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    • Fri, February 23, 2018
    • 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    • Maggiano's Little Italy, 3333 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA
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    Register

    Join OC-CAMFT for our
    February Luncheon
     

    Addiction, Shame, Relationships, & Recovery, presented by Robert Weathers, Ph.D.


    Date: February 23rd, 2018

    Check-in: Begins at 11 am

    Luncheon: 11:00 to 1:30

    Location: Maggiano's Little Italy, 3333 Bristol Street, Costa Mesa, CA

    Earn 1 CEU (CAMFT CE #59405) 


    Course Description
    :
     
    Relational stressors, particularly shame, are the #1 trigger for relapse in recovery from addiction. Hence, recovery, to be effective, needs to be situated both relationally (with "un-shaming" as goal) and objectively (neuroscience) for the former addict and his/her loved ones, both seeking healing.

    Learning Objectives: 

    1) List three primary brain changes across all addictions.

    2) Describe the relational impact of each of the above brain changes.

    3) Explain PAWS, applying it to relational considerations.


    OC CAMFT Luncheon Price:

    OC-CAMFT Members - $32  

    OC CAMFT Guests - $37 

    Deadline to pre-register is Feb 21st! 

    Walk-ins - $45

    Check Out Our Flyer and Pass it On

    If you prefer to pay by check, check must reach us by February 21st, two days prior to the event. 

    Please review our ADA Policy HERE.

    If you have a special need or need special accommodations, please click HERE. Please advise us of your needs no later than 7 days prior to the event so that we may be able to accommodate you.

    Please make a separate transaction for each and every reservation requested. If you are paying by credit card, the receipt you receive at the end of your payment is your confirmation reservation. Those reserving by check and are reserving for 2 or more may combine payment. ONLY check payments received by deadline will receive an email confirmation 2 days prior to event. Any payments not received by deadline are not reserved and will be considered walk-in status. Please note our cancellation policy on our registration page.

    • Course meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
    • Orange County Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (Provider #59405) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs.  Orange County Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

    ABOUT THE SPEAKER: 
    Dr. Bob Weathers, with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology, has committed the past 40 years to providing counseling and coaching to clients from around the world, along with teaching and training graduate-level mental health providers at several Southern California universities.

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    • Fri, February 23, 2018
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM (PST)
    • Fireside Tavern Restaurant | Crowne Plaza Costa Mesa  3131 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    Register
    OC-CAMFT's 3000 Club
    Getting to the Other Side of 3000



    "How do I manage it all?" 
    A panel discussion on balancing part-time Private Practice and Agency/Recovery Center work with full-time Life

    Please Join Us For
    a Happy Hour of Networking, Information & Camaraderie


    When:   Friday, February 23rd, 2018
                 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

    Location:      Fireside Tavern Restaurant | Crowne Plaza Costa Mesa 

                         3131 Bristol St, Costa Mesa, CA 92626                                                           (714) 557-3000  

    For pre-licensed MFT/LPCC/LCSWs, this is your opportunity to meet and NETWORK with others who share your professional challenges, have some FUN and LEARN something new.

    Come and bring a friend! 
    We're looking forward to seeing you there!

    • Members of OC CAMFT - FREE!
    • Guests - $5.00
    • Vanguard Job Faire Assistants - FREE!

    • FREE One workshop hour is also offered, pending supervisor approval.
    • FREE food and Non-alcoholic beverages will be provided

    If you have any questions, contact our Intern Representative
    Shanda Karasek at prelicenseddirector@occamft.org 


    Looking forward to seeing you
    Friday, February 23rd!

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    • Sun, March 04, 2018
    • 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
    • 800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831
    Register

    Join OC-CAMFT for our
    March Workshop
    Co-Sponsored by the 
    Listening Perspectives Study Center
     

    The Basis of Well-Being - Integration in Relationships and the Brain, presented by Dan Siegel, M.D.


