Upcoming 2024 Events

June 14

SIPER CE Event: “The Body & Mental Health Connection” (Virtual)

1-Hour Virtual CE Event

Speaker: Heather Nolan, LCSW-S, LCDC

CE Presentation Overview:

A presentation on how exercise can benefit mental health.

CE Presentation Objectives:

  • Understand how exercise can benefit people struggling with various mental health symptoms.
  • Know how exercise can change brain functioning.
  • Consider how a therapy practice can add exercise into its treatment.

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June 28

TEA CE Event: “A Fresh Look at Anger” (Virtual)

1-Hour Virtual CE Event

 

Speakers:

Elizabeth Schutz, MA, LPC, EMDR Trained

 

CE Presentation Objectives:

  1. Understanding anger as a vital emotion
  2. Anger is communication about boundary violation and other forms of injustice
  3. Understand how anger as unresolved grief must be grieved as part of trauma recovery

Santé is a proud sponsor of the Trauma Education Association (TEA)

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Aug 2

Spectrum of Sexuality Summit (In-Person ONLY)

6-Hour CE Event

This sixth annual education and inspiration-filled day spans the spectrum of sexuality topics. Hear from expert therapists from multiple viewpoints – CSATs, sex therapists, sex educators, LPCs, LMSWs and more. Evidence-based theory and implementation ideas for your work and your clients.

Hold onto your hats…more information will be dropping soon!

Registration link coming soon.

Oct 18 & 19

ALUMNI RETREAT (Register for either days or both)

Friday: Alumni Dinner (family-friendly)

Saturday: Alumni Programs (adults only)

Every year, Santé hosts the Annual Alumni Recovery Retreat by kicking-off the celebration on Friday evening with an off-campus, Alumni Dinner. Then, on Saturday, the event continues on-campus. This retreat offers alumni from all over the country the chance to reconvene on campus for renewal, chip recognitions, reconnection, & recommitment to their recovery. Santé Alumni, staff members & local therapists offer several experiential therapies, lectures & discussions. It is always a fun time & there are opportunities for alumni to connect with current clients during 12-step meetings & meals. Many alumni have made the retreat a part of their commitment to recovery & service work.

The countdown begins…more information & registration link to be revealed, so check back.

Previous 2024 Events

Jan 19

SIPER CE Event: “Sex Addiction & Sexually Compulsive Behaviors: Managing Stigma & Misconceptions in Clinical Practice” (Virtual)

1-Hour Virtual CE Event

Presenter: Ashley Whitted, MS, LPC, CSAT

This presentation will explore & refute commonly held misconceptions surrounding sex addiction & sexually compulsive behaviors. We will also discuss how we, as practitioners, can increase awareness of & manage associated stigmas in our clinical practice to increase accessibility of competent care.

CE Presentation Objectives:

  1. Examine common misconceptions around sex addiction.
  2. Discuss social & cultural components to stigmas around sexually compulsive behaviors.
  3. Explore professional implications for managing misconceptions & stigmas in treating sex addiction & sexually compulsive behaviors.

Registration Closed. Thank you to everyone that participated.

Jan 26

TEA CE Event: “Complex PTSD or DID: What Am I Working With & What Do I Do?” (Virtual)

1-Hour Virtual CE Event

Speaker: Jessica Endres, PhD, LPC, NCC

Presentation Objectives:

  1. Know symptoms that make up complex PTSD & dissociative identity disorder (DID) from ICD11 & DSM5-TR
  2. Differentiate between complex PTSD & DID
  3. Learn what similar and different treatment interventions to consider for complex PTSD & DID

Santé is a proud sponsor of the Trauma Education Association (TEA)

Registration Closed. Thank you to everyone that participated.

Feb 2

SIPER CE Event: “Navigating Empathy: A Deep Dive into Multidimensional Model of Empathy” (Virtual)

1-Hour Virtual CE Event

Speaker: Stevie Hall, PhD, LPC, CSAT

CE Presentation Objectives:

  1. Define cognitive & affective empathy, their subcomponents & their differences
  2. Qualitatively assess client empathy levels
  3.  Implement presentation information into treatment plans for individuals, couples & families

Registration Closed. Thank you to everyone that participated.

