SPRING 2010 WORKSHOPS PROGRAM LISTING
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Please allow three weeks to receive a refund.
REFUNDS: PRACTICAL PLAY THERAPY TECHNIQUES IN A AWAKENING YOUR TRUE POWER
$80.00 half day | $100.00 full day SCHOOL SETTING Saturday, March 27 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
For a Refund request, you must call to drop or
HOW TO REGISTER: withdraw from the class before it meets; the Sunday, March 28 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Room# JH 1236 | BBS Approved \ 4 CEHs
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College Client Services at 1-818-677-2504 How do your clients or you go from the feeling of overwhelm,
Online at http://tsengcollege.csun.edu/ victimhood and powerlessness to experiencing true personal power
(M, Th & F 8 a.m.-5 p.m.) (T & W 8 a.m.–6:30 This workshop will give you practical techniques that will address
edpsych.html. If you have difficulty with online and being in charge of the direction of your life? True Power comes
p.m.). expression of feelings, behavior change, and social skills in a fun,
registration, phone for help 1-818-677-2504 from the Soul. Soul Power means taking action, speaking your truth
during office hours (8am to 5pm M-F). If you FOOD SERVICES experiential way. Visual learning methods that are quick and
effective, are used to help children cope. Goodie bag included! and manifesting your goals and desires. Masculine energy brings
are registering and paying for a participant other Brown bag lunch is recommended, as there are greater strength to face limiting fears preventing you from taking
than yourself, please call 1-818-677-2504 during no food services available on campus during the power. Feminine energy brings you love, flow and creativity.
works hours. Please DO NOT register online. weekends, local restaurants also an option. A materials fee of $12 will be due the instructor
on the day of the workshop. Developing presence, setting boundaries, clear and honorable
Online registration is the fastest and the most communications and understanding the shadow side of power are all
efficient way to register. SPECIAL NEEDS REQUESTS
The Workshops Program strives to meet the Presenter: MYTHILI JAGANATH, MFT, RPT-S, has worked part of acquiring personal power. Balance is also a part of True
Mail-In Registration. Mail the enclosed special needs of continuing education attendees. extensively with children and families in her private practice and Power. We'll balance the masculine and feminine energies and begin
completed form with payment to: Please submit requests prior to workshop at 818- in school programs. She holds a PPS credential in school the process of eliminating fears of being powerful. Join Helaine so
The Tseng College 677-2549 or email@example.com. Please leave counseling. She also conducts parent education classes and helps you and your clients can create what you each desire!
California State University, Northridge a detailed message regarding your request. parents navigate through the educational system. She brings her
18111 Nordhoff Street experience to the workshop to help participants create and use In this class you will:
Northridge, CA 91330-8343 PARKING PERMIT REQUIRED ►Understand the concepts of awakening your True Power
Daily Parking Permits cost $6.00. Parking
►Learn breathing processes for power
on campus requires a valid CSUN parking
PLEASE NOTE: The University is not responsible Presenter: YVONNE BENTLE, MFT has worked as a ►Explore and begin to release your fears of power
permit purchased on day of workshop.
for mail that is misdirected, lost, or late. coordinator of a school-based counseling program in San Diego, ►Understand how feminine and masculine energies
The parking permit must be affixed to the vehicle
CA as well as a supervisor for interns. She holds a PPS credential work together for power
By telephone: calling Tseng College client front inside windshield, lower corner, passenger
in school counseling and has provided counseling services at ►Begin the process of bringing your masculine
services at 1-818-677-2504 during office hours. side, while parked at CSUN. The entire permit
elementary schools for high-risk children. and feminine energy together
must be visible including serial number and
Walk-in at the Tseng College registration offices
security features. Student parking permits are not Most importantly, honor your true nature by allowing you to
on the CSUN campus, room 100 in the Matador CONTINUING EDUCATION IS APPROVED BY
valid in Faculty / Staff parking spaces.
