Pyramid Family Behavioral Healthcare Trainings
Each individual seminar will focus on a variety of clinical skills to enrich your practice and client experience. Attendees will receive CEUs towards their license.
These training sessions are appropriate for psychologists, licensed professional counselors, social workers and addiction counselors.
For more information, please contact:
Erin Evans, Executive Administrative Assistant
Office: (828) 350-1000 x7417
Cell: (706) 725-9048
All training seminars are located at:
Pyramid Family Behavioral Healthcare
11138 State Bridge Road, Suite 100A
Johns Creek, Georgia 30022
Essential Ethical Practices and Principles for Clinicians
Presented by: Latasha Matthews, MA, LPC, CPCS, CPLC
February 7, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 Ethic CEs
Clinicians often come to face to face with “gray areas” on a daily basis and skate potential issues that could affect our businesses, clinical work, or clients in jeopardy. This webinar tackles the emotional implications that clinicians face when determining when to set boundaries. It also provides a supportive environment to cultivate relationships among peers to utilize within the community when faced with boundary challenges.
Utilizing Erikson’s Eight Stages of Development to Treat PTSD and Substance Abuse
Presented by: Luke Lukens, LCSW
February 28, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 CEs
Developmental Insight Therapy, the model that will be presented in this seminar, utilizes Erikson’s model to formulate a strategic intervention to educate clients about normal/abnormal developmental life stages.
Understanding Your LGBTQI Client: Establishing a Safe Clinical Environment for Connection, Support, & Growth
Presented by: Christy Plaice, LPC, MAC, CCT, DCC
March 20, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM (EST) | $100.00 | 5 CEs
In a collaborative effort to inform and create understanding for mental health providers surrounding LGBTQI clients, this training brings clinicians, direct care staff, and providers together to learn the spectrum of best practices for our clients.
Ethical Considerations of Telemental Health: An Introductory Overview for Mental Health Clinicians
Presented by: Charles Safford, LCSW
April 24, 2020 | 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (EST) | $100.00 | 6 Ethic CEs
This six-hour course on the ethics of telemental health will address the most important considerations for practicing in a legal and ethical manner in the era of e-communication, telemental health, and social media.
An Underserved Population: Identifying, Understanding and Treating High Functioning Youth and Adult Autism
Presented by: Tatiana Matthews, LPC
May 8, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 CEs
Attendees of this workshop will be presented with a comprehensive review of how high functioning ASD presents in children, adolescents and adults.
Legal and Ethical Issues Impacting Therapy Practice
Presented by: Howard Gold, Esq.
June 5, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 Ethic CEs
This workshop will review the range of legal issues confronting all therapists in their practice involving confidentiality, privilege, duty to warn/control, legal suicide ideation responsibilities, institutionalization of clients to psychiatric facilities, standard of care of practice, subpoenas, depositions, testifying in court as well as a therapist involvement in divorce and custody issues and issues in divorce/custody.
Presented by: Merrill Norton, PhD
August 7, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM (EST) | $100.00 | 5 CEs
The primary purpose of this workshop is to bring to the participants the latest pharmaceutical applications to the diagnostics of the DSM 5. The workshop will also highlight the body of knowledge of psychotropic medications including the latest anti-depressants, anti-psychotics, anti-anxiety, mood stabilizers, psycho-stimulants, and herbal psychotropic.
Understanding Suicidality and Cultural Influences: A Co-Occurring Treatment Approach
Presented by: Lucy Cannon, LCSW
September 11, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM (EST) | $100.00 | 5 CEs
This workshop will focus on key cultural variables that impact suicide to include; age, gender, race, ethnicity, religion, and social isolation perspectives.
1013/ Involuntary Hold: Navigating the Mental Health System – Before, During and After a Crisis
Presented by: Mamie Jones, MA, LPC, MFT
October 2, 2020 | 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM (EST) | $100.00 | 6 CEs
This seminar will include tips on assessing mental health emergencies. The participant will learn how to conduct a suicide and homicide risk assessment, conduct a mental status exam and a substance abuse evaluation.
School Anxiety: An Interactive Presentation
Presented by: Cheryl A. Francis, LPC, CPCS
October 16, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 CEs
There are many kinds of anxiety, and although school anxiety is not a disorder, it makes school difficult for a child experiencing the angst of anxiety to perform. This seminar will focus on understanding anxiety, what it looks like, and what it is not.
Understanding Chronic Pain and Multidisciplinary Approaches to Pain Management & Complex Pain Recovery
Presented by: Anastasia D. Bean, LPC, NCC
November 6, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 12:45 PM (EST) | $50.00 | 3 CEs
This workshop will help professionals learn how to address the chronic pain their clients bring into session.
Releasing & Transforming Shame: Cultivating Healthy Attachment in Clients with Mood, Trauma, and Relational Difficulties
Presented by: Debra Premashakti Alvis, PhD
December 4, 2020 | 9:30 AM – 4:00 PM (EST) | $100.00 | 5 CEs
Attend this seminar and help your clients end avoidance, face their shame, and rewrite their story of dysfunctional self-worth and condemnation into one of compassionate acceptance.