Jun
25
9:00 AM09:00

Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting

DESCRIPTION

Participants will learn about the role of a mandated reporter, what constitutes abuse and how to assess for it, the steps involved in making a report, and the therapeutic implications and impact mandated reporting has on the therapeutic relationship with the client. The child welfare laws and the recent addendum for sexual exploitation and media will be covered. Participants will also be invited to examine their own biases and concerns around mandated reporting.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify signs of sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect.

  • List legal obligations as a mandated reporter as defined by the state.

  • Identify the steps for reporting, including essential information to provide.

  • Name potential positive outcomes of reporting.

 

Trainer

Lauren Szyper, PsyD is a clinical psychologist with a background working with high-risk children, adolescents, adults, and seniors in community mental health settings and specializes in the areas of complex and intergenerational trauma, gender identity, and sexual orientation.

Dr. Szyper is currently providing trauma-informed therapy to high-risk youth and is an independent contractor providing training on a variety of clinical topics throughout the Bay Area.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for six (6) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

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Jun
14
6:30 PM18:30

Scott Turner Schofield: Transgender 101

DESCRIPTION:

Scott Turner Schofield is an acclaimed diversity educator on transgender issues. He is also the first openly transgender actor to play a major role on daytime television (The Bold and the Beautiful). He is a man who was a woman, a lesbian turned (mostly) straight guy who most people think is a gay man. He takes your labels and shreds them with a wink and a smile.

With extraordinary skill and compassion, in his workshops and presentations Schofield meets every individual exactly where they are on their knowledge of gender, biological sex, and sexuality, and facilitates their own expansion on these topics. He co-creates the conversation with each audience group, blending his expertise as a Trans advocate with the pace of the conversation taking place in the room.

Schofield's brilliance lies in his ability to talk about intersectionality - the way that the topics of biological sex, gender, and sexuality are influenced by factors like race, socioeconomic status, geographical location, disability, etc. As every person experiences gender in their own way, he strives to offer a framework for looking at these topics - not a one-size-fits-all “answer” to a “problem.”

And all along the participants lead the way, always leaving enlightened in their individual ways.

His style is light and entertaining, blending in moments of storytelling and allowing personal questions in order to engage his audience’s emotional intelligence, to seal the “hearts and minds” aspect of advocacy that is so important.

In addition to his lectures and workshops, Schofield is also an award-winning writer and performer. He has toured internationally with his original solo performances "Debutante Balls" and "Becoming a Man in 127 EASY Steps". He has been honored with many distinctions and awards, among them a "Fruitie" audience choice award for Best Off-Broadway Performance, and a Princess Grace Foundation Acting Fellowship.

His book, Two Truths and a Lie, was a finalist in two categories for the Lambda Literary Award, and made the American Library Association Rainbow List. D

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Jun
12
6:30 PM18:30

Anthony Ocampo: The Latinos of Asia, How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Race

DESCRIPTION

 

Anthony Ocampo PhD is a scholar and writer who focuses on issues of immigration, race and ethnicity, and gender and sexuality. He is the author of The Latinos of Asia: How Filipino Americans Break the Rules of Race, recently featured on NPR Morning Edition. His book examines the racial lives of Filipino Americans, who trace their roots to a society in Asia, but also share many cultural characteristics with Latinos. The Latinos of Asia raises the puzzle: Are Filipinos in the United States “becoming” Asian American or Latino? Ocampo draws on the voices of Filipino Americans to demonstrate how demographic shifts in the U.S. are changing the way immigrants and children understand race. His book also provides a foreshadowing of what race relations in America will look like as our society moves further away from the black-white racial paradigm.

Currently, Dr. Ocampo is working on his second book, To Be Brown and Gay in L.A., which chronicles the way gay men of color from immigrant families negotiate race, gender, and sexuality within their families, neighborhoods, schools, and mainstream LGBT spaces. This book builds on his scholarly research on ethnic and sexual minorities, which has been published in some of the leading journals in the field, such as Ethnic and Racial Studies; Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies; Race, Ethnicity, and Education; Latino Studies; and Journal of Asian American Studies.

Dr. Ocampo has also co-edited two major collections in race and ethnic studies: Contemporary Asian America: A Multidisciplinary Reader and Asian American Society: An Encyclopedia. Beyond his scholarly writings, he has also been featured as a commentator for local and national news outlets, including CNN, 60 Minutes, and The San Francisco Chronicle. Dr. Ocampo also has a regular segment “All Things Fil-Am with Dr. O” on Kababayan Today, a daily talk show for and about Filipino Americans.

Dr. Ocampo is a Ford Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow at the School of Public Policy at UC Riverside and Assistant Professor of Sociology at Cal Poly Pomona. He has served as a dedicated mentor to first-generation students of color through the Ronald E. McNair Scholars Program, and his former advisees have earned admission to prestigious graduate programs at Stanford, Harvard, Columbia, and the University of California. At Cal Poly Pomona, he has been a recipient of the Provost Teacher-Scholar Award and an Outstanding Teaching Award.

A native Los Angeleno, Dr. Ocampo is a graduate of Stanford University (BA ’03, MA ’04) and the University of California, Los Angeles (MA ’06, PhD ’11).

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Jun
7
6:30 PM18:30

Stacey Patton: The Parent to Prison Pipeline

DESCRIPTION

Research shows that black parents are more than twice as likely as white and Latino parents to use corporal punishment on a regular basis, and they are far less likely to never spank their children. But while hitting children is prevalent in black communities, contrary to popular belief, it is not an intrinsic cultural tradition to which members of the child welfare professionals should capitulate for the sake of demonstrating cultural competency. Black parents have legitimate fears about the safety of their children, and an overwhelming majority believe physical discipline is necessary to keep black children out of the streets, out of prison, or out of cops’ line of vision. Black parents who hit their children not only risk catching the attention of child protective services which are over-concentrated in communities of color, but also having their children placed in foster care, which is a pipeline to the juvenile justice system and other types of traps that disproportionately impact black youth. This workshop is designed to educate professionals, parents, clergy, law enforcement officials and advocates about the rise of mass incarceration and its impact on communities of color and their parenting practices. The audience will explore strategies that parents can protect, care for, and love black children in ways that don’t help facilitate the flow of our young people through racist systems, but supports healthy development and success later in life.

