NC EAPA Virtual March Conference

Pandemic Bundle Pricing

All Four Trainings $75 for Members/$100 for Non-Members

February 26, 2021 – Member Cost $25/Non-Member $35

12:30 – 2:00 pm – Impact Therapy: Leave a Lasting Impression with Trish Murray, Ph.D., LCMHCS, NCC  This presentation will demonstrate various creative techniques that aid the client in identifying the core issue, lead to deeper understanding of self, or gain a new perspective of the problem or of  the self.

2:30 – 4:00 pm – Introduction to Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) with Hillary Siedler, Ph.D., PC and Laney Rosenzweig, LMFT  This presentation will provide an overview of Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) highlighting what makes it unique and valuable in an EAP setting. 

Sponsor: Pavillon Treatment Center will be having a raffle for participants

 

March 5, 2021 – Member Cost $25/Non-Member $35

12:30 – 2:00 pm – Proactive Stress Management for Employee Assistance Professionals with James Porter, M.A.L.S.  Proactive Stress Management gives EAP’s the tools they need to teach their clients how to both prevent stress and or/deal with it in real time, while their stress is happening.

2:30 – 4:00 pm – The Elephant in the Room: Understanding the Impact of Political Discussion in the Workplace with Dawn Klug, LCMHC, CEAP and Jim Stratton, LCMHC, CEAP  This session will address how the current political culture and workplace discussions impact employers and employees. It will also assist EA Professionals understand the factors that support healthy work dynamics as it relates to managing political stress and discussions in the workplace.

Sponsor: Old Vineyard Behavioral Health Services

March 12, 2021 – Member Cost $25/Non-Member Cost $35

12:30 – 1:30 pm – Understanding and Preventing First Responder Suicide with Dena Ali, FF/MPA  This session will highlight the importance of proactive mental health services, as a means to combat the many mental health disorders that are common among first responders.

1:45 – 3:15 pm – First Responder Peer Support with Dena Ali, FF/MPA  This presentation will teach the components of a working peer support program.  History of the North Carolina Peer Support Team and then partnerships with other national leading peer support programs will be provided.  

Sponsor: Crestview Recovery Center

March 19, 2021 – Member Cost $25/Non-Member Cost $35

12:30 – 2:00 pm and 2:00 – 4:00 pm

EAPA Past to Present – A Refresher – Part 1 and 2 with Renee’ Evans, Ph.D., LCMHC, NCLSC, CEAP  This course is offered for veteran and new EA Professionals, who are interested in learning more about the EAP specialty area, from past to present.

Sponsor: The Blanchard Institute will be having a raffle for participants 

 

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NC EAPA Has Two Exciting Training Opportunities For You!

Telehealth – HIPAA Compliant Therapy, A New Era

Target Audience

Social workers, psychologists, licensed clinical mental health counselors, mental health professionals, clinicians, and other health care professionals.

Description

These unprecedented times, brought on by the novel coronavirus, have created a need for telehealth services in the health care industry. During this training we will discuss the importance of using HIPAA compliant technology, obtain clarity on NC telehealth HIPAA laws and regulations, and identify HIPAA compliant apps, electronic medical records, and telehealth platforms. 

Presenter

Patrick Casale, MA, LCMHC, LCAS, Owner of Resilient Mind Counseling and Casale Coaching

Date and Time

November 13, 2020 from 8:30 am – 11:30 am

3.0 Continuing Education Hours

White Allies

Target Audience

Social workers, psychologists, licensed clinical mental health counselors, educators, school personnel, mental health professionals, clinicians, health and human services practitioners, and other health care professionals.

Description

As we face civil unrest and social injustice in our country, organizations are looking for ways to have difficult conversations and assess their culture and policies related to diversity and inclusion.  This training will unpack the strengths and weaknesses of diversity efforts in the workplace, discuss what it means to be anti-racist, and explore what it means to be a white ally in the struggle for racial justice.

Presenter

Rev. Michael J S Carter, M. Div., Unitarian Universalist Minister serving a congregation in Black Mountain, NC, Adjunct Professor at WGU

Date and Time

November 13, 2020 from 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

3.0 Continuing Education Hours

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***(note: After registering you will be directed to PayPal despite selected payment option; if you are exempt from payment, close the window at this point.)

This training will be facilitated using ZOOM. Instructions to join the training will be emailed prior to the event.

Thank you, KNRB & Associates, LLC, http://knrbandassociates.com for partnering with NC EAPA to deliver this training!

