Workshops for Friday, May 15, 2015
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8:00-8:30 am        Registration & Refreshments
8:30-11:30 am         Session I Workshops

TREATING CHILDREN WITH A PERSONALITY DISORDERED PARENT - Within our caseloads we have the privilege of seeing children
who have one or both parents with either antisocial or borderline personality disorder. There are distinct issues in this treatment. Most parents who
have these disorders will not divulge whether such a diagnosis has ever been used in their mental health treatment. Therefore we will define the
disorders for your identification, talk about how to handle such parents and how to identify and help their children. We will spend time discussing this
unique group as well as the pitfalls for the therapist in dealing with these parents.
  Dr. Linda Budd

THE REPETITION-COMPULSION: HOW WE CAN HELP OUR CLIENTS FROM MAKING THE SAME DESTRUCTIVE MISTAKES -
Why do we stay stuck in dysfunctional patterns, even when we want to stop them? The psychodynamic approach of understanding the unconscious
drive to get things right and how it affects our interpersonal relationships will be presented, along with the tools needed to help others stop this
pathological pattern.
 Dr. Jeanne Schur

11:30-12:30        Lunch Break
12:30-2:30        Session II Workshops

MAKE THEM VISIBLE - Hear a story of hope from former special educator and award-winning author Jonathan Friesen. Tourette Syndrome and
epilepsy filled his teen years with anger and ostracism but when one person paused to make Jonathan visible, his journey took a heartwarming turn,
freeing him to achieve his dreams. His unique perspective on the importance of being seen comes from both sides of the desk. Learn the two questions
that today’s youth are asking of those around them - questions that professionals who touch kids’ lives cannot ignore.
  Jonathan Friesen

ENHANCING EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS IN THE AGE OF TECHNOLOGY - Technology has
dramatically affected the speed of information processing within the past decade but how has it affected young people's emotional development? The
application of psychodynamic and psychosocial theory with developmental stages for children and adolescents will be discussed. What are some of the
signs of the times? Is autistic-like social behavior one of them? What are we to expect from the @ Generation (DOB after 2010) today and in the years
ahead?
  Dr. Jeanne Schur
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