Dr. Stacey Patton is an adoptee, child abuse survivor and former foster youth turned award-winning journalist, author, child advocate and an assistant professor of multimedia journalism at Morgan State University. She is the author of the acclaimed and best-selling book, Spare The Kids: Why Whooping Children Won't Save Black America.

She is also the author of That Mean Old Yesterday - A Memoir and the forthcoming book, Strung Up: The Lynching of Black Children and Teenagers in America, 1880-1968.

Patton's writings on race, politics, pop culture, diversity in media and higher education, and child welfare issues have appeared in the New York Times, Baltimore Sun, Washington Post, Chronicle of Higher Education, Al Jazeera, BBC News, DAME Magazine and TheRoot.com. She has appeared on MSNBC, Fox News, CNN, CBS, Al Jazeera, The Tavis Smiley Show, Here and Now, and Democracy Now.

She has received reporting awards from the William Randolph Hearst Foundation, Scripps Howard Foundation, New York Women in Communications, National (and New York) Association of Black Journalists, The Education Writer's Association, and she is the 2015 recipient of the Vernon Jarrett Medal for Excellence in reporting on American race relations.

Dr. Patton has also received an award from the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children for using journalism to bring awareness to child welfare issues during the Adrian Peterson and "Baltimore Mom" controversies.

In addition to her journalistic work, Dr. Patton is also the creator of Spare the Kids, an online portal designed to encourage parents and caretakers to use alternatives to hitting children. She travels the country delivering keynotes and professional trainings at universities, child welfare and juvenile justice organizations and agenicies.

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May
25
9:00 AM09:00

Child Abuse Assessment and Reporting

DESCRIPTION

Participants will learn about the role of a mandated reporter, what constitutes abuse and how to assess for it, the steps involved in making a report, and the therapeutic implications and impact mandated reporting has on the therapeutic relationship with the client. The child welfare laws and the recent addendum for sexual exploitation and media will be covered. Participants will also be invited to examine their own biases and concerns around mandated reporting.

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify signs of sexual abuse, physical abuse, emotional abuse, and neglect.

  • List legal obligations as a mandated reporter as defined by the state.

  • Identify the steps for reporting, including essential information to provide.

  • Name potential positive outcomes of reporting.

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May
24
6:30 PM18:30

Derek Carter: Why a Foster Youth Needs you to Believe in Them

DESCRIPTION

Derek Clark’s life is one of resilience and redemption. As a child he suffered unthinkable child abuse, abandonment and emotional distress before being turned over to the psychiatric hospital at age five. His 13 years in the Alameda County foster care system reflected an early life of humiliation, aggression, emotional distress, overwhelming anxiety and being wrongfully labeled.

Eventually, with the help of loving foster parents and a fantastic social worker, he defied the artificial limitations imposed upon him. Derek knows first-hand how to cope with adversity and overcoming hardship. His past has never held him back from accomplishing what he set his heart and mind to.

Derek is an inspiring speaker, author andhas recently become a viral video sensation for his “Rapping Dad” videos which have had over 225 million views. He’s also been featured on CNN Headline News, The Steve Harvey TV Show and many other TV shows around the world. He is the author of seven books including “Disable the Label”, “Never Limit Your Life” and the “I Will Never Give Up” book series.

His true-life trials and personal triumphs have inspired organizations with his message of hope and unwavering perseverance. He has turned his situation from a victim to a victor, equipping him with the wisdom and the will to never give up.

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May
22
9:30 AM09:30

Undocujoy and Undocumentd Migration

DESCRIPTION

Cathi Tactaquin is the Executive Director and co-founder of the National Network for Immigrant and Refugee Rights(NNIRR). Since 1986, NNIRR — an alliance of diverse community-based groups, coalitions, labor, faith and other sectors — has worked tirelessly to defend and expand the rights of immigrants and refugees, regardless of immigrational status.

Before joining NNIRR, Tactaquin was involved for many years in grassroots organzing and advocacy in the Filipino community on issues of discrimination and foreign policy. She helped found Filipino Civil Rights Advocates, the first national Filipino civil rights organization.

In 1994, she helped form the Geneva-based Migrant Rights International(MRI), an international alliance of migrant associations and human rights advocacy groups. Currently a member of MRI's Steering Committee, she also sits the Board of Directors of the Poverty, Race and Research Action Council in Washington, DC, and the Advisory Board of the Alston-Bannerman Fellowship Program, an annual award recognizing outstanding activists of color.

Tactaquin frequently writes and speaks on the issue of immigration and migration in the global era, including the issues of borders, the internationalization of labor, and undocumented migration. She works closely with environmental organizations and has helped to expose the “greening of hate” - the movement of conservative population and environmental forces against immigration. Most recently, she has been writing and speaking on the immigrant rights agenda within the context of the racial politics and the presidency of Barack Obama.

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May
21
10:00 AM10:00

What is Vicarious Trauma and What Can You Do About It?

Description:

This two-hour workshop provides information on several ways trauma can affect providers and care-givers: primary trauma, secondary trauma, vicarious trauma, compassion fatigue, and burnout. With this in mind, we then explore a model for developing multiple levels of self-care to help relieve the effects of vicarious trauma.

Learning Objectives:

1. Distinguish between the different types of trauma and understand where they overlap.

2. Learn the Traffic Light model of self-care and identify ways to incorporate self-care into your regular routine.

3. Create an action plan to incorporate at least one change toward better self-care.

Trainer

After spending many years helping people assess their challenges, improve their skills, and reach their goals in corporate settings, Beverly now integrates this expertise with her current education in mind-body medicine. As a therapist and life coach, she sees her role as one of facilitator and guide. She provides an environment that is gentle and safe for exploration and discovery, while incorporating the qualities of awareness, creativity, spirituality, discipline, humor, and resilience. The foundation for her strengths-based, whole-person perspective about health and well-being is a Masters Degree in Counseling Psychology from John F. Kennedy University with a specialization in Body Oriented (Somatic) Psychotherapy. She is currently completing a PhD in Mind-body Medicine at Saybrook University, which includes a specialization in Integrative Mental Health (anticipated 2018). In addition to seeing clients in her private practice, Beverly is a volunteer clinician for the First Responders Support Network (FRSN) (http://frsn.org/) and West Coast Post-Trauma Retreat (WCPR).

