Training Institute Events

Special Events

Special events and training opportunities are developed throughout the year and will be posted to the site. The TI at SB&H has partnered with The Erickson Foundation and is involved in a variety of professional seminars and conferences.

Early Bird

Every second Wednesday of the month from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m., we offer an hour-long “Early Bird” session.  We invite psychologists, counselors, students, and anyone interested in attending. The seminar is currently free of charge. You can also enjoy free continental breakfast and get to know some of your peers.

Upcoming Early Bird Sessions

May 10, 2017

Healing with Laughter (1 CE Credit - NBCC)

Presented by: Christine Hayes, M.S., L.A.C., C.L.L.

Location: Administration – 3450 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix 85012

Description: In this training you will learn the history of laughter clubs, benefits of laughter, laughter exercises, and practical ways to increase one's happiness.

Two for Tuesday

The first Tuesday of every other month at 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., we offer a two-hour “Two for Tuesday” evening session.  We invite psychologists, counselors, students, and anyone interested in attending. The seminar is currently free of charge.

Upcoming Two for Tuesday Sessions:

May 2, 2017

Working with Refugee Population: Clinical and Legal Implications (2 CE Credits)

Presented by: Vanja Djurdjevic, Psy.D. & Marina Kovacevic, J.D.

Location: Administration – 3450 N. 3rd Street, Phoenix 85012

Description:  This presentation is intended to provide relevant statistics pertaining to the refugee population, clinical effects of fleeing one's homeland, and possible legal implications experienced in the United States.  Clinical and treatment considerations will be discussed, including commonly reported complications among the refugee population: depression, anxiety, PTSD, alcoholism, somatic symptoms, adjustment disorder, insomnia, and gender and/or family role disputes.  You will hear personal stories that resulted in the migration to the United States, including war tales, traumatic experiences, and personal stories of resilience that contributed to adaptive acculturation to the dominant culture.

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