Bookstore complex. The office hours for walk-in THE BOARD OF EHAVIORAL SCIENCE meet your more balanced and Powerful You!
Parking information and daily parking permits
registration are listed online at This program is open to professionals and
may be purchased at Information Booth #2 located
http://tsengcollege.csun.edu/edpsych.html. advanced students in health-related fields and Presenter: HELAINE Z. HARRIS, MA, MFT
on Prairie Street off Darby or Information Booth
is not suitable for the general public. We has practiced psychotherapy and lead seminars for over 25 years.
METHODS OF PAYMENT #1 located on Lindley Street off Nordhoff. Also,
provide affordable quality continuing education She is an award-winning author of Are You in Love with a Vampire?
Acceptable methods of payment are credit card parking permits may be purchased from a parking
hours and training to the professional Healing the Relationship Drain Game. Helaine is the past Education
(Visa or Mastercard), check (mail-in registration) permit dispenser located in the southeast corner
community of licensed MFTs, LCSWs, Teachers, Director for the Association for Energy Psychology. She is a part of
and electronic check. of the parking structure adjacent to Lot B5.
Interns, Trainees and other mental health the Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Team and creator of An
NOTE: Payment is due upon registration. Daily parking permits are only valid in student
professionals. We are an approved provider Awakening Center, blending traditional and alternative
Since these workshops fill quickly, early parking lots B5 and B6 (entrances located
(#PCE 306) for mandatory continuing education psychotherapies including: Reichian breathing, hypnosis, meditation,
registration is highly recommended. If you are off Plummer St.). If you need information, please
hours for MFTs & LCSWs requiring CEHs for Gestalt, EMDR, TFT, EFT and Shamanic Processes. She specializes
unable to pre-register for a workshop and call 818-677-2157 or visit http://www-admn.csun.
license renewals by the Board of Behavioral in issues of self-empowerment, relationship, sexuality, addiction and
providing the workshop is not filled, you may be edu/parking/general_park.html
Sciences. Conference attendees who complete survivors of physical and sexual abuse. She has appeared on NBC,
able to show up at the door and attend. However,
all required evaluations and attendance ABC and CBS Special Assignment.
the attendance verification certificate will be
documentation are eligible to receive the
withheld until registration and payment have PLEASE REGISTER EARLY! number of contact hours for workshop(s)
Registered participants must officially withdraw
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amount paid for the seminar in question will be of section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.
automatically credited to the participant’s CSUN Since the workshops fill
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There are no withdrawals, refunds or credits is highly recommended. modations should contact either the Center on Disabilities or the National Center on Deafness (for those who are
deaf or hard of hearing) for assistance as soon as you have made your decision to enroll.
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Retroactive withdrawal is not permitted.
SPRING 2010 WORKSHOPS PROGRAM LISTING (CONTINUED)
Diana Elaine Castle, M.S.
Heidi Kwok, M.S., MFT
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COUNSELING CHILD ABUSE: PREVENTION, ANXIETY IMPACTS All OF US
STRATEGIES: FROM RESISTANCE TO IDENTIFICATION, INTERVENTION & Sunday, April 18 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
REAL CHANGE TREATMENT Room# Educ. 1214 | BBS Approved \ 4 CEHs
Sunday, April 25 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. Sunday, May 2 | 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
XEDU 987 - CLASS # 2103-19041 Advisory Committee:
Room# Educ. 3117 | BBS Approved \ 7 CEHs Room# Educ. 1214 | BBS Approved \
XEDU 916 - CLASS # 2103-19039 7 CEHs | XEDU 923 - CLASS # 2103-19042 In this workshop we will discuss the difference Stan Charnofsky, Ed.D.
between normal protective anxiety and the
This full day workshop will cover the many This one-day course is designed to provide an Rie Rogers Mitchell, Ph.D.
anxiety disorders. We will begin by learning how
characteristics and legal aspects of working overview of the subject of child abuse prevention,
to differentiate between obsessive compulsive Luis Rubalcava, Ph.D.