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for two (2) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

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May
18
9:00 PM21:00

Calm, Connected, and Effective: Responding Skilfullly to Childrens Difficult Behaviors

DESCRIPTION

Children often act in ways that can leave caregivers feeling confused, exasperated, angry, disappointed, exhausted, helpless, and even ashamed and embarrassed. Are you parenting a child who frequently has tantrums, does not listen to directions, defies rules, argues with others, refuses to get up in the morning or go to bed at night, or avoids tasks like school work or chores? This training will help you to better understand your child’s most challenging behaviors and teach you concrete strategies for responding more calmly and effectively, while maintaining a positive connection between the two of you. Come learn new perspectives and parenting techniques, in an environment of communal support and encouragement!

Learning Objectives:

  1. Identify two underlying causes of children’s oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior.

  2. Define emotional regulation and explain how it relates to human behavior.

  3. Practice decoding what is being communicated through a child’s behavior.

  4. Establish a minimum of three personal strategies for preventing oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior.

  5. Establish a minimum of three personal strategies for responding effectively to oppositional, defiant and disruptive behavior when it is already occurring.

Trainer

Rebecca Kraus, LCSW has been providing holistic psychotherapy to children, teens, adults and families for over 13 years, in addition to offering clinical supervision and trainings to other mental health professionals. Rebecca specializes in working with individuals and families who have experienced trauma and attachment disruptions, and are coping with multiple life stressors. Rebecca’s work draws from her own life experiences, as well as the latest research on neuroscience, interpersonal relationships, mindfulness meditation, and mind/body health. Rebecca is thrilled to be involved in work that helps others develop more satisfying, connected, and empowered ways of being in the world.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for three (3) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

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May
16
9:00 AM09:00

Law and Ethics

DESCRIPTION

This course will prepare you for the exam; explores legal and ethical issues for licensed professionals working in youth and family services and child welfare. Topics include an overview of liability issues, the sources of procedure in our work, and how to minimize liability. Liability issues related to youth services and child welfare will be discussed.

Specific topics will be reviewed including consent, confidentiality, mandated reporting laws, and minimizing personal bias. Ethical practice issues in working with youth and families will be discussed. Transference and counter-transference with also be discussed with guidelines for professional helping relationships provided. The NASW and CAMFT Codes of Ethics will be reviewed with attention to relevance in youth and family services. The California Business and Professions Code unprofessional practices are provided. An ethical decision making model will also be discussed with practical applications to youth service providers.

This training participants will be able to: 1. Describe professional liability issues and how to minimize liability 2. Identify consent, confidentiality, and mandated reporting responsibilities in youth and family services 3. Demonstrate knowledge of ethical practices and guidelines for professional helping 4. Describe key elements of the NASW and CAMFT codes of professional ethics.

 

Trainer

Paul Gibson, LCSW is a therapist and program consultant with 39 years of experience working with culturally diverse youth and families in residential, mental health, and public health settings. He has been a licensed therapist for 32 years and has provided extensive training for youth service providers on topics that include youth mental health issues, clinical supervision, law and ethics issues, and the DSM 5. He currently has a private therapy practice in San Francisco and provides individual and group clinical supervision to professionals seeking licensure.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for six (6) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

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May
16
9:00 AM09:00

Immigration Trauma: A Special Focus on Central American Immigrants

DESCRIPTION

In this training, participants will be review risk factors and exposure to trauma that Central American experience in their country of origin as well as while residing in the United States. Participants, initially, will review a general introduction to the Latina American population, such as differences between Latinos/Hispanics/LatinX. The diversity found throughout Latina America will be highlighted to create a foundation in exploring the trauma and challenges that are specific to Central America. Lastly, participants will identify ways to engage with LatinX families that is considered supportive and culturally responsive.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Review exposure to trauma and challenges typically found in Latin American countries, specifically Central America

  2. Identify common challenges between LatinX families and their service providers

  3. Identify ways to engage in a therapeutic relationship that is positive and culturally responsive

Trainer

Jeanette Lopez-Urbina, LCSW has worked in the mental health/social services field for over 18 years. She has worked in various settings in Northern and Southern California, including residential and community-based services, through services such as Wraparound, therapy, and violence prevention work. Jeanette has worked extensively with youth and families, especially in the area of trauma, including supporting youth and families in specialized services that address gang involvement, sexual exploitation, immigration trauma, and issues related oppression, racism, and acculturation issues. Jeanette is a bilingual Salvadoran-American professional who enjoys practicing mostly from a social justice, relational, and psychodynamic approach. She currently holds a Private Practice in Berkeley and is a Clinical Supervisor for East Bay Agency for Children.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for five (5) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

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May
15
6:30 PM18:30

Chadwick Sapenter from Tragedy to Triumph

DESCRIPTION

Everyone of us has the opportunity to change a life, to make an impact, and alter the trajectory of a person’s life. In this inspirational talk Chadwick shares his personal story of grief, abuse, homelessness, abandonment, nearly being murdered twice, raising his siblings, and entering the foster care system. He takes his audience into the depths of his pain and shares how one person used four little words (YOU CAN DO IT) that changed his life. Audiences are equipped to more effectively engage with their constituents and inspired to overcome the adversity in their life. Chadwick takes his audiences on a journey from roaring laughter and infectious energy to jaw dropping silence. Chadwick leads the audience through his story that begins with tragedy and loss but ends with success and triumph leaving youth and adult audiences standing on their feet, wiping away tears of joy, and cheering with excitement. Chadwick has the extraordinary ability to encourage, challenge, inspire, and elevate every person in the room to approach their life and work with purpose and passion

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May
11
9:00 PM21:00

HIV 101: Prevention, Care , and Treatment

DESCRIPTION

This training will provide participants with an overview of HIV from a contemporary perspective including the untreated disease process, prevention options, and effective treatment for individual, family, and community wellbeing. Participants will engage in discussions about micro, mezzo, and macro protective and risk factors that influence engagement in HIV care and treatment. Didactic portions will be dedicated to understanding state and federal public benefits structures to support the well-being of People Living with HIV.

