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Spring 2017



Professional Development Courses and Certificates



Marriage/Family Therapy, Counseling & Social Work

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy



Youth Work Development


Table of Contents General Courses.....................................................................4-6 AODA........................................................................................... 7 Mediation.................................................................................... 8 Solution-Focused Brief Therapy............................................. 8

ANGELA KELBER Program Manager 414-227-3314

Trauma Counseling...............................................................9-10 Youth Work Development....................................................... 10 Key Information........................................................................ 11

RENEW YOUR LICENSE WITH HELP FROM SCE . The licensure renewal deadline of 2/28/17 will be here before you know it, but there’s no need to stress. SCE offers a variety of courses this spring, with plenty of chances to earn your continuing education hours. Face-to-face and online courses are available, and all are taught by expert instructors.



University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

Why choose School of Continuing Education SCE is the largest provider of noncredit continuing education in Southeastern Wisconsin, with more than 15,000 participants, more than 1,000 programs and 600 practitioner instructors. Our state-of-the-art classrooms and conference services are located in downtown Milwaukee – the heart of the city’s business and commercial district. SCE is one of 14 schools and colleges at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee, which is recognized as one of the nation’s 115 top research universities. A professional certificate from the School of Continuing Education comes with the distinction and quality that the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee has to offer. UWM is Wisconsin’s premier public, urban university with a strong international reputation for excellence in education.

• Local industry experts with real-world knowledge and advice

• Opportunity to network with like-minded professionals

• Convenient downtown location

• Amenities, including course materials, meals and discounted parking

Human Services Certificates at SCE Certificates are an affordable and convenient way to increase your value in the workplace and gain relevant skills you can apply immediately on the job. SCE offers three certificates in the human services fields that map out a track for you:

• Family Mediation Certificate

• Certificate in Trauma Counseling

• Solution-Focused Brief Therapy



Online Courses

Employer Assistance

Spouses of Active Duty Military Members

Employers value proactive professional development planning and provide funding for those who can demonstrate the return on investment to the company.

My Career Advancement (MyCAA) provides funds for spouses of active duty military members to pursue professional development.

Take this course online from any internet connection

Face-to-Face Courses are taught in the classroom


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Un (der) Employed and Dislocated Workers SCE has programs approved for funding from Individual Training Accounts (ITA).

10 hrs of instruction = 1 CEU*

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*Other professional development credentials assigned by program

Put your AmeriCorps education award to use for your professional growth. Almost all SCE certificates and classes are eligible.

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Wisconsin Department of Vocational Rehabilitation DVR funding is available for several professional development programs. Ask your case worker for details based on your situation and the program you are interested in attending.

Federal Tax Credits – Lifetime Learning Tax Credit and Tax Deductions SCE professional development programs may qualify for tax credits and deductions.





Compassion Fatigue Compassion fatigue is a form of burnout that manifests itself as physical, emotional and spiritual exhaustion. It has been referred to as the “cost of caring” for healthcare practitioners and others who work in helping professions. Review the latest research on the biology of compassion, develop a better understanding of fatigue and learn to prevent it.



Learning Outcomes • Understand who is most vulnerable to compassion fatigue

Register Today to Meet the 2/28/17 Deadline.

• Learn how to construct systems to create more time 7740-8417, Jan. 20, 12:30-4:30pm CEUs: 0.4, CEHs: 4, $79 Barbara Bartlein, RN, LCSW OR 7740-9763 Aug. 1-31 Online


Combo Package Save $29 Register for

Courses throughout this catalog will help you stay ahead of the deadline.

Compassion Fatigue (#7740-8417)

and Social Work Ethics and Boundaries (#7740-8416).

Face-to-face and online courses are available for any hectic schedule. Reignite passion for your field and spark new ideas.

Registration Deadline: Jan. 13, 2017.

