WORKSHOPS, PRESENTATIONS, and SPECIALIZED TRAINING ATTENDED:

  • Attended various Workshops as member of the Cleveland Psychological Association since 2002 - such as:

  • “‘Real World’ Application of Empirically-Supported Treatment for Children” – Presenters: Gerard A. Banez, Ph.D., Vanessa Jensen, Psy.D., and Michael J. Manos, Ph.D. – May 3, 2004

  • “It Pays to be Paranoid” – Presenter: Christopher Eiben, CLI – March 7, 2005

  • Professional Ethics in a New Age: Responding to the Challenges of Technology, the Media, and Recent Changes in the Ethical Principles and Ohio Statutes – Presenter: Elizabeth Reynolds Welfel, Ph.D. – September 28, 2005.

  • The 2003 Kovacevich Lecture Series – “A Day with Dr. William Glasser: Practical Strategies for Enhancing Mental Health in Community” – November 22, 2003.

  • The 2005 Kovacevich Lecture Series – “Trauma and Posttraumatic Growth: Guidelines and Strategies for Practitioners” – Presenter: Lawrence G. Calhoun, Ph.D. –  November 18, 2005    

  • “Beyond Evidence: Trauma, Treatment, Resiliency, and Recovery” – Addressing the Needs of Children, Adolescents and Adults – 7th All-Ohio Institute on Community Psychiatry – March 18 & 19, 2005. For further training and understanding of the concept of resilience in therapy

  • Training Seminars as part of Ohio Psychology Internship.

  • Various seminars attended at American Psychological Association Convention – San Francisco, California.  August 17-20, 2007.

  • Various Seminars attended at the 2007 OPA Annual Convention –October 24-26, 2007 at Quest Business Center Columbus Ohio

  • Various Seminars attended at the 2008 OPAGS Spring Workshop- Wright State University – April, 26, 2008.

  • Religion and Spirituality Workshop – The University of Akron – Akron Ohio – May 9, 2008

  • Various Seminars attended at American Psychological Association Convention – Boston, Massachusetts – August 14-17, 2008.

  • Various Seminars attended at New Jersey Psychological Association Fall Conference –Iselin, New Jersey–October 18, 2008.

  • Various Seminars attended at the 2008 OPA Annual Convention –October 29-31, 2008 at Concourse Hotel, Columbus Ohio

  • Various Seminars and Advocating Congress on Medicare Issues attended as part of the 2009 State Leadership Conference –March 1-4, 2009 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC and Capitol Hill

  • Various Seminars attended at the 2009 OPAGS Spring Workshop- Capital University – April, 25, 2009

  • Various Seminars to attend at American Psychological Association Convention – Toronto, Ontario, Canada – August 6-9, 2009.

  • Various Seminars and Advocating Congress on Medicare Issues attended as part of the 2010 State Leadership Conference –March 6-9, 2010 at the Grand Hyatt in Washington, DC and Capitol Hill

  • “Fatigue in Clinical Populations: Do We Know What We Really Think We Know” – Dr. John De Luca – Part of the New Jersey Neuropsychological Society Seminars – March 26, 2010

  • Legislative Day Seminar and Advocating Columbus Ohio State Legislation as part of the 2010 Ohio Legislative Day – May 11, 2010 at the YWCA and State House in Columbus Ohio.

  • Leadership Forum – Attending as OPAGS Chair – May 22, 2010 in Columbus Ohio.

  • Attended and Voted in several OPA Board of Directors Meetings 2009-2010.

