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UNC School of Social Work

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Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States

October 2018

Innovation in Action: A Panel on Innovation in Social Work Practice

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Speakers for this event are: Amy D’Aprix, PhD, MSW: Innovation with aging adults and corporate social responsibility Veronica Creech, MSW: Equitable Economic Development & Innovation for the City of Raleigh Sophia Smith, PhD, MSW: Developer of The Cancer Distress Coach app for cancer patients with PTSD Matt Anderson, MSW: Innovative policy for foster youth with Children’s Home Society of NC RSVP to Christina Hill - coillot@email.unc.edu Lunch provided Free to attend | $35 for 2 CEUs

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ADHD and Related Issues in Children and Adolescents

October 9 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Speaker for this topic is Naomi Davis, PhD, Duke ADHD Clinic The Focus on Family and Disability Seminar series is a forum to educate diverse audiences about current issues, policies, research, and evidence-based approaches in health, education, and disability to improve outcomes for children with disabilities/special needs and their families. Target audiences include graduate students, faculty, service providers, community stakeholders, and family members.

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Trauma, Attachment & Transgender/Non-Binary Experiences

October 15 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$35.00

The speaker for this event is Heather Branham, LCSW Transgender people in North Carolina and the greater U.S. face daily discrimination in housing, employment, and public accommodations; barriers to accessing physical and mental health care; and violence and harassment at home, work, and school. The toll that this ongoing discrimination takes on the bodies and minds of trans and non-binary-identified individuals, especially youth and people of color, plays a critical role in the suicide epidemic that plagues the transgender community.…

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November 2018

Emotionally Focused Therapy: An Evidence-Based Integrative Approach to Relationship Distress

November 5 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$35.00

The speaker for this event is James McCracken, MSW, LCSW, PLLC Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), an evidence-based practice that integrates humanistic-experiential and systemic interventions guided by attachment theory, is an approach relevant to all psychotherapists even if they don’t practice couple or family format therapies. It provides a lens and strategies to focus on unclear or unstated attachment-related issues that commonly underlie conflicts in relationships. In this workshop, participants will learn about the basis of EFT and its use to shift…

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Dyslexia and Other Learning Disabilities

November 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Speaker for this topic is Lynne Loeser, MEd, LD/ADHD Statewide Consultant, Exceptional Children Division, NC Dept. of Public Instruction The Focus on Family and Disability Seminar series is a forum to educate diverse audiences about current issues, policies, research, and evidence-based approaches in health, education, and disability to improve outcomes for children with disabilities/special needs and their families. Target audiences include graduate students, faculty, service providers, community stakeholders, and family members.

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Autism Spectrum Disorders in Children and Adolescents

November 13 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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Speaker for this topic is Lauren Turner-Brown, PhD, UNC TEACHH Autism Program/Department of Psychiatry The Focus on Family and Disability Seminar series is a forum to educate diverse audiences about current issues, policies, research, and evidence-based approaches in health, education, and disability to improve outcomes for children with disabilities/special needs and their families. Target audiences include graduate students, faculty, service providers, community stakeholders, and family members.

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December 2018

Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy: Transforming Relationships from Distress to Secure Bonds Day One

December 6 @ 8:30 am - December 7 @ 4:30 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The speaker for this event is Lorrie Brubacher, M.Ed., LMFT, RMFT Pre-registration is required for attendance For more information and to register, visit: http://cls.unc.edu

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January 2019

A Walk in My Shoes: Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavior Therapy with Children and Adolsecents

January 14, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$35.00

The speaker for this event is Audrina Jones Bunton, MA, LPCS Trauma-focused CBT is a short-term, skills-based therapy that integrates humanistic, cognitive behavioral, and familial strategies to help youths with PTSD or functional impairments as a result of trauma. TF-CBT has been proven to be effective with short-term distress, depression, anxiety, and externalizing behaviors. In this workshop, Audrina Bunton will introduce TF-CBT interventions specifically tailored to meet the needs of traumatized children and adolescents experiencing emotional and psychological difficulties. Audrina will…

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Sexuality and Relationship Education

January 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The speaker for this event is Morgan Parlier, MSW, LCSW, Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities The Focus on Family and Disability Seminar series is a forum to educate diverse audiences about current issues, policies, research, and evidence-based approaches in health, education, and disability to improve outcomes for children with disabilities/special needs and their families. Target audiences include graduate students, faculty, service providers, community stakeholders, and family members.

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February 2019

Acceptance, Commitment, and Value-Based Living

February 11, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$35.00

The speaker for this event is Jennifer Plumb Vilardaga, Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke and Licensed Clinical Psychologist Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) is an evidence-based approach that encourages 1) increased awareness of avoidance patterns that paradoxically exacerbate, rather than reduce, suffering, 2) practicing openness to personal experiences (thoughts, feelings, body sensations, and memories) as they occur in the here and now, and 3) focusing energy on doing what matters in line with personal values.…

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Trauma Informed Care: Applications for Individuals with Intellectual/Developmental Disabilities

February 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The speaker for this topic is Andrea Winkler, LCAS, LCSW, Duke Health The Focus on Family and Disability Seminar series is a forum to educate diverse audiences about current issues, policies, research, and evidence-based approaches in health, education, and disability to improve outcomes for children with disabilities/special needs and their families. Target audiences include graduate students, faculty, service providers, community stakeholders, and family members.

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March 2019

Person-Centered Planning and Social Networks

March 12, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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The speaker for this event is Tanya Richmond, MSW, LCSW, The Learning Center for Person-Centered Practices The Focus on Family and Disability Seminar series is a forum to educate diverse audiences about current issues, policies, research, and evidence-based approaches in health, education, and disability to improve outcomes for children with disabilities/special needs and their families. Target audiences include graduate students, faculty, service providers, community stakeholders, and family members.

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Integrating Spiritual Sensitivity into Your Therapeutic Practice

March 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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$35.00

The speaker for this event is Andrea Murray-Lichtman, MSW, LCSW Spirituality and religion are powerful forces in many people’s lives, yet they are often relegated to the periphery of psychotherapeutic research and practice. In this workshop, Andrea Murray-Lichtman explores how spirituality can inform, challenge, and deepen psychotherapeutic work with diverse populations. This includes how to engage with clients’ beliefs and existing spiritual traditions within the framework of psychotherapy. She will also address the interplay of spirituality, meaning, and values, and their…

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April 2019

Ethics, Access, and Advocacy (Part II)

April 15, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
UNC School of Social Work, Tate-Turner-Kuralt Building - 325 Pittsboro St #3550
Chapel Hill, NC 27516 United States
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