Social Work Ethics and Boundaries Fulfill the state requirement for ethics and boundaries training. Examine boundaries in relationships and discuss the importance of ethics. Explore models used for ethical decision-making. Avoid common ethical violations and reduce personal liability in the practice of social work by developing a solid understanding of the past. Learning Outcomes • Understand the Code of Ethics from the National Association of Social Workers • Apply ethical decision-making models to your future thinking 7740-8416, Jan. 20, 8am-Noon CEUs: 0.4, CEHs: 4, $79 Barbara Bartlein, RN, LCSW OR 7740-8415 Feb. 24, 8am-Noon

The Art of Psychotherapy Beyond the DSM 5 In the world of psychotherapy today there is a great deal of emphasis on diagnosis as outlined in the Diagnostic Statistical Manual (DSM) 5. Explore and experience psychotherapy though the lens of mindfulness. As a group we will work with the seven attitudinal elements that contribute to working effectively with a wide range of presenting mental health issues. Additionally, we will explore the process of therapy as it unfolds moment to moment, focusing on key concepts including; creating a safe container, holding the therapy space over time, and establishing achievable/sustainable goals. Learning Outcomes • Develop an understanding of the importance of “relationship” and how it relates to the art of psychotherapy • Internalize the seven attitudinal elements that form the moment to moment process of psychotherapy 7740-9482, Feb. 1, 9am-4pm CEUs: 0.6, CEHs: 6, $199 Joseph Walter, NSW, RYT OR 7740-9717, Oct. 26, 9am-4pm

These programs meet the WI state licensure chapter MPSW19 requirements for Marriage & Family Therapy, Counseling & Social Worker continuing education hours.


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

NEW The Theory and Practice of Yoga Therapy

Essential Skills for Human Services Supervisors ONLINE

Frequently, the first and often only intervention provided to those who suffer with mood disorders is medication. At present there is a growing body of evidence that clearly supports yoga therapy as a highly effective intervention in the treatment of mood disorders. Learn and practice therapeutic yoga interventions for the treatment of depression and anxiety.

Understand management roles and responsibilities, including the art of leadership, motivation, communication and delegation. Acquire the supervisor skills necessary to “hit the ground running” as a new or prospective supervisor, or take the opportunity to refresh your dexterity as a seasoned human services supervisor.

Learning Outcomes

• Optimize communication opportunities and deliver instructions clearly

• Understand the psychology that underpins a holistic model of yoga therapy and how it applies to the treatment • Learn and practice safe and sustainable yogic methods that are effective in the treatment of mood disorders 7740-9743, Feb. 2, 9am-4pm CEUs: 0.6, CEHs: 6, $150 Joseph Walter, NSW, RYT OR 7740-9742, Nov. 6, 9am-4pm

Learning Outcomes

This course is a “how-to” on changing the behavior of angry, aggressive young people through direct counseling. Become familiar with the individual, family, community, and school risk factors that support the development of anger-fueled, reactive aggression. A three-stage, cognitive-behavioral treatment model will be thoroughly explained and demonstrated, with manuals and online video provided to participants. Small group treatment models will be discussed and opportunities for putting then into practice explored. Learning Outcomes

• Handle formal performance appraisals and provide productive feedback

• Learn to differentiate proactive and reactive aggression as manifested in children and youth

7740-9701, Mar. 6-Apr. 17 Online CEUs: 1.4, CEHs: 14, $395 Rodney (Buck) Hillestad OR 7740-9702, Oct. 9-Nov. 20 Online

• Identify an array of available evidence-supported group programs for the treatment of anger and aggression in children and youth

Mind-Body Tools for Mental Health Clinicians

The Healing Mystery of Grief Loss and Renewal

Short-Fused Kids

The experience of grief can come to us in many different ways, including: the death of a loved one, loss of family, friends or community, a medical or psycho-spiritual crisis, divorce or relationship breakup, the loss of a career, job or home, the challenges of aging or disability, the loss of our health/vitality/physical/sexual functioning. Deepen your understanding of the grief-loss-renewal process, and develop enhanced skills to employ in your professional and personal life.