Feb 16

Second Annual Resiliency & Recovery Conference of Fort Worth (In-person)

𝗠𝗲𝗻𝘁𝗮𝗹 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵 & 𝗛𝗲𝗮𝗹𝘁𝗵𝗰𝗮𝗿𝗲 𝗣𝗿𝗼𝗳𝗲𝘀𝘀𝗶𝗼𝗻𝗮𝗹𝘀:
Centers in & around Fort Worth have come together once again to bring you this 7-hour CE event with education, inspiration, & networking spanning the topics of mental health & addiction.

Speakers: Kim Garrett, LCSW-S, LCDC, CCISM, MBA, EMDR; Nick Overbeck, LPC, LCDC, EMDR-Trained; Meredith SimsMS, LPC, NCC; Haley Hicks, LCSW; Katie McQueen, MD; Michelle Schwolert, MA, LPC, LCDC-I, EMDR; & Russell Toll, PhD

Registration Closed. Thank you to everyone that participated.

Feb 23

TEA CE Event: “Becoming A Guide For Those Who Mourn” (Virtual)

1-Hour Virtual CE Event

Speaker: Patrick O’Malley, PhD

Presentation Objectives:

  1. Explore the current culture for grieving clients
  2. Discuss the integration of grief and trauma counseling
  3. Develop strategies to support grieving clients

Santé is a proud sponsor of the Trauma Education Association (TEA)

Registration Closed. Thank you to everyone that participated.

April 19

SIPER CE Event: “Understanding Personality Disorders Through a Lens of Empathy” (Virtual)

2-Hour Virtual CE Event

Speaker: Jennifer Shotwell, LPC, LCDC, EMDR Consultant

CE Presentation Objectives:

  1. Enhance Understanding of Personality Disorders: The seminar aims to provide attendees with a comprehensive understanding of personality disorders, including an exploration of all three clusters, dispelling incorrect stereotypes, & fostering a deeper appreciation of the challenges faced by individuals with these disorders.
  2. Develop Empathetic Treatment Approaches: Through the lens of empathy, participants will learn practical strategies & techniques for effectively treating clients with personality disorders. The seminar will focus on cultivating empathy as a foundational element in therapeutic interventions to promote better treatment outcomes & foster a supportive therapeutic alliance.
  3. Combat Stigma & Promote Confidence: By addressing the stigma surrounding personality disorders within the mental health field, the seminar seeks to empower attendees to approach their work with confidence & compassion. Participants will gain the knowledge & skills needed to navigate challenges commonly associated with treating personality disorders, fostering a more empathetic & inclusive approach to client care.

Registration Closed. Thank you to everyone that participated.

April 26

TEA CE Event: “Microbiome, Mood Disorders & Neuro Nutrition” (Virtual)

1-Hour Virtual CE Event

 

Speakers:

Jennifer Schwartz-Doctorovich, MS, LPC Associate, FNTP, CFSP
Supervised by Tamara Allen Bush, LPC-S

&

Tamara Allen Bush. LPC-S, NCC, CSAT, EMDR Trained

 

Presentation Objectives:

  1. Basic outline of how the gut functions.
  2. The relationship between poor gut flora, low enzyme activity & mood disorders, specifically focused on depression.
  3. Recommended supplements to support the gut & stabilize mood naturally.

Santé is a proud sponsor of the Trauma Education Association (TEA)

Registration Closed. Thank you to everyone that participated.

May 24

TEA CE Event: “Start Here: Panel Discussion on Sexual Assault Survivor Support and Trauma-Informed Care” (Virtual)

1-Hour Virtual CE Event

 

Speakers:

Katharine Collier-Esser, MA, NCC, LPC-S, LCDC &

Alisha Mathenia, MPA

 

CE Presentation Description:

Understanding the basics of sexual assault are so important for therapists. As most clinicians know, it is not if you will ever work with someone who has experienced the trauma of sexual assault, but when you will work with a survivors of sexual assault. This panel discussion will address the basics of sexual assault, including reviewing stats and dispelling myths about survivors and will provide an understanding of resources available to survivors with both a long-term and recent history of sexual assault, all through a trauma-informed lens.

 

CE Presentation Objectives:

  • Define sexual assault and trauma
  • Review options for recent sexual assault survivors
  • Explore the impact of sexual violence as a form of trauma
  • Outline strategies for supporting survivor of sexual violence using a trauma-informed approach

Santé is a proud sponsor of the Trauma Education Association (TEA)

Registration Closed. Thank you to everyone that participated.