Breakout Session 4
3:15pm - 4:15pm
1) Bridging the Gap: Supervision and the Opioid Crisis
Presenter: Debra A Murray Psy. D., CSAC,,ICS; Bill Bakalars MS, LPC, CSAC; Jessie Latten, Ph.D.
Opioid use in the United States has been called a public health crisis, of which counselors are at the forefront. Thus, it is essential for clinical supervisors to examine evidence best practices. Therefore, various models of clinical supervision will be discussed in this context, such as competency-based, treatment-based, developmental and integrative. Furthermore, a creative exchange of ideas, methods and techniques will be provided, which can be incorporated with any supervision model to bridge the gap between the classroom and the clinic for counseling opioid using clients.
2) Advocacy for Counselors
Presenter: Emily Berge, MS, LPC
The mission of the WCA Advocacy branch is to empower Wisconsin Counselors to be legislative advocates and advance policy issues that impact the counseling profession. Join this session to learn more about Government basics, why advocacy is important for counselors, what policies are facing Wisconsin counselors currently and what we can do about it
3) TRAUMA in 20/20: The Healed Lens Effect ™
Presenter: Marrika Rodgers, MS, LPC
The Healed Lens Effect is a new therapeutic model for addressing trauma. During the session, participants will be provided with effective tools to help their clients unpack past / present trauma, more efficiently. Participants will acquire new techniques on how to hone their assessment skills by identifying the root causes of their client’s trauma. The goal of the session is to train clinicians on how to help their clients transform the trauma lens to healed lens from a holistic approach.