Upcoming events

    • 1 Dec 2017
    • 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
    • Online

    Register here.

    For members of all organizations that partner with NBFE (e.g., AMHCA, FMHCA, LPCA, SMHCA, UMHCA, WMHCA, Vegghi Group International, and Darsey, Black, & Associates)

    This brief Webinar will focus on delineating recent trends in describing the Autism Spectrum Disorder from early conceptual development of what Leo Kanner described as Infantile Autism.

    LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

    1. Develop an understanding of their intrapsychic world
    2. Differentiate between Infantile Autism and the Autism Spectrum Disorder
    3. Gain insight into unorthodox treatment modalities
    4. Increase knowledge of Infantile Autism

    COST:

    This is a complimentary webinar offered at no cost to: (1) Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluators (CFMHEs) as well as applicants and candidates who are pursuing certification; and (2) members of all professional organizations that partner with NBFE, including American Mental Health Counselors Association, Darsey, Black, & Associates, Florida Mental Health Counselors Association, Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia, Suncoast Mental Health Counselors Association, Utah Mental Health Counselors Association, Vecchi Group International, and Washington Mental Health Counselors Association.  However, attendees who wish to receive a certificate of attendance by email after the webinar and/or attendees licensed in Florida who wish to have their attendance reported in CE Broker are required to pay a nominal administrative fee of $5.

    NBFE is a National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.  The ACEP is solely responsible for al aspects of the program (Provider # 6189).  Click here for NBFE Cancellation/Refund Policy.

    NBFE is recognized and endorsed by the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA).

    For licensed professionals in Florida, this webinar has been approved for 2 hours of continuing education with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, & Mental Health Counseling, CE Broker Tracking #20-591275 (CE Broker Provider # 50-15823).

    ABOUT THE PRESENTER:


    Norman Hoffman, Ph.D., LMHC, LMFT, CFMHE

    Dr. Hoffman is in full-time private practice in Ormond Beach, Florida, both as a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Mental Health Counselor. Dr. Hoffman began his work with the Devereux Foundation in 1963, specializing as a music therapist for children. In 1969, he then completed a one-year clinical internship at the Menninger Memorial Hospital in Kansas. That experience led to his first book, Hear the Music! A New Approach to Mental Health. His work in the field of organic brain damage led to The Hoffman Organicity Test. Dr. Hoffman is certified by the National Board for Clinical Counselors. He is the Clinical Director of Counseling & Psychotherapy Center in Ormond Beach, and the President of the National Board of Forensic Evaluators. From the time of his work at the Hazleton/Nanticoke MH/MR Center in Pennsylvania, in 1976, Dr. Hoffman assisted in the development, training and of child custody evaluations between the mental health center and the Luzerne/Wyoming County Circuit Court. He is an expert witness in the field of forensic mental health evaluations, child custody disputes, and competency assessments throughout the United States.

    • 7 Dec 2017
    • Salt Lake County Division of Youth Services, 177 West Price Ave. (3610 S, just off West Temple), Salt Lake City, Utah 84115

    Clinical Challenges & Obstacles in Working with Transgender Clients
    This session will provide a followup from the March 2017 Ethics Workshop, with a focus on case material that highlights important clinical dynamics that emerge when working with transgender clients. Best practice standards will be addressed in the presentations of case material.
    Presenters: Colleen Kuhn, PhD and Ryan Randall, LCSW 

    Most regular Guild meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month, unless otherwise specified in the schedule– please check the listings and descriptions for changes in dates, times, and location for some of the meetings. Typical agenda for our inservice meetings:

    8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Refreshments & Networking 8:15 – 9:45 a.m. InService Program

    Please note that we have move our meeting location: Meetings are conducted at the Salt Lake County Division of Youth Services, 177 West Price Ave. (3610 S, just off West Temple), Salt Lake City, Utah 84115 unless otherwise specified in the schedule. Parking is permitted anywhere in the parking lot. Enter the building through the main entrance, which is by the flag pole in the circular driveway. From there, there will be a receptionist or signage to point you in the right direction. This location is accessible for anyone with limitations of physical mobility.

