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Monthly Archives: October 2016

WFC Presented at New Canaan Networking for Youth Luncheon on Tuesday 10/25

Carolyn Yates, LMFT of Westport Family Counseling presented at New Canaan High School this past Tuesday 10/25 as part of the triannual Networking for Youth meeting.

Carolyn Yates, LMFT presented on the topic of EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing). There were 30 attendees present including several school counseling staff members from various schools in New Canaan.

Networking for Youth is an opportunity for youth & family service providers within our community to collaborate for the purpose of systemic growth. The triannual meetings provide a platform for sharing ideas, programs and initiatives, as well as obstacles and solutions.

We strengthen the foundation of our community with the support that we provide together. Networking for Youth is an opportunity to engage with other professionals from various agencies and share visions regarding community growth and positive youth development, as well as learn something new.

WFC Co-Hosted Professional Development Conference last Friday 10/14 in Darien

Westport Family Counseling teamed up with Acadia Healthcare to co-host a Professional Development Conference at the Darien Community Association last Friday 10/14.  Dr. Antoinette Giedzinska-Simons and Yudit Maros, LMFT C.Ht presented on “Progressive Treatment Approaches for the 21st Century.”  The event was a great success and 40 mental health professionals attended and received Continuing Education Credits.

WFC Hosted Cultural Competency Training on Tuesday 10/4/16

Ivette Betancourt, LMFT and Sukriti Kushwaha, LMFT, Ph.D., of TLCCT (Training and Learning for Clinicians) facilitated a Cultural Competency on-site training at Westport Family Counseling on Tuesday October 4th, 2016.  The training was well attended by 13 clinicians who received CEUs and met the new state licensing requirements for Cultural Competency CEUs.  It was a vibrant group of clinicians and sparked thoughtful dialogue about cultural awareness in a clinical setting.

 

For anyone interested in the training, you can contact TLCCT at:

(860) 716-1790;  tlcct.info@gmail.com

433 Silas Deane Highway, Wethersfield, CT, 06109  http://www.tlcct.org/

    

 

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