Upcoming Events

    • 12/16/2021
    • 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
    • ZOOM
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    Title: Use of resilience in your therapy practice, and for self-care

    Presenter: Jake Van Epps,  PhD, Director of Peer Support at the University of Utah Resiliency Center

    Description: Resilience is a learned pattern of feelings, thoughts, and behaviors that can be used to recover from and move through difficulty.  Utilizing resilience can be our best tool to weather large events like COVID-19 or targeted events, such as marginalization.  This session will help us to understand and acquire resilience skills to share with our clients and for better self-care.

    Learning Objectives
    1) I have a working definition of psychological resilience
    2) I understand the uses for resilience and its applications in well-being and self-care
    3) I am equipped with resources and techniques to practice resilience

    CEU’s have been applied for, for all in‐service programs by Utah NASW and for all programs including Plan‐B Theatre Events. CEU's have been applied for from the Utah Psychological Association for our in-service programs. CEU’s are free for Guild members & $5 for non‐members, per meeting. If you do not want a CEU certificate, attendance is free to the public but still require that you register.

    • 01/20/2022
    • 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
    • ZOOM
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    Title: Conversion Therapy: A Survivor’s Story

    Presenter: Michael Ferguson, PhD, Instructor in Neurology at Harvard Medical School, a Lecturer at Harvard Divinity School, and a neuroscientist at the Center for Brain Circuit Therapeutics at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston. 

    Description: Dr. Ferguson will share with us the work he does with CT Survivors, an organization dedicated to the needs of conversion therapy (CT) and sexual orientation and gender identity and expression change efforts (SOGIECE) survivors.

    Learning Objectives
    1. Gain familiarity with the personality science components of self-transcendence and their relationship to conversion therapy psychology.
    2. Understand the current evidential basis for the brain circuit relationships between spirituality and attachment.
    3. Identify psychological and neural relationships between self-compassion and complementary care for conversion therapy recovery and survivorship.

    CEU’s have been applied for, for all in‐service programs by Utah NASW and for all programs including Plan‐B Theatre Events. CEU's have been applied for from the Utah Psychological Association for our in-service programs. CEU’s are free for Guild members & $5 for non‐members, per meeting. If you do not want a CEU certificate, attendance is free to the public but still require that you register.

    • 02/17/2022
    • 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
    • ZOOM
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    Title: Experiences of Suicidality Among Transgender Utahns

    Presenter: Anne Kirby, PhD, OTR/L

    Description: Dr. Kirby will discuss the results of her research into understanding the experiences of transgender people who have experienced suicidal thoughts or attempted suicide. Participants in the study met virtually for confidential group discussions about risks for mental
    health problems and suicide, ideas for suicide prevention, and priorities for research on this topic.

    Learning Objectives:

    CEU’s have been applied for, for all in‐service programs by Utah NASW and for all programs including Plan‐B Theatre Events. CEU's have been applied for from the Utah Psychological Association for our in-service programs. CEU’s are free for Guild members & $5 for non‐members, per meeting. If you do not want a CEU certificate, attendance is free to the public but still require that you register.

    • 03/17/2022
    • 8:00 AM - 9:45 AM
    • ZOOM
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    Title: Recovery, A Gay Man’s Perspective

    Presenter: John Clapp, ASUDC, John is a Licensed Advanced Substance Use Disorder Counselor who has worked with adults and adolescents in residential settings since 1994. 

    Description: A discussion about substance abuse within the LGBTQ+ community. Come ready to discuss what we are doing better, in addressing substance abuse in our community... and blind spots that leave LGBTQ+ underserved.

    Learning Objectives:

    CEU’s have been applied for, for all in‐service programs by Utah NASW and for all programs including Plan‐B Theatre Events. CEU's have been applied for from the Utah Psychological Association for our in-service programs. CEU’s are free for Guild members & $5 for non‐members, per meeting. If you do not want a CEU certificate, attendance is free to the public but still require that you register.

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