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Fall Conference

October 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am - October 6, 2017 @ 4:30 pm

Fall conference at HCHI

Fall conference | October 5-6

Register by September 30, one day $45, two days $70. Students receive half off.

Download registration form here

Conference Schedule

Thursday, October 5

8 a.m. Check in

8:30 a.m. All in the Family (3 hours)

9:30 & 10:45 a.m. 15 Minute Break

12 p.m. Lunch Provided

1 p.m. Ethic in the Helping

Relationship: Thinking

Clearly About Boundary

Extensions (3 hours)

2 & 3:15 p.m. 15 Minute Break

4:30 p.m. End of Day 1


Friday, October 6

8 a.m. Check in

8:15 a.m. Presentation and Treatment

of Trauma in Veteran

Populations: Restoring Mind,

Body & Spirit (2 hours)

9:15 & 10:45 a.m. 15 Minute Break

11 a.m. Reentry to Supervision (1 hour)

12 p.m. Lunch Provided

1 p.m. Clinical Processes: Using

Developmental Lenses to

Facilitate Growth in Treatment

2 & 3:15 p.m. 15 Minute Break

4:30 p.m. End of Day 2


Thursday Presentations

All in the Family: Kathy F. Szafran, MA, LPC

Learning Objectives:

1. Recognizing the difference between urban and rural commercial sexual exploitation.

2. Recognize the difference between “Teen Prostitute” and “Commercially Sexually Exploited Youth.”

3. Identify family risk factors, behaviors and what should help look like.

Ethics in the Helping Relationship: Jane Riffe, EdD, LICSW, LPC

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify current code provisions which guide practice.

2. Apply a decision-making model to case scenarios.

3. Develop an action plan to increase support for ethical practice in their settings.


Friday Presentations

Presentation and Treatment of Trauma in Veteran Populations: Esther Wilson, MA, LPC, NCC

Learning Objectives:

1. The participant will learn how psychological trauma impacts veterans including physiological and cognitive effects and swell as behavioral presentation.

2. The participant will gain understanding of treatment models that have been effective in processing trauma.

3. The participant will learn about moral injury, how it occurs, how it differs from PTSD and how to help re-establish personal identity.

4. The participant will learn practical skills to apply to process trauma and improve functioning in veteran populations.

Reentry to Supervision: Amy Berry-Richmond, MS, MAC, AADC, CCJP, LSW

Learning Objectives:

1. To develop an understanding of what Reentry is.

2. To understand the barriers that can cause someone to relapse into substance abuse and new criminal conduct.

3. To develop an idea of what we in WV are doing, need to do, and should continue to do, to aid in making Reentry more successful to those releasing incarceration and or institutions such as Highland Hospital.

Clinical Process: Travis Watson, LPC

Learning Objectives:

1. Participants will gain a basic understanding of 3 different developmental lenses as evidenced by selection and appropriate use of the lenses in a culminating activity.

2. Participants will identify treatment objectives based on their understanding of the developmental lenses and will select appropriate interventions to apply to individual cases.

3. Participants will learn how to correctly document their sessions while addressing issues on the treatment plan.


LPC 12 CEUs Includes 3 hours of LPC Ethics and 2 hours Veteran specific

Social Work 12 CEUs

RN 12 CEUs

We accept cash, check or credit card

Contact Julie Bozarth, MA, LPC, BSN, RN-BC


Phone: 304.969.3128

Fax: 304.326.0053



October 5, 2017 @ 8:00 am
October 6, 2017 @ 4:30 pm


Highland-Clarksburg Hospital


Highland-Clarksburg Hospital
3 Hospital Plaza
Clarksburg, WV 26301 United States
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