Brave Play offers continuing education for mental health professionals that is interactive and experiential. You’ll come away with more knowledge, new skills to enhance your practice, renewed energy, and meaningful connections. In today’s fast-paced world and complex mental health systems, many practitioners feel overwhelmed and experience burnout and other health problems. Our professional trainings are designed to offer you a safe space with unique opportunities to nourish your personal and professional selves.

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  • Ethical Considerations for Professional Counselors: Telehealth Counseling

    Ethical Considerations for Professional Counselors: Telehealth Counseling

    Presenter: Ashley Garrett, LPC-S, RPT-S

    Date: Monday, May 25th, 2020

    Time: 6pm-8pm CST

    Location: LIVE Webinar Due to COVID-19

    This training will provide counselors with standards to help them practice telebehavioral health in an ethical manner. It will also provide resources on the use of technology in telehealth. Topics will include ethical standards related to telebehavioral health; use of technology in telehealth; social media policies; intervention and reference applications. Case studies will be utilized.

    Learning Objectives: Identify five additional standards you can utilize to help you practice telebehavioral health in an ethical manner; and examine sample technology to assist you with sending and receiving HIPAA compliant information to your clients.

    2.00 Clock Hours (ETHICS)
    National Board for Certificate Counselors ­ Provider No. 6763

    COST: $40.00 (Contact Hours included)
    GCC Team Members: FREE

    PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by 05/22/2020

    Making Payment: Once you register, the link will be provided in the submission box. You have not RESERVED your seat until you have paid.

    FORMAT: We will use Google Meet for this training. A link will be sent to the email you use to register.

  • Ethical Considerations for Counselors: Topical Issues During COVID

    Ethical Considerations for Professional Counselors: Topical Issues during COVID

    Presenter: Ashley Garrett, LPC-S, RPT-S

    Date: Monday, May 22th, 2020

    Time: 12pm-415pm CST

    Location: LIVE Webinar Due to COVID-19

    This training will provide counselors with standards to help them practice ethically according to the ACA Code of Ethics. Using case studies and small group experiential learning, participants will explore topics such as courtroom testimony, advocacy, the importance of using decision-making models in ethical decision making, common ethical issues for new counselors, and ethics within the systems perspective.

    Learning Objectives: Identify ACA Code of Ethics standards related to courtroom testimony. Identify the ACA Code of Ethics standards related to advocacy issues in current times. Identify ACA Code of Ethics related to informed consent and release of information, including new case law in Alabama. Identify the importance of case consultation as a new and experienced counselor and learn what the ACA Code of Ethics states regarding these issues. Identify three concerns regarding the systems perspective and the ACA Code of Ethics.

    4.00 Clock Hours (ETHICS)
    National Board for Certificate Counselors ­ Provider No. 6763

    COST: $80.00 (Contact Hours included)
    GCC Team Members: FREE

    PREREGISTRATION IS REQUIRED by 05/22/2020

    Making Payment: Once you register, the link will be provided in the submission box. You have not RESERVED your seat until you have paid.

    FORMAT: We will use Google Meet for this training. A link will be sent to the email you use to register.

  • 3rd Annual Brave Play Women’s Retreat

    Retreat to the Blue Ridge Mountains, - Asheville, NC
    November 13th-16th, 2020
    3 nights and 4 days retreat!
    All-inclusive Mental Wellness Retreat includes
    12 CEUs, room, all meals, and transportation to and from the airport. Early Bird Price until March 31st:
    Solo Room / $1300.00
    Shared Room (share king bed) / 650.00

    Limited to 10 participants.

    Email us at garrett@garrettcounseling.com to register

     

     

  • Sandtray – December 2019

    This is a two-day introductory workshop that teaches the basics of Sandtray and Sandplay ® knowledge. Counselors will gain insight into foundational components of sandtray/play. Counselors will increase their knowledge in order to offer clients this experiential healing opportunity of self-expression, gaining access to the unconscious, and empowerment through creative problem-solving. Beginners Level.

  • Sandtray for the Novice Mental Health Professional – December 2019

    This is an introductory workshop that teaches the basics of Sandtray and Sandplay ® knowledge. Counselors will gain insight into foundational components of sandtray/play. Counselors will increase their knowledge in order to offer clients this experiential healing opportunity of self-expression, gaining access to the unconscious, and empowerment through creative problem-solving. Beginners Level.

  • AutPlay Therapy

    This is a two-day intensive certification training. This training focuses on teaching the AutPlay Therapy treatment approach, a play therapy and behavioral therapy approach to working with children and adolescents with autism spectrum disorder, neurodevelopmental disorders, and other developmental disabilities.

  • Brave Play Annual Retreat
  • Ethical Considerations for Licensed Professional Counselors
  • Ethical Conceptualization of the Christian Client

    Ethical Conceptualization of the Christian Client: Implications for Culturally-Informed Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment.

  • Playdate with Lisa Dion

    This 2 day workshop will take participants to new possibilities as they explore a science based process for working with children at the deepest, most profound levels while staying safe and sane

  • Sexual Issues in Couples Work

    This training is designed for therapists in agency and private practice settings who are interested in learning more about couples interventions and techniques specific to sexual issues, with a focus on eliminating shame around sex.

  • Sandtray Weekend – November 2018

    This is an introductory session for basic sand tray and sand play knowledge. Counselors will gain insight on the foundation components on what sand tray/play are, as well as leave with knowledge on which to offer clients this healing opportunity.

  • Playdate with Paris

    TAMING THE TRAUMA: USING FLEXIBLY SEQUENTIAL PLAY THERAPY WITH TRAUMATIZED CHILDREN

  • The Gatekeeper: Advancing your counselor supervision skills

    Workshop attendees will learn about the role and functions of clinical supervision, including different models of supervision. Through experiential learning, attendees will learn techniques they can use immediately with supervisees.

  • Mastering the DSM-5® to Achieve Developmental and Culturally Sensitive Clinical Case Formulation

    Learn appropriate use of the DSM-5® Cross-Cutting Symptom Measures, Disorder-Specific Severity Measures, Disability Measures, and the Early Development and Home Background forms to ensure client welfare and competence with multicultural issues and diversity in assessment.

  • NATIONAL BOARD FOR CERTIFIED COUNSELORS (NBCC)

    All trainings are available for NBCC credit.

    Garrett Counseling has been approved by NBCC as an Approved Continuing Education Provider, ACEP No. 6763. Programs that do not qualify for NBCC credit are clearly identified. Garrett Counseling is solely responsible for all aspects of the programs.

  • ASSOCIATION FOR PLAY THERAPY (APT)

    APT Approved Provider 15-430

    Concerns & Complaint Policy: If you have any complaint or concern about access or quality of any of the trainings please contact garrett@garrettcounseling.com and your concern will be reviewed and addressed promptly.

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