CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF

MARRIAGE & FAMILY THERAPISTS 

CENTRAL COAST CHAPTER

Central Coast Therapists

To strengthen the Marriage & Family therapy
profession & better serve 
our Central Coast community.


Events - Year View

Upcoming events

    • Fri, July 15, 2022
    • 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
    • via Zoom on your computer / device
    Register


    Central Coast–CAMFT

    presents:

    Emotional Sobriety as a Catalyst Toward Sustainable Sobriety
    (Q&A to Follow Presentation)

    Presented By:
    Andrew Susskind, LCSW, SEP, CGP

    A Zoom Presentation

    Friday, July 15, 2022
    10:00 am – 11:30 am

    1.5 CEUs

    Our Presentation

    This interactive presentation explores how Emotional Sobriety skills enhance sustainable chemical and behavioral sobriety. Through the principles of Somatic Psychology, Interpersonal Neurobiology and Positive Psychology, emotional sobriety will be seen as a tool toward fulfilling, intimate relationships.

    Measurable Objectives

    1. Describe how nervous system regulation supports sobriety.
    2. Identify three Emotional Sobriety skills.
    3. Distinguish between Chemical Sobriety and Emotional Sobriety.

      About Our Presenter

      Andrew Susskind, LCSW, is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Somatic Experiencing and Brainspotting Practitioner, Certified Group Psychotherapist and author based on the Westside of Los Angeles since 1992 specializing in trauma and addictions. His recent book, It’s Not About the Sex: Moving from Isolation to Intimacy after Sexual Addiction (Central Recovery Press, June 2019) joins his workbook, From Now On: Seven Keys to Purposeful Recovery which was released in 2014.

      Cost:
      $25 Central Coast-CAMFT Members (CEUs)
      $10 General Admission (No CEUs)
      $30 for Non-Chapter Members (CEUs)
      $0 Chapter Board Members (CEUs)

      Unless otherwise specified, our courses meet the qualifications for hours of continuing education credits for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Completion of this course earns a discount on liability insurance.  You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the workshop.

      The Central Coast Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for MFTs, Associates and students, MSWs, LEPs and LPCCs. The Central Coast Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

      Grievance
      While the Central Coast Chapter of CAMFT makes every effort to assure fair treatment for all participants and attempts to anticipate problems, there will be occasional issues with regard to presentations/workshops which will require intervention and/or action on the part of the board. This procedural description serves as a guideline for handling such grievances.

      When a participant files a grievance and expects action on the complaint, the following actions will be taken:

      1. The participant(s) will be asked to put concerns in writing (this can be in electronic form, such as an email).
      2. If the grievance concerns a presenter, the content presented by the speaker, or the style of presentation, the individual filing the grievance will be asked to put his/her comments in written format. The Board will then pass on the comments to the speaker, assuring the confidentiality of the grieved individual.
      3. If the grievance concerns a presentation/workshop offering, its content, level of presentation, or the facilities in which the workshop was offered, the Board will mediate and will be the final arbitrator. If the participant requests action, the Board will:
          • provide a credit for a subsequent presentation/workshop or
          • provide a partial or full refund of the presentation/workshop fee

          Refund Policy
          Refund policy for all events: Registrants who do not attend or fail to cancel registration seven days prior to scheduled event will be charged full fee. The only exception will be for registrants who are unable to attend due to an emergency. If you need to cancel, please contact Chapter President Kim Richards within 10 days of the upcoming event at 805.458.8063 or email Kim Richards at richardskimlmft@gmail.com.

          Special Accommodations
          If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any of our events, please contact Chapter President Kim Richards within 10 days of the upcoming event at 805.458.8063 or email Kim Richards at richardskimlmft@gmail.com.

          • Fri, August 26, 2022
          • 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
          • via Zoom on your computer / device
          Register


          Central Coast–CAMFT

          presents:

          Differentiating CPTSD and PTSD
          and the Integral Role
          of Embodiment in
          Trauma Treatment

          Presented By:
          Leslie Bullock, LCSW

          A Zoom Presentation

          Friday, August 26, 2022
          9:00 am – 11:00 am

          2 CEUs*

          Our Presentation

          In a combination of didactic and experiential learning, this workshop will provide an in-depth understanding of the clinical difference between CPTSD (Complex trauma) and PTSD, as well as discuss common trauma responses associated with CPTSD. A brief history of the development of trauma diagnoses will be discussed for context. Participants will also learn about the continuum of dissociation and the important healing role of embodiment in treating Complex trauma. Simple 1-2 minute embodiment practices will be demonstrated and practiced together to enable participants to utilize them with clients.