Explore stress resilience, somatic awareness, creative expression and guided imagery as therapeutic tools through active and experiential learning. Gain fresh perspectives and new ways to think about the mind-body connection, along with practical and innovative techniques to use with your clients. To bridge the familiar mind-body split, learn to use simple art media, journaling, music, self-reflection and small group activities. Step out of the comfort zone of conventional talk therapy and blend traditional counseling methods with mind-body tools that strengthen the parasympathetic nervous system and intuitive ways of knowing.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

• Recognize the many contexts of grief and loss, including disenfranchised grief

• Increase awareness of how the mind-body process can buffer the stress response

• Understand the affects of grief and loss: cognitively, socially, emotionally, spiritually and physically

• Understand the history behind current research and the interconnection between neuroscience and mind-body wellness practices

7740-9270, Feb. 16-17, 8:30am-4:30pm CEUs: 1.4, CEHs: 14, $395 Kate Greenway, MS, LPC OR 7740-9710, Sept. 28-29, 8:30am-4:30pm

7740-9402, Mar. 30-31, 8:30am-4:30pm CEUs: 1.4, CEHs: 14, $395 Kate Greenway, MS, LPC OR 7740-9708, Oct. 26-27, 8:30am-4:30pm

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7740-9496, Mar. 30, 9am-5pm CEUs: 0.7, CEHs: 7, $229 James Larson, Ph.D. OR 7740-9626, Oct. 9, 9am-5pm

Ethics and Boundaries for Psychologists Fulfill four hours of the state requirements for continuing education with this instructor-led, interactive online or face-to-face course. Participate in case discussions and explore examples that were referred to the state in order to prepare yourself for a variety of potential situations in psychology practice. NOTE: Psychologists are required to complete 40 hours of continuing education by Sept. 30, 2017. Learning Outcomes • Learn how to apply ethical decision-making models to potential problems in practice • Know the difference between personal and professional relationships 7740-9803, Apr. 24, 8am-Noon CEUs: 0.4, CEHs: 4, $159 Barbara Bartlein RN, LCSW OR 7740-9758, May 1-31 Online OR 7740-9759, Aug. 1-31 Online



Problem Behavior in the Home How to Help Struggling Parents Understand the guiding principles of Parent Management Training (PMT), a research-supported parenting intervention based on social learning techniques. Help parents acquire simple, culturally sensitive, easy-to-learn skills to better manage noncompliant, aggressive, or other forms of problem behavior in children and adolescents. This course will address the how-to’s of explaining simple point systems, the correct use of time-out, the use and misuse of grounding and other punishments, and the building of responsibility in adolescents. Learning Outcomes • Describe the application of critical behavioral principles to parenting practices • Learn how to teach parents to understand and use positive reinforcement effectively 7740-9493, May 1, 9am-5pm CEUs: 0.7, CEHs: 7, $229 James Larson, Ph.D. OR 7740-9622, Nov. 6, 9am-5pm

Multicultural Knowledge of Mental Health Practices: Working with African-Americans ONLINE

As the number of African-Americans involved in the criminal justice and human service systems continues to increase, it has become a critical need to exam the historical trauma of AfricanAmericans in determining the basis and outcomes of mental health issues in their community. This course will address areas related to perceived racism, demographic characteristics, historical factors, and sociopolitical issues for AfricanAmericans and how they influence and impact mental health. Learning Outcomes • Knowledge of demographic characteristics and influences for African-American individuals, families, and communities

Couples Counselor Training ONLINE Learn about the top three myths that sabotage relationships, building blocks that all couples must master and strategies for constructive arguments between couples in this course, which is based on the best-selling book Why Did I Marry You Anyway? Download a free couple’s workbook and take advantage of quizzes and assignments to use in your couples counseling. Learning Outcomes • Understand the top three issues that couples argue about • Learn the two building blocks of a long-term relationship and why love is not enough 7740-9764, July 1-31 Online CEUs: 0.4, CEHs: 4, $79 Barbara Bartlein, RN, LCSW

• Increase awareness of culture and cultural values of African-American individuals, families, and communities 7740-9474, June 1-30 Online CEUs: 0.7, CEHs: 7, $79 Will Smith, M.S.Ed. OR 7740-9704, Nov. 1-30 Online

“Taking these courses proves that I took the initiative to learn more and really get a full understanding behind what we are representing. There were a lot of things I thought I knew, but this has helped me trust my background and I now have the knowledge to support it. I recommend this program to everyone!” -- Iris Henderson, Youth Care Worker at Butterflies Homes for Teen Girls


University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

AODA CLINICAL SUPERVISION With emphasis on practical application of the outcome literature and best practices in clinical supervision, explore requirements, assessment and evaluation, methods and techniques, ethics and boundaries, through five days of training. This 30-hour program meets the State of Wisconsin education training requirements for licensure as a clinical supervisor of substance abuse counselors. The program is comprised of five days of training. Participants are free to enroll in the entire program or individual sessions.

