Monthly Trainings

 

Date

Session Title/Topic

Registration

Link

Session

Info

3/5/24

5:00 - 6:00 CST/ 6:00 - 7:00 EST

MTCA Presents: 

Leveraging Protective Factors in Trauma-Informed Care

Cayce Watson

 

   

3/28/24

5:30 - 6:30 pm CST/ 6:30 - 7:30 pm EST

SMCA Presents: 

Understanding and Addressing LGBTQIA+ Suicide Risk 

Speaker: Jordan B. Westcott, Ph.D., NCC (she/her)

1 CE available

Free for TCA members, $10 for non-members

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4/25/24

11:00 am CST - 12:00 pm CST

12:00 pm EST - 1:00 pm EST

TCA Ethics Committee Presents: 

Cultivating Humility: Embracing Diversity & Building Understanding in the LGBT+ Community

Speaker: Ray A. White, Ed.S., LPC/MHSP/AS, NCC, ACS

1 CE available = qualifies for 1.0 of Ethics

Free for TCA members, $10 for non-members

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MTCA Presents:

Leveraging Protective Factors in Trauma-Informed Care

Date and Time: Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at 5:00 - 6:00 pm CST/ 6:00 - 7:00 pm EST

CEs available:  1

Location:  Zoom

Presenters: Cayce Watson, LAPSW

Program Description

Presenter Information: Dr. Cayce Watson is a Licensed Advanced Practice Social Worker in Tennessee and a Building Strong Brains Trainer. She is currently an Associate Professor of Practice with Texas Tech University and Adjunct Faculty with the Department of Social Work at Lipscomb University. Her practice background is primarily serving pregnant women with Opioid Use Disorder.



SMCA Presents:

Understanding and Addressing LGBTQIA+ Suicide Risk

Date and Time: Thursday, March 28, 2024 at 5:30 - 6:30 pm CST/ 6:30 - 7:30 pm EST

CEs available:  1.0 hours

Location:  Zoom

Presenters: Jordan B. Westcott, Ph.D., NCC (she/her).

Program Description: LGBTQIA+ people are at elevated risk of suicide compared to the general population due to systemic and interpersonal discrimination and stigma. In this webinar, Dr. Jordan Westcott will contextualize suicide risk in LGBTQIA+ populations using the Interpersonal Theory of Suicide and Minority Stress Theory. She will also describe how counselors can use Relational Cultural Theory to enhance best practices for suicide prevention and intervention with LGBTQIA+ students and clients.

Objectives:  

  • Describe at least three contributors to suicide risk for LGBTQIA+ populations.
  • Identify at least two ways to use Relational Cultural Theory principles to address LGBTQIA+ suicide risk.
  • Apply at least one evidence-based intervention for suicide prevention and intervention with LGBTQIA+ clients and students.

 

Presenter Information: 

Dr. Jordan B. Westcott (she/her) is an Assistant Professor of Counselor Education at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. Through qualitative and quantitative approaches, Dr. Westcott ex

pl

ores structural factors that facilitate and inhibit health equity for marginalized populations and the role of counselors in advancing optimum growth and development for all people. Her primary populations of focus are older adults and LGBTQIA+ individuals, families, and communities, as well as intersections with these populations. Through the Counselor-Advocate-Scholar model (CAS

; Ratts & Greenleaf, 2018), Jordan uses her research to advocate on behalf of LGBTQIA+ health and aging. With 12 peer-reviewed publications and 30 peer-reviewed presentations, Jordan is an active scholar focused on aging, LGBTQIA+ health, and counselor advocacy. She is engaged with the counseling profession as a leader and advocate, serving as Co-Chair of the SAIGE Education Committee, Chair of the American Counseling Association Public Policy and Legislative Committee, and Communications Coordinator for the Education Psychology & Counseling department at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. She is an Editorial Board member for The Journal of LGBTQ Issues in Counseling, ADULTSPAN Journal, and Trauma Counseling & Resilience. She is also a Guest Associate Editor for the ADULTSPAN Journal Special Issue, "Preparing for Medicare Integration."

 

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TCA Ethics Committee Presents:

Cultivating Humility: Embracing Diversity & Building Understanding in the LGBT+ Community

Date and Time: Thursday, April 25, 2024 at 11:00 am - 12: pm CST/ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

CEs available:  1.0 hours in Ethics

Location:  Zoom

Presenters: Ray A. White, Ed.S., LPC/MHSP/AS, NCC, ACS

Program Description: This workshop aims to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of cultural humility (as opposed to cultural competency) as a basis for counseling folks who identify with the LGBT+ community.

Objectives:  

  • Participants will be able to differentiate between cultural humility and cultural competence.
  • Participants will be able to demonstrate skills for active listening across cultures.
  • Participants will be able to identify 3 strategies for engaging with diverse communities.

Presenter Information:  Ray A. White holds a Specialist in Education degree with an emphasis in Counselor Leadership, from East Tennessee State University. He is licensed by the State of TN as a LPC/MHSP/AS and provides supervision to counselors working towards their LPC/MHSP license. Additionally he is a National Certified Counselor (NBCC) and Approved Clinical Supervisor (CCE) who teaches graduate level courses in counseling.

 

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 The Tennessee Counseling Association has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 2043. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. The Tennessee Counseling Association is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.