Learning Objectives:

1. Describe the HIV disease process from transmission to chronic HIV infection to AIDS

2. Explain the basics of contemporary medical and behavioral interventions for HIV prevention

3. Identify societal, familial, cultural and other factors that impact engagement in HIV prevention and care

4. Describe the public benefits systems available to pay for HIV care and treatment

Trainer

Andrew “Andy” Scheer, LCSW is a bilingual Medical Social Worker for the San Francisco Department of Public Health (SFDPH) where he supports clients with entry into HIV primary care at SF City Clinic. For the past several years, he has also worked in capacity building for colleagues and clients around navigation of complex Affordable Care Act insurance and HIV benefits systems. He is a co-founder and current member of the community organizing group SF HIV Frontline Workers, recently served for two years as a co-chair of the Getting to Zero Retention & Re-engagement committee, and currently provides technical assistance to SFDPH’s new HIV Intensive Case Management program for HIV+ adults with high acuity of psychosocial needs. Mr. Scheer is a graduate of the California State University, East Bay graduate school of Social Work.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for six (6) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

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May
4
10:00 AM10:00

Stress Management and Self Care for Single Caregivers

DESCRIPTION:

Being a single caregiver can be challenging. Most single caregivers are faced with managing a busy schedule including job related responsibilities, household duties and raising children, all on their own. The reality is that raising children on your own can be stressful, demanding and hectic. Not properly managing stress can cause caregivers to become less effective in their role of raising children and in life. Not properly managing stress can also impact caregivers’ health and their children’s developing brains. In this workshop caregivers will explore strategies to effectively manage stress, the importance of self-care and its effect on their children.

Learning Objectives:

Based on the content of this workshop, caregivers will be able to:

1. Explain the impact that stress can have on their parenting and on their children. 
2. Identify a list of self-care techniques to reduce single caregiving stress.

Trainer

Debora Roca is a bilingual certified Abriendo Puertas/Opening Doors Trainer and Facilitator, and a Registered Circle of Security Parent Educator. In her native Peru she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and worked with infants offering Early Stimulation sessions. For the last 19 years, as a Parent Education Instructor, she has been educating and offering support to parents, child-care providers and other caregivers affected by divorce/separation, abuse, community probation, as well as everyday common stressors. She has offered a variety of parenting workshops in the community, adult schools and during child-care provider support groups. Ms. Roca has offered brief case management and conducted workshops on Mental Health issues for welfare recipients, recruited and trained volunteers for a parent support hotline and has trained and certified facilitators on the Abriendo Puertas/Opening parenting program.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for two (2) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

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Apr
27
9:30 AM09:30

Dr. Gabor Maté: The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience

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Lincoln Training Institute is excited to announce that Dr. Gabor Maté, renowned speaker and bestselling author, will be presenting on the topic of The Biology of Loss: What Happens When Attachments Are Impaired and How To Foster Resilience.

Rather than offering quick-fix solutions to these complex issues, Dr. Maté weaves together scientific research, case histories, and his own insights and experience to present a broad perspective that enlightens and empowers people to promote their own healing and that of those around them.

For twelve years Dr. Maté worked in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside with patients challenged by hard-core drug addiction, mental illness and HIV, including at Vancouver’s Supervised Injection Site. With over 20 years of family practice and palliative care experience and extensive knowledge of the latest findings of leading-edge research, Dr. Maté is a sought-after speaker and teacher, regularly addressing health professionals, educators, and lay audiences throughout North America.

As an author, Dr. Maté has written several bestselling books including the award-winning In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts: Close Encounters with Addiction; When the Body Says No: The Cost of Hidden Stress; and Scattered Minds: A New Look at the Origins and Healing of Attention Deficit Disorder, and co-authored Hold on to Your Kids. His works have been published internationally in twenty languages.

Dr. Maté is the co-founder of Compassion for Addiction, a non-profit that focusses on addiction. He is also an advisor of Drugs over Dinner.

Dr. Maté has received the Hubert Evans Prize for Literary Non-Fiction; an Honorary Degree (Law) from the University of Northern British Columbia; an Outstanding Alumnus Award from Simon Fraser University; and the 2012 Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award from Mothers Against Teen Violence. He is an adjunct professor in the Faculty of Criminology, Simon Fraser University.

Please allow for additional time to locate a parking space as there is limited parking at this venue.

Questions

If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director. She can be reached at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org or 510-273-4700 x4331

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Continuing Education 

This course meets the qualifications for three (3) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences which is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT continuing education provider #133478.

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Apr
26
9:00 AM09:00

Trauma Informed Interventions

DESCRIPTION

Working with system involved youth usually means working with people who experienced developmental trauma early in life. Besides the obvious trust issues that can be seen on the surface, developmental trauma affects brain development in essential ways. Having a general understanding of this physiological differences has a potential to improve treatment outcomes. One way the treatment outcomes can be improved through this knowledge is expanding our toolbox and tailoring interventions based on the needs of the population served. In this training, after gaining a basic understanding of effects of early trauma on brain development and its ongoing effects on functioning, participants will learn new intervention ideas to expand their toolboxes. In addition to didactic training and handouts, participants will be engaging in experiential activities to increase understanding and confidence.