    CEU’s have been approved for all inservice programs by Utah NASW and are free for Guild members & $5 for nonmembers

    Most inservice meetings are video taped and posted on the Guild website for memberonly access. CEU’s are available for online viewing of inservice sessions. 


    • 9 Dec 2017
    • University of Phoenix: 5373 S Green St, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    Register


    Legislative, financial and professional issues discussed. Monthly board meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month with some exceptions. This meeting is open to Board Members, students and the public.

    • 3 Jan 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Heber M. Wells state office building at 160 East 300 South (also know as Broadway), Salt Lake City


    DOPL

    The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) has a board meeting that meets every other month.

    From DOPL's Website:
    DOPL's boards and commissions act in an advisory role in that they recommend, assist, and support DOPL in taking appropriate action in licensure and investigative matters. The specific responsibilities of the boards, commissions, and DOPL and their relationship to one another are primarily explained in the Utah Code under sections 58-1-106, -201, -202, and -203. ...Board and commission meetings are generally open to the public. If necessary, however, they may be closed in accordance with Utah's open meetings laws."

    Metered parking is located curbside all along 300 South in front of the building and on 200 East. Center-street parking is also available along 300 South between State Street and 300 East.

    For more information:
    Telephone: (801) 530-6628 / (866) 275-3675 (toll-free in Utah)
    Mail: P.O. Box 146741, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6741
    Email: DOPLWeb@Utah.gov

    • 13 Jan 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • University of Phoenix: 5373 S Green St, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    Register


    Legislative, financial and professional issues discussed. Monthly board meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month with some exceptions. This meeting is open to Board Members, students and the public.

    • 26 Jan 2018
    • 1721 Campus Center Drive SAEC 1151 ‐ Salt Lake City UT 84112

    Suicide Prevention
    This presentation will discuss current best practice approaches for managing selfharm and suicidal feelings. Special attention will focus on the intersections of social justice concerns, sexual/gender minority distress, and internalized feelings of selfharm.

    Presenter Panel: Craig Bryan, Executive Director, National Center for Veterans Studies; J.C. Graham, Director of Crisis Services, Utah Valley University; Jullian Hill, Educator and Group Facilitator, Utah Pride Center
    Joint session with WPP, AWP, & the Guild 

    Most regular Guild meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month, unless otherwise specified in the schedule– please check the listings and descriptions for changes in dates, times, and location for some of the meetings. Typical agenda for our inservice meetings:

    8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Refreshments & Networking 8:15 – 9:45 a.m. InService Program

    Please note that we have move our meeting location: Meetings are conducted at the Salt Lake County Division of Youth Services, 177 West Price Ave. (3610 S, just off West Temple), Salt Lake City, Utah 84115 unless otherwise specified in the schedule. Parking is permitted anywhere in the parking lot. Enter the building through the main entrance, which is by the flag pole in the circular driveway. From there, there will be a receptionist or signage to point you in the right direction. This location is accessible for anyone with limitations of physical mobility.

    CEU’s have been approved for all inservice programs by Utah NASW and are free for Guild members & $5 for nonmembers

    Most inservice meetings are video taped and posted on the Guild website for memberonly access. CEU’s are available for online viewing of inservice sessions. 


    • 26 Jan 2018
    • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
    • Online

    Register here.

    BECOME A CERTIFIED CHILD CUSTODY EVALUATOR!


    Child custody evaluation is a challenging, rewarding, interesting, lucrative, and impactful specialization with the forensic mental health evaluation field.  Evaluators must not only be knowledgeable of mental health, diagnosis, and evaluation, but must also be experts both in adult and child pathology, healthy childhood development, parenting, and family systems.  

    This workshop was designed to aid licensed mental health professionals (i.e., clinical mental health counselors, clinical social workers, clinical and counseling psychologists, marriage and family therapists, psychiatrists, and psychiatric nurse practitioners) in expanding their knowledge in the specialty area of child custody.  

    For experienced evaluators, this workshop may serve as a helpful review, sharpen your skill set, enhance your CV, or provide you with an update.  