1. Assessing and Evaluating My Supervisee Understand the roles, goals, and principles of clinical supervision, including the four foci of clinical supervision. Learn how to get to know your supervisee by assessing and evaluating techniques, intervention skills and observation methods by collecting pertinent data. The course addresses relationship concerns, parallel process, counselor/supervisor relationships, client/ counselor/supervisor relationships, resistance, boundaries and expectations of supervision. Learning Outcomes • Learn and understand the principles and role of clinical supervision • Learn and understand how to assess and evaluate supervisee

2. D  evelopmental Stages: Supervisee/Supervisor The objective of this course is to learn Stoltenberg and Delworth’s Integrated Development Model and The Treatment Model approach. The course will help identify three stages of counselors and their characteristics at each stage. Learn how to trace counselor progress in terms of three structures within eight competency domains comparable to 12 core functions. In addition, learn how to foster your supervisee’s growth from student to colleague to expert. Learning Outcomes • Understand the roles and models for supervising • Learn how to develop your supervisee 7740-9279, Mar. 7, 9am-4pm CEUs: 0.6, CEHs: 6, $229 Kenneth Ginlack OR 7740-9629, Oct. 3, 9am-4pm

3. C  linical Supervision and Organizational Methods This course helps supervisors learn how to manage in their agency and assess organizational readiness. The course outlines the pros and cons of wearing both hats as an administrator and clinical supervisor, and how it can affect good supervision. The course will help you identify and use best practices in your agency. Understand how good supervision supports evidence-based practice and helps with retention and morale. Learning Outcomes • Understand contextual factors in supervision • Learn the stages of developing objectives of supervision 7740-9288, Mar. 28, 9am-4pm CEUs: 0.6, CEHs: 6, $229 Kenneth Ginlack OR 7740-9631, Oct. 24, 9am-4pm

4. Professional Responsibility/ Ethics and Boundaries in Clinical Supervision Learn how to operate within the boundaries of legal and ethical codes and regulations for the protection of all parties, including the agency, administration, staff, and clients. Legal and ethical issues of supervision include direct and vicarious liability, confidentiality, informed consent and due process, supervisor and supervisee scope of competence and practice, and dual relationships. Learning Outcomes • Learn the importance of ethics and boundaries in supervision • Understand requirements and legal issues for supervisors 7740-9275, Apr. 11, 9am-4pm CEUs: 0.6, CEHs: 6, $229 Kenneth Ginlack OR 7740-9632, Nov. 14, 9am-4pm

5. Techniques and Methods of Clinical Supervision Learn methods and techniques for clinical supervision, regardless of the modality used. Methods include case consultation, written activities such as verbatim and process recordings, audio and videotaping, and live observation. Techniques include modeling, skill demonstrations, and role playing. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of each method. Learning Outcomes • Learn how to structure and document supervision • Understand the guidelines for co-facilitation 7740-9273, May 2, 9am-4pm CEUs: 0.6, CEHs: 6, $229 Kenneth Ginlack OR 7740-9633, Dec. 5, 9am-4pm

7740-9280, Feb. 7, 9am-4pm CEUs: 0.6, CEHs: 6, $229 Kenneth Ginlack OR 7740-9630, Sept. 12, 9am-4pm

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NEW Elder and Adult Family Mediation