  • APA 2010 – San Diego California

  • OPA Board Retreat – September 24-25, 2010

  • Various Seminars at the 2010 OPA Annual Convention – November 10-12 – Columbus Ohio

  • MMPI-2-RF Training – Cleveland Clinic Foundation – January 26, 2011

  • Training Exploring Privilege at the Division 17 Mid-Year Business Meeting – January 29, 2011 – Westin Downtown Seattle Washington (as part of Tania Israel’s Division 17 Presidential Initiative)

  • Continued Training on Exploring Privilege – via Conference Call with Facilitators – March 29, April 5, April 12, and April 19, 2011 (also as part of Tania Israel’s Division 17 Presidential Initiative)

  • Mercer County Psychological Association NJ - Motivational Interviewing Training – April 10, 2011

  • Akron Area Professional Psychologists Meeting - Emerging Trends in Schizophrenia Research and Treatment – Dr. Fred Frese

  • SJPA (South Jersey Psychological Association) Meeting - Psychotropic Medication Update: The New, the Ole Standby, and the Ugly (Side Effects)- Denise Owen-Fabricius, RN, APN, CNS – Clinical Instructor Department, Psychiatry Division, UMDNJ – May 6, 2011

  • Leadership Forum – Attending as OWP President – May 21, 2011.

  • Legislative Day and OPA Mental Health Fair Volunteer – May 25, 2011

  • Columbus OH Veterans Administration Mental Health Fair Speaker and Volunteer – May 31, 2011

  • OPA Board Meetings – 2010-2011

  • IPPA (International Positive Psychological Association) Convention – Philadelphia, PA July 23-26, 2011

  • APA 2011 – Washington DC with participation in Div 17 Section on Positive Psychology Events and Div 17 SIG on Religion and Spirituality Events.

  • OPA Board Retreat – September 9-10, 2011

  • OPA Board Meetings 2011-2012

  • OPA Convention – October 26-28, 2011

  • AAPP – Enhancing Cognitive Wellness: What every psychologist concerned about aging should know! – November 11, 2011

  • APA Convention 2012- Orlando FL

  • OPA Convention 2012 – Columbus OH

  • AAPP Meetings – October 2012, April 2013, June 2013

  • Fast Forward – Division 42 Annual Convention – October 12-13, 2013

  • OPA Convention 2013 – Columbus OH

  • NJPA Convention 2013 – Iselin NJ

  • NJPA DSM 5 Workshop – December 6, 2013

  • SJPA Meeting Integrated Practice – January 2014

  • SJPA Presented in March 2014, attended May 2014

  • APA 2014 – Washington, DC

  • AAPP September 2014

  • CPA September 2014

  • SJPA September 2014

  • WISC-V Training as part of NJNS Program – October 2014

  • NJPA Fall Conference October 25, 2014

  • Ohio School Social Work Conference – Attended as a Speaker but also attended sessions on anti-bullying in schools – February 27, 2015

  • SJPA 2014-2015

  • AAPP – Cultural Competence Training – April 24, 2014

  • PPA 2015 Advocacy Day Training before meeting legislators – May 4, 2015

  • ICD-10/DSM 5 – NJPA Course given by Dr. Carol Goodheart – June 5, 2015

  • IPPA 2015 – Orlando FL

  • APA 2015 – Toronto Ontario Canada

  • CPR/AED/First-Aid Certified – January 25, 2016,   for two years

  • Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Trained – 10 CEs. – January 2016

  • APA 2016 – Denver Colorado

  • Various Training corresponding to position as Outpatient Therapist at NHS Human Services

  • IPPA 2017 – Montreal Quebec Canada

  • APA 2017 – Washington DC

  • APA 2018 – San Francisco, California

  • CPR/AED/First-Aid Certified – March 8, 2019 and April 2021 for two years

  • APA Division 36 Mid-Year Meeting - Bowling Green University - Bowling Green OH - Friday April 5, 2019 - 3 CEs

  • APA 2019 - Chicago Illinois - 9 CEs and many additional symposia attended and presented

  • Prescribing Psychology In 2019: Navigating Training, Clinical, & Practical Issues - August 27, 2019 - 1 CE

  • One APA: Practice and Science United - September 9, 2019 - 1 CE

  • Trauma at the Core - Building Resiliency Across the Lifespan - The Center for Great Expectations - December 6, 2019 - At the College of NJ - Ewing, NJ -  6 CEs

  • Meaning and Growth Following Adversity with Michael Steger - Marlene Meyerson JCC Manhattan and Whole Being Institute Lunch and Learning - May 7, 2020