Continuing Education

Summit's Edge Counseling is now offering professional development opportunities and continuing
education hours required to maintain licensure for LPCs.

THE MILITARY MINDSET:
Understanding the Culture from an Army Veteran & Licensed Counselor

Facilitator: Jamie Hall, LPC
Friday, February 22, 2019
8:30a - 4:00p
1640 Powers Ferry Rd. Building 5, Suite 110
Marietta, GA 30067
6 Core Hours of continuing education have been approved by the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia

Description:

    During this CE Workshop, we will discuss the military culture and the negative perception of mental health and wellness in this structured environment. We will address the probable reasons for inconsistencies in therapy and the hesitance to trust when working with service members. Following this workshop, participants will have gained tools and interventions to better assist in minimizing these hurdles and gain rapport. Space is limited.

Facilitator's Bio:

    SGT Jamie Hall, LPC has served in the military for over 13 years and is currently serving in the Georgia Army National Guard. In our practice she works closely with veterans and their families. This unique perspective allows her insight into the specific challenges military members and their families encounter. Jamie has found that service members are not only more willing to speak with someone they feel truly understands them, they're relieved.
 

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VICARIOUS TRAUMA & SELF-CARE APPLICATIONS:
Addressing the unintentional harm we pose when we fail to take care of ourselves

Facilitator: Daron Elam, MS, LPC, NCC, CCH
Friday, April 5, 2019
8:00a - 4:00p
1640 Powers Ferry Rd. Building 5, Suite 110
Marietta, GA 30067
6 Core Hours of continuing education have been approved by the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia

Description:

    During this CE Workshop, we will address the professional pitfalls that may lead to unintentional harm to your clients, this course reviews the signs and symptoms of vicarious trauma, informs about the organizational risks, identifies realistic consequences to ignoring vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue and burn out, and provides strategies for increasing professional efficacy where vicarious trauma is identified. Space is limited.
Losing pieces
Talked my head off
Worked my tail off
Cried my eyes out
Walked my feet off
Sang my heart out
So you see,
There's really not much left of me.

-Shel Silverstein, Where The Sidewalk Ends

Facilitator's Bio:

    Daron is the proud Owner and Managing Therapist of Summit's Edge, LLC. She is a Licensed Professional Counselor, Nationally Certified Counselor and Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist and utilizes DBT-informed therapy. She specialized in Trauma and Crisis Counseling with interest in adults and couples who are in recovery from childhood sexual abuse or sexual assault and particularly loves to work with personality disorders where there is a trauma history.
 

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