MEDIATION FAMILY MEDIATION CERTIFICATE This 40-hour mediation certificate course provides the necessary background for conflict resolution services in all aspects of family concerns from divorce, custody disputes, separation of nevermarried or same-gender couples to intact marriages, family businesses and estates. It meets the criteria for Wisconsin Act 355 mediating parenting plans, Wisconsin Association of Mediators Model Standards for Training and received the approval of the Association for Conflict Resolution. The pre-approval eliminates delay and eases the application process for designation of Advanced Practitioner. This course is distinguished by its focus on strengthening family functioning in the context of adversity. The foundation can be applied to any process for managing disputes. Earn the certificate by completing the full 40-hour, five-day course. 7740-9410, Mar. 8-10 & Apr. 4-5 CEUs: 4, CEHs: 40, CLEs: 35, $1,395 Sue Bronson, M.S. OR 7740-9711, Sept. 13-15 & Oct. 5-6

Most mediators know the basics of domestic violence. Learn how to hone your skill for subtle cues of a controlling relationship. Identify ways to see violent behavior and know what to do with the information you gather. The focus of this workshop is on behaviors and practical solutions for these precarious cases.

• Determining the nature and context of the abuse 7770-9846, Mar. 2, 8:30am-4:30pm CEUs: 0.7, CEHs: 7, $295 Sue Bronson M.S. 8

• Understand the issues, problems, and family dynamics involved in adult guardianship cases and alternatives to guardianship • Understand the accommodations that may be needed for persons with cognitive or other disabilities 7740-9851, May 10-12, 9am-4pm CEUs: 1.8, CEHs: 18, $595 Sue Bronson M.S. NEW Asking Questions that Matter – The Science and the Art of Effective Mediation

Asking good questions is basic to practicing mediation. Finding the questions that matter is the art form of advanced mediation. Learn five essential questions for good mediation, the science of forming a good question, and how to tap into our inner wisdom for thoughtful questions that make a difference in the moment. • Identify five essential questions to help people clarify perspective and make decisions

Mediating with an Awareness of Domestic Violence – Advanced Mediation Skills

• Identifying whether abuse is an issue using assessment tools

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes


Learning Outcomes

Elder and Adult Family Mediation training builds upon prior knowledge, skills, and experience as a (family) mediator and life experience with aging family members. The training will cover issues related to the aging population and the process considerations for more complex multiparty cases. It addresses life cycle events such as transitions in housing, medical care, financial concerns, decision-making, and communication. Inclusion of the older person’s voice in the mediation is critical.

• List at least three sources to draw on for a “magical moment” in mediation that expands the choices for interventions

SOLUTION-FOCUSED BRIEF THERAPY All SFBT programs may be applied toward the 50-hour training requirement for the International Solution-Focused Practitioner Certificate program in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy. For details regarding the IASTI, please visit

Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Overview ONLINE Solution-Focused Brief Therapy (SFBT) examines the philosophical foundation of social constructivism, successful termination criteria in goal negotiations and an approach to interviewing for solutions. This non-credit course is designed for therapists and professionals working in human services, including participants from the U.S., Australia, Europe, Asia and South Africa. A true community of professionals has been established to learn, discuss and practice the current theories and strategies of SFBT. Learning Outcomes • Describe the theoretical differences between problem-solving and solution-building treatment models • Identify the solution-building conversations when listening in, or observe a session 7770-9639, Aug. 7-Nov. 30 Online CEUs: 5, CEHs: 50, $1,295 Teri Pichot LCSW, MAC, LAC

7770-9847, May 25, 8:30am-4:30pm CEUs: 0.7, CEHs: 7, $295 Sue Bronson M.S.


WHY LEARN A NEW LANGUAGE? The answer is simple: possibilities. There are many benefits to learning a new language, from being able to better relate to your clients to improving travel experiences and exercising your brain. SCE’s convenient face-to-face and online courses make it easy to get started. Visit

American Sign Language • Arabic • Chinese • French • German • Italian Japanese • Korean • Polish • Portuguese • Russian • Spanish University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee School of Continuing Education

TRAUMA COUNSELING CERTIFICATE IN TRAUMA COUNSELING The Certificate in Trauma Counseling is an online non-credit training program offered by the School of Continuing Education for those who work with trauma survivors of abuse, violence, war, accident, crime and disaster. Consisting of two courses, Trauma Counseling I and Trauma Counseling II, the entire program provides 80 hours of classroom instruction – 40 hours per course. All instructors have been involved in diverse areas of trauma counseling with a variety of traumatized populations in acute to chronic situations.