    For evaluators who are new to this speciality, this workshop will help you expand your knowledge in child custody and is part of the certification process to become a Certified Child Custody Evaluator (CCCE) credential.  In addition to attending this workshop, evaluators interested in the CCCE credential must already be a Certified Forensic Mental Health Evaluator (CFMHE),  complete a 30-hour Child Custody Evaluators Certification Training Homestudy ($299) and pass the post-homestudy test.  If you are not a CFMHE but wish to obtain the CCCE credential, you may attend this workshop now but will need to obtain the CFMHE credential before you can be eligible for the CCCE credential.  

    WORKSHOP GOALS:

    1. Develop skills and techniques to evaluate parents involved in child custody matters.
    2. Develop an understanding of the dynamics involved in family custody conflicts.
    3. Become skilled at writing a “bullet proof” forensic child custody report.
    4. Develop an understanding of the importance of a contract and fee agreement.

    OBJECTIVES:

    1. At the end of the workshop, the participants will have the opportunity to discuss child custody issues and conflicts that may arise
    2. Avoidance of disqualification and impeachment during testimony and disposition.
    3. Increase knowledge of child custody State Statutes.

    COST OF WORKSHOP:

    The cost for this workshop is $200.  

    The full cost for the entire CCCE credential process, which includes both this workshop ($200) and the 30-hour homestudy and exam ($299), is $499.

    CONTINUING EDUCATION INFORMATION:

    NBFE is a National Board of Certified Counselors (NBCC)-Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP) and may offer NBCC-approved clock hours for events that meet NBCC requirements.  The ACEP is solely responsible for al aspects of the program (Provider # 6189).  Click here for NBFE Cancellation/Refund Policy.

    NBFE is recognized and endorsed by the American Mental Health Counselors Association (AMHCA).

    For licensed professionals in Florida, this webinar has been approved for 8 hours of continuing education (including 6 general hours, 1 hour of ethics/boundaries, and 1 hour of domestic violence) with the Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage & Family Therapy, & Mental Health Counseling, CE Broker Tracking #20-591279 (CE Broker Provider # 50-15823).


    ABOUT THE PRESENTER:


    Norman Hoffman, Ph.D., LMHC, LMFT, CFMHE

    Dr. Hoffman is in full-time private practice in Ormond Beach, Florida, both as a licensed Marriage & Family Therapist and Mental Health Counselor. Dr. Hoffman began his work with the Devereux Foundation in 1963, specializing as a music therapist for children. In 1969, he then completed a one-year clinical internship at the Menninger Memorial Hospital in Kansas. That experience led to his first book, Hear the Music! A New Approach to Mental Health. His work in the field of organic brain damage led to The Hoffman Organicity Test. Dr. Hoffman is certified by the National Board for Clinical Counselors. He is the Clinical Director of Counseling & Psychotherapy Center in Ormond Beach, and the President of the National Board of Forensic Evaluators. From the time of his work at the Hazleton/Nanticoke MH/MR Center in Pennsylvania, in 1976, Dr. Hoffman assisted in the development, training and of child custody evaluations between the mental health center and the Luzerne/Wyoming County Circuit Court. He is an expert witness in the field of forensic mental health evaluations, child custody disputes, and competency assessments throughout the United States.

    • 10 Feb 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • University of Phoenix: 5373 S Green St, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    Register


    Legislative, financial and professional issues discussed. Monthly board meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month with some exceptions. This meeting is open to Board Members, students and the public.

    • 15 Feb 2018
    • 1721 Campus Center Drive SAEC 1151 ‐ Salt Lake City UT 84112

    Bleached: Beyond WhiteWashed Trans Narratives
    Social/political discourses, literature, and even clinical considerations regarding trans and gender diverse communities are often Whitewashed into mononarratives of the trans experience. Using theoretical and empirical research, this session will briefly examine the monocultural trans narrative, discuss the socialculturalhistoricalpolitical intersectionality of gender and racial identities, and consider implications for clinical practice with trans and gender diverse clients of color. 

