Friday 11/2/2018 9 a.m.–4:00p.m. 6 CE hours or 6 NBCC hours OPA: Ethics and Cultural Competency 6 hours OCSWMFT: Continuing Education for Counselors/Social Workers 6 hours OCDP: C2 - Counseling Procedures & Strategies with Addicted Populations 6 hours OR R1 – Field Related Other 6 hours John Carroll University, Dolan Center for Science and Technology, Room 202-203 Instructor: Christine Elliott, Ph.D. This seminar is designed for mental health professionals who are intrigued by the possibilities for integrating spirituality into their work in psychotherapy, but don't know where to start. Participants will develop skills in: assessing spiritual beliefs even when they have minimal personal knowledge about specific religious groups, distinguishing between healthy and unhealthy expressions of spiritual beliefs, and recognizing the impact of their own beliefs and values on the process of psychotherapy. They will learn how to be open and welcoming of their clients' spiritual beliefs and experiences, as well as developing knowledge and practice of specific interventions which utilize spiritual beliefs. The will also discover the uniquely effective power of spiritual approaches in addressing several life challenges which are difficult to confront using only traditional psychological methods. Click here for more information and to register.