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Sydnor Horn County Fair - Blue Ribbon Recovery at Cumberland Heights2019 Sydnor Horn Alumni & Staff Picnic

Sydnor Horn County Fair – Blue Ribbon Recovery at Cumberland Heights

WHO: All alumni, families and staff welcome!
DATE: Saturday September 21st
TIME: 10:00AM – 3:00PM
FUN: Cripple Creek Cloggers with Uncle Shuffelo and His Haint Hollow Hootenanny
FOOD: Priority lunch seating begins at: 11:30AM (300 spots), 12:30PM (300 spots), 1:30PM (300 spots) and finally 2:00PM – Open Seating

Lunch is FREE, Raffle is FREE

FREE T-shirts for the first 300 staff & alumni
Registration: Please RSVP below by September 13, 2019!

NOTE: Photos from this years picnic coming soon!!

Affirmation, Belief, and Connection: The ABCs of working with LGBTQ Clients

Affirmation, Belief, and Connection: The ABCs of working with LGBTQ Clients

Event Details:

WHAT: Affirmation, Belief, and Connection: The ABCs of working with LGBTQ Clients
WHEN: Tuesday August 28,2018 from 9:00AM – 11:30AM
WHERE: Integrative LIfe Center
1104 16th Avenue South, Nashville TN 37212

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Workshop Description:

This 120 minute workshop will combine lecture, experiential, and collaborative work surrounding the need to address understanding and sensitivity to LGBTQ+ communities. It will shed the umbrella of LGBTQ+ in order to look at specific traumas of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer communities as individual subcultures. Starting with an overview and refreshment of terminology, the course will create a path of understanding and exploring deeper understanding of the LGBTQ+ communities. Participants will engage in didactic dialogue, and collaborative efforts in order to best address specific struggles for their LGBTQ+ clients.

Workshop Objectives:

1. Obtain and refresh information surrounding LGBTQ terminology
2. Explore and understand implications within each specific LGBTQ sub culture.
3. Understanding the LGBTQ specific intersections of trauma with health, spirituality, mental health and maladaptive coping skills.

Workshop Presenter Biography: Beck Gee-Cohen

Beck resides in Los Angeles, CA. Beck completed undergraduate work in the field of Sociology with a focus on Gender, Sexuality, and Addiction from Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. His undergraduate thesis was a study on addiction in LGBTQ+ rural communities. Beck’s master’s degree is in Addiction Studies from Hazelden. Beck received an Excellence in Writing Award from Hazelden graduate program; the paper focused on training addiction counselors to give better treatment to LGBTQ+ clients. Beck has facilitated trainings and given lectures around the world at conferences, prisons, schools, treatment centers focusing on LGBTQ+ communities and addiction. Beck is very passionate about the Transgender community and the effects of addiction and stigma within the Trans/LGBQ+ populations. He continues to train clinicians and facility staff on LGBTQ+ issues, help facilities establish LGBTQ+ inclusive policies, and provide program development for facilities that want to expand their services to LGBTQ+ populations. Beck currently the owner & lead consultant at BGC Consulting. A consulting agency helping to train and change the culture of mental health and addiction treatment in better serving LGBTQ+ populations. He is an associate consultant & mentor with The Romeyn Collective, working specifically with LGBTQ adolescents, young people, and their families.

Workshop: Warming Up The Family To Change

July 11, 2018 from 8 AM – 4 PM
Cumberland Heights Music Row Outpatient Recovery Center
1619 17th Ave S, Nashville, TN 37212

The workshop has met its capacity. Please join the waitlist below.

Is Your Family Stuck in Patterns of Addiction? We can help. Contact Cumberland Heights today!Workshop Description:

Addicted family systems are locked into unhealthy roles and behaviors. When working with families, it is crucial to utilize sociometry to lower anxiety and warm them up to change. In this didactic and experiential workshop “learning lab” workshop, we will demonstrate the benefits of treating the entire family system, how sociometry and sociodrama can motivate them towards recovery, and provide concrete and applicable tools for clinicians to bring directly back to their practice.