    Presenter: Jayden Thai, M.Ed., Psychology Doctoral Intern, University Counseling Center, University of Utah 

    Most regular Guild meetings are held on the 3rd Thursday of each month, unless otherwise specified in the schedule– please check the listings and descriptions for changes in dates, times, and location for some of the meetings. Typical agenda for our inservice meetings:

    8:00 – 8:15 a.m. Refreshments & Networking 8:15 – 9:45 a.m. InService Program

    Please note that we have move our meeting location: Meetings are conducted at the Salt Lake County Division of Youth Services, 177 West Price Ave. (3610 S, just off West Temple), Salt Lake City, Utah 84115 unless otherwise specified in the schedule. Parking is permitted anywhere in the parking lot. Enter the building through the main entrance, which is by the flag pole in the circular driveway. From there, there will be a receptionist or signage to point you in the right direction. This location is accessible for anyone with limitations of physical mobility.

    CEU’s have been approved for all inservice programs by Utah NASW and are free for Guild members & $5 for nonmembers

    Most inservice meetings are video taped and posted on the Guild website for memberonly access. CEU’s are available for online viewing of inservice sessions. 


    • 10 Mar 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • University of Phoenix: 5373 S Green St, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    Register


    Legislative, financial and professional issues discussed. Monthly board meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month with few exceptions. This meeting is open to Board Members, students and the public.

    • 14 Mar 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Heber M. Wells state office building at 160 East 300 South (also know as Broadway), Salt Lake City


    DOPL

    The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) has a board meeting that meets every other month.

    From DOPL's Website:
    DOPL's boards and commissions act in an advisory role in that they recommend, assist, and support DOPL in taking appropriate action in licensure and investigative matters. The specific responsibilities of the boards, commissions, and DOPL and their relationship to one another are primarily explained in the Utah Code under sections 58-1-106, -201, -202, and -203. ...Board and commission meetings are generally open to the public. If necessary, however, they may be closed in accordance with Utah's open meetings laws."

    Metered parking is located curbside all along 300 South in front of the building and on 200 East. Center-street parking is also available along 300 South between State Street and 300 East.

    For more information:
    Telephone: (801) 530-6628 / (866) 275-3675 (toll-free in Utah)
    Mail: P.O. Box 146741, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6741
    Email: DOPLWeb@Utah.gov

    • 23 Mar 2018
    • 24 Mar 2018
    • 2 sessions
    • Sorenson Arts & Education Complex, 1720 Campus Center Dr, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
    Register

    Expanding the scope of addiction treatment

    Expanding the Scope of Addiction Treatment

    Treatment Options for Comorbid Disorders

     2018 Annual UMHCA Conference will be held at the Sorenson Arts and Education Complex on the University of Utah Campus

    Attendance at both sessions (Friday and Saturday) will count towards 14 CE hours.

    • 14 Apr 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • University of Phoenix: 5373 S Green St, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    Register


    Legislative, financial and professional issues discussed. Monthly board meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month with few exceptions. This meeting is open to Board Members, students and the public.

    • 9 May 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Heber M. Wells state office building at 160 East 300 South (also know as Broadway), Salt Lake City


    DOPL

    The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) has a board meeting that meets every other month.

    From DOPL's Website:
    DOPL's boards and commissions act in an advisory role in that they recommend, assist, and support DOPL in taking appropriate action in licensure and investigative matters. The specific responsibilities of the boards, commissions, and DOPL and their relationship to one another are primarily explained in the Utah Code under sections 58-1-106, -201, -202, and -203. ...Board and commission meetings are generally open to the public. If necessary, however, they may be closed in accordance with Utah's open meetings laws."

    Metered parking is located curbside all along 300 South in front of the building and on 200 East. Center-street parking is also available along 300 South between State Street and 300 East.

    For more information:
    Telephone: (801) 530-6628 / (866) 275-3675 (toll-free in Utah)
    Mail: P.O. Box 146741, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6741
    Email: DOPLWeb@Utah.gov

    • 12 May 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • University of Phoenix: 5373 S Green St, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    Register


    Legislative, financial and professional issues discussed. Monthly board meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month with few exceptions. This meeting is open to Board Members, students and the public.

