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Upcoming Live Conversations Webinars

All courses are subject to change or revision

February 15 -  Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE's): Development and Adult Impacts

The CDC reports: “Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events that occur in childhood. ACEs can include violence, abuse, and growing up in a family with mental health or substance use problems. Toxic stress from ACEs can change brain development and affect how the body responds to stress. ACEs are linked to chronic health problems, mental illness, and substance misuse in adulthood.” 1


This training will provide a comprehensive look at how ACEs impact neuro and emotional development and how that plays into the larger role of overall health. 

Presenter: Malcolm Horn, PhD. LCSW, MAC, SAP, Director of Mental Health, Rimrock Foundation, Billings MT.    REGISTER HERE


March 20 Sorting and Decision Making: Two Key Skills for Effective Decluttering 

People who hoard lack several skills that are necessary to declutter their living environments effectively. Two of the most important are sorting their possessions and making decisions quickly regarding what to do with them. Using experiential exercises, the presenter will guide and invite a deeper understanding and appreciation of these skills. More specifically, participants will practice the skills with the items that they assemble themselves from their living environment, or from their purses, wallets, backpacks, or desk drawer. The workshop leader does NOT expect participants to discard items but to learn from the inside out these sorting and decision-making skills using their own possessions. 

Presenter: Michael A. Tompkins, PhD, ABPP, Co-Director: San Francisco Bay Area Center for Cognitive Therapy; Faculty and CBT Certified Clinician: Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy, San Francisco, CA.  REGISTER HERE


April 11 - Overview of Eating Disorders

Presenter: Helen Burton Murray, PhD, Psychologist and the Director of the Gastrointestinal (GI) Behavioral Health Program in the Center for Neurointestinal Health, Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.  REGISTRATION NOT YET OPEN


May 11 - Navigating the Losses that We Gather in Our Work 

Presenter: Cari Ryding, RN, MSN, OCN, Oncology Nurse Navigator for Adult Survivorship, Dana Farber Cancer Institute, Boston, MA  REGISTRATION NOT YET OPEN


June (date TBD) Drivers, Families, and Conversations about Safety

  • Gina C. Pervall, MD, Chief: Medical Advisory Board Maryland Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration

  • Rachel Kester, DO, Geriatric Psychiatrist at Everett Hospital, Cambridge Health Alliance; Director of the Geriatric Psychiatry Fellowship; and Instructor in Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School.  REGISTRATION NOT YET OPEN


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