HLPCA is a state approved provider for CEU's for LPCs, LMFTs, Social
Workers, and LCDCs.
Monthly programs are free to members, and $5.00 for non-members. (Ethics
programs do have additional fees for all).
Monthly programs will start at 7:00pm and end at 8:30pm. Please arrive by 6:45pm to allow check-in time and seating before the program begins.
Reminder: You must arrive on time to receive
your CEU's for the meeting.
West Oaks Outpatient Clinic
6612 Hornwood in Houston
(Near Hillcroft and Hwy59).
For directions, call 713-774-0606. Or use this
January 9, 2009
How to Conduct a Stress Reduction Therapy Session
presented by Edward John Wilson, M. Ed., LPC, CHT. Edward is a long time
member of HLPCA, and has served on the board in most offices available!
He now serves as media/video chair.
February 6, 2009
Overview of Geropsychiatric Services program at
West Oaks Hospital, and other issues to be cognizant of when providing
services to the elderly. Program
will be presented by Ute Paulsen-Fenner, LPC, LCDC, Director,
Geropsychiatric Services program at West Oaks Hospital.
March 6, 2009
Alzheimer’s and You- understanding the disease, its
symptoms and how you can help. presented
by Noga Tobias, MPH, Corporate Outreach
April 3, 2009
Dialectical Behavioral Therapy Training
presented by Jennifer C. Urbach, LCSW
May 1, 2009
The ABC's of Life Management
presented by Jeff Power, M.A., LPC, long time HLPCA member. Jeff is sure to present
a dynamic and informative program. .
June 5, 2009
presented by Yvonne Clark, M.A.. Yvonne is the founder of It's Okay to Cry,
Inc. A 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization that addresses children,
adolescent and young adult grief related to death and separation. Yvonne
is a grief support facilitator, speaker and 3k, 5k Walk For A Reason
chairperson. She answers questions as "Ask the Expert" with funeralplan.com. For more info, you can go to her website at
www.itsokaytocry.org. In addition, Yvonne is an adjunct
professor at Houston Community College and a counselor at a Houston high
July 10, 2009
Clinical Considerations in Treating Dependent Personality
Disorder presented by Roman A. Alvarez,
Ed.D., LPC-S, NCC. Roman has been an HLPCA member for many years, and
currently is teaching at Houston Community College. His other areas of
interest include multicultural issues, and training for supervisors.
August 7, 2009
Motivational Interviewing in an Outpatient Substance
Abuse Program presented by Dipali V.
Rinker, M.A., LPC. Dipali Venkataraman Rinker is a
Psychotherapist in private practice with MIdtown Psychotherapy
Associates & at The University of Texas Mental Sciences Institute (MSI).
Dipali's work at MSI focuses on the implementation of a combination of
Motivational Interviewing techniques and Acceptance and Commitment
Therapy to treat severe and chronic substance abusers. Dipali is also a
PhD student in Behavioral Sciences/Health Promotion at UT Health Science
Center-Houston. For more info, please visit
September 11, 2009
Art Therapy: An Experiential Program
presented by new HLPCA member Angelina Rodriguez, LPC, ATR-BC. Angelina
has been painting professionally for over 25 years and you can read more
about her work at
http://www.therapybyangelina.com/. Join us for this hands-on
October 2, 2009
How to Build A Full and Rewarding Private Practice
presented by Rachel Eddins, M.Ed., LPC .Learn the basics of setting up a
private practice including preparedness, marketing, insurance and
financial issues. Rachel is a therapist in private practice specializing
in counseling for eating disorders (anorexia, bulimia, binge/emotional
eating) as well as career related issues. Rachel can be reached via
phone: 832-338-6863, email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or online:
November 7, 2009
Ethics program -
3 hour Ethics Workshop 9:00am-12:00pm
Intracare Behavioral Health, 7601 Fannin, Houston, Texas 77054. Program
titled "Ethical Considerations in the Treatment of
Compulsive Disorder and other Anxiety Disorders"
presented by John Hart, MA, LPC. This program will
include diagnosis, symptoms, and treatment considerations. Discussion
will include where counselors may be tempted to cross that ethical line
in providing care, eg. Signs to look for in "crossing that line". Lastly
there will be a review of what ethical considerations or concerns were
presented or came up at the National Obsessive Compulsive Foundation
conference in July.
here for more info.
Click here to register.
Early registration ends 10/15/09. Regular
registration ends 10/28/09.
After 10/28/09, late registration is by check ONLY, $75.00 at the
Holiday Party -
CLICK HERE for details.
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