    • 9 Jun 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • University of Phoenix: 5373 S Green St, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    Register


    Legislative, financial and professional issues discussed. Monthly board meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month with few exceptions. This meeting is open to Board Members, students and the public.

    • 11 Jul 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Heber M. Wells state office building at 160 East 300 South (also know as Broadway), Salt Lake City


    DOPL

    The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) has a board meeting that meets every other month.

    From DOPL's Website:
    DOPL's boards and commissions act in an advisory role in that they recommend, assist, and support DOPL in taking appropriate action in licensure and investigative matters. The specific responsibilities of the boards, commissions, and DOPL and their relationship to one another are primarily explained in the Utah Code under sections 58-1-106, -201, -202, and -203. ...Board and commission meetings are generally open to the public. If necessary, however, they may be closed in accordance with Utah's open meetings laws."

    Metered parking is located curbside all along 300 South in front of the building and on 200 East. Center-street parking is also available along 300 South between State Street and 300 East.

    For more information:
    Telephone: (801) 530-6628 / (866) 275-3675 (toll-free in Utah)
    Mail: P.O. Box 146741, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6741
    Email: DOPLWeb@Utah.gov

    • 14 Jul 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • University of Phoenix: 5373 S Green St, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    Register


    Legislative, financial and professional issues discussed. Monthly board meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month with few exceptions. This meeting is open to Board Members, students and the public.

    • 11 Aug 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • University of Phoenix: 5373 S Green St, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    Register


    Legislative, financial and professional issues discussed. Monthly board meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month with few exceptions. This meeting is open to Board Members, students and the public.

    • 8 Sep 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • University of Phoenix: 5373 S Green St, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    Register


    Legislative, financial and professional issues discussed. Monthly board meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month with few exceptions. This meeting is open to Board Members, students and the public.

    • 12 Sep 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Heber M. Wells state office building at 160 East 300 South (also know as Broadway), Salt Lake City


    DOPL

    The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) has a board meeting that meets every other month.

    From DOPL's Website:
    DOPL's boards and commissions act in an advisory role in that they recommend, assist, and support DOPL in taking appropriate action in licensure and investigative matters. The specific responsibilities of the boards, commissions, and DOPL and their relationship to one another are primarily explained in the Utah Code under sections 58-1-106, -201, -202, and -203. ...Board and commission meetings are generally open to the public. If necessary, however, they may be closed in accordance with Utah's open meetings laws."

    Metered parking is located curbside all along 300 South in front of the building and on 200 East. Center-street parking is also available along 300 South between State Street and 300 East.

    For more information:
    Telephone: (801) 530-6628 / (866) 275-3675 (toll-free in Utah)
    Mail: P.O. Box 146741, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6741
    Email: DOPLWeb@Utah.gov

    • 13 Oct 2018
    • 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
    • University of Phoenix: 5373 S Green St, Salt Lake City, UT 84123
    Register


    Legislative, financial and professional issues discussed. Monthly board meetings are held on the second Saturday of every month with few exceptions. This meeting is open to Board Members, students and the public.

    • 14 Nov 2018
    • 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
    • Heber M. Wells state office building at 160 East 300 South (also know as Broadway), Salt Lake City


    DOPL

    The Utah Division of Occupational and Professional Licensing (DOPL) has a board meeting that meets every other month.

    From DOPL's Website:
    DOPL's boards and commissions act in an advisory role in that they recommend, assist, and support DOPL in taking appropriate action in licensure and investigative matters. The specific responsibilities of the boards, commissions, and DOPL and their relationship to one another are primarily explained in the Utah Code under sections 58-1-106, -201, -202, and -203. ...Board and commission meetings are generally open to the public. If necessary, however, they may be closed in accordance with Utah's open meetings laws."

    Metered parking is located curbside all along 300 South in front of the building and on 200 East. Center-street parking is also available along 300 South between State Street and 300 East.

    For more information:
    Telephone: (801) 530-6628 / (866) 275-3675 (toll-free in Utah)
    Mail: P.O. Box 146741, Salt Lake City, Utah 84114-6741
    Email: DOPLWeb@Utah.gov

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