  1. To be familiar with the fundamental ways developmental trauma affect brain development

  2. To identify what kind of tailoring in interventions needed for the population served

  3. To review practical guidelines for at least two specific interventions

  4. To experience specific interventions through experiential activities to increase awareness, understanding, and confidence utilizing the interventions

Trainer

Nes Pinar, LMFT is a mental health therapist who supports individuals, couples, and families to overcome struggles of life transitions in her private practice in Lafayette. She recognizes the effects of early childhood trauma on how people react and function during all kinds of life transitions and helps them to improve their life quality by increased awareness and improved regulation skills. Prior to her private practice career, Nes provided years of direct counseling services at community mental health agencies in East Bay, supporting children, adolescents, and their families who are part of Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems. In addition to direct clinical services, Nes frequently facilitates Motivational Interviewing, Developmental Trauma, and Multicultural Parenting trainings. She has worked in the areas of substance abuse, community violence, prevention and intervention, diverse populations, multigenerational issues, and child abuse. Nes is passionate about supporting people around cross-cultural issues, specifically related to relationships and parenting. Nes is the Program Director of BAPTI (Bay Area Psychotherapy Institute), and is fluent in English and Turkish. For more information, please visit: www.nespinar.com

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for four (4) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

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Apr
24
9:00 AM09:00

Youth Substance Use Harm and Reduction

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he main task in adolescence is identity formation. Part of how that occurs is through risk taking which can include substance use. Traditionally, adolescents have been treated for substance mis-use using the disease model. Most young adults reduce heavy drinking and drug use as they learn their limits and begin to assume other responsibilities. Harm Reduction can help keep adolescents safe. Motivational Interviewing and the Stages of Change can help providers help young people solidify their goals with regard to their substance use and sexual behavior. In this training, participants will be introduced to Harm Reduction Psychotherapy, Motivational Interviewing and the Stages of Change as they relate to use with adolescents.

Training Objectives:

  1. Participant will review the principles and practices of using Harm Reduction with adolescents

  2. Participant will learn and be able to use the Four Principles of Motivational Interviewing when working with adolescents.

  3. Participant will learn and be able to use the Stages of Change when working with adolescents who are trying to change their behavior.

This course meets the BBS requirement for Licensed Clinicians to take two (2) CEUs on Law & Ethics every two years in order to supervise Associates and Interns.

Trainer

Cynthia Hoffman, MFT, is a psychotherapist in private practice with over 19 years of extensive experience in both agency and private practice settings, working from harm reduction, psychodynamic, mindfulness and cognitive behavioral perspectives. She can help you to identify what you want and what you don't want from your drug and alcohol use. She sees individuals, couples and adolescents. She runs small, discreet, Harm Reduction Groups in her private practice office. She provides a variety of trainings in Harm Reduction.

Website www.sfharmreductiontherapy.com

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for two (2) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

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Apr
13
1:00 PM13:00

Cultural Humility

n the helping profession, not only do we work with individuals, families, and communities with diverse backgrounds, but we also interact with and work in diverse interdisciplinary teams as we support our clients. This training is designed to support providers with building on their current skills so that they can effectively engage and support diverse groups of people. In order to build on those skills, it is important to build on our awareness and understanding of cultural humility, which involves being open to the other. As we strengthen our ability to be open to the other, we will be open to shaping and adapting our support, interactions, and service delivery to be culturally responsive rather than taking a “one size fits all” way of delivering services.

  1. Review definition of Cultural Humility and its relevance to service delivery.

  2. Identify common challenges related to engaging diverse groups.

  3. Review principles and strategies typically valued and applied from a cultural responsive lens.

Trainer

Jeanette Lopez-Urbina, LCSW, has worked in the mental health/social services field for over 18 years. She has worked in various settings in Northern and Southern California, including residential and community-based services, through services such as Wraparound, therapy, and violence prevention work. Jeanette has worked extensively with youth and families, especially in the area of trauma, including supporting youth and families in specialized services that address gang involvement, sexual exploitation, immigration trauma, and issues related oppression, racism, and acculturation issues. Jeanette is a bilingual Salvadoran-American practitioner who enjoys practicing mostly from a social justice, relational, and psychodynamic approach. She currently holds a Private Practice in Berkeley, is a Clinical Supervisor for a local mental health agency in Oakland, CA, and is an instructor for Cal State East Bay.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for three (3) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

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Apr
11
9:00 AM09:00

Supporting Attachment Needs Through Trauma Informed Practice

This training will offer a combination of didactic and case conference modalities to examine the intersection of Attachment Theory and Trauma Informed Care. Special emphasis will be given to understanding emotional needs and expressions from a Family Systems and Internal Family Systems understanding. Participants are encouraged to bring in case examples. Format will be power point with generous room for cases and questions.
Learning Objectives:  

 1. Participants will increase ability to apply understandings of attachment theory to trauma informed care model
 2. Participants will be introduced to the Internal Family Systems thinking as a way to understand expressions of high risk or reactive behaviors
3. Participants will utilize Family Systems thinking to increase intervention options as it relates to attachment needs in clients
4. Participants will utilize case examples from the trainer and their own work to deepen their practice

Trainer

Jessie Rose Cohen, LCSW, is a Psychotherapist and Gender Specialist in Private Practice in Oakland, California and Director of Training and Social Work for the UCSF Child & Adolescent Gender Clinic. She recently served as the Interim Program Director and Clinical Supervisor on the Management Team at A Better Way, serving children and families primarily in foster and adoption care.

In addition, she served as a Contract Supervisor for Rainbow Community Center training interns in LGBTQI competencies. Most recently she was a contributing writer to the APA Publication Affirmative Counseling and Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients (2016). Her passion and commitment to the field is to work from a Family Systems, trauma informed, gender affirming model and support furthering the field through training and supervision.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for four (4) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

 

 

 

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Mar
29
9:00 AM09:00

Law and Ethics in Youth Services and Child Welfare

This course explores legal and ethical issues for licensed professionals working in youth and family services and child welfare. Topics include an overview of liability issues, the sources of procedure in our work, and how to minimize liability. Liability issues related to youth services and child welfare will be discussed.

Specific topics will be reviewed including consent, confidentiality, mandated reporting laws, and minimizing personal bias. Ethical practice issues in working with youth and families will be discussed. Transference and counter-transference with also be discussed with guidelines for professional helping relationships provided. The NASW and CAMFT Codes of Ethics will be reviewed with attention to relevance in youth and family services. The California Business and Professions Code unprofessional practices are provided. An ethical decision making model will also be discussed with practical applications to youth service providers.

This training participants will be able to: 1. Describe professional liability issues and how to minimize liability 2. Identify consent, confidentiality, and mandated reporting responsibilities in youth and family services 3. Demonstrate knowledge of ethical practices and guidelines for professional helping 4. Describe key elements of the NASW and CAMFT codes of professional ethics.

This course meets the BBS requirement for Licensed Clinicians to take six (6) CEUs on Law & Ethics every two years in order to supervise Associates and Interns.

