Self-Harm CE Webinar for therapists, counselors, psychologists, social workers, marriage and family therapists

Self-Harm: Insights and Interventions - 4 CEUs

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When & Where:

  • Date: Friday, May 31, 2024
  • Time: 12:00pm – 4:30pm Eastern Time
  • CE Hours Included: 4 Core (please see below for details)
  • Location: Live Interactive Webinar (“Synchronous”) on Zoom
  • Investment: $109 before Friday, May 17th at 5:00pm Eastern Time, $122 after
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  • Presented by: Ashlenn Von Wiegand, Ph.D. and Hamilton Von Wiegand, LPC (see bios below)
  • Workshop Recording: A recording of this workshop will be available to review for 60 days, and should be available within two weeks of the live presentation. However, participants must attend live to receive the "Synchronous" CE Certificate.
  • Instruction Level: Intermediate
  • Target Audience: Psychologists, Counselors, Social Workers, Marriage & Family Therapists, Psychotherapists, Other Mental Health Professionals

Learning Objectives:

In this workshop, you will learn how to:

  • Describe the difference between various types of self-harming behaviors and their functions for clients
  • Identify and assess lethality
  • Discuss how to tell the difference between self-harm thoughts that may lead to behaviors versus intrusive thoughts of self-harm in clients with harm-themed OCD
  • Explain factors to consider for treatment planning and case conceptualization for clients with self-harming behaviors
  • Describe self-harm coping skills and how to empower clients to use them

Workshop Description:

Let’s face it: self-harm can be one of the most difficult behaviors a therapist encounters in their work with clients. Is it a potential suicide attempt? Could it get worse and be accidentally lethal? Is it attention-seeking behavior? Is it Harm OCD? The lines are frequently unclear, and none of us want to miss signs of its seriousness or inadvertently reinforce problem behaviors.

With a focus on practical strategies, we'll provide you with tools and resources to refine your skills to effectively support individuals across all age groups who self-harm. Whether you've previously worked with clients who self-harm or want to enhance your understanding of this critical issue, this workshop is an invaluable opportunity to refine your skills.

Presented by:

Ashlenn Von Wiegand, Ph.D., LPC, CPCS, CCH, NCC

Dr. Ashlenn Von Wiegand is the Clinical Director and founder of Liberating Counseling Services, a practice specializing in anxiety disorders, self-harming behaviors, addictions, and behavior change. In her practice, Dr. Von Wiegand and her clinicians provide individual and group therapy for OCD spectrum disorders, personality disorders, eating disorders, and addiction for children, adolescents, and adults. Dr. Von Wiegand is intensively trained in Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Schema Therapy (ST), and she is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. Dr. Von Wiegand is also the founder of a supervision, consultation, and training venture known as Clinician Collaborative. Through Clinician Collaborative, she provides resources and tools for clinicians seeking to expand their understanding of the modalities she specializes in. She loves presenting and equipping clinicians with tools and resources to help them thrive in their practice.

Hamilton Von Wiegand, LPC, CSAT, CMAT, CCH

Hamilton Von Wiegand is a professional counselor with a broad range of experience. He has worked in every level of clinical setting (in-home and community-based services, outpatient, PHP, psychiatric inpatient, and long-term residential treatment) with ages from 4 years old to 90 years old. Hamilton currently works in private practice alongside his wife, Dr. Ashlenn Von Wiegand. Hamilton has extensive training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Schema Therapy (ST), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), and Exposure and Response Prevention Therapy (ERP) and is a Certified Clinical Hypnotherapist. In his practice, he specializes in treating addictions and dual diagnosis clients, anxiety and OCD spectrum disorders, personality disorders, complex cases, and issues that don't fit into clear diagnostic categories. Hamilton is deeply passionate about understanding the science, research, and philosophy underlying quality therapeutic interventions.

Agenda (Eastern Time):

  • 11:30am - 12:00pm | Sign-In and Welcome
  • 12:00pm - 2:00pm | Session
  • 2:00pm - 2:30pm | Break
  • 2:30pm - 4:30pm | Session
  • 4:30pm | Continuing Education Certificates Available

4 Core CE Clock Hours Included - Details by License Type Below:

  • PSYCHOLOGISTS: The Knowledge Tree is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. The Knowledge Tree maintains responsibility for this program and its content. For more detailed information on the current CE ruling in Georgia, or if you are licensed in another state or country, please click here.
  • COUNSELORS: The Knowledge Tree has been approved by the National Board for Certified Counselors (NBCC) as an Approved Continuing Education Provider (ACEP), ACEP No. 7153. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Knowledge Tree is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.
    • Counselors licensed in Georgia: Although approval through the Licensed Professional Counselors Association of Georgia (LPCA-GA) is not required for CE credit since all our courses are NBCC-approved, this workshop is also approved for 4 Core CE hours through LPCA-GA, approval #2024-03-37-3050LW.
    • Counselors licensed in another state: Please click here for more detailed information.
    • Counselors Licensed in Canada: This workshop is approved for 4 credit hours through the Canadian Counseling and Psychotherapy Association (CCPA), event code: 64967767.
  • SOCIAL WORKERS: This workshop is approved 4 Core CE hours through the Georgia Society for Clinical Social Work (GSCSW), approval #032524. If you are licensed in another state or country, please click here for more detailed information.
  • MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS: This workshop is approved for 4 Core CE hours through the Georgia Association for Marriage & Family Therapy (GAMFT), approval #088-2024. If you are licensed in another state or country, please click here for more detailed information.

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