          Measurable Objectives

          1. Name three criterion differentiating CPTSD from PTSD.  
          2. Identify the four categories of Complex trauma responses.
          3. Describe three benefits of utilizing embodiment practices in Complex trauma treatment.
          4. Name four embodiment practices for trauma healing.

            About Our Presenter

            Leslie Bullock, LCSW, is a licensed psychotherapist in private practice in San Luis Obispo. Leslie specializes in treating individuals with Complex Trauma, PTSD, relational / attachment trauma and trauma-related stress. Her focus is the centrality of the mind / body connection and embodiment-based treatment for trauma healing. She is a Trauma Resiliency Model (TRM) practitioner with the Trauma Resource Institute, and a certified EMDR provider. Leslie is also a registered yoga teacher (RYT 500) and certified Trauma Center Trauma-Sensitive yoga (TCTSY) facilitator through the Center for Trauma and Embodiment (CTE). She currently facilitates trauma sensitive yoga classes for small groups and is a yoga instructor at CMC through the Prison Yoga Project’s (PYP).

            Leslie received her master’s degree in Social Work from California State University, Fresno,  and undergraduate degrees in Psychology and Social Work from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA. Before establishing a private practice, Leslie worked as a medical social worker, hospice social worker and school social worker in Fresno, CA. Prior to her graduate work Leslie lived in Thailand for 10 years where she worked in Thai refugee camps as a resettlement caseworker.


            This course is suitable for LMFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, LFCCs, associates of the preceding categories, and students. This course is eligible for 2 continuing education units. Online, via Zoom. Registered attendees will receive a Zoom link at the time of registration.

            Cost:
            $25 Central Coast-CAMFT Members (CEUs*)
            $0 Chapter Board Members
            $10 General Admission (No CEUs)
            $30 for Non-Chapter Members (CEUs*)

            Unless otherwise specified, our courses meet the qualifications for hours of continuing education credits for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs and/or LEPs as required by the Board of Behavioral Sciences. Completion of this course earns a discount on liability insurance.  You will receive a certificate of completion at the end of the workshop.

            The Central Coast Chapter of CAMFT is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for MFTs, Associates and students, MSWs, LEPs and LPCCs. The Central Coast Chapter of CAMFT maintains responsibility for this program/course and its content.

            Grievance
            While the Central Coast Chapter of CAMFT makes every effort to assure fair treatment for all participants and attempts to anticipate problems, there will be occasional issues with regard to presentations/workshops which will require intervention and/or action on the part of the board. This procedural description serves as a guideline for handling such grievances.

            When a participant files a grievance and expects action on the complaint, the following actions will be taken:

            1. The participant(s) will be asked to put concerns in writing (this can be in electronic form, such as an email).
            2. If the grievance concerns a presenter, the content presented by the speaker, or the style of presentation, the individual filing the grievance will be asked to put his/her comments in written format. The Board will then pass on the comments to the speaker, assuring the confidentiality of the grieved individual.
            3. If the grievance concerns a presentation/workshop offering, its content, level of presentation, or the facilities in which the workshop was offered, the Board will mediate and will be the final arbitrator. If the participant requests action, the Board will:
                • provide a credit for a subsequent presentation/workshop or
                • provide a partial or full refund of the presentation/workshop fee

                Refund Policy
                Refund policy for all events: Registrants who do not attend or fail to cancel registration seven days prior to scheduled event will be charged full fee.  The only exception will be for registrants who are unable to attend due to an emergency.  If you need to cancel, please contact Chapter President Kim Richards within 10 days of the upcoming event at (805) 458-8063 or email Kim Richards at richardskimlmft@gmail.com.

                Special Accommodations
                If you require a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in any of our events, please contact Chapter President Kim Richards within 10 days of the upcoming event at 805.458.8063 or email Kim Richards at richardskimlmft@gmail.com.

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