with domestic violence cases. Mr. Barrella will identification, intervention and treatment. The
disorder, phobias, generalized anxiety, agora-
present many examples of effective interventions course will provide a historical perspective of the
phobia, panic disorder, and post-traumatic stress Charles Hanson, Ph.D.
with batterers and their partners. Based on over problem of child abuse and society’s response.
disorder. We will also discuss the comorbidity
20 years of clinical experience, Mr. Barrella will It will define and describe the different types Adele Gottfried, Ph.D
between anxiety and depression, determining
present dozens of innovative approaches to working of abuse, the dynamics involved, and the short which should be the primary focus in treatment.
with intimate partner violence. Successful term and long term effects. It will differentiate
Anxiety prevention in children and the role of
treatment strategies to address PTSD symptoms between intrafamilial and extrafamilial abuse.
anxiety in adolescents and the elderly will also
in children who witness domestic violence It will discuss the process of identification and
be featured. The majority of the session will be
will also be covered. These are deceptive and assessment. It will provide discussion of effective
on appropriate interventions and treatment,
complicated cases and many misperceptions and treatment, including innovative models of
intervention as well as specific therapeutic
including cognitive/behavioral, supportive START WITH ART
barriers to change come up. Through attending
techniques. It will offer information about the child
psychotherapy, imagery and mindfulness, role Sunday, April 11 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
this workshop, Mr. Barrella will provide the vital play, exposure/response prevention, relaxation Room# Educ. 1214 | BBS Approved \ 4 CEHs
tips needed to be a well-informed mental health protective services systems response to child abuse
techniques, and reframing risk taking. Self-help XEDU 964 - CLASS # 2103-19040
professional, business leader, law enforcement and the legal obligations for reporting child abuse
strategies, the role of secondary gain,
member or other professional who deals with by mandated reporters, issues of confidential-
ity, and privilege. The class will emphasize the
compassion and loving humor will also be Making art is a profound experience. It’s close to the soul and is a
domestic violence cases. Do not miss your taught. You will receive a tool kit of healing activity. This workshop is an art primer for therapists who
opportunity to learn from a leading expert in this need for collaboration between service providers
techniques to help clients empower themselves. want to use art techniques with clients but don’t know where to
area. working with families where abuse has occurred
start. We’ll start at the beginning with which art supplies to buy,
and provide information on resources available to Presenter: LILI ENDLICH, Ph.D.
Presenter: SCOTT BARRELLA, MS, LMFT where to buy them, and how to keep your office clean. From there
families in the community as well as educational Lili Endlich, Ph.D. MFT, has been teaching both
Scott Barrella, MS, LMFT is the Owner and Clinical and professional resources available to professionals we’ll move into the basics of art materials: How to use ink, paper,
clinicians and the lay public in the areas of canvas, paint and mixed-media to help people express things that
Director of Cornerstone Counseling Center working in the field. anxiety disorders, stress management, defeating
(www.CornerstoneSV.com). With several centers are otherwise unsayable. You will also learn to draw in one easy
depression, dealing with anger and criticism, and lesson (you’ll have to practice some, of course, but you’ll learn a
in Ventura County, Cornerstone is approved by Presenter: DANA WEINSTEIN, LCSW, MFT
assertiveness training, for more than twenty- fool-proof technique). Next, we’re off to the project room with 4
the both the Family Law and Criminal courts. Dana Weinstein, LCSW, MFT has been licensed
eight years. She has been conducting a private projects you can do with clients--children and adults, alike. You’ll
Cornerstone offers a variety of court-mandated for 23 years as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker
practice in Sherman Oaks while teaching and learn how these projects will improve self-awareness, intra-psychic
psycho-educational programs for treatment of a and Marriage Family Therapist. She has taught
presenting workshops throughout southern CA. communication, and emotional expression.