    Date:           Sunday March 4th, 2018

                       10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

    Check-in:    Begins at 9:30 am

    Location:    Cal State Fullerton

                       800 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831

                       The event will be held in the Titan Student Union, in Pavilion BC

                       Click here for campus map

    Earn 3 CEU's (CAMFT CE #59405)

    Course Description
    :
     
    In this presentation, an Interpersonal Neurobiology (IPNB) view of mental health will serve as the foundation for discussing the central role of the therapist-client relationship in cultivating the integrative growth of the brain in psychotherapy. IPNB weaves a wide array of scientific disciplines into one framework to provide professionals with a comprehensive view of the mind and mental health. By viewing the mind, in part, as an embodied and relational process that regulates the flow of energy and information, we can see how the linking of differentiated parts of a system—integration—may be the source of optimal self-organization. 

    Integration creates harmony as energy and information flow between the extremes of chaos and rigidity. Symptoms of human suffering have a pattern of falling into these chaotic and rigid states; psychotherapy may lead to healing by promoting integration within the body and its brain, and within relationships of the client. Relationships which honor differences and promote compassionate linkages are integrative connections that likely promote the growth of integration in the brain itself. 

    This presentation will review the empirical research supporting the proposal that as therapists we are integrationists and use our integrative relationships to stimulate the activity and growth of integration in our clients’ brains for lasting change as they move beyond merely reduction of symptoms to the cultivation of well-being in their lives.

    Learning Objectives: 

    1. Summarize how the mind emerges from both the brain and relationships.
    2. Apply basic concepts of integration to the practice of psychotherapy.
    3. Recognize the limitations and advantages of science in illuminating the nature of subjective mental experience.
    4. Summarize basic findings of the social brain.
    5. Recognize how the self is more than just an individual entity.
    6. Observe how the mind is both an embodied and a relational process.

    OC CAMFT Workshop Price:

    Preferred Seating - OC CAMFT Members (First 3 rows) -  $159

    OC CAMFT Clinical Member -   $129

    OC CAMFT Pre-Licensed Member  - $99

    Non-Member Licensed  - $149

    Non-Member Pre-Licensed  - $129

    Psychologists - $149

    Affiliates - Non-Member Licensed $119

    Affiliates - Non-Member Pre-Licensed $103

    Deadline to Register is March 2nd, 2018


    Check Out Our Flyer and Pass it On

    If you prefer to pay by check, check must reach us by March 2nd, two days prior to the event.  

    Please review our ADA Policy HERE.

    If you have a special need or need special accommodations, please click HERE. Please advise us of your needs no later than 7 days prior to the event so that we may be able to accommodate you.

    Please make a separate transaction for each and every reservation requested. If you are paying by credit card, the receipt you receive at the end of your payment is your confirmation reservation. Those reserving by check and are reserving for 2 or more may combine payment. ONLY check payments received by deadline will receive an email confirmation 2 days prior to event. Any payments not received by deadline are not reserved and will be considered walk-in status. Please note our cancellation policy on our registration page.

    • Course meets the qualifications for 3 hours of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences.
    • Orange County Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists (Provider #59405) to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs.  Orange County Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

    The Listening Perspectives Study Center is approved to provide Continuing Education Credits for Psychologists, Marriage and Family Therapists, Social Workers, and Nurses. The exact number of credits awarded is equal to the number of contact hours for each event and is specified on the Syllabus.

    The Listening Perspective Study Center is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Listening Perspectives Study Center maintains responsibility for the program and its content.

    The California Board of Behavior Science recognizes Continuing Education Credits awarded by providers approved by the American Psychological Association to Marriage & Family Therapists and Licensed Clinical Social Workers Find all the books, read about the author, and more.

    California Board of Registered Nursing Provider Number: CEP12038


    ABOUT THE SPEAKER: 


    Dr. Siegel is a clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine and the founding co-director of the Mindful Awareness Research Center at UCLA. He is also the Executive Director of the Mindsight Institute which focuses on the development of mindsight, which teaches insight, empathy, and integration in individuals, families and communities.

    Dr. Siegel has published extensively for both the professional and lay audiences. His four New York Times bestsellers are: Mind: A Journey to the Heart of Being Human, Brainstorm: The Power and Purpose of the Teenage Brain, with Tina Payne Bryson, Ph.D: The Whole-Brain Child, No-Drama Discipline, and the upcoming The Yes Brain (2018). His other books include: The Developing Mind (2nd Ed.), Mindsight, The Mindful Brain, and The Mindful Therapist. Dr. Siegel also serves as the Founding Editor for the Norton Professional Series on Interpersonal Neurobiology which contains over fifty textbooks.

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