Trainer

Paul Gibson, LCSW is a therapist and program consultant with 39 years of experience working with culturally diverse youth and families in residential, mental health, and public health settings. He has been a licensed therapist for 32 years and has provided extensive training for youth service providers on topics that include youth mental health issues, clinical supervision, law and ethics issues, and the DSM 5. He currently has a private therapy practice in San Francisco and provides individual and group clinical supervision to professionals seeking licensure.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for six (6) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

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Mar
26
10:00 AM10:00

Working with Grief and Loss with At-Risk Youth

In this training, participants will expand their understanding of grief and loss to incorporate more of a trauma lens, especially as applicable to at-risk youth and their families. This includes exploring some of the potential differences in the grief process for youth with a trauma history in contrast to some of the more common grief processing models. We will explore the important link between unresolved grief and loss to community violence and examine some of the factors affecting if/how youth move through their grief. We also identify key strategies therapists can use to support youth both emotionally and cognitively, and the critical role a therapist can play in the healing process. Through this training, participants will be able to expand their understanding of grief and loss beyond the physical loss of another being, and understand the therapist’s role in re-humanizing the loss experience. This training is appropriate for direct service providers that work with youth in various treatment settings, including agency and community settings.

Learning Objectives

• Name at least 6 factors that affect how someone moves through a crisis/loss.
• Identify key differences between tangible and intangible loss and the impact on the grieving process.
• Define some of the nuances in an at-risk youth’s grief process in contrast to some of the more common grief process models.
• List additional strategies to support an adolescent’s healing through both the cognitive and emotional dimensions.

Trainer

Kristie Potter, M.A., LMFT & LPCC has worked with vulnerable youth and their families for more than 25 years in residential, in-home, school and community-based agency services. For the past 16 years she has worked with families and youth involved in the juvenile justice system as a part of network of 20 agencies serving at-risk youth across Alameda County. In 2003, she also began facilitating the Parent Project®, an evidence-based parent training program developed in Southern California for parents who are coping with more serious adolescent behaviors. Since that time, she has facilitated over 25 classes with more than 350 parents who have participated in the program. In additional to her continuing clinical work with teens and their families from diverse cultures and socio-economic backgrounds, Kristie Potter specializes in providing trauma informed and culturally relevant training and supervision to agency staff and interns.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for two (2) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

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Mar
16
1:00 PM13:00

Engaging Families while Working Across Systems

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In this training, participants will learn about principles of Engagement that can be applied to helping professions across systems. This training is appropriate for service providers that work with families in various treatment settings, including agency and/or community settings. Typical challenges found in the engagement process will also be identified, such as cultural implications, bias, and organizational issues as well as ways to address such challenges. Lastly, we will discuss best practices and effective strategies for the engagement process and in building a positive alliance with families across systems, including from a multicultural perspective.

Learning Objectives
1. Review definition and importance of engagement in service delivery. 
2. Review principles typically valued and applied in the engagement process throughout service modalities. 
3. Identify challenges found in engagement as well as identify strategies to address the challenges. 
4. Review best practices and approaches in building positive alliance in service delivery across systems and from a multicultural perspective.

Trainer

Jeanette Lopez-Urbina, LCSW has worked in the mental health/social services field for over 18 years. She graduated from the University of Southern California with her Master’s in Social Work in 2007 after several years of providing services as a behavioral specialist and case manager. She has worked in various settings in Northern and Southern California, including residential and community-based services, through services such as Wraparound, therapy, and violence prevention work. Jeanette has worked extensively with youth and families, especially in the area of trauma, including supporting youth and families in specialized services that address gang involvement, sexual exploitation, immigration trauma, and issues related oppression, racism, and acculturation issues. Jeanette is a bilingual Salvadoran-American provider who enjoys practicing mostly from a social justice, relational, and psychodynamic approach. She currently holds a Private Practice in Berkeley and is a Clinical Supervisor for a local non-profit that provides school based mental health services. Currently, Jeanette also has the honor and the opportunity to teach a Family/Group Therapy course at Cal State East Bay’s Department of Social Work. 

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for two (2) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

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Mar
9
10:00 AM10:00

Cultivating Employee Health and Wellness When Working with Systems Involving Infants, Children and Youth

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There is well documented evidence that working long term with system-involved youth can, if not addressed, contribute to the experience of vicarious trauma and organizational burnout amongst employees. This vicarious trauma, also referred to as compassion fatigue and secondary trauma can often cause high employee turn-over; a bi-product that is particularly detrimental to a population of infants, children and youth who have experienced signifiant disruption.

Combating burning and stress-induced health problems involves cultivating and maintaining healthy work/life balance. Research shows that when individuals actively and intentionally take time to focus on self-care and wellness, they increase their resilience both within and outside of the workplace. This training will teach specific wellness tools that individuals working with system involved youth can use to create more work/life balance and decrease the stress associated with chronic exposure to secondary trauma.

Course Objectives
1. Participants will be able to identify their top 5 values which contribute to their own personal health and well being and will conduct a baseline self-assessment of their current level of health and wellness
2. Participants will identify the current areas of their work lives that are most likely to lead to vicarious trauma and burnout and will create 1-3 action steps that will increase their wellness and resilience.
3. Participants will be able to articulate their vision of success and health in the workplace and will be able to identify “warning signs” for burnout and compassion fatigue.
4. Participants will identity accountability partners within their work places to whom they will report their progress and success in working towards their health and wellness goals.

Trainer   

Carey Shaffer, Psy.D. is a Clinical Psychologist and Certified Health and Wellness Coach. She has worked with community mental health and foster youth as a therapist, clinical supervisor and Program Director for 17 years before turning her focus towards health and wellness coaching.

Dr. Shaffer has extensive experience working with childhood trauma, as well as with the impact of vicarious trauma in the workplace. Her coaching practice focuses on developing healthy, sustainable goals to support happiness and wellness in the workplace. Dr. Shaffer is trained in the NMT model of trauma and uses both motivational interviewing and evidenced based positive psychology principles in her group and individual coaching practice. She provides wellness in the workplace trainings for community mental health agencies throughout the Bay Area.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for two (2) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

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Feb
23
10:00 AM10:00

Fundamentals of Escalation and De-Escalation

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This training will focus on clinicians and non-clinician staff working directly with a high-risk clientele with mental health and substance abuse issues in an outpatient setting. Participants will learn how to recognize the progression of escalating behavior and implement effective responses and interventions for each stage with the goal of preventing crisis from occurring. Lecture and discussion, role playing and applying real-life client situations to the training material being discussed.