variety of conditions. Mr. Barrella has authored the BBS required course on Child Abuse Assessment
She has presented workshops in person, and on
three treatment books, developed and implemented and Treatment for Antioch University for the radio and television, for a large variety of groups
past five years. She has also provided teachers Let the Magic Happen
the Domestic Violence counseling program including the San Fernando Valley Community
for inmates, and has presented throughout the and school staff at LAUSD with the district
Mental Health Center, the IRS, Valley College, A materials fee of $12 will be due the instructor
United States on Domestic Violence treatment. mandated Child Abuse staff training for the past
Pierce College, the University of Phoenix, on the day of the workshop.
He is a sought-after resource who has consulted ten years. Ms. Weinstein has in depth experience
Phillips Graduate Institute, Pacific Oaks College,
with NBC Dateline, the Dr. Phil Show, and been a in Child Abuse Assessment and Treatment both Presenter: ROBIN SCOTT WALKER, MA, MFT
California State Employees Association,
guest expert on various radio shows. Mr. Barrella in her private practice for 25 years, as well as at Robin Walker, MFT has maintained a full-time private practice in
National Family Members Association and
also appeared as a guest expert on the Oprah UCLA Harbor Hospital for 2 years. She has also Woodland Hills, CA since 1987, where his specialties lie in child
Granada Hills Hospital.
Winfrey Show addressing Domestic Violence that been an expert witness for the California Board of therapy and in helping creatively-oriented adults. He is the past
Behavioral Sciences with a specialty in the area
occurs during pregnancy. He can be reached at “MINDFULNESS, GRIEF & HEALING: president of the Los Angeles chapter of the California Association
CornerstoneSB@aol.com or at 805-582-2619. of child abuse assessment, treatment, ethics, and CULTIVATING MEANING IN THE MIDST for Play Therapy, and has been a quoted expert in Child Magazine,
the law. Good Housekeeping, and the Los Angeles Times. Also an artist,
OF LOSS & EVERYDAY CHANGE”
THE JOURNEY OF LOVE: HEALING Saturday, April 17 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Robin Walker brings his knowledge of the creative process to his
HEART WOUNDS STRESS MANAGEMENT, TIME therapeutic work, helping people find more satisfying lives through
Room# Educ. 1117 | BBS Approved \ 4 CEHs
Saturday, May 8 | 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. MANAGEMENT AND PROCRASTINATION the arts. He is co-founder of the Alliance for Creative
XEDU 927A - CLASS # 2103-19049
Room# Educ. 1117 | BBS Approved \ 4 CEHs Saturday, April 17 | 8:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Psychotherapy and can generally be found with paint on his hands.
XEDU 968 - CLASS # 2103-19047 Room# Educ. 1117 | BBS Approved \ 4 CEHs Go online to see more www.RobinWalkerStudio.com or
There are so many types of losses and transitions in the human
XEDU 967 - CLASS # 2103-19046 www.MakingChildTherapyWork.com.
experience -- death, separation from family and friends, divorce,
Many of us crave love, yet we close our hearts because of broken dreams and failing health, as well as those losses,
previous hurt, rejection and abuse. We will explore these Stress is many things-the body’s reaction to change and
transitions and changes that are known only in the privacy of
heart wounds and release your fears and negative uncertainty, the gap between expectations & reality,
your heart. This workshop will focus on these often painful but
programming about Love. This frees your energy so you can unexpressed unmet needs, the feeling that the challenges of
powerfully transformative periods of life. Held in mindful
develop receptivity and compassion balanced by protection the world are overwhelming.
