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Events

Upcoming Events

    • May 21, 2021
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • Zoom
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    This training will review the depth and scope of sexual trauma in the United States. Particular attention will be paid to how sexual trauma manifests in women across different demographic profiles. Participants will learn an in-depth approach towards recognizing and diagnosing nuanced symptom presentations for women impacted by sexual trauma.

    Trauma-Informed Care principles will be reviewed with a focus on its applications for clinicians in private practice. Limitations to this model will be presented, along with suggested solutions that clinicians can incorporate into their work immediately.

    An in-depth review of the leading Evidence-Based practices will be presented to help clinicians close the gap in trauma services for survivors of sexual violence. Each approach will be evaluated for its strengths/weaknesses and clinicians will learn how to determine which

    1. Participants will described a formalized approach to recognizing and diagnosing PTSD symptoms for survivors of sexual trauma.

    2. Participants will recognize how to incorporate principals of Trauma-Informed Care into private practice and how close gaps of care in their services.

    3. Participants will identify the three Evidence-Based Practices for trauma and know how to differentiate each’s strengths and weaknesses in relation to client needs.

    Cassie McCarthy is a licensed independent clinical social worker with over 13 years of clinical experience. She has dedicated her craft towards helping professional women heal from a traumatic or violent experience in their past. Through her work, she helps women learn the skills they need to take back control of their thoughts & feelings, feel calmer & safer, and develop better relationships. Cassie's philosophy rests on the belief that women have the capacity to heal and  be in charge of their recovery so that they can maintain the self-esteem they worked so hard to build. Cassie has showcased her skills in a variety of settings, has practiced internationally and is a former adjunct professor at Simmons College. Currently, she helps women through one-on-one work in her private practice and through public speaking and giving trainings to colleges, and organizations.

    CONTINUING EDUCATION POLICIES

    Cancellation Policy

    Cancellation of your registration with full refund can be done up to 7 days before the event. Simply send an email requesting to cancel to ppcsalem@gmail.com.

    Accommodations for the Differently Abled

    Commonwealth Educational Seminars' training facilities are handicap accessible. Individuals needing special accommodations, please contact the Private Practice Colloquium ppcsalem@gmail.com.

    Grievance Policy

    The Private Practice Colloquium, Inc. (PPC) and Commonwealth Educational Seminars (CES) seek to ensure equitable treatment of every person and to make every attempt to resolve grievances in a fair manner. Please submit a written grievance to PPC, 564 Loring Avenue, Salem, MA 01970 or to CES, 1020 Osterville West Barnstable Rd, Marstons Mills, MA 02648. Grievances will initially be directed to the training instructor. Grievances would receive, to the best of our ability, corrective action in order to prevent further problems. If you have questions or concerns, contact PPC at (978) 741-8066 or Commonwealth Educational Seminars at (800) 376-3345.

    There is no known commercial support nor conflict of interest for this program.

    It is the participant's responsibility to check with their individual state boards to verify CE requirements for their state. 

    Continuing Education Credit is pending through Commonwealth Educational Seminars for Psychologists, Social Workers, Licensed Mental Health Counselors, Nurses & Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists.

    For further information please contact Commonwealth Educational Seminars, 1 (800) 376-3345, CommonwealthSeminars@gmail.com.

