EventsNetworking & Educational Events Hosted by Summit BHC
Please register if you are interested in attending.
Mindfulness: Restorative Practices for Pandemic Fatigue for Clinicians and Clients
Wednesday, May 19, 2021
7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST
Alyce E. Wellons, LCSW
This experiential CE event will define mindfulness and why these practices, including mindful movement, breath, and self-inquiry are powerful tools to offer grounding and restoration to clinicians and clients as well.
Lethal Means Safety
Thursday, May 20th, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM EST
Megan Flaherty, LCSW
Lethal means are objects (e.g., medications, firearms, sharp objects) that can be used to engage in Suicidal Self-Directed Violence (S-SDV)*, including suicide attempts. Facilitating lethal means safety is an essential component of effective suicide prevention.
Psychodrama101: Warm-Up / Action / Sharing
Friday, May 21, 2021
9:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST
Cindy Branch, LCSW, CP, PAT
This is an engaging workshop for clinicians to gain knowledge about Psychodrama, a group method of psychotherapy utilizing action methods. Together, we will explore the triadic system of Psychodrama which is warm-up, action, and sharing.
Neuroarchitecture of Family Systems: All Human Beings are Chemically Dependent
Friday, May 21, 2021
9:30 AM – 12:45 PM EST
Ward Blanchard, MFT, MBA, CCS, LCAS
The Neuroarchitecture of Family Systems: All Human Beings are Chemically Dependent introduces new research on the neurology, human behavior, trauma, and stress involved with substance use disorders (SUDS) and what ACTUALLY happens to the family system when they encounter a loved one struggling with the progressive illness of SUDS.
On The Frontlines: PTSD in Female Veterans
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM MST
Jeff Comer, Doctor of Psychology
This presentation will focus on biopsychosocial factors influencing the development of PTSD in female veterans. The origin and neuropsychophysiological pathways of the PTSD that women encounter often vary considerably from men.
Justice for Veterans
Wednesday, May 26th, 2021
11:00 AM – 1:00 PM EST
English Mountain Recovery Center
1096 Alpine Drive
Sevierville, TN 37876
Kevin Rumley, LCSW, LCAS, CCSI
Learn about the evidence-based modality of the Veterans Treatment Court, the challenges, successes, and insights from this unique program. Pulling from the elements of Contingency Management, and Deterrence Theory, this non-punitive court seeks to promote healing through treatment and connection.
Developmental Stages of Belonging & Purpose for Emerging Adults & Relative Impact To Success of Long Term Recovery
Thursday, June 3, 2021
10:00 AM – 11:30 AM CST
Dr. Kitty Harris
This presentation will focus on the last 2 developmental stages experienced in emerging adulthood and how they impact the success of long-term recovery for this population.
The Basic Substance Abuse Counselor Certification Training Program
June 5-7, 2021
The Short-Term Client Systems • 43 Hours
March – June:
In-Person Training at the
Willingway Outpatient Building • Statesboro, GA
Summit BHC and Willingway
All registrations are submitted directly to Dr. Karen Kelly of Circle of Recovery. To register, print and complete the registration form and fax or e-mail it to firstname.lastname@example.org. If using Visa/MC complete the bottom of the form and fax it back to 404-243-6455. Digital payments can also be sent via paypal.me/circleofrecovery. For additional information, please call Circle of Recovery at 404-243-5576.
An Introduction to Personality Disorders: Basic Facts, Approaches to Treatment, and the Impact of Age
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM MST
Lisa Stone, MA
Personality disorders are common and pervasive mental health conditions across many clinical settings. Learn more about the basic facts related to personality disorders, evidence-based approaches to treatment, and how they present across the lifespan.
Polyvagal Informed Somatic Wellness Techniques
Wednesday, June 9, 2021
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM EST
Innovative brain and body techniques are emerging for faster and lasting integrated trauma healing. Polyvagal Theory, the science of safety and connection, helps therapists understand why clients are so committed to their adaptive survival responses, and provides a practical picture of the ANS (autonomic nervous system) as it relates to trauma healing.
Question. Persuade. Refer.
Thursday, June 24, 2021
11:30 AM – 1:30 PM MST
Colorado is consistently ranked as one of the top ten states for suicide rates. Learn what you can do to help when someone is in suicide crisis, and gain the confidence to take action and save a life.
DBT for Substance Use Disorder
Friday, June 25, 2021
9:00 AM to 4:30 PM EST
Michelle Manne, LCSW
This workshop will focus on an overview of DBT as well as skills application. Terminology and basic concepts of DBT will be reviewed, as well as ways to effectively apply the skills in working with substance use disorders.
Using CBT as the Standard of Care
Wednesday, July 14, 2021
11:30AM – 12:30PM MST
Dr. Cristi Bundukamara, EdD, PMHNP
Dr. Bundukamara will address the current issues of non-standardization in mental health care. She will discuss behavioral cognitive therapy as a scientifically valid approach and how it can be used as a solution to non-standardization. She will also discuss a unique cognitive behavioral formula known as Choice Mapping that may be used as a tool for therapy.
The Basics of Involuntary Commitment
Wednesday, August 25, 2021
4:00PM – 5:00PM MST
Gina Tambone, LPC
Participants will be taught a basic understanding of the Colorado Revised Statutes for Behavioral Health and the Care and Treatment of Persons With Mental Illness (CRS 27-65) and criteria for Involuntary Commitment, how to complete the required documentation, and what to do after a client is placed on an involuntary hold.