awareness and acceptance, aspects of loss can yield gifts of
and strength. Knowing what you need to feel safe enough to growth and deep healing. Methods: By exploring personal grief
surrender and still have boundaries is important in This workshop will offer an integrated framework allowing
you'll learn to identify and use the often hidden, positive aspects
developing healthy trust. We will use Meridian Tapping the therapist to feel comfortable employing techniques
within grief, loss and sadness to deepen your emotional and
Techniques (MTT), hypnosis, dyad processes and preventing burnout and reducing the discomfort of
spiritual development in daily life. Experiential exercises,
Shamanism to assist in healing your heart and the hearts of unmanaged or excessive stress, in a manner which results in
guided meditations, metaphor, cross-cultural ritual, and art-
your clients. As you explore the polarities of fear and trust the maximum benefit to the client.
process will also be used. This also a Public Workshop -
and masculine and feminine energy, you move gracefully Anyone is welcome to attend.
into expanding, thus knowing your deeper nature as Love. Uncontrolled stress is implicated in many disorders so it is
necessary to develop a set of stress management skills. When
Presenter: JULIE BRAMS-PRUDEAUX, LMFT is a licensed
In this workshop you will: stress is excessive or uncontrolled, burnout, a state of
therapist with a private practice in Encino and Sherman Oaks
•Uncover your fears of intimacy emotional, mental and physical exhaustion, is a frequent
and a certified bereavement counselor. Over the past nine years
•Explore healthy trust result. Effective Time Management is a critical part of stress
she has worked both individually and in groups with people
•Begin to heal past heart wounds management, so time management and the elimination of
facing loss and has been a Faculty Member of Systems
•Experience your masculine and feminine energy procrastination will be emphasized. The development of a
Workshops, evolving this experiential workshop for 7 years.
•Open your heart sense of competence & efficacy is one of our goals.
She created and facilitated grief support groups and healing
•Learn to apply these principles with clients circles around the issue of death and dying at WeSPARK in
Presenter: LILI ENDLICH, Ph.D. Studio City, and has published her views on the grief process.
By filling the emptiness in your heart and Soul, you tap into Lili Endlich, Ph.D. MFT, has been teaching both Her current project is a series of mindfulness-oriented
the Universal Energy Flow that is there for everyone. No clinicians and the lay public in the areas of anxiety workshops called: "Opening the Gift of Loss."
one ever needs to feel empty and lonely again! disorders, stress management, defeating depression www.JulieBrams.com
dealing with anger and criticism, and assertiveness
Presenter: HELAINE Z. HARRIS, MA, MFT training, for more than twenty-eight years. She has Presenter: JEROME J. FRONT, MA, MFT is in private
Helaine Z. Harris, MA, MFT has practiced psychotherapy been conducting a private practice in Sherman Oaks practice in Studio City. He is an experienced leader of
and lead seminars for over 25 years. She is an award- while teaching and presenting workshops throughout innovative training workshops and retreats, and teaches
winning author of Are You in Love with a Vampire? southern CA. She has presented workshops in person, meditation. He is an Adjunct Faculty member in the Graduate
Healing the Relationship Drain Game. Helaine is the past and on radio and television, for a large variety of School of Clinical Psychology at Pepperdine University, and is
Education Director for the Association for Energy also a consultant to major corporations on using meditative
groups including the San Fernando Valley Community
Psychology. She is a part of the Red Cross Disaster Mental perspectives for wellness. Jerome leads a CEU Weekend
Mental Health Center, the IRS, Valley College,
Health Team and creator of An Awakening Center, Retreat each May at the Esalen Institute in Big Sur called
Pierce College, the University of Phoenix, Phillips
blending traditional and alternative psychotherapies “Mindfulness in Deep Relationship: A Retreat on the Sources of
Graduate Institute, Pacific Oaks College, California
including: Reichian breathing, hypnosis, meditation, Gestalt, Nourishment.” More mindfulness information at:
State Employees Association, National Family
EMDR, TFT, EFT and Shamanic Processes. She specializes www.JeromeFront.com.
Members Association and Granada Hills Hospital.
in issues of self-empowerment, relationship, sexuality,
addiction and survivors of physical and sexual abuse. She
has appeared on NBC, ABC and CBS Special Assignment.
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