BENEFITS: • Earn a SCE Certificate in Trauma Counseling by completing Trauma Counseling I and II. • Upon successful completion, you are eligible to apply for certification as a Certified Trauma Services Specialist (CTSS) or Certified Trauma Responder (CTR) with the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists (ATSS). • Trauma Counseling I and II may also be used toward membership and/or special designation within traumafocused professional organizations, such as the Association of Traumatic Stress Specialists (ATSS).

Trauma Counseling I: Understanding Trauma and Providing Trauma-Informed Care ONLINE Gain an understanding of what defines an experience as traumatic and the effects of trauma on the brain, the body and emotions. Explore the distinctions between various mental health issues related to trauma, including post-trauma growth and resilience. Participants will also receive selfcare tools to help them recognize when working with trauma survivors is taking its toll. Learning Outcomes • Gain an overview of the professional literature addressing traumatic events among various populations, describing risk factors, vulnerability and effects • Define what makes an experience traumatic and the causes, responses and long-term effects of trauma on physical and emotional health 7740-9290, Feb. 27-May 8 Online CEUs: 4, CEHs: 40, $1,375 Rae Anne Frey and Patricia Clason OR 7740-9707, Aug. 14-Oct. 23 Online

Trauma Counseling II: Assessment, Interventions and Applications in Trauma Treatment ONLINE From psychological first aid to multi-disciplinary care, explore many approaches to trauma treatment for adults and children. This program will benefit professionals in the mental health field and any other service provider who wants to better understand the best practices in trauma treatment.

EMDR Basic Training – Part 1 EMDR therapy is a comprehensive psychotherapy that accelerates the treatment of a wide range of pathologies and self-esteem issues related to disturbing events and present life conditions. The EMDR Therapy Basic Training (Part 1 and 2) is designed for licensed mental health practitioners who treat adults and children in a clinical setting. Learning Outcomes: • Identify three components of the EMDR Approach designed to provide effective treatment with clients • Name the eight phases of EMDR therapy for comprehensive treatment and how to implement the phases with clients 7740-9849, May 18-20, 8:30am-4:30pm CEUs: 2.1, CEHs: 21, $925 Wendy Freitag Ph.D.

EMDR Basic Training – Part 2 The Part 2 Training will expand the knowledge and application of EMDR therapy (taught in the Part 1 Training). The EMDR Therapy Basic Training (Part 1 and 2) is designed for licensed mental health practitioners who treat adults and children in a clinical setting. EMDR therapy is a specialized approach that requires supervised training for full therapeutic effectiveness and client safety. Learning Outcomes • Describe 3 strategies to identify and effectively resolve problem areas in the utilization of EMDR therapy • Describe protocols for closing down incomplete sessions 7740-9495, Feb. 23-25, 8:30am-4:30pm CEUs: 2.1, CEHs: 21, $925 Wendy Freitag, Ph.D. and Roger Solomon, Ph.D.

Learning Outcomes • Get an introduction to trauma Interventions from immediate to long-term approaches • Gain a basic understanding of DSM 5 diagnoses related to trauma 7740-9291, May 22-Aug. 7, Online CEUs: 4, CEHs: 40, $1,375 Rae Anne Frey and Patricia Clason OR 7740-9703, Nov. 13, 2017-Jan. 29, 2018 Online

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Prolonged Exposure for PTSD–A Step-by-Step Guide

Working with Trauma Choosing Your Approach

This workshop will focus on the prolonged exposure (PE) treatment model as applied to individuals post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). We will review the essential diagnostic criteria, summarize the evidence base supporting the efficacy of PE, discuss contraindications for PE, and give an overview of how PE treatment is conducted in both outpatient and intensive settings. Participants will learn how to conduct PE through didactics, videos, and hands-on exercises to prepare for them for the skills they will implement to help their clients.