Presenter Bio:
Jean Campbell, LCSW, CIPP, TEP is a Board Certified Trainer and Practitioner of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy, a Practitioner and Trainer of Psychodramatic BodyworkJean Campbell, LCSW, CIPP, TEP is a Board Certified Trainer and Practitioner of Psychodrama, Sociometry and Group Psychotherapy, a Practitioner and Trainer of Psychodramatic Bodywork®, a TEDx

Presenter, a Graduate of the Wholebeing Institute Certificate in Positive Psychology, and a Somatic Experiencing® Practitioner-In-Training. Jean has extensive teaching experience, including as an Adjunct Professor at San Diego University for Integrative Studies in San Diego, CA; as an Instructor in the Addiction Studies Program at UCLA Extension, University of California, Los Angeles, CA; as a Psychodrama Trainer at Onsite Workshops in Cumberland Furnace, TN.

Over the last 23 years, Jean has worked in a variety of clinical settings, including as Director of the Family Program at Inter-Care in New York, NY, as Clinical Director of Clearview Treatment Programs in Los Angeles, CA, in private practice and as a consultant. She started the Action Institute of California in 2005 and is committed to providing safe spaces for leadership, training and personal growth, so that everyone has the opportunity to step into his/her best self. Jean brings her own 30 year healing journey to every workshop or training she offers, is committed to using action to effect change on a body, mind and spiritual level, and believes that what we can’t do alone, we can do together.

Workshop Schedule:

Introductions 15 minutes
Opening Sociometry/Group Engagement
Sociometry Didactic
90 minutes
Objective: To offer participants 2 sociometric tools to help engage clients
To help participants identify 2 blocks to spontaneity
Question: Utilizing sociometry can help lower anxiety T F
Answer: True
BREAK 15 minutes
Doubling vs. Mirroring 30 minutes
Objective: Participants will be able to identify 2 difference between doubling and mirroring
Question: Clinicians should always mirror before doubling T F
Answer: False
Family Sociometry Demo 60 minutes
Objective: Clinicians will be educated on 2 engagement skills with addicted family systems
Question: Sociometry can:
A. Warm up the family to engage in the change process
B. Builds connection amongst family members
C. Help identify unexpressed needs
D. All of the above
Answer: D
Systemic Disease Sculpture 30 minutes
Objective: Clinicians will be educated on 2 benefits of teaching the systemic nature of addiction through action
Question: Teaching family members the systemic nature of addiction can help motivate them to pursue their own healing. T F
Answer: True
LUNCH 60 minutes
Sociometry Game 15 minutes
Objective: Addiction robs families of play, so clinicians will be taught a sociometric game to help families engage in a fun activity together.
Question: Anxiety and spontaneity are inversely related. T F
Answer: T
Brain Demonstration 45 minutes
Objective: Participants will be educated on the 3 parts of the brain and how they operate in addiction
Question: Understanding the triune brain can help family members develop compassion for the addict, and for themselves. T F
Answer: True
Enabler Bottle/Stool Demonstration 30 minutes
Objective: Participants will be educated on 2 components of the addiction/codependency dynamic.
Question: Addiction can’t thrive without codependency. T F
Answer: True
BREAK 15 minutes
Breaking Free From the Drama Triangle 30 minutes
Objective: Participants will be provided 2 specific tools for assisting families to understand how the Drama Triangle dynamic perpetuates addiction
Question: Every family member, including the addict, tends to be in each role in the drama triangle at some point. T F
Answer: True
Questions and Answers 15 minutes
Closing Sociometry 30 minutes
Objective: Participants will be educated on 2 differences between engagement and closing sociometry.
Question: Closing sociometry can help clients consolidate the gains they have made in treatment. T F
Answer: True

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