coaches, athletes, and parents to overcome barriers that they may be experiencing while involved in sport. Either as a team or individual, mental skills help clients gain an edge in their sport as well as in their everyday life.
  • Date:September 10, 2021
    Time:1 p.m. – 4 p.m.
    # of CEU's:3.0
    Presenter Name:Kristie Brendel, Ph.D.
    About the Presenter:Kristen Esposito Brendel is an Associate Professor of Social Work at Aurora University. Her teaching, research, and practice interests involve the intersection of mindfulness-based interventions, stress reduction research, and resiliency practices. She is currently working on a book, From Stress to Resilience, that focuses on sustainable self-care practices amid adversity. Dr. Brendel is the founder and executive director of Per La Vita Wellness, LLC, a social enterprise with the mission of increasing supports and protective mechanisms for health care, mental health, and school-based professionals. With expertise in mindfulness-based interventions, Dr. Brendel presents nationally and internationally on her research and regularly facilitates professional development workshops and retreats at school districts, non-profits, and the corporate sector.
  • Date:October 8, 2021
    Time:9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
    # of CEU's:3.0
    Presenter Name:Hank Exline, LSW, CADC
    About the Presenter:Hank Exline LSW, CADC has been working as a licensed social worker and certified drug and alcohol counselor at Family Counseling Service for the past 4 years. He has worked in community mental health, outpatient substance abuse, and private practice settings. Hank focuses on adult mental health with an emphasis on anxiety disorders, depressive disorders, and substance abuse disorders.
  • Date:October 8, 2021
    Time:1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
    # of CE's:3 Contact Hours
    Presenter Name:Erin Carlson, LCPC
    About the Presenter:Erin Carlson is a licensed clinical professional counselor who obtained her master’s degree from Benedictine University. Erin has spent the past five years working within community mental health as the director of child and adolescent programs at Family Counseling Service of Aurora. Erin incorporates client-centered play therapy, synergetic play therapy, sand tray, and CBT techniques into her work with children. Erin approaches her work with children with the belief that children know what they need to work on and that through play they can heal. Erin works in a partnership role with parents to assist them in learning skills to help their children manage big emotions.
  • Date:October 22, 2021
    Time:9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
    # of CEU's:6
    Presenter Name:Sharon Gilbert, LCPC
    About the Presenter:Sharon Gilbert, LCPC has been practicing therapy for 25 years in private practice, community social service, hospital, and corrections settings. This is augmented by 21 years as an adjunct professor at the graduate and undergrad levels. She works primarily with adolescents, adults, families, and couples. She is a frequent presenter to Day Care Provider associations, preschools, and Divorce Care groups on the topics of development and parenting.
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    Date:October 29, 2021
    Time:9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
    # of CE's:3 Contact Hours
    Presenter Name:Gloria M. Cockerill, LCSW
    About the Presenter:Gloria M. Cockerill, LCSW, Registered Play Therapist- Supervisor and Certified Theraplay® Practitioner, Supervisor and Trainer has an undergraduate degree in Child Development and a master’s degree in clinical social work. She has worked extensively with children and families impacted by trauma. She currently provides therapeutic services at Kid Matters Counseling in Hinsdale, Illinois.

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