Participants will learn about the identification and corresponding intervention for the following topics with the intention of strengthening their skills in each area.

1. Stages of crisis development and appropriate responses and interventions
2. The three levels of communication:

A. Non-verbal communication
Proxemics and kinesics
B. Paraverbal communication
Tone, volume, cadence
C. Verbal communication

3. Keys to setting limits
4. Verbal intervention tips and techniques
5. Empathic listening

5 Stages of Verbal Escalation:
1. Questioning
2. Refusal
3. Release
4. Intimidation
5. Tension Reduction

Trainer

Lauren Szyper, PsyD is a clinical psychologist with a background working with high-risk children, adolescents, adults, and seniors in community mental health settings and specializes in the areas of complex and intergenerational trauma, gender identity, and sexual orientation.  Dr. Szyper is currently providing trauma-informed therapy to high-risk youth and is an independent contractor providing training on a variety of clinical topics throughout the Bay Area.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for two (2) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

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Feb
22
9:00 AM09:00

Positive Behavior Support

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This training will develop an understanding of the various regions in the brain and how they operate to control behavior. Use practical strategies to support the building of a staircase from the base of the brain to the executive functioning of the brain in a child. The child’s brain develops until the age of 25. How can you maximize healthy brain development when it is impacted by trauma? Practicing strategies that help the brain develop social, emotional skills the ability to self-regulate is the key to success. In this training you will develop a working knowledge of the circuitry of the brain and how to promote integration and social-emotional skills for children. 

Learning Objectives 

1. Review the regions of the brain and how they impact behavior.
2. Identify the key strategies to use with children keeping the “brain” in mind.
3. Name at least 3 practical clinical strategies that support brain integration and that promote emotional literacy, self-regulation, problems solving and conflict resolution skills. 
4. Discuss ways to create environments that support the emotional development of children.

Trainer

Julie Kurtz has over 25 years of experience working in executive management for non-profit and government organizations. A licensed Marriage and Family Therapist since 1996, she has a private practice in the San Francisco Bay Area. 

For the past 25 years, Julie Kurtz has been providing direct clinical and executive management services to a wide range of populations from infants to adults in a variety of mental health, early childhood development and government organizations. Julie has served in managerial roles where she was responsible for supervising clinicians, starting up and growing new programs, developing policies, procedures and quality systems as well as developing training for organizations.

Julie Kurtz is currently the Regional Director with the Center for Family & Child Studies at WestEd. Kurtz will oversee the California Collaborative on Social Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CA CSEFEL) Teaching Pyramid professional development efforts under WestEd's MAP to Inclusion and Belonging. 

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for three (3) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

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Feb
9
9:00 AM09:00

Motivational Interviewing Skill Building: Practicing Reflections, Catching and Responding to Change Talk

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When service providers learn the basics of Motivational Interviewing (MI), the common pitfall is to believe that they can fully implement the concepts and tools into their work right away. However, using MI is like playing a musical instrument, which requires ongoing practice and feedback. This workshop is designed to assist participants who have already been to introductory MI trainings before (usually 1-2 days training) practicing using reflections, increasing their reflection to question ratio, recognizing change talk in its different forms, applying different MI tools to respond to change talk to be able to reinforce and increase change talk, which is correlated to better outcomes. The training is also designed to help service providers recognizing readiness signs for the planning stage of MI and increasing their confidence in general integrating MI into their work.

Utilizing MI can be very helpful with variety of issues where clients are ambivalent about change. MI reduces resistance and empowers clients to take steps for change. Even though MI evolved from experience in the treatment of substance related issues, the applications are endless, including increasing the treatment engagement with clients who are system-involved. In addition to didactic training, videos, and handouts, participants will practice and experience using MI skills through experiential activities.

Learning Objectives: 
1. To review the basics of using reflections within MI spirit to improve application. 
2. To be able to identify and practice different levels of reflections.
3. To increase reflection to question ratio to proficient level.
4. To be able to identify change talk in client’s language.
5. To practice different strategies responding to change talk. 
6. To recognize readiness sings for planning stage in MI.

Trainer

Nes Pinar, LMFT is a mental health therapist who supports individuals, couples, and families to overcome struggles of life transitions in her private practice in Lafayette. She recognizes the effects of early childhood trauma on how people react and function during all kinds of life transitions and helps them to improve their life quality by increased awareness and improved regulation skills. Prior to her private practice career, Nes provided years of direct counseling services at community mental health agencies in East Bay, supporting children, adolescents, and their families who are part of Juvenile Justice and Child Welfare Systems. In addition to direct clinical services, Nes frequently facilitates Motivational Interviewing, Developmental Trauma, and Multicultural Parenting trainings. She has worked in the areas of substance abuse, community violence, prevention and intervention, diverse populations, multigenerational issues, and child abuse. Nes is passionate about supporting people around cross-cultural issues, specifically related to relationships and parenting. Nes is the Program Director of BAPTI (Bay Area Psychotherapy Institute), has a counseling degree from California State University of East Bay and is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is fluent in English and Turkish. For more information, please visit: www.nespinar.com

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for six (6) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

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Oct
24
9:00 AM09:00

Dolores Huerta: American Labor Leader and Civil Rights Activist

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Lincoln Training Institute is excited to announce that Dolores Huerta, civil rights leader and activist, will be joining us at the First Congregational Church in Oakland to share her wisdom and life experience in the social justice and labor rights movement that has changed lives across the country and inspired minds around the world.

Dolores Huerta is a legendary labor leader, women's advocate and civil rights activist who co-founded the United Farm Workers (UFW). Working alongside UFW President César Chavez, Huerta was involved in numerous community and labor organizing efforts in Central California and quickly became a skilled organizer and negotiator for the union. In the UFW she was instrumental in the union's many successes, including the strikes against California grape growers in the 1960s and 1970s. As an advocate for farmworkers' rights, Huerta was arrested twenty-two times for participating in non-violent civil disobedience activities and strikes.