Past events

April 23, 2021 The Black Girls' Guide to Getting Rid of Sexual Shame: Practices for Practitioners Dr. Lexx Brown-James, Applied for 3 CEs
March 26, 2021 Uses and Misuses of Therapist Self-disclosure in a Time of Collective Upheaval, Grief, and Loss Dr. Janine Roberts, Applied for 3 CEs
March 12, 2021 PPC Networking Meeting on Zoom: The Balancing Act
February 26, 2021 Deconstructing Whiteness: Anti-Racism for Clinicians, Carlton Perry
January 22, 2021 Shining A New Light on 2021
December 11, 2020 It's the most wonderful time of the year, except for COVID
October 02, 2020 PPC Networking Event
September 26, 2020 The Long Haul of Teletherapy in a Pandemic: Making it Work, Gillian Isaacs Russell, Ph.D., Todd Essig, Ph. D., 3 CEs offered
September 18, 2020 Northern Essex County Networking Event
September 18, 2020 Middlesex County Networking Event
July 30, 2020 Annual Meeting: Come Zoom with the Board
June 05, 2020 Transgender 101 Sarah Whedon, PhD 3.0 CEs Zoom
April 17, 2020 Zoom Meeting To Process Our Clinical & Administrative Challenges Due to Covid 19
April 08, 2020 Zoom Meeting To Process Our Clinical & Administrative Challenges Due to Covid 19
March 27, 2020 Competing Perspectives on Evidence-Based Treatment Stephen Soldz, PhD 3.0 CEs offered
February 07, 2020 A Deeper Dive Into Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy Deborah Curtis, LICSW & Naomi Rather, LCMHC 3 CEs Offered
January 10, 2020 In the Shadow of the Net: Understanding, Preventing & Treating Problematic Use of Technology, Ozgur Akbas, LMFT
October 18, 2019 Middlesex County Networking Event
October 04, 2019 Cannabis: Science, Policy and Practice Kevin Hill, MD 6 CEs
September 27, 2019 Friday After Work Networking Event
June 21, 2019 Middlesex County Networking Event
June 07, 2019 Friday After Work Networking Event
May 21, 2019 Annual Meeting: Come Talk with the Board
May 03, 2019 Newburyport/Northern Essex County Networking Evening
April 26, 2019 Anatomy of Litigation: Malpractice vs Licensing Board Matters (and how to avoid them) Jennifer Boyd Herlihy, Attorney 3 CEs
March 15, 2019 DREAMING OUR WAY BACK HOME: USING DREAMWORK FOR HEALING & GROWTH LINDA YAEL SCHILLER, LICSW 3 CEs OFFERED
February 08, 2019 INTRODUCTION TO EMOTIONALLY FOCUSED COUPLE'S THERAPY DEBORAH CURTIS, LICSW & NAOMI RATHER, PhD 3 CEs OFFERED
January 25, 2019 PUTTING THE CHILD BACK IN CHILDHOOD JEANINE K. FITZGERALD, MA 3 CEs
November 09, 2018 ADHD AND COUPLES: MOVING FROM BLAME TO ACCEPTANCE, SUE HALLOWELL, LICSW 3 CEs OFFERED
October 19, 2018 MIDDLESEX COUNTY FRIDAY AFTER WORK NETWORKING EVENT
October 05, 2018 HOARDING DISORDER TREATMENT IN THE PRIVATE PRACTICE OFFICE AND BEYOND, PATTY UNDERWOOD, LICSW 3 CEs OFFERED
September 28, 2018 FRIDAY AFTER WORK GATHERING IN SALEM
September 18, 2018 Northern Essex County Networking Evening
September 14, 2018 DEALING WITH THE IMPOSSIBLE: FAMILY ALIENATION, EVAN LONGIN, EdD 3CEs offered
June 01, 2018 What Neuropsychology Can Add to Mental Health Services Robert Sedgwick, EdD
May 11, 2018 PPC Annual Meeting
May 11, 2018 What Neuropsychology Can Add to Mental Health Services Robert Sedgwick, EdD
April 27, 2018 Friday After Work Gathering
March 09, 2018 The Politics of Helping: Distinguishing Narrative and Normative World-Views Stephen Gaddis, PhD, LMFT
March 06, 2018 Introduction To Neurofeedback David Helfand, PsyD, BCN
February 09, 2018 Update in Medication Management: Review for Therapists Liz Alfson, MD
January 12, 2018 Misery or Mastery: Documenting Medical Necessity Beth Rontal, LICSW
November 10, 2017 Introduction To Neurofeedback David Helfand, PsyD, BCN
October 13, 2017 Friday After Work Gathering
September 15, 2017 Refueling Your Creative Self, Christine Routhier, MA, LMHC, MT-BC & Marina Strauss, MA, LMHC
August 11, 2017 Salem (Circulating) Practice Circle
June 17, 2017 Essential Oils 101
June 16, 2017 After Work Gathering for Middlesex County Members
June 16, 2017 PPC Annual Meeting
June 09, 2017 Salem Practice Circle
May 12, 2017 Social Justice Matters!: The Liberation Health Framework for Mental Health Practice, Dawn Belkin Martinez, PhD, LICSW
April 28, 2017 Friday After Work Gathering
April 14, 2017 Pop Up Brown Bag Event North Reading Friday
April 07, 2017 Pop Up Brown Bag Event Salem
March 10, 2017 Pop Up Brown Bag Event Salem
March 10, 2017 Pop Up Brown Bag Event Stoneham Friday March 10, 10:00 to 11:30
March 05, 2017 Theory To Practice: Incorporating Telemental Health Into Your Psychotherapy Practice Jennifer Tsappis, MSW, LICSW
February 10, 2017 Insurance and Investments for Psychotherapists
January 13, 2017 Lyme Disease: The Hidden Epidemic
December 07, 2016 Health Care in the Commonwealth: Now and Looking Ahead

CONTACT

Private Practice Colloquium, Inc.
564 Loring Avenue
Salem, MA 01970

Email: ppcsalem@gmail.com

Phone: 978-741-8066