Psychologist and Author, Jan Dworkin will be in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, December 10th for a reading from her newly released book, “Make Love Better”.
Using stories from her own colorful relationship life and from her work with clients around the world, Jan Dworkin, PhD, lays bare her missteps and triumphs both in and out of the bedroom with honesty, humor, and depth. Through sassy stories, step-by-step exercises, practical tools, and hard-earned wisdom, Dworkin guides us to build our very own ‘relationship practice’. Inclusive, generous and accessible, this is the real world of relationships with no holds barred.
This event is free.
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.
Please find the YOOFOO sign on the outside of the building and go upstairs. The meeting room is on the second floor, Suite 29
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THE UTAH PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION PRESENTS:
Suicide Prevention Training: An Update on Assessment, Intervention, & Postvention
January 24, 2020 Registration: 8:30 AM
WORKSHOP: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
6.0 CE CREDITS
Huntsman Education Center – LDS Hospital – C Street, Salt Lake City, Utah
PRESENTER: Nancy A. Piotrowski, Ph.D
PRESENTER BIO: Nancy A. Piotrowski, Ph.D., MAC is a psychologist licensed in California (PSY14524) and a master addiction counselor. She has worked in the area of suicide prevention and postvention for over 25 years in varied roles such as community hotline volunteer, clinician, researcher, and expert evaluator. She is certified as a Psychological Autopsy Investigator by the American Association of Suicidology and serves as Lead Faculty in Addiction Psychology at Capella University. She also teaches for University of California, Berkeley Extension, as well as other San Francisco Bay Area universities. Dr. Piotrowski is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA) and named 2016 Advocate of the Year by the APA Practice Organization as a Federal Advocate working to mental health care access and addiction parity, among other community contributions. She maintains a private consultation practice in addition to teaching and research on clinical and prevention topics in psychology. She has over 150 published items in the areas of psychology, advocacy, and public health.
Suicide is a preventable public health problem and psychologists and other mental health professionals have a role in prevention. This training will familiarize attendees with important terms, screening and assessment methods, and prevention approaches. Emphasis will be placed on identifying practical tools for use in different settings and circumstances, as well as with different populations. Models for prevention, as well as postvention strategies and professional self-care will be addressed through lecture, video, case presentation, and small group discussion. A suggested reading list will be provided, along with other resource material.
By attending this educational event, participants will be able to:
1. Differentiate among key terms related to suicidal behavior;
2. Identify suicide risk screening/assessment methods by setting, circumstance, population;
3. Formulate strategies for intervening upon suicidal behavior;
4. Plan valuable postvention strategies;
5. Describe self-care strategies for professionals working with populations at risk for suicide.
9:00-10:30 Introduction to self-knowledge on suicide, terms, theories of risk, statistics, and screening in varied settings and circumstances
10:45-12:00 Screening and assessment with varied populations; formulating intervention – intervention theories
1:00-2:15 Intervention strategies, methods and data
2:30-4:00 Postvention strategies – methods and data; self-care for professionals;
evaluations; additional Q &A
How to Register:
Call Teresa Bruce, Executive Director – 801-410-0337
UPA Members: $125 before January 17, 2020 - $150 AFTER January 17, 2020
NON UPA Member: $225 before January 17, 2020 - $250 AFTER January 17, 2020
Come grab 8 Continuing Education Hours on
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