 

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Our Diversity and Inclusion: The Work of Doing Less Harm Each Day

 

Yet Another Great NCEAPA Training Opportunity, Coming Soon!

Member Appreciation Day, September 11, 2020 via ZOOM

Our Diversity and Inclusion: The Work of Doing Less Harm Each Day

Presented by:
Augusto E. Pena, BS, MA

Location: Your Choice, via ZOOM!

Time: 8:30am to 4:30pm

Lunch Menu: Whatever you want – from wherever you are!

Dress: Your choice…again! 6.0 Continuing Education Hours  

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***(note: After registering you will be directed to PayPal despite selected payment option; if you are exempt from payment, close the window at this point.)

Our Presenter:
Augusto E. Peña, Director, Office of Intercultural Engagement, UNC Greensboro, Greensboro NC. Mr. Pena holds a Master of the Arts Degree in Education in Higher Education Administration and Bachelor of Science Degree in Political Science with concentration in International Relations and Comparative Politics

Topic:
Each of us has a role to play in how welcoming, inclusive, and healthy our organizations and communities are each day. Some days we may get it right and other days we may feel lost or tired. Plenty of days we feel somewhere in between or something different entirely! In this session we will explore the following questions and I hope the answers are helpful to you. How do we “show up” around others? What assumptions do we hold? What can we teach others and what can we learn from others?

This Training is…
FREE to NCEAPA MEMBERS
Member Appreciation Day

And, Remember Our Member Bring a Guest Opportunity!
If a North Carolina EAPA chapter member brings a new guest to chapter training the training is free to the member and that guest. If the guest joins the chapter, then the member gets a $25 gift certificate. Your guest should be in the Employee Assistance or a related field.

A great way to introduce colleagues to our great organization.

Thank you, Pavillon, for partnering with NC EAPA to deliver this training! https://www.pavillon.org

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NCEAPA’s CONTINUES TELECONFERENCE TRAINING!

 

NCEAPA’s CONTINUES
TELECONFERENCE TRAINING!

 

August 14, 2020 NCEAPA Training via ZOOM

 

How Implicit Bias and Political Discussions Can Potentially Lead to Racial
Discrimination In The Workplace

 

Presented by:
Arlene Glover, BA
Jim Stratton, MA, LCMHC
Brian Hissom, MA, LCMHCS

With the support and assistance of Old Vineyard

Location: Your HOME, OFFICE, or nearby Park via ZOOM!
Time: 8:30am to 11:30am
Lunch Menu: Whatever you want – from wherever you are!
Dress: We’ll leave that to you…
3.0 Continuing Education Hours

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Topic:
This training will address the implicit bias and political discussions in the workplace can potentially lead to racial discrimination inside the workplace. The training will provide an overview of the history of racial discrimination, civil rights and the impact of subtle bias in work settings. Participants will learn about the role of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission in investigating racial discrimination and racial harassment claims.

Our Presenters:
Ms. Glover Arlene Martina Glover, BA. is Supervisory Equal Opportunity Investigator (Local Director) of the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Greensboro, NC.

Mr. Jim Stratton, LCMHC, CEAP is an Employee Assistance Professional with over 28 years as a clinician including 20 years working in EAP in various settings. For the past 3 years he has worked as a Military Family Life Counselor on US military bases in Europe.

Mr. Brian Hissom MA, LCMHCS, NCC, BC-TMH Is a Certified Rational Emotive Behavior Therapist, a Licensed Clinical Mental Health Supervisor, and Certified Tele-Mental Health provider. He is in private practice at Brian S Hissom & Associates, PLLC and is co-founder and co-director of Employee Assistance Resources, established with Gary S. Indenbaum, Ph.D. in Hickory, NC.

Planned Agenda:
8:15 am Open stream for people to gather
8:30 Welcome and announcements, thank Old Vineyard for partnering
8:40 introduce Arlene Glover. Begin training
10:15 Break
10:00 Brief announcements, A few minutes with Old Vineyard
10:30 Moderated discussion: Jim Stratton, Brian Hissom
11:30 Conclude training

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July 2020 A Message from the President

Fellow NC EAPAers!

This is a follow up to our commitment to provide resources as promised in our Social Justice statement. Please find resources below around addressing diversity and inclusion issues as well as related topics in the workplace. The information below is not an exhaustive list but, we hope is a great start in working with client companies to address these topics.

We hope it helps!
Stay Well & Sanitized!

Renee’

Dr. Renee’ Evans
Your NC EAPA President