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

January 15, 2020

Transgender and Gender Non-Binary Clients: Creating a Gender-Affirming Therapeutic Environment (1 CE Hour - APA)

Presented by: Diana Medina, Ph.D.

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

Description: Transgender and Gender non-binary clients are more likely to follow medical/professional recommendations when their provider demonstrates open-mindedness and has a basic knowledge of gender identity. Having a foundational knowledge on gender diversity is essential in providing competent care to this population. In this presentation, Dr. Medina will review important gender terminology as it relates to clinical practice, describe a gender-affirming therapeutic model, and discuss ways to create a more inclusive environment for gender diverse clients.

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

January 7, 2020

When Race Enters the Room (2 CE Hours - APA)

Presented by: Evelyn Burrell, Psy.D. & Rachael Hunter Edwards, Psy.D.

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

Description:  Presents current knowledge about human diversity in behavior and culture using examples from a variety of contexts within western societies. Highlights topics in cross-cultural psychology, such as intergroup relations, diverse cognitive styles, emotion, language, communication, and work. The role of enculturation will be explored to increase awareness of how behavioral and cognitive principles affect interactions in a multicultural world.

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