Struggle No More: A Counselor’s Ethical Connection in Counseling
The Sutherland Center, LLC is pleased to present our continuing education workshops. Our innovative and interactive in person workshop “Struggle No More: A Counselor’s Ethical Connection in Counseling” has been approved by LPCA #8632-0620M for 6 ethics continuing education hours for APCs, LPCs, LCSWs, LMFTs and other mental health professionals.
The next workshop will take place on Saturday June 6th, 2020 at the Douglasville Conference Center in Douglasville, GA from 9:00 am to 4:30 pm.
Interactive workshop designed to explore the relationship individuals occasionally have with the stress in their lives. We will focus on ways to improve the connections with the significant people in your life, which includes, but not limited to: building and improving family connections; expanding effective communication; increase personal self-awareness; develop new solution focused/practical strategies that replace the mess of stress with the hope of peace.
- Understand the contributors that can lead to and make it difficult to relinquish stress.
- Understanding the role of “time”
- Redefine the meaning of Self-Care
- Strengthening the foundation for the family
The Elements of Fatherhood program works to encourage and educate males about the role of fatherhood. Using our C.I.R. model (Committed. Involved. Responsible.) both youth and adults will learn how their words and actions affect their children. They will also be taught about the positive benefits of having a relationship with their child.
We address barriers to father involvement such as co-parenting and blended families giving attendees strategies to overcome many of the difficulties of fatherhood. We also aim to focus on the prevention of premature fathering and emphasize the importance of reaching young boys and their parents prior to fatherhood.
- Recognizing a father’s legacy
- Exploring a father’s opportunity
- Understanding the difficulties of fatherhood
- The ingredients of fatherhood
- The elements of fatherhood
- Identifying a father’s growth
- The father child relationship
- A father’s pace
- What is a son?
- What is a daughter?
- A father’s impact
- What is important between a father and his child?
- Understanding the credibility of fatherhood
The Lost Child and The Loving Parent is designed to enhance the relationship between child and parent by teaching parents coping and communication skills for everyday life. You will learn to become an expert on your child, how to minimize conflicts and strategies to create harmony within the family.
We will provide each attendee with in depth information on how to meet the ongoing demands of their child’s development using effective, proven strategies. Most of all we work to have parents mentally prepared to handle common parenting challenges and problems, so that they raise happy and healthy kids.
- The hardest thing about being a parent
- Opportunities for parents
- Difficulties of parenting
- Identifying expectations
- Who are adolescents?
- What is your child’s verbal communication?
- Demonstrating acceptance
- Nourishing your child mind
- Who is a loving parent?
- The healing power of injury
- The two sided coin of adolescents
- Understanding the types of pressure
- What is good parenting?
Partners in Communication is strategically designed to enhance communication between partners by learning to become an expert of your partner, maximizing communication and creating harmony within the relationship.
- Gain the essentials of nonverbal communication
- Meaning of spoken words
- Encouraging and eliciting methods
- Learn and practice reflective responses
- The success of summarization
- The art of active listening skills
- Growing with your partner
- Stronger belief in your relationship
- Improved communication with your partner
- Achieving a healthier relationship with your partner
- The gift of forgiveness
- Becoming P. A. L. S.
- The essence of salt
Living Through Grief helps participants understand that grief is a multifaceted response to loss. We also increase their awareness of the long-term effects of untreated grief and its relationship to stress related illnesses.
Participants will also benefit from our session on the process of living through grief and loss and will be given clear steps to begin to move forward with their lives.
- When to seek wise counsel
- Physical and emotional effects of grief
- Stages of grief
- How to improve your emotional and physical health
- Grief of Divorce/ Separation
- Effects of depression
- Who are professional counselors?
- Insurance and none insurance counseling
- The yes and no of confidentiality
- Aiding someone who is grieving
- Living through grief