Wellness Conference: April 10-12, 2019 | Casper College, Wyoming

Wellness Conference: April 10-12, 2019

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Casper College Counseling Services believes in the importance of continuing education for professionals, students and interested community members about psychological and health-related issues.

Each spring we sponsor the annual Wellness Conference. The Wellness Conference allows professionals and experts in the Rocky Mountain Region to come together and share their expertise.

18 CEUs will be available this year
  • The Wellness Conference consists of several mini-courses presented by professionals in the community. These mini-courses on Wednesday and Thursday are FREE to the public.
  • The last day of the Wellness Conference, a workshop for professionals is presented and a fee is required to attend this workshop. Register online for the Friday workshops.

Download the 2019 conference brochure (PDF)

If you are interested in the Friday sessions, pre-registration is required. Deadline is April 10. Payment can be taken care of in advance or collected on-site at the conference. A single session is $40; or $75 for both.

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Friday, April 12

 9 a.m.-noon

Clinical Supervision Essentials

  • Elizabeth Cheroutes, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

This workshop will focus on the core principles of clinical supervision with an emphasis on compassion fatigue and professional resiliency. Participants will be able to identify types/roles in supervision, understand boundaries in supervisory relationships, utilize a supervision contract, document the evaluation of supervision experience, and connect to the importance of professional quality of life.

* Lunch (on your own) *

1-4 p.m.

The Ethics of Self-Care

  • Joanne Theobald, M.S.W., L.C.S.W. and Kelly Green, M.S.W., L.C.S.W.

Applying ethical care for self is a monumental, career-long task for mental health professionals. How do we navigate the daily challenges of counseling others and practicing within difficult systems without becoming ill ourselves? This experiential, interactive session will explore the research literature and our codes of ethics for guidance as we address the inevitability of our very human reactions to this work, and discuss ways to manage our own risk.

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A special thanks to our conference sponsors: AARP, Wyoming Behavioral  Institute, Central Wyoming Counseling Center, True Care, University of  Wyoming Dean of Students Office, and Three Trails EFAP