Understanding Infant Mental Health as a Place where Trauma Starts and where we can Heal

NASW Wisconsin

Mark Wills 0 11
Noon-1 p.m. Central

Understanding our client’s, as well as our own trauma experiences, emotional development/health and attachment style as a universal understanding of human experience rather than an "us vs. them" approach to our work, as we are all one in the same; We all experience emotional development in infancy and we all are susceptible to trauma in our lifetime. We all function in relationships that can serve as a source of stress/trauma and resiliency.

Introduction to the Diagnosis and Treatment of Dissociation Identity Disorder

NASW Wisconsin

Mark Wills 0 5
Noon-1 p.m. Central

The etiology and prevalence of Dissociation Identity Disorder (DID) will be explored, along with how to differentiate it from other disorders, including borderline personality disorder. Useful tips in diagnosing DID will be discussed, including reducing false positives and false negatives. An eleven-step treatment process, designed to be implemented using therapeutic tools already possessed by most therapists, will be presented.

Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work: A Guidebook in Mental Health and Related Professions

NASW Wisconsin

Mark Wills 0 13
Noon-1:30 p.m. Central

This webinar is based on findings in SaraKay’s fourth book, Burnout and Self-Care in Social Work: A Guidebook for Students and Those in Mental Health and Related Professions, ed 2, (NASW Press), where 5 burnout arenas, 4 underlying psycho-social causes (attendant syndromes), and care strategies (both self and societal) to address and alleviate burnout are highlighted.

Ethical Considerations with LGBTQIA+ Clients


Mark Wills 0 386
8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Central

This workshop will cover applicable codes and cultural competence standards, definitions of gender, gender identity, sex, and sexuality, language use considerations, transition stages, confidentiality boundaries and steps for resolving ethical dilemmas.

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