Huerta stepped down from her position at the UFW in 1999, yet she continues to work to improve the lives of workers, immigrants and women and children. As founder and president of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, she travels the country, engaging in campaigns and influencing legislation that supports equality and defends civil rights. Five decades since the creation of the UFW, Huerta still works tirelessly, developing new leaders and advocating for the working poor, women, and children. She speaks regularly to students and organizations across the United States and abroad about issues of social justice and public policy.

Huerta has received numerous awards and honors for her activism and community service including the Eleanor Roosevelt Human Rights Award from President Clinton, The Puffin Foundation's Award for Creative Citizenship, the Ellis Island Medal of Freedom Award, and The Smithsonian Institution's James Smithson Award, among many others.

In 2012, President Obama bestowed Huerta with her most prestigious award, The Presidential Medal of Freedom, the highest civilian award in the United States. Upon receiving this award Huerta said, "The freedom of association means that people can come together in organization to fight for solutions to the problems they confront in their communities. The great social justice changes in our country have happened when people came together, organized, and took direct action. It is this right that sustains and nurtures our democracy today. The civil rights movement, the labor movement, the women's movement, and the equality movement for our LGBT brothers and sisters are all manifestations of these rights."

Questions
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director. She can be reached at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org or 510-273-4700 x4331

Training Registration Policy
Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy
If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations
In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances
When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Continuing Education
This course meets the qualifications for three (3) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences which is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT continuing education provider #133478.

Parking
Please allow for additional time to locate a parking space as there is limited parking at this venue.

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Oct
6
9:00 AM09:00

Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths Training (CANS)

The Child and Adolescent Needs and Strengths (CANS) is a multi-purpose tool developed for children’s services to support decision making, including level of care and service planning, to facilitate quality improvement initiatives, and to allow for the monitoring of outcomes of services.  

The CANS was developed from a communication perspective so as to facilitate the linkage between the assessment process and the design of individualized service plans including the application of evidence-based practices.  The CANS is easy to learn and is well liked by parents, providers and other partners in the services system because it is easy to understand and does not necessarily require scoring in order to be meaningful to an individual child and family. 

Trainer: Steve Monroe, LCSW

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for three (3) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

 

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Oct
5
10:00 AM10:00

Motivational Interviewing

This training provides attendees with a basic understanding of James Prochaska and Carlo DiClemente’s Stages of Change. Attendees will learn how to assess a client’s current motivation to change a particular behavior and then learn how to use Motivational Interviewing Open Ended Questions, Affirmations, Reflections, and Summaries (OARS) to further enhance or consolidate the client’s level of motivation.

Trainer: Neslihan Pinar, LMFT

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for three (3) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

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Oct
4
9:00 AM09:00

Cultural Humility

This training is designed to provide participants with an overview of the impact helping organizations have on diverse ethnic and racial groups, cultures, social classes, and groups with minority status in the US. The training will focus on helping participants develop attunement to one's own cultural value system through cultural self-assessment and exploration of inequity in our work. The values and attitudes of diverse ethnocultural groups in cross-cultural environments will be discussed. The application of a multicultural lens and anti-racist stance when engaging a diversity of cultures will be addressed. Most significant, participants will be able to enhance personal engagement styles with clients, especially empowering the voices of the silenced narrative and/or institutionally oppressed. The training will include some lecture, small group exercises, discussions, videos/films, and guest speakers when applicable.

It is a requirement of this course to bring your laptop to the training.

Trainer: Lee Porscha Moore, ASW| Therapeutic Behavioral Services, Lincoln

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for three (3) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

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Oct
2
12:45 PM12:45

Mandated Reporting and Incident Reporting

Clinicians and human service providers will receive an overview of current statistics on child abuse, including information regarding types, ages, victims, and perpetrators of abuse. The impact of various forms of abuse upon child behaviors and presentations for care will be presented and discussed. Types of reportable child abuse will be reviewed, as will obligations of care providers of children in out of home care as mandated reporters.

This training will also review all aspects of accurate incident reporting including how, why and when to write an Incident Report, who receives incident reports and information gathered from incident reports. 

Trainer: Lee Collyer, MSW

Lee currently serves as the School-Based Services Program Director, Alameda County at Lincoln and is an adjunct faculty member in the Department of Social Work at CSU-East Bay. Lee has 12-plus years’ experience working with youth and families in various environments, including public schools, residential programs, correctional facilities and therapeutic boarding schools. He has presented and trained professionals nationally on topics such as juvenile incarceration, poverty, classroom management, crisis management, seclusion and restraint elimination/reduction, and positive behavior support. Lee holds a master’s degree in social work from Wheelock College in Boston and holds a B.A. from Marlboro College in Vermont.

Continuing Education

This course meets the qualifications for one (1) CEUs for LPCCs, LCSWs and MFTs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences and is provided by Lincoln under CAMFT's Continuing Education Provider Program (CEPA), #133478.

Questions

If you have questions or need additional information please contact Minjon LeNoir, Training Director, at minjonlenoir@lincolnfamlilies.org.

Training Registration Policy

Registration closes a week prior to the training and we cannot accept late registrations. Thank you for your understanding.

Training Cancellation Policy

If we cancel training or special event as a result of low registration, for example, registrants will be notified by email or phone one week prior to the training date and receive a full refund. Where courses are cancelled for reasons beyond our control, then registrants will be given shorter notice and will receive a full refund. If a registrant cannot attend training and contacts the Training Institute within 72 hours of the training or special event to cancel, a full refund will be issued. If a registrant contacts the Training Institute outside of the 72 hour period, a refund will not be issued.

Accommodations

In accordance with California Civil Code Section 54.1 any disabled person who may require accommodations to participate in our trainings or special events, please contact the Training Institute at 510-273-4700, x4132 at least 3 days in advance.

Grievances

When a grievance arises pertaining to a Lincoln training, the complainant is expected to notify Minjon LeNoir, Director of Training, either by phone 510-273-4700, x4331, in writing, or in email minjonlenoir@lincolnfamilies.org, as soon as possible so that the nature of the concern may be addressed in a timely fashion in order to be resolved.

 

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