An estimated 70 percent of adults in the United States have experienced a traumatic event at least once in their lives, and up to 20 percent of these people go on to develop post-traumatic stress disorder, or PTSD. Gain skills to help your clients live with the effects of their trauma experience. Learn what it means to work with trauma and how to help your client understand trauma and its effects.

Learning Outcomes • Indicate the efficacy of PE treatment • Understand and Apply PE techniques in an outpatient or intensive outpatient approach 7740-9475, Mar. 16-17, 8:30am-4:30pm CEUs: 1.4, CEHs: 14, $475 Chad Wetterneck, Ph.D. OR 7740-9806, Dec. 7-8, 8:30am-4:30pm

• Discover the connections between the brain, body and emotions • Learn how to describe trauma, PTSD, hi-jacked brain and more in ways the client can understand 7740-9464, Apr. 25, 8:30am-4:30pm CEUs: 0.7, CEHs: 7, $295 Patricia Clason OR 7740-9714, Oct. 24, 8:30-4:30pm

Trauma First Aid: When and How to Safely Help NEW

Trauma-Informed Care What is it? Why Now? How to be a TIC Provider Gain an understanding of why trauma-informed care matters and how it makes a difference in the quality of care and relationships with clients. Leave with a template for providing traumainformed care and for taking care of yourself as a provider of trauma treatment services. What started with the recognition of PTSD in Vietnam veterans has evolved into an approach used in medical care, therapy and even in business and customer service. Learning Outcomes • Learn how the trauma-informed care (TIC) movement came to be • Understand what it means to be a TIC provider and a TIC organization 7740-9463, Mar. 21, 8:30am-4:30pm CEUs: 0.7, CEHs: 7, $295 Patricia Clason OR 7740-9709, Sept. 26, 8:30am-4:30pm

Learning Outcomes

An emotional first aid kit contains practices and creative interventions that can help someone who has experienced a trauma and needs support. It also comes with a set of guidelines to prevent further traumatization. Together we will unpack this kit, explore the tools of trauma first aid and practice using them to prepare you to help others in time of need. Learning Outcomes • Understand the seven golden rules of emotional first aid • Know the difference between compassion and sympathy 7740-9466, May 31, 8:30am-4:30pm CEUs: 0.7, CEHs: 7, $295 Patricia Clason

YOUTH WORK DEVELOPMENT The Youth Work Learning Center is an education, research and staff development resource for professionals who work with youth in afterschool and out-of-school settings. We provide relevant, high-quality services empowering professionals to implement the most effective programs possible.

School-Age / After-School Programs: Courses, Workshops, & Institutes Caring for and enriching the lives of school-age children beyond the school day requires a unique set of skills that combines and crosses many professional disciplines and is grounded in an understanding of the growth and development of children. Working with school-age children in the informal out-of-school time is a commitment to making a difference for children. The general age range of children in out-of-school programs is 5 to 12 years. For information, visit or call Shari Vinluan at 414-227-3223 or

Youth Engagement Practice in Group Care ONLINE Youth Engagement Practice in Group Care is an online non-credit training program offered by the School of Continuing Education for residential, group home, foster, kinship, and shelter care youth work professionals. The Youth Engagement Practice in Group Care training is a 25-hour entry level program in line with the State of Wisconsin Regulatory Standards with a focus on engaging youth. 7780-9716, Apr. 1-May 31 Online CEUs: 2.5, CEHs: 25, $100 Angela Kelber, M.S. OR 7780-9706, Oct. 1-Nov. 30 Online

– Youth Engagement Certificate Recipients 10

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Family Mediation 7740-9711 Mar. 8-10 $1,395


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With more than 1,000 professional development and personal enrichment programs to choose from, learning opportunities abound at UWM School of Continuing Education.

A full refund is issued to program participants if the School of Continuing Education cancels a program for any reason. Participant withdrawals made at least two weeks (14 days) prior to the start of a program can receive a 100% refund. When a participant withdraws less than two weeks prior to the program start, participants may have their fees transferred one time to any currently available program, otherwise participants will receive a refund minus a 20% administrative fee. For programs with a fee of $35 or less, no refund will be given. Once a program has begun, refunds are no longer issued.

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